More options for budding Railroad
Ticket to Ride is a series of stand-alone railroad
building games designed by Alan R. Moon and published by Days
of Wonder. The rules are very simple to teach and each game is
always tight with delightful tension over when to build in order
to connect your cities.
We will be playing 4-player games, with 3-player games as needed.
The default game is the original Ticket to Ride (USA),
the other maps you may use are Europe or USA 1910. Players will
be randomly issued seating/Turn Order cards as they check-in
for the tournament. At the start of each game, players check
to see that they have exactly 45 trains in their color. The number
of train cars, cards and destination tickets are public knowledge.
If two or more players tie for first place in a game, even
after applying the game's tie-breakers, then reverse Turn Order
will break the tie (i.e the player going last at the start of
the game has the highest tie breaker).
The game winner is responsible for turning in the score sheet,
with the information completed at the end of each round.
In the quarterfinal round, only winners of preliminary games
will qualify to advance. If fewer than 64 appear, I will award
byes into the semifinals for players with the best qualifying
records in the heats, as needed. The semifinals will consist
of four 4-player games, and the winners will advance to a 4-player
Final using Ticket to Ride USA 1910, Mega-game.
Train keychains for all heat
A Juniors version for those 12 and under will also be offered
by Matthew Beach Saturday at 2 PM in Vistas CD. See http://www.boardgamers.org/yearbkex/jnrpge.htm