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Post Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:26 pm 
 

Has anyone seen the Traveller Set on ebay 810.00 dollars is that crazy or am I missing something?? The Auction number is  
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Post Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:32 pm 
 

Its discussed a bit in the Silliest Price thread here:

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2008 1:58 am 
 

Quick question to anyone in the know.

I need a Traveller online resourse as  I really cannot  be bothered to scour dozens of sites so just a couple of recomendations would be a great help.

What I specifically need is a history of the traveller Imperium campaign  through out the various incarnations of the game, with details of the various empires and changes. (I realise that the official history is a bit fragmented)

(Or anyone want to offer a quick primer, including complete timeline, with alternate paths and histories 8O )

(Oh and any stuff about alternatives - Judge Guild etc would be nice as well!)Cheers in advance

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 5:59 pm 
 

every one is confused but it is a confirmed bid from a long time user on ebay,i just wanna see how many of you throw your traveller books on ebay now.dont be haters

  


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 6:18 pm 
 

It's a Case of Ebay Strikes again. It will be funny for all those who said they had one in the other forum to see them pop up. I did notice in the auction it looks like there are some extras which might be rare some of the other collectors here will know for sure. Just goes to show that you never know what will happen on ebay. Good luck to you Selln. Hope it doubles and any of you long time collectors dealers have any idea what is in the set that is causing such a run?? Always good to know in case we see more of these sets around.

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:11 pm 
 

gyg wrote:Quick question to anyone in the know.

I need a Traveller online resourse as  I really cannot  be bothered to scour dozens of sites so just a couple of recomendations would be a great help.

What I specifically need is a history of the traveller Imperium campaign  through out the various incarnations of the game, with details of the various empires and changes. (I realise that the official history is a bit fragmented)

(Or anyone want to offer a quick primer, including complete timeline, with alternate paths and histories 8O )

(Oh and any stuff about alternatives - Judge Guild etc would be nice as well!)Cheers in advance

Carl


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:32 pm 
 

anttoys wrote:It's a Case of Ebay Strikes again. It will be funny for all those who said they had one in the other forum to see them pop up. I did notice in the auction it looks like there are some extras which might be rare some of the other collectors here will know for sure.


Well considering that I own everything shown in the auction and only paid more than ten dollars for one item (Atlas of the Imperium) I think it is safe to say that there is some serious goofiness going on in that auction.  For one, none of the Traveller heavy-hitters that usually rear their heads are bidding on this auction.  I have participated in or watched a lot of serious Traveller auctions over the past few years and nothing like this has even come close.

This buyer looks to be a music collector, not an RPG collector.  I don't have a clue what would have pushed the buyer to bid $100 much less $1000.  Factor in a zero feedback bidder and a bidder with 8 feedback and you have yourself one screwed up end to this auction.

If sellnnbuyn gets paid the $1000, which I seriously doubt, I would fully expect for him to at least ship the buyer a full-size bottle of KY just as a courtesy.

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:13 pm 
 

selnnbuyn wrote:every one is confused but it is a confirmed bid from a long time user on ebay,i just wanna see how many of you throw your traveller books on ebay now.dont be haters

Starter Traveller: $10 at most, less if not complete.
Alien Modules 1-5: $10 each, depending on condition.
Atlas of the Imperium: @$45, depending on condition.

The map and game pieces are not Traveller material.

I'll be generous and say that $80 would be a bit high, but not overly so.  $1000 is ridiculous, and the long-time ebayer you mention is an idiot who didn't do his homework and now is paying through the nose, if he pays at all.



  

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:02 pm 
 

anttoys wrote:It's a Case of Ebay Strikes again. It will be funny for all those who said they had one in the other forum to see them pop up. I did notice in the auction it looks like there are some extras which might be rare some of the other collectors here will know for sure. Just goes to show that you never know what will happen on ebay. Good luck to you Selln. Hope it doubles and any of you long time collectors dealers have any idea what is in the set that is causing such a run?? Always good to know in case we see more of these sets around.
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He'll never get paid, even if the auction is legit, which I doubt.  Even if the seller comes here and tells us he's been paid I won't believe it..it's that much of a joke.  Good luck to anyone else putting one up...you'll get the standard $80-90 bucks and not much more.



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Post Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2008 2:57 am 
 

selnnbuyn wrote:dont be haters

It's really not us that you have to worry about, bro — we're not the ones that charged your credit card for a $1,000 final-value fee the instant that that ... whatever it is ... ended.

If this is some sort of joke or scam, it's an expensive one. eBay always makes sure its cut comes off the top.

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:01 pm 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:

I have found this site to be quite useful:  http://www.downport.com/
You should find links to just about everything you might be looking for.




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seller has quite a few semi-interesting Traveller items for sale - i highlight this one only for sentimental reasons - one of my most memorable ever gaming experience took place in the school chemistry lab using these maps - ah happy days!!


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2008 12:23 am 
 

The Traveller Downport is THE one place you need to go to for Traveller material.  The thing is, you need to have a little patience digesting it all, since there is material for four different editions of the game, with a fifth in the works, and the rarely mentioned (THANKFULLY) d20 abomination.  The good news is that most of the material available is system agnostic and can be plugged in regardless of edition.  But, you also have to decide just what kind of Traveller junkie you are, and there are a few kinds.

Have fun.  The Downport has been a valuable resource to me for years.



  

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2008 1:01 am 
 

Traveller wrote:The Traveller Downport is THE one place you need to go to for Traveller material.  The thing is, you need to have a little patience digesting it all, since there is material for four different editions of the game, with a fifth in the works, and the rarely mentioned (THANKFULLY) d20 abomination.  The good news is that most of the material available is system agnostic and can be plugged in regardless of edition.  But, you also have to decide just what kind of Traveller junkie you are, and there are a few kinds.

Have fun.  The Downport has been a valuable resource to me for years.


I've started ploughing through a few bits there - good stuff, but yet another time-sink! So much for the big clearout this year :roll:


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:34 pm 
 

That's barely the tip of the iceberg though.  There is so much Traveller material out there that is NOT part of the Downport.  But, you can send me all your Traveller stuff gratis, and that would certainly solve the problem. :lol:



  

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2008 11:19 pm 
 

Traveller wrote:That's barely the tip of the iceberg though.  There is so much Traveller material out there that is NOT part of the Downport.  But, you can send me all your Traveller stuff gratis, and that would certainly solve the problem. :lol:


a cunning plan :D


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