While we are still in the middle of Pandemic Legacy Season 1, Z-Man Games has finally revealed the storyline and contents to be found in Pandemic Legacy: Season 2.
It is seventy-one years after the events of Pandemic Legacy: Season 1, and humanity has been brought to its knees. A network of the last known cities persists, supplied by the “havens,” isolated stations floating in the ocean far from the plague. Three generations of survivors have called the havens home. Most of them have never set foot on the mainland. But now supplies are running low and the people have turned to you to lead. It is up to you to save what remaining cities you can and stop the world from ending for good.
Over the course of a year, you and your team must search for answers to the vicious plague while maintaining your supply network. Your actions will carry over to future games and your choices will forever alter the world. Cities will rise and fall, your characters will learn new skills and may become permanently scarred, new rules will come into play, and the very game board will be forever altered. Each development affects the course of your group’s unique journey through this post-apocalyptic world and contributes its own twist to your story.
Last year, we had learned how the map of the world would change in Season 2, but now that more of the story has been revealed, this sounds like something worth checking out.
As a legacy game, each game played will permanently alter the board, the rules, and strategy going forward as you try to save humanity.
The plague has hit the mainland hard and there is no hope of developing a cure. The cities that remain need the supplies you provide to keep hanging on. Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 presents a unique spin on the classic Pandemic formula. The City, Epidemic, and Event cards all return, but instead of removing Disease cubes from the board, you must now add Supply cubes to ward off the plague.
You won’t need to have played Season 1 in order to play this game, and with the description provided above, Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 may not make as much sense depending how your Season 1 game ended.
Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 is scheduled to arrive in the fall, but if you are one of the few lucky enough to head to Gen Con in August, Z-Man Games will have sneak peeks of the game at the convention.
When you are able to buy Pandemic Legacy: Season 2, you’ll need to drop $79.99 on the game. Having finished Season 1, the cost is worth it, even if the game is trash when you hit the end of the “in-game year.”