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     o Gator Games Newsletter: Dec 29 to Jan 4 2008
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Gator Games will be closed December 31 and Jan 1st 

We have to cancel events though Jan 4th. We do not have the room since boardgames are the hot sellers this year.  We have stop trading for out of stock cards till this time too. We will resume normal activities Mon, Jan 5th. I am sorry to disappoint.  - Jean

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o Gator in-store Specials & Sales
(we have boxes for blister purchases for wrapping. please ask)

Happy New Year!

20% most items in the store +

+ Excludes Candy, Consignment, Items marked no discount, bitz parts or Sale items

+ If item on sale, you get the higher discount.
+ No stacking of discounts. No combined Discounts.

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o Free promo with your purchase+ as supplies last
Limit 3 per day / per person / per game -

  CCG & CMG specials

  Free with Purchase: DDM stat cards (no figure)
Free demos decks - Kingdom Hearts, Vampire the Eternal Struggle
Free paper playmats and instructions for Kingdom Hearts
Buy $20 Star Wars Pocket Models = free promo pack of 2 ships
  buy one pack/starter of L5R = 1 free promo non-foil
  buy one pack/starter of Bella Sara = 1 Free promo card (2+ $10 in product)
  buy $10: promos =  Kingdom Hearts, UFS, SNK, Maple Story, Bleach
  buy $10:  promos = WoW, Vs. , game of thrones, Vtes, Naruto, Bleach, V:tes
  buy $15:  foil promo = L5R, Spycraft, Warlord, Maple Story, Vs.
  buy $20:  foil promo = Bleach, Vs
  buy Kingdom Hearts Starter:  Foil Riku (does not count with $10 purchase deal)
  Buy $10 in baseball cards:  and get National Baseball Card pack of 13 cards
  Buy $25 in Yu-gi-oh cards = 1 free promo card/Foils (some may not be promos)
  Buy 3 booster boxes of Magic = Free playmat  or a free magic backpack
  Buy one booster box Bleach = Shoen Jump Playmat Free
  Buy 6 boosters of magic and get a free Wotc land pack

RPG specials
Buy One of Each - 4E Player's HB, DMG and Monster Manual
and get a free Dragonlance Stained glass (without frame) only 1 left to pick from.

Deadlands D20 Rulebook -  Free with any $100 rpg purchase (please ask)
most of the Deadlines and HoE line we are selling at 50% off.

Card & Boardgames specials
Buy $10 in looney labs products:  and get either free fluxx 10th anniversary expansion card pack or a free Zombie Fluxx Flamethrower Pack  (retail $2) 

SJG3907 Munchkin Quest with all the promos  49.95 each.
The Munchkin Quest Gold Piece can be spent during the game every other turn.  It's worth 100 gold pieces, which can help the lucky Munchkin buy that ever-so-needed level.The Coaster Room looks like a Munchkin Quest room tile, but is actually a drink coaster.  Depending on which room your glass is resting on - either the Tavern or the Lab - sipping the drink itself grants special bonuses.  Promo Set 1 contains a new room tile: the Troll Booth on one side and the Healing Fountain on the other.  And since every room needs a monster, we've included the classic Troll.  Filling out the sheet is everything you need to add both to Munchkin Quest - rules, links, and even the monster's card!

Miniatures specials

  Free Hordes buttons

BFM FW051 Flames of War: Art of War II: The Wehrmacht Edition!
Limited: The Steel of War - Poster with pictures 31 different armoured vehicles from the German army, painted by the Battlefront Studio, featured in one massive poster, free with every copy of The Art of War! This offer is strictly whilst stocks last so get in quick! 

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o Happy Birthday Club
All Birthday Club members will receive a special coupon in email during their B-day month+
our coupons is sent out via Merchantcircle.com
o Happy Birthday Discount
If it is your birthday - prove it and receive 10% off most merchandise.+
o Senior Citizen - 10% off
If you are age 65 and over - prove it and receive 10% off most merchandise+
o  Miltary Discount - 10% off
In times of war, we do honor our Armed Services, show us your military I.D.  and receive 10% off most merchandise+
o Redeem your Kumon Dollars
Kumon dollars are worth 1¢ for each dollar+
o Weekly Raffle -
Every purchase puts you into our weekly raffle.
Every Sunday, we pick a name and if you happen to see your name by the end of Saturday, you win.  Pick a prize.
To allow more selection, any one item in the store that is discounted 50% off ($40 or under) can be chosen as your prize.

o Stamp Card Program
For every $15 of non-discounted or non-sale merchandise you buy
- you get 1 stamp on your Gator stamp card.
When you collect 10 stamps, turn it in for $10 in free merchandise.
+ items marked No-Discount are counted for the Stamp Card program.
+ Excludes Candy, Consignment,, bitz parts or Sale items

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o Gator Events Yahoo Group
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o Gator Games E-Bay Store
Newsletter from e-bay sent out every Thursday

o Gator Games Used Inventory (not on e-bay)

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o Gamer News
Upper Deck International has filed for an injunction against Konami in the Netherlands and vows to continue distributing and supporting the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG.

