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Games Now! Jon Jordan, Accidental Gizmo "An Introduction to Blockchain Gaming"

Games Now! is an open lecture series on the dominant topics and emerging trends in games.
GamesNow Lecture Series

An Introduction to Blockchain Gaming

Jon Jordan
Accidental Gizmo

In this talk, Jon Jordan will explain the fast-emerging blockchain games sector, looking at how blockchain technology is being integrated into game services and games themselves, and in the process creating new type of gaming experiences.

A key case study will be the rise of #1 blockchain game CryptoKitties, which has spawned a new crypto collectibles genres, while also giving rise to a strong community of committed fans.

Jon Jordan is a writer, speaker, and data fiend, who has been involved in the games industry for 20 years. A co-founder at Steel Media (Pocket Gamer), he now runs game sector consultancy Accidental Gizmo.

In Games Now! we dig deeper to what is current at the game scene – and what will happen in the near future. The topics and speaker invitations are curated in collaboration with Finland’s game industry leaders and companies. Our guest speakers are industry leaders and inspiring individuals providing their insights and advise for students and practitioners.

The lecture series is run by Aalto University’s Media Lab and is open for public.

The lecture series has been developed as part of the Aalto University’s A!OLE program.

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