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Re: [Fluxx] Zombie's double-wide box?

  • From"Benjamin Kleber" <benjamin.kleber@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateWed, 10 Oct 2007 09:58:34 -0400
Well I can't disagree, there is the "Ooh, Bigger!" reaction, and the
cover art is just more fun at the larger size.

Ok.. I'll putz with the wiki and see if I can write it up. Smaller
pix, as Kristin suggested, have replaced the larger ones and are up at
Alas, I wasn't smart enough to take process photos while making the
alterations, so the only pictures I have are of the finished box.


On 10/10/07, Carol Townsend <carol.townsend@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I solved it by making my own center divider - a little bit longer than the
> box, and 3 folds later it's done.  But yes, I feel your pain about the two
> half decks in the differently sized box.  I'll put the dimensions and such
> up on the wiki when I get a chance.
> However, with this bigger box (and the corresponding bigger display) I'm
> sure this makes a buch of retailers happy - those who've been asking for the
> box to have a larger footprint for a while now.  A small footprint on the
> shelves make the game seem "small and cheap" and therefore not worth
> someone's time or money.  Bigger footprint means "substantial and
> 'hey-this-must-be-a-good-game!' feelings" and therefore get purchased.
> Silly, I know, but still there.
> Carol
> On 10/10/07, Benjamin Kleber <benjamin.kleber@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > I don't know if it's just because I have fat fingers, but with the
> > absence of a center divider I've had a little bit of trouble
> > convincing the two halves of the deck to go back in to the box
> > side-by-side the way they came out of it.
> >
> > Whine? No. Fix!
> >
> > One careful incision with the box cutter, and the entire box unfolds
> > nicely. A few more folds and cuts to get rid of what shouldn't be
> > there and a little bit of gluing to add a bit to the flaps, and....
> > voila! A box closer in dimension to NanoFictionary than the original
> > Fluxx, but *much* easier to put away. And the resulting boxx also has
> > a pleasingly patchwork look that seems fitting for zombies.
> >
> > Has anyone else had the urge to do this, or is it just me who is
> > mutilating the Zombie boxx? See the end result up at
> > http://www.claybirdjewelry.com/fluxx/
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