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Clare Marie
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http://www.gamedepository.com

I've never bought from this shop before but they were the only place in NZ I could find who had Mice and Mystics, so I took a chance and ordered yesterday afternoon ..

Well, not only did I wake up this morning to a nice personal email from them saying my game had shipped, but even more impressive was that just a couple or hours later is was delivered! Beautifully gift wrapped, and with a little munchy treat I have no idea where they're based but I live in Golden Bay, where even 'regular mail' takes an extra day or two to arrive, so I'm seriously impressed by this - and wish I'd ordered King of Tokyo from them too since I just got an "oops we thought we had more stock" email from the other shop I went with *grr

Anyhoo they'll definitely be getting more business out of me, and I thought others might like to know, especially if you still have Xmas games to buy .. Highly Recommended!

*edited because it'll help if I spell their business name correctly lol
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Thanks for the tip ...

... I just went and checked out Game Depository myself, and within a few minutes had spent $300 on seven new games and expansions.

Looks like Christmas is gonna come early this year.

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That's been my experience with them as well - very efficient!

They're in the middle of a site redesign, so some of their categories are a bit wonky (like Miniatures) at the moment.
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If you're going to spend that much I'd recommend checking out one of the US online stores.... but it'd take a little longer to arrive

DNAmers wrote:
Thanks for the tip ...

... I just went and checked out Game Depository myself, and within a few minutes had spent $300 on seven new games and expansions.

Looks like Christmas is gonna come early this year.

 
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I have also had very good service (orders and replies to queries) as well. Tend to use them for most purchases, apart from the odd more obscure game.
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I've also have excellent service from Games depository. Another recommended NZ company. We are lucky to have quite a few.

(Now if only we could get US prices!!!!)
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madboyo wrote:
I've also have excellent service from Games depository. Another recommended NZ company. We are lucky to have quite a few.

(Now if only we could get US prices!!!!)


While an isolated instance and not quite US prices, depending upon which NZ store you go to Star Trek Catan actually costs less to buy in NZ than it would to buy online from USA and not all that much more than it does at Target. Not all that often that I've noticed this sort of thing.
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Slight derail, but whats the absolute cheapest you can get Startrek Catan in NZ?

 
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madboyo wrote:
I've also have excellent service from Games depository. Another recommended NZ company. We are lucky to have quite a few.

(Now if only we could get US prices!!!!)


Indeed!

The prices are still a sore point, especially when you're aware of what others in the hobby get for the price we pay for just one game; and yes it's often waaay cheaper to import, however I like to support local when I can ..
 
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j_holmes wrote:
Slight derail, but whats the absolute cheapest you can get Startrek Catan in NZ?



As far as I can tell:

$84 - Game Depository
$85 - Seriously Board (another company I LOVE)

- and $69 via the UK/ nzgameshop (who I recommend for electronic games), however this was the shop that just sent me the 'oops out of stock' email mentioned in OP, so hit & miss if they actually have it - they do offer free shipping tho so worth a try ..

*edited for typos
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tankgrlnz wrote:
j_holmes wrote:
Slight derail, but whats the absolute cheapest you can get Startrek Catan in NZ?



As far as I can tell:

$84 - Game Depository
$85 - Seriously Board (another company I LOVE)

- and $69 via the UK/ nzgameshop (who I recommend for electronic games), however this was the shop that just sent me the 'oops out of stock' email mentioned in OP, so hit & miss if they actually have it - they do offer free shipping tho so worth a try ..

*edited for typos


The other option for good priced games is our BoardGameRentals buyers club. Our members (who pay either $50 or $30 to join if already library members) get 30% off our retail price of new or 2/4/6 week rentals for their 6 month membership, for star trek Catan this would bring the price down to $72.47. The discount covers games in stock and special orders.
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tankgrlnz wrote:
j_holmes wrote:
Slight derail, but whats the absolute cheapest you can get Startrek Catan in NZ?



As far as I can tell:

$84 - Game Depository
$85 - Seriously Board (another company I LOVE)

- and $69 via the UK/ nzgameshop (who I recommend for electronic games), however this was the shop that just sent me the 'oops out of stock' email mentioned in OP, so hit & miss if they actually have it - they do offer free shipping tho so worth a try ..

*edited for typos


I've had way to many bad experiences with NZGameShop now with board game orders. So much so, that I don't recommend anyone deal with them and their terrible customer service. They may be cheap, but when I've been sent the wrong game, been sent a smashed game, and been told twice after I have purchased that 'whoops, we're out of stock', it leaves a bit of a sour taste in my mouth. I won't make that mistake again. Seriously Board all the way.
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Taegukki wrote:
tankgrlnz wrote:
j_holmes wrote:
Slight derail, but whats the absolute cheapest you can get Startrek Catan in NZ?



As far as I can tell:

$84 - Game Depository
$85 - Seriously Board (another company I LOVE)

- and $69 via the UK/ nzgameshop (who I recommend for electronic games), however this was the shop that just sent me the 'oops out of stock' email mentioned in OP, so hit & miss if they actually have it - they do offer free shipping tho so worth a try ..

