There’s a big red circle marking the month of October on every board gamer’s calendar. The world’s largest game convention – Essen Spiel – takes place in Germany this October 8-11 and Days of Wonder is debuting two new Ticket to Ride maps there: the United-Kingdom and the US state of Pennsylvania. Both maps are bundled in a new expansion: the 5th installment in our series of Map Collections.
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Last week-end, The Musée de la Carte à Jouer in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France was invaded by more than 100 Memoir ’44 players who compete for 2 days on special scenarios based on “the French in WWII”. Michaël ‘calgada’ Le Roux finally won the tournament.
Frederik de Buck (left), winner of the 2014 Edition hands the trophy to Michaël Le Roux (right), the new Champion
If you read French or simply wish to have a look at the played scenarios, just switch to the French version of this post.
Place the first rails of the glorious train adventure that all started in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the Victorian Era. Learn to master the power of steam and develop your technologies to build trains that go faster and farther, and reach the far cities of Scotland and Ireland before your opponents…
Or invest in the most profitable companies of Pennsylvania to develop your rail network in this state full of railroad history!
Today Splendor makes its debut on Steam, the world’s most popular PC gaming platform.
Splendor is an addictive strategy turn-based card game, where players assume the role of wealthy Renaissance merchants, exploiting mines and caravans, hiring craftsmen and leveraging their influence with the nobility.
The fifth volume of the Ticket to Ride Map Collection makes its debut in early October at the Essen Game Fair in Germany.
Ticket to Ride United Kingdom features two different maps on a double-sided board.
With the United Kingdom Map designed for 2 to 4 players, players will need to develop their technologies to be able to extend their network over the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland during the 19th century. The double-sided map also features the board of Pennsylvania, a state full of railroad history where 2 to 5 players will invest in railroad companies to achieve victory.
They say that in the very heart of the mountains of the Sultanate of Naqala, there lives a Tribe that rarely appears in the bazaars and markets in town.
They call themselves the Artisans, and work day and night crafting precious items, inlaid with rare gems.
Some travellers claim that the Artisans are able to craft unique artifacts, filled with magic and mystery…
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