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Old 10-21-2014, 07:20 PM   #531
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More accurately, I think, is that Munchkin doesn't really do limited-release sales, where that's pretty much the only thing Ogre does. You don't see announcements like, "Two weeks from now, we're going to open up sales on Warehouse 23 for a limited run of Star Munchkin and Munchkin Fu. Check now to make sure you're eligible to purchase these. These are first-come, first-served, and once we run out, we may not reprint them, so set your alarms!"
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Hmm, maybe we should . . .
Just give the rest of us a warning, so we can stay away that day. :)
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Old 10-22-2014, 06:45 AM   #532
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Isn't that what the W23 boosters are?
There are many, many more of each W23 exclusive Munchkin booster than we had of counter sheets yesterday. The sponsored counter sheets for Ogre were produced for those who invested thousands of dollars and we did not run thousands extra of each sheet.

With the special Munchkin boosters we know the size of the potential audience and print so that we can offer each booster for several years.
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Old 10-22-2014, 06:50 AM   #533
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I gather the Munchkin fans mostly buy their toys elsewhere. You don't see Ogre at Target and Walmart. :)
Yes, Munchkin sells in incredible numbers at hobby stores, comic stores, book stores, mass stores; thousands of stores across the world.

We sold more copies of Zombie Dice in August than we sold of the Ogre Designer's Edition through distribution. The Ogre Designer's Edition moved a respectable number of units, but the numbers involved show us that we have a lot of work ahead of us if it's ever to be a sustainable line with an audience that can support the game.

Steve is still working to support Ogre, which is exactly why he continues to work on it (Steve fails at time off!) and why we have hired a new editor.
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Old 10-22-2014, 10:59 AM   #534
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Yes, Munchkin sells in incredible numbers at hobby stores, comic stores, book stores, mass stores; thousands of stores across the world.

We sold more copies of Zombie Dice in August than we sold of the Ogre Designer's Edition through distribution. The Ogre Designer's Edition moved a respectable number of units, but the numbers involved show us that we have a lot of work ahead of us if it's ever to be a sustainable line with an audience that can support the game.

Steve is still working to support Ogre, which is exactly why he continues to work on it (Steve fails at time off!) and why we have hired a new editor.
Very good new for us Ogre fans. I had assumed it was a one-and-done deal with some minor support (scenarios and such) going forward. If it could be more than that, there'd be some happy Ogre fans around. Even if not, though, Ogre DE is such a gift that I can't be grumpy about the situation.

Thanks, Phil.
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Old 10-22-2014, 11:36 AM   #535
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Wasn't one of the stretch goals a promise to hire a line editor (they did) and to support Ogre?
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Very good new for us Ogre fans. I had assumed it was a one-and-done deal with some minor support (scenarios and such) going forward. If it could be more than that, there'd be some happy Ogre fans around. Even if not, though, Ogre DE is such a gift that I can't be grumpy about the situation.

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Old 10-26-2014, 01:00 PM   #536
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I gather the Munchkin fans mostly buy their toys elsewhere. You don't see Ogre at Target and Walmart. :)
Where would you park the Ogre

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Old 10-26-2014, 01:01 PM   #537
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Hmm, maybe we should . . .
Don't give this man any ideas people! Unless it's new card ideas...
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Old 10-26-2014, 11:36 PM   #538
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Where would you park the Ogre
Anywhere it wants to go.
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Old 01-01-2015, 02:03 PM   #539
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Well, it's 2015... where's the report?

(In other words, Happy New Year! For outraged newbs: this is my annual post.)
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Old 01-01-2015, 02:08 PM   #540
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In the interim, Phil had an informative DI a couple days ago.
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