Explore the ancient land of Nippon! Build a railroad empire in the land of the rising sun. Use your initial investment to build track. Then pick up commodities where they are grown, mined, or manufactured and deliver them to a lucrative place of demand. Complete a delivery and make the money you need to buy larger, faster trains, and expand your railroad empire. Win the game by building the most effective railroad empire!
With the countless variations of play provided, Nippon Rails® provides a challenging region for the creation of your network. Obstacles are rival tracks and Japan’s great mountains, channels, and rivers and restrictive coastline. Capture the can-do spirit of Japan and build an empire. Whether you share Nippon Rails as an evening with friends or as a rainy day activity with your family, you’ll always find it captivating!
After enjoying this great game, you can explore one of the many other award-winning Empire Builder™ games, including titles as diverse as China Rails™, Australian Rails™, and Martian Rails™.
Nippon Rails is geographically accurate. The game depicts Japan’s rivers, plains, and mountains, as well as its natural resources. It’s a great way to learn about the geography, business, shipping, and transportation of Europe while having loads of fun with friends or family!
1 markable gameboard (puzzle-cut map)
2 decks of colorful cards (180 total)
97 color load chips
1 pack of money
1 pack of 6 special Mayfair crayons
6 train pawns
1 box top and box bottom