I don't play Imperial Assault often enough to have a solid collection of promo material, although I have a few items. I also have some FFG X-Wing promos, although they are mostly older. I did some trolling around eBay and was surprised at the value I was estimating for these promo dice, counters, and cards. I'm not really collecting them, so the temptation is to sell them for the money to buy more models.
My Armada promo collection is another story. It is nearly complete. The only pieces that I don't have are the dice and rulers given away at Worlds last year.
Let's face it, I am a big nerd. Big enough to have a blog a bout a miniature starship game. I happily carry my Armada fleets around in the backpack I won at GenCon last summer. I enjoy collecting all of the various bits of swag that FFG has produced. I like that I'm the only one in the area with white acrylic range rulers.
But do I like it to the tune of hundreds of dollars?
If I sold my dice, rulers, cards, and
I'm genuinely conflicted.
I love the shiny promo materials, but my gaming budget never has enough in it to buy all of the toys that I want. What's a nerd to do?