Wally Arida was the publisher of Gun Games, one of my top three favorite print gun magazine of all time.

Another was Performance Shooter from AG Media, Inc., which still publishes Gun Tests and American Gunsmith.

Shooting Sports USA is also out of print but still exists in digital-only form:

The first two are long out of circulation and the third no longer in print. As with most things I enjoy, none of them achieved significant popularity. A regular magazine focused primarily on shooter skill and competition will never be popular among gun owners.

Here’s the story of how practical shooting, especially USPSA competition, developed its current run-and-gun flavor.