Board games: Why are they becoming so popular?

Board game designers, sellers and players have explained why there is a growing appetite for face-to-face gaming in place of the online world.

The board game industry has seen a resurgence in recent years and is expected to carry on growing further.

Industry forecasters predict the global board game market will be worth more than £9bn by 2023.

Here, those who spend their free time playing games either at home or in cafes and bars, explain why the trend is growing.