Articles About trains

First Look: Station Master Card Game

First Look: Station Master Card Game

Looking back over the years of writing about board games, I’ve come to the conclusion that I do tend to favor a type of game without realizing it. It seems that whenever we see a game about trains it makes its way into our shopping ca ...
Railroad Rivals Train Game Overview

Railroad Rivals Train Game Overview

In the past couple of summers, a friend and I have driven for a little over two hours to meet some other friends from St. Louis at a hotel for the weekend. No, it wasn’t one of those trips (get your minds out of the gutter). It’ ...
Trainmaker Dice Game Overview

Trainmaker Dice Game Overview

One of the things I love most about attending board game conventions is being able to meet with game designers in person. You might think they’re all cut from the same mold. Surprisingly, they aren’t. Some are shy, humble, intel ...
The Last Spike Board Game Overview

The Last Spike Board Game Overview

There’s a genre of games that I hadn’t experienced until just a couple weeks ago. 18XX is the generic term for a series of board games that recreate the building of railroad corporations during the 19th century. The 18XX series ...
Whistle Stop Train Game Overview

Whistle Stop Train Game Overview

If there’s one thing I can say about gamers, they like their train games. There’s never a shortage of them, several of which we have featured here. There are cooperative games such as Train Heist then there are competitive games ...
Train Heist Board Game Overview

Train Heist Board Game Overview

Our family has a lot of friends that are into trains. I went to college with a guy who went out on the weekends to photograph engines as they passed through our rural college town. My daughter has a best friend that knows everything there i ...
Join Us for a #ThomasSchool Party!

Join Us for a #ThomasSchool Party!

Fall is in full swing and kids are headed back to school. That’s why we’re ready to chat about back to school ideas with Thomas & Friends™. Plus, we’ll tell you all about the Journey to Rewards program where you can earn rewards for all ...
Boxcars Railroad Game Overview

Boxcars Railroad Game Overview

Last week we enjoyed some really nice Spring weather. On Saturday it hit the upper 70’s and it looked like Spring was finally here to stay. But as typically happens in April, showers arrived on Sunday. So much for outdoor play! This t ...