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Individual Laminated Ship Cards Now on Sale!

 
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Jean
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:17 pm    Post subject: Individual Laminated Ship Cards Now on Sale! Reply with quote

Federation Commander players, you told us you'd like to be able to buy individual laminated ship cards. We've put in a lot of effort and now you can.

http://store.starfleetstore.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=S&Category_Code=02-15

Note this doesn't include the bonus ship cards.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awesome!!!!
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Base shipping charge for how many cards ordered?

And have you considered discounts for larger orders?
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

As always, we'll adjust shipping downward if we can ship cheaper.

We won't be discounting. A booster pack has 7 cards and those would be $1.43 each. You get to cherry pick the ships you like and those must be pulled individually from various products. You are paying for convenience and labor.

SVC and I really had to push on this to get sales to agree to do it at all and this is the best price we could get agreement on.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Given the hand labor, $1.95 is a very cheap price.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Questions

1) Can I order through my local game store?

2) Will you sell laminated communique, CL, and e23 cards as individual cards, too? I'd pay for laminated color versions of those. If necessary, I'm good placing an order and waiting for you to make a print run as orders are made.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

These cards are only available through ADB's storefront.

At this point, there are no plans to release laminated Communique, Captain's Log, or e23 ships.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

We can't do it through the stores. The stores don't really want to handle the special orders, and because of the hand labor, we couldn't give them a discount and they couldn't afford to do it without charging you extra service fees.

As for the other ships, I'm working on an idea to have people "pledge" to buy cards, and any card with enough nominations gets added to a "monthly run". I can economically produce very small quantities of the cards (25, 50) if I can sell them for $1.95 each and heck, the work is already done. Takes me about 5 minutes to send "this month's batch" to Whitney and the cards show up a week later. But stay tuned, I have other things to do before I get to that one.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Steve Cole wrote:
We can't do it through the stores. The stores don't really want to handle the special orders, and because of the hand labor, we couldn't give them a discount and they couldn't afford to do it without charging you extra service fees.

As for the other ships, I'm working on an idea to have people "pledge" to buy cards, and any card with enough nominations gets added to a "monthly run". I can economically produce very small quantities of the cards (25, 50) if I can sell them for $1.95 each and heck, the work is already done. Takes me about 5 minutes to send "this month's batch" to Whitney and the cards show up a week later. But stay tuned, I have other things to do before I get to that one.


On man... I can see more and more needto just have my paycheck direct deposited into ADBs account!
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