Singapore, 3 August 2023 — Oasys is thrilled to announce our upcoming ‘Beyond Boundaries’ hackathon in collaboration with XPLA, the universal content powerhouse, for enhanced gaming experiences and a gamer-friendly development environment. We are committed to introducing synergy and harmony in the fragmented blockchain space, bridging Layer1s, and increasing the convenience of language protocols. The ‘Beyond Boundaries’ Hackathon will bring together global talent to amplify Web3 development and integrate blockchains, protocols, oracles, and applications for a more cohesive and interoperable digital economy.
The online hackathon will be open to developers, builders, founders, and visionaries and available in Korean and English to our global audience and community. ‘Beyond Boundaries’ will emphasize harmonizing the universal blockchain ecosystem while simplifying the interaction between gaming content and blockchain. The hackathon will be a great opportunity for developers and enthusiasts to showcase their skills and accelerate the development of the blockchain industry.
The event will run from August 18 through September 3, 2023, and will feature an AMA session, hackathon submission, and final findings due. ‘Beyond Boundaries’ will conclude with a Demo session where the finalists will present their projects at Dreamplus Gangnam, in Korea. The hackathon’s total prize fund is $60,000, with Oasys and XPLA each committing $30,000 (TBD)*.
*Breakdown of the prize pool will be announced soon. The total prize money will be awarded based on future project development milestones.
Official LP for the hackathon: http://app.glitch-hack.com/
- 1st AMA: August 11, 2023
- Submission starts: August 18, 2023
- Kickoff Event with 2nd AMA (Online): August 18, 2023
- Submission deadline: August 27, 2023
- Finalist announcement: August 29, 2023
- Demo Day: September 3, 2023 at Dreamplus Gangnam in Seoul
Themes for the Hackathon include:
1) Integration Solution Idea/PoC between Layer 1 Nodes: Develop ideas to connect Layer 1 nodes through cross-chain messaging protocols or communication between Layer 1 contracts. We welcome any ideas for tools that support integration with L1, especially those developed in the same language as the L1 node.
2) Ideas for Blockchain Coding Plugin Format (module genre: game, NFT): Come up with plugin programs that can attach game or NFT-related functions to the blockchain in a plugin format without separate block synchronization.
3) Ideas on Know Your Customer (KYC) UX Improvement Solution: Develop the best blockchain KYC system or model customized to XPLA and Oasys with a new UX based on technologies such as Multi-Party Computation (MPC) Wallet, along with a set of tools that can link payment and authentication along with KYC UX.
- Proposed ideas in the form of Proof of Concept (PoC)
- Pitching and Demo in a standard PPT document format
- Any product that has been under development is also acceptable
The hackathon encourages participants to develop innovative ideas and Proof of Concepts (PoCs) in the three themes described above.
- Compatibility with Blockchain
- Creativity of the Idea
- Business Feasibility of the Concept
- Development Progress
‘Beyond Boundaries’ will see judges from Oasys and partner brands come together to support the event. We are thrilled to co-host such a diverse hackathon with XPLA and backed by Com2uS, and hope to attract developers keen to explore breakthrough ideas that will push the boundaries of the blockchain sector.
“The ‘Beyond Boundaries’ Hackathon symbolizes the innovation integral to the Oasys ecosystem,” said Daiki Moriyama, Director of Oasys. “We are constantly looking for new ways to push the boundaries of blockchain gaming, and this event allows us to interact with brilliant minds from around the world who share our vision for the future of blockchain. We hope this event will bring innovations that move forward Oasys and blockchain technology as a whole.”
Paul Kim, Leader of XPLA, said, “We are thrilled to join with Oasys for this hackathon event. We want to invite global talents in blockchain and related fields to collaborate on projects that will advance cross-chain communication, blockchain mass adoption, frictionless KYC, and NFTs, as well as the coordinated growth of the gaming industry and the digital world.”
At Oasys, we are committed to driving innovation and progress in the blockchain space, and we believe that the ‘Beyond Boundaries’ hackathon will be a significant step in this direction. We look forward to incredible ideas and entries and to growing with our participants by exploring the opportunities and challenges of blockchain technology.
Join us for the ‘Beyond Boundaries’ Hackathon and let’s shape the next frontier in the blockchain space together!
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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XPLA is a Tendermint-based Layer 1 blockchain that serves as a hub for digital media content. Based on the idea of ‘Explore and Play,’ XPLA encompasses a wide range of digital content, including Web3 games, blockchain gaming platform, NFT marketplace, and metaverse. As a universal content powerhouse, XPLA provides a sublime creative experience for all with its significant size game infrastructure.
XPLA fosters an environment where gamers’ ownership and efforts are respected, with ‘Play to Own’ values at its core, for a sustainable blockchain gaming ecosystem. Having recently onboarded top-notch IPs such as Summoners War: Chronicles, MiniGame Party, and Ace Fishing: Crew, XPLA is not merely progressing, but propelling ahead as a pivotal, content-driven blockchain, exhibiting an impressive spectrum of services.