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Sortierkasten Sortierkiste Sortimentskasten Sortierbox 240 x 155 x 41 mm
Sortierkasten Sortierkiste Sortimentskasten Sortierbox 240 x 155 x 41 mm
Wird angeboten von delex-shop
Preis: EUR 3,15

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4.0 von 5 Sternen Perfect for most board games, 24. April 2015
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i bought this to store pieces for board games, and ended up using it for "Galaxy Defenders". These boxes have a proper hinge (not a molded-to-the-body lid) and the lid is shaped such that it seals off all but the center-most areas tightly (which keeps tiny pieces from sliding from one area to the next during transport). They are too small to hold all of the materials for large board games, but are great for small- and mid-sized games with small pieces.


CSC Perlenbox, Sortierkasten Sortierkiste Sortimentskasten Sortierbox auch perfekt für Loom Gummis. Trennwände variabel!
CSC Perlenbox, Sortierkasten Sortierkiste Sortimentskasten Sortierbox auch perfekt für Loom Gummis. Trennwände variabel!
Wird angeboten von Cross-Stitch-Corner
Preis: EUR 7,99

3.0 von 5 Sternen Flexible but missing a proper hinge, 24. April 2015
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i purchased these to hold the many dozens of pieces for the board game Legends of Andor. Two of them are large enough (and flexible enough) to hold all but two of the (over-sized) pieces, so in essence they do their job well. They are made of durable, slightly flexible (not brittle) plastic. However, they do not have a proper hinge - the lid is molded onto the body - which means that the lid will eventually break off through use. (All of the product pictures are angled such that the hinge is not visible, hiding this detail from buyers!) Thus i can only recommend them for long-term storage or storing things only used occasionally, and not for storing things which must be accessed on a regular basis, as continual opening and closing of the box will eventually cause the hinge to break.


Galaxy Defenders: Elite Alien Army
Galaxy Defenders: Elite Alien Army
Wird angeboten von Funagain Games USA
Preis: EUR 26,09

5.0 von 5 Sternen For those who want to be beaten by the game, 20. April 2015
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This set includes 10 new pieces for use with Galaxy Defenders, namely "elite" (red-colored) versions of all of the blue and green units in the core GD set. It includes a card for each model and a booklet describing how to make use of these units in the existing scenarios. These pieces can also be used as replacements for missing or broken models from the core set (in which case one needs to pretend that they are either green or blue, as appropriate for the scenario).

In my copy one of the models was bent into an "unnatural" standing position (see the model in the far right/rear of the attached image which shows all models), but that was easily corrected: run hot water (uncomfortably hot, but boiling is not necessary) over the model for about 10 seconds, apply light pressure to bend it into place, then, while still holding it in the new position, run cold water over it (after which it stays in the new position). That same technique was used to correct slight bending of 3 models in my core GD set.


Galaxy Defenders: Set of 10 Special Dice
Galaxy Defenders: Set of 10 Special Dice
Wird angeboten von MorgenWelt
Preis: EUR 19,89

5.0 von 5 Sternen Bluer than the originals, 20. April 2015
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These dice are physically identical to the ones which come with Galaxy Defenders except that the blue dice in this set are truly blue (as opposed to a sort of light greenish/greyish-blue of the dice shipped with my GD set). They appear to come from the same manufacturer as the dice packaged with GD, and be of the same quality.


Blank Playing Cards
Blank Playing Cards
von U S Games Systems
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Preis: EUR 15,29

4.0 von 5 Sternen Very nearly perfect, 20. April 2015
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Rezension bezieht sich auf: Blank Playing Cards (Karten)
This collection contains _approximately_ 500 cards (counted by stacking up 100 of them and using that to measure the rest). They measure 58.5mm x 89.5mm (give or take a small fraction of a millimeter), which means that they have the perfect height for typical Ultra-Pro card sleeves (which are 66mm x 91mm), but are not quite as wide as such sleeves, leaving a total of about 5mm of gap between the edges of a card and its sleeve. They can be used with such sleeves, but don't expect them to fit snuggly. They are as thick/sturdy as any typical playing cards.

Other reviewers have reported different levels of glossiness for both sides of the cards, but my two sets have identical front and back sides, both partially, but not completely, glossy. They can be written on by common Stabilo pens, but such ink will smear if not giving a long time to dry. Non-permanent markers also smear badly on this surface. i recommend using permanent markers (Sharpie or similar) or using stickers or stick-on labels.

Glue from a glue-stick appears to hold relatively well, despite the gloss, meaning that these cards can potentially be used as card-stock for gaming counters printed on plain paper, glued to the cards, then cut out to their proper size. Likewise for paper miniatures and similar gaming accessories.

In terms of cost per unit, this is easily the most cost-effective set of blank cards i have seen to-date, and readily recommend it to anyone who requires blank or customized cards, provided they fit the user's size requirements. My only wish is that the cards were 5mm wider so that they fit snuggly in typical Ultra-Pro card sleeves. Nonetheless, they are usable with such sleeves, as well having a nice weight for cardstock counters and paper miniatures, making them an immensely useful accessory for my gaming needs.


Car Wars Classic
Car Wars Classic
Wird angeboten von Jac in a box
Preis: EUR 22,55

4.0 von 5 Sternen Huge bang for the buck, could have used a bit better editing, 20. April 2015
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Rezension bezieht sich auf: Car Wars Classic (Spielzeug)
Forewarning: Car Wars is _not_ for casual gamers. It is a time-intensive game with a moderate number of charts and tables, plus a significant amount of number-crunching (especially if one wants to design custom vehicles).

