The New Doom Board Game Looks HotLuke Plunkett7/28/16 7:00pmFiled to: doomboard gamestabletop gamesfantasy flight4712EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink There was a Doom board game released in 2004. This isn’t it. This one is brand new. Made by the same company (Fantasy Flight) behind the original, 2016's Doom is based on the look of the new game, and is modelled a lot more closely on Fantasy Flight’s Imperial Assault (right down to the games sharing a designer). With Imperial Assault being awesome, this is good news. Like IA (and Descent), Doom is a co-op tactical strategy game (think XCOM), where teams of 2-4 play as the marines as they engage in turn-based battle with another player, who takes control of all the forces of hell. While having 2-4 marines running around isn’t very Doom, this game is making other nods to id’s latest, like bringing over the melee execution system. Advertisement Advertisement Most promising, like most FF games these days, are the miniatures, with the base game shipping with 37 characters (4 marines, 33 demons) that look very, very good.It’ll be out at the end of the year. I’ll hopefully have a review of it up not long after.More Fantasy Flight stuff:Star Wars: Armada: The Kotaku ReviewStar Wars: Imperial Assault: The Kotaku ReviewStar Wars: Rebellion: The Kotaku ReviewLuke Plunkettplunkett@kotaku.com@lukeplunkettLuke Plunkett is a Contributing Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.