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This page gives some insight into the published 18xx games. This list restricts itself to games that had reasonable sized print runs and were generally available. There have been a large number of designs under development that may or may not see publication.

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Year Game Designer Publisher Setting Notes
1974 1829 Francis Tresham Hartland Trefoil Southern England The original 18xx game - reissued in a dark red box in 1978
1981 1829 North Francis Tresham Hartland Trefoil Northern England A conversion kit for owners of the original game was also available
1986 1830 Francis Tresham Avalon Hill North Eastern USA Reprinted in 2011 by Lookout Games / Mayfair Games
Reprinted in 2018 by Lookout Games
1989 1853 Francis Tresham Hartland Trefoil India Reprinted in 2009 by Lookout Games / Mayfair Games
1990 1835 Michael Meier-Bachl Hans im Glück Germany
1847 Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich Germany - Pfalz Reprinted in 2015 as the 25th Anniversary edition
1994 1837 Leonhard Orgler Leonhard Orgler Austro-Hungarian Empire Reprinted in 2015 by All-Aboard Games
1995 1825 Unit 1 Francis Tresham Hartland Trefoil South Eastern England
1842 Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein
1856 Bill Dixon Mayfair Games Upper Canada
1870 Bill Dixon Mayfair Games Trans Mississippi
2038 James Hlavaty
Tom Lehmann
Prism Games The Asteroid Belt
1996 1831 Carl Burger Carl Burger North Eastern USA Reprinted in 2014 by All-Aboard Games
1841 Federico Vellani Chris Lawson Italy Previously published by the designer as 1839
1876 Peter Jacobi Chris Lawson Trinidad Contains two mini-games, one for 1830 rules, one for 1835 rules
1899 Dirk Clemens
Ingo Meyer
Chris Lawson China A Version 2 upgrade kit was published late in 1997
1998 1849 v1 Federico Vellani Chris Lawson Sicily Previously published by the designer as 1850
Reprinted in 2015 and 2021 by All-Aboard Games
1851 Chris Lawson
Mark Derrick
Chris Lawson Kentucky & Tennessee
1869 The Golden Spike Colin Barnhorst
Kris Marquardt
C&K Western USA
18GA Mark Derrick Mark Derrick Georgia Published from 2002 by John David Galt
18GM The 18xx GameMaster Colin Barnhorst
Kris Marquardt
C&K Fictional/Variable
1999 1890 Shin-ichi Takasaki Nobuhiro Izumi Osaka, Japan
1898 Michael Brünker Michael Brünker France
18AL Mark Derrick Mark Derrick Alabama Published from 2002 by John David Galt
Powerrails Tom Schoeps Tom Schoeps Non-historical 11 mini-map games subtitled Quickies for 1830
2000 1825 Unit 2 Francis Tresham Tresham Games The Midlands
1826 David G D Hecht XL Games (Chris Lawson) France Published from 2004 by John Tamplin
1862 USA/Canada Helmut Ohley Helmut Ohley USA and Canada
18HeXX Michael J Schneider Michael J Schneider Fictional/Variable As far as I know, playtest copies only
2001 1838 Rheinland Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich Rheinland
18VA David G D Hecht Wolfram Janich Virginia Published from 2005 by Deep Thought Games
Ur: 1830 BC Jeroen Doumen
Joris Wiersinga
Splotter Spellen Ur
2002 1800 Antionio Leal David Metheny Denver & Colorado Published in The Rail Gamer #17
1854 Leonhard Orgler Leonhard Orgler Austria Published from 2004 by John Tamplin
Reprinted in 2016 by Lookout Games / Mayfair Games as 1844/1854
18C2C Mark Frazier Designs in Creative Entertainment USA Coast to Coast
2003 1837 SX Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich Saxony
1844 Helmut Ohley Helmut Ohley Switzerland Reprinted in 2016 by Lookout Games / Mayfair Games as 1844/1854
2004 1825 Unit 3 Francis Tresham Tresham Games Scotland and Northumbria
1826 David G D Hecht John Tamplin France
1836Jr David G D Hecht David G D Hecht The Low Countries Contains two mini-games, one for 1830 rules, one for 1856 rules
1854 Leonhard Orgler John Tamplin Austria Reprinted in 2016 by Lookout Games / Mayfair Games as 1844/1854
1860 Mike Hutton JKLM Games The Isle of Wight Reprinted in 2009 by Prune Games / Z-Man Games
1895 Adam Romoth
Helmut Ohley
Adam Romoth and Helmut Ohley Namibia
