15 Nov Line-up for DGA Talks: Web3 games, reality beyond the hype?
Are Web3 games The Next Big Thing or are we witnessing a token crash in slow motion? Is the Metaverse the new Promised Land or will we just aimlessly walk around in Zuckerberg’s Horizon without legs?
It’s time for a reality check around Web3 games, so let’s separate the hype for from the hope! For our upcoming DGA Talks, we are proud to present a line-up of seasoned game professionals with hands-on experience on what building a Web3 games business is really all about!
– Jurriaan van Teunenbroek, Vice President Games & Content at Azerion
DGA Talk: “Habbo X”
Jurriaan is a long-time games veteran. He founded Youda Games in 2001 which later merged into Azerion. At Azerion, he is now involved in many of the strategic game projects, including various Web3 initiatives. Jurriaan wil share the real success they currently see with Habbo, a metaverse experience with a large player base and successful implementation of NFTs. With Azerion, Jurriaan recently won the “Top European Metaverse Platform” award at the first annual European Metaverse Summit & Awards 2022.
– Robin Squire, Co-founder and CEO of Black Block
DGA Talk: “The future of gaming: from mobile F2P to Web3″
In his Talk, Robin will take us along his journey of what it takes to start a free-to-play mobile games company, that recently pivoted into building a Web3 games experience for PC. Robin has been active in the games industry for over 10 years, previously working at well known mobile developers such as Rovio and PlayRaven.
– Dan Garon, Co-founder and President of .Erth
DGA Talk: Fireside chat about building a Web3 games business
Prior to .Erth, Dan held a number of senior product roles at Zynga, including most recently General Manager and Head of Emerging Platforms. Previously, he was technical advisor and Chief of Staff to Zynga’s founder Mark Pincus. Dan is also an active investor in technology startups and a member of Reinvent Technology Partners, which completed three SPAC IPOs last year.
Host of the day will be Laurens Rutten, Board member of the Dutch Games Association and Founder and CEO of CoolGames
When: Wednesday November 23 rd , from 16.30 to 18.00 pm CET
Where: online event via Google Meet (registration required, Google Meet link will follow in your inbox after registering)
Tune in at the DGA Talks and get inspired! Register your (free) ticket here.
Note: everyone from the Dutch game industry can register. You don’t have to be a DGA member.