The official adaptation of Days of Wonder's best-selling train board game, Ticket to Ride takes less than one minute to learn but a lifetime to master.
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Release Date: May 24, 2012

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June 13

Ticket to Ride version 2.2.2 has just been released

Here is the change log:
- There was a serious bug in the rank computation. It’s fixed and from now on players who left get a rank score penalty
- It’s now possible to find offline DoW players
- In 1912, Paris-Angora is worth 17 points, not 13
- 1912 Big Cities was missing its bonus for the longest path
- In Nordic Countries games, discarded tickets do not remain in the game anymore
- Stations are now visible when you claim a city on Europe 1912 Big Cities
- And some UI improvements

Have fun!
The Days of Wonder development team.

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May 31

Ticket to Ride 2.2.0 is now available!

What's new in version 2.2.0:
- New content: Europa 1912 Destinations! Discover 3 variants of the Europe map: Europe Expanded, Mega Europe and Big Cities of Europe.
- Various bug fixes and improvements.

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About This Game

BEST-SELLING BOARD GAME NOW AVAILABLE WITH A NEW CROSS-PLATFORM MULTIPLAYER MODE AND BRAND NEW VERTICAL MAP: INDIA

The official adaptation of Days of Wonder's best-selling train board game, Ticket to Ride takes less than one minute to learn but a lifetime to master. Over 48 million games played online and a new game starting every 4 seconds on average! In addition to the exciting cross-platform asynchronous multiplayer mode, players will enjoy a new intuitive user interface, new social media capabilities to share exciting moments, and the brand new India map, the first vertical map to be available on Ticket to Ride.

**Pocket Gamer: 9/10 with Gold Award – "A fantastic adaptation of an excellent board game, and a must-buy for strategy fans".

Main features:

  • Alan R. Moon's official Ticket to Ride maps with original artwork in full high resolution
  • Asynchronous Online Play against other Android, iPhone, iPad, Linux, Mac and PC gamers
  • An unparalleled online player community with tens of thousands of live opponents
  • Solo play against up to 4 AI players
  • Pass-and-Play with up to 4 live opponents
  • Additional maps of Europe, Switzerland, USA 1910, Legendary Asia and India available as DLCs
  • Detailed, interactive turn-by-turn, in-game tutorial
  • Contextual in-game Conductor's Notes to help you master all the maps
  • True cross-platform: players can challenge on other platforms including Steam PC and Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone and iPad
  • Online and offline Hall of Fame

For more information, please visit: http://www.daysofwonder.com/online/en/t2r/ and find all the latest news for Ticket to Ride Digital on Facebook and Twitter!

Also, under our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, you must be at least 13 years of age to play online games with Ticket to Ride or use the chat in the Online lobby.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual Core 1.6 GHz or better
    • Memory: 1GB (XP), 2GB (Vista), 2GB (Windows 7)
    • Hard Disk Space: 140 MB Free Space
    • Video Card: OpenGL 1.4 or higher
    • Sound: Windows supported Sound Card
    • OS: OS X version 10.7 or better
    • Processor: Intel 1.6 GHz single core
    • Memory: 2 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 250 MB
    • Video Card: 800x600 minimum resolution, 1024x768 or better recommended
    • OS:
    • JRE 32 bits
    • Memory: 2 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 250 MB
    • Video Card: OpenGL 1.4 or higher
    • Sound: Windows supported Sound Card
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Upaye
65.2 hrs
Posted: September 23
This is great as a casual game
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HawkofChiron
28.1 hrs
Posted: September 18
This is a fun table top type game. SImple and quick playing, but very catchy. Interesting variables with the gameplay styles of different maps. I only wish there was one map that has all the bonus cards active.
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grunkibis
265.8 hrs
Posted: September 17
own the board game, and this is a great strategy game with just the right time-to-finish... however, the interface here on the steam version is so bad it inspired my review here and now... as an example there is no EXIT button, you just click the same back window arrow and then thats that. i hate the pseudo cell like cartoon colors and button highlights. good luck trying to find a multiplayer game without staring at that silly screen to find a game to join. before the last version you didnt go to PLAY but instead MORE to get a MP game, and any version enhancements are stuck on this horrid and perhaps worst interface to any game i have played since 1986. choosing the map? wha? click one bubble to open another to... oh my word, i wonder if the whole menu is either punishment or developed by some bitter ex employee with the goal of making folks not want to play. like me just now. instead i wrote this review... days of wonder, you cant be happy with this menu and hard, unnecessary challenge to play the great game behind it all. kick it to the curb and reboot the whole UI/menu please!
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Ōjo Kara
6.2 hrs
Posted: September 11
it's really really bad.
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p0testi0
6.0 hrs
Posted: September 10
This game no longer works on PC. The Days Of Wonder support page that says to reinstall? That doesn't fix the issue. This appears to be widespread. The game doesn't work anymore! Please fix this!
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Bludgeon
2.0 hrs
Posted: September 10
Game did not run at all since the latest patch.

