1. Lay out 12 Event cards on the right hand side, next to the game board.
First, draw one of the two “Start” Event cards and lay it face-up next to the word “Start”. Then draw one of the two “Finish” cards and lay it face-up next to the word “Finish”.
Sort the rest of the Event cards by the letters A, B, C, D, E on the back of the cards and shuffle each letter stack separately. Draw two cards of each letter randomly and put them down face-down beside the numbers 2-11. The Event cards will thus be lying out as follows:
Put the rest of the Event cards back in the box.
2. The Event marker is put on the “Start” Event card and the second Event card is turned over.