Wed, Oct 11|
Workshop Wednesday: Ticket To Ride Ghost Train, Grimm Forest, & Dead Men Tell No Tales
Time & Location
Oct 11, 2023, 6:00 PM
Voss Media , 180 W Michigan Ave Suite D, Galesburg, MI 49053, USA
About the event
Due to popular demand, we will now be teaching three games on Wednesdays.
This Wednesday we will be playing Ticket to Ride Ghost Train, Grimm Forest & Dead Men Tell No Tales.
Ticket to Ride Ghost Train: 6.9
Ticket to Ride: Ghost Train takes the gameplay of the Ticket to Ride series and scales it down for a younger audience.
In general, players collect parade float cards, claim routes on the map, and try to connect locations such as the Mad Scientist's Lab, the Gingerbread House, and the Lonely Barn that are shown on their tickets. In more detail, the game board shows a map of a city with certain locations being connected by colored paths. Each player starts with four colored parade float cards in hand and two tickets; each ticket shows two locations, and you're trying to connect those two locations with a contiguous path of your trains in order to complete the ticket.
On a turn, you either draw two parade float cards from the deck or discard parade float cards to claim a route between two locations by placing your ghost trains on it; for this latter option, you must discard cards matching the color and number of spaces on that route (e.g., two yellow cards for a yellow route that's two spaces long). If you connect the two locations shown on a ticket with a path of your trains, reveal the ticket, place it face up in front of you, and then draw a new ticket. (If you can't connect locations on either ticket because the paths are blocked, you can take your entire turn to discard those tickets and draw two new ones.)
If you create a route all the way from the Dark Forest region to the Seashore region, you collect the "trick or treat" bonus.
Grimm Forest: 7.1
Welcome to The Grimm Forest, where family members of the legendary Three Little Pigs are having an epic house-building competition. But this is no ordinary competition as all the most famous Fairy Tale characters will be looking on and occasionally lending a hand.
Who will benefit most from the cunning of Robin Hood, the beauty of Snow White, the bountiful gifts of the Golden Goose, or the dark witchcraft of the Evil Queen?
Using only their wits, a handful of sharp steel tools, and a few stacks of resources gathered at great risk from fields, brickyards, and even the dark and deadly Grimm Forest itself, each player must compete to be the first to build 3 Houses and gain the title of Royal Builder.
Players are encouraged to use any of the devious tricks they have read about in the many books of Fables found throughout the land. Some will have their plans wrecked by that villain of old, the Big Bad Wolf, while others will gain bricks, straw, and wood by the cart load.
Who will brave the dangers, avoid foul monsters, and bring home the victory? There is only one way to find out... get ready to venture into ...The Grimm Forest!
Grimm Forest is a 2-4-player strategic game of Hidden Movement, Resource Gathering, and House Building. It is a medium-weight game that plays in approximately 45-60 minutes.
Dead Men Tell No Tales: 7.1
Skelit's Revenge....the most feared ship on the high seas....and you've finally taken it. Captain Fromm and his skeleton crew have amassed a massive treasure, and now is your chance to take it all. Players take on the role of Pirates who are boarding Skelit's Revenge for one purpose....to take the loot. They must battle the flames, the skeleton crew, and their own fatigue if they hope to make it out alive.
Dead Men Tell No Tales is a co-operative game for 2-5 players. The game uses the common Action Point system to determine what a player does on their turn...with a twist. As players work together, they can pass their Actions on to their teammates in order to best utilize the assets that they have. Players will build the board as they play, ensuring that no two games will ever be alike. As they search the ship for the Treasure, they will encounter Enemies and Guards that they must battle, along with various items that will help them in their quest. all the while, battling the inferno that resulted when they took over the ship. Unique systems for tracking fire, enemy movement, and a player’s fatigue all combine into an interesting and unique cooperative gaming experience.
Do you and your crew have what it takes to make off with all of the treasure and live to tell the story? Or are you going down with the ship in Dead Men Tell No Tales?
Come join us on Wednesday, October 11th @ 6:00 pm to learn any of these games for Workshop Wednesday. See you soon!
*This event requires a 1-Day Membership, credit will be applied back for qualifying purchases. Current Members are always free for this event.*