The board game has been designed from scratch as a board game. Unlike the video game, Plague Inc: The Board Game doesn't rely on thousands of algorithms to simulate the spread of disease. Instead we use a number of specialised tabletop mechanics which let players behave like a Plague. It shares a lot of the same concepts as the video game (e.g. spending DNA points to evolve your disease, needing to evolve cold resistance to infect Greenland) but it also stands proudly on its own two feet.