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RE: B5 Wars problems

From: Tim Jones <Tim.Jones@S...>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 07:57:19 +0100
Subject: RE: B5 Wars problems

On Wednesday, October 15, 1997 1:38 AM, 
[] wrote:
Status: RO

> I have to say I'm somewhat unimpressed by the attitude of Agets of
> Gaming towards all of us on this side of the world.  I noticed on
> their web page they state that even were they to have a licence to
> distribute B5Wars in Europe that wouldn't until they satisfy
> US/Canadian demand first.  Perhaps I'm being a bit touchy about this
> but I have to wonder if our money isn't as good as those on the other
> side of the Atlantic.  Although the fact that the game seems to be
> shaping up as another SFB (lots of expensive modules),  is quite
> unappealing in any case.
> Anyway thats my rant for tonight...

I agree its a bit rich - the European games market is non-trivial - I
even think its greater than Canada just on population density. Given as
looks like were moving to a single currency in 1999 things will really
up then. Some companies just don't have a global perspective. If you
that to what GZG do for their size it makes some of the others look a

I agree with your last point - having been a "customer" of some of the 
byzantine rule books the size of telephone directories and modules from
for the last 11 odd years I think I only want it for the counters and 
miniatures anyway. If youuse FT and one of the very good B5 conversions
being my fave) - who needs it.

Any news on the European debut of the Earth Source Book for the RPG with
official FT B5 rules in JT?

tim jones
The stars are matter, We're matter, But it doesn't matter.

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