As skilled members of a disease-fighting team, you must keep four deadly diseases at bay while discovering their cures. Travel the world, treat infections, and find cures.
You must work as a team to succeed. The clock is ticking as outbreaks and epidemics fuel the spreading plagues. Can you find all four cures in time? The fate of humanity is in your hands!
Pandemic: The Board Game is a family-friendly cooperative game. Simple to understand and lots of fun, Pandemic: The Board Game puts you in an apocalyptic situation where you must work as a team to save the world.
*How to play
In Pandemic: The Board Game each player has a unique role with different abilities. On a turn, players will have four actions in order to cure diseases and save the world. They can remove disease cubes from the board; fly to a city in need; trade cards with fellow players; and much more.
At the end of every player’s turn, new cities are infected with disease cubes and Epidemics may arise. You must fight to prevent the outbreaks before they spin out of control.
In Pandemic: The Board Game, there is only one way to win: cure all four diseases before you run out of time!
An award-wining board game and player favorite since its release in 2008, Pandemic: The Board Game is now available as a Universal iOS app.
-7 role cards with unique abilities
-Supports games for 2, 3, or 4 players, but can be played solo if you play multiple roles
-Pass-and-play multiplayer (2-4)
-Three difficulty settings make the game suitable for beginners, intermediate players, and experts
-Fully guided interactive tutorial; plus “Info Mode” for in-game reminders of the rules
-Full rulebook included for easy access and detailed reference at all times
-Animated interface gives clear indication of the game's progress and hotspots
-Complete implementation of the board game suitable for expert play
-Interface designed and tested for ease-of-use
-Supports landscape or portrait orientations (iPad only)
-On the Brink expansion content available as in-app purchase
-6 new roles and 8 new events
-Play with 5 players
-Legendary difficulty setting for players with a deathwish
-2 events in player deck per player
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- Fixed a bug with the app startup on iOS 10.0.1 or higher.
Ratings and Reviews
Great implementation of the Board Game
I have just the basic addition, so I can’t comment on the extensions. I played the physical game once then bought this game. I read the rules, and the guide that comes up while you play makes it really easy to learn. (When you start the game you chose your team, difficulty and “Info Mode” for the person who forgot how to turn this off) You have to plan your moves ahead, to the extent that you can, and realize just about every country just infected will be in again about 5 turns after an epidemic., I find keeping the infection under control usually works best, even if it means racing around the board to do so, and putting off turning cards until the end.
I am still playing this allot a couple of years now. It lets u retract a move up until you draw cards. Unless you exit the game mid turn. This might make u relax , but it doesn’t let u always retract plays of say air card as it goes right into infection. Also it lets u play shuffle card before the epidemic cards have been returned to the deck, which in almost all cases would be a complete waste. Still any retraction option is very nice.
There is a small bug where the player info panel on the right does not display. I used to shut down my iPad to fix this but found if u exit the game not the app, and resume it fixes this.
Just one suggestion...
I agree with all the great reviews. Well worth the money and best on a tablet.
Suggestion: Could you add an option after "Victory" to continue the game until all four diseases are eradicated? That's what we do with our board game at home because none of us feel like we've won when there is still a massive epidemic in Dehli, Lagos AND Kinshasa AND Khartoum AND Johannesburg are threatening quadruple outbreak, and kids are dying in the streets of Beijing, New York, Paris, and Taipei. We reshuffle the city cards (we do not include any epidemic cards), and we continue infecting after each turn (shuffling when deck runs out). It can take as long as the original game (45 min), but it is so satisfying. As we approach the end of the game, we say, "Meet you in" whatever the closest research station is "for ice cream" or Martinelli's or whatever our celebratory food on hand is. And we clear the board and sit back knowing we have saved humanity. It always feels so false to see "Victory" on a screen where people are still obviously dying.
Just a suggestion. Great game.
Great app version of the board game!
I really enjoy the board game version of Pandemic and was more than willing to pay for the app when I discovered it.
A note to frustrated players saying the card draws are not random.... in the board game, when an epidemic card is drawn, a new infection card is drawn for a potential outbreak. Then all the discarded infection cards are shuffled and placed back on the top of the draw pile. This makes the chances much higher you will draw a city that is already at risk. It does make game play challenging, but adds excitement as well, in my opinion.
Well done to the creators on this one. I can't seem to put down my phone now that I don't have to set the whole board up whenever I want to play. The only changes I would like are to be able to utilize more than 4 characters per session and occasionally the player card cache icon on the right side of the screen will close and not reopen during game play. The icon is still visible, but if I hit it nothing happens. Other than that I am one satisfied fan!
- Asmodee Digital
- 73 MB
Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
- Age Rating
- © 2016 F2Z Entertainment Inc.
- In-App Purchases
- On the Brink: Roles and Events $2.99
- On the Brink: Virulent Strain $1.99
Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.