Mark Derrick's 18MEX


18MEX is a railroad operations and share trading board game in the 18XX series, published by Deep Thought Games, LLC in 2005. The game was designed by Mark Derrick and is set in Mexico. It features a government railroad that optionally absorbs only one company (with additional limits on which companies may merge into it), so it can be dangerous to plan on being able to get rid of a trainless company through merger. Like most of Mark's games, dot-towns don't count against trains so part of the strategy is arranging to pick up as many of them as possible while still getting through important cities. In addition, there are three minor companies which operate under restricted rules in the early game.

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Scott Petersen,
Mar 8, 2015, 9:44 AM
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