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Store:  Strategy Games
Edition:  Auf Achse
Series:  Auf Achse
Genre:  Rail & Network
Format:  Board Games
Other:  Essen 2007 releases

Auf Achse

revised edition

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Ages Play Time Players
8+ 60-90 minutes 2-6

Designer(s): Wolfgang Kramer

Manufacturer(s): Schmidt Spiele

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Product Description

Players compete to build routes and undercut the competition in order to carry cargo on their trucks between Flensvurg and Verona, Triest and Rotterdam. Foresight and planning are rewarded, although new events occur constantly which can help or hinder you. The end goal: Complete your deliveries as efficiently as possible to make more moolah than anyone else.

As for changes from the original game, Wolfgang Kramer says that the new version:

  • Decreases the luck as players roll two dice and choose the die they want. Additionally, you're no longer forced to move the complete die roll.
  • Shortens the playing time by removing unclaimed orders from the game.
  • Gets players into the game more quickly and provides more interaction by allowing multiple trucks in the same city.

Description written by W. Eric Martin and used with permission of

Product Information

  • Designer(s): Wolfgang Kramer

  • Manufacturer(s): Schmidt Spiele

  • Year: 2007

  • Players: 2 - 6

  • Time: 60 - 90 minutes

  • Ages: 8 and up

  • Est. time to learn: 20-30 minutes

  • Weight: 1,167 grams

Product Reviews


Average Rating: 4 in 1 review

Solid entertainment
January 02, 2001

This 1987 Spiel des Jahres winner is a good solid game. The rules are uncomplicated (but could use some clarification about order of certain actions and meanings of event cards) but provide a fairly interesting game. We found the game to be more active than typical turn-based games; players were involved and happily playing at a good speed.

Auf Achse involves acquiring contracts to deliver goods (a few dealt at game start, the rest bought at auction), moving your truck by dice rolls to a city to pick up containers according to a contract, and moving to destination cities for delivery, where you receive cash for the shipment. You can carry more than one load if you have room, and you can buy trailers which provide more room.

Play is lively and entertaining. Our only regret was that event cards did not come into play more often. However, while this would have added more unpredictability to the game, most of the event cards seem to be bad for the player, so players naturally avoid the event spaces. Adding more good cards and marking more of the spaces as event spaces might be fun.

Note: this review refers to a different release of this product.

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