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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 2:07 am 
 

Just bough an 800 piece collection of RPG's, got about 70 merp books, 75 traveller, 15 or so Pendragon, complete set of Gazatteers, tons of Forgotton realms and 2nd ed stuff and tons of current stuff.

The selling price you ask ???

Drum Roll ..............

$1500.00 canadian (that's those fake dollars)  one of the best group deals of my life! 8)

.......Off to sort stuff..... :wink:

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 2:20 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:Just bough an 800 piece collection of RPG's, got about 70 merp books, 75 traveller, 15 or so Pendragon, complete set of Gazatteers, tons of Forgotton realms and 2nd ed stuff and tons of current stuff.

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Neat!
Are you sure you've got space for all that? (Not all of us have spare castle-sized rooms like Al).


See ya in about a week.... :)

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 7:53 am 
 

Nice deal, Blackmoor.

Now for the fun part - just sitting down and wandering through all the stuff.

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 8:01 am 
 

Wow, $1,500 Canadian, isn't that around $20 US? Very nice score there!

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 8:23 am 
 

Deadlord36 wrote:Wow, $1,500 Canadian, isn't that around $20 US? Very nice score there!

I stopped telling that joke when the Canadian dollar was trading above $0.87 US last week...a 17 year high. Now is a very good time to be buying from the US. :wink:

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 9:49 am 
 

Prufrock wrote:Nice deal, Blackmoor.

Now for the fun part - just sitting down and wandering through all the stuff.

Martin


Yes I was up until 1:00 AM last night already

Whew!!


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 10:07 am 
 

faro wrote:My fun find for the year, I guess. January 1st, too.

3rd print OD&D set. Two small pieces of tape at one corner of the box, otherwise VG/VG (box definitely better than average), complete with correction and ref sheets.
$50.



Beautiful.  Gives me reason to live...What a nice way to ring in the New Year!

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 1:41 pm 
 

Blackmoor wrote:Just bough an 800 piece collection of RPG's, got about 70 merp books, 75 traveller, 15 or so Pendragon, complete set of Gazatteers, tons of Forgotton realms and 2nd ed stuff and tons of current stuff.

The selling price you ask ???

Drum Roll ..............

$1500.00 canadian (that's those fake dollars) one of the best group deals of my life! 8)

.......Off to sort stuff..... :wink:

J


Doesn't that work out to about $1 US per item?  Not bad.  More difficult to explain the exchange rate to my wife:  "Honey, look!  I got a great deal on this giant stack of game stuff!  Honey?"

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 2:24 pm 
 

MShipley88 wrote:
Blackmoor wrote:Just bough an 800 piece collection of RPG's, got about 70 merp books, 75 traveller, 15 or so Pendragon, complete set of Gazatteers, tons of Forgotton realms and 2nd ed stuff and tons of current stuff.

The selling price you ask ???

Drum Roll ..............

$1500.00 canadian (that's those fake dollars) one of the best group deals of my life! 8)

.......Off to sort stuff..... :wink:

J


Doesn't that work out to about $1 US per item? Not bad. More difficult to explain the exchange rate to my wife: "Honey, look! I got a great deal on this giant stack of game stuff! Honey?"

Mark


About $1.30 US per item if my math is correct!  Beauty of if is many of the items are actually in better shape the the stuff in my collection :)  So I will upgrade and sell off the extras.  Another great part is that I sold off my MERP's stuff a few years ago when the prices were nuts, know I have a very comprehensive set again costing me virtually nothing!  Even some of his Rolemaster items I never heard of.

Probably not sleep again tonight.

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 3:13 pm 
 

Blackmoor wrote:Probably not sleep again tonight.


Lucky bastich... :evil:

Just Kiddin', I'm just green with envy. :)


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 3:24 pm 
 

I have been conditioned not to look at RPG modules...never know when I might be a player in one of those modules!  (Yeah, right...in 25 years I have been a player for only short spans....stuck as DM.)

    Also, I find that what I really like is pride of ownership...like they cannot take the past away now that I have it.  I find the cover illustrations are much better than any of the content of most gaming modules.  My players hate it when I run a module.   :(

    Just fondling the enormous stack of RPG's would be enough for me...gloating over the MERP publications...imagining the jealousy of the other collectors!

   Wait...I'M the jealous one!  (Dangit!)

Mark   8)


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 4:47 pm 
 

I recently won (from the shopgoodwill.com ebay-like website) a copy of Kingmaker, a Holmes' D&D set (which I think in all honesty just has a copy of Dungeon Geomorphs and M&T Set 1 in it but no rulebook...), a goldenrod-flyleaf PHB, a DMG of indeterminent printing and a Deities and Demigods for about $30 incl. S&H.

I wonder about the D&DG - I have never, ever owned a physical copy of that book which did not contain the mythoi for Lovecraft and Moorcock's writings. So now I'm curious as to which version it is.

Maybe it'll get here this evening and I'll have an answer.

EDIT: Got it tonight - and guess what? :D

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 4:59 pm 
 

DungeonDelver wrote:I recently won (from the shopgoodwill.com ebay-like website) a copy of Kingmaker, a Holmes' D&D set (which I think in all honesty just has a copy of Dungeon Geomorphs and M&T Set 1 in it but no rulebook...), a goldenrod-flyleaf PHB, a DMG of indeterminent printing and a Deities and Demigods for about $30 incl. S&H.

I wonder about the D&DG - I have never, ever owned a physical copy of that book which did not contain the mythoi for Lovecraft and Moorcock's writings. So now I'm curious as to which version it is.

Maybe it'll get here this evening and I'll have an answer.


Sometimes I think the Deities and Demigods without the Lovecraft/Moorcock stuff is more rare than with it!


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 9:11 pm 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1

Dark & Hidden Ways hidden in this little lot...


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Post Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2006 1:35 pm 
 

Looks like a good set there, Brian.  Nice win!

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:46 pm 
 

Well bc, at least I got one, and a good one too!

  


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:50 pm 
 

tfm wrote:Well bc, at least I got one, and a good one too!


You beat me on that one by like 5 seconds tops! :lol:


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2006 7:21 pm 
 

I think you did okay.

  
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