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#1 Marduk

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 11:49 AM

Numerous reports of warped / misaligning / mis-cut game boards in the first print run have prompted a welcome quick reply from Christian Petersen to replace your mis-cut boards

 

 



#2 Wolvenwood

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 03:39 AM

As the instigator of that particular BGG thread, just let me say that this mis-cut issue in no way dampens my enthusiasm for GoT2 or FFG. The company stood up admirably to make thing right. FFG has a solid rep in the industry for excellent customer service and once again has shown they deserve it (although  I do miss Thad...)



#3 Marduk

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 09:59 PM

 yes its otherwise a great and well produced game.



#4 Marduk

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Posted 08 December 2011 - 10:36 AM

 Here is everything I've learned by going through the process myself.

You need to email: customerservice@fantasyflightgames.com

Requesting a replacement AGOT version 2 board due to miscut / misalignment issues.

With the following information (as required by FFG support);

Name: xxx
Shipping Address: xxx
Phone Number: xxx
Email: xxx


Replacement boards should ship in January maybe - with a followup email from FFG presumably when they do.



#5 Torpedo

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 04:58 PM

Hmm.  I know I'm getting AGoT 2nd edition for Christmas but won't know until then whether my board has a warping problem.  I hope the offer of replacement boards is still good after Christmas.



#6 DadouXIII

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 08:50 PM

 So I got my game today, and yes, the game board is warped!

I send the email just 2 minutes ago, I hope everything will go fine :)



#7 salemchrist

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 03:27 PM

 I got this game for xmas. It's great. However, my board was also warped. But only a little bit. Putting some other board games over it to flatten it out overnight seems to have fixed things up. How warped were other people's boards? Is mine likely to bow again once I pull it back out of the box?



#8 Destroyerhive

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 11:37 AM

I received mine this week and yesterday had my first game with it,such a great game. The misaligned board does mean that we have to have the long sections overlap but its not a massive problem, just difficult placing in the middle sections. I have written to Fantasy Flight to ask for a replacement board but i would say to everyone seeing this thread, do not worry, the game is still brilliant to play and Fantasy Flight have great customer service when it comes to replacing anything faulty or missing. Hopefully the new board comes soon as we only have 4 of our group there yesterday to play and now we have people fighting over the opportunity to play it.



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Posted 23 January 2012 - 11:28 PM

Hi guys, i've received an email reply from Fantasy Flight about this so thought i would share it.

 

'Sorry about the delay in getting a hold of you. We sadly are undergoing structural change here at the customer service department which has resulted in a slow down of parts replacement and response to general requests.

We would like to inform you that we've received your request for a replacement board for the A Game of Thrones Board Game 2nd Edition.

Fantasy Flight Games wants you to have the best materials possible when you purchase our games, and we sincerely apologize that your copy of A Game of Thrones Board Game 2nd Edition is experiencing any issues, therefore we will gladly send you a new game board at no cost to you.

We have ordered a new batch of replacement boards. We had originally hoped these would arrive in January but due to the methodical steps of making sure all issues are addressed and due to delays in shipping for Chinese New Year, this shipment is expected to arrive around mid-February (approximately February 13th). At this time, we will begin shipping the requested replacement boards. We will follow-up with an email when we begin sending the boards out. '

 

so i should be getting a new board by end of February.

Hope this helps any of you who haven't heard anything yet or haven't yet acted upon their warped boards


 



#10 StarDuster

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 04:30 PM

 After seeing a couple of reports of the "warped" playing boards I decided to open up my copy that I got for Christmas and see if I needed to contact customer support. I had previously opened the game and separated all the house pieces into separate ziplock bags (for when I did play) and went over the rules. Sadly I haven't had time to play it yet (Heck, I just got to play the LCG with a third person for the first time the other day.)

Anyway, sent out an email to CS. Hopefully I can get a replacement board still. Maybe they will even do something about my damaged punch-out tokens. Which, by the way, wasn't FFG's fault. The entire board game was damaged in one of the corners which caused some damage to each of the punch-out sheets in that corner as well as slight damage to the board itself.

I'm looking forward to my first game though, with or without any replacements.



#11 imdahman

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 06:18 AM

 i emailed them on Friday about my warped board as I just bought the game - still waiting on a response. 



#12 CenturionCajun

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 03:29 PM

I just bought my copy and have the same issue. Sent off an e-mail so hope I'm not too late to get a replacement. Otherwise it's an amazing game.



#13 Neemo

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 04:26 AM

how long does it take them to respond...is it better to email them directly or to fill out the customer help form?

i emailed them friday last week and its now tuesday with no response...



#14 StarDuster

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 04:36 AM

Neemo said:

how long does it take them to respond...is it better to email them directly or to fill out the customer help form?

i emailed them friday last week and its now tuesday with no response...

 

It took them about a week to get back with me about the mis-cut board and another week for another response on some punch-out replacements. Just be patient and wait, the email will come.



#15 Neemo

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 04:52 AM

awesome thanks

i was going to email them again but figured i'd post in here to see what hte response time usually is :)

such a great game

i nearly won in round 4 then 4 of the 5 players ganged up on me and reduced me to 2 strongholds...it was tense! lol



#16 illuvatar

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 06:55 AM

  Some news a week after the 13th February ?



#17 StarDuster

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 11:04 AM

 

Greetings,

We have an update regarding your replacement board for A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition.

Fantasy Flight Games has received its shipment of replacement boards, and is now processing all requests in the order they were received. You should expect to see your request processed within 2-4 weeks, depending on your location.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, and appreciate your understanding and support. As always, please contact us directly if you have any further questions or concerns, and good luck in your fight for the Iron Throne.

 

That's the email they have sent out recently. I posted the whole email the other day in response to your question Illuvatar, but I assume it didn't allow the post because I included the "Sincerely FFG blah blah" at the bottom of the email.



#18 illuvatar

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:20 PM

 I have received this mail, thanks... I'm french and my english sucks, so i don't always understand all of what it's said ... :/



#19 illuvatar

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 11:25 PM

 I've just received my new Boardgame. Thanks a lot and very good job !!!!



#20 Rumrummer

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 07:17 AM

Just wanted to add, I recently got the game, noticed the warped game board, sent a single email to parts replacement @ FFG and in just over a week I received the replacement.  Really impressed with their customer service and quick turn-around time.  I created this account just to express my satisfaction. :)

 






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