Re: [Epic] Rebel against the new stands ? Not me.

From: <oki_at_...>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 1997 15:12:59 +0800

At 01:25 PM 1/9/97 +1000, you wrote:

>Hey look I don't so much as balk at the cost of the game, just the friggin'
>price hikes!!!!!
>Let me give you an example:
>Just after the newer version of Warhammer Fantasy was released I went to a
>local Gaming store to look at it and some other stuff. Before this new
>release the Warhammer box cost Aus$100. I looked at the new box and my
>heart almost stopped. Aus$140!!!!!! A 40% price hike! My heart returned
>to a normal pace and I put the box down gently, frightened I may break it
>and thus have to pay for it. I saundered on over to the Warhammer 40K area
>to see if I could afford to boost up my Imperial Guard army. Whilst I was
>there I glanced at the Warhammer 40K Boxed Set (which the previous week was
>also was Aus$100) and happened to notice the price: again it was
>Aus$140!!!! I looked at the contents of the box to see if this was a new
>version I didn't know about or there was something new in it, but there was
>no difference between this and the Box I had seen the week earlier! I asked
>the store owner about this and his reply was that the GW Mail Order in
>Sydney had increased the prices of all the Boxed sets to meet the new
>Fantasy set! I was just appauled! Nothing new, but they increase the price
>by 40% anyway!
>These price hikes are just getting beyond control!
Maybe we should just save up our money and buy GW stock. Then during the
Annual General Meeting when all the directors are around, we give them a
piece of our mind ;P


"When you can beat them, either join/buy them !!!"
Received on Thu Jan 09 1997 - 07:12:59 UTC

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