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Board Games: Great Western Trail

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Rules of play PDF

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America in the 19th century: As a cattle breeder, you will drive your herds from Texas to Kansas City, where you will travel by train to the west. For this, you must keep your flocks well and use the buildings along the path wisely. In addition, you should hire qualified staff: cowboys to increase your flocks, craftsmen to build your own buildings and engineers for the important railway line.

Anyone who manages his herd in a clever way and, by good timing, master the chances and pitfalls of the cattle trail will receive most of the victory points and carry the victory.

chart indicating Great Western Trail requires 2-4 players, plays in 75-150 minutes, features an American West theme, and offers deck building, movement, hand management, and tile placement mechanics

 

hard difficulty