Blockchain Gaming World

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BCGW #51: Sizzle vs Actuality

July 12th, 2019

33:57

In this episode, Jon discusses blockchain game sector trends with James McQuillan (@BCGbiz).

Some blockchain game projects are now going live but few people seems to care. Similarly, it’s not clear when other high …

BCGW #50: Why 8 Circuit Studios focuses on game not blockchain

June 28th, 2019

31:25

In this episode, Jon talks to 8 Circuit Studios’ president James Mayo about the US indie’s approach to combining games and the blockchain.

Notably, in the case of its in-development PC space combat and FPS title Project …

BCGW #49: Azarus’ Alex Casassovici on taking blockchain gaming mainstream

June 24th, 2019

25:11

In this episode, Jon and co-founder Alex Casassovici (@alexksso) discuss the rise of the Azarus blockchain-based rewards platform for game streaming. 

What’s significant about Azurus (which uses an EOS sidechain) is it …

BCGW #48: Many small steps towards success

June 18th, 2019

32:14

In this episode, Jon and James (@BCGbiz) discuss the week’s blockchain games news, which could be viewed as the many small steps developers are …

BCGW #47: Tony Pearce on why games will take blockchain mass market

June 10th, 2019

26:33

In this episode, Jon Jordan talks to mobile game entrepreneur Tony Pearce about the formation and funding of Reality Clash developer Reality Gaming Group, and why he believes games will be the products that take …

BCGW #46: Talking the future of blockchain games with Gareth Jenkins

May 24th, 2019

39:14

In this episode, Jon Jordan and game/blockchain developer Gareth Jenkins (@garethjenkins) discuss what’s been going on and what will be going on in the world of blockchain games, including chewing the fat over the new …

BCGW #45: Enjin’s Multiverse - strengths & weaknesses

May 17th, 2019

35:46

In this episode, Jon Jordan and James (@BCGbiz) discuss the Enjin Multiverse, which is a growing blockchain gaming platform, spanning everything from …

BCGW #44: CryptoKitties’ new robotic traits, the Dapper wallet & Cheeze Wizards!?

May 3rd, 2019

20:00

In this episode, Jon Jordan and James (@BCGbiz) discuss what’s been going on in the world of CryptoKitties’ developer Dapper Labs, which has announced new Robotic Traits, launched the open beta for its new smart …

BCGW #43: What have we learned in 2019 so far?

April 30th, 2019

5:23

Following my presentation at, and various discussions during, the Crypto Games Conference in Minsk, I've been thinking about the state of the …

BCGW #42: Talking fully decentralized games with Xaya’s Andy Colosimo

April 18th, 2019

25:14

In this episode, I talk to Andy Colosimo, the driving force behind the Xaya blockchain games platform, about how he got into crypto with Bitcoin and …

BCGW #41: Talking Battle Racers with Altitude’s Luna Javier

April 10th, 2019

26:43

 This week, Jon Jordan talks to Altitude Games’ creative director Luna Javier about the mobile game developer’s move into blockchain games. Its debut title Battle Racers will launch as one of the first partnerships with …

BCGW#40: Talking F1, brands and NFT value with Animoca Brand's Robby Yung

April 5th, 2019

24:57

This week, Jon Jordan talks to Animoca Brands’ CEO Robby Yung about the Hong Kong-based developer and publisher’s 2018 pivot from mobile games into blockchain products, notably blockchain gaming.

Note: This interview …

BCGW#39: Why MLB Crypto Baseball became MLB Champions

March 29th, 2019

24:20

This week, Jon Jordan (@blockchaingmg) and James McQuillan (@BCGbiz) talk about how three blockchain games are positioning themselves for mass market success, in terms of their use of licenses, marketing and community …

BCGW#38: Talking Axie Infinity with COO Alexsander Larsen

March 25th, 2019

25:00

In this episode, I talk to Alexsander Larsen, the COO of Axie Infinity about the background to and future of the breeding-and-battling blockchain …

BCGW#37: Is Ripple the next gaming blockchain?

