As gamers, most of us have wondered at one time or another what really goes into putting our beloved games on the shelf. Many of us have even entertained dreams, big or small, of breaking into the games business at one time or another. What would it be like to start up a gaming company, be it development or publishing? How does one go about putting together a business plan that inspires confidence? What are the risks and rewards involved in striking out on your own? While much ado has been made about entrepreneurs in the business world, there just aren’t a lot of resources out there that specifically relate to the gaming world.