Author Topic: .\\tG: LotR coming soon  (Read 73 times)

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on: February 26, 2021, 06:36:10 AM
In the same vein as the upcoming WH40k set, and the already released Walking Dead and Godzilla themed sets


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Reply #1 on: February 26, 2021, 06:47:43 AM
Neither of which interest me at all, at all. :nope:

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Reply #2 on: February 26, 2021, 08:37:30 AM
[edit] The new product line is actually called: .\\agic: the Gathering of .\\ore .\\oney.

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Reply #3 on: February 26, 2021, 08:38:32 AM
You got that right.

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Reply #4 on: February 26, 2021, 11:48:02 AM
I'll be curious to see what sorts of video games are in the offing. 


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Reply #5 on: February 26, 2021, 04:32:45 PM
Can an Ultramarine beat a balrog?

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Reply #6 on: February 26, 2021, 05:09:17 PM
If he has an assault cannon and is accompanied by a Librarian :-)

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Reply #7 on: February 26, 2021, 07:20:01 PM
I'm pretty meh on the whole crossover theming in MTG. WotC did an exclusive limited-time release of a few The Walking Dead cards earlier this year only available directly from them. And this summer they are releasing a D&D set instead of the usual Core set. The difference is the D&D set will be in the standard format which the Universe Beyond stuff will not be included.

WotC has really been working to cut out LGS with the number and volume of things being sold only on their website and for a limited time. I'm sure it's good for their bottom line. However, I wonder how much it will help run local stores out of business. Stores are already struggling with the COVID restrictions on sponsored events and rely on the small sales margins of packaged products and the secondary market to pay the bills. LGS used to be the outlet for specialty products like this but increasingly WotC is reserving it for themselves and pushing more products through big chain stores.



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Reply #8 on: Today at 12:34:53 PM
I was pretty psyched when I heard the next set was Forgotten Realms.  The reason I was drawn to D&D when I was 10 was because I could play the races I loved from LotR in a familiar setting.  Playing Realms MtG might be the same thrill.  Maybe not.  But I am going to see what it looks and plays like before I decide.

To Bison's point, I feel for the businesses.  I always want there to be game shops and spaces for people to meet face to face and play.  Unfortunately, I no longer physically collect the cards.  So every end of that supply chain ain't making my money.

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