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
iTunes https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/farsight/id1149267066 http://traffic.libsyn.com/farsight/tony-sheng_recording-1_2019-04-29–t04-00-28pm–ts_1.mp3 We discuss: Bonding over games Finding Decentraland Competition for smart contracts Keeping an open mind. Layer 2 scaling Neon District and Age of Rust Breaking game loops with speculation How many protocols do we need? Check out his new podcast, Click here to Apply https://anchor.fm/click-here-to-apply
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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/farsight/sune.mp3 https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/farsight/id1149267066?mt=2 We Discuss his: Background & Game influences Don’t mention the blockchain. Mainstream gamers just want to play, don’t care about tech. Fortnite account selling as an example. Pay to win is the phrase Vs cosmetic items or land Positive vs negative keywords in marketing Partnership with Opensea – The Ebay for collectible items… Continue reading The coming crypto games boom with Ember Sword Co-Founder Sune Thorsen
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.
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
TLDR: Many positive, recent changes have gone mostly unnoticed by the wider market due to bearish sentiment, restraint from founders and limited developer access. Disclaimer : This is not investment advice In September 2017 I wrote about how Bitcoin social metrics were taking off or ‘hitting the knee’ of an S Curve. Bitcoin Reddit Subscribers… Continue reading 22 things about Decentraland that most people haven’t noticed.
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
http://traffic.libsyn.com/farsight/carl_Fravel_final1.mp3 iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/ie/podcast/farsight/id1149267066?mt=2 Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/0xPFMYfEKS3Ieqf19pIpZM Notes 2 Mins – Carl’s background – 3d models marketplace – Second LIfe experience – Sansar Creators Guide – Carls Book on the platform – Led to introductions to Decentraland Founders Via Adam Levine. 3 mins – Second Life Journey – How it improved over time. –… Continue reading Carl Fravel – Decentraland District Leader – Lessons from a Life in VR