Boxcars

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Title

Boxcars

Description

Players: 2-6
Playing time: 2-4 hours
Age: 13+

Game overview: In Boxcars, the players take the roles of rail barons. As rail barons, the players deliver freight from city to city, collecting money for their efforts. They use the money earned to acquire railroad companies, to build an ever-expanding railway network. The players begin with money and no railroads. Players select their Home Cities from randomly-determined regions and, from there, begin the game.

Contents: 1 Rule book - 1 mapboard of the United States, and on its reverse, mapboard of England, Scotland, and Wales - 2 Destination Tables - 2 Payoff Charts - 28 U.S. Rail Company Title Cards - 21 British Rail Company Title Cards - 6 Starting Train Tokens in 6 colors - 6 Express Tokens in 6 colors - 3 Dice (1 of a different color) - Play Money in 5 denominations depicting U.S. and British railway legends.

Other information: www.riograndegames.com Review: http://www.examiner.com/review/boxcars-a-reprint-of-rail-baron-with-some-subtle-and-not-so-subtle-differences

Creator

Thomas F. Erickson and Jr., Robert S. Erickson

Publisher

Rio Grande Games

Date

2012

Contributor

Artwork: Martin Hoffman, Claus Stephan, Mirko Suzuki

Rights

©2013 Rio Grande Games. All rights reserved.

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Thomas F. Erickson and Jr., Robert S. Erickson , “Boxcars,” Special Collections, accessed November 28, 2022, https://archive.fims.uwo.ca/specialcollections/items/show/124.