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An Interview With Pat

Today's episode of the Manaverse Podcast features a woman whose store is literally a castle. Pat Johnson comes on the show to talk about her aptly named store Pat's Games. Pat has a fairly unique business. Most local game stores put a lot of emphasis on the games part of the LGS acronym but Pat took her store in a more focused direction. Pat's Games is specialized exclusively on Magic and she's crushing it.

We talk about how Pat's Games went from Beanie Babies to Magic powerhouse in Austin over the last 19 years as well as the evolution of the store property itself. In addition to Pat's fascinating story we go over building a Magic community, how custom software can change the way you do business, how to run massive Magic tournaments effectively, choosing a USP for your store, and so much more.

If you want insight into one of the most successful Magic businesses in the southern US, this episode is one you should absolutely check out.

Direct Shipping Is Now Available
From Pat's Games

The day that we have been working so hard for over the last few months has come. Pat's Games is open for Shipping Direct. To celebrate we are giving a 10% kickback on all orders pick up by closing time on Saturday for in store pick ups. All Direct Ship orders must be placed by midnight Saturday to get the 10% Kickback. Thanks to all our customers nationwide. A special thanks to Jim Hughes for the amazing software.

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Pat's Games Guilds of Ravnica Prerelease.
$5000 in Prizes At Pat's Games.
Return to Ravnica Prererelease
Preorder Guilds of Ravnica At Pat's Games
Play like a Pro at Pat's Games.
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Pat's Games has hired Pro Tour player, Aryeh Wiznitzer.  Aryeh is head of our media department and will be doing all the coordinating with Nights of the Game Table producing our Monday night You Tube videos.

Check out our most recent Magic strategy articles!

We Know Everything!?! Testing for a Known Metagame - Aryeh Wiznitzer

Combo Platter: Counters Company (Modern) - Joel Heath

NetDecking With Jim - Modern

GBx: Flipping Coins into Wins in Modern - Tad Macaraeg