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01-19-2012, 12:32 AM
Check out this new article from the Daily Illuminator that Steve Jackson Games posted:

January 19, 2012: Freebie Jeebies! (http://www.sjgames.com/ill/archives.html?m=January&y=2012&d=19)



http://www.worldofmunchkin.com/epic/img/cover_sm.jpg (http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=SJG37-2011)</p>

We were poking the sales numbers on e23 (http://e23.sjgames.com/) the other day, and we saw something interesting. We&#39;ve always known that freebies (http://e23.sjgames.com/samples.html) are popular among digital shoppers (the price is right!), but we noticed that every year there&#39;s a spike in downloads of Epic Munchkin (http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=SJG37-2011) just after Christmas, which continues into the new year.</p>

I&#39;m guessing this is because folks get new Munchkin (http://www.worldofmunchkin.com/) sets for the holidays, and they&#39;re looking for ideas of how to keep the fun going in a new and interesting way . . . and the Epic rules certainly qualify!</p>

There&#39;s a smaller end-of-year spike with other e23 freebies, including GURPS Lite (http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=SJG37-0004), the Munchkin Tournament Rules (http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=SJG37-2013), and the Ars Magica 4th Edition Core Rulebook (http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=AG0204) (possibly because folks are trying out their new iPads (http://www.sjgames.com/ill/a/2010-12-05) or other PDF-reading gizmos), but nothing like Epic Munchkin.</p>

If you&#39;re testing your own gadgety gift or otherwise want to discover how quick and easy it is to shop at e23 (http://e23.sjgames.com/), you can&#39;t go wrong with checking our select list of samples (http://e23.sjgames.com/samples.html) or our complete collection of all free items (http://e23.sjgames.com/search.html?price_lo=0&price_hi=0) currently available. And if you haven&#39;t done so already, get online and get Epic (http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=SJG37-2011) -- a jillion other Munchkins can&#39;t be wrong!</p>

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--Steven Marsh (smarsh@sjgames.com)</p>