Discover a modern North American classic. Celebrate one of our most vital and enduring passions: railroads. 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 over a million variations, Empire Builder never grows old. Capture the entrepreneurial spirit of North America and learn to build an empire. Whether you share Empire Builder as an evening with friends or as a rainy day activity with your family, you'll always find it captivating. Empire Builder is geographically accurate. The game depicts North America's rivers, mountains and plains, as well as its natural resources. It's a great way to learn about the geography, business, shipping, and transportation of the U.S., Canada and Mexico while having loads of fun with family and friends.After enjoying this game, you can explore one of its many sequels, including the award winning Eurorails and Australian Rails. Contains: 1 markable gameboard (puzzle-cut map), 6 wipe-off crayons, 2 decks of colorful cards (168 total), 95 color printed load chips, 1 pack of game money, Full color rules, Full color Game Overview - an introduction to Empire Builder.