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Hi

I was thinking on getting this game now or wait for the reprint. Which is the best option? Will I earn anything in terms of corrected errata or improved map or something?

If I wait for the reprint will I wait several months for GMT reprint it?

Thanks in advance...
 
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If you have a chance, get it now. There is a bit of errata on this one, which is available on the GMT website. Mostly this consists of a handful of typos and in the rulebook, adding some clarifications to the rulebook, and changing the order of two symbols on one card. Definitely not enough to warrant waiting at least several months to see if it will be reprinted. It currently only lists 36 preorders for a new printing.
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AnyMouse wrote:
If you have a chance, get it now. There is a bit of errata on this one, which is available on the GMT website. Mostly this consists of a handful of typos and in the rulebook, adding some clarifications to the rulebook, and changing the order of two symbols on one card. Definitely not enough to warrant waiting at least several months to see if it will be reprinted. It currently only lists 36 preorders for a new printing.


+1

The sooner you get it the sooner you'll be living a BETTER gaming life...
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This game helped me get into the other two. Quick set up is a bonus. Go for it.
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Have you played any other COIN game?

If you haven't and don't mind the wait, I'd get the reprint. The errata in the rulebook and cards are totally minor and not worth waiting. BUT if you want to learn the game using the playbook, you'll have a much easier time if you can get a cleaned up version. There are so many inconsistencies and errors in the tutorial that I found it unnecessarily hard to learn the game using it.

If you have already played a COIN game or have someone in your gaming group who knows Cuba Libre or any of the other COIN games, then you can just as well get it now.
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You could buy it, play it 40x, and sell it for OOP prices before the reprint comes out. Unless it gets added to an automatic reprint schedule, the reprint is quite awhile off. As the easiest entry into the COIN system, it's not worth waiting on. Also, GMT will post .pdfs of the updated rules and playbooks if/when they create them.
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I say now. I picked up Cuba Libre very recently because I doubt we'll see a reprint of it this year and didn't want to wait. That and I watched A Distant Plain quickly climb into the $100 range on Ebay after it went out of print at the online retailers.

So your choice comes down to three. Andean Abyss is in print and Fire in the Lake is coming next month. Cuba Libre is the one that you will have difficulty getting in 3-6 months so for me that's the logical one to get now.
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I'm waiting for the reprint. I'm not in a hurry and would prefer to have a game with less errata.
 
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nickbolton wrote:
I'm waiting for the reprint. I'm not in a hurry and would prefer to have a game with less errata.


I agree with Nick.
I will wait for the reprint. Played A Distant Plain yesterday and it was very good.
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