A-Beast-With-Many-Eyes-That-Is-Similar-But-Legally-Distinct-From-Xanathar’s
Guide to Everything on the Internet

 
 

Please NOte: We Will be updating this throughout GAMA with additional resources.

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#1 - Bits and Mortar


http://www.bitsandmortar.com


#2 - Tournament and Event Tools


Magic Rules IRC Chat: https://chat.magicjudges.org/mtgrules/

Magic Policy and Tournament Operations IRC Chat: https://chat.magicjudges.org/mtgjudge/

Swiss Calculator:  http://swisstriangle.net

Challonge:  https://challonge.com

Best Coast Pairings:  https://www.bestcoastpairings.com



#3 - Team Discussion and Coordination Tools


Team Chat Tools:

Slack: https://slack.com

Facebook Messenger: http://www.messenger.com

Discord: https://discordapp.com


Scheduling Tools:

When I Work: https://wheniwork.com

Google Calendar: https://www.google.com/calendar

Sling: http://www.getsling.com


Project Management:

Trello: https://trello.com

Notion: https://www.notion.so


Collaboration Tools:

Etherpad: http://etherpad.org/

Google Drive: http://drive.google.com/


#4 - Manufacturer and Distributor Resources


Video:


Watch It Played: https://www.youtube.com/user/WatchItPlayed (Note: You can also get these in ASL!)

Game Trade Media: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVU-IzcbPpfJxqYtHNVbPAQ

Active Player Network: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1AJNbJh4X5Rpc4GN7Or-Dw



In Store TV Graphics:


GTS Distribution (Varied Games): https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qmrr76n05npqfax/AABZuhNTgL2ZXMIrzwig-w8Ba?dl=0&fbclid=IwAR3Kh3drkLcj8goyvYr94tUl2xT2U1m0VlYywZ8V5YRioF40ohVox5nKOWs

Fireside Games: http://firesidegames.com/retailers

Looney Labs: https://www.looneylabs.com/marketing-images/type/still_screen

Wizards of the Coast: https://wpn.wizards.com/en/resources/marketing-materials-0#tab_0

GTM Live Listings: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVU-IzcbPpfJxqYtHNVbPAQ
USAOpoly (password: images): https://www.dropbox.com/.../AACHSKu5EnFY-vfkTADQX43Xa…
Iello: https://goo.gl/7eh6sR
SJGames:  http://www.sjgames.com/retail/?pline=66
CMON: http://cmon.co/2E9KBHi



#5 - Free Marketing Tools


Social Media:

Hootsuite: http://www.hootsuite.com


E-Mail:

Mailchimp: http://www.mailchimp.com


Streaming:

OBS: https://obsproject.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/twitch


#6 - Amazon Business

http://www.amazonbusiness.com


#7 - Facebook Groups


General Game Industry

Game Industry: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gameindustry/

GAMA: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGAMA/

Tabletop Publisher Announcements - https://www.facebook.com/groups/gameannouncementsGRC/




Retailer to Retailer Discussion

Small Game Sanctuary (Rhonda Becker) - https://www.facebook.com/groups/700868790045511/

Game Store Retailer - https://www.facebook.com/groups/gamestores/

Game Retailer XTREME - https://www.facebook.com/groups/208223903201444

Tabletop Game Jobs - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TabletopJobs

I own a comic or game store - https://www.facebook.com/groups/storeowner

Game Comic Toy/Gift Shop Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/GamesAndComicsRetailers


Retailer Specialties


Opening a Tabletop Game Store - https://www.facebook.com/groups/openinggamestore

Game Store Retailers Who Back Kickstarters - https://www.facebook.com/groups/gameretailers/

Board Game Focus: https://www.facebook.com/groups/263679174087199/

FOC:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/263679174087199/?hc_location=ufi

Video Game:



Consumer Focused Game Groups

Gen Con - https://www.facebook.com/groups/genconindy/

Origins Game Fair - https://www.facebook.com/groups/862056080478738

Board Game Geek - https://www.facebook.com/groups/132851767828/

Game Trade Media - https://www.facebook.com/groups/GameTradeMedia/

Painting Happy Little Minis - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1653139188316046

Live Tabletop Gaming - https://www.facebook.com/groups/livetabletopgaming

Filler Games - https://www.facebook.com/groups/251660521920068




Consumer Buy/Sell/Trade

High End Magic - https://www.facebook.com/groups/highendmtg/

Dice Market - https://www.facebook.com/groups/dicemarket/

Magic Misprints and Oddities - https://www.facebook.com/groups/MTGmisprints


Magic Art Market - https://www.facebook.com/groups/mtgartmarket

Magic Vintage Accessories - https://www.facebook.com/groups/VintageMTGACC

Magic Sick Deals - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1638041189753050/



Retailer Buy/Sell/Trade

Comic or Game Store Retailer to Retailer Selling -https://www.facebook.com/groups/comicgamestoreselling/

Magic Inventory Swap for Retailers - https://www.facebook.com/groups/348591975294144/


Specific Manufacturer/Game  Groups

Steve Jackson Games - https://www.facebook.com/groups/520174261649907/

HD Dice - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1549096042060241/

Nested Egg - https://www.facebook.com/groups/nestedeggretailersonly/

Lightseekers - https://www.facebook.com/groups/828729160651907/

Tasty Minstrel Games - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TMGRetailers

Keyforge Judges and TOs - https://www.facebook.com/groups/2161256363893220

Iello KIBO fufillers - https://www.facebook.com/groups/912581162134547

TCGPlayer Pro Retailers - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1775684652759901

Gamermats- https://www.facebook.com/groups/gamermatsretailgroup

Iello - https://www.facebook.com/groups/IELLORetailers/


TCG Player ScanSnap Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/294375854346366/
Fireside Games - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1568423476635012/



Point of Sale System Specific Groups

Crystal Commerce Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/crystalcommerceusers

Ion Retail - https://www.facebook.com/groups/295496587271298

Lightspeed - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1916825255264672/

RMS - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1546201868963819



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