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Gnomish Mustard
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Anyone else surprised by the game only being available at Target?

I watched a video on this game and decided it was a day one purchase.

Call me old school, but forcing me to go to a specific store in order to give money to a company doesn't sit right with me.

Target has had a complete breach of credit card data followed up by another breach of customer data in the recent past. I don't want to promote their information security policies by shrugging my shoulders and hoping that they do better, just so I can purchase a board game.

Toss in that I can't support my local game store or any online retailer that specializes in games, and I just can't spend the money for what looks like a really fun game.

I mean, the only reason I heard about the game was due to going to a board game site and watching a video from a guy who makes a living producing videos about board games. Target did nothing to gain this sale, the board game community did.

This just doesn't seem right to me.
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Susan
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It seems to be happening more and more. Quite a few list of games now that can only be purchased via Target exclusives.

I guess I would suggest only paying cash for the game and not giving them your CC details?

I agree it's a really strange way to market a game especially one as well liked as the Pandemic series is.

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It isn't the first time. Otherwise wait a year and buy at FLGS.
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Matt Manda
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You can at lease mitigate the information security issues by paying cash
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It is out now, and apparently credit cards aren't the only concern in regard to breaches...

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Broadstorm wrote:
It is out now, and apparently credit cards aren't the only concern in regard to breaches...


Your post made me laugh... Very nice find.

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Will

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Gnomish Mustard wrote:
Broadstorm wrote:
It is out now, and apparently credit cards aren't the only concern in regard to breaches...


Your post made me laugh... Very nice find.




I do enjoy quirky search results.
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Jason

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The part that surprised me is that they want $40 bucks for it
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