Alvin & Dexter the two lovable Ticket to Ride Monsters are back in action.
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Over 125 determined Ticket to Ride for iPad players from around the world have already earned the devilishly tricky Pumpkin Master achievement by winning a game while claiming all the orange routes; and and also captured the 5 ghosts needed to earn the Ghost Catcher title.
Congratulations to Ben Miller, Sean McFarlane, Duncan Conner and Christian Olsson of Scotland who battled over the Small World board for 54 hours and 45 minute to break the Guinness World record for the Longest Boardgame Marathon in Scotland last week. Sean apparently didn’t get enough as he challenged any of the volunteers who witnessed the event to a game of Small World over the weekend! (more…)
Guinness World Record for the Longest Marathon Playing a Boardgame… with Small World!
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.
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…
“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…)
“For the Memoir ’44 collector, this is a no-brainer. There are 46 new scenarios stuffed into a nice hardbound book – what’s not to like?!”
Mark Jackson, Opinionated Gamers
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.