This rendition of Car Wars is a reprint of the fourth edition Classic set from 1990. It contains upgraded components, compared to the 1990 edition, including high-quality pre-cut counters (about 1mm thick) and a double-sided arena map, but the rules text contains the same errors which the 1990 edition does (all relatively minor in nature, but one might have expected the project's editor to give it a once-over before reprinting it). This is a complete Car Wars set, compatible with other official add-ons, and includes enough counters (cars, cycles, oil slicks, etc.) for moderately large battles. Curiously, it includes no "road section" sheets (arguably the most common learning platform for new autoduelers) and only includes one "turning key" (i expected it to contain two). Nonetheless, players may want to obtain (via SJG's Warehouse23 web site) additional materials to extend the game - most (or all?) of the Car Wars sets and add-ons are available in PDF form via Warehouse23.

Despite its minor "misfeatures" (namely editing mistakes, sub-optimal/poor use of the back sides of the counters, lack of road sections, and a complete lack of pull-out charts and tables (one must continually look them up in the book during play)), this box contains huge bang for the price - a virtually endless variety of road-based and arena combat situations can be simulated with these rules (which contain a set of "stock vehicles" plus all the info needed for creating custom vehicles). Owners of the Car Wars Compendium will find nothing new here (and will find some parts missing, e.g. gasoline engines and 18-wheelers are not described in this set), but it nonetheless provides a complete game for vehicular combat simulation, ready to be used (over and over) as-is or optionally expanded with other Car Wars material (see the Warehouse23 web site).

i would rate this a 5 of 5 had SJG taken the time to fix the more obvious editing mistakes, included road sections, and collected the various charts and tables into a separate set of pages (as it is, one must continually refer to the book, scattered around various chapters). Nonetheless, i can heartily recommend this to hard-core gaming enthusiasts.


Logitech K400 Wireless Touch Tastatur (QWERTZ, deutsches Tastaturlayout) schwarz
Logitech K400 Wireless Touch Tastatur (QWERTZ, deutsches Tastaturlayout) schwarz
Preis: EUR 31,89

5.0 von 5 Sternen Unusually comfortable for a small keyboard, 18. April 2015
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Bought this for use on an embedded PC (ODroid/Raspberry Pi) on the recommendation of a colleague. Despite its relatively small size, it is quite comfortable to use. The back of the keyboard has a covered slot for its wireless dongle, so there is little risk of losing the dongle when the keyboard is not in use. The batteries (2xAA) lasts ages - have not had to replace mine in about 9 months of occasional use. Works flawlessly with both Android and Linux on the ODroid platform, as well as with various OSes on a Raspberry Pi. It includes several buttons useful for (and recognized by) Android systems, e.g. "Home", screen lock, and power buttons.


EiFi Feuerbällchen Anzünder, Braun, 2.5 kg (200 Stück)
EiFi Feuerbällchen Anzünder, Braun, 2.5 kg (200 Stück)
Preis: EUR 15,12

4.0 von 5 Sternen No fuss, no mess, 18. April 2015
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Unlike many types of fire starters, these have no stink of fuel (indeed, no scent at all). They light easily and stay lit for up to about 10 minutes. The only minor downside is that while they are burning they give off a small bit of liquid (from the melting wax) which can condense on the fireplace window. i recommend wiping it off as it collects (the first 5 minutes or so) because it is easy to do so and it stops soot from sticking to it. If it is not wiped up quickly, soot quickly begins to stick to it and the glass becomes more difficult to clean later on. Despite that very minor point, they function well and i will be buying another pack of these for next winter.


Blanko Würfel 30 mehrfach beschreibbar Weiß
Blanko Würfel 30 mehrfach beschreibbar Weiß
Wird angeboten von Tarquin Group
Preis: EUR 6,99

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5.0 von 5 Sternen Weightier/sturdier than wooden dice, 18. April 2015
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Unlike their wooden counterparts, these dice are heavy enough that they do not stick together when, e.g., stickers used to label them leave a small bit of glue behind. 14mm is a bit small (would prefer 18-20mm), but for the money, a 30-pack of these is a great deal for those who want or need customized 6-sided dice. 12mm stickers or a permanent marker can be used to label each side. They're too small for detailed work, incapable of holding more than 2-3 letters (legibly) per side, but just fine when one only needs a single number or simple symbol per side. Alternately, they can be used as-is, without markings, as "resource cubes" or generic markers.

Their construction and materials are of high quality, with no seems or "mixing swirls" visible, and i have no doubt they are durable enough to endure years of use.


Etikett 12mm Farbpunkt f.sort 240Et 1Pack
Etikett 12mm Farbpunkt f.sort 240Et 1Pack
Wird angeboten von Papier-Kohler - Ihr Spezialist für Büroverbrauchsmaterial
Preis: EUR 2,19

5.0 von 5 Sternen Perfect for use on blank dice, 18. April 2015
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i use these to customize blank dice. They stick well enough to be durable during use and yet are easy to peel off when one wants to repurpose a the dice. Easy to write on, but (because they are slightly glossy) can smudge a bit when using non-permanent markers. Recommend using fine-tip permanent markers to write on them.


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