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Troll Lord wrote:
Hey all,

As some of you may be aware, but for those who are not. Distributors close down their shipping facilities, stop taking orders a week out from Christmas. This impacts our shipping/announcing schedule and always pushes it a week further out (I'm pretty sure that doesn't make any sense)...BUT

In order to get product in stores before Christmas we had to have it mail bound by the 10th. For the Umbrage Saga we failed that test. I wanted that to be the last product of the year, but it will be the first product of 2010. It will probably ship next week or thereabouts but not be available for purchase in stores until week 1 or 2 of January.

Steve

Bummer, I ordered it thru my flgs several weeks ago. Ah well, at least I know it's coming! And my players have DB6 goodness to go through for now anyway.
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Troll Lord wrote:
Hey all,

As some of you may be aware, but for those who are not. Distributors close down their shipping facilities, stop taking orders a week out from Christmas. This impacts our shipping/announcing schedule and always pushes it a week further out (I'm pretty sure that doesn't make any sense)...BUT

In order to get product in stores before Christmas we had to have it mail bound by the 10th. For the Umbrage Saga we failed that test. I wanted that to be the last product of the year, but it will be the first product of 2010. It will probably ship next week or thereabouts but not be available for purchase in stores until week 1 or 2 of January.

Steve

This still on track for next week or week after at my FLGS?? I wanted to support the flgs and keep them ordering from TLG so I haven't ordered direct. But I'm tired of waiting for it.
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I am going to attempt to do a video product announcement on the Umbrage Saga tomorrow. Attempt being the operative word. But it will be shipping to Retailers next week for announcement on January 14.

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Troll Lord wrote:
I am going to attempt to do a video product announcement on the Umbrage Saga tomorrow. Attempt being the operative word. But it will be shipping to Retailers next week for announcement on January 14.

Thanks,

Steve

Thanks Steve. I'm ready to bust out my piggy bank now! In fact, I will be purchasing it with my spare change saved over the last 6 months. Figured the flgs could handle the change better than TLG could!
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Troll Lord wrote:
I am going to attempt to do a video product announcement on the Umbrage Saga tomorrow. Attempt being the operative word. But it will be shipping to Retailers next week for announcement on January 14.

Thanks,

Steve

On the subject of videos, you guys should ask Kurt Wiegel aka Game Geeks to do a review of C&C. It's conspicuous by its abscence.

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Troll Lord wrote:
I am going to attempt to do a video product announcement on the Umbrage Saga tomorrow. Attempt being the operative word. But it will be shipping to Retailers next week for announcement on January 14.

Thanks,

Steve

Nice. Very cool idea . . me likes!
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Good catch Stainless. I don't think Game Geeks has done a review of C&C.

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Hey folks,

I uploaded the first video log on the TLG facebook page. You can access it here: facebook to see it. This video talks about the Umbrage Saga box set.

I will send this over to Brian and it will go up on the webpage in the next few days, on the 4th estate page.

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Say it with me... Ooom Bridge. Heh. No that you're saying it wrong, it just cracks me up. Don't know why.

Oh, and the textured graphic idea is much better than the purple dope.
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Steve, has this begun shipping again with the new cover and all? I need to get mine ordered.
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The new version is out. For those of you who ordered the first run we'll get you replacement copies in the mail in the next few weeks. We also did some text edits, cleaned up some of the interior and added an extra book of maps.

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Great. I'm looking forward to this hitting the UK shops.
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That is TOO SWEET! Defintely a most awseome of Boxed Sets. Can't wait to get a copy!

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Troll Lord wrote:
For those of you who ordered the first run we'll get you replacement copies in the mail in the next few weeks.

For really real?

If so, I can only say...wow...

Way cool, but aint that gonna hurt ya?

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Troll Lord wrote:
The new version is out. For those of you who ordered the first run we'll get you replacement copies in the mail in the next few weeks. We also did some text edits, cleaned up some of the interior and added an extra book of maps.

Steve

Yay on the extra book of maps!!!
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Extra maps?! Dang it. I need to order mine for sure. I checked some online discount rpg stores, and they still say Preorder. Patience I suppose.
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Ordered!
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Ordered!

Got mine. Very nice!!!!!
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thanks for the post

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gideon_thorne wrote:
I expect that, one of these days, there might be a 6-12 box or something?

