Destinations and Stations: Which games should feature in future Train Rush episodes?
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This is for you, our passengers, to suggest games you'd like the team at The Train Rush to cover in future episodes.

Feel free to add a game below with a brief summary explaining why you'd like to hear about it. These may be favourite games, hated games, rarely-discussed train games, or simply games you'd like Craig and Dave to argue about.

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1. Board Game: Rolling Stock [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:3795]
Board Game: Rolling Stock
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A game I'm always on the edge of printing, but it's hundreds of cards and due to lack of indepth coverage I have no idea whether it's worth my ink or not.

Saying that...there's a second edition on its way, so maybe it's worth waiting to review that instead? Or play both and compare!

And is it a train game really?
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2. Board Game: American Rails [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:1441]
Board Game: American Rails
By most people seen as the lesser game compared to the fairly similar Chicago Express but I personally I prefer this one.
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3. Board Game: 18CZ [Average Rating:7.96 Overall Rank:1870]
Board Game: 18CZ
Damian White
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I've really enjoyed the content you've put out thus far, I'd be very keen for you to tackle something that may be a little more controversial.

While many people are fans of Lonny Orgler's many designs, others find them odd ducks (I'm looking at you, OO tiles!), and from it's non-standard map design to it's non-standard multi-use trains, 18CZ definitely steps away from what is considered the norm for the genre. Regardless however, 18CZ has opened up new opportunities for 2p 18xx by how successfully it has implemented an AI into the game, and this factor alone can make this title immediately appealing to anyone who might only ever see 18xx at 2p.

So much opportunity for conflicting opinions here! So lend us your thoughts, gents.
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4. Board Game: 18DO: Dortmund [Average Rating:7.50 Unranked]
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Luke Heidebrecht
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I'd be interested to hear discussion about a few titles that diverge (add?) to the 18xx formula:

1873 Harzbahn
18Ruhr
18DO: Dortmund (yet to be released)

I've only played a prototype of 18DO of the three above mentioned - but I think all of these share in the use of other companies other than rail (Monton and Beer).

I think these games represent an interesting direction for the 18xx - have you had a chance to play any of these three? Are there others that more knowledgable 18xxers know about that might fit this category?
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5. Board Game: 1832: The South [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:5817]
Board Game: 1832: The South
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United States
New York
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Apparently likened to a smaller 1870-esque game, I've read some long-timers thoughts on it, but curious about it as a relatively new player.
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6. Board Game: Tramways [Average Rating:7.47 Overall Rank:1149]
Board Game: Tramways
Per Westling
Sweden
Linköping
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A bit away from 18xx, and it might be trams, not trains... but still, and interesting games, which also has a rather good solo mode.
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7. Board Game: 1817 [Average Rating:8.77 Overall Rank:1705]
Board Game: 1817
Per Westling
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Linköping
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Is this the most extreme game when it comes to doing stock things?
Short selling of stocks, mergers, unfriendly takeovers, ... yes, this is definitely an experience out of the ordinary.

Own it but have not played it yet. Have seen the 18USA expansion played.
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8. Board Game: Rail Pass [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:5208]
Board Game: Rail Pass
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Who else is going to cover a train-based dexterity game?

Oh. Shut Up & Sit Down already did. I'd still be interested in hearing your thorough analysis, however.
 
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9. Board Game: 1867: Railways of Canada [Average Rating:7.66 Overall Rank:9289]
Board Game: 1867: The Railways of Canada
Jerry Woodfield
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Maybe a combo episode discussing 1861 & 1867?
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10. Board Game: 1841 [Average Rating:7.92 Overall Rank:3185]
Board Game: 1841
Simon Kempes
Netherlands
Starnmeer / zaanstad
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If you're still planning on future episodes: Id love an episode on 1841. Preferably not after 1 play too. But i wouldnt complain either. It seems like a title that demands multiple playthroughs just to wrap your head around how everything interlocks.

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