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18GM The 18xx GameMaster
Designers Colin Barnhorst
Kristopher Marquardt
Publisher C&K
Published 1998
Setting Fictional/Variable
Players 2 to 9

This version of 18GM The 18xx GameMaster was produced as a game kit. This is listed on BoardGameGeek as published in 1996. The cover of my copy says 1996, while the first page of the rules says 1998.

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Components Qty Notes
Certificate display 1 -
Joint Venture cards 6 -
Map board 1 Card, 6 sheets
Merge holding company certificates 9 -
Money $14,640 -
Par value markers 12 -
Player order cards 9 -
Priority deal card 1 Bears the name Asa Whitney
Private company certificates 5 -
Public company certificates 105 3 sets of eight, 9 sets of nine
Public company charters 12 -
Round marker -
Rule book 1 -
Scrap 3R trains card 1 -
Scrap 4R trains card 1 -
Scrap 5R trains card 1 -
Station tokens 96 -
Stock market board 1 Paper, 2 sheets
Stock market markers 24 12 regular, 12 doubled markers
Subsidiary certificates 4 -
Tile upgrade chart 1 Paper, 3 sheets
Tiles 287 84 map overlays, 77 yellow, 62 green, 48 brown, 16 grey
Token sheets 2 Paper sheet with 120 tokens, card sheet with 46 tokens
Train cards 40 -
Train display 1 -
Tycoon certificates 5 -

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Private Companies # Full Name Face Value Revenue Notes
C&N 1 Colorado & Northwestern $20 $5 -
CM 2 Colorado Midland $40 $10 -
C&S 3 Colorado & Southern $60 $15 -
JR 4 James Roebling & Co. $80 $20 -
RLW 5 Rogers Locomotive Works $120 $25 -

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Tycoons # Full Name Face Value Revenue Notes
JF 1 Jim Fisk $40 $10 -
OA 2 Oakes Ames $60 $15 -
JG 3 Jay Gould $80 $20 -
GW 4 George Westinghouse $120 $25 -
CV 5 Cornelius Vanderbilt $180 $30 -

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Subsidiaries Full Name Face Value Revenue Notes
REA Railway Express Agency $50 $10 These subsidiaries are from the certificates provided
WC Wheat Co-Op $75 $15
PM&S Pacific Mail & Steamship Co. $100 $20
C&B Cleveland & Buffalo Line $125 $20

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Subsidiaries Full Name Face Value Revenue Notes
REA Railway Express Agency $150 $15 These subsidiaries are from the lists and tables in the rules
PA Port Authority $150 $15
WC Wheat Co-Op $200 $20
PC Pullman Company $200 $20
PSFC Puget Sound Ferry Company $250 $25

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Public Companies Full Name Presidency Other Certificates Home Hex 1830 Policy
Station Tokens
1829 Policy
Station Tokens
Notes
AC Atlantic Central 30% 7 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
AS Allegheny & Southern 30% 7 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
C&E Cincinnati & Eastern 20% 8 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
D&NW Denver & Northwestern 20% 8 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
GDR Great Divide Route 20% 8 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
GE Great Eastern 20% 8 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
L&GC Louisville & Gulf Coast 30% 7 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
MC&D Mississippi, Colorado & Pacific 30% 7 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
MVL Missouri Valley Line 20% 8 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
O&D Ontario & Detroit 20% 8 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
PS Pennsylvania Southern 20% 8 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -
T&P Tulsa & Pacific 20% 8 x 10% Player's choice 3 to 5 5 to 7 -

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Starting Cash
2-player $1,200
3-player $800
4-player $600
5-player $480
6-player $400
7-player $350
8-player $300
9-player $270
Certificate Limits Companies
12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4
2-player - - - - 25 22 20 18 15
3-player - - 25 22 20 18 15 12 10
4-player 25 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 -
5-player 20 18 16 15 13 11 10 8 -
6-player 16 15 14 12 11 10 8 - -
7-player 14 12 11 10 9 8 - - -
8-player 12 11 10 9 8 - - - -
9-player 11 10 9 8 - - - - -

