I agree, the two cards are non-vital to the game, only a true enthusiast would really want them. I'm actually more excited about the new box itself, it will stack nicely with all the other upgraded new boxes for the other games in the looney labs collection. I really hope they update EAC into a new box also. The way I see it, I'm going to have one deck shuffled for ubernauts and the other box for when I am in the mood to play a light game of chrononauts.
Plus if it were a company like Milton Bradly or Nintendo, I'd see them as money hungry pigs trying to suck my money out of my pocket. But, this is our neighborhood friend Andy Looney who makes us fun games! I always support my mom and pop store.
On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 5:17 AM, Rev. Andrew Holt <dimwitf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Regarding the idea of "it's hard to rationalize getting a new set":
Of course it isn't!
- I'm ordering a new set for myself, meaning I get all the cool new stuff.
- The old set is a gift to a friend, who gets a copy of the game of their own (slight wear, eh...).
- And Looney Labs gets a cash reward for putting out new Chrononauts stuff - filling the double duty of rewarding a company I like, and sending a message to focus on Chrononauts more. We have enough Fluxx varieties already!
- Rev. Andrew Holt
> > We are now taking preorders at our website for the new edition of Chrononauts, as well as
> > the brand new expansion, The Gore Years.
> > The Gore Years adds five new cards onto the end of the timeline to bring it up to 2008. It
> > also includes three Identities that use the new events.
> I'll be getting the Gore years, of course - I've already got every
> /other/ Chrononauts card. I can probably live without another dinosaur
> if I have to... but does anyone know if there's some way I can get
> 1945-D without having to buy a whole new Chrononauts deck?
> I'm psyched to hear about The Gore Years, but I'm in a similar boat as
> you: it's hard to rationalize buying a whole new set, even with a
> sturdier box, for two extra cards. Getting one some other way would
> probably require Looney Labs to release it as a promo, I guess.
> Tyler Dion
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