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doters
14 March 2002, 03:56 AM
Plz. help. I have searched all over the internet for these books but I have gotten no love.

If anyone has these books/knows someone interested in selling those books, leave a message here or email me gm_fenrir@swrpga.com

Thanks

Chris Curtis
14 March 2002, 07:10 AM
Check the following stores. I haven't looked for your particular books, but these are where I start when I'm looking:

Dragon's Trove
http://www.dragontrove.com/

Noble Knight Games
http://www.nobleknight.com/

Advanced Book Exchange
http://www.abebooks.com/

eBay

Jastor
14 March 2002, 09:03 AM
GG12 is the tramp freighter one right? (or was that the 9th).

Rules of Engagement :) damn what ideas it gave me when we got it ;) played a couple of heavy rebel operation campaigns, before we went back to the ordinary fringe ^^. still worth the money :) not to talk about the movement rules, the stats!, and martial arts (well, weve had MA for a long time, but in RoE you got more.. "stances" or what to call it)

Chris Curtis
14 March 2002, 09:41 AM
Galaxy Guide 6: Tramp Freighters
Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim
Galaxy Guide 12: Aliens: Enemies and Allies

If you're ever in need of knowing a particular WEG book, I suggest you look at this complete reference (http://www.highadmiral.de/weg-list.htm) by Deck.

Dr_Worm
14 March 2002, 12:03 PM
Have you tried Ebay? That's were I get mine. I have seen all of these at one time or another. The one I haven't seen, and I want badly, is the Rebel Spec. Forces Handbook.

doters
15 March 2002, 02:42 AM
:(

Yeah I have checked all of those . . . they seem to be the main online sources. I was hoping for a few obscure sites . . . but oh well.

Does anyone else get the feeling Ebay is tapped out for D6 SWRPG books?

Thanks anyways

Jastor
16 March 2002, 07:00 AM
since WEG isnt producing any more swrpg books, would it break the copyright laws to reproduce all (or most of) the stats in it on the net? or does it have to be X years untill its "public domain" ?

more libraries should have the books

Chris Curtis
16 March 2002, 11:40 AM
Yes, it would break the copyright laws. Despite the fact that the books are out of print, that has no impact on the fact that they are still under WEG copyright.

dgswensen
16 March 2002, 11:44 AM
Originally posted by doters
:(

Yeah I have checked all of those . . . they seem to be the main online sources. I was hoping for a few obscure sites . . . but oh well.

Does anyone else get the feeling Ebay is tapped out for D6 SWRPG books?

Thanks anyways Are there any local hobby stores in town, or a nearby town, you can check? There's a little place here locally that's got SHELVES full of old WEG Star Wars material. No one wants the stuff. So, there it sits.

Jastor
16 March 2002, 11:44 AM
but still, after a couple of years (40-50?) if the material isnt re-registered ot reproduced its public .. i think.. !?! or is that only with software/games and music

doters
16 March 2002, 11:51 AM
There's a little place here locally that's got SHELVES full of old WEG Star Wars material. No one wants the stuff. So, there it sits

Yeah those are the first places I checked . . . hey are any of the few I am looking for on those particular shelves could U tell me plz? I would pay you for them + a lil extra.

Jastor
16 March 2002, 11:55 AM
Are there any local hobby stores in town, or a nearby town, you can check? There's a little place here locally that's got SHELVES full of old WEG Star Wars material. No one wants the stuff. So, there it sits.

forgett spicemines of kessel :) go to the goldmines of (where ever dgswensen lives)

dgswensen
16 March 2002, 11:56 AM
Well, a little searching with Google turned up these sites:

<A HREF="http://www.jakestable.com/forsale.htm#link1">Jake's Virtual Tabletop</A>
<A HREF="http://www.swseller.com/GA.htm">swseller.com (the WEG books look pricey though)</A>
<A HREF="http://www.titan-games.com/titansite/rpg_items/PubWEG.html">Titan Games</A>
<A HREF="http://www.dragontrove.com/switems.html">Dragon Trove</A>

