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Nathan Fluhman
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The tiles I received don't have the same linen finish as the other tiles (I have the Big Box version). Was there a reason for this? Or did I get a bad set?

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Jody O
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this is my one worry with this expansion.

we find it easier to pile the tiles to the side of the central board, and if the backs appear different..
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John H
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Yes there is a difference between the linen backed and this expansion, but it is very slight and if you do a quick grab from the bag, you will not be able to tell the difference.

For those that set the tiles to the side, the backs are the same color, hue and pattern as the original (big box version), so no worries there.

Hope this helps others shop with confidence.

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Steve Duff
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Ramathael wrote:
The tiles I received don't have the same linen finish as the other tiles (I have the Big Box version).


Yeah, it's not the same as my international set either (no english on the tiles). Very disappointing.
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asj
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They have a glossy finish. Not only do they feel different, but they really shine in the right light. I tried to post a picture showing it, but the admins keep rejecting the picture due to the glare off the glossy tile. lol

Not really sure how else to show the glossy finish really. But here's a small version from my flickr account:



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Hugh G. Rection
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Just upload the pic to your personal gallery here; no GeekMod necessary.
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jood shine
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have been playing with them and found the shininess no problem at all using the bag to pull out the tiles. i think they are really nice
 
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Ah great, thanks, here you go:



The thing is, for a promo/$5 expansion, it's not bad. It doesn't add a much to the game either thought. :|
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Scrumpy Jack
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this is a bit of a downer. can you feel the difference in the bag?
 
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Gordon Stewart
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We used to grab tiles from a face-down pile;
may need to go back to the bag.
(or maybe use the box lid)
 
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