1870: The Trans-Mississippi

These are the rules as designed for 1870: The Trans Mississippi. They include changes brought about by questions asked since the game was published.
Differences between these rules and the Mayfair 1870 Rules are in Appendix D: Rules differences.

Last Updated 1999/11/29.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1870: The Trans-Mississippi 2 Game Equipment 3 Game Setup 4 Sequence of Play and Game Phases 5 Stock Round 6 Laying Track 7 Tokens 8 Operate Trains 9 Dividends 10 Trains 11 Destinations 12 Purchasing Private Companies 13 Ending the Game 14 Winning

15 Companies 16 Variants 17 Design Notes

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Credits

Appendix C: Tables

Appendix D: Rules differences
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Created: July 14, 1999.
Last Modified: December 5, 2010. Copyright 1999-2010. W.R.Dixon.
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