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Post Posted: Sat Jul 10, 2010 5:52 pm 
 

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I received this today


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I looked to Heroic Worlds, and several website online, and I found that 3 editions exist:

- 1st ed. 1980, 64pp looseleaf, by Timeline ltd

- 2nd éd. 1980 revised, 64pp booklet by Timeline ltd

- 3rd ed. 1983 74pp booklet by Timeline ltd



This one was printed in 1980 in UK, includes a 66pp booklet and GM screen and Liberation at libertown (all these are listed in the content list)

The rulebook cover looks like the 1st ed. cover



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So my guess is that it is a 2nd ed. but limited? Or the 2nd ed. UK edition? Or a limited first edition?

I am not a Morrow Project expert but I didn't find any information about this edition.


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:26 am 
 

This is the boxed 2nd ed. it was only released this way in the UK

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:45 am 
 

Thanks Brett!

Interesting mix they made with this 2nd ed. UK edition. The rulesbook have a  1st ed. cover and there is no mention anywhere that it is a 2nd ed. I will be interested to compare the interior pages with a 1st ed. and a 2nd ed. I don't know why there is 2 more pages in this ed. than in the 2 others (1st and 2nd ed).

I did not find any information on the web.


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:30 am 
 

There are a few test/pre-publication sets around as well (loose leaved in binders).  I had one a few years back but sold it.  Great background for a post-apocalypse game!


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:58 am 
 

red_bus wrote:There are a few test/pre-publication sets around as well (loose leaved in binders).  I had one a few years back but sold it.  Great background for a post-apocalypse game!


I've seen a couple of these but never a boxed set.  Very cool!  Something else I need to look out for now.


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:41 pm 
 

red_bus wrote:There are a few test/pre-publication sets around as well (loose leaved in binders).  I had one a few years back but sold it.


What are the differences between the 1st ed.? Apparently the 1st ed. came looseleaved too. So how could we recognize a pre-pub edition? Same number of pages too? Is there a pre-pub of UK edition?


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:57 pm 
 

Going mostly by memory..

There were 100 pre-publications sold prior to the official publication to raise money, they were all loose leaf in a binder signed (think) and numbered (x/100). I have seen 3 sales of these in the last couple of years, last one slipped through quite cheeply if I also recall..

The boxed set was only produced in the UK, I'm sure when I won an auction the guy had up a short history of why this is so.. just check if the books are printed in the Uk and not just the box.. I had thought that the books were added to the box.. I have a note that it is the 2nd edition that this was done too, but I could be wrong.. I'm sure that they are exactly the same.. the 64/66 pages I think is the same just countng the cover (or not)..


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:03 pm 
 

beasterbrook wrote:just check if the books are printed in the Uk and not just the box.. I had thought that the books were added to the box.. I have a note that it is the 2nd edition that this was done too, but I could be wrong.. I'm sure that they are exactly the same.. the 64/66 pages I think is the same just countng the cover (or not)..


The rulesbook was printed in UK and copyrighted 1980 under licence by Flying Buffalo

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It have 66 numbered pages + 3 unnumbered pages + cover (so 72 pages total)

As for the supplement, Liberation at Riverton was printed in West Midlands too by Millington York Ltd.

I don't know for the screen as it is SW.

The list of contents (loose sheet) which is included states that it is a Limited Edition boxed set.
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Now I have to find a pre-pub binder  :(


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