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A Battlefield Operator is kind of like the Operator character in the movie series, the Matrix. (If you haven’t seen it yet, and if you are a sci-fi tragic, then do yourself a favor and stream it on Netflix tonight.)
In the Matrix movie universe Operators are people who don't jack into the Matrix themselves, but they have learned to read how the Matrix scenario is playing out.
They have the advanced skills necessary to guide their comrades.
The Operator manages the training within the Matrix for new recruits, and prepares crew members for missions through the loading of weapons and other materials within the construct.
More, Operators are also responsible for the safety of the crew.
Battlefield Operators prepare the live-action gaming equipment and set the stage for the scenarios for your gamers.
Battlefield Operators don't actually play in the games, rather they set the scene, prepare the props and run the games.
If you join the elite group of people who call themselves "Battlefield Operators" then you are in a special circle of friends.
It is a fellowship.
Battlefield Operators design and lead activities to help people (the young and the young-at-heart) to experience the battlefield, live. Live-action gaming enables people to stay active, improve fitness, and have fun.
If you are embarking on this gritty business journey. Remember, why you started: to make a difference.
The SATR laser tag system enables the Battlefield Operator to subtly adjust the players' gaming gun settings using the Master Controller or via the SATRWARE software app.
When and by how much to adjust the game difficulty is a judgement call.
You can tweak the level of difficulty of the teams (and the players won't even know it!).
But how much money can you make?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for recreation workers is projected to grow 18% from 2021 to 2031.
This is faster than the average.
As more emphasis is placed on the importance of lifelong well-being, more recreation workers will be needed to work with children and adults in a variety of settings.
The median annual wage for event planners was $49,470 per year in Sepetember 2022. [ SOURCE ]
There is both glam and grit in the role of the Battlefield Operator.
From greeting gamers and issuing mission briefings to quarter-mastering the gear and driving from venue to venue are just some of the jobs.
Operators coordinate all aspects of live gaming events to ensure that every game, ever gamer has a thrilling experience.
We will as be determining when you will be running the events (for example you might just start as a weekend side-hustle) you also need to work out where to play and how many players you can entertain at a time.
In my book "Right on Target" I go into the 3 "Ps".
The Three Ps are:
As a Battlefield Operator you’re the type of person who thrives on a fast-pace work environment. You can make quick decisions, and you can keep calm even if everything doesn't go quite to plan.
Being a Battlefield Operator is not a get-rich-quick thing. Nor is it a walk in the park. I understand, starting any new enterprise can be daunting.
That's how we did it!
We originally started with 4 gaming guns and then quickly grow to around 50. Nowadays we have approximately 1,500! (You can never have too many toys, right?)
I'll be honest. It was not easy.
We made many mistakes!
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Take a minute to consider how many birthday parties are booked each year?
By the way, did you know that September is the busiest month for birthday parties? Think of how many bar-mitzvahs, sporting club celebrations, proms, church youth events, team-building activities there are?
And that's just the start of the list of events and meetings that are organize across the country every year. Here is a shortlist...
Sweet 16 Parties
And the list goes on! How many more can you think of?
People sometimes ask me why we started a live gaming business.
We the short answer is, that we love playing games!
And the longer answer is that we love helping people make memories. You know those handful of memories that really standout in your life as special, unforgettable.
Live gaming is flexible.
There are so many themes and scenarios people can play and enjoy the adventure.
A William Shakespeare famously wrote in "As You Like It" he compares the world to a stage and life to a play.
As the Battlefield Operator you can adjust the scenario to suit the audience.
The investment for the arsenal is minimum compared to many other entertainment options.
A roller-coaster can cost more than $20 million. One go-kart can go for $6,000 and that doesn't count the track, the maintenance, and the facility itself.
Laser Tag has been around for more than 30 years. But the game has actually reinvented itself time and time again. Once there was only the dark foggy maze with the pew-pew pistols.
Now the options are almost endless!
Not only can you play outdoors in the forest but there also is wearable technology with crossbows and melee packs.
Being a Battlefield Operator using the SATR live gaming system from Battlefield Sports means that you are part of a community.
This is not a franchise but you are not going this alone. You’ll be joining a network of Battlefield Operators across more than 50 countries.
For example, we have an active (invitation only) Facebook group where Battlefield Operators from across the planet can communicate and network with one another.
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