During its first week of release The Dark Knight sold over 10 million units in the U.S. and an astounding 1.7 million Blu-ray discs worldwide.

CCP, the parent company of White Wolf Publishing, is suffering because of the economic implosion in Iceland where the company is located.

Upper Deck Sues Konami Over Yu-Gi-Oh! Takeover
Catalyst, Pinata Join to Revive WizKids Games
Jordan Back in Fleer Basketball
Co-Founder of Ironclad Authentics Stepping Down
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Upper Deck Will Support Yu-Gi-Oh! Events
Gehrig, Robinson Memorabilia in Donruss Product
GameBuyer Magazine Changes Hands
Steiner Offering Texas Stadium Memorabilia
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'08 Topps Sterling RIP Party Alert!

Artillery of the Red Army Part I

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o NEW RELEASES - General Games - In-stock
0 to 7 days before it hits the store due to shipping
E-mail with your name and phone number or call if you want us to put something on hold or order in for you. We hold items in-stock for 3 days (no holds on cards) Pre-orders are held for 7 days. All stock numbers, titles, and prices are subject to change by the manufacturer without notice.
RPR 03369   Del Briarberry, Halfling Wizard   3.99 
RPR 03370   Crymorian Warrior   9.99 
RPR 03371   Brock Battlebow, Dwarf Ranger   4.99 
RPR 03375   Dark Heaven Legends Classics: Female Wizards   8.99
RPR 03376   Children Of The Zodiac: Sagittarius   7.99
RPR 50036   Saburo Aritomo, Meiji Japanese Officer   4.99 
RPR 50037   Harvey, Psycho Killer   8.99
RPR 50038   Zombies (3)   10.99 
RPR 50039   Gug, Eldritch Horror   11.99 
RPR 65001   Lodoni, Female Thief   2.99 
RPR 65002   Jade, Dancing Girl   1.99 
RPR 65003   Melisande Wavecutter, Female Pirate   2.99 
RPR 65004   Fitch Coincatcher, Halfling Thief   3.49  
RPR 65005   Monique Denoir, Female Vampire   2.99  
RPR 65006   Piers, Young Mage   2.99
RPR 65007   Lillith, Succubus   4.49
RPR 65008   Mangu Timur, Evil Warrior   4.49 
RPR 65009   Townsfolk: Strumpets   10.29 
RPR 65010   Giant Scorpion   12.99 
RPR 65011   Lorna The Huntress   2.49  
RPR 65012   Marius Burrowell, Gnome Rogue   2.49 
RPR 65013   Aretuhusa, Nereid   2.49 
RPR 65014   Sister Kendra, Female Cleric   4.49 
RPR 65015   Elise The Witch On Pumpkin   2.99
RPR 65016   Kjell Bloodbear, Barbarian   5.49  
GAW WD-348   White Dwarf #348   8.00
BPN8015 Mini Dice Tower    $15.00

GF9 90002   Hobby Tool Kit   49.99
This Hobby Tool Kit contains: 5" Premium Flush Cutters, a Hobby Knife, curved Hobby Pliers, a self-healing Cutting Mat, and a 12-piece File Set, plus a Pin Vice and Drill Bits.

GF9 90003   Master Basing Kit   69.99 
The GF9 Master Basing Kit takes one of every flock, grit, static grass, snow and rubble that we make and bundles it into an amazing hobby kit. We also pack extra savings in this box to deliver even more savings.

SRY129  Scrye #129 February 2009 $5.99
Scrye #129 offers Monsterpocalypse players advice on picking the best units to support your chosen monster, as well as army-building advice looking at Defense Force Alpha's Defender X, including a strategic analysis of Defender X's Ultra and Mega forms. Scrye #129 also includes a post PT-Berlin look at the Magic: The Gathering metagame, coverage of new games Blue Dragon and Dinosaur King, a look at the newest releases for Naruto, Vs. System, and both the World of Warcraft TCG and miniatures games, plus game news, reviews, and a look at the lighter side of gaming with John Kovalic's Dork Tower and Aaron William's Full Frontal Nerdity comic strips!

