BOARD18 is a tool for playing “18xx style” games via Email.
The BOARD18 game session associated with a PBEM game is used to display the game board and the stock market for the game.
It will run as a web service accessed via the player's web browser.
The How To page linked to here contains step by step instructions for setting up a PBEM 18xx game.
BOARD18 is open source software available under the MIT License
NOTE: For more information on 18xx style games, see this wikipedia article.
Unless you have a good reason not to, please use the most current BOARD18 release or the Current Stable Release.
Please contact Rich Price, rich at board18.org, if you have questions about installing BOARD18 on your server.
Please report any issues with BOARD18 or the BOARD18 install process here.
Please note that game boxes must be downloaded and added to a new BOARD18 web site. Follow these instructions when you do so.
Implemented fix for Issue 91 - Problem in doLoad function in loadGameBox.php
Implemented fix for Issue 89 - Problem with function in new password code.
Implemented fix for Issue 90 - Mail sending to modern SMTP servers can fail.
Implemented Issue 88 - Add delete function to player administration.
Added privacy notice to website.
Made minor edit to sendEmail.php.
Made documentation changes to board18Map7.php and board18Market7.php.
Release 2.5.1 - The Current Stable Release
Implemented fix for Issue 76 - Expanded email column in the players table.
Implemented Issue 81 - Implemented "Remember Me" logic in "Login" pages.
Implemented Issue 82 - Make "remember me" flag persistent.
Also updated the text on the login page, removed some obsolete utilities,
made some minor documentation changes
and updated the README.txt file in the utility directory.