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Board Game Collection: Pandemic

A guide to information about the University of Idaho's board game collection and the the games that are a part of it


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Four diseases have broken out in the world and it is up to a team of specialists in various fields to find cures for these diseases before mankind is wiped out. Players must work together, playing to their characters' strengths and planning their strategy of eradication before the diseases overwhelm the world with ever-increasing outbreaks. For example, the Operation Specialist can build research stations, which are needed to find cures for the diseases. 

chart indicating that pandemic requires 2-4 players, plays in 45 minutes, features a medical theme, and offers cooperative play, trading, hand management, and variable player powers mechanics


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Rules of play PDF