About Pandemic, 10 Anniversary Edition Board Game: 2-4 player game 45 Minute playing time Age 8+ Originally published in 2008 Board Game Mechanisms Cooperative Play Hand Management Point to Point Movement Strategy game Family Friendly Board Game Description: Several diseases have broken out simultaneously around the world and the players are on a mission to treat the diseases before they get out of hand. Each figure has been carefully sculpted based on the 2nd edition character designs, and theyve been painted with a wash to really make those details pop! To complement the minimalist design of the case, Pandemic 10th Anniversary Edition features all-new art and graphic design. One aspect not included in the base game are petri dishes. This is the only aspect that taints Pandemic 10th Anniversary Edition for a super fan of the series, whom will most probably own these very expansions. If you have questions or feedback, please share in the comments below. Or at least I would like to see pictures of more than the box and minis. Before even cracking the box open there is a big, weighty, change.
Wooden Bits One of our goals with Pandemic 10th was to highlight the very best of both 1st and 2nd edition. I thought the Quarantine Specialist didn't come in the Core Game. Instead of a regular game box Pandemic 10th Anniversary Edition comes in a metal, carryable, flat first aid kit shaped case. These were included in the On The Brink expansion and in this edition are there to simply hold the four types of disease cubes. It seems this is more of a sideways move than forward, though it is hardly a negative.
Designed by Matt Leacock published by Z-Man Games. When originally playing the regular edition I never had an issue with the sizing of the board. This being said, a few special event cards would have gone down well — especially if it referenced curing the world for the past 10 years in some way. The 10th Anniversary Edition includes a custom metal box was inspired by the look of early 20th century first aid kits. These miniatures come unpainted, though are of decent quality that could easily be painted, with coloured bases that match the player cards.
Those roles were new to that edition, but not to the 10th Anniversary edition. Buying a game only to find out about the new shiny version that comes out next week is part of the initiation. Due to this, the much loved core experience of Pandemic remains unchanged, and you can check out how the game plays in our review of the. Yet again, the fate of humanity is in your hands! × To ensure your order is prepared as soon as possible, we recommend ordering any preorders separately in their own order. This includes the Quarantine Specialist and Contingency Planner whom were only added in when the second edition of Pandemic was released back in 2013. Pandemic: 10th Anniversary Edition Gameplay-wise, this is the classic, beloved co-op—you and your team are still the only things standing in the way of deadly diseases that threaten the world, and you must work together to avert disaster.
Join us weekly, as we explore new games, share the art of board games and maybe even teach you a thing or two. About Board Game Coffee: We are Board Game Media Professionals, helping you find your next board game. To complement the minimalist design of the case, Pandemic 10th Anniversary Edition features all-new art and graphic design. . Yet, to some, they are no better than the more modern looking transparent coloured plastic cubes found in the regular version. This anniversary edition is for all intents and purposes a aesthetic change, featuring component upgrades and a couple of extras that do not impact the way the game is played.
You can get almost the same game experience from the regular edition. If a game box was to attract attention this metal box does the job, as it is distinctive and captures the theme of the game perfectly. The color palette, the layout, and even some special effects that render some of the printed materials as if they were made in an antique printshop really complete the whole design. Refunds by law: In Australia, consumers have a legal right to obtain a refund from a business if the goods purchased are faulty, not fit for purpose or don't match the seller's description. Notice that there is a new design for the cards. Each player has Four actions to travel between cities and to treat the infected areas.
I'll try better next time guys! One slight annoyance is that the base of the box is not flat, due ot the lid design, so it cannot stand up perfectly vertical on a shelf. Leaving the gameplay untouched was a wise idea, for a game that is loved by so many. The colour palette, the layout, and even some special effects that render some of the printed materials as if they were made in an antique printshop. Gone are player pawns, replaced by some detailed miniatures of the seven playable characters. New-Unopened-Factory SealedRelease Dec 13thIf purchased Dec 10-12 product will be shipped December 13th for the release.
The Quarantine Specialist as well as the Contingency Planner is in my core game, which is the 2nd edition released in 2013. Z-Man Games was so pleased to announce that the game would feature wooden cubes. When you get the lid open it is instantly obvious this attention to upgrading the game continues. And, for you hardcore Pandemic fans, the box comes with gaskets that allow you to mount it to the wall of your game room. The series has seen multiple spin offs, including critically acclaimed legacy editions which helped kickstarted a genre of board games. But this Anniversary Edition offers very little incentive to splurge on what is essentially a base game with upgraded components. We specialize in Overview, review, unboxing and how to play videos.