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Post Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2006 1:40 pm 
 

burntwire brothers wrote:Quick note:

Goodman sold out of the GenCon Exclusives the 1st day. Last year they didn't even sell out at GenCon. Man they went fast.


Heh, Shane is proably the reason behind that. :wink:


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Post Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2006 1:55 pm 
 

Howdy Frank,


Are you going to allow bidding on Darlene's art from Acaeum members who aren't at GenCon?

It would be nice to know what pieces she if offering. Several people have been inquiring as they wish to place bids on the artwork.


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:49 am 
 

Lots of good stuff at the auction today:

1st print Woody with 4 Gygax signatures $1950.00 (box taped) Went to Mike (Chromatic Knight)

Set of 1st print OD&D Supplements $400.00 (some signed by Gygax and the original owner) not all Mint but very nice

Oh!  and how about the manuscript copy with Gygax letter went for $3200.00 to Mike (Invincible Overlord) I was the second bidder on this one and had it until Mike threw up his hand in the last second.  Congrats Mike!  

Darlene art went as well A few pieces for $500.00.

The original pumpkin head bugbear art from greyhawk went for $950 or $1000 (can't remember exactly)

A Lizard logo pin from Tim Kask went for $125.00

More stuff tomorrow night including another 1st print woody and a POVQ

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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:52 am 
 

burntwire brothers wrote:Quick note:

Goodman sold out of the GenCon Exclusives the 1st day. Last year they didn't even sell out at GenCon. Man they went fast.


They only had sixty copies for gods sake!

Pretty rare mod I would say!

They told me next year they would limit pruchases so more people could get one!

Somebody bought 16 copies!! (I wonder who that was)


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:48 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:
They only had sixty copies for gods sake!

Pretty rare mod I would say!

They told me next year they would limit pruchases so more people could get one!

Somebody bought 16 copies!! (I wonder who that was)


They mentioned that a person had just bought 16 copies also. Figured it was Shane buying for everyone. We bought a couple of extra for the people who PMed us.

  

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burntwire brothers wrote:
They mentioned that a person had just bought 16 copies also. Figured it was Shane buying for everyone. We bought a couple of extra for the people who PMed us.


Yes it was Shane, I was trying to see if anybody could guess.  Looks like th acaeum members will be well covered :D


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Blackmoor wrote:Oh!  and how about the manuscript copy with Gygax letter went for $3200.00 to Mike (Invincible Overlord) I was the second bidder on this one and had it until Mike threw up his hand in the last second.  Congrats Mike!

Heh, heh... Y'make it sound as though that was well announced, but I don't recall anyone mentioning this beforehand. ;)
Not so much as a whisper on the GenCon forum, or from Frank, anyhow.

Yeah, congrats; nice one for the museum. ^^ *awaits further details*


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 10:46 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:
They only had sixty copies for gods sake!

Pretty rare mod I would say!

They told me next year they would limit pruchases so more people could get one!

Somebody bought 16 copies!! (I wonder who that was)


The sixty copies does annoy me somewhat.  Weren't the last few limited editions they published around 300 copies?  They didn't think anyone would load up on copies?  Next year let's have an Acaeum member buy all the copies, and just resell them on the forum.....

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faro wrote:Heh, heh... Y'make it sound as though that was well announced, but I don't recall anyone mentioning this beforehand. ;)
Not so much as a whisper on the GenCon forum, or from Frank, anyhow.

Yeah, congrats; nice one for the museum. ^^ *awaits further details*


I should have mentioned that the manuscript was for the 1st ed DM guide. 8O


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 10:52 am 
 

Badmike wrote:
The sixty copies does annoy me somewhat.  Weren't the last few limited editions they published around 300 copies?  They didn't think anyone would load up on copies?  Next year let's have an Acaeum member buy all the copies, and just resell them on the forum.....

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I was one of the first people to buy a copy. I joked that maybe I should buy them all! They didn't care!  Buy one or buy ten they said.  Very odd!


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 10:55 am 
 

Only 60 copies  8O

Guess I won't be buying a leftover from Goodman this year.  Anyone that got extras, The begging starts now...

  

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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 11:06 am 
 

I was not very happy when they told me they sold out in the first hour.  I made it very clear I thought they were not too damn smart to come to Gencon with only sixty copies.  They left a lot of money in Indianapolis.  I think that is inexcusable.  They told me to go to thier site and sign up for a "second printing".  If enough people signed up they would do the printing.  It just shows they do not understand thier market.

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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 11:20 am 
 

All and all so far though it seems like we have been extremely well represented though. :)  Good to see. So how did the meeting go yesterday anyone?


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 11:55 am 
 

The meeting was pretty cool. Frank had Tom Wham make some personalized buttons for the Acaeum members and gave samples of his delicious cookies :D  :D.

Attendies:
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Contrarian(hope I got the name right)

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Tim Kask, Jim Ward, Tom Wham. and Harold Johnson all help out at the auction.  

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Haven't met Shane yet.

  


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 12:39 pm 
 

burntwire brothers wrote:The meeting was pretty cool. Frank had Tom Wham make some personalized buttons for the Acaeum members and gave samples of his delicious cookies :D  :D.

Attendies:
Invinicible Overlord
Chromatic Knight
Blackmoor
Stratochamp
ExTSR
Contrarian(hope I got the name right)

Forget anyone?

Tim Kask, Jim Ward, Tom Wham. and Harold Johnson all help out at the auction.  

non-Acaeum:
Goldhattedme

Haven't met Shane yet.


That sounds cool.  I think I have to make sure that I make the trip next year. :)


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:55 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:
That sounds cool.  I think I have to make sure that I make the trip next year. :)


Same here.  Better start making plans now Badmike!  :D

  

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bclarkie wrote:
That sounds cool.  I think I have to make sure that I make the trip next year. :)


well i have told everyone here already that i am feckin going next time. once the date is known, i am gonna book my flight and then thats that.

BC - road trip man :)

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Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:49 pm 
 

Blackmoor wrote:I should have mentioned that the manuscript was for the 1st ed DM guide. 8O

Oh, I remember now... :oops:
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Neat. :)

Prufrock wrote:I was not very happy when they told me they sold out in the first hour.  I made it very clear I thought they were not too damn smart to come to Gencon with only sixty copies.  They left a lot of money in Indianapolis.  I think that is inexcusable.  They told me to go to thier site and sign up for a "second printing".

Yeah, Martin; sounds like they neither care about the money, nor their customers.
Telling that story someone who has bothered to turn up at GenCon and arrives at their stall 90 minutes after opening time ain't going to go down well. "Oh, you can send in an order, plus postage, and maybe we'll run you off a 'second print' if we can justify that".

Saves me the expense of ordering those I was missing from their back-catalog, too, I guess. :D


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