The system consists of rendering an area as a series of dots which players connect to build track. They then run a train over the track in order to pick up and deliver on contracts that are dealt from a card deck. Subtleties including drawing the most efficient route considering both current and future needs, the issue of being locked out of crucial cities, the most efficient route to travel and whether it is better to dump all current demands and start fresh with new ones.
|Here are some of the games of the type, including link to review (when available), year of publication, region of play, number of players supported, optimal number of players and current Amazon price:|
|Agent of Change
Public-locking variant for Crayon Rails games