DEGEN Updates #3

NFT NYC

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Seeing so many new faces love playing Smashers at our table at the Marriott Marquis Times Square was incredible — we even sold a few DEGENs on the spot 😏 Bolo reported that people were literally walking up and couldn’t help but laugh and have fun while playing. That laughter is contagious — and keeps us hyped to keep sharing the Nifty League story day after day!

Nifty League Table at the Marriott Marquis Times Square
Mike setting up Nifty Smashers at our table at Marriott Marquis Times Square
NFT NYC attendees playing Nifty Smashers
Mike created and printed rental pass postcards that were used to encourage new user onboarding

DEGEN Dinner

DEGENs gathered to eat ramen in Hell’s Kitchen on 6/21/22 — thanks for organizing, RealDeal | Left to Right: Bolo Dave, Fvsvy, Zoiby, Beau_Grylls, MassRez, WeaselBear, Nard, RealDeal, McKonley, Spike, Gospodar, Andy | FYI, RealDeal is the big bro to 3 triplet brothers…no wonder he’s so talented at bat-based beat downs 😂

Teshimi Yacht Party hosted by Nifty League, Forgotten Runes Wizard Cult & Worldwide Webb

Teshimi Yacht Party poster by the one and only, Mike Scott
  • The yacht had 2 fully stocked open bars and a room filled floor to ceiling with NYC pizza
  • A Nifty Smasher’s booth was set up (with 0 latency!) and the IRL competition was FIERCE
  • Nifty League’s new Compete & Earn trailer was playing on repeat in the downstairs lounge
  • The dance floor was getting wilder as the sun started to set behind the NYC skyline
  • Austin Kenneth was drawing live art that was later raffled… and a DEGEN won it (LFG)
  • There were VIPs from investment firms and P2E influencers
  • And Bolo Dave was wearing an iconic Nifty League branded Bolo tie (thanks to Corduroy Pillows)
RealDeal, Fvsvy and more DEGENs playing Nifty Smashers on the Yacht
DEGEN 💜
View of the Manhattan Bridge from the Yacht
Bolo Dave and his custom bolo tie by Corduroy Pillows
Austin Kenneth and MassRez
Worldwide Web3, Nifty League, and Forgotten Runes
NFT NYC booth banner hanging in a DEGEN Speakeasy (somewhere in Michigan, we think 👀)

Game Updates

  • 6/28/22: Released Satoshi’s Gym — this map is a really fun way for the beginner or even the advanced player to practice those bat skills and get those reps in. We were excited to see the warm reception from the community, and look forward to increasing newb engagement and improving player onboarding via Satoshi’s Gym.
Enter Satoshi’s Gym by tapping ‘PRACTICE’ in the Smashers window
Satoshi’s Gym, Nifty Smashers

What’s next?

  • Shipping Bolo’s Rodeo (aka Bolodeo) Map in Nifty Smashers (Snarfy)
  • Compete & Earn Alpha — initially launching via a whitelist for players to opt-in to participate in this new game mode (Sahin)
  • In-game UI framework including Gamer Profile (Ashley)
  • Continue early development of our ‘Central HUB’ (Ashley)
Mike’s brainstorming sketch for our ‘Central HUB’! FYI for all our Mike Scott fangirls/boys— he left his Moleskin (backstory here if you missed it) at home 🇿🇦, so many of his sketches over the past week were done on hotel notepads 👌
  • Ongoing Nifty Tennis and Niftyverse dev

Product Updates

  • Earnings Cap Progress & Reset Feature added to Smashers, Dashboard & Rentals pages
Earnings Cap Progress Bar on the Smashers Browser Page
Earnings Cap Progress Bar on the Rentals Page
Earnings Cap Progress Bar on the Overview Page under My Dashboard
WEN on the Gamer Profile
Renter Reminder
  • Bug fixes: made the ‘Buy NFTL’ text clickable in Buy Arcade Token flow, Leaderboards improvements on mobile, removed the Terminate button for direct renters in the rentals table

What’s next?

  • Items Equipping ahead of Comics burning — Smart Contract, Frontend, Backend and graphics (Diego, David, Andy, Zoiby, Mike, Gideon)
  • Improving the Rental Overview Dialog (with the goal to increase the CvR from opening the dialog to renting successfully) (Nicolas)
  • Continued work building out our Data Pipeline (Caleb)
  • External website improvements and tweaks
  • Fix the earnings cap ratios on the Rentals page (thanks, SJP)

Marketing & Community

Our first WEN Game snapshot was taken on WENsday 6/29/22
Stealth NFT
  • Huge shout out to PaRa80L1C 🇺🇸 (#3 with a high score of 119) — and say hello to your new alien DEGEN, Space Looter!
PaRa80L1C congratulating rifachnia in our Discord
  • 6/30/22: Hosted our bi-weekly Twitter Spaces where we provided updates to the community, announced our WEN Game Leaderboard awards, and took questions from the Lair.
  • Expect to hear more details regarding tournaments in the coming week. Nifty Morgan is working with Zoiby, Bolo Dave and our Community Mods to operationalize tournaments here at Nifty League. We believe competition creates a healthy gaming ecosystem built for the long haul, which is why we are focused on delivering our players (and Clubs) regular, regional tournaments, in addition to the Compete & Earn product (an always-on, micro-tournament game mode in Nifty Smashers) 🏆🥇🥈🥉

Team Updates & Hiring

David Horacheck joins Nifty League
Views of Lady Liberty (Tweet)

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