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Information
Designer
Artist
Publisher
Year Published
2001
# of Players
2 − 6
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 5, 6 players
Recommended with 3, 4, 5, 6 players
(104 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
13 and up
Playing Time
30 minutes
User Suggested Ages
8 and up
(33 voters) [poll]
Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
(37 voters) [poll]
Honors
Subdomain
(59 voters) [vote]
Category
Mechanic
Expansion
Reimplemented By
Reimplements
Family
Primary Name
TransAmerica
Alternate Names
Trans America
תופסים אמריקה
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TransAmerica is a very simple railway game. Each player has a set of 5 cities strung across the US that need to be connected by rail. Players place either 1 or 2 rails each turn. The game ends when the first player completes a connected route between his 5 cities. The player who can make the best use of the other players' networks is generally victorious.

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Components

  • Rules
  • 1 game board
  • 85 tracks
  • 36 cards:
    • 1 starting player card
    • 35 city cards (7 each of green, red, yellow, orange and blue)
  • 6 start markers (green, red, yellow, blue, brown, white)
  • 6 locomotive scoring markers (green, red, yellow, blue, brown, white)

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TransAmerica
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English edition 2015
Publisher: Rio Grande Games
Artist: Marcel-André Casasola Merkle
Year: 2015
Product Code: 201
Size:  
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Release Date: 2015
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Immortal Eyes Games Edition
Publisher: Immortal Eyes Games
Artist: Marcel-André Casasola Merkle
Year: 2008
Size: Square 2-player (e.g. Lost Cities)
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TransAmerica
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Dutch First Edition
Publisher: Identity Games International B.V., Winning Moves
Artist: Marcel-André Casasola Merkle
Year: 2002
Product Code: 20097
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Nick: 
English first edition
Publisher: Rio Grande Games, Winsome Games
Artist: Marcel-André Casasola Merkle
Year: 2002
Product Code: RIO 201
Size: 9.00 x 9.00 x 2.20 inches
1.50 pounds
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Winning Moves German edition
Publisher: Winning Moves
Artist: Marcel-André Casasola Merkle
Year: 2002
Product Code: 20066
Size: 8.86 x 8.86 x 1.89 inches
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22 SoloPlay_TransAmerica-Europa_v1.doc
File contains SoloPlay rules to be able to play TransAmerica and TransEuropa in a solo environment. There are 6 pages of rules and a 3 page player aid to help organize the primary mechanics and make the end game scoring easier to accomplish. .pdf version of the SoloPlay rules for TransAmerica-Europa. The content remains the same only the format has been changed to eliminate download issues. This file is #37 in the SoloPlay series. More SoloPlay game files available here on the Geek can be accessed from the following Geeklist: [url=http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/49479][b]SoloPlay Variants Posted on the Geek [/b][/url]
English
2012-04-21
0 TransAmerica Rules in Dutch
Spelregels van dit spel in het Nederlands.
Dutch
2011-06-13
4 Quick Start - Trans America
Summary of the rules to refresh your memory and get you and your game group up and playing faster.
English
2010-03-21
9 Tuckbox
Tuckbox for the small cards.
English
2008-02-24
1 Transamerica rules
In Brazilian Portuguese
Portuguese
2007-11-29
5 TransTürkiye 03.zip
TransTürkiye - A version for Turkey - Complete Cards and Gameboard - Part 03
2006-08-24
2 TransTürkiye 02.zip
TransTürkiye - A version for Turkey - Complete Cards and Gameboard - Part 02
2006-08-24
3 TransTürkiye 02.zip
TransTürkiye - A version for Turkey - Complete Cards and Gameboard - Part 02
2006-08-24
3 TransTürkiye 01.zip
TransTürkiye - A version for Turkey - Complete Cards and Gameboard - Part 01
2006-08-24
13 TA_travel1.pdf
Travel TransAmerica - Required the cards and rules that came with the game, laminate this sheet and use wipeoff markers to play. Perfect for car trips and airline flights.
2006-01-05
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Statistics
Board Game Rank: 699
Family Game Rank: 165
Num Ratings: 6152
Average Rating: 6.66
Standard Deviation: 1.33
Num Views: 260574
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.4
Fans: 77
Personal Comments: 2048
Users Owning: 5507
Users Wanting: 235
Users Trading: 118 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 2
Want Parts In Trade: 12
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Total Plays: 27667
Plays This Month: 8
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Num Ratings 662
Average Rating 7.09
Average Weight 1.62
Num Owned 1315
Prev. Owned 102
For Trade 42
Want in Trade 31
Wishlist 73
Comments 375
Year Published 2007
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BGTG 137 - SR & Feedback (Vinci II, TransAmerica with Vexation, Eclipse on iOS)
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2013-05-31
Garrett's Games 316 - TransAmerica and the Zooloretto Line of Games
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2012-06-17
BGTG 119 - Euro Train Games (with Dave Arnott)
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