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Ticket to Ride India now available

Monday, January 16th, 2012

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.

 

The Further Adventures of Nuns on a Train

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

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!
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New for iPhone – Put Ticket to Ride in your Pocket!

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
Put Ticket to Ride in your Pocket for only 99 cents!

Ticket to Ride Pocket is the newest digital adaptation of the best-selling board game, designed from the ground up specifically for the iPhone and iPod Touch!

Ticket to Ride Asia available in U.S.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Ticket to Ride Asia – the first volume in the Ticket to Ride Map Collection – goes on sale tomorrow (Wednesday, Nov 16) in retail stores throughout North America.

This expansion to the popular Ticket to Ride series features two different maps on a double-sided board. In Team Asia, 4 or 6 players collaborate in two-player teams to complete shared Destination Tickets. On the flip side,  Legendary Asia features a new Asian Explorer bonus for connecting the most cities and takes 2-5 players through hazardous Mountain Routes that force you to discard a train (the Himalayas are hard on rail cars!) You’ll need trains and train cards from either Ticket to Ride or Ticket to Ride Europe to play.

Make some time to visit your friendly local game store this week and pick up Ticket to Ride Asia. If you’ve pre-ordered from the Days of Wonder web store your shipment will also leave the station by tomorrow. Learn more on the Ticket to Ride Asia web page.


Facebook Friends – Ticket to Ride Asia Winners

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

The Facebook Friends Freebie Contest is over and 10 Days of Wonder fans have won a free copy of Ticket to Ride Asia, the new expansion to Ticket to Ride.
Congratulations to: T Isaacson, M C Kimball, M Ares, S Vega, P van Bennekom, S Banks, D Boudreau, L Johannsen, T Stewart, and R Lo! Not only will they receive Ticket to Ride Asia, but we’ll also send a copy to the Facebook friend of their choice.

Thanks to everyone who participated. Be sure to check out Ticket to Ride Asia!

Facebook Friends Freebie Contest – Win Ticket to Ride Asia

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Want to win a free copy of Ticket to Ride Asia? How about a second copy for a friend?

Enter the Facebook Friends Freebie Contest and you’ll have a chance to win the new Ticket to Ride Asia expansion for you and a Facebook friend – just by saying you “Like” Days of Wonder!

Here’s how it works:

- Click the Like Button on the Days of Wonder Facebook Page sometime before midnight (PST) on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

- On Nov. 3 we’ll draw 10 names at random from Facebook members who “Like” Days of Wonder. Each will receive a free copy of the new Ticket to Ride Asia – Map Collection Vol. 1.

- Each winner ALSO gets to pick one of their Facebook friends who will also get a free copy of Ticket to Ride Asia!

Winners will be drawn at random, but you can increase your chance of getting a free prize by asking your Facebook friends to enter. If one of them wins, they can pick you as their Freebie Friend. They will pick you, won’t they?

And if you’ve already friended Days of Wonder, don’t worry you are still eligible to win. Visit the Days of Wonder Facebook Page to win your copy of Ticket to Ride Asia… and don’t forget to tell your friends!

Ticket to Ride for iPad named Digital Game of the Year

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Ticket to Ride for iPad was awarded a Special Jury Prize as the 2011 Digital Game of the Year in Denmark this week.

The Danish Guldbrikken (Golden Pawn) Awards honor the best games each year. In awarding Ticket to Ride the prize, the jury called the game, “the exemplar of how a board game makes the leap to the digital world without compromise. The iPad version dazzles with its superb finish, easy availability and unparalleled expandability, as well as the ability to play on just the iPad or over the Internet.”

Learn more at the Ticket to Ride for iPad webpage or in the App Store.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ticket to Ride Asia Map Collection – Coming Soon

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Ticket to Ride AsiaThe first volume of the Ticket to Ride Map Collection for the Ticket to Ride board game series makes its debut in late October at the Essen Game Faire in Germany. Ticket to Ride Asia features two different maps on a double-sided board.

The Team Asia map is the first Ticket to Ride map designed for 6 players. 4 or 6 players collaborate in two player teams to complete shared Destination Tickets and trains.

The second map, Legendary Asia, features a new Asian Explorer bonus for connecting the most cities and ushers 2-5 players through treacherous Mountain Routes – each time you cross the Himalayas, you’ll lose a train car!

In addition to the double-sided map board, Ticket to Ride Asia includes all the Destination Tickets for both maps, rules booklets, 45 additional trains (9 of each color) required for Team Asia, and 6 wooden card holders to help you share your cards with your team member. This expansion requires trains and train cards from the Ticket to Ride or Ticket to Ride Europe board game. Learn more on the Ticket to Ride Asia web page.

Ticket to Ride iPad 1.1 update released

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Players spoke… we listened.  The new 1.1 update to Ticket to Ride for iPad is now available through the App Store and it’s filled with all kinds of improvements. Here’s the short list:

  • Pass-and-Play: You can now play alongside up to 4 of your friends with your iPad! You can even mix real players and robots. You can view the actions taken by others on their previous turn, including the specific routes they claim.
  • You can now mute voices (Go to Settings in the Mechanic’s room).
  • You can skip various animations by tapping the screen (e.g. start up, Ticket completion, end-of-game with fast-forward skip button on the side).
  • Better support for colorblind players (icons on cards and routes in zoomed mode). Buttons in Central Station now have names for easier navigation.
  • You can now set the number of players when creating an online game from the Restaurant.
  • When you choose Tickets, cities of the currently selected Tickets are highlighted in blue for easier planning before confirming your choices.
  • Just-in-time log in: to avoid problems for players with poor Wi-fi connections, Ticket to Ride now logs on to the Days of Wonder server only at the last moment, and only when necessary. We also added an automatic quick recovery in case of connection loss.
  • Several crashing bugs have been fixed and there are also a variety of user interface usability improvements.

For a more detailed list, check out the App Store description:  or simply launch the application on your iPad to get the new version.

Learn more on the Ticket to Ride for iPad web page.