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Fear the Boot

Jul 11, 2013

* (0:20) The biggest myth Mike would like to dispel about his job.

* (5:07) The role and importance (or lack thereof) in available play space.

* (12:58) Whether it’s necessary to hire people that are already into the hobby.

* (25:36) Why do so many stores fail?  The Specialty Retailer’s Handbook by Dave Wallace.

* (32:50) In an age of increasing decentralization in the RPG industry, the rise of the small press, etc, how does a game store decide what to stock?

* (40:59) The biggest challenges in the near future for retail shops.  The important relationship between stores and game creators.

Hosts: Chad, Dan, Julia

Guests: Mike Brodeur