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Kyler has a broad background story, from being a former professional snowboarder to working in banking, but as soon as he learned about Bitcoin, it clicked for him. A crypto OG, he has experienced both bears and bulls, with a great passion and interest for blockchain technology and gaming. Understanding the culture and the value proposition for collectibles, he had the idea of onboarding to web3 one of the most nostalgic and collectible games ever: Pogs.
00:00 to 04:08 - Who’s Kyler
04:08 to 06:35 - Bringing Pogs to Web3
06:35 to 07:45 - The Power of Nostalgia
07:45 to 10:35 - Building Pogs
10:35 to 13:35 - Pogs Community
13:35 to 15:35 - Being a Platform for Collabs
15:35 to 20:15 - Derivative Culture
20:15 to 20:50 - Releasing in Ethereum
20:50 to 27:15 - Tangible Value
27:15 to 37:05 - Blockchain Era
37:05 to 42:35 - Onboarding New People
42:35 to 51:00 - Game Mechanics
51:00 to 54:05 - Casual Game
54:05 to 55:35 - Multichain
55:35 to 56:31 - Rounding Off
Episode Important Links
Degen: Degens, short for decentralized degenerates, is a term used in the web3 culture to describe individuals who participate in high-risk/high-reward activities, such as yield farming, liquidity provision, and NFT flipping, with little to no regard for traditional investment strategies. They are often seen as pioneers and risk-takers within the blockchain space.
Solana: Solana is a high-performance blockchain designed for decentralized applications and marketplaces. It is designed to handle high transaction volumes and is known for its low fees and fast confirmation times.
Flow: Flow is a blockchain designed for building decentralized applications and games. It is known for its high throughput and low fees, making it well-suited for gaming and other high-volume use cases.
CC0: CC0 stands for Creative Commons Zero, a public domain dedication that allows creators to waive their copyright and related rights to their work and place it in the public domain.
DMCA: DMCA stands for Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Wax: Wax is a blockchain designed for building decentralized applications and marketplaces. It is known for its high transaction throughput, low fees, and ease of use for both developers and users. It also supports the creation and trading of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and has seen significant adoption in the gaming industry.
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