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Post Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:23 pm 
 

Here is a gamble that I took based off the sellers description and man it paid off nicely:




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1st print and man is it a great copy. :D



Here is another item that I picked up, that I think I did pretty good on, although my knowledge of miniatures is extremely limited so I could be wrong:




** expired/removed eBay auction **




Was this in fact a good pick up?


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:44 pm 
 

You posted the same link twice Brian.

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Post Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:46 pm 
 

Mars wrote:You posted the same link twice Brian.




Dammit I did that again. :x   Here we go:






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Post Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:14 pm 
 

Same lot links, Brian :D


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:22 am 
 

Here is another item that I picked up, that I think I did pretty good on, although my knowledge of miniatures is extremely limited so I could be wrong:




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Was this in fact a good pick up?[/quote]



Hi BClarkie,

Not that I claim to be an expert, but IMO that is in fact a very nice find.  Single Dungeon Dwellers in unopened blisters often go for that much.

  


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2007 2:04 pm 
 

Here's a nice little surprise.  On top of the item itself, which is pretty nice, there was a 2nd print T1 tucked inside:



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... &rd=1&rd=1



Plus free shipping!   :D


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:51 pm 
 

bombadil wrote:Here's a nice little surprise.  On top of the item itself, which is pretty nice, there was a 2nd print T1 tucked inside:


** expired/removed eBay auction **


Plus free shipping!   :D




wow nice one stephen!!



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Post Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2007 12:04 pm 
 

I think I got rather lucky getting the chess set for $990, considering the last time it was up the second place bid was $1210.    If only I'd gotten as lucky on deadlord's Wee Warriors items.


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2007 1:37 pm 
 

NetRodent wrote:I think I got rather lucky getting the chess set for $990, considering the last time it was up the second place bid was $1210.    If only I'd gotten as lucky on deadlord's Wee Warriors items.




yes i just got back and see all my bids got blasted out the water and didnt get back in time to stick more on :(



ah well - next time maybe :)



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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:52 am 
 

I'm just back from NYC, where I found a $3 softcover copy of Heroic Worlds (used in VGC).

This book is as good as I've frequently heard here at the Acaeum. The product lists are comprehensive, well-organized (by genre) and have well-written capsule reviews of each product. There are a nice quantity of illustrations recycled from covered products (with permission). For example, Tramp's Lizardman from the Monster Manual squats threateningly at the top of page 104. The short essays are a real treat (by EGG, Greg Stafford, Ken St. Andre, Dave Arneson, Tom Moldvay, Sandy Peterson, Paul Jacquays and others). Law Schick's intro covers the history of RPGs, starting with Dave Wesely's "Braunsteins" which have been discussed in this Acaeum thread:

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 3:00 pm 
 

Heroic Worlds is a fine record and I wish it could be updated.  There could be even more essays and musings by creative minds and a more logical organization to the data.

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 3:04 pm 
 

FormCritic wrote:Heroic Worlds is a fine record and I wish it could be updated.  There could be even more essays and musings by creative minds and a more logical organization to the data.

Mark   8)


could quite easily be one of them books that you could update yearly and make some pretty decent money from imo.

i must get around to getting one to read one of these days.

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 3:45 pm 
 

Wow, I know it wasn't a perfect looking copy, but I never expected to win this with my cheapy bid:



http://cgi.ebay.com/Boot-Hill_W0QQitemZ ... dZViewItem



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What was everyone saving all thier money for a shot at the T-1st Print PHB?


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 4:07 pm 
 

Nice one, Brian.  It looks pretty good, but personally, I would never buy anything once owned by Thomas Brown.  

Great price though!   :D


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 4:08 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:Wow, I know it wasn't a perfect looking copy, but I never expected to win this with my cheapy bid:


** expired/removed eBay auction **


:)

What was everyone saving all thier money for a shot at the T-1st Print PHB?




i meant to come back and bid on that as i wanted one of them, so you got lucky this time BC :)



nice one man



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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 4:26 pm 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
i meant to come back and bid on that as i wanted one of them, so you got lucky this time BC :)

nice one man

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Maybe a trade might be in order then.  :wink:


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 4:29 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:
Maybe a trade might be in order then.  :wink:


well i need to PM you about that anyways.....

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 8:22 pm 
 


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These came this morning - GW softback MM & PH - both are in quite decent condition. PH goes in the collection (only need a DMG now!) and the MM goes for sale - anyone interested before I list it (its a 3rd printing btw)?


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