The MSV Podcast: How Blockchain Games Launch Their Projects
In this podcast episode, YGG co-founder Gabby Dizon discusses how Web3 games are developed compared to Web2 games.
Morningstar Ventures is a Dubai-based venture capital firm that backs blockchain technology and early-stage tokens. Their podcast, The MSV Podcast, covers crypto, investments, state of the market and the blockchain industry overall, featuring experts in the industry.
The host of Morningstar Ventures’ YouTube channel and podcast is Szabolcs “Szabi” Gergely. He is the Entrepreneur in Residence at Morningstar Ventures and has extensive experience in design engineering, having worked at companies such as Rolls-Royce and Bosch.
In this discussion, Gabby talks about play-to-earn, the economy of blockchain games, how they are different from traditional games, and the future of gaming guilds.
The following is an excerpt from the podcast. Listen to the full discussion here.
Szabi (12:52): Do you think the development time in blockchain games will be much shorter than traditional games? I mean, they also have a lot of pedigree, right?
Gabby (13:03): Not necessarily. I don't think that development times will be shorter. The big difference is that community is such a big aspect of Web3 and blockchain games, so the developers are exposing their games to their community a lot earlier.
You see a lot of console games, for example, that have a two- to three-year development timeline. You see MMOs take four or five years to make. You flip that around in blockchain games and maybe you start with an NFT drop, or maybe you start with a demo. You start with something that your community can own and get excited about.
You're building with your community very early and helping them understand what the game is about, letting them shape it, in a way, where the game is going. So if you look at the total development time, it will probably take just as long, but the community has been involved much early on in Web3.
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