The Manaverse Podcast: Magic: the Gathering Business / Game Store Entrepreneurship / LGS Professionals
About This Show
The Manaverse Podcast is a podcast created for you, the gamer with aspirations of building your own local game store (LGS), the entrepreneur running an LGS who wants to grow their business, and the player who wants a behind the scenes look into the favourite hobby. If you’re looking for inspiration, new ideas, and interesting perspectives then Tom Traplin has you covered. Once a week, Tom talks with some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the game industry and pulls out the strategies, tactics, and systems that make their business so effective. Learn how to level up your LGS and build a better community with Tom Traplin and the Manaverse Podcast.
Most Recent Episode
MVP064: Round Table – The Games Industry Is Changing
4 days ago
The round table is back!
John Coviello and Gary Sproul join me to discuss the recent changes in the gaming industry and their impact on the business.
We go over Game Workshop changing their policy about online shopping carts, minimum advertised prices, and organized play changes made by Wizards of the coast in the past few days. We also talk about the recent influx of counterfeit product hitting the market and the impact on publishers and retailers alike.
Games Workshop going online againhttps://spikeybits.com/2017/03/gw-repeals-online-shopping-cart
MtG Organized Play rewards changehttp://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/store-play-evolves-2017-07-16
Hobby Games Market Over $1.4 Billionhttps://icv2.com/articles/news/view/38012/hobby-games-market-over-1-4-billion
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