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Old 02-26-2013, 10:23 PM   #11
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Nah. Enough of the cards have been in circulation so as to make sales of a booster like that lower than an all-new booster.
To answer this point, we usually print several thousand copies of a promo card. Most of our recent ones have been printed in quantities of 5,000, for a technical reason I don't plan to bore y'all with.

We sold 121,000 Munchkin sets last year. That's not all core sets, that's just original Munchkin.

There's room for people to get promo cards, even old promo cards, who haven't previously seen them. We just have to figure out how to make them widely available.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:23 AM   #12
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There's room for people to get promo cards, even old promo cards, who haven't previously seen them. We just have to figure out how to make them widely available.
Well Munchkin 7 added some Rigged Promos. Maybe some of the non-accessory dependent promos (ex. of an accesory dependent promo Touched By Cthulhu) could end up in Munchkin 10, 11, and/or 12. As i'm pretty sure you guys have 9 just about done.

Additionally, WH23 Booster 2010 had Pegasus Steed (a previous promo) in it. Maybe a few more in booster packs, even if they are only in the WH23 ones. There's a good five or six (maybe even more) fantasy backed promos that could be added to any number of products.

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Old 02-27-2013, 12:42 AM   #13
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There's room for people to get promo cards, even old promo cards, who haven't previously seen them. We just have to figure out how to make them widely available.
If and When you do, please let me know.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:32 AM   #14
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We just have to figure out how to make them widely available.
Cool. It would seem that someone has an interest in consolidating cards into larger boxed sets. I guess a higher interest in boxing up promos would depend on how many there have been to be able to make it a similar viable product. That would still leave the issue of coming up with new promos to distribute though so the mibs would still have something unique to give away. Oh well. Maybe one day.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:21 AM   #15
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I don't think that is true. I am new the Munchkin shenanigans, and I only own one promo card. I would love to have them all but I can't afford to buy them for $5+ (in some cases) per card after market. Or some people could be missing a few hard to find cards for their Munchkin arsenal.
If you order from warehouse 23 they sometimes throw them in the box. Also, go to events that your local MIB may host, usually they have promo cards. Then my last suggestion is to stalk Steve Jackson, Andrew and everyone else at the various conventions they attend near you.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:35 AM   #16
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If you order from warehouse 23 they sometimes throw them in the box.
Fair warning: right now our stocks of promo swag are particularly low, so we've cut back on the quantity included in each W23 order.
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Old 02-27-2013, 11:13 AM   #17
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Fair warning: right now our stocks of promo swag are particularly low, so we've cut back on the quantity included in each W23 order.
I figured as much when my order had the 2013 coin in it, and that was it. I was still happy because I didnt have the coin and the order was for the Easter booster.
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Old 03-01-2013, 03:46 PM   #18
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I'd be more likely to want a fan booster. 15 cards could be selected from the card suggestion database and made into a nice booster.
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I don't think that idea is appropriate for a booster.
Maybe I'm crazy, but I'm getting the feeling that this reply was very carefully phrased. With the stickied reminder about card submissions (and it's "oh, no reason..." comment) I'm thinking that the stress in the above comment is on the word booster.

Perhaps that's just wishful thinking...
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:36 PM   #19
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A full 68-card set with nothing but promo cards. That would be nice.

EDIT: Pegasus did something along those lines with the Sammlerkoffer, where they included reprints of many of the German-language promo cards, as well as Sammlerbox cards that were long out of print.
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Old 03-02-2013, 03:06 PM   #20
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My vote is for a pack of Promo cards that DON'T exist in English.

There are a lot. And I want them to be made in English, 'cause some of 'em are really sweet/funny.

Alternatively, a "Munchkin Around The World" pack - 15 of the non-english promo cards with the original text on them AND the English translations on the cards plus a marker of the country where they're from. The type would be smaller, but it'd be cool to see the cards that way.
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