Saving the world from a Pandemic

Board Musings

Who wouldn’t want to save the world? In Pandemic that is exactly what you are endeavouring to do; find cures for the 4 diseases that are sweeping the globe before time runs out. Everybody works together to beat the game and save humanity. This is our most played game and one of our favourites, we love cooperative games and this seems well balanced for two players with most games feeling that they are on a knife edge between success and failure.

Each player takes on a role with their own special abilities: faster treatment of disease (medic), sharing knowledge with other players more easily (researcher), or needing less information to discover a cure (scientist). However, we do feel some roles are much better than others, with the contingency planner being particularly weak in comparison to the other available roles. His ability to retrieve a previously used event in order to reuse it is…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on June 10, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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