FAQ: Third Editions Books: your ultimate gamer library
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I pledged for the books in physical, will I receive the ebook version also?

Yes you will! You'll receive a digital copy of every book you pledged for. That way you can order printed collectors copies, keep them pristine while you still enjoy the content!

But if you want an other book than the one you backed in digital format, just add 10 euros to your pledge.

Last updated: September 06, 2016 07:08

I see you have crazy awesome books also in your collection, but I can't pledge for them in the campaign. Where are they?

Well, for now this campaign is just about our three most popular books, Dark Souls, Final Fantasy VII and Zelda.

But if you want the others, back the campaign and we'll add some as stretch goals if we can!

Last updated: September 06, 2016 07:02

What are those books? Guidebooks? Novels? Artbooks?

none of the above, they are a journalistic approach on everything the game or saga can offer. Going from the Lore, to analysis, to the making of music, to links with actual myths, etc. And it's only black and white text.

Last updated: September 06, 2016 07:00

Wait, where are you guys coming from? How could you published so many books in so little time without me knowing?

Main reason is nationality: we're French, publishing only in French, with most of our readers from the same country. It's definitely under any english-speaking media's radar. So this is a big explanation.

And if we managed to publish more than 20 books in under two years of existence, it's because we are publishers. We hire authors from various redactions to write for us. That's how you can have books that take several months to write every month.

And if you doubt reality and quality of these books, you are more than welcomed to check the reviews on Amazon.fr

Last updated: September 06, 2016 06:56

I'm not in the US, will I pay any customs taxes once my book arrive?

No, you should not. Books are a very special good that receive a special treatment from most customs on the planet. They are taxed at 0.8% worldwide, so it's really unlikely that your country would tax them when received. So, no hassle!

Last updated: September 06, 2016 06:44

Can we have excerpts in english?

We would love to have some. As you noticed, you can find french excerpt of the books in the campaign, to give you a little feeling of what's inside. Translation is a very expensive process when done by professionals. And we can't settle for less, we worked too hard on the level of language used in english to butcher it with a sloppy translation, even for excerpts.

But, we are discussing some companies now and we might have PDF in english before the end of the campaign!

Last updated: September 06, 2016 06:42

Is this legal? Don't you risk being shutdown?

Yes it is legal, and no, we should not risk anything. The books are available in France for many years now, we never had an issue. What is under copyright is solely images. That's the reason why our books don't have any, except for the covers, which are new interpretation from different artists, based on series' graphical identities. So yes, an original comment and analysis on a copyright content is legal.

Last updated: September 16, 2016 09:03

Is this legal? Don't you risk being shutdown?

Yes it is legal, and no, we should not risk anything. The books are available in France for many years now, we never had an issue. What is under copyright is solely images. That's the reason why our books don't have any, except for the covers, which are new interpretation from different artists, based on series' graphical identities. So yes, an original comment and analysis on a copyright content is legal. Last updated: Fri, Sep 16 2016 12:03 pm EDT

Can we have excerpts in english?

We would love to have some. As you noticed, you can find french excerpt of the books in the campaign, to give you a little feeling of what's inside. Translation is a very expensive process when done by professionals. And we can't settle for less, we worked too hard on the level of language used in english to butcher it with a sloppy translation, even for excerpts. But, we are discussing some companies now and we might have PDF in english before the end of the campaign! Last updated: Tue, Sep 6 2016 9:42 am EDT

I'm not in the US, will I pay any customs taxes once my book arrive?

No, you should not. Books are a very special good that receive a special treatment from most customs on the planet. They are taxed at 0.8% worldwide, so it's really unlikely that your country would tax them when received. So, no hassle! Last updated: Tue, Sep 6 2016 9:44 am EDT

Wait, where are you guys coming from? How could you published so many books in so little time without me knowing?

Main reason is nationality: we're French, publishing only in French, with most of our readers from the same country. It's definitely under any english-speaking media's radar. So this is a big explanation. And if we managed to publish more than 20 books in under two years of existence, it's because we are publishers. We hire authors from various redactions to write for us. That's how you can have books that take several months to write every month. And if you doubt reality and quality of these books, you are more than welcomed to check the reviews on Amazon.fr Last updated: Tue, Sep 6 2016 9:56 am EDT

What are those books? Guidebooks? Novels? Artbooks?

none of the above, they are a journalistic approach on everything the game or saga can offer. Going from the Lore, to analysis, to the making of music, to links with actual myths, etc. And it's only black and white text. Last updated: Tue, Sep 6 2016 10:00 am EDT

I see you have crazy awesome books also in your collection, but I can't pledge for them in the campaign. Where are they?

Well, for now this campaign is just about our three most popular books, Dark Souls, Final Fantasy VII and Zelda. But if you want the others, back the campaign and we'll add some as stretch goals if we can! Last updated: Tue, Sep 6 2016 10:02 am EDT

I pledged for the books in physical, will I receive the ebook version also?

Yes you will! You'll receive a digital copy of every book you pledged for. That way you can order printed collectors copies, keep them pristine while you still enjoy the content! But if you want an other book than the one you backed in digital format, just add 10 euros to your pledge. Last updated: Tue, Sep 6 2016 10:08 am EDT

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