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Nurglitch_PS
14-12-2005, 15:16
This topic appears from time to time. I wonder if it would be a good idea for mods to make it a sticky one? Anyway, the discount retailers I know:

Australia

Supplied by insaniak (http://warseer.com/forums/member.php?u=2866)
Milsims http://www.milsims.com.au/ They offer a standard 10% discount on all GW stuff, and their shipping charges are fairly low. They also have 'Crazy Specials' that are usually 20% off retail, although will sometimes be more... they had a LOTR package a few months back that included the Fellowship, Amon Hen and Orthanc boxed sets together for AU$55 (Normally $58.50 just for the Fellowship...)
Discount: 10-20%


Canada

Supplied by Grimaldus (http://warseer.com/forums/member.php?u=5694),Acolyte (http://warseer.com/forums/member.php?u=1781)
Great Canadian Minis http://www.gc-minis.com/ I think the prices( all prices) are 30% off or something like that. I haven't had any dealings with them as of yet, but know people who have, and they've had nothing but good things to say. My guess is that that's 30% off talking
Discount: around 30% minus local tax (7-15%)


United Kingdom

Supplied by Ahmato (http://warseer.com/forums/member.php?u=682)
Oracle Games: http://www.oraclegames.co.uk - Wh40k and other systems, Cadian Heavy Weapons Squad costs 16GBP + postage. Postage is from 3 to 6GBP depending on the parcell weight. No oppinions about the service have been submitted.
Discount: 20-25%

SWHS: http://swhs.co.uk/ - I have purchased almost all my toys with them. The discount is one of the very best, unfortunatelly the shipping time can be extreme. The longest I've had to wait was 1 month and do not count on a time shorter than 2 weeks. Still the shop is reliable and I recommend it if you are not in a hurry.
Discount: 15-20%

NU Gaming http://www.nugaming.com/ - never tried them, the offer seems a bit out of date, stock info not available, plus I've heard they are closing shop.
Discount: around 10%

Maelstrom Games: http://www.maelstromgames.co.uk/, http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Maelstrom-Games-Ltd - had some dealings with them. Reliable. The discount in the shop (buy it now option) is something like 10% (18GBP for Cadian Heavy Weapon Squad compared to GW 20GBP) and shipping is free on Buy It Now purchases.
Discount: around 10%

Cut My Own Throat Games: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Cut-My-Own-Throat-Games - had some dealings with them. Reliable, on one occasion when Royal Mail lost the parcell they have posted a new one instantly. Discount is around 10%, but unlike The Maelstrom Games they do not give you a free postage, so the cost of Cadian Heavy Weapon Squad sums up as price 20GBP + postage 2GBP = 20GBP. That's the GW price. So using Buy It Now option does not seem to be a good idea.
Discount: around 10%

USA

Supplied by FireN.Brimstone (http://warseer.com/forums/member.php?u=5864)
The WarStore.com http://www.thewarstore.com/gamesworkshoporders.htm Never dealt with them personally, but I've never heard anything bad. They give a 20% discount and free shipping on orders over $75 (in US only). If you can get a $350 (after discount) order together then you get another 5% off.
Discount: 20-25%

Grimaldus
14-12-2005, 16:01
CANADA

The main one I know of here in Canada is GREAT CANADIAN MINIS. I think the prices( all prices) are 30% off or something like that. I haven't had any dealings with them as of yet, but know people who have, and they've had nothing but good things to say. My guess is that that's 30% off talking;)
http://www.gc-minis.com/

Acolyte
14-12-2005, 16:24
GC Minis DOES charge 30% off, however they also charge tax. Up here in the Yukon, and the assorted other provinces that only charge 7% tax, it works out well. However, in the provinces that charge 15% tax, you can get cheaper.

On the other hand, their shipping, at least in Canada, is very cheap and very fast.

I highly recommend GC minis.

FireN.Brimstone
14-12-2005, 17:09
America
The War Store (http://www.thewarstore.com/gamesworkshoporders.htm). Never dealt with them personally, but I've never heard anything bad. They give a 20% discount and free shipping on orders over $75 (in US only). If you can get a $350 (after discount) order together then you get another 5% off.

t-tauri
14-12-2005, 17:28
UK

Nugaming changed hands recently and seems to have gone very quiet. I've moved to Maelstrom for my new stuff who via their website http://www.maelstromgames.co.uk/
give a straight 10% with free postage.

SWHS are getting their stuff from GW only when you order it, hence the very slow turnaround. Maelstrom are within walking distance of GW so restock much quicker and hold bigger stocks.

There'll be a few readers unhappy at the England bias-all the Scots, Welsh, Irish, Manx and wherever else fits in.

damz451
14-12-2005, 17:40
the discount plus postage cost is pretty much the same as buying in the store... maybe like 1 cheaper but u'd have to wait a while to get it

sulla
14-12-2005, 21:00
Good stuff guys. Anyone know any discounters in the southern hemisphere?

starlight
14-12-2005, 21:11
GC Minis DOES charge 30% off, however they also charge tax.
:rolleyes: Well, yes everyone here in Canada pays tax:rolleyes:. No different than walking into a GW store and buying the same item:eyebrows:. However with a 30% discount, you pay.......wait for it......30% less tax as well:eek:.

GC Minis is actually about 28% off because it's 3% of the (discounted) order for shipping. However, still the best deal I've found. They have a good rep and now that I'm not Staff, I'll be doing my first-hand buying through them.

Shipping and tax terms: http://www.gc-minis.com/msg4.htm

insaniak
14-12-2005, 21:14
Milsims (http://www.milsims.com.au/) is the way to go in Oz. They offer a standard 10% (not much, but about the best you'll get these days down here) discount on all GW stuff, and their shipping charges are fairly low.

They also have 'Crazy Specials' that are usually 20% off retail, although will sometimes be more... they had a LOTR package a few months back that included the Fellowship, Amon Hen and Orthanc boxed sets together for AU$55 (Normally $58.50 just for the Fellowship...)

TitusAndronicus
14-12-2005, 21:27
*waits for this thread to die after GW call sNick and threatens broken arms*

t-tauri
14-12-2005, 21:35
*waits for this thread to die after GW call sNick and threatens broken arms*
GW makes as much profit on stuff sold through the discounters as they do everywhere except through their own mail order. While GW US may have had a hissy fit over web sales most of the rest of GW seems to recognise the money it brings in.

Ahmato
15-12-2005, 07:35
UK
http://www.oraclegames.co.uk

25% off 40k and almost every over system? Yes Please:)