It’s a robbery, stick ‘em up!
Scheme, shoot, punch and rob your way to victory as you play as a bandit robbing the Union Pacific Express train. But watch out for other criminals, you want all the loot for yourself!
What’s in the box?
- 6 Train Cars
- 1 Locomotive
- 10 Terrain elements
- 17 Round Cards
- 1 Marshal pawn
- 13 Neutral Bullet cards
- 6 Character card
- 60 Action cards
- 36 Bullet cards
- 6 Bandit pawn
How to play
Each player chooses a character along with their character card. Shuffle the 10 action cards and each player take $250 purse from the stack.
To win, you need to become the richest bandit in the Old West. To reach this goal, try to get more loot from your opponents, without getting hit by too many bullets and win the title of gunslinger.
The game is played over five rounds, with each round having two phases.
Phase 1. Schemin’! the players play their action cards into a common deck in the centre of the table.
- In this turn the player has to play an action card face-up from their hand to the common deck
- Or take three additional cards from his deck and add them to their hand.
Phase 2. Stealin’! The action cards played during Phase 1 are performed.
- Turn the deck of action cards over without changing the order of the cards
- The bandits actions are performed one by one starting with the top card.
The round ends and players shuffle their cards
The game ends after five rounds and each player adds up the loot tokens they have on their own character card. The gunslinger prize goes to the player that shot the most bullets. Earning them $1000 extra. The richest player wins the game!
Colt Express can be combined with expansions to enhance gameplay.