I love playing Pandemic. Unlike most games, it's a collaborative game where everyone works together instead of competing against each other. The goal is to cure the diseases before you have too many outbreaks, you run out of cubes in one color, or you run out of city cards.
It's a challenging game for 2 to 4 players. You certainly don't always win, even on the easiest level with only four epidemic cards (you can play with up to six).
Here are the main reasons I like this game:
- It's challenging! Even the times we think we're totally going to win, it comes down to the wire. My son Devon, @corinnestokes, and I just played again tonight, and we won by a single move! Sometimes you lose.
- The combination of different roles change the strategy you need to use with each game.
- You're continually playing and providing feedback for your team members, even when it's not "your turn." Everyone's working together to win, and you often collaborate together for the best move for everyone.
- As you get better at the game, you can add in more epidemic cards to increase the difficulty.
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