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Slogan: Talking Points, Every Episode The Train Rush is a short form podcast, typically running 30-45 minutes in length, where your hosts discuss a single ‘train game’ they have played in the preceding fortnight. Focusing primarily on 18XX titles but also encompassing related games, when sufficiently compelling!

Slogan: Talking Points, Every Episode The Train Rush is a short form podcast, typically running 30-45 minutes in length, where your hosts discuss a single ‘train game’ they have played in the preceding fortnight. Focusing primarily on 18XX titles but also encompassing related games, when sufficiently compelling!
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Slogan: Talking Points, Every Episode The Train Rush is a short form podcast, typically running 30-45 minutes in length, where your hosts discuss a single ‘train game’ they have played in the preceding fortnight. Focusing primarily on 18XX titles but also encompassing related games, when sufficiently compelling!

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English


Episodes

S01E04 - Teaching 18xx - A Pullman For Teacher

9/28/2018
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With Craig's handler away in sunnier climes, the roguish devil opines endlessly on the subject of teaching 18xx, under the supervision of guest host, Jon Cant. The presenters discuss their observations on what makes teaching 18xx challenging, approaches that they’ve observed work and of course, those that don't. 1836jr and 1846 are discussed as case studies, highlighting attributes which make them interesting candidates for teaching titles. This is an EXTREMELY long episode, running to...

Duration:01:50:15

Public Service Announcement - The State of the Station

9/14/2018
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Warning: Skip this one if you just want game chat! Admin stuff contained herein... In this episode Craig and Dave discuss the future direction of the podcast and its content, giving ardent listeners an insight as to what's down the tracks for the show. P.S. Please forgive any 'Rice Crispies' that have invaded this episode (Snap, Crackle & Pop) - the death throes of a dying and soon to be replaced microphone.

Duration:00:11:53

S01E03 - 18Ireland - The Drogheda Dozen

9/6/2018
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Following the outcome of the listeners poll, grateful that the winning entry wasn't 'Trainy McTrain-Face', Dave and Craig figuratively travel to the land of Guinness, unspellable names and catastrophic housing bubbles to review the people's choice, 18Ireland. (Apologies but literal travel would have broken the budget)

Duration:00:46:15

S01E02 - North American Railways - This Is Not (North) America

8/15/2018
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After covering what passes for 'hawt news' in the world of train games, Dave and Craig discuss their impressions of Peer Sylvester's North American Railways, a train game you could actually play in the pub, albeit whilst attracting quizzical looks. Warning: Neue Heimat, a game in which no trains feature, may make a cameo appearance {GASP} 0:00 - Intro 1:28 - News 12:12 - North American Railways 32:28 - Contacting The Train Rush

Duration:00:33:14

S01E01 - 1857 - Argy Bargy

7/25/2018
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Encouraged by the feedback to their pilot episode, after a brief flirtation with a news segment, Dave Moss and Craig Taylor explore their thoughts on the Winsome Games title '1857', set in the land of tango, gauchos and Maradona. Production values, as ever, remain a developing world prospect.

Duration:00:31:53

S01E00 - 1822 - Go Big or Go Home

7/16/2018
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After the briefest of introductions, your hosts, Craig Taylor and Dave Moss, discuss the Heavy Cardboard Golden Elephant award winning game '1822' and its progeny, sharing their reflections and analysis over the course of 45 minutes(ish). Further game details available on Board Game Geek at: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/193867/1822-railways-great-britain

Duration:00:44:49