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Old 03-19-2018, 06:29 PM   #1221
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Speaking as the guy who probably started the trail of posts that lead to Kromm's post that is under discussion now the questions that are in that post were the first questions that popped into my head after reading the report. As I pointed out a few posts after the above mentioned post I did admit that at least one of my questions was perhaps poorly worded. I did rephrase it later, but I still haven't edited my post to change the original question. I'd be happy to do that to avoid starting rumors of premature GURPS death, or the mods here can do that since they have the power to do so.
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Old 03-21-2018, 09:26 PM   #1222
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I would actually counsel against that. Anybody who cares enough to read the thread will understand - unless we go back and change history, in which case the rest of the discourse ceases to make sense. But thank you for the well meant offer!
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Old 04-30-2018, 08:01 AM   #1223
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it is frustrating when a Munchkin fan is forced to spend five, ten, or twenty times MSRP on eBay to get a game they want
But here's a doom-laden post sure to drive up the after-market value on half our catalogue anyway. :\

I get not being able to keep the entire line in print at all times - at the size it is that's pretty impractical - but to announce you're writing off swathes of the line as never being reprinted is a gift to scalpers on the secondary market.
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Old 04-30-2018, 08:16 AM   #1224
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But here's a doom-laden post sure to drive up the after-market value on half our catalogue anyway. :\

I get not being able to keep the entire line in print at all times - at the size it is that's pretty impractical - but to announce you're writing off swathes of the line as never being reprinted is a gift to scalpers on the secondary market.
Very little for the Munchkin line is currently out of print*; this is an alert that some things that are available now won't be reprinted once they're gone. It is an attempt to give people a chance to pick up those games now while they are still in the primary market.

If people want more details about exactly what we're expecting to let trickle off shelves, check out my Munchkin News post from April 2 of this year (scroll down a bit).

* The exceptions, as of this writing, are: (a) Roughly half of the 15-/30-card mini-expansions, almost all of which were intended to be single-printing items anyway; (b) Some of the Munchkin accessory products such as the Kill-O-Meter; (c) Several of the Deluxe format games (including some of the Guest Artist Edition series); (d) The Good, the Bad, and the Munchkin. Categories (a) and (b) may still be in some stores; categories (c) and (d) certainly are.
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Old 05-05-2018, 01:15 PM   #1225
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I understand that this is even less of a non-priority than other GURPS projects (and I'm getting more stuff than the poor In Nomine fans), but are there plans (say, in the next five years) to complete the PDF scanning of GURPS 3e products?

There's about a dozen (?) items on my bookshelves that I'd like to get in my digital collection, too.
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Old 05-13-2018, 01:40 PM   #1226
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I just took advantage of the current Ogre product sale on Warehouse 23.

It made me think about a compliment I wanted to share.

I really appreciate how in this day SJ Games hosts its own store and forums.

The website is also a great hub of information and connection to the customers. The Daily Illuminator is a simple but effective draw.

I don't always like relying on third party services, so I appreciate the effort SJ Games puts into their own web destination.
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Old 05-13-2018, 08:54 PM   #1227
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Thank you. It sometimes seems impractical, in this day and age, but we like doing it this way and it's good to know that it's appreciated.
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Old 05-14-2018, 05:12 PM   #1228
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...I really appreciate how in this day SJ Games hosts its own store and forums. The website is also a great hub of information and connection to the customers. The Daily Illuminator is a simple but effective draw. I don't always like relying on third party services, so I appreciate the effort SJ Games puts into their own web destination.
Hear, Hear!

I have to add: With the resource, inter-active environment, and community provided here by everyone, I am having a better time TODAY, than in the sum-total of my entire misspent youth at our local gaming store back in 1980s.

JK

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Old 07-27-2018, 05:13 AM   #1229
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I'd like to chime in here as well. I own hundreds of SJG products. I've purchased maybe two from my not very well run FLGS. Without this site SJG would have dropped off my radar a long time ago. As it is I just backed my second kickstarter yesterday.
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Old 08-04-2018, 11:09 AM   #1230
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Thanks! We wish all LGS could be well capitalized and well run. They're not. So it's good to have a backup.
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