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Bridgetown Races

Bridgetown Races

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Our Price: $39.99
# of Players: 2 - 4
Mfg Suggested Ages: 13+
Playing Time: 45 - 60 minutes
Designer: Carey Grayson

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Product Code: 101262

Each year, the International Bridge Racing Association selects a city for its many bridges to host its annual Bridgetown Race. This year they have chosen Portland, Oregon USA. Players using bicycles, taxis, buses, automobiles, the street car, motorcycles and sometimes their own two feet try to be the first to cross each bridge. Be the first to cross every bridge and you win the race! Each round, players arrange for transportation by placing coordinators on the transportation mode or special action of their choice. Next the player chooses a transportation mode and moves their racer through the streets, trying to be the first to cross a bridge and pick up its flag. The flag is placed on the player¡¦s Bridge Completion card and the first person to collect all 8 flags wins the race.

Game Components:

1 Game Board

1 Transportation Wheel

40 Bridge Flags (8 colors )

12 Coordinators (4 colors )

4 Racers in 4 colors

4 Bridge Completion Cards (4 colors)

1 Cloth Bag

1 Turn Marker & 1 start marker

1 rule booklet

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4 of 5 Anybody Up For A Game of Urban Capture the Flag? June 1, 2012
Reviewer: EndersGame from BGG  
Bridgetown Races requires players to use different methods of transport to navigate the city of Portland, Oregon, in an attempt to cross as many bridges as possible. Think capture the flag, but in an urban setting, and using bicycles, buses, taxis, streetcars, and more.

It isn't the kind of game that will appeal to everyone, but it's a good family type game that even offers enough challenge to satisfy gamers, especially those who enjoy games which involve logistics and puzzling out an optimal route (think Elfenland). In the process, there's a high degree of interaction. For Portland people it is a must-have simply because of the theme.

Bridgetown Races isn't going to supplant popular euros, but there's enough here that's makes it different from the usual.  It's perhaps designer Carey Grayson's best effort thus far. As an added bonus, it also plays quite well with just two players.

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