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Re: B5 Wars Distribution Problems

From: Tony Wilkinson <twilko@o...>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 11:32:29 +1000
Subject: Re: B5 Wars Distribution Problems

All this stuff about AoG having distribution problems is fine but what
it all mean for us poor bastards in Oz where we got some of the early
figures as well as a few copies of the game. I hate to say it but to me
this all sugests that AoG won't be in business too long.

ps. Notice how the videos of second season where released here at the
time as 5th season starts in the states.

At 02:27 AM 10/22/97 GMT, you wrote:
>On Tue, 21 Oct 97 10:01:31 -0600, "Dean Gundberg"
><> wrote:
>>And the damage to our reputation to the 
>> Canadian and other distributors was somewhat mitigated by the fact
>> all of them were in the same boat, and didn't have to worry about one
>> two of them getting product while the others didn't.
>Well, I find the decision understandable, and mostly agree with it.
>However, this doesn't explain how one Toronto store managed to get two
>copies of the game if none of the Canadian distributors were supposed
>to get the games. Either that, or some Canadian stores use US
>distributors, thus messing up AOG's well thought out plans.
>I wonder if the problem has killed any demand for B5W in Canada. I
>suppose it might have if the B5 RPG's Earthforce sourcebook had been
>released at something approaching on time. But since there's no sign
>of THAT any time soon, we're stuck.
>Allan Goodall	-
>"The secret rules of engagement are hard to endorse,
> when the appearance of conflict meets the appearance of force"
>			- The Tragically Hip

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