I don't know... think any of these sites might help? I notice they all seem to list at least one of the titles you're looking for.

dgswensen
16 March 2002, 11:59 AM
Originally posted by doters
There's a little place here locally that's got SHELVES full of old WEG Star Wars material. No one wants the stuff. So, there it sits

Yeah those are the first places I checked . . . hey are any of the few I am looking for on those particular shelves could U tell me plz? I would pay you for them + a lil extra. I will go down there, maybe this weekend, and see if they've got any of the titles on your list. I can't guarantee anything, but I will have a look for you.

Jastor
16 March 2002, 12:02 PM
Originally posted by doters
There's a little place here locally that's got SHELVES full of old WEG Star Wars material. No one wants the stuff. So, there it sits

Yeah those are the first places I checked . . . hey are any of the few I am looking for on those particular shelves could U tell me plz? I would pay you for them + a lil extra.

you are using wrong way of persuasion :) say something like:
"i can pay you, 2$ now... PLUS another 15$ when i get the goods."

if he dont agree :) say something like:
"my blaster is not as forgiving as i am"

dgswensen
16 March 2002, 12:05 PM
Originally posted by Jastor


you are using wrong way of persuasion :) say something like:
"i can pay you, 2$ now... PLUS another 15$ when i get the goods."

if he dont agree :) say something like:
"my blaster is not as forgiving as i am" $15? These guys must really be desperate. This could really save my neck-- er, well... buy me a couple action figures, anyway :)

Dr_Worm
16 March 2002, 12:07 PM
Hey I'd love to get a piece of that action...especially if they have the Rebel Spec. Forces handbook. Maybe you could tell them that you know a lot of people that might buy them. They could print out a inventory list and give a phone number or adrres through which we could order them. BTW where do you live?

dgswensen
16 March 2002, 12:13 PM
Originally posted by Dr_Worm
Hey I'd love to get a piece of that action...especially if they have the Rebel Spec. Forces handbook. Maybe you could tell them that you know a lot of people that might buy them. They could print out a inventory list and give a phone number or adrres through which we could order them. BTW where do you live? I was just thinking the same thing. They should really get themselves a web site -- they have a LOT of old, out of print stuff that I know someone out there has got to want.

I will see if I can't go down there and come back with a list of WEG stuff. Again, I <I>cannot</I> guarantee anything you fellows want will be in stock, so don't get your hopes up, but I will do my best.

(Will this earn me a level of "Scout" on swrpgnetwork? :))

Oh, and I live in MT, by the way.

Chris Curtis
16 March 2002, 07:21 PM
Originally posted by Jastor
but still, after a couple of years (40-50?) if the material isnt re-registered ot reproduced its public .. i think.. !?! or is that only with software/games and music
You don't have to "register" anything for it to be copyrighted. Just the act of writing/creating it means that it is legally copyrighted. (For instance, this message is now Copyright 2002 Chris Curtis.)

Now, that isn't to say that simply because it's copyrighted that it would be easy to prove that you're the copyright owner if there were to be some dispute. The main way I've seen/heard to help prove when you created something is to mail a copy of it to yourself. Once you get it, you do not open it. However, the letter/box/whatever will have gone through the postal system and will have been dated by an outside party. This way if there were a dispute you could use the mailed copy as proof of when something was created.

As far as when copyrights expire... I suggest reading this article:
When Do Copyrights Expire? (http://home.earthlink.net/~ivanlove/expiration.html)

In the case of WEG material, it will all remain copyrighted until at least about 2080.

Jastor
16 March 2002, 07:52 PM
You don't have to "register" anything for it to be copyrighted. Just the act of writing/creating it means that it is legally copyrighted. (For instance, this message is now Copyright 2002 Jastor.)

;)


thanks for the info :)