In Tinners' Trail, set in 19th century Cornwall, you represent a mining conglomerate at the height of the tin and copper mining industry. You must buy plots of land across Cornwall in auctions and survey them for tin and copper, always managing your "work points" and money effectively.
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Tinners' Trail is a thematic Euro game, set in 19th century Cornwall. You play as a mining conglomerate at the height of the tin and copper mining industry. You must buy plots of land across Cornwall in auctions and survey them for tin and copper, always managing your 'work points' and money effectively. Once you have a mine in place, it's time to extract the ore, and make a profit! Can you outplay the competition and make the most money or will you be left without two shillings to rub together?
HOW TO PLAY
The deluxe edition of Tinners' Trail features the base game plus:
The Arsenic Expansion
Adds the extra resource of arsenic. Due to the danger of arsenic, it is mined at the cost of PERMANENTLY losing work points but with the reward of a big cash payout.
The Emigration Expansion
In this expansion, you can send your workers overseas to gain ongoing benefits, such as extra income or free improvements.