But thats a ways down the road in the speculative future.
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I just obtained a used Umbrage Saga Box Set through an E-Bay listing along with the newest Prints of the PHB and Monsters & Treasure book.

And what a Sweet deal that was.
Well, I got the box set and a couple of corners had torn out... that sucked, but even without the box at all that price was still too sweet to complain much.

There is no map booklet either, though the box bottom states there should be.

The PHB and M&T books are in mint condition.

Anyway an observation about the Wicked Cauldron book in the Box Set?

Why is the same B&W map (Malforten to Botinburg: The A Series Map #1) printed on page 6; and printed again at page 23?

Was that duplication intentional?

If so, why?

Are the maps at the twp pages inside the book different in some way?

Am I missing something?

Have not had a chance to go through it all in detail yet, but it looks like a good product to me.

I am still going to purchase the Box Set from TLG as there was no Map Booklet in the Box Set I got and it was damaged anyway.

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Aneoth of Ironwood wrote:
I just obtained a used Umbrage Saga Box Set through an E-Bay listing along with the newest Prints of the PHB and Monsters & Treasure book.

And what a Sweet deal that was.
Well, I got the box set and a couple of corners had torn out... that sucked, but even without the box at all that price was still too sweet to complain much.

There is no map booklet either, though the box bottom states there should be.

The PHB and M&T books are in mint condition.

Anyway an observation about the Wicked Cauldron book in the Box Set?

Why is the same B&W map (Malforten to Botinburg: The A Series Map #1) printed on page 6; and printed again at page 23?

Was that duplication intentional?

If so, why?

Are the maps at the twp pages inside the book different in some way?

Am I missing something?

Have not had a chance to go through it all in detail yet, but it looks like a good product to me.

I am still going to purchase the Box Set from TLG as there was no Map Booklet in the Box Set I got and it was damaged anyway.

Hey man,

The map duplication was intentional. I wanted a map up front to give the CK a quick reference for the are for his use. Then we put it again on 23 as its a little more relevant to those encounter areas. I'm of the opinion that you can't have enough copies of maps that players can use. This way the loose one can circulate around the table (as the box set comes with one loose map) and the CK still has his references.

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Got it and I agree with the reasoning stated.

The color map for players reference was indeed a good insert.
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The new version is out. For those of you who ordered the first run we'll get you replacement copies in the mail in the next few weeks. We also did some text edits, cleaned up some of the interior and added an extra book of maps.

Steve

First that sounds good to me and eventually I will buy a copy of that newer set, though it will have to wait a while.
As for the Map book, does it have additional maps other than those already in the book and/or the two loose maps already included in the first release of the box set?

Is there another method of obtaining the Map Booklet?

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Aneoth of Ironwood wrote:
As for the Map book, does it have additional maps other than those already in the book and/or the two loose maps already included in the first release of the box set?

Is there another method of obtaining the Map Booklet?

Yeah, Im curious as to what the map booklet entails as well and if there are plans to do a PDF or something of the map booklet for those of us who bought the first print of this set.

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*crickets*

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I just got Umbrage last week and, must say, that the map booklet is pretty sweet. I haven't gone through with the fine-toothed comb yet, but I'm guessing that it's all the maps that go along with the modules.

What is it about a boxed set to awaken the little kid gamer in me? Don't get me wrong, core books are cool and all, but boxed sets were always pure magic (at least the ones I bought). Loving it so far.

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Yeah, Im curious as to what the map booklet entails as well and if there are plans to do a PDF or something of the map booklet for those of us who bought the first print of this set.

Dirn it!! Did you not get yours either? Apparently we missed more than we thought. When we file these, we file by month of pre-order not the month it shipped so these things are &#(@(*)#@ everywhere. haha

I'll get back into the files this weekend.

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Re: Available Now {02-04-10} TLG 8033 Umbrage Saga A0--A5

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This isn't out of print is it? Most of the places that I have tried to purchase this from have it on back order if they have it at all.

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It shouldn't be. Just order direct from the Trolls, even though I'm all for supporting the FLGS. Yet, sometimes they just have trouble getting stuff.

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S.Baldrick wrote:This isn't out of print is it? Most of the places that I have tried to purchase this from have it on back order if they have it at all.
Distributors drop titles after about 90 days so you may have to really work to get it from your FLGS. We can ship to them direct of course, just put us in contact.

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