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Walter Melnyk
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A check with Vancouver-area Wal-Marts found Heroscape is not in stock, and is not even on the incoming order list.

Very frustrating when retailers in Canada drop the ball like this. Hopefully ToysRUs or somebody else will have more sense.

Anybody finding the game in the frozen north, please advise.
- Vlad48
 
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Re:Not in Canada
vlad48 (#53665),


I checked it out with a Wal-Mart Store Manager, and he told me that Wal-Mart Canada is completely seperate from Wal-Mart USA. In some instances then, certain products are unavailible to Walmart Canada, and unfortunately Heroscape is one of them.

The official word at the moment is: Walmart will not be stocking Heroscape.

Personally, I wonder if this could change once copies are more readily availible from Hasbro (i.e. just in time for Christmas).
 
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Walter Melnyk
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Re:Not in Canada
otrex (#53954),
Thinking about this, it's probably due to some frustrating rule about French-English packaging on the box.
It is so annoying not to be able to access good products, or have to pay much more for them, just a few miles north of the US border.
I will need to lean on friends in the States to get this one; if anyone sees it in the frozen north, let us know.
- Vlad48
 
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Re:Not in Canada
vlad48 (#54276),
I've got three copies in the frozen North (actually sorta rainy and cool today).

Of course, they were purcahsed by a friend who was travelling through the states and happened to be in the right place at the right time!

Two for me, and one for a Christmas gift (really!).
 
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Re:Not in Canada
vlad48 (#53665),
a canuck on yahoo groups says its in the toys r us warehouse in canada and soon to be distributed your way soon
 
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Re:Not in Canada
vlad48 (#53665),
Just thought that I'd let the folks in the Great White North know that I have checked both Walmart Canada and Toys R Us Canada and was told 2 things. Doesn't look like Walmart is getting it anytime soon. Toys R Us on the other hand do at least have it in their system.

It won't be here t'il at least the 19th of September (their shipping log was only showing t'il the week of the 18th and it does not appear in any of the current shipments) but I did get the SKU# for the game. The sku# for Heroscape is 155233.

So instead of waisting time and gas driving to Toys R Us 3 times a week (as I know a lot of you have) to see if it's there, just call them and ask them to check if they have the item in stock. This way the clerk doesn't have to have spellcheck enabled over the phone when you simply give them the number instead.
 
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Re:Not in Canada - YES IT IS
bobafett6666 (#54432),

Thanks for the SKU - I managed to track down a copy of Heroscape in Toronto at the Toys-R-Us at Yonge/Eglinton and picked it up.

I also spoke with Dufferin Mall (dufferin/S of Bloor) toys-r-us and they were supposedly in the back being unloaded from a truck to be put on shelf as of Friday Oct 1st so they should be on shelf most everywhere now I imagine.

No sign of booster packs yet, just the game. It's in the board games section.

Xombe
 
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