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I keep reading Castles of Calandale...

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no it's not just you
 
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Yeah, I wish game companies would proofread their stuff better. How did they not spot the missing 'n' on the box cover?
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myrmex wrote:
Yeah, I wish game companies would proofread their stuff better. How did they not spot the missing 'n' on the box cover?

It's not a typo; he made this under a pseudonym!
 
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russ wrote:
myrmex wrote:
Yeah, I wish game companies would proofread their stuff better. How did they not spot the missing 'n' on the box cover?

It's not a typo; he made this under a pseudonym!


But close enough so we would know it's him. A discret narcissist, then.
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I love the pipe tobacco scratch-and-sniff box cover the most.
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There isn't a pipe in the artwork, so I think its a poor counterfeit.

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myrmex wrote:
Yeah, I wish game companies would proofread their stuff better. How did they not spot the missing 'n' on the box cover?


Proofreading better? Huh? It isn't proofread at all. If proofreaders were employed, there wouldn't be so many errors. This is why I don't buy new wargames. You just know that 12 months later there will be a sheaf of "errata" mostly dealing with issues anyone pulling the game out of the box will have encountered on the first playthrough, and the "living rules" i.e. our "customers proofread our rules for free so why the hell should we pay for proofreaders" will have had three major revisions and four minor revisions and maybe v3.4 will be playable. Maybe.

It's not like English majors are hard to find these days. There is a glut of them on the market and they work cheap.
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jumbit wrote:
It's not like English majors are hard to find these days. There is a glut of them on the market and they work cheap.

Yet they still want to get paid. I guess that's the problem in a nutshell...
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jumbit wrote:
myrmex wrote:
Yeah, I wish game companies would proofread their stuff better. How did they not spot the missing 'n' on the box cover?


Proofreading better? Huh? It isn't proofread at all. If proofreaders were employed, there wouldn't be so many errors. This is why I don't buy new wargames. You just know that 12 months later there will be a sheaf of "errata" mostly dealing with issues anyone pulling the game out of the box will have encountered on the first playthrough, and the "living rules" i.e. our "customers proofread our rules for free so why the hell should we pay for proofreaders" will have had three major revisions and four minor revisions and maybe v3.4 will be playable. Maybe.

It's not like English majors are hard to find these days. There is a glut of them on the market and they work cheap.


Errr... whistle
 
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The game description wrote:
an ancient spell of great power was cast by one unable to control it. By daybreak all of the castles were destroyed, their walls and towers torn apart, twisted together and scattered across the land.
That would explain why no-one can ever deliver the damn mail.
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