Articles

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

Lessons from a Multi-tasking Mascot

Professional Mascot Kelly Frank just performed 19 NHL games, 12 MLB games, and 3 football games in 2 months…and still had time to deliver a long list of Mascot Tips in this must-read essay.

Fur and Loathing

For well over a decade Kelly Frank has successfully avoided ever having to get a “real job.” She is a professional mascot. In her guest essay she pauses long enough to answer questions asked of her as a mascot.

Live Racing

No other game operations inventory has captured the public’s imagination in the last 10 years the way live costume races have. This month we span the country to get the full story on these races.

Circus Time Outs

You can keep adding more entertainment elements to a time out, but eventually they will have less of an effect in producing desired results. Read why and how to fix it.

The Curse of the Magic Donkey

Previously Kelly Frank shared her mascot audition story with Gameops.com. Kelly, recently blessed with some free time, has now realized the source of some of her recent misfortunes.

Inside a Mascot Audition

For the past 6 months Kelly Frank lived a double life: Intern by day, flying horse by night. Now she takes us behind the scenes as she auditions for the Denver Bronco’s mascot position.