If you are tired of Monopoly, Sorry, and Trivia-style games, give this game a try. Don't be put off by the train theme. The game is easy to learn, has beautiful components, and is accessible to most players. Simply put, players are collecting sets of cards to play train pieces to the board to score points. Additional points are scored for connecting various cities with your trains and a bonus is scored for having the longest route. Sounds simple, but the choices make for a fun game and a welcome diversion from the standard roll-and-move games. The game is color-blind friendly.
TNP66 Apr 1,2013
5 of 5 stars
Easy and entertaining board game that appeals to all ages
We use this game during holidays and other gathering of family or friends. This is a simple game for everyone old and young to pick up. Game pieces, cards and board are very good quality and color. We also loan this game out to others frequently to give them an alternative.
Bring the competitiveness out in Grandma and watch everyone get a kick out of the family engagement.
If you have been wanting to try one of these newer style board games but have been concerned about wasting your money if you didn't like then game, then this is the one to try. It's a good value at 40 dollars.
One of the best board games I have played in a while! I'm always looking for new games to play and this one was introduced by a friend of mine at one our of board game nights. Its very easy to understand and you can set everything up in minutes. The board itself has a very nice layout with a high quality picture on the board that makes the game feel like its not poorly made or cheap.
The only suggestion I have is to buy the expansion pack as well which includes more routes and bigger cards.
You should be aware that there is a misprint in the new edition. Make sure your board shows a connection between Lagos and Sao Paulo. If it does not not, Z-Man games has been proactive in replacing the misprinted boards if you contact them. Worst case scenario - draw it in.
Either way, this is a great game and worth picking up.
The cooperative style of this game makes it great for any group of players. The excitement never stops because there is constantly threats of additional outbreaks. The game can be played in an hour or so which makes it a great game for any occasion.