Revolutionizing Gaming: NFTs, Proof-of-Stake, and Sharding Discussed at Web Summit

• Jason Michael Primrose, Amanda Terry, Artemysia-X, and Kas Vegas discussed how to use NFTs for storytelling at Camp Decrypt 2022.
• The Crypties 2022 gala was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami.
• Kathleen Breitman of Tezos spoke about Tezos‘ use of proof-of-stake, Ethereum and sharding, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves onstage at Web Summit in Lisbon.

At Camp Decrypt 2022, a lively panel was moderated by What’s Trending podcast host Shira Lazar, featuring Lost Children of Andromeda author Jason Michael Primrose, Amanda Terry of Metagood and ACTAI Ventures, Artemysia-X of Rug Radio program LorePlay, and Kas Vegas of NFT INT, Huxley, and Feature.io. The panel discussed how to use non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to tell compelling stories. Primrose discussed the latest social media trends and how the user experience is being transformed by the use of NFTs. Terry talked about the importance of creating an immersive experience for users and how NFTs can help with that. Artemysia-X talked about the potential of NFTs to bring stories to life in an interactive way, and Vegas discussed the potential for NFTs to create unique collectible experiences.

The Crypties 2022 gala was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami. Hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“), the awards were sponsored by Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721. There were nine categories, with statuettes presented to the winners.

At Web Summit in Lisbon, Kathleen Breitman of Tezos spoke about Tezos‘ use of proof-of-stake, Ethereum and sharding, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves onstage. Breitman discussed how Tezos has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, and progressive decentralization. She also discussed the potential for NFT gaming, which could revolutionize the gaming industry. Breitman’s talk was followed by a discussion on raising venture money in a bear market, featuring Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock.