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Digital Subscriptions > Tabletop Gaming > Issue Seven – Dec/Jan '17 > MEAL TICKET


Ticket to Ride creator and two-time Spiel des Jahres winner Alan R. Moon reveals Rails & Sails’ unlikely origins in ‘50s trading cards and why he’ll work on the series forever
Rails & Sails includes two maps: the entire globe and the Great Lakes of North America – Moon's own favourite

What’s new in Rails & Sails ?

Well, obviously there are ships as well as trains. Players have to balance their routes and use all of both types of their pieces.

There are two decks of cards instead of just one and the decks are different in that the Train deck has all the wild cards and the Ship deck has lots of double value cards, and both decks have Harbour cards. The faceup cards can be a mix of the two types or all of one type, which adds a little strategy to the card drawing and replacements.

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