The Solana Podcast

Jeff "Jiho" Zirlin - Co-Founder of Axie Infinity Ep #47

Episode Summary

Jeff "Jiho" Zirlin is the Co-Founder of Axie Infinity, an NFT-based play-to-earn online video game. 00:23 – How it started through CryptoKitties? 02:41 – What is Axie Infinity? 04:13 – Game design and constant iteration 05:52 – What is a blockchain game? A mix of social network, gaming and the start of a new economy 13:15 – Why is crypto important to Axie? 17:24 – Building and relying on your community 20:47 – Is the future of gaming the metaverse and user-owned assets? 22:22 – The feasibility of crossover between games with NFT ownership 27:35 – Where are Axies user from and what kind of players are they? 30:45 – What's Axie's endgame? 37:16 – Thoughts on competitors 41:18 – Generative art and creating an Axie DISCLAIMER The information on this podcast is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only, without any express or implied warranty of any kind, including warranties of accuracy, completeness, or fitness for any particular purpose. The information contained in or provided from or through this podcast is not intended to be and does not constitute financial advice, investment advice, trading advice, or any other advice. The information on this podcast is general in nature and is not specific to you, the user or anyone else. You should not make any decision, financial, investment, trading or otherwise, based on any of the information presented on this podcast without undertaking independent due diligence and consultation with a professional broker or financial advisor.

Episode Notes

Jeff "Jiho" Zirlin is the Co-Founder of Axie Infinity, an NFT-based play-to-earn online video game.

 

00:23 – How it started through CryptoKitties?

02:41 – What is Axie Infinity?

04:13 – Game design and constant iteration

05:52 – What is a blockchain game? A mix of social network, gaming and the start of a new economy

13:15 – Why is crypto important to Axie?

17:24 – Building and relying on your community  

20:47 – Is the future of gaming the metaverse and user-owned assets?

22:22 – The feasibility of crossover between games with NFT ownership

27:35 – Where are Axies user from and what kind of players are they?

30:45 – What's Axie's endgame?

37:16 – Thoughts on competitors

41:18 – Generative art and creating an Axie

 

DISCLAIMER

The information on this podcast is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only, without any express or implied warranty of any kind, including warranties of accuracy, completeness, or fitness for any particular purpose.

 

The information contained in or provided from or through this podcast is not intended to be and does not constitute financial advice, investment advice, trading advice, or any other advice.

 

The information on this podcast is general in nature and is not specific to you, the user or anyone else. You should not make any decision, financial, investment, trading or otherwise, based on any of the information presented on this podcast without undertaking independent due diligence and consultation with a professional broker or financial advisor.