Steve Curran, CEO of Burn Ghost Games, on Play-to-Earn Gaming, and Why Some Games Go Viral
Steve Curran is the CEO and Co-founder of Burn Ghost Games, a Web3 skill-based game platform. Steve is an entrepreneur and creative technologist with extensive experience in developing interactive entertainment and marketing solutions utilizing games, virtual reality, augmented reality, and other emerging media. He has directed award-winning entertainment-based solutions for clients such as Red Bull Records, Sony Entertainment, Warner Brothers, Atlantic Records, Puma, The History Channel, A+E Television, Burger King, Mattel, Animal Planet, and many others.
He is the author of two books on design, including MOTION GRAPHICS Design for Broadcast and Film and CONVERGENCE DESIGN Design for Interactive Television Broadband and Wireless. He was a contributing author to one of the first books on Social Media CONNECTED MARKETING - writing on branded entertainment.
In this conversation, we discuss:
- Why casual gaming is crucial to Web3
- The future of Play-to-Earn gaming
- Video games are the biggest use case for Web3
- Why do some games go viral while others fizzle?
- Why are we so captivated by trivia games?
- Wine talk
- Working with world-class brands
- Launching NFTs