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Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi) goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context.

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Apr 11, 2023

In 2021, Axie Infinity took the world by storm as the world’s most popular Play-to-Earn game with 2.7 million concurrent users at its peak.


It also shocked the world a 2nd time in March 2022, albeit for a negative reason as its Ronin bridge suffered the largest bridge exploit of all time with $600M lost, Though users were made whole, confidence levels are inadvertently impacted


Despite everything and the current lull period for crypto-gaming, Sky Mavis has been diligently building behind the scenes and recently launched a few critical updates that could kickstart the next wave of crypto-games. 


Today on Blockcrunch, Aleksander, Co-Founder of Sky Mavis shares with us

  • Making users whole after the $600M exploit

  • Decentralization of Ronin 

  • Future of Ronin & crypto gaming


Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice.




(00:00:00) – Introduction to Ronin

(00:03:32) – Recent Games Developer Conference

(00:05:18) – $600 million Ronin bridge exploit

(00:10:48) – Making users whole

(00:13:41) – Partnership with 5 new game studios

(00:17:39) – Onboarding millions of users into GameFi

(00:21:29) – Ronin’s strategy for the 1st cohort

(00:31:08) – Structure of Ronin & game studio partnership

(00:35:41) – Allocating resources across Axie Infinity, Ronin & partners

(00:38:31) – Ronin vs other gaming chains

(00:44:23) – The future of crypto gaming



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