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From: Jon Palmer <jmp225@***.EDU>
Subject: Re: Stupid stores
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 08:03:59 -0400
>>>Also, I looking for other people to play SRTCG with. I live in Durham, NC
>>>and the three stores that sell CCG's are Magic happy and don't want anything
>>>to do with SR.<<
>You know, this makes my blood boil. Why aren't more stores intelligent
>enough to carry the good CCGs and encourage play in the store? If you
>show people a cool game, they'll buy it/play it. That's my philosophy
>anyway. Some stores are so intent on selling Magic that they ignore all
>else and cheat themselves out of customers (and their customers out of
>new games).

Unfortunately, players are usually JUST as idiotic. Only because people in
our area knew our group thru Magic have we been able to spread other games.
I tried showing the 40 or so Magic players up here L5R & Shadowrun... not
ONE of them gave me an answer other than "I don't have money for another
game" or "I don't have time for another game." By the end, I just felt
like screaming "You f---ing losers, you're playing MAGIC!!!! If you only
have money for one game try a game with some consistent judging and
honorable players and a rules system that makes f---ing sense some
time!!!!" But I didn't. :-) Maybe I should have.

Jon Palmer


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