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{"id":1515924783127,"title":"1830: Railways \u0026 Robber Barons","handle":"1830-railways-robber-barons","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e1830\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eis one of the most famous\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e18xx\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003egames. One of the things some gamers like about this game is that the game has no 'chance' element. That is to say, if players wished to play two games with the same moves, the outcome would be the same also.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis game takes the basic mechanics from Tresham's\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e1829, and adds several new elements. Players are seeking to make the most money by buying and selling stock in various share companies located on eastern United States map. The stock manipulation aspect of the game is widely-regarded as one of the best. The board itself is actually a fairly abstract hexagonal system, with track tiles placed on top of the hexes. Plus each\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e18xx\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003etitle adds new and different elements to the game. This game features private rail companies and an extremely vicious, 'robber baron' oriented stock market. A game is finished when the bank runs out of money or one player is forced to declare bankruptcy, and the player with the greatest personal holdings wins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ctable width=\"100%\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003cspan\u003e 2 - 7 Players  |  180 - 360 Minutes  |  Ages 14+\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2018-08-30T16:27:00+01:00","created_at":"2018-12-19T09:32:48+00:00","vendor":"Lookout Games","type":"Strategy Game","tags":["Auction \/ Bidding","Economic","Route\/ Network Building","Stock Holding","Tile Placement","Trains","Transportation"],"price":4500,"price_min":4500,"price_max":4500,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":13059542450199,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"LK0043","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"1830: Railways \u0026 Robber Barons","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":4500,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":2,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"4260402315430"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2003\/4581\/products\/1830.png?v=1545227974"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2003\/4581\/products\/1830.png?v=1545227974","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e1830\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eis one of the most famous\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e18xx\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003egames. One of the things some gamers like about this game is that the game has no 'chance' element. That is to say, if players wished to play two games with the same moves, the outcome would be the same also.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis game takes the basic mechanics from Tresham's\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e1829, and adds several new elements. Players are seeking to make the most money by buying and selling stock in various share companies located on eastern United States map. The stock manipulation aspect of the game is widely-regarded as one of the best. The board itself is actually a fairly abstract hexagonal system, with track tiles placed on top of the hexes. Plus each\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e18xx\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003etitle adds new and different elements to the game. This game features private rail companies and an extremely vicious, 'robber baron' oriented stock market. A game is finished when the bank runs out of money or one player is forced to declare bankruptcy, and the player with the greatest personal holdings wins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ctable width=\"100%\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003cspan\u003e 2 - 7 Players  |  180 - 360 Minutes  |  Ages 14+\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}
1830: Railways & Robber Barons

1830: Railways & Robber Barons

£45.00

1830 is one of the most famous 18xx games. One of the things some gamers like about this game is that the game has no 'chance' element. That is to say, if players wished to play two games with the same moves, the outcome would be the same also. This game takes the basic mechanics from Tresham's 1829, and adds several new elements. Players are s...


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Ilôs
£27.00
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Ilôs

Ilôs

£27.00

The new world of Ilôs has just been discovered. Endless forsaken islands, amazing wealth, and many temples overflowing with gold are waiting to be explored. You embody one of the great naval powers. Through your cards, you will explore new islands, bring more ships along, gather wealth and raise its price, build fortifications to slow down your ...


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Klondike Rush
£20.00 £39.99
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Klondike Rush

Klondike Rush

£20.00 £39.99

Klondike Rush is a bidding/stock game in a gold rush setting in which players build mines along different routes. Players also get a chance to score a big reward if they hunt down a wild monster that's been scaring the miners...      2 - 5 Players  |  60 minutes  |  Ages N/A


