Crypto Cartographer
Crypto Cartographer

Crypto Cartographer

I'm exploring the new world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology and trying to make sense of it. As I embark on this journey, my goal is to engage with this world through exciting crypto gaming opportunities. Like all explorers, though, it is not achieving the goal that excites me, but following the adventure wherever it leads.


Cryptogame Development Part 1: First attempt to log in to my dApp using a blockchain wallet

7 Sep 2023 7 minute read 2 comments Lockworld

I am a software developer by trade, and after two years of exploring cryptogames, I finally decided I would try to develop my own game. This post is not intended to describe the game I am developing (I'll do that in later posts, though it's loosely b...

After two years of cryptogaming, all I have to say is...Meh

6 Sep 2023 4 minute read 4 comments Lockworld

Two years ago, I started exploring the world of cryptogaming. It wasn't something I was really interested in at the time, and I sort of fell into this world by mistake. Since then, my feelings about cryptogaming in general have fluctuated wildly betw...

CastlesNFT Game Expansion Idea

23 Apr 2023 27 minute read 0 comments Lockworld

IMPORTANT NOTE: This post was originally published as a suggestion for a new expansion to the CastlesNFT game. The idea did not get traction with the Castles team, so I am going to look for other developers to work on this game. This game concept is...

Game Review: Castles the NFT Game

21 Mar 2022 15 minute read 0 comments Lockworld

There's a hot new game on the WAX blockchain that is currently climbing the charts. The game is called Castles: The NFT Game, released by Metasource Games. It is a kingdom-building strategy game where players "build wealth, influence, and glory in a...

A vision for the next wave of NFT games

14 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments Lockworld

In my last post, I pointed to the problems I see with the common implementation of the play2earn model for NFT games. I may not love what I see in the NFT game space so far, but I'm still excited about the potential that this type of gaming has for c...

The common flaw with play2earn blockchain games

3 Mar 2022 5 minute read 8 comments Lockworld

In my last post, I bored everyone with a rather lengthy description of the kinds of games I've loved to play over the years and the kinds of games that felt like a waste of time. The only reason I brought it up is because, sadly, most of the NFT game...

Some games are fun and fulfilling to play, but others...

27 Feb 2022 3 minute read 6 comments Lockworld

I've enjoyed video games my whole life, ever since the early days of the Atari 2600 (Yep, I'm that old). I wasn't especially good at any games, but I played for the entertainment value. Gaming was a great way to take a break from the real world. That...

An unexpected journey into the world of blockchain gaming

21 Feb 2022 4 minute read 0 comments Lockworld

It's been less than a year since I took my first tentative steps into the world of the blockchain. And it was quite by accident. To be fair, I had heard about cryptocurrencies. After all, I couldn't avoid news of the strange new digital coin called B...