18OE: On the Rails of the Orient Express

A project in Cincinnati, OH by Designs In Creative Entertainment, LLC.

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Build a European Railroad Empire. Trade stocks, lay track, run trains, and use seaborne routes to beat your rivals to Constantinople!
Backers: 240
Average Pledge Per Backer: $324

Funded: $77,676 of $27,000
Dates: Jun 17th -> Jul 17th (30 days)
Project By: Designs In Creative Entertainment, LLC.
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Latest News

More Artwork!

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
More artwork has been completed! Here are the new Track Rights cards: The logos for all three of the New Railroads (we're about to cross the 3rd Railroad stretch goal, so we've been working ahead): And, finally, here's a look at what we're doing with... (Read More)

New Railroad added to the game!

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
The final push is on, folks - two days left, and we just hit the 2nd new railroad stretch goal! Ed and I have decided to add the MIDI in Bordeaux, France as this railroad.  Gary is plugging away on the new artwork for the RCP in Lisboa, Portugal... (Read More)

Tile artwork complete!

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Gary has completed the new tile art, and it looks fabulous!  You can see it on the story page, and on BoardGameGeek once the image upload has been approved. Ed and I are plugging away on proofing everything so that we're ready to go for the factory... (Read More)

Scenarios updated; Playbook available for download

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
After some discussion on BoardGameGeek, I decided to add more scenarios than were originally offered in the stretch goal.  There are now seven short and four medium scenarios in the game - you can read about them in the updated Playbook, here:... (Read More)

Privates and Concessions artwork, and other news

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
The artwork for the Privates and Concessions is done - check the story page out to see what they'll look like! Also, with the dyed tokens stretch goal about to be crossed, I'd like all of your input on how to arrange the remaining stretch goals. ... (Read More)

Map artwork updated!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The map artwork has been updated, in many ways - you can see it both on the Kickstarter page and on the BGG page. Other than updating the city and track rights zone names, this is now complete.  Next up will be the 2 extra short and medium... (Read More)

Stock Market artwork!

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
The Stock Market artwork is complete, and has been posted on the story page on Kickstarter! In addition, I wanted to let everyone know that the second stretch goal was hit today - I will be adding another railroad to the game!  Ed is working on the... (Read More)

Extra Scenarios unlocked! And other news...

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
The first stretch goal was smashed this morning, adding four new scenarios to the game!  These will be posted tomorrow evening in the next update. In addition, I have modified one stretch goal, added two others, and added a few pledge levels, based... (Read More)

Come talk about Add-ons, Stretch goals, and other Pledge Levels!

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone! Well, I've discovered that I can't use the surveys until the campaign has ended - I had the intention of using them to determine the direction of further stretch goals, add ons, and pledge levels. Since I can't do that in surveys,  I... (Read More)

An 18XX primer - part 2

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Part 2 of the articles deals with 18XX opening packets: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/article/12671354#12671354 Artwork will be coming soon, folks!  I encourage all of you to visit the BGG forums and offer suggestions for add-ons and stretch goals!  (Read More)

For the curious

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Since launching this campaign on Monday, I've received a lot of questions about 18XX in general, and where to start in the hobby.  In the interests of drawing more fans into the fascinating world of 18XX, I've begun a series of articles suitable for... (Read More)

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