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Railways of the World: The Card Game

Railways of the World: The Card Game

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Gameplay in Brief:

Railways of the World: The Card Game is based on the Railways of the World board game (2009), which itself was a new edition of Railroad Tycoon (2005). Several expansions are available for the board game.

In Railways of the World: The Card Game, track cards and city cards are played on the table as players build railroad routes (trying to develop extensive networks), deliver goods to the cities, and upgrade their engines. The game has two rulesets, one designed especially for families and one for more experienced players.

Basics:

For 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up. About 30 minutes per game.

Designers:

Railways of the World: The Card Game was designed by James Eastham and Steve Ellis.

Publisher:

Dominant Species was published by Eagle Games in 2010.

Genre:

Railways of the Word: The Card Game is a railroad-themed card game that uses set collection, card drafting, and pick up and deliver mechanics.

Also by James Eastham and Steve Ellis:

Railways of the Word: The Card Game is the first published game designed by James Eastham and Steve Ellis.

Awards:

Railways of the Word: The Card Game won the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Award for Best Family Game of 2010.
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