Modest Expectations for Holiday Sales
December 1, 2023

It was a choppy summer and fall leading into the holiday season in hobby game stores, with modest expectations for sales in the season, we found in our interviews.

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New 'Companion' Includes Titles Omitted from First Omnibus
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'We Need More Long-Term Thinking.'
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'Redacted Records II'
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For 'War of the Ring 2E' Board Game
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Updated with Rules from 'Pathfinder 2E Remaster'
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'What I Am Witnessing Today Is an Inexorable Disintegration of the… Comic Book Distribution System that I Helped… Create.'
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