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Lower the price, you forgot that.
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Yeah. Bring back the 3.50 days!


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I agree these days white dwarf feels more, and more like one giant add (Like some video game magazines I know of).


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Whats sad is there has been a couple standalone model magazines that have tried to start up but failed, their overall feel was better because it wasn't just about one line. They covered reaper, 40k, fantasy, CAV etc etc.
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Do they still make Nintendo Power (was that what the magazine was called?)

Anyway I feel for the newbie players who never saw what WD was years ago. WD was what got me really into the game. I bought Heroquest way back when and saw the little pamphlet, but it was when I borrowed a WD off a friend of my brothers. The magazine sold the hobby to me without having a bunch of fucking ads and bullshit. I don't know why GW chose the route they did with WD, but they definitely need to restructure the magazine.
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What kills me is why the hell do they put ads in a magazine that is solely about their products. They used to be slick about it. They would have a conversion section on how to make some really nice stuff and then tell you what kits you had to buy to make it. Covert advertising like that is fine, but the 'FUCKING BUY THIS SHIT HERE" advertising they have now is over the top. To me they seem to take all the fun stuff out of the magazine and replace it with the rubbish bullshit that I know I can not stand. I am not a huge fan of battle reports, but they sure as hell shove it full with them.
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The Adds are not all that numerous compared to other magazines... I once compared the amount of adds with a single Star Wars comic, and the comic had two adds more... And it is only 30 pages for fucks sake!

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WD is one huge ad if you think about it. I mean is GW paying themselves for space in their magazine.... Movie and book fans will buy the comic because they love the series. We buy WD because we play GW games!

I gain more information about the hobby and trick from the forum in 1 week then I do from 12 months of WD anymore. There is nothing they have to offer me anymore.

Its the same reason I stopped buying most computer magazines, they cost way to much for the crap information you get form them.

I picked up my first issue of White Dwarf back in 95 and it as great back them. It got better when the Bloke took over and started putting stuff in like chapter approved and fluff that was fun to read. The current model of the magazine does not make sense to me. Its like they are trying to sell a product to us that we already buy.
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WD is too what got me into the game in the first place. I robbed the October 2002 edition from a friend, got hooked on the Galrauch model and the new spiky marines and never looked back since. It is such a shame to look at the sorry state of the magazine now.

I also want the return of the Heroes and Villains of the 40K universe to return. Maybe also extend it to include the fantasy and LotR series.


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give Jervis 10 extra pages
your joking right?, even hardcore fanboys despise that moron.

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