Feb 28, 2022
Ryan Wyatt is the CEO of Polygon Studios and former Head of Gaming at Youtube. Ryan is always on the frontier of gaming, having stewarded a new generation of content creators. He's now shifting his focus to Web3, where the next wave of innovation is set to happen.
Ryan presents a number of fascinating takes, including his feelings on Anti-NFT sentiment, the future of games, and the growing influence of gaming content.
By building out the Polygon Metaverse, Ryan is colliding games and economies. In this episode, he shares what he's learned — what's real about crypto, and what's not.
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5:00 Ryan Wyatt
8:50 Creator Economy Background
12:07 Transitioning to Web3
18:58 Crypto Improves Games
24:51 Whales & Blockchains
31:17 NFT Maxis vs Antti-NFT Maxis
36:08 Why Gamers Hate NFTs
40:05 Will Everything Be Crypto?
49:10 How We Change Minds
54:30 How Web2 Sees Web3
1:01:46 Colliding Games & Economies
1:05:56 What’s Wrong with Gaming
1:09:00 Money, Yield, and Content
1:17:01 In-Game Assets, Real World Value
1:24:45 The Bull Case for Polygon
1:27:48 Closing & Disclaimers
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