Or at least I would like to see pictures of more than the box and minis. Leaving the gameplay untouched was a wise idea, for a game that is loved by so many. 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. When the Ticket to Ride Anniversary Edition was released I could somewhat understand why it was designed the way it was. The object of the game is to hit the ball into your opponent's goal without attracting the white mini magnets or landing your playing piece in your own hole! When you get the lid open it is instantly obvious this attention to upgrading the game continues. Gone are player pawns, replaced by some detailed miniatures of the seven playable characters. Included in the anniversary edition is an enlarged board, from the regular edition.
If this anniversary edition, which is fully blinged out component wise, is worth the money for you, is a question I cannot answer — we are all different. . Join us weekly, as we explore new games, share the art of board games and maybe even teach you a thing or two. Ehhhh, big metal box sounds like a ding and dent magnet. Ten years ago, a game was released for the hobby market. If you don't follow our , you may not receive a full refund.
× To ensure your order is prepared as soon as possible, we recommend ordering any preorders separately in their own order. 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. Paying tribute to the wooden pieces in the original game, in this special edition you will find wooden cubes as well as wooden cure markers screen-printed with the virus symbols. Instead of a regular game box Pandemic 10th Anniversary Edition comes in a metal, carryable, flat first aid kit shaped case. These miniatures come unpainted, though are of decent quality that could easily be painted, with coloured bases that match the player cards.
There is a compatibility issue for those that own the expansions, rendering the new art style on the decks of cards annoying for some, while wonderful for others. The series has seen multiple spin offs, including critically acclaimed legacy editions which helped kickstarted a genre of board games. The decks of cards have also seen new artwork commissioned which makes them a touch clearer to read where the city is, via the map, but are otherwise as good as the regular edition. Ok, I have those in my 1st edition if I wanted to use them for 2nd edition, I could. But I really thought Z-Man would offer something more enticing for one of the most influential and best-selling games of the modern era. There is one aspect that has split players, as to whether or not it is an upgrade. Wooden cure markers, early 2nd edition copies had those too.
I would have guessed it was a day 1 buy for me when I was daydreaming about a 10th anniversary edition. Highly detailed plastic figures are also now included in Pandemic. Thanks for watching Board Game Coffee. 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. It was cooperative, set on a disease ridden Earth, where players were tasked to save humanity.
The 10th Anniversary Edition includes a custom metal box was inspired by the look of early 20th century first aid kits. One aspect not included in the base game are petri dishes. Wooden Bits One of our goals with Pandemic 10th was to highlight the very best of both 1st and 2nd edition. For reference, the character designs come from the second edition of the game. I hope you'll forgive it given my love of the game. The anniversary edition provided us with the perfect opportunity to introduce highly detailed figures into Pandemic. Plastic Figures This has been a long time coming.
All in all, we are quite proud of the final product. 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. Notice that there is a new design for the cards. The 10th Anniversary Edition includes a custom metal box was inspired by the look of early 20th century first aid kits. About Board Game Coffee: We are Board Game Media Professionals, helping you find your next board game.
The Quarantine Specialist as well as the Contingency Planner is in my core game, which is the 2nd edition released in 2013. Paying tribute to the wooden pieces in the original game, in this special edition you will find wooden cubes as well as wooden cure markers screen-printed with the virus symbols. Designed by Matt Leacock published by Z-Man Games. Z-Man Games was so pleased to announce that the game would feature wooden cubes. I'm hoping they only redesigned the front, and the backs are the same, so expansions can still be used. If you have questions or feedback, please share in the comments below.
So they must be making some changes. 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. This becomes odder when considering the 1st edition also had wooden cubes. This is very much only the base game, and while there is room for expansions in the box they are absent. But that means that by the time this is available, you've had a whole year to play this amazing game. Each player has Four actions to travel between cities and to treat the infected areas.