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{"id":1533690413079,"title":"Northern Pacific","handle":"northern-pacific","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"panel panel-condensed panel-expandable expandable full\" gk-expandable-geekitem=\"description\" expandable-height=\"300px\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"expandable-envelope\" ng-style=\"{maxHeight:expandablectrl.maxHeight}\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"expandable-body\" ng-transclude=\"\"\u003e\n\u003carticle class=\"game-description-body\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv ng-bind-html=\"geekitemctrl.wikitext|to_trusted\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNorthern Pacific\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eis a luck-free railroad-building game for 3-5 players that lasts about twenty minutes. This game is in the genre of\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eIron Road\u003c\/em\u003e\/\u003cem\u003eTransAmerica\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eand\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eSNCF\u003c\/em\u003e\/\u003cem\u003eParis Connection\u003c\/em\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePlayers start the game with one large investment cube and three small investment cubes in hand. The game board shows the United States from Minnesota to Washington; game play starts in Minneapolis\/St. Paul. On a turn, a player either places one of their cubes in a city (other than Seattle) that hasn't yet been reached by the train or builds track. If they build track, they choose one of the railroad lines exiting the city where the train is currently located and place a locomotive on it to show the current endpoint of the railroad line. Track has directional arrows on it, and a new train line can never move against the arrows or back to a city that the railroad has already visited.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen the railroad visits a city where players have placed investment cubes, they retrieve those cubes and take additional cubes from the supply: one new cube if they had a small cube in the city and two new cubes if they had a large cube.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen the railroad reaches Seattle, the round ends. Players tally the number of cubes in hand and records this number on the \"good investments\" track; they record the number of their cubes still on the game board on the \"bad investments\" track. They then reset the board as at the start of the game, then begin a new round. After three rounds, whoever has made the most good investments wins; if players are tied, then the tied player who has made the fewest bad investments wins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYou can play a single round of the game to determine a winner, if desired, or you can play new rounds with no recorded score, with a player winning the game if they win two rounds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/article\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row col-xl-middle-border fs-responsive-sm\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-sm-6 col-xl-5\"\u003e \u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ctable width=\"100%\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e 3\u003cspan\u003e - 5 Players  |  60 Minutes  |  Ages 7+\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2018-08-27T12:50:24+01:00","created_at":"2019-01-11T07:33:10+00:00","vendor":"Rio Grande Games","type":"Light Strategy","tags":["Commodity Speculation","Route\/ Network Building","Stock Holding","Trains"],"price":2700,"price_min":2700,"price_max":2700,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":13118738825239,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"RGG555","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Northern Pacific","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":2700,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":2,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"655132005555"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2003\/4581\/products\/Northern_Pacific.png?v=1547227765","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2003\/4581\/products\/Northern_Pacific_01.png?v=1547227766"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2003\/4581\/products\/Northern_Pacific.png?v=1547227765","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"panel panel-condensed panel-expandable expandable full\" gk-expandable-geekitem=\"description\" expandable-height=\"300px\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"expandable-envelope\" ng-style=\"{maxHeight:expandablectrl.maxHeight}\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"expandable-body\" ng-transclude=\"\"\u003e\n\u003carticle class=\"game-description-body\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv ng-bind-html=\"geekitemctrl.wikitext|to_trusted\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNorthern Pacific\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eis a luck-free railroad-building game for 3-5 players that lasts about twenty minutes. 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Track has directional arrows on it, and a new train line can never move against the arrows or back to a city that the railroad has already visited.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen the railroad visits a city where players have placed investment cubes, they retrieve those cubes and take additional cubes from the supply: one new cube if they had a small cube in the city and two new cubes if they had a large cube.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen the railroad reaches Seattle, the round ends. Players tally the number of cubes in hand and records this number on the \"good investments\" track; they record the number of their cubes still on the game board on the \"bad investments\" track. They then reset the board as at the start of the game, then begin a new round. 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Northern Pacific

Northern Pacific

£27.00

Northern Pacific is a luck-free railroad-building game for 3-5 players that lasts about twenty minutes. This game is in the genre of Iron Road/TransAmerica and SNCF/Paris Connection. Players start the game with one large investment cube and three small investment cubes in hand. The game board shows the United States from Minnesota to W...


