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  • Reintroducing The Open Metaverse OS Paper

    What is the Open Metaverse OS, and why build a shared and open economic system? We explain our investment thesis in the context of freedom in digital worlds.

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    On the value of social tokens

    Social tokens are crypto-assets that primarily describe social relationships (as opposed to economic or legal relationships). Social tokens are typically centered around either an individual or a community, and can therefore be called either personal or community tokens, respectively. For more background on the emerging social token space, see a previous article.  Social tokens overlap […]

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    Roles in an emerging P2E ecosystem

    Roles in an emerging P2E ecosystem Over the past few years, we have seen play-to-earn create a new category within crypto – described as P2E 2.0 in a previous article. The category leader, Axie Infinity, is generating the highest fees of any crypto application, surpassed only by Ethereum itself and has 1M+ daily active users. […]

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    Blockchain Development Trends Q2 2020/21

    In the blockchain development trends report, we analyze critical projects and protocols of the Web3 ecosystem. We identify trends such as rising commit levels, consistent commit levels, a rising number of core developers, and other related areas of development activity. In the process of conducting our research, we analyzed 4,831 individual repositories, 1,246,318 code commits, […]

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    Understanding Social Tokens

    Social tokens are one of the many innovations the crypto space has brought forth in recent years. With celebrities from Akon to Ja Rule launching their own social tokens, mainstream media is catching up with this new way of leveraging permissionless blockchains. This article is looking to summarise social tokens, create some conceptual clarity, and […]

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    What is the Secret to Building Valuable Tokens?

    Jack Laing of Pocket Network defines governance in the context of Web3 simply as “rewriting contracts.” According to Mario Laul of Placeholder VC, decentralised network governance consists of 4 core components: Leadership, vision, and values that attract and guide network participants, i.e. deliberately putting emphasis on one or more of the following: decentralization, democracy, efficiency, […]

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    Understanding P2E 2.0: Axie Infinity Deep Dive

    >> Base Camp 6 accelerator applications are now open. $50k immediate cash, up to $250k total investment and access to market leading mentors and investor network. Apply now. << Gameplay Axie Infinity is a complex gaming ecosystem based on NFTs with different levels of rarity and utility, generated by genetic algorithms. Each Axie is an […]

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    P2E 2.0 – A new economic model for gaming based on crypto tokens

    Leading P2E 2.0 games and their economics    The five games we present are meant to give an overview of current P2E 2.0 mechanics and the selection in no way constitutes a ranked list or attempts to be comprehensive (there are hundreds of blockchain-based P2E games by now). We purposefully included NFT classics like CryptoKitties […]

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