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The Vetting Process for Arcade Mission Pools & NFT Assets

Vetting Games

A video game used to mean beating levels, then the game, then moving onto the next game.

Now games are virtual worlds creating an immersive experience; through which the Play-to-Earn component makes it possible for certain players to create an income stream from their time, energy, expertise, and capital spent in the metaverse.

Arcade’s Mission Pools take that a step further and makes it possible for anyone owning our token to earn from those games. Because the token’s utility value is directly correlated to the rewards-stream from those games, it is of utmost importance to vet these games and determine which are suitable for participation.

Requirements and Strategy

The level of review and requirements are determined by which entity owns in-game NFT assets. Arcade has three sources of Mission Pool assets (Arcade, Guild, NFT investors). While the analysis department will provide recommendations to guilds and NFT holders, they may have a different opinion of what games they want to play or assets to own. It is possible that there will be mission pools based upon games that do not fit the criteria below, because it is helping an NFT owner extract revenue from their existing holdings and adds additional options for $ARCADE holders.

Sustainable Features of the Play-to-Earn Economy

The economy cannot only be driven by NFT asset sales to new users at an unsustainable rate. Therefore, user growth can be an acceptable revenue stream, but the anticipated growth projections need to be reasonably based upon the addressable market and competitive landscape. We are looking at games that have multiple revenue streams that fuel the rewards, such as NFT sales, ad revenue, a tournament or casino aspect, and rarity items.

Play-for-Fun Aspect Powers the Ecosystem

The game needs to appeal to those that want to play for enjoyment, or as a consumer, not just for those trying to make a multiple of what was invested. It is not sustainable for every player to earn 2X the money that was invested, unless the game adds 3X as many players every year. The game needs to have an economy, just like any real world version, that has producers and consumers.

We believe there is near endless opportunity for those that want to earn, or the producers, because there is an even larger market of those that simply want to enjoy, or consume. A game, or metaverse that is more of an experience, needs to have a large user base of those that are willing to earn less than they spend, so that others that provide the infrastructure for that enjoyment, are compensated accordingly.

If you look at revenues from games that have a play-for-fun model, it is easy to see that there is significant money being spent on games. It will be up to the play-to-earn game developers to build in a way that attracts these gamers, in addition to those seeking to earn income.

Development Team Wizards

The creative and technology wizards behind blockchain games cannot be dismissed as a key component. They are responsible for making the experience engaging and exciting. Whether it be the immersive graphics of games built on Unreal Engine 5, or the complexity of crafting and leveling structures, creating a winner is not by accident. Arcade looks at the depth and scale of the development team to gain confidence that the game will continue to evolve, bringing new users to the title, and retaining existing.

Active and Growing Community

What makes games popular, and ultimately successful, is the community. When people engage and compete with each other, the network effect drives increasing numbers to the ecosystem. Whether it be a card game, where players show off their battling skills and collections, grand strategy, or role playing, interaction with other players, even though those people may never meet each other in the physical world, find a common interest in these games.

Arcade understands the importance of this, and it may be one of the biggest drivers to a game being a sustainable endeavor for the platform. With an estimated 1 Billion gamers worldwide, and most playing multiple games, there is ample opportunity for Arcade to expand.

About Arcade

Arcade is the Game-fi platform that gives token holders the opportunity to earn meaningful rewards from Play-to-Earn metaverse games without requiring gameplay or asset ownership. Assets, owned by Arcade and NFT investors, are operated by players or guilds and in-game earnings are passed along via our revolutionary mission pools infrastructure. Arcade is the Play-to-Earn ecosystem that brings game developers, guilds, players and $ARCADE holders together.




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