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Yup. They supposedly ran a sale on most of their "in stock" items in order to clear enough cash to buy kit for the backlog of online orders they keep falling behind with.

Something to do with their previous policy of selling stuff they didn't have causing them to mis-manage finances and get into a shitload of trouble.

Thats a paraphrase of rumours I'd heard - but close to the truth if not exactly accurate, I believe.

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I heard they're insolvent and going down the shitter.

Just what I heard a rumour... not that I know anything concrete. Best of luck to them - they're based about 3 miles from my house so would be sad to see them go.
I have been told they are more or less fucked from a few brits i know..........Shame i used to order from them before Canadian customs turned into total dicks.
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Every experience on ordering from Maelstrom Games has been pretty shitty, they're slower than Wayland which takes some doing. They also have a shitty design for their website. It was only going to be a matter of time before their rep caught up with them.

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Scuttlebutt is indeed that they are going down the pan...however I understand they have formed a couple of different companies for the more solvant enterprises - Bane Legions for example, but will inevitably fold the main business.

Shame, I like the venue - although choosing a grade 2 listed building was probably not the cleverest move - but their mail order service is dire so I have not used them for some time (nor Wayland which also suffers from this). Always go with the small guy for mail order - they get the stuff out the door asap!

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http://www.gamerznexus.co.uk/

these guys are really good in my experience. When i ordered something that was out of stock they called me about 10 minutes after i placed the order [which suprised me] and then asked if i wanted to cancel or was willing to wait. i then got the stuff within a week of that so definately cant complain

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these guys are really good in my experience. When i ordered something that was out of stock they called me about 10 minutes after i placed the order [which suprised me] and then asked if i wanted to cancel or was willing to wait. i then got the stuff within a week of that so definately cant complain
would be better if they had a live stock level so you dont have to guess, maelstrom have that facility which is why i have never had a problem with them, i can see if they have it , if they have i can order it and it arrives within 48 hours, if its not in stock i try elsewhere.



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I don't know if loss of international sales hurt them... Me and my gaming group used to order a lot from them. Always good service. Now, well, we don't order GW stuff anymore **Insert regular comments about stupid ROW policies, gouging Canadian prices, yaddi-yadda**

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I wonder how much of GW's policy to stop them from shipping oversea's has to do with this. I used to order 90% of my stuff from maelstrom and I never had a problem, until GW put a stop to that.
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I'm still fighting for reimbursement after two months and a half of utter silence concerning an order. They stopped replying to emails and the phone line is permanently busy/no one picks up.

I wish I had paid with my credit card rather than PayPal. At least then I could contest the charge and let them get chewed some more by MasterCard rather than wait for PP's investigation.

I found better alternatives now though, which is nice.
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From the Malifaux forum:

"Maelstrom won't be getting any more Malifaux from us as he's been cut off due to his massive debt, which has now been sold via a debt purchase company who will be pursuing the debt and legal action.

MG is running his final sales (several of them) and there is nothing much left. No further stock will be sent from us."


Even if they do set themselves back up again, I imagine a lot of suppliers wont touch them again, and rightly so.

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