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Rattus (2010)

Average Rating: 6.86/10
Board Game Rank: 584
Strategy Game Rank: 367
Family Game Rank: 121
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Year Published
2010
# of Players
2 − 4
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 4 players
Recommended with 2–4 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
10 and up
Playing Time
45 minutes
User Suggested Ages
8+
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Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
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Europe, 1347. A disaster is about to strike. The Black Death reaches Europe, and during the next 4-5 years, the population of Europe will be halved.
The players settle in the various regions of Europe, while the plague spreads throughout all of the continent. The players gain help from the various classes of the middle ages: the Peasants provide population growth, the wise Monks keep the rats away, the rich Merchants flee when the plague approaches, the warfare conducted by the Knights spreads the plague to new areas, the Witches control the spread through magic and witchcraft, whereas the Kings avoid the plague by staying in their fortified palaces. But the plague does not make any distinction: when the rats arrive, no one can feel safe.
When the plague withdraws and the game ends, the player with the highest surviving population wins.

Rattus is a medium-strategy game that takes place in the Dark Ages during the black plague. The players try to hold off the disease.
To do this they get help from farmers, magicians, knights, nobles, ... But nothing helps as long as the rats keep coming.

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Эпидемия
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Russian First edition
Publisher: Hobby World
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Year: 2014
Size: 9.76 x 9.76 x 2.36 inches
1.83 pounds
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White Goblin Third International version
Publisher: White Goblin Games
Artist: Alexandre Roche
Year: 2011
Size: 10.00 x 7.00 x 2.00 inches
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Cranio Creation Italian version
Publisher: Cranio Creations
Artist: Alexandre Roche
Year: 2011
Size: 10.00 x 7.00 x 2.00 inches
Italian
Release Date: Oct 28, 2011
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International First edition
Publisher: White Goblin Games
Artist: Alexandre Roche
Year: 2010
Size: 10.00 x 7.00 x 2.00 inches
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German first edition
Publisher: HUCH! & friends
Artist: Alexandre Roche
Year: 2010
Size: 10.00 x 7.00 x 2.00 inches
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0 Rattus - Foglio riassuntivo
Foglio riassuntivo delle regole. Layout non originale, a colori. [PDF]
Italian
2016-02-05
1 Rattus - hoja de ayuda juego basico y expansiones
Hoja de ayuda con "SETUP, TURNO, FINAL" del Rattus básico y todas las expansiones (para ponerse a jugar rápido si quieres añadir una expansión)
Spanish
2015-11-05
2 Regras em Português Brasileiro
Non-official Portuguese translation of the rules of this game. | Tradução não-oficial das regras do jogo.
Portuguese
2014-07-19
5 Rattus: Player Aid Cards
These are 2, dual sided, player aid cards for the base game of Rattus. Card 1 has game setup on one side & game end details of the other. Card 2 has steps detailing a player's actions on one side & an overview of the Class cards on the other. Designed to be printed, dual sided, on A4 paper. If you find this file helpful, please thumb it.
English
2014-07-10
8 [Español] Reglas a la JcK
Completo resumen de las reglas al estilo JcK [imageid=1251209 medium]
Spanish
2014-05-13
24 Rattus Ultimate Character Reference
Includes the rules to all 48 characters (Base game, Pied Piper, Africanus, all Bonus, Mercatus, & Arabian Traders) arranged by class, as well as a handy setup guide and the game end exceptions. Formatted to fit in the Rattus box.
English
2013-10-14
5 Rattus 1-Page Reference Sheet for GamePlay
English. A one-page rules guide for use during game play. (I borrowed some of the ideas of username Ajax's Reference Sheet file and added some additional notes (and small amount of clipped graphics) just to help dress up the document.
English
2013-02-15
1 Official rules for Rattus in Hungarian.
Official rules for Rattus in Hungarian. A 2010 White Goblin Games release.
Hungarian
2013-01-09
4 Reseña en español de Rattus
Rattus, reseña en español. Por José Carlos de Diego.
Spanish
2012-11-15
0 Rattus Ständekarten Selektionstabellen
Deutsche Würfeltabellen zum zufälligen Bestimmen, welche Ständekarten in einem Spiel verwendet werden. Beinhaltet alle Erweiterungen sowie alle erschienenen Promokarten.
German
2012-11-01
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Statistics
Board Game Rank: 584
Strategy Game Rank: 367
Family Game Rank: 121
Num Ratings: 4359
Average Rating: 6.86
Standard Deviation: 1.18
Num Views: 238404
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Users Owning: 4471
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