Guild of Guardians is a mobile-based role-playing game where players build their dream team of ‘Guardians’ and compete in a guild to earn rewards. Developed by Stepico Games and built on Immutable X, a new second-layer platform for blockchain games with NFTs, the project recently completed its first Founder Sale of NFTs, featuring a collection of playable in-game NFTs ranging from $200 to $100,000 in value. The sale successfully raised over $3 million in revenue as well as 133,270 pre-game registrations.
Yield Guild Games (YGG) was among the sale participants, securing 50 Adventurers Guilds with 20 members each, which will…
Play-to-Earn: NFT Gaming in the Philippines is a short documentary film revealing the story of a community in Nueva Ecija, a rural province north of Manila, that began earning an income by playing a blockchain-based video game, after losing their jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Players reported monthly earnings up to USD $400, which is more than local minimum wage.
The story first appeared on Coindesk in August 2020 as an op-ed written by Leah Callon-Butler. Leah, a Coindesk columnist who regularly writes about blockchain technology driving economic progress across Southeast Asia, had been inspired to learn more about the…
Yield Guild Games (YGG) is pleased to announce the formation of their advisory board, which includes Anil Lulla, Aleksander Larsen, Joe Mahon and Eric Arsenault. Drawing from a wealth of collective experience with digital assets and DAO development, the advisors will oversee the design and implementation of an effective DAO architecture for YGG.
Anil is COO of Delphi Digital, a pioneering digital assets research firm that also designed the YGG DAO tokenomics system. He comes from a corporate finance background and has worked as an associate and analyst at institutions including Deutsche Bank, Bloomberg LP, and BlueMountain Capital. …
Donors to the YGG Sponsor-A-Scholar program will help onboard newcomers to play-to-earn games.
Yield Guild Games (YGG), a decentralized gaming guild of players and investors who generate yield from NFT-based games, has launched its Sponsor-A-Scholar program with the goal to onboard more new players to play-to-earn games.
Flying Falcon, a pseudonymous benefactor, is the first to contribute to the program, sponsoring a total of 50 players to start playing and earning in the NFT game, Axie Infinity.
In March 2021, we announced that we had raised a seed investment of $1.325 million.
Since then, we’ve received plenty of attention from the global media with 80+ articles published. The following is a roundup of the most noteworthy coverage we’ve received over the past few weeks.
Danny Nelson, CoinDesk
This article by the world’s number one cryptocurrency news publication emphasized YGG’s impressive seed raise from a “smattering of well-heeled veterans of crypto venture capital” as a relative newcomer to the NFT space.
“As a DAO, YGG pools investor assets to bet and profit on NFTs, sharing the proceeds with…
In March 2021, Yield Guild Games (YGG) announced it raised a seed round of $1.325 million from some of crypto’s most influential early-stage investors.
The funds will be used to develop the YGG protocol and invest in yield-generating non-fungible tokens (NFTs) found in blockchain games and virtual worlds. Recently, YGG invested $100,000 into virtual land in Axie Infinity and The Sandbox.
The blockchain startup is led by co-founders Gabby Dizon, Beryl Li and Owl of Moistness. Dizon co-founded Altitude Games in 2014 and brings over two decades experience in mobile gaming. Li co-founded an asset token platform in 2016 which…
Illuvium, a fantasy battle game with an explorable world where players can capture NFT creatures, known as Illuvials, recently raised $5mil to grow the project including expanding the team with top talent from the game industry and the crypto world.
The investment round was led by Framework Ventures and gained financial backing by IOSG, LD Capital, Delphi Digital, YBB Foundation Ltd, Stake Capital, Moonwhale Ventures, Lotus Capital, Blocksync Ventures and Bitscale Capital.
In addition to the funds raised, Illuvium also announced a strong partnership network. Yield Guild Games is proud to partner with Illuvium along with Quantstamp, Bitcoin.com, …
Yield Guild Games made two major announcements last Friday — first, we announced a purchase of 88 plots of Savannah land in Axie Infinity. Then later that day, The Sandbox announced our acquisition of a 12x12 ESTATE in its public LAND sale.
Our mission here at YGG is to bring players into the Metaverse. Part of that mission involves investing in the economic future of these virtual worlds while helping our guild members earn a living.
We believe that the future of work will be increasingly virtual, and jobs will be found inside games that have open economies. Yield-bearing…
The future of work is not about employment, but finding a network of people who are gathered around a common productive goal, doing the work required to reach that goal and sharing in the upside of that network.
At Yield Guild Games (YGG), our mission is to gather gamers around the play-to-earn Metaverse and invest in assets that help our players earn yield. Our early efforts revolved around our Scholarship Program and Esports teams in Axie Infinity, but we’ve always been on the lookout for other games that we can invest in.
To commemorate reaching 1000 members on the Yield Guild Games Discord server, we are doing a free NFT giveaway!
The YGG Founders’ Coin is a limited edition NFT meant to reward the earliest backers of our guild. Having the YGG Founders’ Coin in your wallet will make you eligible for certain bonuses in future promos and campaigns that we will be holding for guild members, such as NFT purchase discounts, token airdrops, and bonus multipliers. This is your way to flex that you were one of the earliest supporters of the guild, and you will be well rewarded for it!
A play-to-earn gaming guild, seeking yield around the Metaverse.