30 September 2021 · 0 min read

The Crypto Gaming Revolution - Arianna Simpson

In this episode of Bankless Podcast, shows hosts David Hoffman and Ryan Adams interview Arianna Simpson of a16z. They discuss the product-market fit of crypto and gaming, scaling and maturation of the crypto economy, and explosion in crypto cultural applications.

Episode timestamps:

0:00 Intro 
5:00 Arianna Simpson 
7:05 Crypto Gaming: Why Now? 
10:06 How Big is This? 
17:15 Building Infrastructure 
20:29 Player Ownership 
28:13 Eating the World 
31:55 Progression to Play-To-Earn 
37:30 Capturing Value 
41:27 Isn’t it a Ponzi Game? 
48:30 Working in Crypto Gaming 
58:08 Consolidation of Resources 
1:05:03 Impact on Culture & Industry 
1:15:36 The Metaverse 
1:20:17 ETH is Metaverse Money 
1:27:10 Closing & Disclaimers 

The episode premiered on September 27, 2021.