What's In Store? | Owning Your Own LGS

Posted in Feature on May 23, 2017

By Maria Bartholdi

Maria is one half of the podcast Magic the Amateuring. When she's not working on the podcast, she's probably in an improv show, speaking Welsh, or thinking about popcorn. Rakdos is the true nature of her heart.

It's many a Magic player's dream to one day run their own local game store. But what's owning and operating an LGS really like? Turns out, it's a little bit of everything and definitely comes with a cumulative upkeep. Just ask Mike Hawthorne and Ryan Overturf, co-owners of Lodestone Coffee and Games in Minnetonka, Minnesota, who were able to turn a lifelong dream into a reality.

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