Tag Archives: Ticket to Ride

10 Great Ticket to Ride Maps (Article by Chris Wray)

Alan R. Moon’s Ticket to Ride is one of the favorite games among writers of this site.  It was #1 on our list of 50 Modern Classics, and it was #1 on our list of games to play first when … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Essen 2019 Most Anticipated List

Spiel (Essen) 2019 is at the end of next week, and I’ve been reading rulebooks and combing through Eric Martin’s oh-so-amazing Spiel ’19 Preview Tool on BGG. As in past years, I’ll be doing coverage from the fair for The … Continue reading

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Brandon Kempf: Sturgeoning My Board Game Collection

So, if we go by Sturgeon’s Law that 90% of everything is crap, what are the 10% in your game collection that you think aren’t crap? Yes, I realize that this is a bad usage of Sturgeon’s Law. In truth, … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: Quick Thoughts on 10 Essen Games

We’re a little over two weeks past Spiel ‘17, and I’ve played about 40 new titles.  So has my game group: every year, I invite everybody I regularly game with in Kansas and Missouri to a small get-together (called “Essen … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride Rails & Sails (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer:  Alan R. Moon Publisher:  Days of Wonder Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  90 Minutes Times Played:   > 5 Alan Moon’s Ticket to Ride is among my all-time favorite games, so I was looking forward to … Continue reading

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Gen Con Day Four: Concluding Thoughts

Gen Con Day Four: Concluding Thoughts With Gen Con 2016 now behind us, I wanted to offer my concluding thoughts on the convention, put together my anecdotal list of the top 20 hottest games, and offer thoughts on a few … Continue reading

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SdJ Re-Reviews #26 – Zug um Zug (a.k.a Ticket to Ride)

Designer:  Alan R. Moon Publisher:  Days of Wonder Players:  2 – 5 Ages:  8 and Up Time:  30 – 60 Minutes Times Played:  > 50 (And even more on the iOS app…) Ticket to Ride: Alan Moon gets another win… … Continue reading

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Relic Runners

Design by Matthew Dunstan Published by Days of Wonder 2 – 5 Players, 1 – 1 ½ hours Review by Greg J. Schloesser Days of Wonder achieved fame by publishing lavishly produced games that were renowned for their beautiful, high … Continue reading

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Review: Alvin & Dexter – Monsters & Trains, Oh My!

Ticket To Ride: Alvin & Dexter Designer: Alan R. Moon Publisher: Days of Wonder Reviewer: Mark Jackson (review copy provided by Days of Wonder) When he designed Ticket to Ride, Alan Moon mashed up a card-drafting mechanic along with some … Continue reading

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