App description: **2014 Pocket Gamer Best Casual/Puzzle Game Finalist**

"Pathogen's simple-yet-addictive gameplay is augmented by a terrific presentation, with visuals that make it feel like you're playing on a computer from a 1980s sci-fi film."

"A portable game of elegant strategy"

"...It feels like a classic game updated, but it's a whole new animal. There's an extensive single-player mode, multiplayer, and a level editor to make your own boards much more than $2.99 should get you."

"Id definitely say Pathogen is an absolute steal at $2.99 in the app store."

"Part of me wants to hate Pathogen, just so I can continue my unremitting crusade against the drab joylessness of abstracts. But I can't do it: the game's just too enchanting."
8/10 PocketGamer Silver Award Winner

"A damn fine reason to share your iPad." -Jared Wolthuis

"4/5 Stars" -

"Inject this deeply immersive turn-based strategy game into your entertainment routine to give your and even a few friends brains a fun challenge."

Replay value is outstanding, as the multiple difficulty levels in the lengthy single-player campaign and the multiplayer options will give you plenty of challenge. The map editor is icing on the cake."

A stylish strategic affair... theres sure to be a tactical battle between you and your foes, whether its via same-screen multiplayer or online through its matchmaking service."-MacLife

"Pathogen is out now and will scratch that 'military takeover / virus eradication' itch that befalls the best of us."

Pathogen is an award-winning single and multiplayer strategy game for mobile and tablet devices developed by Birnam Wood Games.

Designed with the classic board game experience in mind, Pathogen brings mechanics and play styles of classics like Chess and Go to a whole new level.

Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival Indium Game Contest Winner

MassDIGI Games Challenge Best Online Game

Pathogen Features:

Unique art and strategic gameplay inspired by the way viruses spread through the human body
Extensive Single Player Campaign
Local and Online Multiplayer (2-4 players)
Many play modes and map styles, with a robust map editor to create and share your own
Easy to Play, Hard to Master: intuitive visual mechanics make Pathogen simple for anyone to pick up and play, while higher difficulty settings and deeper player vs. player strategic options offer challenges for experienced strategy gamers.
Optimized for iOS 7 and Retina Display

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11-07-2013, 03:12 PM
We really need to start talking about this game. It is a turn-based strategy game and it looks very very promising. Unlike many other popular turn-based strategy games this game is solely based on strategy and logic.

The developers compare it to classical board games like chess and go when it comes to depth of strategy. That is very very ambitious, and I like ambition. :-)

11-07-2013, 03:15 PM
They are going on like crazy about this game on pocket tactics:
11-07-2013, 05:06 PM
Thinking ill try it
11-07-2013, 06:06 PM
Game Impressions

Interesting. Too early to tell as to degree of depth or strategy, but the mechanics seem solid, the execution is aesthetically pleasing, and anyone with a piqued interest need not hesitate I think.
11-07-2013, 09:44 PM
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Sometimes we don't agree, but being as I was already very intrigued I think I'll take that last jump.

Does it remind anyone of the awesome game Lights Out? I loved that game, miss it and I think maybe it's that nostalgia combined with the level of polish.

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Last edited by andsoitgoes; 11-07-2013 at 09:56 PM.
11-08-2013, 02:51 AM
The video reminds me somehow of "7th Guest Infection" on a larger scale. Can anybody confirm this similarity?

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11-08-2013, 08:26 AM
Man, this one burns my brain, but I like it.
11-08-2013, 09:00 AM
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Me love abstract boardgames. Buying now. Hrrmmmmm!

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