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#188 - The Essex Issue - 19th June 2021

Issue 188 (pdf, 72pp, 2.7MB) How to print


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Rules

Rules for games currently in progress or on the waiting list in the zine:

6 Nimmt!  •  Backpacks and Blisters  •  Breaking Away  •  Brotherhood  •  Bus Boss  •  By Popular Demand  •  Choice (+new variant)  •  Cosmic Celebrity Cricket  •  Crystal Ball  •  Dice Forge  •  Feudality  •  Fair Means Or Foul  •  Golden Strider  •  Grand National  •  Great Brain Robbery  •  Hare and Tortoise  •  Kendo Nagasaki  •  King of Tokyo  •  Let's Play Darts  •  Love Letter  •  Machi Koro  •  Maneater  •  Maximise (new)  •  NRICH Central  •  Only Connect  •  Rail Baron  •  Railway Rivals  •  Railway Rivals Discovery  •  Robo Rally  •  Snakes and Ladders  •  Sopwith  •  Speedway (new)  •  Sumo  •  Teadance  •  Tribute  •  Work, Rest and Play

Other games (mostly run previously in the zine):

7 Wonders  •  Barmy Battleships  •  Bluff!  •  Cafe International  •  Connections  •  Der Fuhrer  •  Fragments  •  House of Games  •  Kubb  •  Mission Red Planet  •  Mystery Games  •  Nuclear War  •  Phantoms of the Ice  •  Racecraft  •  Save our Leader!  •  Scrabble Challenge  •  Shadow Hunters  •  Snowball Fighting  •  Sound Charades  •  Sternenhimmel  •  Turkey Chase  •  Three Handed Chicago  •  World Record


Resources

A selection of maps for games appearing in the zine.

Railway Rivals Maps

Afghanistan & Pakistan  •  Argentina  •  Austria-Hungary 1911  •  Belarus  •  Bolivia  •  Burkina Faso  •  Buckinghamshire  •  Cambodia  •  Carolinas  •  Central Asia  •  China  •  Crets Holiday V2  •  Denmark  •  Dingle Peninsula  •  East Africa  •  Estonia  •  Finland  •  Honduras  •  HS2  •  Kaukasus  •  Kyushu  •  Latvia  •  London Underground  •  Malaysian Peninsular  •  New South Wales  •  Nigeria  •  Nile Delta  •  Otago-Southland  •  Oregon  •  Pern  •  Severn Valley  •  Solent V1.1  •  South Downs Way V2  •  South East Australia  •  Sri Lanka  •  Taiwan  •  Tokyo and Kanto Plain  •  Vastmanland  •  Washington State  •  Western Australia  •  Xanth 2.1
In Game Maps:   RR2405BO  •  RR2406BO  •  RR2450CH  •  RR2248HN  •  RR2249HN  •  RR2446HS2  •  RR2451OR  •  RR2403OT  •  RR2378PE  •  RR2379PE  •  RR2380PE  •  RR2375XA2  •  RR2390XA2

Also available:   GIMP plugin for Rivals map drawing (v0.0.2) and tutorial

Bus Boss Maps

Australia  •  Austria  •  Cyprus  •  Devon  •  Easter Island  •  Galicia  •  Isle of Man  •  Isle of Wight  •  Ishigakijima  •  Izu Honto  •  Kyrgyzia  •  Lehigh Valley  •  North Wales  •  Northern Luzon  •  Mallorca  •  Morocco  •  South Wales  •  Texel  •  USA  •  Valleys of South Wales  •  Yokohama


Contact

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