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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 are a large number of designs under development that may or 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  
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  
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 and Tom Lehmann The Asteroid Belt  
1996 1831 Carl Burger Carl Burger USA  
  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 Contained 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
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
  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  
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  
  1860 JKLM Games Mike Hutton The Isle of Wight  
  1895 Adam Romoth and Helmut Ohley Adam Romoth and 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  
  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  
  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
  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 with retuned rules by Stuart Dagger and Steve Jones, which were merged by Dick Ruck, Lou Jerkich and Jeff Heuer with the original rules
  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  
  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 Version 2.0 - more of a reprint than a revision
  18NY Deep Thought Games Pierre LeBoeuf New York  
  18Ruhr Wolfram Janich Wolfram Janich & Michael Scharf The Ruhr  
  18?? All-Aboard Games Allwn 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  
  1873 Harzbahn All-Aboard Games Klaus Kiermeier The Harz Mountains  
  18OE Designs in Creative Entertainment Edward T Sindelar Europe  
2014 1831 All-Aboard Games Carl Burger USA Version 2.0 - more of a reprint than a revision
  1869 USA West Marflow Games Alan R Moon Western USA  
  1879 Winsome Games Eddie Robbins US Pacific Northwest  
  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 original version
  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 original version
  1857 Winsome Games Eddie Robbins Argentina  
  1867 All-Aboard Games Ian D Wilson Canada  
  18Dixie Deep Thought Games Mark Derrick The Deep South Also includes 18GA 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 GMT Games Tom Lehmann The Midwest  
  1859 Winsome Games David V H Peters South Africa  
  1881 Berlin Marflow Games Michael Mette Berlin  
2017 18Ireland All-Aboard Games Ian Scrivins Ireland  

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