stranger things has a running theme of using popular Dungeons and Dragons to name their gruesome monsters. The new season continued with the appointment of Vecna. While newcomer Joseph Quinn’s character Eddie Munson is the leader of the Hellfire Club in stranger things Season 4 Volume I, the actor isn’t well versed in popular D&D.
Eddie Munson is the hard rocker who is a hardcore D&D player
D&D is a role-playing game where players can create their own characters and embark on a fantasy journey directed by the Dungeon Master. In stranger things Season 4, the new master is Eddie Munson. Everyone is the new resident idol. He is a high school student and leader of the Hellfire Club, of which Dustin and Mike are part.
Eddie is a soft-hearted bad boy in the season premiere. Mike and Dustin are a little scared to let him know that Lucas won’t be joining and look for a replacement. It turns out that Eddie’s big quest for the club introduced the infamous immortal Vecna. It was a teaser for what was to come in the season.
Fans of the show have often wondered if the cast plays D&D in real life. After so many seasons, they have a good idea of the rules. But actor Quinn reveals his thoughts on the game.
‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Actor Joseph Quinn Respects D&D Players
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Fans want to know all about Quinn from his standout role as Eddie in the stranger things Season 4. The big question is how familiar the actor is with D&D like his on-screen character. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Quinn will disappoint some fans.
Quinn was asked if he had any prior knowledge of D&D before filming or if he needed to take a crash course. “You assume I’m learning something,” the actor joked. “I bought the book, read a bit and thought, ‘OK, that’s not going to happen.’ With all due respect to the D&D community, this did nothing for me.
But the actor was always open to learning and played D&D while doing press for the series in Los Angeles. Although he doesn’t know much, Quinn was able to invest himself in the game. “It all depends on your dungeon master, and we had a great one.”
The cast of the series have come together as the Hellfire Club to embark on a magical quest
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D&D has a widespread fan base long before the Netflix series. But it’s safe to say that stranger things put the game in the spotlight. Now fans are waiting for lots of Easter eggs and getting together with the cast to play D&D. As part of Netflix Geeked Week, the cast reunited to play a game hosted by B. Dave Walters.
Gaten Matarazzo, Finn Wolfhard, Priah Ferguson, and Quinn participate in the game. The event could have been the press Quinn was referring to before. For the game, Quinn’s character is the level 14 Tabaxi Ranger. To add a bit of fun, he named his character Joe Keery.
For an actor who doesn’t have the greatest fondness for D&D, Quinn has done a good job of following Walter’s script. Who wouldn’t want to play D&D with the stranger things cast?
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