How did you first know about AGEod games

I saw an AGEod game in a shop (Walmart, Virgin, etc.)
11%
20
I read a game review on a website (please tell us which one)
18%
32
I read a post in a forum (please tell us which one)
33%
58
I read a game review in a magazine (please tell us which one)
11%
19
A friend told me about it in real life
4%
7
A friend told me about it on the internet
4%
7
I saw a member signature in an internet forum
1%
2
I clicked on an advertising banner on a website (please tell us which one)
1%
2
I saw an AGEod game in a webshop (Amazon, NWS, ect)
9%
16
I was doing a keyword search through Internet
8%
15
 
Total votes: 178
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Korrigan
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How did you first hear about AGEod's games?

Sun Mar 23, 2008 10:15 pm

Hello,

We would like to know what are the current most efficient means of communication for us.

How did you end up buying one of our games, or looking into our website.

Please, post to give details.

Cheers,

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arsan
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Sun Mar 23, 2008 10:36 pm

The first i heard about AGEOD was a post over The Wargamer forums talking about Birth of America.
I think it was December 2005 or so... :p apy:
Regards!

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Sun Mar 23, 2008 10:37 pm

I was surfing [using Dogpile.com] for American Revolution wargames, and found BoA at Matrix. d/l'd the demo, loved it, bought it. :king:

Once I was 'logged in' at AGEOD forums, I saw AACW, d/l'd the demo, loved it, bought it....... uninstalled FOF soon after.... :siffle:
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Mon Mar 24, 2008 1:14 am

I first heard of AGEOD from a post on the Paradox forum. The date would have been April 2006 *looking at the date in my box on the left*.
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Mon Mar 24, 2008 1:16 am

I read a BOA AAR that was posted at the Paradox forums :)
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Evren
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Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:35 am

My story about the game is pathetic i guess. I saw about the ACW in a game site like ign or gamespot (one of the two, i can't exactly remember which) in november 2007, and it was a preview actually. And if i'm not wrong, it wrote that the game was to be published (probably in the US market) so i decided to wait. :tournepas

After a month, i realized that i could use google for searching on the internet and i learned that the game was published so much earlier. :niark: The search took me to the forums. After reading a few posts and trying the demo, i decided to buy the game.

PS: Before judging me, please note that i am not (ok, i was not) a wargamer.

Jojo le Gouffy
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Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:19 am

Lecture de Cyberstratège pour Birth...
Mais comme la période ne m'intéressait pas j'ai attendu AACW
J'ai même changé d'ordinateur pour pouvoir y jouer :nuts:

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Hobbes
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Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:37 am

arsan wrote:The first i heard about AGEOD was a post over The Wargamer forums talking about Birth of America.
I think it was December 2005 or so... :p apy:
Regards!


I think I was the same as arsan but it's difficult to remember now.

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Jabberwock
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Mon Mar 24, 2008 5:18 pm

I think my story was pretty much the same as Evren's, only happened about six or seven months earlier. Please don't judge me either. :innocent:
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Eoghammer
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Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:28 pm

j'ai lu une critique d'un des jeux dans un des magazines spécialisé (probablement cyberstratège mais VaeVictis est une autre possibilité)


I have read a article in a french wargame magazine.

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Duckman
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Tue Mar 25, 2008 3:25 pm

i read an aar on paradox. quite some time expired before i finally god BOA. the only game i own at the moment, due to my like for the era

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Heldenkaiser
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Tue Mar 25, 2008 3:58 pm

I was "recruited" by Gene Renna, a fellow CCC member. He sent me an email pointing me to BoA. I then recalled that I had seen previews. Anyway I had a closer look and was completely sold. The graphics! Nuff said. :cool:
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Kotik
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Tue Mar 25, 2008 4:39 pm

I found about Ageod from Paradox Interactives forum and have since then barely visited PI's forum, this place is much better :coeurs:

EDIT: Just realised that I have been 2 years on this forum, and have been fun and intresting every single day.
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Franciscus
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Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:08 pm

Can you believe that I do not remember exactly ? :p apy:

I think I was googling for ACW games about a year ago and found a reference of Ageod's AACW. The rest is history... :coeurs:

tagwyn
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What Forum?

Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:31 pm

Guys: I saw the reference to BOA vs. For Liberty on Wargamer. I have been kicked off for calling a member a "potato head" but still read it. This lead to AACW which I bought first, then NC and finally BOA. Waiting for VG. :p apy: :niark:

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Woody
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Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:31 pm

The first time I heard a review of an AGEOD game was in a french magazine (PC4WAR). I bought BoA and I fall in love of this game :coeurs:

Then... I bought AACW (the best one in my point of view) and NC. I learn a lot of things about american civil war and due to AGEOD's game, I read several books about this conflict. Thanks a lot for your wonderful games :hat:

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Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:36 pm

i was playing this other ACW game, published by matrix, cant even remember the name :siffle: , i was reading the forums at matrix and found out that there was another ACW game out (since i wasnt satisfied with the game i played, i immediately googled AGEOD and found it)
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GShock
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Sun Mar 30, 2008 3:58 pm

I was looking for europa universalis 3 on gamersgate website when i found the recommendation from their staff on AACW. I bought AACW immediately digidl, next day i bought EU3.

Now EU3 lasted 2 days in my hands, AACW doesn't wanna leave me alone...it jumped in my baggage and chased me till Cali! :)
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tremy
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Mon Mar 31, 2008 4:10 am

Read that the developer of EU. was developing a new game.
E-mailed Philippe with a question and was amazed to be sent map and some rules before game release.
With such commitment ,I felt that the only gentlemanly response was to purchase BOA. within hours of release.
Will continue to get anything coming from the two Philippes until they show a lack of interest in their customers and the forum becomes less friendly,interesting and helpful.

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Anguille
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Mon Mar 31, 2008 9:11 am

I am not 100% sure but i think i read first about Birth of America in the Wargamer forum. But i already had bought Great Invasions before.

anarchyintheuk
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Mon Mar 31, 2008 8:05 pm

Read about BoA on Matrix forums,

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Bruit Bleu
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Mon Mar 31, 2008 8:33 pm

J'ai découvert BOA en lisant Vae Victis (courant 2006), testé la démo mais guère accroché, sans doute faute de temps à y consacrer.

Quelques mois plus tard, après avoir lu un AAR de ACW, je téléchargeai les démos des deux jeux.
Cette fois j'ai bien plus apprécié BOA, et l'ai acheté dans la foulée. ACW a suivi peu après, et NCP dès sa sortie. :hat:

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Lasse
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Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:12 pm

Read about BoA at the OT forums at Paradox (someone wrote an aar)

keith
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Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:17 pm

totally by accident, just surfing the net looking for decent wargames and got lucky with this one

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saintsup
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Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:25 am

Cyberstratege or PC4War for BOA

tyrex
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Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:22 am

Cyberstratege et PC4War sur BOA pour ma part

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Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:32 pm

I read a rewiew on AACW in french magazine PC4WAR or CyberStratege.
Then I found the forum and bought the game.
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Coregonas
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Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:43 pm

I was in FNAC -store-in barcelona searching for some books for christmas (dont remember DEC 2004 or 2005?)...

i told my wife... that was my present :niark:

--- it did remembered me of 1776 AH games and tried.

It was a lucky day for me!

oohh I forgot... I read in the pack about being a Thibaut design! I did played you excelent original EU with counters and die rolls!

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Cosimus
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Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:13 am

Searched with Google: "PhilThib" "EU" "LGG" Pax Romana" "AWE"
wanted some eratas for the Rules and a workable patch for "Pax Romana"
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Sat Apr 05, 2008 1:38 am

In the Paradox French OT. :)

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