YGG Community Roundup - March 2022
A recap of our biggest achievements and most exciting announcements in March 2022.
March was a very busy month! Here’s the rundown.
Yield Guild Games held its first Managers Summit, which was hosted by YGG Pilipinas. More than 20 of the guild’s Scholarship Managers came to the event to celebrate the milestones that YGG has achieved since its inception. The Scholarship Managers shared their success stories at the summit and it was announced that the guild’s next goal is to onboard over 100,000 scholars by the end of 2022. To learn more about the summit, be sure to read the article below:
YGG hit yet another milestone and reached over 27,000 scholars this month! This sets a new record in the play-to-earn space.
This month’s set of Bootcamps featured many special guests, each with their own unique and insightful tips. We’ve listed the available recordings below:
March 3 - Guest @Elm0momo - Recording - YGG Axie Infinity Bootcamp 22
March 7 - Guest @NdarPlay - Recording - Discord Only
March 14 - Guest @kookoocryptotv - Recording - Discord Only
March 17 - Guest @VergilYYC - Recording - YGG Axie Infinity Bootcamp 24
March 21 - Guest @rynlgaming - Recording - Discord Only
March 24 - Guest @spamandrice - Recording - YGG Axie Infinity Bootcamp 26
We are now at Round 2 of the YGG Managers Cup. The tournament started off with 16 teams, and we are now down to eight teams. Round 2 kicked off with @Lev0x_eSports and Axie Alerts PH. It was an exciting round to watch. If you missed it, be sure to check out the links below:
YGG MANAGERS CUP ROUND 2: AxiesAlertsPH vs Lev0x esports (Clean Feed) (March 20)
YGG initiated a scholarship program in the soccer-themed, cyberpunk-esque play-to-earn game CyBall, accepting over 1,000 scholars. Slots in YGG’s scholarship program for CyBall are currently full, but more will be offered soon. To stay up to date, check out each guild’s Discord.
Don’t miss the following streams 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
If you missed any of the streams this month, check out the links below:
March 7 - YGG Community Stream: THETAN ARENA ft. N0ACLs, Syl and Sedano
March 14 - YGG Community Stream: THETAN ARENA ft. N0ACLs, Syl and Sedano
March 21 - YGG Community Stream: THETAN ARENA ft. N0ACLs and Syl
March 28 - YGG Community Stream: THETAN ARENA ft. N0ACLs and Syl
League of Kingdoms
March 12 - YGG Community Stream: League of Kingdoms ft. Mae-zing!
March 19 - YGG Community Stream: League of Kingdoms ft. Mae-zing!
March 26 - YGG Community Stream: League of Kingdoms ft. Mae-zing! Bokunogatari and Syl!
March 12 - YGG Community Stream: Splinterlands Weekend Challenge ft. LastDragon/Cydrake/Jackal/Bulldog
March 19 - YGG Community Stream: Splinterlands Weekend Challenge ft. LastDragon/Lorkus/Woody/RoguePatton
March 26 - YGG Community Stream: Splinterlands Weekend Challenge ft. LastDragon/Lorkus/Woody/Jackal
Yield Guild Games gained three partnerships this month with UnionDigital, Metalcore and Nitro League. Learn more about these partnerships below.
There were so many AMAs this month! We’ve listed the available recordings below:
March 2 - IndiGG Guild Badge AMA
March 7 - AMA: Q4 2021 Community Update
March 7 - Aavegotchi community AMA with YGG ft. FallenCorpsez
March 11 - Illuvium council vote ft. Zom
March 11 - YGG AMA: Nitro League ft. Gasper Stih & Zaynab Tucker
March 18 - YGGSPL token sale
March 19 - AMA: METALCORE ft. Dan Nikolaides & Sam Kim
March 24 - AMA: YGG - MIR4 Community Update
March 25 - Binance AMA ft. Colin @Goltra
Articles About YGG
From a full-page feature in Wired UK to an essay from MetaGoons explaining their reasoning behind partnering with YGG, here are this month’s excellent reads:
DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT COMES OF AGE - Wired UK (Print Edition)
Prominent group of Filipino Axie players unaffected by massive crypto heist - Philippine Star
Blockchain gamers see playing NFT games as a potential full-time job, says new survey - Cointelegraph
YGG-Why Would MetaGoons Partner With Yield Guild Games? - MetaGoons Medium
GameFi Is a New Game for Southeast Asia Players - Yahoo Finance
YGG 🤝 Philippine digibank for financial services to P2E communities - Tech in Asia
Axie Infinity players are using SLPs in real life - Tech in Asia
Yield Guild Games hits 20K Axie Infinity P2E scholarship milestone - Cointelegraph
Axie Infinity Hikes Marketplace Fees to Reward Game Players with ‘Creator Codes’ - The Defiant
Interviews With Founders
This month, we had the honor of hearing former US presidential and NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang speak in a Twitter Space with Gabby. You can read an excerpt from their discussion linked below.
StormX also published an interview with Beryl on International Women’s Day. Be sure to check out the feature to learn more about her insights on the Metaverse and her advocacy for financial freedom and literacy.
March 2 - Andrew Yang, Yield Guild & Axie Infinity discuss Play-to-earn & Web3 – Yield Guild Games Twitter Spaces
March 3 - IndiGG Token Launch AMA (No Recording)
March 8 - International Women's Day - Beryl Li - StormX
March 14 - Beryl Li - The Evolution of Play-To-Earn - Zima Red ep 107
March 14 - Gabby Dizon Co-Founder of Yield Guild Games on “Play to Earn” and the Future of Blockchain Gaming
March 21 - Beryl Chavez Li and Gabby Dizon - The Power of Financial Inclusion
March 21 - The Future of Play-To-Earn Gaming | Felix Sim & Gabby Dizon
Episode 2 of Scholar Stories focuses on Vin. Vin started off having to take on multiple part-time jobs, but thanks to playing Axie, he was able to save up and open his own clothing business and food stall. Axie has really helped him, and he wants to give back to the community. Be sure to watch his episode!
YGG Game Ambassador Highlight
This month, we are shining the spotlight on our amazing lead game ambassador for Illuvium, Zom! Check out the article below to learn more about Zom’s eclectic background and his thoughts on Illuvium:
Typhoon Odette Relief Efforts
This month, the Armed Forces of the Philippines gave the guild a plaque in recognition of all the work done by YGG members who helped with the Typhoon Odette relief efforts. #WeAreYGG
More people have received their Founders merch in March! This month, @tiamzonx, @blankCrypt0, @p0rkydad and @AxUKenYGG1 all received their Founders merch box. We’re thrilled to see that our Founders Coin Holders are happy with their merch and will be repping YGG irl!
To end this recap, we’ll leave you with a powerful excerpt from Beryl’s StormX interview. See you next month and remember: #WeAreYGG!
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