UPDATE: The game now works perfectly.

Problem : Windows Update not working on fresh Windows 7 install

Solution : Free app that downloads ALL windows updates and then applies them independently of the usual Windows update app.

Available here :

www.wsusoffline.net
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Davlock
67.5 hrs
Posted: September 8
I had only played the Europe map for the table top game before buying this on Steam and the game on Steam is incredible. I have had no technical issues whatsoever. I play this with my dad and brother, who live half way across the country, and we have a great time.

There are quite a few maps and each map has different rules, scoring, music, bonuses, and the look of train cards. The AI can also be quite challenging to play against. I can't wait to see what new maps are introduced. DLC is affordable and different in several ways from any previous map. Just look at the new Pennsylvania map to see why.

9.5/10
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Merdinator
21.0 hrs
Posted: September 6
Sheldon Cooper loves trains. I love trains. Everybody loves trains!
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SynthR
3.4 hrs
Posted: September 5
How many times can a man listen to "When the Saints Go Marching In"?
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calzoneous
1,467.2 hrs
Posted: September 1
Broken on Mac with latest release. Another great Days Of Wonder release.

Exception Type: EXC_BREAKPOINT (SIGTRAP)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000

Application Specific Information:
dyld: launch, loading dependent libraries

Dyld Error Message:
Symbol not found: _kSecAttrAccessible
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
64 of 80 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
91.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2015
I cannot unfortunately recommend the latest update of this beloved game.

Put quite simply, the AI has changed from somewhat rational and predictable humanlike AI into completely braindead train-layers who will overlay multiple routes to get from A to B. Further, the layout of the game screen and buttons has changed, making gameplay confusing.

The prior iterations of this game were sublime; this one is a drag.
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50 of 60 people (83%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
170.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2015
Ticket to Ride is a great game with plenty of replayability. There's no one set strategy to playing, which makes online play fun and engaging. Most of the players online are speedy and will play through the entire game, even if they're losing.

The addition of achievements has added some of the fun into playing with bots back into the game, even for long time players like me.

Unfortunately, the lastest update has virtually broken the game. Not because they changed the design or moved where things are, but because the client won't manage to stay connected for more than a single game, if you can manage to get the server to stay connected that long.

I can't, in good concious, reccomend this game until a massive patch is pushed through. Pick this game up, with a few map packs, while it's on sale, but have patience.
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42 of 51 people (82%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
162.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 21, 2015
The last update is a disaster. Instead of normal online game you now get something with "notifications" that spam your inbox (sound effects notifying your turn were obviously found not useful and are now used when you end your turn), graphics wants to bite your eyes out and whoever did the design forgot to play the game at least once to see how it works (adding new ticket always showed you where the towns you need are, now you can't see it because there's random stuff flashlighted on the map)

Don't fix something that ain't broken?
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34 of 39 people (87%) found this review helpful
Recommended
140.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 4, 2014
The PC adaption (and iPad/iPhone versions too, for that matter) of Ticket to Ride is a very faithful recreation of the classic board game, where the only gameplay differences between it and the physical version are fast and accurate scoring and the fact that enraged board-flipping is no longer a possibility. (Not to mention the bonus of the game + DLC being cheaper than their physical counterparts, and is significantly easier to play with people on the other side of the world!) So, for people who have played the board game before, I think this should be a no-brainer.

