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We discuss the 18xx group of boardgames from the perspective of relative newcomers to the genre.

We discuss the 18xx group of boardgames from the perspective of relative newcomers to the genre.
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Location:

South Africa

Description:

We discuss the 18xx group of boardgames from the perspective of relative newcomers to the genre.

Twitter:

@18xxPodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 18 - Private companies in 1830

10/17/2019
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We discuss some strategies for the private company auction in 1830, with the hope that some of the lessons learned here help you with evaluating private companies in other games as well.

Duration:01:10:18

Episode 17 - Another 1849 play

10/10/2019
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We discuss our second play of 1849, plus, bizarrely, skateboarding! Also Vuvuzelas and South African films.

Duration:00:51:22

Episode 16 - Quite a variety

10/3/2019
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This week we touch on a few subjects, including e-mails and a two player game of 1889.

Duration:00:39:40

Episode 15 - Track laying tips

9/26/2019
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Chris gives us some tips and things to look out for when laying track and planning routes.

Duration:01:06:02

Episode 14 - City of big shoulders and 18xx stock round strategy

9/19/2019
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AKA Stockrounds and Koeksisters. We discuss our thoughts in City of big shoulders and talk some 18xx strategy for the first stock round. Then we chat about the different kinds of South African foods.

Duration:01:18:38

Episode 13 - 1889 and collusion discussion

9/12/2019
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Having missed a week, we're back on track! We talk about two plays of 1889 we've had recently, and have a bit of a discussion on collusion in 18xx. We also throw in a few South African words.

Duration:01:02:31

Episode 12 - 1847, it's true!

8/29/2019
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We discuss our thoughts on 1847, as well as some thoughts on the state of the podcast and boardgaming in South Africa.

Duration:01:07:16

Episode 11 - Revisiting 1846 and discussing capital control vs destruction strategies

8/22/2019
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We played 1846 again, something we've want to do for a while, so we discuss our thoughts on it after having experienced some other 18xxs. Also, Chris teaches Fred some strategy concepts. And we have some fun with interesting Afrikaans words.

Duration:01:23:58

Episode 10 - 1849

8/15/2019
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We get Sicily discussing our thoughts on 1849

Duration:01:00:00

Episode 9 - Our personal top 5s

8/8/2019
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No 18xx played in the past week, so we discuss how we'd rank the different ones we have played. We also delve into a South Africanism. Listen now!

Duration:01:01:15

Episode 8 - Beginner mistakes and lessons learned

8/1/2019
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This week we talk about some of the mistakes we've made in earlier plays, and lessons we've learnt from them.

Duration:00:52:02

Episode 7 - 4p 1893 and speeding up play

7/25/2019
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We have our friend Rudi as a guest on the show to talk about our 4 player play of 1893. We also discuss some feedback from listeners, including how to speed up play.

Duration:01:00:07

Episode 6 - 18Rhl: Rhineland

7/18/2019
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In this episode we discuss our first play of 18Rhl: Rhineland.

Duration:01:00:37

Episode 5 - Mini Rails

7/11/2019
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We discuss Mini Rails, a quick filler, train themed board game.

Duration:00:43:04

Episode 4 - 1889 and two player 18xx

7/7/2019
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We played a two player game of 1889 then immediately discuss it and other two player 18xxs we've played.

Duration:01:08:03

Episode 3 - 1846

7/5/2019
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We discuss the first 18xx we played, 1846, our thoughts on it and what we've learned since.

Duration:00:45:49

Episode 2 - 1893 Cologne

6/21/2019
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Me discuss our last play of 1893 Cologne.

Duration:00:57:51

All Aboard!

6/14/2019
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We introduce ourselves and speak a bit about how we got into board gaming and 18xx games in particular. We touch on some experiences we've had with 18xx games, including 1846 and 1893.

Duration:00:50:38