Questions tagged [ticket-to-ride-europe]

A stand-alone expansion for Ticket to Ride set in Europe. A bit more complexity is added in the form of train stations and tunnel routes.

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Last turn in Ticket to Ride: clarification

I am asking about Ticket to Ride Europe, but if possible I would prefer a generic answer. Let's say player A claims a route and remains with 1 car. This, per rules, starts the last turn. When it is ...
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Ticket to ride, wareouses and depots : how to collect traincards?

We have T2R Europe, and just tried out the 1912 Expansion pack which includes warehouses and depots. To my knowledge one must put the first train card to any given players warehouse before drawing to ...
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Claiming a tunnel when no matching cards are turned over

Could I claim a tunnel if there are no cards matching the color of the cards played to claim the Tunnel? I want to claim a red tunnel of 4 cards. I have 4 red cards. Three top cards from the Train ...
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Did the first version of Ticket to Ride released in Europe have a USA map or a Europe map?

In the United States, the game called simply Ticket to Ride has a map of the United States. Was this the case when it was originally released in Europe? I’m curious to know if it was branded ...
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Ticket To Ride: does the order of connection of cities have to match the order on the ticket? [duplicate]

Is the direction of the ticket important? Do cities have to be connected in the order shown on the ticket? For example, if I am attempting to claim the Rostov-Erzurum ticket, can I connect Erzurum to ...
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What if two players are eligible for the express bonus?

The longest path for Adam are ten trains while Bella and Celia both has a longest path of fifteen trains, i.e both Bella and Celia has the longest path and thus are eligible for the Express Bonus/...
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Proper use of stations, only as connecters/extenders or in place of built track?

I had a destination ticket of Palermo to Constantinople. An opponent built the segment Palermo to Smyrna so I placed a station on that segment. The same opponent built Smyrna to Constantinople so I ...
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When using Alvin & Dexter with TtR:Europe what are the rules about cities with existing train stations?

When using Alvin & Dexter with TtR:Europe what are the rules about cities with existing train stations? Do train stations prevent them from entering a city? Do they have to be moved to place a ...
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Does a player always have to have destination tickets on-hand?

When you finish your routes, do you have to draw new ones?
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Losing points for partially completed destination tickets in Ticket to Ride

I have the game Ticket to Ride: Europe and I'm a little confused about the points for destination tickets. I read somewhere that if you don't start to complete one of your destination tickets, at the ...
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Do train stations cause an opponent's route to count towards longest route?

In Ticket to Ride Europe a player may use a train station to use an opponent's route to complete a ticket. When a player does this, does the opponent's route count toward the player's longest route? ...
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If a player completes all their routes, are they required to pick up new destination cards even if the game is almost finished?

Let's say Player 1 has just finished playing all their trains and everyone is now taking their final turn. Suppose Player 2 completed all their routes on their previous turn. Is Player 2 still ...
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Is Ticket To Ride Asia played with stations?

In Ticket To Ride US Edition there was no stations, but in Europe Edition there were. When playing Asia Edition, do you play with/without stations or is there no set rule about them? I couldn't spot ...
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Can we extend the game by playing Multiple Boards At Once?

I play Ticket To Ride with my gf and friends and we love it! So much so that we always reach the end thinking, 'this went too quickly!'. We've toyed with playing two maps simultaneously, has anyone ...
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Proper use of Stations - and how to convince others

I played a game of Ticket to Ride Europe recently, I don't own it but am vaguely familiar with the rules. When we started playing however there was some confusion about the placement of stations and I ...
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Do Ticket to Ride expansions work with the Europe set?

I have and love Ticket to Ride: Europe, and would like to try out some of the new expansion packs (Switzerland, Asia, etc... Don't really care about 1910). I was just wondering if I would have to buy ...
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What's the impact of allowing other players to continue while you choose tickets?

The rule book says that you need to decide on your tickets even before the next player takes his/her turn. How big a deal is it to allow a fellow player to decide on destination tickets while others ...
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Are stations used in Ticket to Ride: The Heart of Africa?

In Ticket to Ride: The Heart of Africa, are stations allowed? The rulebook explicitly mentions that the plastic carriage pieces and scoring markers from the main game are to be used, but doesn't ...
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Can you pick up a locomotive if it's revealed as a replacement card? [duplicate]

In Ticket to Ride: Europe, on your turn you can pick up two cards from the face-down deck, two cards except locomotives from the face-up cards or one from each. When I pick up one card from the face-...
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What's the best strategy for winning while using all 3 stations in Ticket to Ride Europe?

Ticket to Ride Europe pocket edition has an achievement that I just can't get! It's winning using all 3 stations during the game. Can anyone suggest any strategies on any of the following: Should I ...
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Why didn't my station complete the route?

I needed to get from Riga to Bucaresti. I had trains connecting Riga to Kyiv, but the route from Kyiv to Bucaresti was taken by another player. I played a station on Kyiv, but the route did not ...
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Ticket to Ride Europe: Drawing destination cards

I cannot find anywhere in the rules whether or not a player may hold NO destination cards. Is a player obliged to pick up new destination cards when he or she has run out? This is currently causing ...
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What are the requirements for the achievements in Ticket to Ride: Europe?

In the electronic 'pocket' version of Ticket to Ride: Europe, I would like to acquire all the achievements, but I must have misunderstood some of them. Even when I think I've accomplished them, I do ...
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Can stations be used to traverse empty routes in Ticket to Ride Europe?

Ticket to Ride Europe introduces train stations to connect cities through routes that belong to other players. It recently became a point of debate whether stations can be used to connect cities over ...
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When tunnelling, what happens when the cards drawn do not match those played?

In Ticket to Ride Europe, when I plan to build on top of tunnels, what happens when none of the drawn cards match the colours I have in hand? For example, Tunnel length: 3 grey segments Played cards:...
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Can the original Ticket to Ride rules from the US map be applied to Europe?

I am planning to get the Ticket to Ride: Europe and introduce the game to a new player. For a beginner, I was thinking of playing the European map with the original US rules. I will be ignoring ...
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What is the definition of an unused Station?

In the rules for the European game, the last sentence under "Building a Train Station" states A player is never required to build any Stations. For each Station a player has not used, four points ...
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“Ticket to Ride: Europe”: how to accommodate differences in players' strength?

I play "Ticket to Ride: Europe" with my kids (age 8 and 12) and I win too often. They do not want me to let them win: there's no fun in winning if you know the opponent didn't play to their full ...
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Are there any differences between the Ticket to Ride games I should take into account when choosing one?

There are many different variants and expansions for the Ticket to Ride series, and I'm curious about the differences. I know the standard version and the Europe version differ only by map, but I'm ...