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Subject: Is Acquire really out of print?? rss

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Michael Trejo
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I was in Toys R Us yesterday and saw a copy of Acquire on the shelves. Is it really out of print?? Should I go back and pick up this copy?
 
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Robert Kelsey
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Yes. If it is the Hasbro version especially, it is going for well over $70 on eBay recently.
 
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Michael Trejo
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Thanks! I went back and picked it up for $35.00. I wonder if someone returned it in the after Christmas frenzy. It was the only copy in the store.
 
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mark camp
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My local TRU has several copies of Acquire, although absolutely nothing else interesting.
 
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Kristof Tersago
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70$?! I bought it for 15€. Quite a good investment.

If you don't mind which edition to get, I'm quite sure you can get it pretty cheap on eBay.
 
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Andrew H
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I would pay someone to not give me Acquire.
 
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Kristof Tersago
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It's not that bad. I still enjoy it from time to time. But you do need to be a 'card counter' to play it well.
 
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Gary Heidenreich
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You don't need to be a card counter, play with open holdings.

To the buyer...you should give it a try. In my view, it's one of the best games out there. It is simple to learn. The tension in the game is awesome. There is much more going on than "drawing tiles" and placing them. There is bluffing, mis-direction, speculation. It plays up to six, as well (for me, the more the better playing it).
 
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If anyone can find this at their local TRU, please let me know... I've gotten my parents hooked on my copy of the game, and would like to buy them a (resonably priced) copy AH, cause that's what they're familliar with.

 
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Toys R US / Amazon has copies for $39.99 + $9 (each) shipping

See

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005EB9Z/103...
 
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Brian Nahas
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Thought you guys might be interested in knowing that you can play a game similar to Acquire online called Get Hostile!

Check it out at http://www.gethostile.com
 
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Just found your message about Get Hostile...very nice!


bnahas wrote:
Thought you guys might be interested in knowing that you can play a game similar to Acquire online called Get Hostile!

Check it out at http://www.gethostile.com
 
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