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Panamax
£45.00
{"id":484665622566,"title":"Panamax","handle":"panamax-1","description":"\u003cdiv class=\"expandable-envelope\" ng-style=\"{maxHeight:expandablectrl.maxHeight}\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"expandable-body\" ng-transclude=\"\"\u003e\n\u003carticle class=\"game-description-body\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv ng-bind-html=\"geekitemctrl.wikitext|to_trusted\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eAfter one hundred years in service, the Panama Canal still is one of the most important and impressive engineering achievements in modern times.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eBuilt in 1914, it held a prominent role in the deployment of military vessels during WWI and in the conflicts that have followed. 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Companies accept contracts from both US coasts, China and Europe and deliver cargo in order to make money, attract investment and pay dividends. At the same time the players accumulate their own stock investments and try to make as much money as possible in an effort to have the largest personal fortune and win the game.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003ePanamax\u003c\/em\u003e features several original mechanisms that blend together; an original dice (action) selection table, pickup-and-deliver along a single bi-directional route, a chain reaction movement system—“pushing” ships to make room throughout the Canal and a level of player interaction that is part self-interest, part mutual advantage and the freedom to choose how you play.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOn their turn, players remove a die from the Action table to select Contracts and Load Cargo or Move ships until the pool of dice is emptied ending the Round. 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Companies accept contracts from both US coasts, China and Europe and deliver cargo in order to make money, attract investment and pay dividends. At the same time the players accumulate their own stock investments and try to make as much money as possible in an effort to have the largest personal fortune and win the game.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003ePanamax\u003c\/em\u003e features several original mechanisms that blend together; an original dice (action) selection table, pickup-and-deliver along a single bi-directional route, a chain reaction movement system—“pushing” ships to make room throughout the Canal and a level of player interaction that is part self-interest, part mutual advantage and the freedom to choose how you play.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOn their turn, players remove a die from the Action table to select Contracts and Load Cargo or Move ships until the pool of dice is emptied ending the Round. 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Panamax

Panamax

£45.00

After one hundred years in service, the Panama Canal still is one of the most important and impressive engineering achievements in modern times. Built in 1914, it held a prominent role in the deployment of military vessels during WWI and in the conflicts that have followed. Nowadays commercial usage is the core business of the Canal; its eco...


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Prospectus
£26.00
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Prospectus

Prospectus

£26.00

In Prospectus, players are mages trying to earn the most money by trading potions in the Kriztus potion exchange. As mages, players can of course see into the market futures to gain an edge in their trading. However, your skills at this are somewhat limited, as things will not always go according to your predictions. The game makes use of a uniq...


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Samarkand: Routes to Riches

Samarkand: Routes to Riches

£31.00

As members of merchant families in Samarkand: Routes to Riches, the players marry into other wealthy merchant families. They expand the trading routes of these families and establish trade relationships with other families. The player who gains the most victory points with relationships and goods will be the winner at the end of the game. Each t...


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Stephenson's Rocket: Eastern USA & China

Stephenson's Rocket: Eastern USA & China

£15.50

This is the first expansion for Reiner Knizia's Stephenson's Rocket, coming nineteen years after the initial release of that classic game. This expansion consists of a large, double-sided board, offering two alternative maps for players to enjoy playing Stephenson's Rocket upon. One map depicts the eastern USA, and the other, eastern China. Whil...


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Stephenson’s Rocket

Stephenson’s Rocket

£49.00

Reiner Knizia expands his fleet of tile laying games with this game about colliding railroads in early 1800's England. There are seven different rail companies that players can expand. Each time you extend a rail, the other stockholders can veto your action, but it might cost them their shares. When two companies' rail touch, the railways merge ...


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Tales & Games: The Grasshopper & the Ant

Tales & Games: The Grasshopper & the Ant

£16.50

The Grasshopper & the Ant is the fourth title in the "Tales & Games" series, each of which comes packaged in a book-shaped box. In this game, players take turns playing the part of the industrious ants and the grasshopper content to sponge off the labor of the ants. The Grasshopper & the Ant includes two ways to play, but the he...


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