the path to mainstream adoption for NFTs is through value-additive (and non-predatory) experiences @spacecapsgg is one of the few orgs where the millions of their LATAM gamers have begun to openly embrace web3
if games could be fine art, elden ring was it from software is the most talented single player open world game builder in the world
Glad I had the foresight to pass on this as an angel in 2018 💀 to set us down this right path in the multiverse where Patron was born in 2021
Past startup attempt in 18 ➜ recreate Diablo w/NFTs PvE dungeon crawler roguelite with emphasis on loot collection PvP end-game built for degens & whales no tokens, only gears are NFTs/on-chain, ability to risk gears for better ones as you descend or PvP no ability to earn
the reason why top multiplayer games are able to retain users for 10 years is because they are evergreen unsolvable puzzles bi-weekly patch updates / content updates ensures this this was leagues greatest innovation over dota
name a bigger trap than postulating on future use cases for emerging tech like crypto no one would have guessed DeFi, PFPs, art NFTs from the last cycle no one enjoys being told what to like better to back builders/artists who create and let market determine what users want
☔️ picked one up cuz good vibes and supporting local artists
One of the worst things that ever happened to musicians is the advent of ad driven streaming platforms like Spotify and YouTube as the primary way for consumers to listen to music.
10 dollars a month for all of music was never meant to be sustainable. never was, never will.
it’s a pacifier to the music industry when the real value lies underneath.
ever consider how valuable is your listening history/habits?
way more than 10 bucks a month.
Great thread by @danidoesnotxist stemming from a thoughtful discussion on the @proof_xyz podcast a few weeks back on digital fashion and shifting from web2/game driven models into emergent web3 examples.
hot take: metaverse land makes sense in the context of a mmorpg-like experiences where land and resources are tied to gameplay case studies: ultima online from 90s and more recently albion online the main issue in web3 has been land (or any nft) sales front running the game
at the @Unopnd_Official demo day the korean web3 builder community is alive and well 🔥