What do you get when you combine the rise of nerd culture and the gig economy? Dungeon masters-for-hire, hosting games at $500 a pop
What do you get when you combine the rise of nerd culture and the gig economy? Dungeon masters-for-hire, hosting games at $500 a pop
Sales of the fifth edition of Dungeons and Dragons were up 41% in 2017 from the year before and soared another 52% in 2018, the game’s biggest sales year yet. According to Wizards of the Coast, an estimated 40 million people play the game annually
Nerd culture, Stranger Things, and the gig economy have created a world where Dungeons & Dragons enthusiasts host games for $500
The gig economy and the rise of nerd culture have created a world where Dungeons and Dragons enthusiasts host games for $500
Professional dungeon masters can make $500 for running a D&D session (great article by ⁦⁩)
The professional dungeon master: Professional dungeon mastering has become a business—and for some, even a career. You can hire someone (a dungeon master) to come to your office and run a Dungeons & Dragons team-building activity for $500. This is weird.
The rise of the professional dungeon master: Thanks for pointing this out to me. Always good when a valued colleague starts suggesting new career moves... ;o)
Who will build the AirBnB of D&D? I’ll wait while you check the domain availability.
we've come a long way from the "D&D-as-gateway-to-Satanism-and-suicide" 1980s
This sounds *way* better than driving for Post-mates or Lyft #DnD