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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1440 on: 12 July 2017, 18:39:08 »
Is it possible that the Second Succession War books at Origins were just a limited run to have them for that con, and that TPTB are waiting for the full print run to come out before releasng the PDF for general sale? If so, maybe GenCon is when we'll be able to buy it? Just curious/hoping. :)

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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1441 on: 12 July 2017, 19:20:34 »
Is it possible that the Second Succession War books at Origins were just a limited run to have them for that con, and that TPTB are waiting for the full print run to come out before releasng the PDF for general sale? If so, maybe GenCon is when we'll be able to buy it? Just curious/hoping. :)
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1442 on: 12 July 2017, 20:07:49 »
Is ilClan still coming out this year?  I saw a post a couple pages back which seemed to shed some doubt. 



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« Reply #1443 on: 12 July 2017, 20:15:04 »
  I think it is earlier in this thread but from what I remember the IlClan has been postponed due to the shift in direction with the changing of the guard.  My impression is that they are saying that maybe we will get it this year but it is unlikely.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1444 on: 12 July 2017, 20:49:46 »
  I think it is earlier in this thread but from what I remember the IlClan has been postponed due to the shift in direction with the changing of the guard.  My impression is that they are saying that maybe we will get it this year but it is unlikely.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1445 on: 12 July 2017, 20:58:11 »
I should be grateful there IS a Second Succession Wars book at all.

Is there though? It could all be an elaborate conspiracy between TPTB and people who went to origins just to gaslight us all for their amusement  ;) all we can REALLY, verifiably, say exists is some cover art.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1446 on: 12 July 2017, 21:25:16 »
If I remember stuff came out less then a month prior to a big con like Gencon. I'm sure with the problems with the website and CGL has delayed that a bit.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1447 on: 13 July 2017, 09:05:48 »
Is it possible that the Second Succession War books at Origins were just a limited run to have them for that con, and that TPTB are waiting for the full print run to come out before releasng the PDF for general sale? If so, maybe GenCon is when we'll be able to buy it? Just curious/hoping. :)

There's no way it's a limited run. There might have been a small amount shipped air to make it to Origins but no separate print runs.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1448 on: 14 July 2017, 01:25:24 »
So I just discovered that this thread had also talked about the WWE announcement. I just want to mention that if anyone has any questions they want to ask about it, if you post them in this thread I'll be more than happy to answer them there and with as much detail as I can provide.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1449 on: 15 July 2017, 10:20:57 »
One for @Adrian Gideon

Speaking of Second Succession war, any word since the Interdiction on a PDF release date/window/timeline?

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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1450 on: 15 July 2017, 15:27:50 »
Speaking of Second Succession war, any word since the Interdiction on a PDF release date/window/timeline?
I have an answer to the question of when, one which I think we'll all be pleased by, and I want to post it. But if I do...

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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1451 on: 15 July 2017, 15:55:28 »
Good enough for me ;D
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1452 on: 17 July 2017, 13:33:53 »
Any news on the Turning Points that were discussed a while ago? Or are those subject to the same PDF-for-sale issues as 2SW?  :)

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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1453 on: 17 July 2017, 13:43:50 »
there has been a steady stream of official 2SW tweets so... Soon™?

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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1454 on: 17 July 2017, 14:28:12 »
2SW Facebook posts, too.

Hopefully that's a good sign.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1455 on: 17 July 2017, 14:30:27 »
2SW Facebook posts, too.

Hopefully that's a good sign.

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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1456 on: 17 July 2017, 14:42:47 »
2SW Facebook posts, too.

Hopefully that's a good sign.

Noticed that also. I hope that is a teaser for what comes soon....in PDF at least.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1457 on: 17 July 2017, 15:45:52 »
Hope is the last thing you lose...

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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1458 on: 17 July 2017, 15:59:41 »
Twitter/Facebook posts are being repeated on this site's front page.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1459 on: 17 July 2017, 16:23:02 »
Your car keys, of course, are first.

I thought the first was my already tenuous grip on reality.

As for the 2SW, and Battletech products in general, how many people are planning on purchasing a physical copy of the book?