However, I wrote this review for those who aren't aware of the greatness that is Ticket to Ride and are seeing this from a bystander's point of view. You might be thinking that this is just some boring train game played only by weird people who smell funny, as a diversion from their regular riveting pastime of watching grass grow. However, I can assure you that this is most certainly the opposite of the truth.

Ticket to Ride is, in actual fact, quite a tense game that can quite easily take you from absolute confidence in your position to having all your hopes and dreams shattered, as you realise that you didn't take that vital Los Angeles > Las Vegas track yet due to over-confidence, that you had multiple 20+ point routes hinging on! Not to mention the level of back-stabbing and collaboration that can come into play (especially with the Steam overlay making this oh so easy), that can easily create bitter feuds between two rival rail barons, which can last across a series of games.

Overall, I strongly recommend this game to anyone who wants an enjoyable, classic example of a game that's easy to learn, but difficult to master. It's always a good game to play with friends, strangers or alone with bots, especially as each game tends to only go for 45 minutes at most. (Although you can quite easily find that time has flown, as you wind up having rematch after rematch, without noticing the time passing by!)
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28 of 33 people (85%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 25, 2013
Ticket to Ride is a faithful reproduction of the Alan Moon board game of the same name. Unlike most other modern board games that are being ported to tablets and Steam, Ticket to Ride (video game) was developed in-house by the same company that publishes the board game, Age of Wonder.

Age of Wonder is a well-respected game company; their board games are polished and attractive, with lots of "fiddly bits", as board gamers call the detailed pieces of the game. Their attention to detail that is displayed in their board games carries over to the video game versions, as well. The sound, the controls, the in-game tutorials... everything about this game sets you up for success.

Ticket to Ride is very much a game that is well-suited for a video-game version. There are many things to keep track of - cards and pieces on the board - and it plays much faster with a computer doing all the arranging. A game that takes about 45 minutes to play around a table takes about 10 minutes to play in this online version, and is equally satisfying. The video game version also lends itself better to expansions and DLC versions (alternate rules, really). Expansions that cost $25 for the board game because of production and distribution are just a few bucks here. The video game is a great way to try out the expansions before you buy the board game equivalent.

My one complaint is that it is a bit complicated setting up an (optional) online account with their servers to track your online matches, but if you do, you can track your gameplay on Steam, iOS, Android, wherever. This is a very nice feature, if you are an active player.

I recommend Ticket to Ride if you have and enjoy the board game, or if you enjoy board games in general. Not recommended if this isn't your thing ... if you aren't a board gamer, you probably won't like this much.
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24 of 27 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
18.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2014
Outstanding PC adaptation of a classic board game.

Each turn a player takes a couple of train cards or spends those cards in order to place trains on pre-defined routes. Completing some objectives like a continuous route between two particular cities earns the player more points.

So the game is both about strategy of choosing what routes to use and how to achieve that, while also denying your opponents from achieving their targets.

The game is well balanced and the DLC additions while far from necessary certainly add to the longevity of the game if you find yourself enjoying the mechanics. Surprisingly for a game like this, the AI is decent. However in most cases it is not difficult to win if you have even a modicum of strategy.

If you've always wanted to try a board game on PC then this is a good place to start.
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32 of 41 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
239.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 12, 2015
This is a great board game with lots of replayability, especially if you have all the expansions. Prior to the latest update, I played this game for well over a hundred hours both against strangers online and people on my buddy list. However, since the latest update (both here on Steam and on the Android phone app... yes, I own both) the game is extremely unstable. Crashes are so frequent that the game is nearly unplayable. If the game manages to stay open long enough to play, there are often numerous server disconnections during a match. Play is frequently plagued with audio bugs (sound effects that are supposed to play once, but instead play endlessly on a loop until the match ends) or animations freezing.

Until a patch is issued to fix these problems, I can't recommend this game.
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33 of 43 people (77%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1,215.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2013
Very fun game. Competitive multiplayer
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26 of 33 people (79%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
17.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 11, 2015
Very nice board game to play between 2 and 4 people, also supports cross-platform (windows and android).
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
65.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 21, 2014
Awesome Game! Wish there were more board games of this quality to play on steam.
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