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SpacePirate Games Founder/CEO and Age of Rust creator Chris Loverme joined us for the third Reddit AMA of our Early Adopter series.
Chris Loverme is CEO & Founder of California-based SpacePirate Games and the brains behind Age of Rust, a dark sci-fi adventure game set in an intergalactic dystopian universe. Age of Rust was the fourth game to join Enjin’s Early Adopter Program and the first with plans to implement a blockchain-based peer-to-peer rental market using Enjin’s smart contracts.
A former NASA network engineer, Chris has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry across aerospace, entertainment, and telecommunications. In addition to Age of Rust, he is involved with several blockchain gaming and crypto projects, including serving as advisor to Blockade Games, the company behind Neon District and Pineapple Arcade.
Hi Chris, what is your background? How long have you been involved with game development?
Hi :) Sure, well, I’ve been in the tech industry for a little over 20 years, I worked for NASA/JPL on the Cassini, Mars Rover, and Stardust projects. From the gaming side over the past several years, I provided consulting to Microsoft Studios, 505 Games, and lots of indie game studios. Everything really changed though when I got into crypto, that’s when things really became interesting again for technology. I got into the Bitcoin mining space back in 2013 and worked on a few different crypto related projects, that kind of spawned the idea to build games with different aspects of cryptocurrency and tokens.
Are there any applications of Enjin/blockchain tech in the design of this game that you are contemplating, but haven’t publicly revealed yet?
There’s certainly a lot of room to add things from the Enjin pipeline into the game, but right now, most of the game tech will revolve around the utilization of ...
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