Award Winning Colt Express ...a "Steamin' and Stealin'" Train Robbery game of strategy. 2-6 layers, 10 years old up. Takes about 40 minutes to play.
On the 11th of July 1899 at 10 a.m. the Union Pacific Express has left Folsom New Mexico with 47 passengers on board. After a few minutes gunfire and hurrying footsteps on the roof can be heard. Heavily armed bandits have come to rob honest citizens of their wallets and jewels. Will they succeed in stealing the suitcase holding the Nice Valley Coal Company's weekly pay despite it having been placed under the supervision of Marshal Samuel Ford? Will these bandits be able to work together despite only the richest one of them coming out on top?In Colt Express you play a bandit robbing a train. Your goal is to become the richest outlaw of the Old West. The game consists of five rounds and each round has two phases:Phase 1: Programming Each player plays 2-5 action cards on a common pile face up or face down depending on the type of the round.Phase 2: Action The action cards are performed in the order they have been played. Then comes confusion as a player's best laid plans may not pan out due to mistakes and oversights!The game takes place in a 3D train in which the bandits can move from one car to another run on the roof punch the other bandits shoot them rob the passengers or draw the Marshal out of position.