IMP TLG8313   Castles & Crusades: Tower Adventures   24.99  
Designed by James M. Ward for the Castles & Crusades roleplaying game, Tower Adventures offers the Castle Keeper a marvelous set of interchangeable tower levels, rooms, monsters, NPCs, traps, and treasures.

IMP OWC4002   Call of Cthulhu: The Doom From Below   12.00  
Deep in the New England woods lies a perfectly circular chasm plunging hundreds of feet into the earth. Is it a marvel of nature or the remnant of some ancient maleficence? The Doom from Below contains everything a Call of Cthulhu group needs for an evening's worth of Mythos-inspired fun, including pregenerated characters.

IMP OWC4004   Call of Cthulhu: Littlest Shoggoth Holiday Tale   12.00  
A fully illustrated holiday tale of the Cthulhu Mythos.

IMP APE0710   Duck! Duck! GO! Boost Box   15.00 
Each Boost Box contains a random assortment of 10 rubber duckies, from the set of over 100 duckies designed for Duck! Duck! GO!, the rubber ducky bathtub racing game.

USO LF00098   Family Guy Life   30.00 
Take a spin through Quahog and live like the Griffins in this Family Guy-themed edition of the classic Game of Life!

IMP GMG5056   Dungeon Crawl Classics #57: Wyvern Mountain   11.99 
High atop the Ul Dominor Mountains stands the lonely peak known as Wyvern Mountain. Once the lair of the dread white dragon Skelya and her army of wyvern servants, the mountain citadel was synonymous with wickedness and wanton destruction. Now the ancient fastness has become a haven for evil once again as a tribe of brazen goblins have claimed the lair for their own, unwittingly unlocking the draconic past concealed beneath Wyvern Mountain!

IMP GMG7001   Age of Cthulhu: Death In Luxor   12.99  
Luxor, Egypt. 1926. For the last two years, Professor Bollacher and his team of acheologists have performed architectural and epigraphic surveys of Medinet Habu, better known as the mortuary temple of Ramessess III. On September 1, Professor Bollacher and his team discover a secret that has sat undisturbed for over 3,000 years. Less than 72 hours later, the entire team is dead!

FFG WW13A   Wings Of War: Nieuport 17 (Lufberythenault)   12.95  
FFG WW13B   Wings Of War: Nieuport 17 (Nungesser)   12.95 
FFG WW13C   Wings Of War: Nieuport 23 (Kibanov)   12.95 
FFG WW13D   Wings Of War: Albatros D.III (Brumowski)   12.95 
FFG WW13E   Wings Of War: Albatros D.III (Hautzmayer)   12.95
FFG WW13F   Wings Of War: Albatros D.III (Voss)   12.95 
FFG WW13G   Wings Of War: Ufag C.I (Flick 23/d)   15.95 
FFG WW13H   Wings Of War: Ufag C.I (Luftfahrtruppen 1)   15.95 
FFG WW13I   Wings Of War: Ufag C.I (Luftfahrtruppen 2)   15.95 
FFG WW13J   Wings Of War: Raf R.E.8 (Longton & Carson)   15.95 
FFG WW13K   Wings Of War: Raf R.E.8 (Ferguson & Fry)   15.95 
FFG WW13L   Wings Of War: R.E.8 (Aviation Militaire)   15.95 
Each Airplane Pack contains one 1/144 scale model plane, a gaming base, and one deck of Maneuver cards designed for use with the Wings of War Miniatures game.

ZMG 7032   Heads Of State   70.00    
In this board game of political wrangling and assassination, players collect sets of cards - like Estates, Education, Wealth, and Dueling Skills - to raise a noble's prestige and influence in four European countries (England, France, Spain, and the German States), while strategically playing Treachery cards to remove opposing nobles and replace them with their own.

MGP6124 DW: Sleeping Gods     $24.95
Sleeping Gods is the definitive campaign for Dragon Warriors: seven linked adventures that will lead players and characters from their first steps in the Lands of Legend through perilous encounters across the world with weird monsters, long-dead kings, very alive magi and treacherous companions. If they survive they will gain status, honour and possibly their own  castle. The campaign is ideal for novice players and GamesMasters, but has a depth and flavour that will make it fresh and interesting to experienced gamers too. The adventures can be played in sequence, broken up with the GM's own material, or played individually as stand-alone scenarios. Based on the scenarios from books 1, 2, 4 and 6 of the 1980s release of Dragon Warriors, Sleeping Gods has been re-edited and extra material added to bring it up to the standards of contemporary gaming.

