Unlocking Storytelling Potential: NFTs, Crypties, & Tezos at Web Summit 2022

• NFT Storytelling: Jason Michael Primrose, Amanda Terry, Artemysia-X, Kas Vegas at Camp Decrypt 2022 discussed how their work utilizes NFTs for storytelling.
• The Crypties 2022: Highlight Reel was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami and statuettes were awarded in nine categories.
• How Tezos Was Ahead of the Proof-of-Stake Merge: Web Summit 2022 featured Kathleen Breitman speaking about the Tezos blockchain use of proof-of-stake, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming.

At Camp Decrypt on November 21, 2022, a lively panel was held featuring Jason Michael Primrose, author of „Lost Children of Andromeda“, Amanda Terry of Metagood and ACTAI Ventures, Artemysia-X of Rug Radio program LorePlay, and Kas Vegas of NFT INT, Huxley, and Feature.io. Moderated by What’s Trending podcast host Shira Lazar, the panel discussed how their work utilizes Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) for storytelling.

The panel focused on the use of NFTs as a storytelling medium, exploring the ways that NFTs can be used to create unique narratives, virtual worlds, and experiences. Primrose discussed how he used NFTs to create an interactive narrative, while Terry discussed her work with Metagood, creating an open-source platform to help people create their own NFT projects.

Artemysia-X spoke about the use of NFTs to create virtual worlds and experiences using LorePlay, while Kas Vegas discussed how Feature.io makes use of NFTs to monetize and incentivize content creators. The panel also discussed the potential of NFTs to help support independent creators, as well as how NFTs could be used to create a more equitable and sustainable digital economy.

In December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala. Hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and sponsored by a range of crypto projects, statuettes were awarded in nine categories. These awards included Best Blockchain Wallet, Best DEX, and Best Dapp, among others.

Finally, at Web Summit 2022, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke about the Tezos blockchain’s use of a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception. She discussed her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming. She also spoke about how the Tezos blockchain was ahead of the curve in terms of its use of proof-of-stake and its ability to implement NFT gaming.

Overall, the Camp Decrypt panel, Crypties awards gala, and Web Summit 2022 covered a range of topics related to the use of NFTs for storytelling, monetization, and incentivization. The panelists discussed how NFTs can be used to create unique narratives, virtual worlds, and experiences, and how these can be used to support independent creators and create a more equitable and sustainable digital economy. The Crypties awards gala showcased the best of blockchain and crypto projects, while the Web Summit 2022 talk highlighted the potential of Tezos‘ proof-of-stake and NFT gaming.