So went to the store upstairs that had the red box for sale. Told them how the other store downstairs said they weren't making redboxes or selling them anymore. A guy behind me in line confirmed, and it just blew the worker away. We all agreed that we would be doing business upstairs from now on.
I got the game home and completed the players portion of the book and created a halfling wizard. While my husband tries a rogue, I am reading over the dm book.