Monthly Archive: July 2012

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[Musings of a Game Store Owner] Leagues

Last week we talked about the experience of the game store, and someone brought up leagues and their relevance to the enjoyment of a store and its’ regulars. I’ve noticed that leagues have an interesting  effect on the store overall,...

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HoP Idol II:n Musings of a Game Store Patron

 Last up in this week’s challenge is yet another take on Lo’s “Musings…” posts.  Looks like that one was a popular option.  This one comes from The_King_Elessar of “Mind War FTW.” Musings Of A Game Store Patron – Totally Not...

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HoP Idol II Challenge: DoK

Better slightly late in the day than never, DoK (my fault for not getting this up in time, not his) of “3 for Int” is bringing us his interpretation of a certain unique HoP writer.  At least I’m fairly certain...

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HoP Idol II: Memoirs of a Game Store Staffer

Woo,  I’ve survived another day and am pleased to bring you the next contender in this week’s challenge- Gartenzing of “Gaming All Areas.”  This week he’ll be posting his own version of the always famous “Musings…” post from the perspective...

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The Last Moments of the Emperor Revealed!

Sanguinius stared at his image in the mirror and frowned. Previously, he would have simply asked his brother Fulgrim for advice in this matter, but that wasn’t an option any longer. Now, as he glared at his reflection, Sanguinius resented...

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HoP Idol II: Musings of an Impulse Buyer

First up this week, we’ve got the ever amazing Neil of “The Dice Gods are Hungry” dropping some knowledge upon us about his little problem in stores.  He’ll be aping Lo’s ever popular column, “Musings of a game store owner.”...

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Dave G – Straight Outta Canada

Just a little late afternoon pimping for you today, the world famous Dave G is back at it again after a much needed rest from his fund raising activities. In this metaphor, Dave is the cat. He’s got his own...

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Old Member Monday?

What’s up, everyone?!  Welcome to another fine week at the House of Paincakes!  We’ve gotten a bit off script this Monday and while we have added a blog to the rolls this week, it’s not really a new blog as...

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[Musings of a Game Store Owner] The Experience

As you walk in the store, the 14″ glass counter is on your immediate right.  It looks something like (but not exactly like) this: The owner is behind the counter, chatting with customers who are clustered around the cases, checking...