18EU David G D Hecht John Tamplin Europe
2005 1824 Leonhard Orgler
Helmut Ohley
Double-O Games Austria-Hungary
1829 Mainline Francis Tresham Tresham Games England
1846 Tom Lehmann Deep Thought Games The Midwest Reprinted in 2016 by GMT Games
1850 Bill Dixon Deep Thought Games The Midwest
18EC Auke Stegink
Han Heidema
Wolfram Janich USA East Coast Initially developed as 1831
18GL Gary Mrockza Deep Thought Games The Great Lakes
18Mex Mark Derrick Deep Thought Games Mexico
18NL Theo Jansma
Helmut Ohley
Wolfram Janich Netherlands
18Scan David G D Hecht Deep Thought Games Scandinavia
18VA David G D Hecht Deep Thought Games Virginia
2006 1832 Bill Dixon Deep Thought Games The South
1841 v2 Federico Vellani
Manlio Manzini
Deep Thought Games Italy
1861 Ian D Wilson JKLM Games Russia Reprinted in 2012 by All-Aboard Games
1889 Yasutaka Ikeda Deep Thought Games / Wild Heaven Productions Shikoku
1891 Toryo Hojo Loserdogs Hiroshima
18FL David G D Hecht Deep Thought Games Florida
18TN Mark Derrick Deep Thought Games Tennessee
2007 1848 Australia Leonhard Orgler
Helmut Ohley
Double-O Games Australia Due to be reprinted via GMT Games' P500 programme
18Rhl Rhineland Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich Rhineland A revised version of 1838 Rheinland (2001)
18US David G D Hecht Deep Thought Games USA
18West David G D Hecht Deep Thought Games Western USA
Steam Over Holland Bart van Dijk Vendetta Games The Netherlands
2008 18SS CTDA Loserdogs Non-historical
18SY Toryo Hojo Loserdogs Southern Yamaguchi
2009 1853 v2 Francis Tresham Lookout Games /
Mayfair Games
India A revised version of the Hartland Trefoil 1989 edition
With retuned rules by Stuart Dagger and Steve Jones, which were merged by Dick Ruck, Lou Jerkich and Jeff Heuer with the original rules
1860 v2 Mike Hutton Prune Games /
Z-Man Games
The Isle of Wight A reprint of the JKLM Games 2004 edition with a slightly expanded map
1886 Rhuitsu Nakahama Ad Magic Print & Play Nagoya
18EZ Drew Dane
Clay Murray
Andrew / Clay Games - Designed as a learning system with three levels of play
18Neb Matthew Campbell Deep Thought Games Nebraska
2010 1880 Helmut Ohley
Leonhard Orgler
Double-O Games China
18Ardennes David G D Hecht Deep Thought Games Ardennes
18C2C 'D' Variant Mark Frazier D.I.C.E. USA Coast to Coast 'D' stands for Diesels
18JP-T Toryo Hojo Loserdogs Japan-Tokyo
Poseidon Helmut Ohley
Leonhard Orgler
Z-Man Games Ancient Greece Set in 1800 BC
Railroad Barons Helmut Ohley Lookout Games /
Double-O Games
- The 18xx Card Game
2011 1812 Ian Wilson Deep Thought Games North Eastern England
1830 v2 Francis Tresham Lookout Games /
Mayfair Games
North Eastern USA A reprint of the Avalon Hill 1986 edition
Includes 1830+ and additional variants and scenarios
1865 Sardinia Alessandro Lala Gotha Games Sardinia
2012 1817 Craig Bartell
Tim Flowers
Deep Thought Games North Eastern USA
1861 Ian D Wilson All-Aboard Games Russia A reprint of the JKLM Games 2006 edition
18NY Pierre LeBoeuf Deep Thought Games New York
18Ruhr Wolfram Janich
Michael Scharf
Wolfram Janich The Ruhr
18?? Allen Sliwinski All-Aboard Games - A variant of 1870 that requires a copy of 1870 to play
2013 1858 Ian D Wilson All-Aboard Games The Iberian Peninsula
1862: Railway Mania in the Eastern Counties (1862EA) Mike Hutton LMN+B Ltd East Anglia Reprinted in 2019 by GMT Games
1873 Harzbahn Klaus Kiermeier All-Aboard Games /
Marflow Games
The Harz Mountains
18OE Edward T Sindelar Designs in Creative Entertainment Europe
2014 1831 v2 Carl Burger All-Aboard Games USA A reprint of Carl Burger's 1996 edition
1869 USA West Alan R Moon Marflow Games Western USA
1879 Eddie Robbins Winsome Games US Pacific Northwest Reprinted in 2018 by All-Aboard Games
1893 Cologne Edwin Eckert Marflow Games Cologne-Bonn area
2015 1837 v2 Leonhard Orgler All-Aboard Games Austro-Hungarian Empire A reprint of Leonhard Orgler's 1994 edition
1847 Anniversary Edition Wolfram Janich Marflow Games Germany - Pfalz 25th anniversary redesign
1849 v2 Federico Vellani All-Aboard Games Sicily A reprint of Chris Lawson's 1998 edition
1857 Eddie Robbins Winsome Games Argentina
