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Board Games at Odum: Tokaido

A guide to help you navigate Odum Library's board game collection and the world of gaming.

Tokaido

Description

Welcome to the Tokaido, the legendary East Sea road connecting Kyoto to Edo. Here you will begin an extraordinary journey during which you will discover a thousand marvels for the first time. Be sure to take the time to contemplate the sumptuous vistas before you: the majestic mountains, peaceful coastland, and vast rice paddies. Let the brushstrokes of nature be an anchor for your memories. Appreciate the beneficial stopovers that punctuate your path, the restorative tranquility of the hot springs, and the countless culinary delicacies that will astonish your palate. Bundle together with your belongings delightfully unexpected souvenirs, from the most modest to the most sophisticated, that you gather from surprising encounters that may change the course of your travels. Time will be your best means to remain clear-sighted, methodical, and patient so that you don't miss anything on this unique route but instead can fully savor the experience the Tokaido has to offer. 

 

Players

2 - 5 players

Time

45 minutes

Themes

Family, travel

Mechanics

Point to point movement, set collections, time track, variable player powers 

How to Play