Pandemic

Pandemic

You are specialists at the CDC/Atlanta where you watch several virulent diseases break out simultaneously all over the world. The team mission is to prevent a world-wide pandemic outbreak, treating hotspots while researching cures for each of the four plagues before they get out of hand.

Players must plan their strategy to mesh their specialist's strengths before the diseases overwhelm the world. For example, the Operations Specialist can build research stations, which are needed to find cures for the diseases. The Scientist needs only 4 cards of a particular disease to cure it instead of the normal 5. But the diseases are breaking out fast and time is running out: the team must try to stem the tide of infection in diseased areas while developing cures. If disease spreads uncontrolled, the players all lose. If they can cure all four diseases, they win.

The board shows earth with some big population centres. On each turn a player can use four actions to travel, cure, discover and build. Cards are used for this but the deck also contains Epidemics...

Expanded by:

Pandemic: On the Brink
Pandemic: mini expansion "De Generalist"

BoardGameGeek Info

Publisher
Z-Man Games
Published in
2008
My Rating
0.0
BGG Rating
7.55
BGG Rank
74
Players
2-4
Ages
8+
Duration
0:45
Complexity
2.4235 / 5
Acquired
July 2017
Eager to Play
No
Plays
3
Last Played
July 28, 2017
Time Spent
2:15

Three plays

  • May 16, 2013
  • May 20, 2009
  • July 28, 2017