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I have just bought Pandemic as a gift for someone. I bought it from a shop in the UK over the internet assuming it was the UK version. When I received it I found that the front of the box was the English version, and the back was in Swedish (Pandemic on the front and Pandemia on the back).

I don't want the hassle of returning it to the shop (not that fussed about the back of the box being in a different language if the contents are English), nor do I want to break the shrink wrap if I don't have to (it's a gift). My question is - has anyone else had this problem, and what language are the contents if they have?

Thanks,

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Ramon Mercado
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I would assume the contents is in Swedish. The probably keep the same cover for all language versions, for marketing purpose.

I think your best bet is to return it. Have you tried to contact the store and see if they have the english contents version?
 
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rmercado wrote:
I would assume the contents is in Swedish. The probably keep the same cover for all language versions, for marketing purpose.

I think your best bet is to return it. Have you tried to contact the store and see if they have the english contents version?


Judging from the German/French/Dutch/other versions in the images section of this very website, I don't think that's true. Sounds like a weird mixup.

I would definitely remove the shrink wrap to figure out whether the contents are in English or not. I don't think you'll have any trouble explaining why there's no wrap to whoever you're giving this game to -- just tell the truth! If everything else really is in English, you may actually be holding onto some kind of collection item..
 
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Tuuli Mustasydän
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Is there a Swedish-only version? I thought there was just the Lautapelit version with Finnish and Swedish...
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Christian Liljeberg
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The Swedish/Finnish version has Pandemia on the front too, so it sure sounds like a mixup of box covers/fronts.
 
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Christian Liljeberg
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Did you open the box?
 
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Slawomir Krupa
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Liljeberg wrote:
Did you open the box?

No! Stop! It's a trap!
 
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