1867 Ian D Wilson All-Aboard Games Canada
18Africa Geoff Edmunds Ad Magic Print & Play Africa
18Dixie Mark Derrick Deep Thought Games The Deep South Also includes 18GA v2 and 18MS as playable subgames
18PA David G D Hecht Deep Thought Games Eastern USA
18Ruhr Extension 01 Wolfram Janich
Michael Scharf
Marflow Games The Ruhr
18SA Peter Mette Marflow Games South America
2016 1822 Simon Cutforth All-Aboard Games Great Britain
1844/1854 Helmut Ohley
Leonhard Orgler
Lookout Games /
Mayfair Games
Switzerland
Austria
1846 v2 Tom Lehmann GMT Games The Midwest A reprint of the Deep Thought Games 2005 edition
1859 David V H Peters Winsome Games South Africa
1881 Berlin Michael Mette Marflow Games Berlin
18CLE Richard McGuire Richard McGuire Cleveland
2017 1868 Eddie Robbins Winsome Games Uruguay
18CZ Leonhard Orgler Fox in the Box Czechoslovakia
18Ireland Ian Scrivins All-Aboard Games Ireland
18NW Gary Mroczka Gary Mroczka North Western USA
2018 1761 Ian D Wilson All-ABoard Games England Canal Age to Railways
1822+ Simon Cutforth All-Aboard Games Great Britain A small expansion for 1822
1822CA Simon Cutforth
Richard Lecuyer
All-Aboard Games Canada
1822MRS Simon Cutforth All-Aboard Games England Medium Regional Scenario
1830 v3 Francis Tresham Lookout Games North Eastern USA A reprint of the Avalon Hill 1986 edition
A return to the classic game
1834 Eddie Robbins Winsome Games Belgium and Luxembourg
1879 Eddie Robbins All-Aboard Games US Pacific Northwest A reprint of the Winsome Games 2014 edition
18BL Hans-Peter Heep Marflow Games Bergisches Land
18GB Dave Berry Deep Thought Games Great Britain
18Lilliput Leonhard Orgler Fox in the Box Fictional Card game
18USA Shawn Fox
Mark Hendrickson
Edward Reece
All-Aboard Games The United States An expansion for 1817
2019 1824 v2 Leonhard Orgler
Helmut Ohley
Fox in the Box Austria-Hungary
1836 Eddie Robbins Winsome Games Ohio
1862 v2: Railway Mania in the Eastern Counties (1862EA) Mike Hutton GMT Games East Anglia
1876 v2 Peter Jacobi Marflow Games Trinidad Contains two mini-games, one for 1830 rules, one for 1835 rules
1883 Manlio Manzini Aleph Game Studio Northern Italy
18IN Gary Mroczka Gary Mroczka Indiana
18NYC Gary Mroczka Gary Mroczka New York Subway
2020 18 Grand Junction Tony Fryer TraXX Colorado's Mountain Railways Print 'n Play
18 Los Angeles Tony Fryer TraXX Los Angeles Print 'n Play
1883 Express d'Orient Tony Fryer TraXX Austro-Hungarian Empire
Mainly fictional railroads
Print 'n Play
1888 Tony Fryer TraXX Fictional
Jefferson and New Suffolk, USA
Print 'n Play
18Chesapeake All-Aboard Games Scott Petersen Chesapeake Bay
18OL Thomas Naumann Thomas Naumann Oldenburg Print 'n Play files available on BoardGameGeek
18TraXX 2020 Tony Fryer TraXX Great Plains Railroading Print 'n Play
2021 1817 Craig Bartell
Tim Flowers
All-Aboard Games North Eastern USA Full colour box
1822 v2 Simon Cutforth All-Aboard Games Great Britain Full colour box
Includes:
- 1822 MRS (Medium Regional Scenario)
- 1822 NRS (Northern Regional Scenario)
1822MX Scott Peterson All-Aboard Games Mexico Full colour box
1840 Vienna Tramways Leonhard Orgler Lonny Games Vienna
1849 v3 Federico Vellani All-Aboard Games Sicily Full colour box
1861/1867 Ian D Wilson Grand Trunk Games Russia/Canada
1882 Assiniboia Marc Voyer All-Aboard Games Assiniboia, Canada Full colour box
18Hiawatha Michael Carter
Anthony Fryer
Nick Neylon
Traxx Illinois and Wisconsin Published in Mainline magazine, Volume 1 Issue 1
18Ireland v2 Ian Scrivins All-Aboard Games Ireland Full colour box
18MEX Mark Derrick All-Abord Games Mexico Full colour box
18Milwaukee Nick Neylon
Todd Vahlsing
Traxx Illinois and Wisconsin Published in Mainline magazine, Volume 1 Issue 1
18MS v2 Mark Derrick All-Aboard Games Mississippi Full colour box
18NewEngland Scott Peterson All-Aboard Games New England Full colour box
18West v3 David G D Hecht All-Aboard Games Western USA Full colour box
The Hiawathas Michael Carter
Anthony Fryer
Nick Neylon
Traxx Illinois and Wisconsin Published in Mainline magazine, Volume 1 Issue 1

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