Jet Set

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Publisher: Wattsalpoag Games
Designer: Kris Gould
Publication Year: 2008
Game Paradise SKU: g226005
   
Average Playtime: 2 hours and 0 minutes
Minimum Players: 2
Maximum Players: 6
   
Suitable Audience: Family Friendly
Genre: Resource Management
   
Description:

Jet Set was mentioned in the following blog posts...

Gen Con 2009

     ...WarStone (Duncan) Jet Set (Wattsalpoag) ElfBall (Impact Miniatures) Nothin' but Net (Impact Miniatures) Vapor's Gambit (Hyperion) Thank you very much to all the companies that made donation...

Jet Set: Don't Judge This Game By The Cover.

     ... no dice rolling in Jet Set and thus no whining later that the dice were not in your favor. In this game you make your own luck through thoughtful planning and money management. When it was near...

Nomads Of Arabia - don't judge this game by it's cover

     ...sure that it usurps Jet Set as "my favorite Wattsalpoag game", it's a good run at it.  And to pull all of this off with an unusual theme simply earns brownie points with me. ...

Pantheon: Very pretty, but a little broken.

     ... like the routes in Jet Set).   Whenever someone purchases the favor of a god, they receive a given number of points (sound familiar?), and receive an additional little perk.  To continue the TtR comp...

Claim It - a more strategic "press your luck" game.

     ...any that brought us Jet Set, Last Call, and many others.  Their games are strategic and thoughtful.  But "Claim It" is a "press your luck" dice game, this simply didn't sound like them.  However, as I...

Spend money to place your airplanes on key airlinks between cities. The first to place an airplane on a link gains cheaper rights, but other players can still use the link for a price. A number of flight cards are on display; a player can claim one after connecting the two cities shown. Longer flights are worth more points, but the short flights are easier and less expensive to achieve, and they bring in just as much income as the long flights. At the end, it's urgent to get your secret Final Flight done, connecting three cities. The winner is the player with the most valuable collection of flights achieved, including bonuses for finishing the Final Flight sooner.