The Big Questions with Big John is an interview show where our own Big John gets the opportunity to have conversations with interesting people from all walks of life.
In this episode, Big John talks with Matt Lobel, founder of PLAYN, a blockchain game ecosystem based on BSC, whose goal is to bring blockchain gaming to the masses by removing artificial barriers to entry that currently permeate the industry.
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02:00 Big John and Matt Lobel talk about their early days of creating computer games
03:45 Talking about the PLAYN ecosystem
06:00 Matt explains blockchain technology in gaming
10:00 Migrating in-game assets between games, or to the overall metaverse
13:00 Contrary to popular belief, the blockchain offers full transparency of immutable transactions
17:45 Is crypto a currency, asset, or security?
21:45 PLAYN will be issuing its own token, Game Gold (GMG)
25:00 Breaking down’s PLAYN’s “play to earn” concept
29:00 Matt’s foundational belief in capitalism as a positive force
38:40 The daunting prospect of being a store of value
42:00 The hybrid nature of PLAYN-based games
46:00 The PLAYN partner program
51:00 The Wrap Up