FFGVA33 Arkham Horror: Curse o/t Dark Pharaoh $24.95
This new expansion for FFG's Arkham Horror board game unleashes diabolical evil and unnatural crises upon Arkham in the form of the Curse of the Dark Pharaoh. This expansion focuses on the thematic game play, amazing art, and strange tales that make the base game such a fan favorite. The expansion also introduces a few new card types, including 22 Exhibit Items (ancient relics from the visiting museum exhibit), 18 Barred from Neighborhood cards, 4 Benefit cards, and 4 Detriment cards. The expansion also includes 45 new Arkham Location cards, 27 new Gate cards, 18 new Mythos cards, 21 new Spells, and 7 Allies, for a total of 166 new cards!

Catalyst Game Lab ***12/30 STREET DATE***
CYT35160   CBT: Record Sheets: 3039 $9.99
Companion volume to the Introductory Box Set and Technical Readout: 3039 (though Technical Readout: 3039 is not needed to use the Record Sheets: 3039 with the Introductory Box Set).  Record Sheets: 3039 includes more vehicle movement and combat rules, fleshing out the Vehicle and Infantry QSR rules from the Introductory Rulebook (contained in the Introductory Box Set) for more combined-arms action and fun.  It uses the new Introductory Box Set and Total Warfare-style record sheets and includes ready-to-play scenarios and quick-start rules for generating your own scenarios.

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o NEW RELEASES: Special Orders: Games and Accessories
We do not carry these items in store, but will order them for you.
USO DM00419   A Christmas Story Dominoes   20.00
WMP 350   St. Louis Stadium Puzzle (550-piece)   14.95 
WMP 374   Cat-a-tonic Puzzle (550-piece)   11.95  
WMP 424   Budweiser Clydesdales: Stable Mates Puzzle   14.95  
WMP 425   Budweiser Clydesdales: Winter Bliss Puzzle   14.95 
WMP 428   Budweiser Clydesdales: Spring Arrival Puzzle   14.95
WMP 457   Seahorses Puzzle (550-piece)   11.95  
WMP 483   Waterworld Puzzle   14.95 
DSZ1000 Drinking Suddz     $19.99 SRP
RPR 09232   Bright Skin Shadow   2.99 
RPR 09233   Bright Skin   2.99 
RPR 09234   Bright Skin Highlight   2.99 
RPR 09778   Bright Skintones Triad   8.95

OSP BTO036   Samurai Armies 1467-1649   25.95
The Sengoku Jidai or "Age of Warring States" is the time of the samurai - Japan's military aristocracy. This title provides a highly detailed account of the samurai armies of Japan's Sengoku Jidai - from the outbreak of the Onin War (1467) to the publication of the final revised schedule for supplying troops to the Tokugawa Shogunate.

OSP ESS069   Russian Civil War 1918-21   17.95
The Russian Civil War was the most important event of its kind in the 20th century. Over a tempestuous four-year period the Communist Red Army and the loosely formed, anti-Bolshevist White Army battled in a war that would transform the vast Eurasian heartland and lead to Communist revolutions worldwide as well as the Cold War.

APL 602   Leyte Gulf   200.00 
The ultimate World War II naval game has arrived! Leyte Gulf features the largest naval battles in history including Leyte Gulf and the Battle of the Philippine Sea, the carrier battles off the Marianas and Cape Engano, the battleship duel in Surigao Strait, the heroic sacrifice of the American "Taffy" task forces, and more.

APL 603   2nd World War at Sea: Plan Gold   60.00  
The U.S. Navy goes to war with France in the 1920s in Plan Gold!

APL 604   Tiger of Malaya   60.00 
Can the Allies bring their defenses to bear soon enough to turn the tables as the Japanese attack "Fortress Singapore" in Tiger of Malaya.

APL 605   Alamein   200.00 
The battles for Egypt waged between June and November 1942 saw the Axis ejected from Africa and placed on a steady path of retreat. Utilizing the same game system as Island of Death, Alamein boasts four full-sized maps (22" x 34") and 2,100 playing pieces.

