By Matt Birchler
I've been writing here since 2010! Back when personal blogs were all the rage. Kids, ask your parents.

How Web3 Folks See Video Games (it’s not what you expect)

Luke Winkie: Play-to-earn gaming sounds too good to be true. It probably is.

“We started with a very simple thesis, which was to bring property rights to gamers. The idea behind that was that gamers are a little bit like slave labor. You play a game, you spend money in a game, you buy virtual items, but at the end of the day, you don’t actually own anything. You just have a license to use it in the game. You’re not really getting what you pay for,” said Robby Yung, CEO of Animoca, a blockchain gaming developer

Describing playing video games as “slave labor” is not something I was expecting to see from the web3 crowd, but here we are.

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