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« Reply #1460 on: 17 July 2017, 17:05:23 »
I thought the first was my already tenuous grip on reality.

 That one comes after your lens (wich are in your forehead, but you did not notice).  ;D
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1461 on: 17 July 2017, 17:18:18 »
I thought the first was my already tenuous grip on reality.

As for the 2SW, and Battletech products in general, how many people are planning on purchasing a physical copy of the book?

Me. I always buy physical books. Look better on the bookshelf and I don't worry about battery life!

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« Reply #1462 on: 17 July 2017, 18:30:00 »
For "narrative" books, physical. Bought FSW as PDF at first, read 20-some pages and decided reading from display wasn't fun. So i bought a physical book once it was available.

TROs and Combat Manuals and rulebooks and other such where i read just entry here or there work just fine as PDFs.


Unfortunately this will suck for IlClan. Even if the PDF and physical book were released at the same time in the US, it will take time for physical books to appear here in Finland... meaning i need to go to blackout to avoid spoilers and stuff.

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« Reply #1463 on: 17 July 2017, 19:11:00 »
Definitely physical. I won't bother with PDF unless, through some miracle, CGL offers me work again.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1464 on: 17 July 2017, 19:26:57 »
  I have to be honest, pretty much everything I read is digital these days.  Aside from being cheaper the convenience of having my library just a couple clicks away anywhere I go has brought to the digital side.  That and the memories of carting backbreaking mountains of books to and from the library during my graduate school days :(
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1465 on: 17 July 2017, 19:27:28 »
As for the 2SW, and Battletech products in general, how many people are planning on purchasing a physical copy of the book?

Exclusively PDF. I like being able to carry entire libraries worth of books in a device that weighs less than one book. Given how disorganized many of the Modern Battletech books are, I would not be interested in buying most of them without the ability to ctrl+f for things I'm actually researching.
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1466 on: 17 July 2017, 20:23:28 »
Aside from being cheaper the convenience of having my library just a couple clicks away anywhere I go has brought to the digital side. 

I like being able to carry entire libraries worth of books in a device that weighs less than one book.

Agree with these.

For "narrative" books, physical. Bought FSW as PDF at first, read 20-some pages and decided reading from display wasn't fun. So i bought a physical book once it was available.

TROs and Combat Manuals and rulebooks and other such where i read just entry here or there work just fine as PDFs.

Intrigued by this since I tend to go the opposite direction.  I prefer digital for the narrative books, but physical for rulebooks and TROS.  I feel a little better toting around a physical book for gametime than an expensive device. 

There was no hidden objective to the question, by the way,  I was just curious about how people prefer to consume their gaming materials. 
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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1467 on: 17 July 2017, 20:27:38 »
I always buy both on books that I want. PDF and DTF. I used to buy both at the same time but problems with the shipping on the book. I just get the PDF and hopefully a FLGS will get a copy or order thru a 3rd party.
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« Reply #1468 on: 17 July 2017, 20:41:10 »
Intrigued by this since I tend to go the opposite direction.  I prefer digital for the narrative books, but physical for rulebooks and TROS.  I feel a little better toting around a physical book for gametime than an expensive device.  .
I don't like reading from screen really, not if i do it for longer than 5-10 minutes at a time. I'll make exceptions for "really hard to find unless as ebook" but not happily (and admittedly it is handy while traveling).

The only book i need on table is the rulebook(s), and phone or tablet-PC takes less space. Plus checking errata is faster that way without needing to print everything.

I will make an exception for BattleMech Manual though. Since it will include errata'd rules and more or less everything i need in one package, it will be practical as a physical rulebook.
I just hope it won't be needing errata really...

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Re: New and Upcoming Releases: The Ninth Circle
« Reply #1469 on: 17 July 2017, 21:00:25 »
I don't like reading from screen really, not if i do it for longer than 5-10 minutes at a time. I'll make exceptions for "really hard to find unless as ebook" but not happily (and admittedly it is handy while traveling).

Cool, I definitely understand that complaint.  I used to be the same way, in fact.  Don't know what happened to change it.  I guess I just got used to reading from a Kindle. 
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