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Episode 11 Show Outline
Announcements – updates to website, news, events, links, etc
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Random Encounter – misc rants
What kind of ASSHOLE knocks over a guys motorcycle?!? I want that guy’s head on a pike.
Message – messages from audience via email, G+ community or Twitter
Topics of Discussion – Girth of the show, links, blurb, references, etc.
WARNING to Listeners – Sean is totally gonna lose his shit in this episode
- Benefits to local game store
- meet other gamers
- order stuff
- support local economy – employs people, etc
- promotes the hobby
- may be able to purchase something on the spot to include impulse buys
- What makes a good game store
- good inventory – define ‘good’
- friendly & knowledgeable staff
- clean store
- good communication
- loyalty programs
- makes use of social media
- What makes a bad game store
- crappy customer service
- shit inventory
- dirty game store – garbage, signs done in MS word using word art.
- What challenges do game stores have in today’s market
- publishers selling direct
- too many products
- staffing – specifically events
- Saw a bear this trip – seems I’m upgrading from wolves?
- Get to have one last gaming session with my group before the end of the year -never easy to get this last one in but we’ve got it on the calendar!
- Ken Hite’s Dracula Dossier for Night’s Black Agents is going strong on KS (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1721105501/the-dracula-dossier) – this is one KS I’m thinking of putting mone into as I’m confident they will deliver a solid product.
- Thanksgiving is my favorite family holiday. Hope all the US listeners have a good holiday!
- Stan Shin – 5e rules summary in both landscape and portrait formats https://plus.google.com/+StanShinn/posts/eso3h2RCKpq,
- Fantasy Flight merges with Asmodee Group http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=5212