Free Utilities

My Column

I’ve been writing The Business of Gaming Retail on rpg.net since early 2007, writing monthly columns of about 1,000 words each. All of this information is available free.

Startup Costs Calculator

Use Opening Expenses to keep track of the expenses you’ll rack up before starting.

Buying Budget Spreadsheet

Use this Buying Budget to keep track of the expenses you’ll rack up before starting.

Training Guide

This is my store’s actual training guide that crew members use to teach new employees.

Break-Even Analysis

Use this sample break-even analysis to find out how much you have to earn to pay the bills.