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Unveiling the Sci-Fi Spectacle: NextCypher's "Deathlands" Directed by Jonathan Frakes

Jeff Garzik's production company, NextCypher, has enlisted the talents of Star Trek's Jonathan Frakes to direct an adaptation of the sci-fi novel Deathlands. Frakes, known for his role as Commander Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation, brings his experience as a veteran director who has worked on TV shows like Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Star Trek: Picard, and Leverage: Redemption to this project. Garzik expressed his excitement by stating that he was "incredibly humbled and blessed" to have Frakes on board. Key Points: Deathlands Adaptation: Based on a series of novels by James Axler and Jack Adrian, Deathlands follows a group of survivors navigating a post-apocalyptic world using teleportation technology. Garzik described the show as a blend of "Mad Max meets AI meets the monsters from Tremors." Refreshed Adaptation: Garzik highlighted that the TV series offers a modern take on the original post-Cold War, post-nuclear war scenario presented in

Unveiling Snaky Cat: Multiplayer Game with Crypto Rewards on Ethereum Scaling Network

I was thrilled to learn about the recent partnership between mobile game developer iCandy Interactive and blockchain gaming company Animoca Brands to introduce a new game called Snaky Cat on Base, the layer 2 Ethereum scaling network developed by U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase. This collaboration has the potential to revolutionize the gaming industry by combining traditional gameplay with blockchain technology, offering players unique opportunities to earn crypto rewards through play-to-earn mechanics. Here are some key highlights of this exciting announcement:

Key Points:

  • Game Description: Snaky Cat is a multiplayer game inspired by classic Snake games, where players control snake-like cats that grow longer by consuming food drops.

  • Crypto Rewards: Players can compete to become the longest cat in the game and climb the leaderboard to win crypto rewards in TOWER tokens.

  • Token Utility: To participate in each round, players are required to purchase tickets using TOWER tokens and connect a crypto wallet. However, the play-to-earn feature enables players to earn TOWER tokens while playing.

  • Token Integration: The TOWER token is not exclusive to Snaky Cat but is also utilized in three other games developed by iCandy - Crazy Kings, Crazy Defense Heroes, and Chaos Kingdom.

  • Global Reach: iCandy Interactive, headquartered in Australia, boasts a significant player base of over 370 million gamers worldwide.

  • Development Team: Snaky Cat was created by iCandy's Malaysian subsidiary, Appxplore, with input from Animoca Brands, a key investor in iCandy. Animoca Brands contributed to the design of the game's Web3 components and integration with Base, the Ethereum scaler incubated by Coinbase.

Closing Statement

The collaboration between iCandy Interactive and Animoca Brands to introduce Snaky Cat on Base represents a significant milestone in the evolution of blockchain gaming. By leveraging the capabilities of Base and offering players the opportunity to earn crypto rewards through gameplay, this partnership sets the stage for a more inclusive and interconnected digital future. It will be interesting to see how Snaky Cat and similar projects continue to push the boundaries of on-chain gaming and drive innovation in the industry.


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