My Account
Your cart is currently empty.
Shop by Age Shop by Players Kids Family Strategy Card Party Puzzles Toys Extras
Funagain Frank's Adventures Funagain Points System Funagain Membership System Ashland, Oregon Eugene, Oregon Free shipping at $80! Facebook
AT $80!
No cover photo available.
Get Funagain Points by submitting media! Full details, including content license, are available here.
You must be logged in to your account to submit media. Please click here to log in or create a free account.
Store:  Family Games

Tantrix Travel

Funagain Games does not stock this edition of this title [], usually because it's out of print.

Notify me if/when this item becomes available:
(you will be asked to log in first)

Please Login to use shopping lists.

Product Information

  • Manufacturer(s): Family Games

  • Weight: 700 grams (estimated)

Product Reviews


Average Rating: 4 in 2 reviews

Good, quick fun, even for non-gamers.
May 22, 2001

I have to admit, this game is shamefully addictive. There are several styles of play included, such as solitaire puzzles and multiplayer games.

The game itself is incredibly simple to understand: This is a tile-laying pipe game, essentially. You try to make long snakes of your color, and you score double points if you make a really long loop. The strategy comes in that your opponent will try to set up spots which prevent you from making the move you wanted to make.

I have to disagree with the other reviewer, however, on the point of the colors. I am colorblind, and had no trouble whatsoever distinguishing between any of the four colors. This is one of the very few games I have actually been able to convince my non-gamer brother to play, the other being Bohnanza.

outstanding value with lots of possibilities
March 01, 2000

As far as strategy and learning games are concerned, this is great. First of all the tiles are wonderful to touch, and very durable. The rules come in a wonderful pamphlet, which also includes the oppurtunities for solitaire play.

I purchased this game a few years ago, and it was an instant hit. I also took it to my daughters 4th and 5th grade classroom, where it was a phenomenal success; to the point of several teachers purchasing copies for thier individual classrooms.

As a parent, I always enjoy games that encourage my daughters to think. As an added bonus, this also has solitaire games included which makes it even more of a bargain. In popularity among my daughter's classmates, this was an overwhelming favorite, followed closely by Set.

The only drawback concerned the colors on the tiles. As a teacher pointed out, someone who suffers from any degree of color blindness could not play the game (The blue and green lines could be confused even by a person with normal vision). My only suggestion to the manufacturers of this game is to make the colors more vivid and easy to differentiate.

Other Resources for Tantrix Travel:

Board Game Geek is an incredible compilation of information about board and card games with many descriptions, photographs, reviews, session reports, and other commentary.