Days of Wonder announces Mystery Train - A Ticket to Ride Expansion
October 11, 2004 - Days of Wonder has announced a free, limited-edition expansion pack for their award-winning board-game, Ticket to Ride. Called Mystery Train, this small deck of expansion cards will first be distributed to Ticket to Ride players at the Essen Toy Fair in Germany from October 21-24, and later in the US in the November issue of Game Trade Magazine; through Days of Wonder retailers, and beginning November 15th from the www.daysofwonder.com website.
The free bonus pack introduces ten new cards that bring new variety to the gameplay through special bonuses and action cards. There are also some additional destination routes.
The Mystery Train expansion deck was created by Ticket to Ride author, Alan R. Moon, to celebrate the game being awarded this year's Spiel des Jahres (German Game of the Year) prize and to thank Days of Wonder customers and retailers for making the game such a success.