Well known French comic book designer Laurel, posted this illustrated tribute to her “game of the moment”, on Un crayon dans le coeur, her blog.
Archive for the ‘Ticket to Ride’ Category
Ben Kuchera of the Penny Arcade Report recently interviewed Days of Wonder CEO, Eric Hautemont. The conversation focused on Ticket to Ride – both the cardboard and digital versions. The result was a wide-ranging and sometimes philosophical look at why we do what we do. Including…
Play Different™ with the new Ticket to Ride Pocket 1.2 – now featuring the USA 1910 expansion as an in-app purchase for your iPhone and iPod Touch mobile devices.
The Ticket to Ride 1910 expansion adds 35 new Destination Tickets to the original set and features 3 new game play variants on the original US map – Classic 1910, Mega (with ALL the tickets), and Big Cities which exclusively uses Tickets connected to the US biggest cities.
Dale Yu at Opinionated Gamers recently reviewed the two new maps in the Ticket to Ride Map Collection Vol. 1 – Team Asia and Legendary Asia. Not only did he like the new maps, but in a rare show of “bi-partisan agreement” the Opinionated Gamers who commented gave Ticket to Ride Asia a universal thumbs-up!
I loved it! It gave Ticket to Ride a whole new level of drama and excitement (or angst as your partner draws tickets instead of laying trains when you have unfinished destinations and the other team is clearly pushing to end it). – Valerie Putman, Opinionated Gamers
Read the full review of Ticket to Ride Asia at Opinionated Gamers.
“Between the mandala and the countries, India and Switzerland each have an element which really changes the way that Ticket to Ride plays. As such, this isn’t just a collection of a couple of new maps; it’s a Map Collection that will reinvigorate your Ticket to Ride play. As such, it earns a full “5″ out of “5″ for Substance.” – Shannon Appelcline – RPG.net (more…)
Asmodee GmbH, Days of Wonder’s German distributor, announced Zug um Zug Deutschland (Ticket to Ride Germany) at the Nuremberg Toy Fair this week.
A complete, stand-alone game, Zug um Zug Deutschland is an adaptation of the same map and routes first introduced in Ticket to Ride Märklin, with a thematic change, the map now being set in turn-of-the-20th-century Germany. The game rules do not include the Merchandise and Passengers mechanisms present in Märklin.
The new Ticket to Ride India expansion is now available at game retailers in North America and around the world, as well as at the Days of Wonder web store.
This second volume of the new Ticket to Ride Map Collection series includes a double-sided game board with the map of India for 2 to 4 players, plus Ticket to Ride Switzerland, the terrific but long out of print map for 2 and 3 players. Learn more on the Ticket to Ride India web page.
In November we launched our first video commercial. Devilishly Fun featured Ticket to Ride on the iPad, and oh yeah… nuns on a train.
Well if it’s Christmas week it must be time for the sequel. This time the board game takes center stage with more nuns, more trains, and, oh yeah, a whole bunch of gotcha!
Ticket to Ride India – the second volume of the new Map Collection series – is arriving at the station. This expansion to the award-winning Ticket to Ride series features 2 maps: the brand new map of India designed by contest winner Ian Vincent, plus Ticket to Ride Switzerland, the terrific but long out of print map for 2 and 3 players.