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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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[11 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
C. C. Higgins

(from Numbskull games)
C. C. HIGGINS RAIL PASS is a railroad board game that lets you relive the excitement of a railroad executive in the heyday of rail travel. Collect sets of rail passes as you travel the rails of historically and geographically authentic North American railroad companies of 1920. A simple, fast moving strategy game of skill without dice or chance cards, suitable for the entire family.



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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.

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[26 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

18xx series game set in Upper Canada. Special features include the Canadian Government Railroad, Loans, and a sliding scale of requirements to float.

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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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[13 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Baltimore & Ohio (Video Review)

With a bright Peep from the whistle, a full Chuff from the pistons and a powerful Clank from the drivers, America’s first steam locomotive moves down the steel rails of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Baltimore in 1830. This strategic railroad game extends from the first of America’s railroads through the golden age of steam, where pioneering rail barons knit together the fledgling United States with iron roads, realizing the full power of the nation’s mighty heartland.

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[12 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
New England Railways (Video Review)

This, the second game in the Early Railways Series following Lancashire Railways is set in New England.

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[1 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Streetcar (Video Review)

Given a a secret set of stations and trolley line, players use tiles to build a common network of track. They attempt to build a path that travels from one terminal to the other while passing the required stations.

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[29 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Railroad Barons (Video Review)

Individual companies are no longer the focus, but large holding companies which add more and more new railways to their portfolios.