AuthorTopic: Pricing error? Pixel book "Character Design for Mobile Device" is only $5 at B&N  (Read 10296 times)

Offline AdamTierney

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A co-worker of mine got this from a publisher for X-Mas and I instantly recognized Gary's (Army of Trolls) sprites on the cover. The book is really amazing - it's a broad overview of pixelling, focusing on a number of aspects of the artform, and showcases folks like Gary, Henk, Tsugumo and many other familiar names.

Here's the odd thing - the book's supposed to be $30 and it's only $5 at Barnes & Noble.   :huh: :o

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780240808086&itm=6

I have to assume this is some kind of pricing error, but since I had a $25 gift card I went ahead and ordered 5 copies for our office. Anyone looking for a great little miscellanea on pixelling should definitely pick this one up.

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it's now out of stock unfortunately. Good deal!

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Damn...I want that....I wonder if the local b&n will have it...... ???
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it's now out of stock unfortunately. Good deal!

You sure? I checked right now and it's still listed as "Usually ships within 24 hours".

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that's weird, I just checked again and it's back in stock. Might've been another one of those glitches

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Nice find. :) I'm gonna find a way to get a copy.

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that's weird, I just checked again and it's back in stock. Might've been another one of those glitches

Maybe I cleaned them out with my 5 copies, and they had to process an order for more or something. I hope B&N is the only one getting screwed on this, and not the author.
« Last Edit: December 29, 2006, 06:12:08 am by AdamTierney »

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thanks adam, I went and ordered a copy :)
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wow, i remember wanting a book like this when i was getting coffee with friends at  barnes and noble.  Definitely gonna get it.