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28/07/2022 Machinations

The Citadel – Machinations Game Economy Audit

The Citadel is a Web3 2D multiplayer space exploration strategy game that takes place in a persistent world on the Ethereum blockchain. Earlier this year, the game devs teamed up with Machinations, to model and assess their game economy design and after a few months of testing and model iterations, The Citadel became the first …

23/06/2022 Machinations

How to Design an Automated Market Maker (AMM) in Machinations

As Automated Market Makers (AMMs) have become very popular in providing liquidity for a wide range of digital tokens, they now play a crucial role in powering decentralized exchanges (DEXs). In this session, we show you how to build a simple Automated Market Maker (AMM) in Machinations. Featured diagrams: 1. Simplified Token Side AMM 2. …

09/05/2022 Machinations

Community Spotlight – Spacedog’s journey into web3

In this week’s Community Spotlight, we catch up with spacedog one of the makers of the game Void Runners, a blockchain game of decision-making and strategy that is set in space. This post is the first in a series of two and in this first part of our discussion, we spoke about how spacedog got …

18/03/2022 Machinations

Introducing The Machinations Game Economy Health Monitoring Service, the only platform to design and predict game economies & systems for premium, free2play, and play2earn games, announced this week the launch of its Game Economy Health Monitoring Service for blockchain games, introducing a way to verify game economies based on large-scale simulations prior to launch, and continuously monitor and predict and alert on …

23/02/2022 Machinations

Sustainable Game Economies in Web 3.0 – Heroes of Mavia

Web3 games must ensure their economy is well balanced prior to the launch of their game. Unlike traditional games, the consequences of a poorly balanced economy in crypto games are massive. The difference being that items are now assets and hold tangible monetary value across markets. We’re joined by Yvan “Aiven” Feusi who is the …

27/01/2022 Machinations

Game Design for Sustainable Web 3.0 Economies

When the economy or progression system of a single-player premium game is out of balance, it has a direct impact on player experience. In the case of Free 2 Play games, having a bad game economy impacts the chances of players spending money or watching ads. ​ With the rise of Play 2 Earn games, …