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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 Publisher Designer Setting Notes
1974 1829 Hartland Trefoil Francis Tresham Southern England The original 18xx game - reissued in a dark red box in 1978
1981 1829 North Hartland Trefoil Francis Tresham Northern England A conversion kit for owners of the original game was also available
1986 1830 Avalon Hill Francis Tresham North Eastern USA Reprinted in 2011 by Lookout Games / Mayfair Games
Reprinted in 2018 by Lookout Games
1989 1853 Hartland Trefoil Francis Tresham India  
1990 1835 Hans im Glück Michael Meier-Bachl Germany  
  1847 Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich Germany - Pfalz  
1994 1837 Leonhard Orgler Leonhard Orgler Austro-Hungarian Empire Reprinted in 2015 by All-Aboard Games
1995 1825 Unit 1 Hartland Trefoil Francis Tresham South Eastern England  
  1842 Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein  
  1856 Mayfair Games Bill Dixon Upper Canada  
  1870 Mayfair Games Bill Dixon Trans Mississippi  
  2038 Prism Games James Hlavaty
Tom Lehmann
The Asteroid Belt  
1996 1831 Carl Burger Carl Burger USA Reprinted in 2014 by All-Aboard Games
  1841 Chris Lawson Federico Vellani Italy Previously published by the designer as 1839
  1869 The Golden Spike C&K Colin Barnhorst
Kris Marquardt
USA  
  1876 Chris Lawson Peter Jacobi Trinidad Contains two mini-games, one for 1830 rules, one for 1835 rules
  1899 Chris Lawson Dirk Clemens
Ingo Meyer
China A Version 2 upgrade kit was published late in 1997
  18GM The 18xx GameMaster C&K Colin Barnhorst
Kris Marquardt
Fictional/Variable  
1998 1851 Chris Lawson Chris Lawson
Mark Derrick
Kentucky & Tennessee  
  1849 Chris Lawson Federico Vellani Sicily Previously published by the designer as 1850
Reprinted in 2015 by All-Aboard Games
1999 1890 Nobuhiro Izumi Shin-ichi Takasaki Osaka, Japan  
  1898 Michael Brünker Michael Brünker France  
2000 1825 Unit 2 Tresham Games Francis Tresham The Midlands  
  1826 XL Games (Chris Lawson) David G D Hecht France Published from 2004 by John Tamplin
  1862 Helmut Ohley Helmut Ohley USA and Canada  
  18AL Mark Derrick Mark Derrick Alabama Published from 2002 by John David Galt
  18GA Mark Derrick Mark Derrick Georgia Published from 2002 by John David Galt
  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  
  Ur: 1830 BC Splotter Spellen Jeroen Doumen
Joris Wiersinga
Ur  
2002 1800 David Metheny Antionio Leal 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 Designs in Creative Entertainment Mark Frazier 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 Tresham Games Francis Tresham Scotland and Northumbria  
  1826 John Tamplin David G D Hecht France  
  1854 John Tamplin Leonhard Orgler Austria Reprinted in 2016 by Lookout Games / Mayfair Games as 1844/1854
  1860 JKLM Games Mike Hutton The Isle of Wight Reprinted in 2009 by Prune Games / Z-Man Games
  1895 Adam Romoth and Helmut Ohley Adam Romoth
Helmut Ohley
Namibia  
  18EU John Tamplin David G D Hecht Europe  
2005 1824 Double-O Games Leonhard Orgler
Helmut Ohley
Austria-Hungary  
  1829 Mainline Tresham Games Francis Tresham England  
  1846 Deep Thought Games Tom Lehmann The Midwest Reprinted in 2016 by GMT Games
  1850 Deep Thought Games Bill Dixon The Midwest  
  18EC Wolfram Janich Han Heidema USA East Coast Initially developed as 1831
  18GL Deep Thought Games Gary Mrockza The Great Lakes  
  18Mex Deep Thought Games Mark Derrick Mexico  
  18NL Wolfram Janich Theo Jansma
Helmut Ohley
Netherlands  
  18Scan Deep Thought Games David G D Hecht Scandinavia  
  18VA Deep Thought Games David G D Hecht Virginia  
2006 1832 Deep Thought Games Bill Dixon The South  
  1841 v2 Deep Thought Games Federico Vellani
Manlio Manzini
Italy  
  1861 JKLM Games Ian D Wilson Russia Reprinted in 2012 by All-Aboard Games
  1889 Deep Thought Games / Wild Heaven Productions Yasutaka Ikeda Shikoku  
  18FL Deep Thought Games David G D Hecht Florida  
  18TN Deep Thought Games Mark Derrick Tennessee  
2007 1848 Australia Double-O Games Leonhard Orgler
Helmut Ohley
Australia  
  18Rhl Rhineland Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich Rhineland A revised version of 1838 Rheinland (2001)
  18US Deep Thought Games David G D Hecht USA  
  18West Deep Thought Games David G D Hecht Western USA  
  Steam Over Holland Vendetta Games Bart van Dijk The Netherlands  
