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1861: Russia / 1867: Canada

A project in San Diego, CA by Joshua Starr

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1861: Railways of the Russian Empire and 1867: Railways of Canada
Backers: 2086
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $132,070 of $30,000
Dates: Oct 18th -> Nov 17th (31 days)
Project By: Joshua Starr
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Latest News

Less than 24 hours left! 120k stretch goal unlocked, tile trays, and The Dice Tower stream

November 16th - via:
It's a really weird experience being on this side of a Kickstarter campaign and the thoughts that go through your head. When the campaign was at $80k, I thought it would be a pretty big stretch to get to $100k. Once we got to $100k, I was thinking it... (Read More)

Less than 48 hours left! 110k Stretch goal unlocked, draft rules posted, The Dice Tower live stream on Saturday at 1pm PST!

November 15th - via:
The final stretch, y'all! With less than 48 hours to go I'm seeing some crazy momentum. Very exciting to see how quickly we jumped from $100k to $110k! Now I have my eyes on those delicious Canadian trains. Here are a couple sample models Erik and I... (Read More)

$100k update! Tile trays unlocked, 2-player variant, and fancy track updates

November 12th - via:
$100,000!!! Thank you so much, everyone!! Tile trays: The dream is actually happening! Tile tray storage was one of the things I was most excited for in this Kickstarter.  I absolutely hate sorting out tiles because it takes forever and when you're... (Read More)

90k update! Tile tray designs, live stream on The Dice Tower, and the retailer pledge

November 5th - via:
Woohoo!  We are at $90k, y'all! Thicker charters are better charters. I actually would have liked to make them even heftier, but the issue of space in the box becomes a problem very quickly, especially when you have 25 charters... And while I know... (Read More)

Welcome back from Essen, new Stretch Goals, and early access to Wheel Tapping interview!

October 30th - via:
Hello hello! 1861/1867 has been quiet the last few days... where is Josh?! Welcome back from Essen everybody! Sorry for the lack of responses and updates the last few days. While you were all away this weekend I too was at a "convention" but a fairly... (Read More)

Not your usual Kickstarter update

October 23rd - via:
Hi All, This is not directly related to this Kickstarter, but I felt it important enough to share. Francis Tresham, the original designer of the 18xx system, has passed away. Tresham was... (Read More)

1000 backers in 72 hours! Big market tokens, interview with The Player's Aid, and feedback

October 21st - via:
Woohoo! 1000 backers!!!  That is absolutely tremendous, especially considering a lot of those backers are for boxes of 4 games. Thank you everyone!!! Big market tokens: So to talk about the latest stretch goal we unlocked -- this is a HUGE usability... (Read More)

$50,000 in under 24 hours!!! Wooden tokens and mounted stock market!

October 19th - via:
When I was launching this thing I had a thought to myself "Yeah, I think I have a shot at funding the first day". Of course I was hopeful for it to fund more quickly than that, but had no idea what to expect. Now I wake up (California time) to find... (Read More)

Funded in 4.5 hours!!!!

October 18th - via:
Thank you everyone who helped to make this possible! It was amazing to see all the numbers rolling in!! I think this goes to show that there is a huge interest in 18xx. Very grateful and blessed to have your help in bringing it to a wider audience.... (Read More)

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