the story of gamer zone

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The Story of Gamer Zone is available from various places, in various formats: Amazon.com (Paperback) Amazon.com – Kendel Format Drive-Thru RPG – PDF eBook Format Apple AppStore – iPhone / iPad App    

The Story of Gamer Zone: Book Excerpt (Chapter 1, Section 3)

Gamer Zone was not my idea.  Good God it was not my idea.  In fact, Gamer Zone was as far from my plans as you could get.  My wife at the time and I discussed some concepts for a restaurant that also was a gaming center, and went as far as planning it out.  We looked at …

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The Story of Gamer Zone: Book Excerpt (Chapter 1, Section 2)

“Jack… tell me a story.” “Fuck you.” “That’s my favorite!” – Eddy Murphy & Nick Nolte, 48 Hours   I’ve given just a bit of background on the local Wichita LAN Gaming Center business field before jumping into the beginning of Gamer Zone.  It is somewhat important to the Story of Gamer Zone.  Also important …

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The Story of Gamer Zone: Book Excerpt (Chapter 1, section 1)

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginnings end.” – Closing Time, Matchbox 20 LAN Gaming Centers are an amazingly simple idea. Get a space, some computers and X Boxes, then charge people to play games. Unfortunately the reality is much more complex. One of the first problems with the situation is gamer geeks are …

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The Story of Gamer Zone

In January of 2009, I published my first book:  The Story of Gamer Zone.  It wasn’t a great book, by any means, but people still buy it from time to time.  Let me tell you a secret: I hate that book. Oh, it’s not the story that’s the problem.  It’s the writing and the editing. …

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The Story Of A Failed Business From Beginning To End

You hear about businesses closing all the time, and usually you get a little recap at the end about what happened from some outside or low level person at the company. Gamer Zone was one of the businesses I was involved in – starting out as a PR guy and eventually being the captain of …

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