E16: Jack Everitt on Building THNDR Games, Designing Bitcoin Games, and the Constrains Limiting Lightning Adoption
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Jack Everitt is the founder of THNDR Games, a game studio that leverages Bitcoin's Lightning Network.  

Jack and I spoke about how to design the right incentives in Bitcoin games, the growth of THNDR Games, the constraints limiting Lightning adoption, and much more.  

→ THNDR Games: https://www.thndr.gg/

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Timestamps

00:00 - Intro

02:03 - Jack Everitt Intro

05:33 - Lessons Learned Designing Bitcoin Games

08:58 - Designing Prize Structures for Games

10:29 - Do Gamers Want Money or Fun?

12:54 - THNDR Games Growth & Metrics

17:55 - Cash App's Impact on Lightning

20:22 - Behavioural Patterns & Incentives In Gaming

27:35 - THNDR Games' Competitive Advantage

31:19 - THNDR Games Release Schedule

34:27 - THNDR Games' Game Development Strategy

42:29 - Plugging Into The Bitcoin Network

50:25 - Constraints Blocking Lightning Adoption & Apple

55:03 - Pitching Lightning to Nintendo

58:29 - The Lightning Round

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