October 2, 1900 – it’s 28 years to the day that noted London eccentric, Phileas Fogg accepted and then won a bet that he could travel “Around the World in 80 Days.
The stakes: $1 million in a winner-takes-all competition.
Ticket to Ride is a cross-country train adventure game.
” Now, at the dawn of the century, some old friends have gathered to celebrate Fogg’s impetuous and lucrative gamble – and to propose a new wager of their own.
The objective: to see the most cities in North America – in just 7 days.
Players collect train cards that enable them to claim railway routes connecting cities throughout North America.
Additional points come to those who can fulfill their Destination Tickets by connecting two distant cities, and to the player who builds the longest continuous railway.
Comes with: 1 Board map of North American train routes, 240 Colored Train Cars, 110 Train Car cards, 30 Destination Tickets, 5 Wooden Scoring Markers, 1 Days of Wonder Online access number, and a Rules booklet.
In addition to the new board map, ticket to ride Europe offers you brand New game play elements including tunnels, ferries, and train stations.
Like the Spiel des Jahres winning original, the game remains elegantly simple, and easy to learn.
The second installment in our best-selling ticket to ride series of train adventures, ticket to ride Europe takes you into the heart of Europe.
We’ve also upgraded you to First-Class accommodations with larger cards, new train station game pieces, and a lavishly illustrated game board.
Ticket to ride Europe is a complete, new game that does not require the original version and is guaranteed to offer you hours of enjoyment.
From the craggy hillsides of Edinburgh to the sunlit docks of Constantinople, from the dusty alleys of Pamplona to a windswept station in Berlin, ticket to ride Europe takes you on an exciting train adventure through the great cities of turn-of-the-century Europe.