Definitive 18xx list
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I've become quite enthralled with the 18xx style. So, to allow me to track any new morsels of information on 18xx added to the Geek, I've created this list.

Please feel free to add your favorite nuance from each 18xx version along with why that makes the game better.

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1. Board Game: 1761: From Canal to Rail [Average Rating:6.75 Unranked]
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England

starts with Canals and progresses to Trains
 
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2. Board Game: 1800 [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:6510]
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2 Players in Colorado
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3. Board Game: 1812: The Cradle of Steam Railways [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:6406]
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St. Louis Park
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1812 NE England
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4. Board Game: 1817 [Average Rating:8.74 Overall Rank:1988]
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Torrance
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Northeast USA. The game includes:

--- short selling of stock
--- three types of public companies (2 share, 5 share, 10 share)
--- mergers and acquisitions
--- variable loan interest rates (up to 70%!!)
--- forced liquidations

Unlike most games, players CANNOT chip in cash to help the company buy a train when it doesn't have one.

Available through Deep Thought Games.
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5. Board Game: 1822: The Railways of Great Britain [Average Rating:8.42 Overall Rank:3705]
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1822, most of Great Britain, excluding north Wales and the Scottish Highlands
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6. Board Game: 1824: Austria-Hungary [Average Rating:7.80 Overall Rank:3355]
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1824 - Austria Hungary

This is a redesigned 1837 (and garnering rave reviews)
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7. Board Game: 1825 Unit 1 [Average Rating:6.80 Overall Rank:3145] [Average Rating:6.80 Unranked]
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1825 Unit 1 SW England, Unit 2 N England, Unit 3 W England
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8. Board Game: 1825 Unit 2 [Average Rating:7.53 Overall Rank:2926] [Average Rating:7.53 Unranked]
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1825 Unit 2
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9. Board Game: 1825 Unit 3 [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:3106] [Average Rating:7.55 Unranked]
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1825 Unit 3
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10. Board Game: 1826: Railroading in France and Belgium from 1826 [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:3597]
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1826 France & Belgium
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11. Board Game: 1829 [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:3353]
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1829 SW England
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12. Board Game: 1829 Conversion Kit [Average Rating:6.56 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.56 Unranked]
 
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1829 Conversion Kit, expansion for Northern Board (not a standalone game)
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13. Board Game: 1829 Mainline [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:4695]
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1829 Mainline
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14. Board Game: 1829 Northern Board [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:5520]
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1829 Northern Board (Unit 2) N England
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15. Board Game: 1830 Lummerland [Average Rating:5.05 Unranked]
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Small map variant based on the children's book "Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver" from the 1990ties I think.
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16. Board Game: 1830: Railways & Robber Barons [Average Rating:7.82 Overall Rank:151]
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1830 NE USA
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17. Board Game: 1831 [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:7111]
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This one is on par with 18C2C for sheer size and game length.
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18. Board Game: 1832: The South [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:6030]
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the last piece of Bill Dixon's tetralogy (1856, 1870, 1850, 1832), this one located in the S-E USA.
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19. Board Game: 1834 [Average Rating:7.59 Unranked]
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1834, northeastern USA
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20. Board Game: 1835 [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:1789]
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1835 Germany
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21. Board Game: 1837: Rail Building in the Austro-Hungarian Empire [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:5835]
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1837 Austria
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22. Board Game: 1838: Rheinland [Average Rating:6.19 Unranked]
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Another "18xx in a small area of Germany from Wolfram Janich.
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23. Board Game: 1838TL [Average Rating:4.00 Unranked]
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1838TL (1838: The Thuringia Link) by Dieter Danziger is an 18xx game set in central Germany.
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24. Board Game: 1841 [Average Rating:7.78 Overall Rank:2668]
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1841 aka 1839 N Italy
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25. Board Game: 1842: Schleswig Holstein [Average Rating:6.60 Unranked]
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Herne
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1842 - Hamburg & Schleswig-Holstein.
Not really a good game but it still qualifies for this list.
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