*edited for typos



I've had way to many bad experiences with NZGameShop now with board game orders. So much so, that I don't recommend anyone deal with them and their terrible customer service. They may be cheap, but when I've been sent the wrong game, been sent a smashed game, and been told twice after I have purchased that 'whoops, we're out of stock', it leaves a bit of a sour taste in my mouth. I won't make that mistake again. Seriously Board all the way.



Good choice. but you do realise Game Depository and nzgameshop are different entities (ie not at all connected in any way shape or form) entirely don't you?

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SamNzed wrote:
Taegukki wrote:
tankgrlnz wrote:
j_holmes wrote:
Slight derail, but whats the absolute cheapest you can get Startrek Catan in NZ?



As far as I can tell:

$84 - Game Depository
$85 - Seriously Board (another company I LOVE)

- and $69 via the UK/ nzgameshop (who I recommend for electronic games), however this was the shop that just sent me the 'oops out of stock' email mentioned in OP, so hit & miss if they actually have it - they do offer free shipping tho so worth a try ..

*edited for typos



I've had way to many bad experiences with NZGameShop now with board game orders. So much so, that I don't recommend anyone deal with them and their terrible customer service. They may be cheap, but when I've been sent the wrong game, been sent a smashed game, and been told twice after I have purchased that 'whoops, we're out of stock', it leaves a bit of a sour taste in my mouth. I won't make that mistake again. Seriously Board all the way.



Good choice. but you do realise Game Depository and nzgameshop are different entities (ie not at all connected in any way shape or form) entirely don't you?

I do, yes. I was just responding to the mention of NZGameShop
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Taegukki wrote:
SamNzed wrote:
Taegukki wrote:
tankgrlnz wrote:
j_holmes wrote:
Slight derail, but whats the absolute cheapest you can get Startrek Catan in NZ?



As far as I can tell:

$84 - Game Depository
$85 - Seriously Board (another company I LOVE)

- and $69 via the UK/ nzgameshop (who I recommend for electronic games), however this was the shop that just sent me the 'oops out of stock' email mentioned in OP, so hit & miss if they actually have it - they do offer free shipping tho so worth a try ..

*edited for typos



I've had way to many bad experiences with NZGameShop now with board game orders. So much so, that I don't recommend anyone deal with them and their terrible customer service. They may be cheap, but when I've been sent the wrong game, been sent a smashed game, and been told twice after I have purchased that 'whoops, we're out of stock', it leaves a bit of a sour taste in my mouth. I won't make that mistake again. Seriously Board all the way.



Good choice. but you do realise Game Depository and nzgameshop are different entities (ie not at all connected in any way shape or form) entirely don't you?

I do, yes. I was just responding to the mention of NZGameShop


I've found Seriouslyboard to be brilliant as well.
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SamNzed wrote:
Taegukki wrote:
SamNzed wrote:
Taegukki wrote:
tankgrlnz wrote:
j_holmes wrote:
Slight derail, but whats the absolute cheapest you can get Startrek Catan in NZ?



As far as I can tell:

$84 - Game Depository
$85 - Seriously Board (another company I LOVE)

- and $69 via the UK/ nzgameshop (who I recommend for electronic games), however this was the shop that just sent me the 'oops out of stock' email mentioned in OP, so hit & miss if they actually have it - they do offer free shipping tho so worth a try ..

*edited for typos



I've had way to many bad experiences with NZGameShop now with board game orders. So much so, that I don't recommend anyone deal with them and their terrible customer service. They may be cheap, but when I've been sent the wrong game, been sent a smashed game, and been told twice after I have purchased that 'whoops, we're out of stock', it leaves a bit of a sour taste in my mouth. I won't make that mistake again. Seriously Board all the way.



Good choice. but you do realise Game Depository and nzgameshop are different entities (ie not at all connected in any way shape or form) entirely don't you?

I do, yes. I was just responding to the mention of NZGameShop


I've found Seriouslyboard to be brilliant as well.


Nah. They're rubbish.
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seriouslyboard wrote:
SamNzed wrote:

I've found Seriouslyboard to be brilliant as well.


Nah. They're rubbish.


While it is good to poke fun at yourself, the very interesting story of Gerald Ratner springs to mind http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Ratner#The_speech
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Krawhitham wrote:
seriouslyboard wrote:
SamNzed wrote:

I've found Seriouslyboard to be brilliant as well.


Nah. They're rubbish.


While it is good to poke fun at yourself, the very interesting story of Gerald Ratner springs to mind http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Ratner#The_speech


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lol well despite "doing a Ratner" we all know that David & SB SERIOUSLY ROCKS - that's just a given

And look at that SB microbadge = sweet!
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tankgrlnz wrote:
lol well despite "doing a Ratner" we all know that David & SB SERIOUSLY ROCKS - that's just a given

And look at that SB microbadge = sweet!


Yes, picked up one of those.
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