Blackpowder Games is looking for staff writers to join the team.
About Us: Blackpowder Games is an upcoming publication about PC hardware, peripherals, VR games and indie games. We seek writers in the following categories: Listicle Writers (e.g. best shooter games of 2022) Game reviews of unknown indie games that are coming out on Steam (no AAA games). Must be recent games! VR game reviews (mainly games on the Oculus platform). You MUST own an Oculus Quest 2 to apply for this position. Game guides: Are you a pro at a certain game? Can you offer advice to most people? Must have proof of your credentials. PC Hardware and peripheral writers. You know the ins and outs of PC building, have a good understanding of different PC parts and understand jargon such as "ray tracing" and "DLSS" Troubleshoot writer: Someone is having trouble getting their game to run - you'll write articles to help these people out. Why Work for Us: Beginner friendly: You'll be taught the process on how to become a superstar writer. No previous published samples required, but it's an advantage to have. Fully Remote Flexible schedule - you work whenever you want, wherever you want. Our only requirement is you submit at least one article per week. VR game reviewers will receive almost any game they want for free. Non-VR reviewers will also receive some free games, but it won't be as frequent until we can establish ourselves in the flatscreen gaming industry. You only review games you enjoy - or games that you were going to buy anyways. We don't force you to review anything you don't want. Be apart of a fast-growing project Potential for full-time employment Payment Terms: VR Game reviews: $10-15 per article (500-800 words) + a free copy of the game Game reviews: $10-15 per article (500-800 words) - no free copy (you review whatever you were going to buy yourselves). Listicles: $30 per article (1500-2000 words) Game Guides: TBD Troubleshooter guides: $30 per article (500-800 words) PC Hardware and peripheral writers: $120-150 per article
+ end of month bonuses
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