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Beyond the Sword for Mac OS is Shipping!

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Macintosh' started by dojoboy, Jul 23, 2009.

  1. scriblerus

    scriblerus Chieftain

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    Dear Brad

    thanks again for the reply. You've been the best (only) source of information through this, but you had previously given the impression that you weren't in the loop on details of the final release - if you were just being discreet, I apologise for underestimating the extent of your knowledge.
    Very glad to hear things are moving; utterly baffled as to why the PC publisher should be holding back any Aspyr announcement........you'd expect them to have the right to approve the press release, but frankly also expect them to approve it before it all got so close to the wire.

    I shall not tattle.
    ;)
     
  2. Beamup

    Beamup Higgs boson

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    Indeed. We really do appreciate the information, particularly when you're sticking your neck out somewhat to give it to us.
     
  3. cmason

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    Looks like it's available in France now:

    http://www.ludomac.com/actualite/Civilization-IV-Beyond-the-Sword_2815.htm

    According to the above, it's in stock and available today. They mention the requirement is Civ IV, or Civ IV Gold, so I guess this means you don't need warlords and can just use it with vanilla Civ IV, as someone was asking.

    Update: Ouch, at 34,99€, that's quite a hefty price!
     
  4. cmason

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    Hmm, looks like amazon US now says it's in stock and shipping. There's nothing yet at amazon Canada. I tried ordering from the US, but they won't ship it here. :(

    Anyone know where to buy this in Canada?

    Thanks.
     
  5. Aldernablou

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    well , I wait tomorrow to see whether the post-office employee will pose on the door mat the gift ordered today;)
     
  6. Blondel58

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    Today I got the confirmation that they have shipped it from Germany to me in Austria :bounce:
     
  7. Aldernablou

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    Dann BLONDEL , macht man sich einen Teil zusammen dieses Wochenende :goodjob:
     
  8. Blondel58

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    :cry: not this weekend - I guess I will get it on tuesday
     
  9. AlanH

    AlanH Mac addict, php monkey Moderator Hall of Fame Staff Supporter GOTM Staff

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    :lol: I got a dispatch notification from Amazon today. Yippee! ... Then I realised it's for a kiddie car seat I've ordered from them, not BtS :(
     
  10. dojoboy

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    Why the disappointment? It's not like you're actually going to play the game.

    You'll test some assets, GOTM files, and maybe a mod someone has asked about.

    ;)
     
  11. AlanH

    AlanH Mac addict, php monkey Moderator Hall of Fame Staff Supporter GOTM Staff

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    Just trying to give out empathetic waves ...

    Well, if I can't do it I'll be looking for someone else to step in. Are you volunteering? :)

    My main concern is I shall have to develop a Mac HoF Mod for v3.19, assuming someone might want to play BOTMs on a Mac.
     
  12. Graven

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    As an update, Amazon shipped mine out last night and UPS claims it is out for delivery. I should have it by tonight.
     
  13. dojoboy

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    I am at your service, if needed, my lord.

    And, I do for one want to play some BtS GOTMs. I need to add another lowest score to my awards. ;)
     
  14. nauticus

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    Amazon shipped mine today and it will be delivered by wed july 29!!! yay! though, not as cool as the people who are going to get it before me. :)
     
  15. dojoboy

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    They estimate mine ships on the 29th. So, you're more cool than me. :(
     
  16. scriblerus

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    Well, while the US and Europe celebrate the arrival of BTS, Amazon UK has just changed its status from "Not in Stock" to "Usually Delivered in 1 to 2 months"........
    :crazyeye:
     
  17. cmason

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    Seriously, anyone from Aspyr? Where do I buy this in Canada? You have a customer here wanting to spend money, but can't find the product. Maybe it's about time you put the product page back with "where to buy" info (that's not just US only.) Talk about shooting yourself in the foot.
     
  18. dojoboy

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    Can you not order it from Amazon.com (US)? Are the rules that tight?

    Interestingly, Aspyr did release an announcement for Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition, on the Mac and PC, yesterday.
     
  19. cmason

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    Well, I hate to spend the extra money since I get free shipping in Canada with anything over $35 (and it will likely be cheaper here), but I tried anyway and it said they don't ship that product to Canada. (I've occasionally purchased stuff from amazon US over the years and not had this problem before.)

    I'm sure there's lots of people in Canada that would like to buy this, assuming they even knew about it, of course. Brad's being doing a great job trying to fill us in, but someone is obviously asleep at the wheel here. I want to spend money to buy this game, but I can tell you there's many people that would be happy to pirate it and play for free. Do everyone a favour and provide information on where people can pay for this before they decide it's easier to pirate.

    Note, I know the rules and I'm not promoting copyright violation, I'll wait and buy this thing. But this has got to be a consideration since many people won't. Hell, I bet the first Canadian mac users hear about this product even existing is when they see it on mininova.
     
  20. Joey Numbaz

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    Mine shipped and will arrive Monday!
     

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