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