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Author Topic: Moving, RPG Collections & the Temptation of a Spartan Lifestyle  (Read 680 times)

Balbinus

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« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2006, 05:32:21 AM »
I've sold over a 100 books so far, my only regret is how many I still have left to get rid of.

Seriously, I play every week and I still own way more books than I have any sensible use for, cut it back to what you play and then play that, it's more fun and maybe some other guy can use the book you weren't.

Take The Riddle of Steel, I didn't take to it so I gave my copy to Imperator, who has run it and had fun with it.  To me, that's a result, I no longer have a book I didn't take to taking up space and someone else is having fun with it.  Everyone's a winner.

Sell and don't look back.  Own what you play, collecting is bad for the hobby anyway.

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« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2006, 05:57:02 AM »
I once donated WFRP and two parts of the enemy within to our local gaming club. Stupidmost donation ever. Should´ve given them money instead.
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« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2006, 11:49:01 AM »
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Take The Riddle of Steel, I didn't take to it so I gave my copy to Imperator, who has run it and had fun with it.  To me, that's a result, I no longer have a book I didn't take to taking up space and someone else is having fun with it.  Everyone's a winner.

Sell and don't look back.  Own what you play, collecting is bad for the hobby anyway.

I concur with Max. I'm slowly giving out or selling / trading games that I don't use. My life is happier.
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« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2006, 07:14:31 PM »
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I concur with Max. I'm slowly giving out or selling / trading games that I don't use. My life is happier.
That's pretty much my feeling as well.  I just hope that whoever gets the stuff I'm trading away finds a good use for it, as I never will, at this point.
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« Reply #19 on: November 21, 2006, 08:05:13 PM »
Speaking of books in general, the next thing to thin out before the move is paperbacks, particularly SF and fantasy stuff that I have no particular desire or plans on re-reading.

And how I've come to own duplicates of some titles, I don't know.  Why do I have double copies of the Tekumel novels?

I guess I just can't bring myself to justify keeping things that I know I'll not be making use of in the foreseeable future.
 

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« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2010, 12:28:53 AM »
it's why I hate moving more than anything except going back to jail or job hunting. Death and disease just aren't that scary. My possessions are 33% books, 33% gaming gear, 34% other.