Bits and Mortar is a pro-retailer, pro-brick-and-mortar, pro-PDF, pro-eBook initiative backed by several game publishers (find out who). We love real, physical brick and mortar game stores, and we want to see them survive — and thrive — even as the digital content options for gaming become more prevalent.
Plenty of customers out there want the best of both worlds. They want the easy portability of an e-book, and the lasting durability of one made out of paper, glue, and ink. They want to be able to support their favorite local game stores, and they want to be able to support their favorite publishers. Bits and Mortar initiative is all about making sure they don’t have to choose one or the other. We want them to choose both, every time.
If a customer buys a book published by a Rogue Games from their local game store, and that book is available online as a combined print and PDF bundle, we will give them the PDF at no additional charge. It’s a free value-add and a thank you from the publisher for supporting their local game store.
Better yet, we will make it possible for that local game store to give the PDF to the customer directly, keeping the sale completely “in house”.
When we have a product up for preorders online, offering a free PDF for those who preorder, we will work with retail stores to provide that same offer in-store. Your customers won’t have to choose between getting access to something early online and supporting their favorite store — they’ll get to do both in one place.
Bits and Mortar is open to all retailers. To find out more, or to sign up, visit: http://www.bits-and-mortar.com/how-do-i-join/
If you are a distributor or retailer interested in wholesale terms, please contact Studio2 Publishing. Studio2 handles all of Rogue Games' fulfillment to distribution. In addition you can order direct as a retailer from Indie Press Revolution.
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