Monthly Archives: March 2016

It’s not “Your” Company

  It was a dark and stormy night. Suddenly, a heavy pounding on the door resonated throughout the victorian mansion. Sharky von Baron bolted upright in bed and called to his butler to send this unwelcome guest away and back

Posted in 18XX Strategy, Playstyles

5 Ways Tokening Can Improve Your Game

Stations. Tokens. These terms are often interchangeable in a game to mean the discs placed in a city to represent a company’s presence there in that city. Often in a game we get preoccupied with building a route, making sure we can get a permanent train, or waiting for the bank to run out of money that we forget to consider how to best use a company’s tokens.

In 18XX, tokening serves 5 basic purposes, which I will be discussing in this post.

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Why I Enjoy Playing 18XX Games

I’ve been playing strategy board games for about 5 years now. My gateway game into the genre was Dominion. I still play it occasionally; in fact, I played Dominion tonight at my local game night. After a game or two

Posted in Promoting 18XX as a Hobby

How to Describe 18XX Games to Non-gamers

I’ve been able to come up with a short way to describe the game without going into the details of its mechanics.

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