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50th
03-14-2018, 11:52 AM
When I got my TOI (Tide of Iron) base game in had one book and came in a large "coffin" box (rectangular). Another company took it over and changed things a little and fit it into a smaller square box. One of the changes made was to split the rule book into three books. This made it easier to get into the game as a new player. Here are the three books"
The first book is the "Rules Web"

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The second book is the "Tools of War Web"

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And the third book is the "Introductory Scenarios"

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Whiterook
03-14-2018, 09:08 PM
WOW, I didn't know they changed the box and rules....I still have the old 'coffin box', and dang that sucker is heavy! Barely fit in my suitcase when I got it at Origins Game Expo back around 2007 or 08!!!

Interesting take on the three-book-spilt making it easier entry for new players...I'll have to check that out.

50th
03-15-2018, 12:10 AM
I know how big that box is, it almost takes up the whole width of the gaming shelf it sits on! I have to tilt it to get it out of there and that is hard because of the weight. But I turned the box inserts inside out and use them to break the box into three sections:
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I then went to the dollar store and bought some smaller containers and to Walmart for the small tackle box. I printed out stickers from BGG and it works well.

Whiterook
03-16-2018, 09:23 PM
Nice storage solution on that!!! Always great to see folks post this kind of stuff, and how they purchased it. I am always trying to think outside of the box. *no pun intended*