18Ireland and 18MS Preorders open July 1
18Ireland and 18MS Preorders open July 1
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Preorder and Shipping Plans

Updated July 12, 2020

The most important thing to understand about this process is that there is planned to be generally no mass production game availability except during preorder windows (current preorder window is January-July 2020 for fulfillment starting September 2020).

I hope these will last a while at the fulfillment centers, but I have no plan to reprint games that go out of stock unless there is sufficient demand.

AAG Wave 1 Games

Current Status: Available for shipping in the US, shipping with Wave 2 for the rest of the world

The Wave 1 Games are:
  • 18Chesapeake
  • 1817
  • 18MEX
Shipping Plans
    • Preorders made before the Wave 1 cutoff (order #2577, March 23) shipped May 2020.
    • Customers should order Wave 1 games before the end of August 2020 ensure delivery in the Wave 2 fulfillment (see below). Once the remaining supply sells out at each fulfillment center, it will not be restocked.

      AAG Wave 2 Games (Summer 2020 Production Then Fulfillment)

      Current Status: Awaiting the arrival of the pre-production copies, then two months for manufacturing, one month for ocean shipping, a couple weeks for local deliveries.

      The Wave 2 Games are:
      • 1849
      • 1882
      • 1822MX
      • 18NewEngland
      • Rolling Stock Stars
      Shipping Plans
      • Customers should order Wave 2 games before the end of August 2020 ensure delivery in the Wave 2 fulfillment planned to start October 2020.

        AAG Wave 3 Games (Fall 2020 Production Then Fulfillment)

        Current Status: Currently finalizing rules, then one month of preproduction, two months of manufacturing, one month of ocean shipping, and a couple seeks for local deliveries.

        The Wave 3 Games are:
        • 1822
        • 1822 Scenario Boards
        • 18Ireland
        • 18MS

        Shipping Plans

        • Customers should order Wave 3 games before the end of September 2020 ensure delivery in the Wave 3 fulfillment.

        AAG Wave 4 Games (2021)

        Current Status: Planned to go up for preorder January 1, 2021. Target date for shipping starting April 2021.

        The Wave 4 Games are planned to be (tentative):
        • 1822CA
        • Harzbahn 1873
        • 1837

        Future Wave ???

        • 18USA, waiting on agreements, no proposed timeline

        Future of Hand-Made Games

        • Hand-made games - Limited supplies of these will become available for once the mass production games take up less time. Possibly later in 2020, but this will continue to slide out further to prioritize the mass production games.
          • 1761
          • 1858
          • 1879
        All-Aboard Games started several years ago, first as a hobby, then fulfilling orders for Deep Thought Games, and now designing and publishing on a larger scale. I am one of the lucky few that gets to turn their passion into a day job (and their basement into an 18xx game factory).
        With that being said, it takes a lot to hand-make games. Resources, time, space, and a lot of physical energy. I'm going to be focusing more of that toward coordinating mass-production games now and in the future. I'll still be hand-making some games, but on a limited basis.

        So, as time frees up to hand make games, these will be made available on the web store. An announcement for any new copies in the store will be made to the AAG mailing list. Titles that are not expected to be mass production in the short term will be prioritized: 1761, 1858, and 1879. Some hand-made copies of other games may also be made available from extra parts.
        I want to express my sincere thanks to everyone that helped me get this far. Designers, play-testers, the AAG team, and all of our customers and fans.