More of the same please
Really great game. I was able to beat it pretty easily using the infect strategy that most of the people that beat this seemed to use. If you make a sequel (which I hope you do) I'd say just add more interactivity and options. Give the regions different attributes and allow us to choose where to start (perhaps North America is really hard to infect but can give you a lot of kills if you do). Also, I'd like to see some choice in the starting virus. Give us the option of some basic templates to start with, with varying advantages and disadvantages. Finally, I'd like to be able to develop attack strategies, things like "attack the waterways" or "spread to a certain area". Though I suppose viruses aren't that smart....
Thanks for your review and thanks for your suggestions for any sequel I might produce in the future.
It's nice to see something original these days!
Pandemic gives you the ability to be the one of the things that can stop a civilization with great stealth: Illness. It's, if not for fun, is definitely educational. The music fits perfectly, if you ever heard the music from other medical games, you'd realize this, too, has such a theme to it. The problem here, though, is that this game doesn't really let you get more then just what it says on the lower right corner. (Perhaps a few newspapers, "video" clips, stuff like that?) I suggest this game to those who are interested in medical themes, and those who'd love to try something new.
I give Pandemic a 9.
i loved it
great game, it is winnable too. the way i did it was to first make the virus as infective as possible and than with the numerous points i gathered after everyone is infected in each region make it as lethal as possible
Good, but can be improved.
I like the concept a lot, but there are a few things that could be improved. One nice addition would be a wider range of upgrade options to choose from, or a repricing of the existing options- you can potentially run out of things to spend points on pretty quickly. A more realistic representation of the transit system would be nice too (Western Europe has no major airports?), and maybe a finer breakdown of national borders. But it is a pretty fun, if grim, strategy game. 5/5
PS- you may want to rename the geographic areas. I am pretty sure that Eastern Europe doesn't extend halfway through China.
Changes and improvements will be made for any future sequel :P Thanks for the review !
Very fun, but completely impossible.
This is a very nice game, but because of western europes lack of an airport or water treatment plant, it's impossible to infect them once they close off public transit, or unless you start off in there. I would love to see this as an actually win-able game, but you might want to make the rewards cost more, or adjust the point gain rate. I gave violence a 10 because..well...basically we're killing all of humanity. Good job though
Actually West Europe can be infected very easily. Just requires the correct strategy :P Thanks for the review !