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[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Blockade Runner

Blockade Runner is a resource trading game in the Euro style, but with a dash of danger. In Blockade Runner, players take on the roles of entrepreneurs attempting to make the most money by shipping cargo in and out of the South during the American Civil War. Positioning is achieved by competing with each other for access to commodities, top market prices, and newly built ships. Hard decisions include whether to play safely to keep ships afloat or take potentially profitable risks. The crux of the play hinges upon whether …

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[11 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Last of the Independents

(from Numbskull)
Last of the Independents is a Euro-style, Americana themed historical simulation game. Set in the post WW2-era, it is as fast paced and cutthroat as the automotive industry itself. Players must design, engineer, and promote cars as they compete against each other, “The Big 3,” and the economy. This is accomplished with a combination of set company profiles, advantageous investment allocation, and clever card play.



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[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

18xx set in France and Belgium. Nationalized railways, loans, and low initial capitalization
make it sound a lot like ’56, but there are significant differences. For one, the stock market
is less volatile – growth is based upon an earnings requirement. Train efficacy is (at first) based
upon distance rather than cities serviced. There are TWO nationalization options. Electric and
High Speed trains (which don’t worry about the distance factor).
(from deep thought)
1826 is a railroad operations and share trading board game in the 18xx series, set in France and Belgium. It was first published …

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[22 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
California Gold

historic simulation of orange grove production where you represent a co-op for helping orange ranchers receive support and best prices for their crops.

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[14 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Panamax Review

In Panamax each player manages a shipping company established in the Colón Free Trade Zone. Companies accept contracts from both US coasts, China and Europe and deliver cargo in order to make money, attract investment and pay dividends.

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[8 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

MegaCorps is a game of economic domination. You control a MegaCorp — one of the six enormous conglomerates that dominate economic and political life in the mid-21st Century.

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[20 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
German Railways

German Railways is the first of the Iron Horse Collection and lets you recreate how eight of the major railroad companies of that time helped to forge Germany from the numerous individual German states.

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[13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Inventing the Future

In this game players race to invent the flying car, teleportation and time travel. Whoever can best manage the bottlenecks of research, development and production stands to earn everlasting glory, fame and power.

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[29 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

18xx game set on the Isle of Wight.

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[1 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Union Pacific

Stock collection and rail building game.