March 15th, 2019

19:57

In this week's podcast, Jon Jordan and James (@BCGbiz) discuss the announcement a $100 million game development fund to be managed by Ripple's Xpring outfit and new blockchain gaming startup Forte. We also delve into …

BCGW#36: Talking blockchain games with Gabby Dizon

March 8th, 2019

13:18

Following the end of DGC Dubai 2019 (where we were both speaking), I caught up with Gabby Dizon, chairman of Alto.io, to talk about what's going on …

BCGW#35: Springtime for blockchain games

March 1st, 2019

16:22

Following the Crypto Winter, it could be spring for blockchain games. Jon Jordan and James (@BCGbiz) discuss the surprising pop of Enjin Coin's USD …

BCGW#34: Talking MLB Crypto Baseball with Lucid Sight

February 27th, 2019

30:24

In this interview, I talk to Randy Saaf (CEO) and Fazri Zubair (CTO) of US developer Lucid Sight about its blockchain games MLB Crypto Baseball and CSC (Crypto Space Commander), including how it's finding balance …

BCGW#33: NFTs - challenges and opportunities

February 22nd, 2019

23:54

Non-Fungible Tokens are one of the key trends in blockchain games, so Jon Jordan and James (@BCGbiz) discuss what an NFT is, why they're becoming so important, and what some of the issues are, especially as NFTs are …

BCGW#32: Talking OpenSea with Devin Finzer

February 13th, 2019

26:07

In this interview, I talk to the CTO of blockchain game marketplace OpenSea Devin Finzer about the importance of such thirdparty marketplaces in the open blockchain game ecosystem, especially in terms of offering …

BCGW#31: We don’t need no heroes (or Fortnite)

February 12th, 2019

3:47

Don’t get me started on the egregious attempts to shoehorn the words ‘Fortnite’ and ‘blockchain’ into the same headline...

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BCGW#30: Plasma Bears - the good and the bad

February 8th, 2019

18:51

In this podcast, Jon Jordan and James (@BCGbiz) discuss the launch of Blockade Games' game Plasma Bears, which runs on Loom Network's Ethereum …

BCGW#29: Recap of Blockchain Gamer Connects London 2019

January 25th, 2019

18:12

The third edition of the Blockchain Gamer Connects conference ran in London from 21-22 January 2019, so event MC Jon and James (editor at @BCGbiz) discuss the key trends arising: including sector enthusiasm despite …

BCGW#28: Why 2019 will be different

January 23rd, 2019

5:26

Why are blockchain game developers so bullish? Jon Jordan argues that the hard lessons of 2018 have forced the sector to focus on UX, not blockchain. …

BCGW#27: Blockchain Game Sentiment Survey 2019

January 18th, 2019

10:01

Do you have an opinion about blockchain games and how the sector will develop in 2019? If so, please answer our 10-question Blockchain Game Sentiment Survey for 2019. It will only take 3 minutes.

And to whet your …

BCGW#26: CryptoKitties x Gods Unchained

January 11th, 2019

15:37

Interoperability is a concept much talked about in blockchain gaming. But despite the potential for using items from one game in another (and vice versa), we haven't actually seen many examples. Jon Jordan discusses how …

BCGW#25: Our hopes for 2019

January 4th, 2019

19:11

It's a new year so having reflected on how blockchain games progressed (or didn't) in 2018, it's time to consider our hopes and fears for 2019. Jon Jordan, together with James (@BCGbiz), welcome the decoupling of …

BCGW#24: Key 2018 Trends in Blockchain Gaming

December 28th, 2018

25:53

The year is almost over so now it's time to consider the key trends that impacted the nascent blockchain gaming sector in 2018. Ranging from the general Crypto Winter, to migration from Ethereum to EOS and Tron (and …

BCGW#23: Most Anticipated Blockchain Games for 2019

December 21st, 2018

24:26

2019 is going to be a breakout year for blockchain games - that's what we're hoping . But for this to happen, there will have to be some excellent games, so in this podcast Jon Jordan and James (@BCGbiz) discuss 10 …

BCGW #16: Blockchain Game of the Year 2018

December 14th, 2018

20:12

Yes, it's that time of the year when we look back and consider which blockchain game released in 2018 gains the title Game of the Year. But - as Jon Jordan argues - this year he doesn't think any blockchain game …

BCGW #15: Blockchain Games vs the Crypto Crisis

December 7th, 2018

20:37

Cryptocurrencies prices are tanking but what does that mean for blockchain games? With James (@bcgbiz), Jon Jordan discusses why the death of crypto as an investment asset is actually a great thing for the longterm …

BCGW #14: Blockchain's UX dilemma

November 30th, 2018

21:51

By definition, blockchains are highly decentralized, which creates lots of issues in terms of onboarding and user experience, especially for new users. In this podcast Jon Jordan talks to blockchain expert Gareth …

BCGW #13: The significance of Mythical Games

November 16th, 2018

18:05

LA blockchain games platform Mythical Games decloaked this week with a $16 million Series A funding round. Jon Jordan explains why it is an interesting company and what its arrival tells us about the fast maturing …

BCGW #12: AppCoins and the rise of blockchain app stores

November 9th, 2018

14:42

Can blockchain disrupt app stores? That's the discussion this week as Jon and James (@BGCbiz) talk about the recent App Store Foundation conference in Portugal, and the AppCoins project which is already in testing via …

