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« on: July 17, 2022, 02:37:00 AM »

Don't know if I'm the only Canuck who frequents these boards, but in case there are others...

Wondering why Midnight 5e hasn't been released to retail in Canada? Edge Studio informed me via their Facebook page that when they contacted their Canadian distributor about the upcoming release of Midnight 5E, the distributor essentially ghosted them (i.e., Edge never got a reply). And thus, since no orders were placed, no one is distributing Midnight 5E in Canada at the moment. I have found that some American stores like Boardlandia and Cool Stuff Inc won't ship Midnight products to Canada, either. I think Noble Knight Games and the Asmodee US online shop might, but the former has no stock at the moment... and the exorbitant shipping costs from the latter are putting a damper on my cross-border ordering plans. 

I therefore encourage all Canadian fans to contact their favourite Canadian game store(s) and politely urge them to contact their distributor, telling them to order Edge Studio Midnight and other RPG products.

Although Edge did not confirm who the distributor is, I am 90% certain that it is Lion Rampant Imports (https://www.lionrampantimports.com/). I tried contacting Lion Rampant directly, but they ignored me as well... but no surprise there, as I'm an individual and don't have a retailer account with them. Still, you'd think they could show some courtesy with a simple acknowledgement.





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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2022, 08:07:07 PM »

Midnight 5E still isn't available in Canada.

One Canadian retailer confirmed that Lion Rampant Imports is Edge Studio's distributor in Canada (not Asmodee Canada). Another retailer told me that Lion Rampant Imports informed them that the situation was the reverse of what Edge had described, i.e., Lion Rampant Imports had tried to contact Edge to make an order but never heard back from Edge. Not sure what the timeline looks like in all this. It's not clear to me what, if anything, publisher and distributor are doing to resolve the situation, which hurts everyone--consumer, retailers, publisher, and distributor.

I find this whole state of affairs and mutual finger pointing incredibly frustrating. I certainly don't have a good opinion of either Edge Studios, Asmodee, or Lion Rampant Imports at the moment. Just makes it harder for me to get other people excited for Midnight, even though I've been lauding it as my favourite setting for over a decade. Free League look like they've hit 5E dark fantasy out of the park with Ruins of Symbaroum, so maybe I should play that instead.

But, First World problems, I guess.

/end rant
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