standard 2010 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – Mille Bornes 1000 Miles Card Game

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1000 Miles Package

About Mille Bornes (1000 Miles) – Put your foot down… it’s time to play MILLE BORNES! Play distance cards and speed towards the finish line, or put the brakes on your opponent with nasty hazards! Drive carefully, because they’ll be playing hazards on you too. Out of gas? Play a Gasoline card. Got in an accident? Play your Repairs card. Be the first player to travel 1000 miles and win!

Before August I’d never played Mille Bornes (1000 Miles). I received the game for review just before our family went camping. Since it was so small I tossed the game in my bag, hoping we could find a little bit of time to check it out. Boy am I glad I did. Not only did we check it out, we played it every day. 1000 Miles is easy to play. The game can be played by several individuals or in teams. The goal is to drive 1000 miles. To drive the player lays down a card with a number of miles on it. The miles add up until you reach 1000. Sounds simple, right? Not quite. You see, your opponents can sabotage you by playing hazard cards on you, giving you a flat tire, an accident or an empty gas tank. Until you can play the appropriate card to counteract the hazard you can’t continue traveling. Plus you have the regular rules of the road you have to deal with, including red lights and speed limits. We had a blast playing this game. Each time we played it we understood it more and played smarter. My 14 year old and his girlfriend both enjoyed the game and asked to play it. It’s rather addicting that way. We love the game because it’s fast and fun. It’s the perfect travel game because it’s the size of a deck of cards. I’d love to see the cards come in a plastic case, or if they made the box plastic, so the cards would store better. This card game is a must have for any game collector. It’s also the perfect stocking stuffer for Christmas.

1000 miles play

1000 Miles is for 2, 3, 4 or 6 players, ages 8 and up. One game package retails for about $6.99 and includes 115 cards, instructions and a scoresheet.

The product(s) featured in this review was provided free of cost to me for the sole purpose of product testing and review. This review has not been monetarily compensated and is based on the views and opinions of my family and/or self. Please note that the opinions reflected in this post have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way.

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NJ Mom of 2 boys. – TJ, an 18 year old, and CJ, a 14 year old with Down Syndrome. Jersey girl. I have three younger brothers, all of whom have children. Social media enthusiast. Ds Advocate. Cat person. I love rock music, favorite band is Oleander. I HATE the misuse of the word retarded. I take it personally and find it very offensive.

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2 Comments

  1. Never heard of this before, it sounds like a game the whole family can play. The younger kids understand about flat tires, speed limits so it makes it nice strategy game for everyone.It is a game that adults can enjoy with kids

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