2009 1853 v2 Lookout Games /
Mayfair Games
Francis Tresham 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 Prime Games /
Z-Man Games
Mike Hutton The Isle of Wight A reprint of the JKLM Games 2004 edition with a slightly expanded map
  18EZ Andrew / Clay Games Drew Dane
Clay Murray
Fictional Designed as a learning system with three levels of play
  18Neb Deep Thought Games Matthew Campbell Nebraska  
2010 1880 Double-O Games Helmut Ohley
Leonhard Orgler
China  
  18Ardennes Deep Thought Games David G D Hecht Ardennes  
  18C2C 'D' Variant D.I.C.E. Mark Frazier USA Coast to Coast 'D' stands for Diesels
  Poseidon Lookout Games /
Double-O Games
Helmut Ohley
Leonhard Orgler
Ancient Greece Set in 1800 BC
  Railroad Barons Lookout Games /
Double-O Games
Helmut Ohley - The 18xx Card Game
2011 1812 Deep Thought Games Ian Wilson North Eastern England  
  1830 v2 Lookout Games /
Mayfair Games
Francis Tresham North Eastern USA A reprint of the Avalon Hill 1986 edition
Includes 1830+ and additional variants and scenarios
  1865 Sardinia Gotha Games Alessandro Lala Sardinia  
2012 1817 Deep Thought Games Craig Bartell
Tim Flowers
North Eastern USA  
  1861 All-Aboard Games Ian D Wilson Russia A reprint of the JKLM Games 2006 edition
  18NY Deep Thought Games Pierre LeBoeuf New York  
  18Ruhr Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich
Michael Scharf
The Ruhr  
  18?? All-Aboard Games Allen Sliwinski   A variant of 1870 that requires a copy of 1870 to play
2013 1858 All-Aboard Games Ian D Wilson The Iberian Peninsula  
  1862: Railway Mania in the Eastern Counties (1862EA) LMN+B Ltd Mike Hutton East Anglia Due to be reprinted via GMT Games' P500 programme
  1873 Harzbahn All-Aboard Games /
Marflow Games
Klaus Kiermeier The Harz Mountains  
  18OE Designs in Creative Entertainment Edward T Sindelar Europe  
2014 1831 All-Aboard Games Carl Burger USA A reprint of Carl Burger's 1996 edition
  1869 USA West Marflow Games Alan R Moon Western USA  
  1879 Winsome Games Eddie Robbins US Pacific Northwest Reprinted in 2018 by All-Aboard Games
  1893 Cologne Marflow Games Edwin Eckert Cologne-Bonn area  
2015 1837 All-Aboard Games Leonhard Orgler Austro-Hungarian Empire A reprint of Leonhard Orgler's 1994 edition
  1847 Anniversary Edition Marflow Games Wolfram Janich Germany - Pfalz 25th anniversary redesign
  1849 All-Aboard Games Federico Vellani Sicily A reprint of Chris Lawson's 1998 edition
  1857 Winsome Games Eddie Robbins Argentina  
  1867 All-Aboard Games Ian D Wilson Canada  
  18Africa Geoff Edmunds Geoff Edmunds Africa  
  18Dixie Deep Thought Games Mark Derrick The Deep South Also includes 18GA v2 and 18MS as playable subgames
  18PA Deep Thought Games David G D Hecht Eastern USA  
  18Ruhr Extension 01 Marflow Games Wolfram Janich
Michael Scharf
The Ruhr  
  18SA Marflow Games Peter Mette South America  
2016 1822 All-Aboard Games Simon Cutforth Great Britain  
  1844/1854 Lookout Games /
Mayfair Games
Helmut Ohley
Leonhard Orgler
Switzerland
Austria
 
  1846 v2 GMT Games Tom Lehmann The Midwest A reprint of the Deep Thought Games 2005 edition
  1859 Winsome Games David V H Peters South Africa  
  1881 Berlin Marflow Games Michael Mette Berlin  
  18CLE Richard McGuire Richard McGuire Cleveland  
2017 1868 Winsome Games Eddie Robbins Uruguay  
  18CZ Fox in the Box Leonhard Orgler Czechoslovakia  
  18Ireland All-Aboard Games Ian Scrivins Ireland  
  18NW Gary Mroczka Gary Mroczka North Western USA  
2018 1761 All-ABoard Games Ian D Wilson England Canal Age to Railways
  1822+ All-Aboard Games Simon Cutforth Great Britain A small expansion for 1822
  1822CA All-Aboard Games Simon Cutforth
Richard Lecuyer
Canada  
  1822MRS All-Aboard Game Simon Cutforth England Medium Regional Scenario
  1830 v3 Lookout Games Francis Tresham North Eastern USA A reprint of the Avalon Hill 1986 edition
A return to the classic game
  1834 Winsome Games Eddie Robbins Belgium and Luxembourg  
  1879 All-Aboard Games Eddie Robbins US Pacific Northwest A reprint of the Winsome Games 2014 edition
  18BL Marflow Games Hans-Peter Heep Bergisches Land  
  18GB Deep Thought Games Dave Berry Great Britain  
  18Lilliput Fox in the Box Leonhard Orgler Fictional Card game
  18USA All-Aboard Games Shawn Fox
Mark Hendrickson
Edward Reece
North Eastern USA An expansion for 1817
2019 1883 Aleph Game Studio Manlio Manzini Northern Italy  

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