Splinterlands Town Hall Summary - March 2nd, 2022 - 4PM Eastern!


Town Hall Summary

  • Speakers:
    • Aggroed (Co-Founder)
    • Hardpoint (Chief Technology Officer)
    • Chatter (Director of Growth)
    • Nateaguila (Creative Director)
    • WeirdBeard (ESports Manager)
    • JaiaJaguar (Warner Music Group)
    • WafflesKitty (DYGYCON)
    • InvestYGator (Rapid Team Developer)
    • Robbie (Event Manager)
  • Main Topics:
    • Team Updates 👀
    • Warner Music Group Representative 💥
    • Q&A ⚡️
  • Recording:

  • Timestamps:

    • 00:50 - General Intro
    • 03:20 - Hardpoint Update (Overall Team)
    • 19:10 - Nateaguila Update (Creative)
    • 26:50 - Chatter Update (Marketing)
    • 37:55 - JaiaJaguar Intro (Warner Music Group Representative)
    • 54:45 - Weirdbeard Update (Tournaments)
    • 59:30 - WafflesKitty Update (DYGYCON)
    • 1:01:50 - InvestYGator Intro (Rapid Team Developer)
    • 1:07:55 - Robbie Intro (Event Manager)
    • 1:14:30 - Q&A
    • 1:54:05 - Closing Remarks

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💥 Company Updates 💥

Warner Music Group Partnership:

  • New Business Adventures Team - Jillian (JaiaJaguar)
    • Goal is to integrate music and artists into new media
  • Previos partnerships consisted of Facebook/Instagram (Meta), Musicly (TikTok), Snap, Triller
  • WMG team wants to increase their ability to connect more directly with audiences and fans
  • WMG games want to build their own community, ecosystem, and enjoyable gameplay

Waka Spiritblade Phase 1 Sale:

  • Sale sold out in ~40 seconds
  • 414 unique buyers for the 500 total cards sold

Creative Updates:

  • Creative team is constantly onboarding new members just like the other teams
  • Waka promo page will be updated soon to reference the second sale (See Recent Announcements)
  • Newly released background story for Waka
  • Creative team is mainly focused on designing the new assets for Modern/Wild format

Marketing Updates:

  • Stream team should be kicked off in the next few weeks
  • Team is creating a new video series to fully explain how to get into the game
    • How to create an account, battle, buy SPS/DEC, etc...
  • Hardpoint will be speaking at Game Developers Conference (GDC)
    • "Super Bowl for all game devs" - Hardpoint
  • Chatter will be speaking at NFT|LA
  • Zipmex partnership should be launching Friday, March 4th

Tournaments:

  • Next round of tournaments will be created very soon
  • CP changes have increased participation in all the tournaments
  • Keeping an eye on:
    • Prize distributions
    • Deck Competitivity
    • Rank Inflation
  • Development team is working on the new tournament modes
    • Want to create a tournament streaming mode for streamers

Team Updates:

  • Team Member Counts:
    • 12 current Developers
      • 7 Devs going through collaborative evaluations
    • 31 total Creative team members
      • 9 hired just this year
    • 26 total Support team members
    • 10 Other (PO, PM, other departments, admins, etc)
  • Team adopted an Agile approach and creating Agile teams across the board
    • 4 different product teams
      • Modern/Wild, Rapid Delivery, Land, SPS Validators
    • 12 different specialty teams
      • Creative Narrative
      • Creative Art
      • Creative Design
      • Economy Design
      • Security Team
      • Analytics
      • Data Service Team
      • Zendesk Team
      • Support
      • Account Management
      • Triage Live Agent
      • Stream Team

DYGYCON 8:

  • DYGYCON is a gateway to crypto projects, talks, giveaways, and community networking
    • Hosted by Splinterlands
  • Live from March 18th - 20th
    • Main Date: Mar 19th, 2022 | 2 PM - 5 PM EST / 7 PM - 10 PM UTC
    • RSVP Now
  • Giving out 25 Chaos Legion packs and 25 Vouchers

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⚡️ Q&A Summary ⚡️

Reward System:

  • Team has been building out data models of the reward system and analyzing them
  • These models will drive how the team changes the reward system to incentivize players
  • New ranked reward system will smooth out the rewards towards the end of season
    • The longer you play over the season, the more you will be rewarded

Modern/Wild:

  • Modern/Wild will be released first for Ranked play
  • Tournament adjustments will be released as a second phase

Warner Music Group:

  • Team's constant goal is to always add value to Splinterlands assets and the community
  • That being said, the team is striving to integrate Splinterlands assets into WMG games and make them seamless

Land:

  • For the past three weeks, there has been a dedicated team working on Land specifically
  • Team wants to release a Land roadmap in the near-future for people to look forward too

Lore:

  • Splinterlands Narrative Editor came from Marvel & DC
    • Will leverage his network and experience for a Splinterlands comic book
  • Narrative team is compiling all their stories together to possibly release a book or digital PDF

Waka Spiritblade:

  • The second half of the Waka sale is being sold on Atomic Hub due to contract agreements
  • Atomic Hub prices were gauged to be near the price sold within Splinterlands (~$1700)

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🔥 EYE CANDY 🔥

Bronze Shields For Modern/Wild


Avatar For Opponent During Ranked/Tournaments

For when your opponent's name and info is hidden

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Recent Announcements

Announcing The Release Of The TeraBlock Bridge

  • TeraBlock will be the new bridge service for all DEC/SPS token transfers over ETH and BSC
  • Existing bridge will operate for 30 days once TeraBlock is live

Waka Spiritblade Atomic Hub Sale

  • Live on Thursday, March 10th at 12:00 PM EST (17:00 UTC)
  • Prices:
    • Regular Foil - $1500 in WAX
    • Gold Foil - $7000 in WAX

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Past AMA Summaries



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Next AMA - Wednesday, March 9th, 8PM Eastern (1AM UTC)



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Land means wealth and power! I hope Land Roadmap will confirm that. Looking forward to it…

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if need streamer in Brazil, i can try help.
i next week, i will make videos explain about how enter in splinterlands, how begin in game, many brazilians not meet yet, but they will.
letzgoooo Splinterlands

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About the new reward system. Every update we earn less, sure new system will be the same. How I can be motivated to play more when there is a RC system? 25 battles a day and that's all.

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Thanks for another video :) Warner is cool, hopefully SPS will start to rise after the summer when airdrop stops. Cheers!

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