Understanding the WAX Blockchain, with Chief Gaming Officer Michael Rubinelli

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with game industry veteran Michael Rubinelli, current Chief Gaming Officer at WAX, a blockchain purpose built for the high transaction frequency and volume of blockchain games. Michael is already seeing massive success with the launch of Blockchain Brawlers on WAX. In this episode, we discussed the importance of using language that gamers understand in the crypto space, mutual lessons from our time in free-to-play, legendary MtG’s creator Richard Garfield’s involvement in Blockchain Brawlers, and why Michael believes that play-to-earn & Web3 will become dominant in the world of gaming…

Targeting Gamers with your NFTs? You’ll Regret That!

As a basement dwelling nerd, I cannot tell you how many hours my best friends and I clocked delighting at the cries of “Special Delivery” “Traitor!” and “You’ll Regret That!” while taking our turn at the keyboard playing Worms 2. Although not a franchise I keep up with to this day, it is one near and dear to my heart. But even as a vocal advocate for crypto-gaming, when I saw the headlines announcing Team17’s […]

Splinterlands $SPS Roadmap Shows Important Trends for Crypto Games in 2022

Splinterlands, the Hive chain powered collectible card game, revealed its 2022 roadmap for the $SPS governance token. Released in July of 2021, the $SPS token has a market cap of nearly $75m at time of writing. According to the $SPS Whitepaper, the utility of $SPS will be “participating in governance. Splinterlands plans to introduce a governance voting system into the game platform that will allow players holding staked SPS tokens to vote for or against […]

New Star Atlas UE5 Footage. Is it Gameplay?

Star Atlas, the Solana powered 4x space strategy game, continues its streak of impressive visuals with the release of a new video featuring 48 seconds of footage captured in the Unreal 5 Engine. But is this latest video proof that Star Atlas is real, or just vapor meant to power the sale of high-priced NFTs? The video, featuring a ship landing in a hanger, is no doubt beautiful. Clocking in under 50 seconds, you could […]