Are 18xx games ugly? Look at this gallery and judge yourself.
Game: 1822: The Railways of Great Britain
Edition : All-Aboard Games Edition with mounted board
BGG link: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/193867/1822-railways-great-britain
All game components:
Bank Pool and earnings board (fully laminated):
Cards printed on a thick paper (the best I have ever seen!):
What I do not like:
The map is printed on a normal paper and it can be easy damaged 😦
The print is also not the best one – my office laser copy makes better prints 😉
There are about 20 damaged tiles:
The tiles are the smallest I have ever seen! The first one from the left is from 1822, next ones: 1893(my print), 18Ireland, 18CZ, 1846.
The biggest on from 1846 and the smallest one from 1822 :
and they are not flat 😦
Fortunately for so small tiles, there are small station tokens:
Now, looking at the quality of the game edition, I would order a version with a laminated board. In my edition, it is the only element susceptible to easy damage
If you have such a board? Please, send us photos, we will publish them to have a comparison with our version.