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Post Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:47 pm 
 

That orange covered Unspeakable Oath is a second printing of the first issue.
The first printing was a limited run of 100 copies with a grey cover.

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Post Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 1:04 pm 
 

Someone with more patience than I needs to contact this seller to explain exactly why Monte Cook's MERP boxed set went for $275.



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Post Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 1:13 pm 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:Someone with more patience than I needs to contact this seller to explain exactly why Monte Cook's MERP boxed set went for $275.


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Frickin' ridiculous.  :roll:




I saw that too and thought the same thing. :roll:   I couldn't be bothered either, so don't feel bad.  After the Ebay fees start piling up, maybe he will start to figure it out on his own. :wink:


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 9:26 pm 
 

Every once in a while I get deluded into thinking I'm in the game and have a shot at winning.  I sit there, waiting and timing to put in my manual snipes and just get blindsided when my snipes don't even register.  At least it saved me cash because there was no way I was going to outbid these.



Once again we also see that products that are not necessarily very good can command high prices.  And that Lance has very deep pockets :)




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Post Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 10:06 pm 
 

Those are pretty tough to find.


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 10:29 pm 
 

I do agree - they are definitely rare.  I think I am still in shock at what they ended up going for.  Maybe I'm hadn't completely recovered from your Bigglestone auctions either when I got hit with these ones :)

It also makes me wonder what kind of price I could sell Wintersfarne and Wordesley for?  Maybe its time for a purge.

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 9:54 am 
 

Those items are really, really rare.  Yes, they're not particularly usable for gaming but I can't remember the last time they came up for auction.  Nice bunch of wins for Lance and good to see non-TSR D&D items doing well.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 11:04 am 
 

If rarity is the only criteria to estimate a value for a module, Ian has ones of the most rare modules written for AD&D, french modules, "le dernier cercle". You will see them no more than once per 4-5 years on sale on ebay, even on french forum... They was released in mid 80's, only in some RPG shops in Paris and few other cities, and I think no more than 50-60 copies were sold. NEF (Nouvelles Editions Fantastiques) are french modules even rarest than that (only 10 copies of them could have survived from mid 80' I guess), these are AD&D, and Runequest modules (in the modules, mentions to TSR and Runequest have been used without any legal authorization).
But french AD&D modules are not very popular, don't know why...

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 11:46 am 
 

lokiwookie wrote:If rarity is the only criteria to estimate a value for a module, Ian has ones of the most rare modules written for AD&D, french modules, "le dernier cercle".
But french AD&D modules are not very popular, don't know why...


That is a sophism :wink:, rarity is only one of the criterias.
Supply / demand rules the world...
Economy is a science too, I am sorry :lol:

Those french modules should be very popular, in fact, there is some interesting artwork inside, such as nude & good-loking adventuress...

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 12:21 pm 
 

le Rahib wrote:
Those french modules should be very popular, in fact, there is some interesting artwork inside, such as nude & good-loking adventuress...

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Do the French TSR D&D modules have different interior artwork from the US/UK releases?  That should make them more valuable if that's the case.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 12:42 pm 
 

VermilionFire wrote:
Do the French TSR D&D modules have different interior artwork from the US/UK releases?  That should make them more valuable if that's the case.


These are not TSR modules, these are FRPG adventures designed for all RPG with special mentions to AD&D TSR and Runequest, Thieves World etc.

French TSR modules are pretty similar to US/UK modules, but for example it exists 4 differents print (with more or less differences in them) of basic boxed set (Acaeum has only 3 prints in the database, but it exists a 4th print, released in 1987, with minor differences like one have a rigid box, the 4th pr. box is non-rigid, there is a spelling mistake in the 3rd pr. on the side of the box, it is stated "touts droits réservés" instead of the 4th pr. where is stated "tous droits réservés", and so on.
B2 in the 1st and 2nd pr. have differences too.

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:07 pm 
 

When I look at this final price, I am really astonished




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This booklet is a part of the Thieves Guild boxed set, only one booklet of a boxed set which sold for no more than $15 (I got mine for only $4.99 2-3 months ago) and the final price is $56!!! And winner is not a newbie at all...

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:30 pm 
 

THAT is a silly price.  One booklet out of the set...not worth $56.


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:56 pm 
 

MShipley88 wrote:THAT is a silly price.  One booklet out of the set...not worth $56.


Damn, I have to agree, some did not do any research into that before bidding.

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 7:46 pm 
 

I am sure he didn't know where it came from. Still.....


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 8:02 pm 
 

Rrrrrrrrrright........



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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 9:12 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Rrrrrrrrrright........


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probably an error when he entered the bidding price. But even, 119£ for this expansion  8O

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 9:19 pm 
 

Plaag wrote:
Damn, I have to agree, some did not do any research into that before bidding.

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I guess they thought it was a rare Gamelords item not knowing it was from the boxed set.  The winning bidder is going to be pretty disappointed I imagine...

  

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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 10:41 pm 
 

Unboxed Morcar is not even worth $100. There's no way he didn't know the price. He bid several times.


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Post Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 11:41 pm 
 

lokiwookie wrote:
probably an error when he entered the bidding price. But even, 119£ for this expansion  8O


I will bet either the bid gets cancelled, or the seller doesn't get paid.  Somebody here is jerking someone elses chain.....

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