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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 6:37 pm 
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Missed the preorder; but picked up a copy on eBay, enjoying the read through. Planning to run it soon. Is the PDF going to be available soon, would love to be able to prep and read on my iPad as well.

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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 7:16 pm 
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Can you share your thoughts on the book? Im a big fan of The Keep.

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 9:47 pm 
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Yeah, I'm a little confused.

I picked up my hardcopy at my local retailer weeks ago. How can it be difficult to put out a pdf at the same time?

I want to start playing this soon, and while the big book is a very nice collectible it's kind of unwieldy to use at the table. I'd like to just print out the pages I need for the day's session.


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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2018 9:19 am 
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That's exactly how I prep; I collect the book and do most of my reading of the PDF on my iPad, and print out then mark up the pages I need. I don't even mind paying extra for the PDF.

It sounded like it was supposed to come at the same time which makes me think there might have been a rights issue with the PDF containing the scans of the originals, since the PDFs are sold on RPGNOW?

Blood Axe, I wish I could give you my thoughts, but I've yet to begin to prep the book because I hate doing that on a hardcover...:)


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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2018 2:42 pm 
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dcampbez wrote:
...which makes me think there might have been a rights issue with the PDF containing the scans of the originals...

Except the whole project was done in tandem with WotC, so that can't be it, all rights remain with WotC. Goodman was a licensee on this, doing the work for a share of the profit, essentially. It's not like they "pirated" the originals.

I'm sure it will turn up. For whatever reason, the PDFs from Goodman don't seem to come along simultaneously with the print versions. Almost like they want to sell print versions if they're going to bother printing them... :wink:

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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 7:20 am 
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GnomeBoy wrote:
dcampbez wrote:
For whatever reason, the PDFs from Goodman don't seem to come along simultaneously with the print versions. Almost like they want to sell print versions if they're going to bother printing them... :wink:

In this case they say they’ve already sold out the first printing, so that seems unlikely to be the reason. At least, it’s not a GOOD reason...


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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 2:20 pm 
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Speaking in an unofficial capacity, releasing printed products and PDFs are sometimes two different things when it comes to licenses. Wizards isn't exactly offering PDF copies of its 5E adventures for sale anywhere outside of Fantasy Grounds last time I checked. They may be have restrictions in the license with Goodman as well.

If Goodman is allowed to sell PDFs of the book, I'm certain it will happen. If it doesn't, it's not because of any decision on the part of GG.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:44 pm 
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Found an update on the product page. Looks like no PDF for us.

"(NOTE! Since this article was originally posted we have learned that Goodman Games does NOT have the rights to produce a PDF version of Into the Borderlands. We do apologize for any confusion this might have caused.)"


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