Riding the Rails with Mayfair Games

You may not know it, but Mayfair Games is the largest producer of Train and Rail games in the world. We're loco for locos. And our various Train and Rail games fall into four separate categories. Each one has its own followers and its own set of challenges.

Mayfair Demos and White Glove Demo Videos

For the next two weeks, we are featuring Alchemist™, one of the games in our Mayfair Games Demo Program. You can “try-before they-buy” this one at your local Mayfair Authorized Retailer.

PGFN 013: Pretending - Pulpgamer Family Night Podcast

This Pulp Gamer - Family Night podcast discusses the importance of pretending in games. It also discusses Monuments™ and Shear Panic™, two great Mayfair titles. Please enjoy.

Upcoming Releases!

Two new games from Klaus Teuber, Wacky Wacky West and Settlers of America are on their way. For those who like to take a gamble; Dust, Dice, and Dollars is also on it's way!

Exploration Games

People say that April showers bring May flowers. When I was growing up I could never understand what the rain had to do with pilgrims. Of course, here at Mayfair Games, we think that April showers bring thoughts of exploration (like what the voyagers on the Mayflower were doing).

Mayfair at Origins 2010

Mayfair Games will be at the Origins Game Fair in force. Here are some of the activities we will be offering to those who make their way to Columbus, OH for the June 23-27 festivities:

Le Boomb Variants!

In a previous newsletter we had a variant rule for Le Boomb™. We have a second rule for you to try out in your next game of Le Boomb™ that we have found really gets the game moving.


The World Wide Catan Championship at PAX East continued it's search for contestants to compete for a seat to represent the U.S. The tournament began Saturday, March 27, 2010, with 41 people participating in the first round of the event. After hours of competition, the top 16 players moved on to the semifinal round on Sunday morning.

Roman Games

At this time of year, there seems to be more movies and tv shows on Rome on television. This makes us think about the great Roman themed games that Mayfair Games publishes. If you have not played any of our Roman-themed games, here are a few that you might want to take a closer look at...