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Written by a veteran game store owner, the Game Retailer Guide is a how-to industry manual that contains everything you need to know in order to start and run a successful game-selling business.

Topics the Game Retailer Guide covers include:

 * Administration & Planning

* Building and Equipping the Store

* Competitive Analysis

* Products and Services

* Marketing & Advertising

* Operations

* Financials

* Advanced Lessons

* Growth

 If you want to make your living in a field you can enjoy every day, the Game Retailer Guide is the ideal resource and its topics start from the thought, “I’d like to sell games for a living.”

~ TSRPG (Travel-Sized RPG) ~

Be sure to check out Skirmisher Publishing's new and already-bestselling TSRPG (Travel-Sized RPG)! This improv storytelling game designed for a storyteller and one or more players can easily be played anywhere, from the airport waiting area you are stuck in, to the overnight in some hotel where there is nothing to do (and also, of course, in your own home). All the basic rules fit on one page; no dice are needed; characters have just two stats; and any bookkeeping that might be required can be done on a cocktail napkin with a pen borrowed from a waiter. We have thus far released five compelling scenarios for TSRPG"On the Plane of Magma," "A Violet Shade of Death," "A Rose for Erato," "Into the Terrorium," "Whiskey in the Jar," and "Temple of the Banished Suns," all of which include pregenerated characters and the basic rules for the game, allowing them to function as quick-starts for it. We have also released TSRPG in a number of other languages, including German (along with an adventure for it, „Auf der Ebene des Magmas“), Spanish (with an adventure for it, "Una Rosa Para Erato"), and Ukrainian

TSRPG  On the Plane of Magma  A Violet Shade of Death  A Rose for Erato  Into the Terrorium  TSRPG  Temple of the Banished Suns


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February 21st, 2014
A great source for the budding game retailer out there. It provides a wealth of information ranging from startup, inventory control and managing the business in a variety of settings. Combined with personal experience and careful research, this may [...]
January 24th, 2014
I feel like Ghost Dog after finding the Hagakura! (Side Note: GHOST DOG is one of the best Mafia/Samaurai cross over movies out there... We'll the only one that I know of...) Having been working in the background for the past few years o [...]
November 23rd, 2013
Having been following his blog for many months on my own quest to open a game store, it made total sense to purchase his book. I haven't been disappointed. The broad range of topics discussed give me a great idea of what I need to tackle, which is a lo [...]
Muzaffer B. [Featured Reviewer]
October 24th, 2013
If you're thinking about running your own gaming store, then you need to read this book. Period. [...]
Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
October 23rd, 2013
If you have ever thought that you'd like to make your living selling the games you love, this book gives the low-down on how to set up a bricks-and-mortar game store and run it effectively. It's no guarantee of success, of course, but it is full of con [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on October 23, 2013.