With a slight migratory twist, Great Western Trail is a worker movement game – emphasis on the “moo.”
Instead of having multiple workers, you have one, and your choice of action spaces is limited to relentlessly shifting conveyor belt, the end of which forces you to score or suffer. That aspect may remind you a little of the doomsday harvest times in Agricola. Here’s how to play the game:
At 3:47, i incorrectly say that only discs from black-cornered spots can be placed on black-cornered cities. You can put your white-cornered discs on black-cornered slots, but generally, you won’t want to. Thanks to YouTube viewer Mark Anderson for pointing this out!
At 4:38, while the rule is explained properly, i missed circling one of the little red x’s on the train track (the one closest to the engine).
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