Derailed - An 18xx podcast

Derailed - An 18xx podcast

By Fred Strauss
We talk about the train themed 18xx class of board games from our viewpoint as new players to the genre.
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Episode 14 - City of big shoulders and 18xx stock round strategy
AKA Stockrounds and Koeksisters.  We discuss our thoughts in City of big shoulders and talk some 18xx strategy for the first stock round. Then we chat about the different kinds of South African foods.
55:46
September 19, 2019
Episode 13 - 1889 and collusion discussion
Having missed a week, we're back on track! We talk about two plays of 1889 we've had recently, and have a bit of a discussion on collusion in 18xx. We also throw in a few South African words.
52:23
September 12, 2019
Episode 12 - 1847, it's true!
We discuss our thoughts on 1847, as well as some thoughts on the state of the podcast and boardgaming in South Africa.
48:24
August 29, 2019
Episode 11 - Revisiting 1846 and discussing capital control vs destruction strategies
We played 1846 again, something we've want to do for a while, so we discuss our thoughts on it after having experienced some other 18xxs. Also, Chris teaches Fred some strategy concepts. And we have some fun with interesting Afrikaans words.
59:13
August 22, 2019
Episode 10 - 1849
We get Sicily discussing our thoughts on 1849
51:32
August 15, 2019
Episode 9 - Our personal top 5s
No 18xx played in the past week, so we discuss how we'd rank the different ones we have played. We also delve into a South Africanism. Listen now!
45:14
August 8, 2019
Episode 8 - Beginner mistakes and lessons learned
This week we talk about some of the mistakes we've made in earlier plays, and lessons we've learnt from them.
38:55
August 1, 2019
Episode 7 - 4p 1893 and speeding up play
We have our friend Rudi as a guest on the show to talk about our 4 player play of 1893. We also discuss some feedback from listeners, including how to speed up play.
55:47
July 25, 2019
Episode 6 - 18Rhl: Rhineland
In this episode we discuss our first play of 18Rhl: Rhineland.
51:07
July 18, 2019
Episode 5 - Mini Rails
We discuss Mini Rails, a quick filler, train themed board game.
38:27
July 11, 2019
Episode 4 - 1889 and two player 18xx
We played a two player game of 1889 then immediately discuss it and other two player 18xxs we've played.
50:04
July 7, 2019
Episode 3 - 1846
We discuss the first 18xx we played, 1846, our thoughts on it and what we've learned since.
40:07
July 5, 2019
Episode 2 - 1893 Cologne
Me discuss our last play of 1893 Cologne.
48:59
June 21, 2019
All Aboard!
We introduce ourselves and speak a bit about how we got into board gaming and 18xx games in particular. We touch on some experiences we've had with 18xx games, including 1846 and 1893.
43:02
June 14, 2019
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