I liked Ticket to Ride, I had played, but not owned the game and enjoyed playing. I recently have fallen in love with Ticket to Ride in large part to being able to play the iPad app. David can tell you I am on the app a lot and will sometimes whip through a game in ten minutes. With the computer making the decisions the game goes much faster. It is such a great introductory game that is simple to explain, but still so much fun to play.
There is competition and strategy with some luck, but if you do not pick your cards well you are not going to do well. The board game is great because you have the little train pieces that you place on the board and you move your piece around the outside to count your points. The app is nice because it is portable and easy to play at any time, but it definitely has a different feel to playing the in real life board game. Continue reading