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The Library has a number of games on reserve at the Circulation Desk, available for one-day loan.

Occam's Razor

Occam's Razor was created by two physicians to be both a game and a study aid. Quick to play and easy to learn, the game draws on the classic theories of Occam's razor and Hickam's dictum to challenge your diagnostic ability. Play with a group, or take a break and play a game of solitaire.  Useful for USMLE Step 2 CS Prep.

Number of players: 1-6.


In Pandemic, several virulent diseases have broken out simultaneously all over the world! The players are disease-fighting specialists whose mission is to treat disease hotspots while researching cures for each of four plagues before they get out of hand.

Playing time: 30-90 minutes

Number of players: 2-4


Pandemic: The Cure

Pandemic: The Cure, a dice-based version of the popular Pandemic board game, sets up in less than a minute and plays in 30 minutes. As in the board game, four diseases threaten the world and it's up to your team to save humanity. You and your team must keep the world's hotspots in check before they break out of control, while researching cures to the four plagues.

Playing time: 30 minutes

Number of players: 2-5


In Antidote, you are a laboratory scientist working for a giant chemical research conglomerate. When a deadly toxin suddenly infects you and everyone in your lab, you must work quickly to share your research and discover the Antidote before it's too late.

Playing time: 20-30 minutes

Number of players: 2-7