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Articles, essays and information on Game Operations and Entertainment topics from industry pros.

Audio Playback App Review

In the game ops world, instant audio playback tools are critical for your in-game experience. But how about away from the venue?  Are you bringing your laptop to a school show, mobile marketing event, parade, or dance team performance?  No need, all you need is one of these apps available for your smart phone. We look at the best options in this app review.

NY Mets Host Special Night Following 9-11

A very special night was planned for the citizens of New York when the Mets return to Shea Stadium to host the Atlanta Braves. This event was the first game played back in New York following the 9-11 Terrorist Attack.

Mascot Tips from the Pros

We asked several top NBA mascots for their advice to aspiring mascots on how to advance their mascot career and get prepared for mascot opportunities.

T-Shirt Launcher Safety

T-shirt launches can be a safe part of your presentation with consideration to the risks. You can provide entertainment for the Homer Simpsons in your crowd, while minimizing the risks for the Maude Flanders. 

Permission to Fail

Robert Kennedy said “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” No doubt he was talking about Mascotting. Find out why you should give your mascot permission to fail.

Selling the Experience

There are moments and experiences teams can create for fans that shouldn’t be overlooked as a way to build lifelong connections with your audience. We look at several examples.

Look Mom! I’m on the Jumbotron!

Kiss Cam, Hug Cam, Love Cam and Dance Battle Cam….We look at over 20 “Cam” options, along with tips and insight from industry leaders on how to make your next Cam even better.