Friday, March 09, 2012

#92: Union Pacific (Mark's 100 - 2012)

Union Pacific

Mark's Ranking
  • 2012: 92nd
  • 2010: 78th
  • 2005: 13th
  • appeared on all three lists


  • rank: 156
  • rating: 7.63

Print Status

  • OOP - but available in a new version, Airlines: Europe

Why It's On The List

  • Alan Moon took the design work he'd put into Airlines (his homage to Sid Sackson's Acquire) and fleshed it out into a beautiful & playable stock market/push your luck game about building rail lines across the United States.

Tips & Tricks:

    • There are some helpful rules clarifications that smooth out the (very) few rough spots in the game - dealing with useless track cards & how you obtain shares of Union Pacific. You can check out the blog posts I reference below.



    huzonfirst said...

    I would be happy to be your guide to Airlines Europe, Mark. Let's see if we can arrange a game at the Gathering--assuming that anyone besides the two of us show up! (For anyone else reading this, there have been several location-related defections.)

    Mark (aka pastor guy) said...

    I'll take you up on that, Larry.