V2 Printed proof approved!

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V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by IainMcNeil » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:46 am

Hi guys,

the printed proofs of V2 just arrived and look really good. We compared blind and we actually found people preferred the new version to the old version so that's a good sign!

It just seems a sharper with more contrast so you can see the details of photos and paintings slightly better. The binding looks good. Tried bending it backwards more than you would normally and flattening it with some force on a number of different pages and really giving it a bit of punishment and it held up well. It's impossible to say how it will last in a continuous stress test after years of play but initial impressions were good. We wont be including this battered book in the copies we send out :)

So now we have to go in to full production so purchase orders are going in and we'll join the queue and have it ready ASAP.

Just thought you would like to know!

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by Torquemada » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:26 am

so when can we order a copy?

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by ShrubMiK » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:33 am

Aha! Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by spike » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:07 pm

IainMcNeil wrote:Hi guys,

the printed proofs of V2 just arrived and look really good. We compared blind and we actually found people preferred the new version to the old version so that's a good sign!

It just seems a sharper with more contrast so you can see the details of photos and paintings slightly better. The binding looks good. Tried bending it backwards more than you would normally and flattening it with some force on a number of different pages and really giving it a bit of punishment and it held up well. It's impossible to say how it will last in a continuous stress test after years of play but initial impressions were good. We wont be including this battered book in the copies we send out :)

So now we have to go in to full production so purchase orders are going in and we'll join the queue and have it ready ASAP.

Just thought you would like to know!
We now need to beable to order a copy, so you can see how many need to be printed, in what I hope is "the pre christmas print run"
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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by grahambriggs » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:54 pm

Suggest you do a Barolo test. Or just leave it around slither central and one will happen naturally...

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by IainMcNeil » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:35 pm

We're trying to set it up ASAP. Its not as simple as it sounds but we'll get there very soon! :)

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by Maniakes » Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:03 pm

grahambriggs wrote:Suggest you do a Barolo test. Or just leave it around slither central and one will happen naturally...
I thought that was a form of Reader Comprehension Test (titrate against volume of Barolo) rather than a test on the book itself

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by Vespasian28 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:10 pm

We wont be including this battered book in the copies we send out

Is it available at a discount? :D

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by timmy1 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:20 pm

Vesp

As the first half of that sentance is not yet a Yes, the second part is rather hopeful...

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by philqw78 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:00 pm

He's talking about the book thats like your armies Tim. Battered!
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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by jdm » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:26 pm

I am so excited !!! so sharing the news. It Really is true , I held two copies of version 2 book in my hands today, we are really pleased with the quality of the Print on demand, but you can soon judge for yourself. Final instruction to go into manufacture given today, they estimate 10 days to send over the first batch and we will be opening up for pre orders as soon as we can find a sec to put it on the site. So you have an opportunity to get your hands on the first batch. 'I really liked the feature that notes the chapter reference so you can cross reference against anyone using the digital or iPad version.

If I'm truthful I have to say I am really pleased this is finally done, it has not been without problems

JDM

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by thefrenchjester » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:21 pm

jdm wrote:I am so excited !!! so sharing the news. It Really is true , I held two copies of version 2 book in my hands today, we are really pleased with the quality of the Print on demand, but you can soon judge for yourself. Final instruction to go into manufacture given today, they estimate 10 days to send over the first batch and we will be opening up for pre orders as soon as we can find a sec to put it on the site. So you have an opportunity to get your hands on the first batch. 'I really liked the feature that notes the chapter reference so you can cross reference against anyone using the digital or iPad version.

If I'm truthful I have to say I am really pleased this is finally done, it has not been without problems

JDM
Hi JD,

ready to order the FOG V2.0!
just in case, if you do nothing of the 2 books you already have in stock, I put an option on them;

Cheers

Gilles " the book collector ;-) "

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by gregernest » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:33 pm

My money is ready!

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by bahdahbum » Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:23 pm

OK so when can we preorder ......soon but what is soon !

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by babyshark » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:10 pm

Don't just tease us, JD! I am a sale waiting to happen.

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by Jilu » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:44 pm

ok will we have it for this month?
or is soon in a near indefinite future that only the good Doctor knows about?
sigh timelords....

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by IainMcNeil » Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:42 pm

Ok it is finally up!

You can find it in the Coming Soon section :
http://www.slitherine.com/coming_soon

Or go straight to the page:
http://www.slitherine.com/games/FoG-2.0-POD

You can pre-order now and we expect to ship around the 21st December. The price is $39.99 which converts to £26.99 or 32.99 Euros. It is a full colour hardback book.

We are in the queue for printing right now and the expected dispatch date to us is the 18th December. We expect it to take a couple of days to arrive and integrate to the warehouse and to be shipping around the 21st December. Time is very tight so we can't be sure these will get out before Christmas but if not it will almost certainly be during the holidays.

This initial print run is pretty small - only 300 copies. I suggest you pre-order ASAP as it will be first come first served. The next print run will not be until the new year.

Please bear in mind if you choose to pay extra overnight delivery, this will only be from when the books arrive with us - you will still have to wait.

Spread the word and get your orders in!

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by ShrubMiK » Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:48 pm

Good stuff :)

No doubt I'll be paying a visti when I get home this evening...

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by babyshark » Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:11 pm

Now that is delightful news. I will just bop over there and order myself a copy.

Marc

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Re: V2 Printed proof approved!

Post by PyrrhicVictory » Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:16 pm

Ordered.

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