Remember last week when I told you to go grab a deal on Carcassonne and commented that the only thing missing was a deal on the other family tabletop game everyone wants? It’s like Amazon was listening—today they’ve got Ticket to Ride at half price ($25), the lowest they’ve ever had it. Like Carcassonne, if you’re looking for a fun family 8+ game that requires strategy but is friendly to varying ages and playing styles, this one is hard to beat.
I’ve played this one on extended-family vacations with a variety of folks and it’s always a crowd-pleaser. Now if only I could get my own kids to sit down with us long enough to play without a gaggle of cousins around….