APL 606   Great War at Sea / Second World War at Sea: Cone of Fire   99.00 
Cone of Fire adds the fleets of South America to the Great War at Sea and Second World War at Sea game systems: Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and Peru.

BOE 002   Playing Gods Expansion Pack   4.99    
The earthly and divine realms meet in Playing Gods: The Board Game of Divine Domination.  Whether wreaking disasters of biblical proportions on innocent populations or bestowing providence and goodwill, the gods have ever made sport of humans. Easily incorporated into the existing rules and card decks, this Expansion Pack features 30 deluxe cards that provide special attacks and defenses based on each of the five major religion's characteristics.

MWR36033   Chaos $31.50
This is fun on so many levels! Players take turns strategically stacking discs. But watch out: a stack of four must topple, and the pieces are redistributed. Plan ahead and force your opponent to take his discs back - get all your discs on the board and end the chaos! Includes 10" square wooden board and 24 wooden discs. 2  players, ages 8 and up.

MWR36240   Link 26    $12.54
The end is just the beginning in this fast-paced word game. Make a themed word that starts with a letter and ends with one on the table. But make sure the letter is there first, or you won't be getting any points! Includes 26 letter tiles, 100 theme cars and scorepad.  2 or more players, ages 10 and up.  Created by James Ernest and Mike Selinker

MWR36238   CrossWise     $31.50
Think ahead as you place each tile in this fast-paced game of strategy, because your opponent is creating vertical columns while you create horizontal rows. Earn the most points with different combinations of shapes while blocking your opponent, but watch out - action tiles let players move tiles unexpectedly. Simple and fun to play for all ages; games last less than 20 minutes. Includes 18"-square game board and 60 tiles.

ZMG9012 Start Player  $10.00
Always have trouble deciding the start player of a game? Well, trouble no more with this game accessory! Start Player is a deck of cards featuring art from the webscomic, with questions to help determine who is the start player: one player flips over a card and the card asks who's got the longest hair, who has the shortest email, etc. The player meeting the criteria goes first in a game.  Comes with 55 cards and a meeple of one of the mail characters of the comic "wearing" a Start Player shirt.

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o NEW RELEASES: Special Orders Anime/Manga/DVD  Deposit is required.
We do not carry these items in store, but will order them for you. 
DIA 379811   Blood+ V3 DVD 39.99
FUN FN-07907   Glass Fleet Complete Collection Box Set (DVD)   59.99  
FUN FN-08417   Moonphase Complete Collection Box Set (DVD) (Viridian Collection)   49.99 
FUN FN-09531   Ouran High School Host Club Season 1 Part 2 (DVD)   59.98 
FUN GN-08555   Black Lagoon Season 1 Complete Collection Box Set (DVD)   49.99 

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o NEW RELEASES: Special Orders: TV, Sports Cards Boxes & Statues
We do not carry these items in store, but will order them for you. 
Deposit is required - have to order by case if listed that way.
I can get sport, trading (non-gaming), out of print and non-popular (clearance)
cards. Please inquire about price - I will check my cheapest source
There is box discount, usually 20% off. 
Code  Description  Release MSRP 
08TOBS     2008 TOPPS STERLING BASEBALL (5 CARDS)     12/24/08 
08UDBSS   2008 UPPER DECK SWEET SPOT BASEBALL   12/23/08   $119.94 
08DPBPPC   2008 PLAYOFF PRIME CUTS BASEBALL   12/26/08   $200.00
08TOBBS     2008 BOWMAN STERLING BASEBALL     12/29/08 
08UDBUC   2008 UPPER DECK ULTIMATE COLLECTION BASEBALL   12/30/08   $100.00
08TOKH     08/09 TOPPS HARDWOOD NBA     12/31/08     $90.00
08UDHT     2008/09 UPPER DECK TRILOGY HOCKEY     12/30/08     $179.91
MTHALO09HC     HALO 09 Heroic Collection 2.5" 3-Pack Asst 18670-3     12/29/08 
MTHALO09HCRT   HALO '09 Heroic Coll 2.5" Red Team SOLID #18671-0   12/29/08   
MTHALO09HCBT   HALO '09 Heroic Coll 2.5" Blue Team SOLID #18672-7   12/29/08   
MTHALO09HCLW1   HALO 09 Heroic Col 2.5 Lone Wolves 1 SOLID 18673-4   12/29/08   
MTHALO09HCLW2   HALO 09 Heroic Col 2.5 Lone Wolves 2 SOLID 18674-1   12/29/08   
   
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