Many companies let you order their products directly from them. But Mantic Direct is a bit more than that. And bits are part of it as well. Take a look at this service where you can get products that you normally can't get down at your FLGS in this article.
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On the website or even at your friendly local game store you may have heard the term ‘Mantic Direct’ and wondered ‘what the heck does that mean’. Well, in today’s blog we’re going to lift the lid on Mantic Direct and explain exactly what it is and why you should be excited about it.
Put rather simply, Mantic Direct is products that don’t have a full retail release, or did have a retail release but were part of a much bigger product. Typically Mantic Direct releases won’t have retail packaging, i.e. a box with a lovely picture on, and will probably only be available through your FLGS if you ask them to order it in.
But what sort of things you can buy from Mantic Direct? Well, let’s have a look shall we?