Days of Wonder and Asmodee have joined forces to announce the upcoming release of Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West. This captivating board game, designed by industry veterans Rob Daviau, Matt Leacock, and Alan R. Moon, presents players with a multi-part campaign game set in the 19th-century American West. With a compelling storyline told over 12 immersive episodes, this legacy title offers a fresh and exciting experience for both newcomers and seasoned fans of the franchise. Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West will make its debut at Gen Con and hit select retailers and the Asmodee official store on November 3, 2023, with an MSRP of $119.99.
An Unforgettable Pioneer Journey
Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West allows players to embark on a thrilling adventure as 19th-century pioneers, traversing North America on twelve captivating journeys. The campaign commences on the East Coast, guiding players through a series of interconnected adventures as they make their way to the wild frontier. While the primary objective remains the completion of tickets, Legends of the West introduces exciting mechanics such as amassing a fortune in the players’ vaults, unlocking new frontiers, and encountering unexpected surprises. Balancing immersive storytelling with accessibility, this game promises to captivate players of all skill levels.
A New Era of Gameplay
According to Adrien Martinot, Game Line Manager at Days of Wonder, Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West offers a distinct gameplay experience that will delight fans of both the Ticket to Ride series and legacy games in general. Each session of Legends of the West is influenced by players’ choices, enabling them to shape the unfolding story. As the game progresses, mechanics evolve, ensuring that no two playthroughs are ever the same. To maintain the novelty of the gameplay experience, the designers have introduced an array of fresh mechanics, a departure from those found in the popular Map Collection line.
A Journey for All
Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West caters to groups of 2-5 players, ages 10 and above. Each of the twelve journeys offers an immersive experience that can be completed within 20 to 90 minutes. The comprehensive package includes 13 Frontier Boards, 280 Plastic Train Cars, 1 Campaign Box, 84 Train Cards, 33 Tickets, 7 Event Cards, 6 Newspaper Cards, 77 Postcards, 1 Story Deck, 5 Company Boxes, 8 Frontier Boxes, 1 Conductor’s Toolbox, 1 Rules Booklet, and much more. Following the completion of the campaign, players will possess a unique map compatible with previous Ticket to Ride games, ensuring endless possibilities for future gameplay with friends and family.
Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West brings together the creative forces of Days of Wonder and Asmodee to deliver an immersive and engaging board game experience. With its dynamic campaign structure, unique gameplay mechanics, and captivating storytelling, this legacy title promises to captivate both newcomers and veteran players. Scheduled for release on November 3, 2023, Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West will undoubtedly become a treasured addition to the collections of board game enthusiasts worldwide.