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Old 01-28-2019, 12:00 AM   #1
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Old 01-28-2019, 04:19 AM   #2
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Wow, I remember struggling to get the $10 together to cover ADQ for the year. Those lawns didn't mow themselves back then.
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Old 01-28-2019, 10:08 AM   #4
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For reference, $1.00 in 1983 = $2.52 in 2019, so a $5.50 pocket game would have cost $13.86 today.
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Old 01-28-2019, 10:45 AM   #5
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I'd buy a bunch of those cardboard heroes products. I'd love to see a re-release of that line. :)
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Old 01-28-2019, 03:19 PM   #6
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I'd buy a bunch of those cardboard heroes products. I'd love to see a re-release of that line. :)
Maybe reprints of the two Omnibus editions? Those were fantastic values, and I bet they would be even today.
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Old 01-28-2019, 10:59 PM   #7
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For reference, $1.00 in 1983 = $2.52 in 2019, so a $5.50 pocket game would have cost $13.86 today.
We can't quite hit that price these days, but we can make $20/game work.
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Old 01-28-2019, 11:37 PM   #8
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We can't quite hit that price these days, but we can make $20/game work.
It's also hard to get people to buy things at the production quality of many games of that era.
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I would like to see, just dreaming out loud here, Cardboard Hero art on die-cut plasti-card counters, 115% enlarged either pre creased to fold and attach to a solid base or simple 2d renderings for Dungeon Fantasy style bases.
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I would like to see, just dreaming out loud here, Cardboard Hero art on die-cut plasti-card counters, 115% enlarged either pre creased to fold and attach to a solid base or simple 2d renderings for Dungeon Fantasy style bases.
Highly unlikely to happen this year. Bringing those back in print would require a lot of work, and today’s market is too front-loaded to make the product viable unless we took it to Kickstarter. And even then, there’s still the work vs reward to balance.
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