Travelrama USA

Travelrama USA

Travelrama USA MAC CD collect postcards travel states city geography kids game! 



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Travelrama USA

Travelrama USA is a multimedia gaming experience for your entire family. You and your children will enjoy collecting postcards and learning geography as you drive and fly across the U.S.A. The game has three difficulty levels which allow players of differing abilities to play on relatively equal footing. The object of the game is to collect the five postcards which the program assigns to you. You must locate the city or state which associated with that landmark. For players designated as Student or Learner's Permit Drivers, they can learn the location of the needed postcards by clicking on their list. Licensed Drivers can't peek.

In a multiplayer game, each player starts with 500 miles. The player's turn will end when he either takes a postcard or runs out of travel miles. Upon his next turn, he will spin for up to 750 travel miles or airplane tickets. The destinations for the airplane tickets are chosen randomly. At times none of the destinations will be to the player's advantage. In
these cases, he can choose no destination but he will lose his ticket.

Along the way, the player's travels will bring him to rest areas denoted by yellow triangles. All rest stops have an associated game card. These cards have artwork reminiscent of those found in Monopoly. Most of the cards carry good consequences such as free miles, but some times they call for the loss of all your travel miles or allowing another player to steal one of your postcards.

Players can use many strategies to win the game. First, they must use the least mileage between cities and use the most direct route possible. Game cards are not hidden for the other player's views, so each player can plot strategy against his opponents. They can land on the same city as an opponent and force a trade. It's a good idea to carry an unwanted card to trade for a card you do need. You can also force a trade on a player who already has his five postcards but hasn't returned to his point of origin. As you play the game, you will develop new strategies.

The game also has a solo mode in which a player is given 5000 miles. He will then be given a score based on postcards collected and leftover miles after he has collected the five postcards. This will allow a player to familiarize himself with the more than 600 different postcards. Play value is excellent. The game is different each time it is played as the program automatically rotates the postcards in each state and assigns new postcards to each player. The entire family from the first-grader to great-grandma can enjoy a game of Travelrama.

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