Looney Labs Fluxx Mailing list Archive

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

  • FromDoug Orleans <dougorleans@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateThu, 11 Oct 2007 15:41:39 -0400
Tucker writes:
 > > I personally hate these types of boxes, but completely understand it's
 > > done.
 > Some companies have started using, um, normal boxes (the kind with a lid,
 > as opposed to tuckboxes). Z-Man immediately comes to mind; I think a lot
 > of the newer / reprinted Rio Grande card games do as well. Same shelf
 > footprint, and a more user-friendly box. Probably more expensive as well,
 > though, so I can't really fault the continued use of tuckboxes. No matter
 > how irritated their flimsiness makes me.

The German game company Amigo Spiele has been using these boxes for
their card games for a while now.  I like them a lot when the lids are
tight enough, but loose lids can come off easily in transit resulting
in a game bag full of loose cards.