1898 (rs59)

by Randy Davis

In the 1898 variant the game starts in winter of 1898 with each power having one unit.  Each country must capture its other home centers before it can build in them.  The initial setup is:

  Austria – Army Trieste
  England – Fleet Edinburgh
  France  – Army Brest
  Germany – Army Kiel
  Italy   – Army Naples
  Russia  – Army St. Petersburg
  Turkey  – Army Smyrna

The victory conditions remain 18 centers.