Singapore, August 10 — After the Oasys Tokyo HACKJAM 2023 came to a close, we are thrilled to congratulate the winners of the prizes. The judges had the difficult job of selecting from the remarkable and exciting submissions of over 50 innovative and creative products put forward by 53 teams.
Oasys’ first-even hackathon awarded $68,000 in prizes to 10 winners out of 16 finalists from a pool sponsored by Oasys and our partners Crypto Games, double jump.tokyo, DMM, MCH, Softbank, and Singularity. Tokyo HACKJAM 2023 ran during Japan Blockchain Week, bringing together talented teams to share innovative ideas and showcase prototypes for products built and deployed on Oasys Chain and its Verses.
Partnering with AKINDO, a renowned web3 hackathon platform known for hosting Japan’s largest web3 hackathon, the Oasys TOKYO HACKJAM attracted many talented game and Web3 developers. We are honoured by the number of applications and the interest in deploying products on Oasys Chain and our connected Verses.
The panel of judges included major companies that serve as validators on Oasys chain. Notable participants included Softbank and KDDI joining in evaluating the submissions and determining the winners.
“The Tokyo HACKJAM hackathon has been an exciting demonstration of some of the top teams developing in decentralized gaming,” said Daiki Moriyama, director of Oasys. “The Oasys ecosystem experienced amazing growth over this past year. We are overjoyed to have these amazing projects developing on Oasys Chain and our connected Verses and are looking forward to watching them deploy and evolve.”
The teams that demonstrated exceptional creativity in both their ideas and implementation were given a total of 7 prizes across several categories by Oasys and the other hackathon sponsors. These teams developed new use cases across verticals, such as blockchain games, Web3 applications, and liquidity provision, to increase the adoption of Oasys as the chain on which the future of gaming is built.
Here is the list of top prize winners for the Oasys Tokyo HACKJAM 2023 Hackathon:
Loot Adventure and dinomarker received the Grand Prize and invitations to attend Demo Day, the first Oasys conference, where they presented their projects. The event not only showcased the potential of the Oasys ecosystem in the gaming sector but also fostered collaboration and innovation within the Web3 community.
Loot Adventure demonstrated immense creativity and token sustainability with a game for the MCH Verse that boasts character enhancement through Web3 Activities History to accumulate value in the NFTs that users own and play with. In the MCH Verse, using the blockchain game ‘Loot by rogue,’ the Loot NFT obtained is pseudo-walletized using ERC6551 technology, allowing players to equip any NFT or FT and enjoy dungeon exploration and PvP battles. These features together create a world where “the time, money, and passion users invest in the game become their assets.”
dinomarker also focused on building a sustainable economic ecosystem through gaming. The 2D action game transports players to a virtual world where they can advance using blocks and chains to earn rewards. Stage creators are a vital part of the changing world as they design more challenging stages, and receive rewards when players fail. Reward calculations and distribution configurations is decentralized on the Oasys Chain, ensuring equality and fairness.
Additional prizes went to:
Oasys Prize: RetroWeb3. Games NFTs & Gamification: Key to Business Success and ゲーマーにおくる、BCGオンボーディングDSP
CryptoGames Sponsor Prize: Love Infinity ∞ TCG with an NFT trading card game
double jump.tokyo Sponsor Prize: Mercury with a CB checker
SoftBank Sponsor Prize: HyperRental with a Code authentication system for Oasys
DMM/DM2C Studio Sponsor Prize: WEB3式の対面でのデジタルID提供、電子書籍・コンテンツの決済・交換手段提供
Singularity Sponsor Prize: DUELYST 3.0 — P2P MYTHRON TALE
On Sunday, the 23rd, the finalists presented their on-chain products during Demo Day to a panel of participants from the Oasys team and our sponsors, reinforcing a culture of innovation and collaboration that aims for global adoption. It is representative of the tremendous growth experienced across the Oasys ecosystem in just under one year.
Sponsors for Oasys’ Tokyo HACKJAM included double.jump Tokyo, Softbank, DMM, Singularity, CryptoGames and MCH.
Tokyo HACKJAM was a fantastic opportunity and the first hackathon of many to come to connect innovators, accelerate the creative process, and speed up product development on the Oasys Chain. We appreciate everyone who submitted a project, judged, or spoke. With your help, the Tokyo HACKJAM was a resounding success.
We’re Just Getting Started
As Summer 2023 is in full swing, Oasys is gearing up for innovation, acceleration and adoption with two new hackathons. The ‘Beyond Boundaries’ hackathon co-hosted with XPLA and backed by Com2uS will run from Aug 18 to Sept 3, 2023 offering a prize pool of $60,000 for projects fostering synergy in the blockchain space. The ‘GameWave Genesis’ hackathon hosted in tandem with Amazon Web Services (AWS) will run from Aug 18 — Sep 13, bringing game ideas, apps, and tools to life in the Oasys ecosystem.
We encourage developers to register for the two upcoming hackathons where they will network with leading brands from the tech and gaming industries; partake in offline camps and AMA sessions, and contribute to building the future of gaming.
Link to register for the ‘Beyond Boundaries’ hackathon: https://app.glitch-hack.com/
TG group for the ‘GameWave Genesis’ hackathon: https://t.me/+t9YVT4ZXz2E5OWM6
Oasys is a blockchain-based game development platform that offers a highly scalable Layer 1 hub and specialized Layer 2 using Ethereum’s Layer 2 scaling solution. The ecosystem provides game developers with a secure and scalable blockchain infrastructure for creating more efficient, secure, and interoperable games. Among Oasys’ validators are leaders in gaming and Web3, such as SEGA, Ubisoft, and Yield Guild Games, who act as initial validators in our Proof-of-Stake (PoS) based blockchain. Oasys’ expert blockchain team, combined with the biggest names in gaming, is revolutionizing the gaming industry.
Oasys solves the challenges that game developers face when building blockchain-based games by focusing on creating an ecosystem for gamers and developers to distribute and develop games. The company’s trifecta approach includes a fast network powered by the gaming community, a scalable network powered by AAA game developers, and a blockchain that provides the best user experience with fast transactions and zero gas fees. This approach prepares participants to enter the Oasys and play.
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