Quantcast
Quit your job and host videogame parties for a living - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android



Quit your job and host videogame parties for a living photo
Quit your job and host videogame parties for a living

1:30 PM on 02.27.2013

GameWars launches franchise business, partners with Destructoid to party


Want a job in videogames, but suck at writing and design? How are your partying skills? 

If you (or a group of friends) are looking to turn your gaming hobby into a business, I'd like you to consider GameWars Franchise concept, run by my friend Matthew Kochman. Essentially, he promotes and hosts videogame parties to companies and families that don't want to deal with the hassle of buying, maintaining, and securing a bunch of gadgets. You can apply online right now.

The money's not bad, either. On average, he's grossing $800 for two-hour events and has seen his business triple in the last three years. To succeed as an owner, you'll need the capital for the equipment ($60k), an organized half-brain, and the toughest part: some exposure to reach people. Luckily, you're looking at it.

Destructoid is proud to announce that we're partnering with all future GameWars Franchise owners to host stupid-awesome community meetups nationwide. World domination, anyone?


You've surely seen other videogame party trucks that squish kids into a meat locker with tiny screens, but GameWars isn't about that nonsense. It's actually a compact trailer that hauls hardcore gaming equipment with large HD screens, and is capable of entertaining over 50 people per trailer. Between gigs you've got the gear to host your own tournaments to diversify your income.

If you've been a long-time Dtoid reader you know that we love to host NARPS (no apparent reason parties). Essentially, this gives a Dtoider the opportunity to make NARP'ing their day job. We like the idea because it gives our staff an excuse to party, and also get our community away from the Internet and meet in real life. We've worked together in the past hosting videogame parties at places like Florida International University and TigerDirect's gaming lounge.  

We'd love to see community members running their own territories in the future and promoting their own events, hopefully in a city near you.  To quote Matthew, "It's easy money doing something you love. There are few businesses you can start with this much capital up front, and with Destructoid's partnership we offer something nobody else does."  

I hope one of you sells your wife, kids, and kidneys tonight to join this adventure with us!

Quit your job and host videogame parties for a living photo
Quit your job and host videogame parties for a living photo
Quit your job and host videogame parties for a living photo
Quit your job and host videogame parties for a living photo
Quit your job and host videogame parties for a living photo
Quit your job and host videogame parties for a living photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Community Badassness

8:00 PM on 08.29.2014
Dtoid's community meetup plans for PAX Prime 2014!

[Update: Our big party is tonight! Hope to see you there!] PAX Prime 2014 is happening right now! We're armed to the teeth with meetups scheduled for Thursday, Friday, Sunday, and Monday, a badass party we're co-hosting with ...more



6:00 PM on 08.18.2014
Are you going to PAX Prime? Let us know!

PAX Prime is in 10 days! Every year, Dtoiders from across the entire known universe make the trek to Seattle, WA to hug each other and then get hungover (and then hug again), and 2014 will be no different! This year's convent...more



4:00 PM on 07.13.2014
10 things you didn't know about practically everyone

[Dtoid community blogger Morty compiled every 10 Things blog he could find into one handy place. What a guy! --Mr Andy Dixon] Hello, my fellow Dtoidians. If you're like me, then you love to read the more personal blogs about ...more



View all Community Badassness






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more