Posted: 10 weeks ago, last updated 6 weeks ago.
You are a city planner competing to make the best road and rail network for your city. Each turn you roll four shared Route dice and then try to draw the best route on your wipe-clean Map board grid. Three of these Route dice contain different shapes of road and rail connection and one contains overpasses and stations that can connect between routes. Because you all use the same dice creative placement and careful planning are key to success.
As you play, you use the dice rolled to extend you routes and connect more of the exits from your city together. You score points for your longest route, for the exits you join together and for using the nine central spaces of your board. So on each turn you must decide where best to place all of the symbols from the dice in order complete your goals.
This is a calming puzzle game where although you are competing with other players, you rarely tend to notice. You get so stuck into crafting your own city connections that you begin to visualise your city as a real place and when you manage to join a long route together. It is such a pleasing feeling that you might be forgiven for quitting your job and taking up a course in city planning.
Play Time: This game will take between 20 minutes and half an hour to complete.
- Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition (2018) adds dice with volcanoes and lava.
- Railroad Ink: Deep Blue Edition (2018) adds dice with rivers and lakes.
- Railroad Ink Challenge: Lush Green Edition (2021) adds forest dice and more player interaction.
- Railroad Ink Challenge: Shining Yellow Edition (2021) adds desert dice and more player interaction.
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