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An Org Play Announcement

White Wolf Announces
V:TES 3rd Edition Pre-Release Event
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Direct Inquiries to:
Oscar J Garza III, Organized Play Coordinator
White Wolf Publishing
1554 Litton Drive
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
orgplay // at \\ white-wolf.com
404-292-1819 x238

Vampire: The Eternal Struggle 3rd Edition Pre-Release Event

Now in it's 12th year of play, White Wolf Publishing Celebrates the
latest expansion of Vampire: The Eternal Struggle (VTES), White Wolf
Publishing and the Princes of the Elder Kindred Network (VEKN) are
promoting a weekend long series of tournaments and special events
across the globe. The goal of this world spanning event is to help
existing players entice new players into the game. Below is the basic
information needed to plan your own tournament.

On September 2nd and 3rd, VEKN players and Princes will team up with
retailers around the world in an effort to create new players for
White Wolf's award winning. Ccg, Vampire: The Eternal Struggle.
Coinciding with the launch of the 3rd Edition VTES, this pre-release
event will focus on bringing new players into the fold of one of the
longest running ccgs in the market.

Why is the VTES 3rd Edition pre-release kit the best way to do this?

. Participants will walk away with a free demo deck compliments of
White Wolf.
. The Pre-release kits include unique promo cards exclusive to this
event.
. Available for sale immediately following the demo, each kit includes
starters and boosters of the brand-new VTES 3rd edition for sale to
new players.

Retailers:

$244.99 WW2748 VTES 3rd Edition Pre-release kit

Pre-release kit contents:

1 x 2751WWP VTES 3rd Ed Booster Display
1 x 2752WWP VTES 3rd Ed Starter Display
1 x 2751WWP VTES 3rd Ed Booster Display Prize
5 x 2631WWP VTES Demo Deck: Ventrue
5 x 2632WWP VTES Demo Deck: Aus-Pre
6 x 2633WWP VTES Demo Deck: Anti-Pot
16 x 2541WWP Promo: VTES Playmat 11x17
30 x 2735WWP VTES Promo Card Waxen Poetica

The first two items, one Booster Display and one Starter Display are
slated for sale to take advantage of the weekend long event.  Using
our guidelines, new players can purchase the starter decks and
participate in a sealed deck tournament for up to 8 players.

The remaining Booster display should be allocated to players running
demos in your store. For each demo that the players complete, he or
she should receive a number of booster packs equal to the number of
participants. 

For example, five new players attend an in-store event on Saturday,
September 2nd. Each player participating should receive one free demo
deck, one promo playmat and one promo card. After attending the demo,
the players should each keep their decks and the player who ran the
demo should receive five booster packs, one for each player. After the
demo, the players can purchase one starter deck and four booster packs
each and participate in a sealed deck tournament.

Princes/Organizers:

This event is designed to bolster your existing playgroup and
strengthen ties with your local retailer. It is suggested that members
of your playgroup run demos for new players in the store the day of
the event.

If time allows, there is enough product with this kit to purchase 8
starters and 32 boosters for an 8-person Limited Event.


AFTER THE EVENT:
Let us know how things went. The WW Website will be putting up a news
story on the Pre-release events. We want Pictures, Tell us how many
people showed up. How many players did you meet? We'll draw a name
from the post-event reports submitted and send one person a display of
3rd Edition. Just to say thanks for keeping us in the loop.

PRICES MAY VARY FOR INDIVIDUAL RETAILERS. Princes, Organizers, or
Retailers with concerns may contact Oscar Garza, the Organized Play
Coordinator at orgplay // at \\ white-wolf.com.


Vampire: The Eternal Struggle celebrates its twelfth anniversary this
year.  Designed by Richard Garfield, designer of Magic: The
Gathering®, VTES allows players to pit clans of vampires against one
another in a mix of intrigue and action.

Play VTES Online at http://www.vtesonline.com

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1991, White Wolf Publishing, Inc. has grown, maintaining an average
market share of 26%. With collective book sales in excess of 5.5
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