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Thomas Maarup
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What is this game that according to Reuters (http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&stor...) was the best selling game in UK (London?) and that BGG doesn't mention with a word?
 
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Fran F G
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Café Race is a race game set in a business office. The players take the role of office workers going upstairs to the first floor to get a cup of coffee who then improvise a race while they are going back downstairs… with a cup full of coffee.
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Can't see the story, the link get this message:

"We're sorry...this story is not available. "
 
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Robert Zwiers
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Remove the brackets around the URL and you should find the story.
The game is known as "Destination London".... Never heard of it!
 
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Robert Zwiers
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Discovering London
I did find a game here on the BGG called "Discovering London", but although it mentions roadblocks being placed, I doubt it matches the description on the link above!
 
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Louise Holden
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Hmm. It's supposedly the best selling game in Hamleys (the "posh" toyshop in central London). I suspect it's selling to the tourist market there (as a souvenir/present) but it certainly hasn't appeared round here (Birmingham).

Got a very low Google profile as well. Flash in the pan I would guess.


 
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It looks like a roll and move game.
http://www.hamleys.com/web/product/?ProductID=103069&i=1

She seems to have solved the problem of streets having traffic in either lane by letting cabs drive down the wrong side of the road. That is, all the streets are one-way.

There are other London taxi games :
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/game/1581

but the best game for tourists in London is The London Game.
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/game/2866
If I got a penny for every time I was asked about this game, I'd have roughly 87p.
 
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