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[25 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
1853  (Video Review)

This is the Indian sub-continent (British Imperial India) member of the 18xx family of games. It is billed as A game for engineers who’ve had enough of the financiers! It involves five-foot-six and meter gauges, hills, mountains and the Himalayas, contract bids and government mails. The technical challenges of building a railroad network in difficult country stand on a par with the financial market manipulation which usually dominates the 18xx games.

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[26 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
1835 (Video Review)

Players seek to make the most money by buying and selling stock in various rail companies located on a German map

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[27 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Civilization (Video Review)

One of the most important games out of the 80’s – with a reach across many different categories of gamers.

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[8 Nov 2012 | One Comment | ]
1830 (Video Review)

Not the first 18xx game, but perhaps the most iconic.

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[6 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Revolution: The Dutch Revolt 1568-1648 (Review & Play through)

Revolution: The Dutch Revolt simulates the Eighty Years’ War between Spain and the Netherlands. This epic struggle lasted from 1568 until 1648 and eventually brought independence to Holland and the northern provinces.

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[10 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Game Designer Spotlight: Francis Tresham

The designer of a few key games that significantly effected the general (and my) gaming world.

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[25 Nov 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
1830: Railways & Robber Barons — the 2011 Mayfair Reprint

How far can you run the Reading Railroad?