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2019 Chattanooga Rail Gaming Challenge 18XX Scoresheet

The official Tournament Scores for the 18xx Grand Prix at the 2019 Chattanooga Rail Gaming Challenge can be found by following this link or by clicking on the “Click Here” icon below. With this link, you can view the Tournament Scores at

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2018 Cotton Belt Con Announced

After much consideration, I have decided to keep Cotton Belt Con in May. For those of you who don’t already know, Cotton Belt Con is an Open Gaming Style 18xx Tournament in Memphis, TN. I just got back from signing

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Chattanooga Rail Gaming Challenge 18xx Grand Prix Tournament Scores

The official Tournament Scores for the 18xx Grand Prix at the 2018 Chattanooga Rail Gaming Challenge can be found by following this link. With this link, you can view the Tournament Scores at anytime, and you will be able to

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1846 Strategy – Private Companies: Their Strengths and Weaknesses

  In 1846, the private companies are divided into 3 groups, which are signified by the color of the dot on the face of the private. Each group has its own theme/focus, and each private company has it’s own strengths

Posted in 1846, 18XX Strategy

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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