Isaac Heres
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What the hell is that suppose to mean? So I found out that as a note "This game has slight to moderate cosmetic damage to the box and is still in the original shrinkwrap. The contents of the box are new, undamaged, and fully playable"

So let me get this straight, Thoughthammer has a section that they sell games that are not in good condtion?

They have another copy of it as new condition but they still have that has a pre-order.

I want my copy of Dungeon Run. Should I just buy the Ding & Dent copy even though the box has some kind of dent in it?
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David Moffett
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If the box damage doesn't bother you, sure. I actually look for the damaged copies when I shop on Boards & Bits because they're slightly cheaper and it isn't the box I care about but what's inside.
 
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Cliff Fuller
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Boardgamefreak2geek wrote:
So let me get this straight, Thoughthammer has a section that they sell games that are not in good condtion?

This is an established practice. Funagain Games is another company that does this. And a 2-second "Boardgame Ding Dent" Google search reveals more businesses that sell discounted merch.

Generally it's because the package was creased or crunched or damaged during shipping. Or because the shrink wrap was slashed. If it's Thoughthammer or Funagain or another reputable business in the community, then it it's in their best interests to accurately assess why a game is being discounted. And this sure beats receiving a "new" game with broken components inside.

As to whether you should buy a Ding and Dent - it's your preference. Some people don't like any imperfections in their game copies and treat them like first edition books or antiques. Others recognize that as playable copies they may suffer some shelf wear or accidental dings and dents. Your mileage may vary. But the dealbreaker shouldn't be because you've never heard of the Ding and Dent discount being a thing.
 
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Michael Denman
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ReinhartTR wrote:
If the box damage doesn't bother you, sure. I actually look for the damaged copies when I shop on Boards & Bits because they're slightly cheaper and it isn't the box I care about but what's inside.


I can't speak for other vendors, but I've bought ding & dent from Boards & Bits a few times and once or twice I couldn't even find the "blemish". Given a choice, I will ALWAYS choose the ding & dent copy when shopping online.
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