OK ... fair enough ...
I dunno what to suggest, then. I picked up the DVD for ~$15 when AotC came out (already had the VHS) at Walmart. But now they are ~$20+.
Honestly - when I see a game I have low level interest in, I wait it out on eBay, low-bidding (and generally losing) unil I hit it lucky - or get a non-eBay private sale.
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