BGCW #11: CryptoKitties, Dapper Labs and $30m

November 2nd, 2018

14:19

CryptoKitties dev Dapper Labs has just raised $15m, taking its total to almost $30m so Jon and James (from @BCGbiz) discuss what it will do with all that cash, including its new project Dapper (which Jon mistakenly …

BCGW Special - Reality Clash; the first blockchain mobile shooter

November 1st, 2018

16:21

As well as blockchain, mobile shooter Reality Clash uses AR/VR and location-based technologies so it's certainly an ambitious project. So, as it …

BCGW #10: Enjin's Multiverse and struggles with EOS

October 26th, 2018

19:08

We talk about Enjin's Multiverse, Jon's struggles setting up an EOS wallet, the launch of Beyond The Void, and trying to find the 'blockchain bit' of …

BCGW Special: Hedgie - how to make an accessible blockchain game

October 23rd, 2018

18:57

We talk Hedgie, the forthcoming casual strategy blockchain game, which combines ERC721 hedgehog characters, the game's ERC20 Curio token, a real-world payment system, and a strong focus on onboarding players without …

Blockchain Gaming World #9: The F2P Challenge

October 19th, 2018

20:26

Axie Infinity launches but Jon doesn't want to spend $20 to try it, James finds his retro gaming skills challenged in nTitle's Fury demo, Jon adds to …

Blockchain Gaming World #8 - GuildChat's Skinner Box

October 12th, 2018

19:03

BitGuild starts airdropping TRX (and less useful tokens) into its new mobile messaging GuildChat app to much confusion, Jon buys a big shiny gun in …

Blockchain Gaming World #7: Game over for Ethereum?

October 5th, 2018

20:50

Are game devs now moving away from Ethereum? In this week's episode Jon Jordan talks to blockchain game developer Gareth Jenkins (Deckbound) about the various blockchains available - Ethereum, EOS, TRON etc - not to …

The significant trajectory of blockchain games in 2018

October 1st, 2018

6:59

Ups and downs: Jon Jordan considers what he's learned about the blockchain game sector in 2018 so far.

BCGW Special: Gareth Jenkins, Deckbound

September 27th, 2018

10:39

Live from the Blockchain Game Summit in Lyon, Jon talks to blockchain/gaming veteran Gareth Jenkins (Deckbound) about the current state of the sector.

Blockchain Gaming World #6

September 21st, 2018

19:20

This week, we discuss Enjin's 'Multiverse', Stick Cricket, the top performing blockchain games of August, and Blockchain Gamer Connects Helsinki.

Host …

BCGW Special: Alto's Crypto Game Challenge

September 13th, 2018

9:12

In this episode, we talk to Alto.io's Gabby Dizon about the Crypto Game Challenge and its 'Item First' approach to blockchain gaming.

Blockchain Gaming World #5

September 7th, 2018

22:19

In this week's news roundup, Jon and James discuss:

Did someone mean to spend 600 ETH on a Gen 9 CryptoKitty?
Is the falling price of crypto good or bad?
The launch of MLB Crypto Baseball
And will Apple and Google play nice …

Blockchain Gaming World episode 4

August 24th, 2018

18:30

This week, we talk with James from BlockchainGamer.biz about:

The ambition of mobile, AR/VR, location-based shooter Reality Clash
Hash Rush's 10,000-strong beta
War Rider's item pre-sale
PC blockchain game distribution …

Blockchain Gaming World #3

August 17th, 2018

16:39

In this week's episode, we're joined by James from BlockchainGamer.biz, and we discuss:

Zombie Battleground's $350k Kickstarter
Gods Unchained $1.2m pre-sale
MLB Crypto Baseball's launch

plus Mythereum going live on …

BGW: Talking to Soccer Manager Crypto & XAYA

August 16th, 2018

16:17

In this special edition podcast, we talk to Andrew Colosimo (CEO, XAYA) and Andy Gore (Soccer Manager Crypto) about how they started working together …

Blockchain Gaming Week #2

August 10th, 2018

21:15

In this week's episode, we're joined by BlockchainGamer.biz editor James, and we talk about:

Blockchain games including ETH.TOWN, Axie Infinity, Hash Rush, Zombie Battleground and Gods Unchained,
Various AR/VR blockchain …

Blockchain Gaming Week #1

August 3rd, 2018

18:00

Hello and welcome to the first episode of Blockchain Gaming Week, in which we cover:

Zombie Battleground's $300k Kickstarter
Cryptic Conjure's pre-item sale
ETH.Town's launch
Various blockchain game companies' esports deals

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