Sunday, 19 April 2015

Hobby topic: "The Buying Game"

During this weeks #BoardGameHour twitter discussion we want to look at one of the most addictive parts of the board gaming hobby, buying games.. We want to cover things like exclusives and promotions and how much they effect your decision to buy as we as you overall purchasing habits.

This is aimed to cover buying online, in stores, crowd funding & at conventions etc

Your "The Buying Game" questions are:

Q1: Lets start by asking just how many games you own & how long have you been collecting? #BoardGameHour

Q2: What percent of your gaming budget do you spend online, in stores, crowd funding, at conventions or other? #BoardGameHour

Q3: Being honest how influenced by discounts, promotions, exclusive content etc are you? #BoardGameHour

Q4: What sort of promotions/exclusives/discounts are most desirable to you? What could tip you over the edge to buy a game?#BoardGameHour

Q5: How big a difference does price/artwork/reviews/mechanics/themes make in what games you buy? #BoardGameHour

Q6: Do you resent exclusive promotions if you miss them? #BoardGameHour

Q7: Do you feel companies put games in bigger boxes than are needed so they can charge a larger amount? Which games? #BoardGameHour

Q8: Have your purchasing habits/preferences changed over the years? #BoardGameHour

Q9: Do expansions effect your likelihood to buy a game? #BoardGameHour

Q10: If you had one piece of advice for a publisher on how to get you to buy their game what would it be?

Thanks for checking out the questions in advanced, if you think @Benisace (he's really not) and @MofBG (The Minister of Board Games) should chat about somthing mentioned during the hour, just email and let us know

See you for #boardgamehour

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