TLDR; Many of the early Non Fungible Tokens are based on digital trading cards and while some have an interesting creation story and a cult following, they don’t have verifiably high, sunk energy costs that we see in more complex games. This complexity is an easy signal to verify for gamers. Complexity isn’t enough though,… Continue reading Proof of work in Crypto Games
http://traffic.libsyn.com/farsight/Andy_Final.mp3 iTunes – https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/farsight/id1149267066 We discuss: -Gaming -Blockchain gaming revolution -proprietary vs open games -trading across titles -Samsung partnership – How the Software development Kit is now on the unity Asset store -GDC in March in San Francisco -Age of Rust -defeated enemies statues -Nine Lives -Rebounce
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/farsight/jon_Jordan_final.mp3 iTunes Link In this episode we discuss how NFT’s have evolved from Meme’s, to cards, to cryptokittes and soon RPGs. Jon has been in the industry for 20 years and has a 10,000 foot view of the industry. What games are gaining traction What trends to follow What are the most promising projects in… Continue reading The Evolution of Blockchain Games with Jon Jordan
TLDR; Controversy and conflict on a platform is a sign that users have found something worth fighting for. Many users don’t fully know what they want from open virtual worlds yet. Only trial and error will allow them to accept certain tradeoffs. The best format should prioritise the freedom to: Experiment in different district models.… Continue reading Opportunity and Exit – What Decentraland can learn from Second Life.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/farsight/carlos-satoshi-games_recording-2_2019-02-27–t11-09-16am–carlos.mp3 https://itunes.apple.com/ie/podcast/farsight/id1149267066?mt=2 In this episode we cover how to get started with lighting network games, how Carlos got interested in Lighting and what unique properties make the network useful for game design. Hope you enjoy.
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/farsight/Duncan_15th_jan.mp3 iTUNES https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/farsight/id1149267066?mt=2 SPOTIFY From Magic the gathering to scarce digital cards. How the NFT space is growing and where it is going. Duncan discusses his path from Digital Art to making it easier to by in game assets. The challenges with Metamask and other tools. Where Ethereum is headed and why Niftygateway is Blockchain… Continue reading Nifty Gateway – Buying Crypto Collectibles with US Dollars
http://traffic.libsyn.com/farsight/Marguerite_De_Courcell_Final.mp3 iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/ie/podcast/farsight/id1149267066?mt=2 Finding your path in Crypto – Final Fantasy as a great piece of art. – Transferring value in Ready Player One – Representing visuals as code. Getting into Puzzles – Riddles, Treasure hunts and mystery. Transition from Puzzles to complex game design. Marguerite’s strong team. Token Economics is a big… Continue reading Marguerite deCourcelle of Blockade Games