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Stock Market
Type 2D
Zones Starting value spaces for public companies
Yellow (ignore for certificate limit)
Orange (as yellow, plus may hold more than 60% of a public company)
Brown (or orange, plus may buy multiple shares from the bank pool in one stock turn)
'Closed' space Yes
View it here: 18GM The 18xx GameMaster Stock Market

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Game Map Clear Hexes 1 Town

2 Towns

Cities 'OO' Off-Board Areas Fixed Water Rivers Mountains
Hexes: 128 128 10 7 18 4 14 - 8 18 8

The empty board has 128 hexes . All the other totals above refer to the board overlay tiles that may be placed on the board at the start of the game. Not all of the overlay tiles will be used in a game.

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Yellow Tiles Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 55
Total: 77 Tiles Tile 1 Tile 2 Tile 3 Tile 4 Tile 5 Tile 6 Tile 7 Tile 8 Tile 9 Tile 55
Qty 1 1 3 6 4 4 9 20 20 1
Number 56 69 GM1 GM2 GM3 GM4  
Tiles Tile 56 Tile 69 Tile GM1 Tile GM2 Tile GM3 Tile GM4
Qty 1 1 1 2 2 1
Green Tiles Number 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Total: 62 Tiles Tile 11 Tile 12 Tile 13 Tile 14 Tile 15 Tile 16 Tile 17 Tile 18 Tile 19 Tile 20
Qty 3 4 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2
Number 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 53
Tiles Tile 23 Tile 24 Tile 25 Tile 26 Tile 27 Tile 28 Tile 29 Tile 30 Tile 31 Tile 53
Qty 6 6 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 2
Number 54 59 121 212 GM5 GM6  
Tiles Tile 54 Tile 59 Tile 121 Tile 212 Tile GM5 Tile GM6
Qty 1 3 1 1 1 2
Brown Tiles Number 32 34 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Total: 48 Tiles Tile 32 Tile 34 Tile 39 Tile 40 Tile 41 Tile 42 Tile 43 Tile 44 Tile 45 Tile 46
Qty 1 1 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2
Number 47 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 70
Tiles Tile 47 Tile 61 Tile 62 Tile 63 Tile 64 Tile 65 Tile 66 Tile 270 Tile 68 Tile 70
Qty 2 2 1 5 1 1 1 1 1 2
Number 111 114 115 132 170 221 312  
Tiles Tile 111 Tile 114 Tile 115 Tile 132 Tile 170 Tile 221 Tile 312
Qty 2 2 2 1 2 1 1
Grey Tiles Number 48 50 123 161 162 211 214 215 232 261
Total: 16 Tiles Tile 48 Tile 50 Tile 123 Tile 161 Tile 162 Tile 211 Tile 214 Tile 215a Tile 232 Tile 261
Qty 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Number 321 412 491 511  
Tiles Tile 321 Tile 412 Tile 491 Tile 511
Qty 1 1 2 2

You may find more information about these tiles by visiting the 18xx Tiles Database.

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Aurora Limited Train Set
Trains Type 2 3 3R 4 4R 5 6 U
Total: Up to 34 Cost $100 $225 $113 $350 $175 $550 $700 $1,100
Companies: 12 7 5 3 4 2 4 3 6
11 7 5 3 4 2 4 3 6
10 7 5 2 4 1 4 3 6
9 7 5 2 3 1 3 2 6
8 7 5 2 3 1 3 2 6

A 4, 5 or 6 train may be traded to the bank pool to buy a U train for $800.

1870 Train Set
Trains Type 2 3 3R 4 4R 5 5R 6 8 10 12
Total: Up to 40 Cost $100 $225 $113 $350 $175 $550 $275 $700 $850 $1,050 $1,100
Companies: 12 7 5 3 4 2 4 1 3 3 2 6
11 7 5 3 4 2 4 1 3 3 2 6
10 7 5 2 4 1 4 1 3 3 2 6
9 7 5 2 3 1 3 1 2 2 2 6
8 7 5 2 3 1 3 1 2 2 2 6

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