YGG Community Roundup - April 2022
A recap of our biggest achievements and most exciting announcements in April 2022.
April was an exciting month, especially with the announcement of the YGGSPL subDAO and the Guild Advancement Program. Be sure to read about them below!
Guild Advancement Program
In mid-April, Yield Guild Games announced the launch of the Guild Advancement Program (GAP-, an achievement-driven community token distribution protocol. With this program, guild members who participate in the community’s projects or its operations will be rewarded for their activity.
Season 1 of the GAP is scheduled to run for 12 weeks. It began in the third week of April and will end in the second week of July. Guild members can participate through the Achievements page of the YGG dapp. To learn more, read the article below or watch the AMA about it.
With Axie Infinity: Origin now live, YGG has launched Bootcamp 2.0, the very first episode of which was hosted by @ArcherPerezz. This new version of the Bootcamp will remain similar to the original but will include the new functions of the game. It’s pretty cool that we’re already on our 31st Bootcamp episode! Be sure to check out the links below if you haven’t watched them already!
April 9: YGG Axie Infinity Bootcamp 27 : Featuring ArcherPerezz
April 18: YGG Axie Infinity Bootcamp 28 : Featuring Itachity
In this round of the Managers Cup, METAT8 went up against AxieGlobal. It was a close match, but METAT8 won that round and will be moving on to the semifinals. It was an exciting match to watch, so if you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to check out the link below.
YGG has officially onboarded 1,400 CyBall scholars as of April!
YGG CyBall Academy
The guild has launched YGG CyBall Academy, hosted by KAFI every Wednesday at 9 p.m. SGT. Like Axie Bootcamp, CyBall Academy helps you learn more about the game and shares helpful tips and tricks. There is even a chance to learn more about the scholarship program just by watching. Stay tuned for more episodes every week, and if you’ve missed any, you can find them below!
YGG Cyball Academy 01 : Featuring Kafi (Episode 1 - April 13)
YGG Cyball Academy 02 : Featuring Kafi (Episode 2 - April 20)
YGG Cyball Academy 03 : Featuring Kafi (Episode 3 - April 27)
YGG is proud to introduce YGGSPL, the YGG Splinterlands subDAO. Now that it is a tokenized subDAO, it is fully community-owned and the community is now able to control in-game assets that are held in the DAO treasury. The article below shares more details along with information on the structure of the subDAO, how to be part of it, and more. Be sure to read it if you’re interested.
Don’t miss the following streams. They are all streamed on Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook:
Thetan Arena with n0acls on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. SGT (officially this time now)
League of Kingdoms with maezing_gaming on Saturdays at 9:30 p.m. SGT
Splinterlands with LastDragon on Saturdays at 10 p.m. EST / Sunday at 11 a.m. SGT
If you missed any of the streams, check out the links below:
April 4: YGG Community Stream: THETAN ARENA ft. N0ACLs and Syl
April 11: YGG Community Stream: THETAN ARENA ft. N0ACLs and Syl
April 18: YGG Community Stream: THETAN ARENA ft. N0ACLs and Syl
April 17: Impromptu Thetan Arena Community Stream with Syl, Stephy, RYNL and KennyD
April 25: YGG Community Stream: THETAN ARENA ft. N0ACLs and Syl
League of Kingdoms
April 9: YGG Community Stream: League of Kingdoms ft. Mae-zing! Bokunogatari and Syl!
April 23: YGG Community Stream: League of Kingdoms ft. Mae-zing!
April 30: YGG Community Stream: League of Kingdoms ft. mae-zing! & BOKUNOGATARI
April 2: YGG Community Stream: Splinterlands Weekend Challenge ft. LastDragon/Lorkus/Woody/Jackal
April 9: YGG Community Stream: Splinterlands Weekend Challenge ft. LastDragon/Rogue/Woody/Lorkus
April 20: YGG Community Stream: Splinterlands Weekend Challenge ft. LastDragon/Lorkus/Rogue/Woody
April 23: YGG Community Stream: Splinterlands Weekend Challenge ft. LastDragon/Jackal/Cydrake/Lorkus/Rogue
Yield Guild Games announced four partnerships this month with Civitas, BreederDAO, Wildlife Studios, and Crypto Unicorns. To learn more about each of our new partners, read the articles below.
Yield Guild Games Partners With 4X City-Building Play-to-Earn Game, Civitas
Yield Guild Games Partners with Game Asset Production Factory, BreederDAO
YGG Partners with Latin America's Largest Gaming Company, Wildlife Studios, as Castle Crush Integrates NFTs
Yield Guild Games Acquires Genesis NFT Eggs and Land in Farming Simulation Game, Crypto Unicorns
There were four AMAs this month, kicking off with Nifty Island, followed by BLOCKLORDS. Then we spoke with KnightAV about the Guild Advancement Program and ended the month’s AMAs with Fancy Birds. If you missed any of these AMAs, be sure to check out the links below.
AMA: Nifty Island ft. Charles Smith & Zachary Pantely (Nifty Island - April 1st)
AMA: BlockLords ft. David Johansson (Blocklords - April 15)
AMA: YGG Guild Advancement Program ft. KnightAV (GAP - April 19th)
YGG AMA: Fancy Birds ft. Mike Merritt (Fancy Bird - April 22nd)
Articles About YGG
YGG co-founder Gabby Dizon was interviewed by DappRadar as part of a new influencer series that premiered with his feature. To read the full interview and a few other good reads, check out the links below!
Could a Philippines startup become gatekeeper to the metaverse? - Nikkei Asia
The Power of the DAO and Blockchain Gaming with Gabby Dizon - DappRadar
Forkast Report: Asia Is Leading the Growth in NFTs - Altcoin Buzz
5 Interesting crypto guilds for play to earn NFT games in 2022 - CryptoSlate
Interviews With Founders
This month, YGG co-founder Beryl Li was invited as a guest on the Fungible Times podcast, where she talks about how regional subDAOs like IndiGG work, especially as fully independent branches of the YGG DAO. Watch the episode with the link below.
Episode 3 of Scholar Stories follows Mary, a mother, and a wife from Batangas City. Thanks to the YGG scholarship, she has been able to help not only her husband and her child but her mom as well. To learn more about her story, check out the video below!
Thank you for reading April’s newsletter. Below is a quote from Gabby on Web3 that demonstrates why YGG is so excited to be a pioneer in this space. See you next month!
“I’m excited about the opportunities that Web3 can provide over time to empower people all over the world and remove the geographical boundaries that people have been used to.” - Gabby Dizon