An Intro to Pod Town Metaverse
The value derived from web3
The internet is evolving from the physical world to a hybrid physical-virtual world in web3.
Companies can create platforms, but the actual value of the ecosystem is created by the interactions between the users. When web3 makes value, it gives it back to the users, the creators. That empowers a user’s position and ensures their ability within the ecosystem.
Public blockchains create digital property rights that allow for the creation of open digital markets. When everything is brought to and processed on the internet, it forms a concept of transparency.
The vision is beautiful, but web3 is still at its dawn. The reality might not be like what it seems. From the outside, many obstacles prevent normal web2 users from accessing web3. It’s preventing mass adoption. Web3 is being isolated due to its complexity and perhaps the high risk.
Within the crypto industry, the whole scene is fragmented. It doesn’t really connect to the user, the current event, or even the culture. Many directions to go with separate communities with distinct values.
The solution — the open platform
Introducing Pod Town, a multi-chain metaverse that connects us into a community-owned virtual world.
It’s a set of interconnected, experiential, virtual worlds where people located anywhere can socialize in real-time to form a persistent, user-owned internet economy spanning the digital and physical worlds.
We build the town for all. Through a gamification prism, we make it possible for citizens to
Interact with others.
Participate in DeFi activities via their NFT profile.
An enhanced version of physical reality
Apply Gamification to make DeFi simple & fun like a game to get started with, smoothen the learning curve.
Build an open platform that invites other projects to integrate, DeFi, and NFT to build a vibrant community, and leverage the proof of engagement to create utility for NFT.
Multi-chain to create a unified experience.
Every part of Pod Town reflects a game design mindset. Gaming is supposed to be fun. With that definition being said, we take it to the next level where everyone can have fun making a fortune.
A futuristic world built on the massive ruin of an ancient civilization with no historical record, or the Unknown Age.
There is no historical record of it, and historians consider them to belong to the Unknown Age, long before current written history.
Due to conflicts, civilizations scatter around in highly urbanized areas, outside of which are vast oceans, forests, and deserts. 4 main factions were formed with their own ideologies:
Imperio seeks power.
Rebellio seeks freedom.
Mercator seeks wealth.
Academia seeks reputation.
All factions have a mutual agreement to share the usage of the Ruins and form Pod Town. A peace agreement requires all factions to ceasefire and join hands to build a futuristic cyber world as we know it today.
Pod Town’s citizens are portrayed as humanoid animals and are usually called Podians. It’s the entry point to Pod Town economics and acts as a high web3 culture community identity.
Podians can increase a higher yield in DeFi activities by growing citizen seniority. Podians directly gain their profit-sharing through different utilities by participating in those activities.
The real value of the ecosystem is created by interactions and exchanges between users across several business activities, including art galleries, offices, games & casinos, advertising, sponsored content, and music venues.
The verse can’t be completed without its civilization. Podians grow their identities through factions level & rankings, design their fantasy home, and personalize their experience as real citizens in town by using their NFT characters.
We do our best to make it cute with a fun gamified experience. Pod Town products mimic real-life activities to seamlessly onboard new web2 users.
Personal cube, enabling Podians to personalize their home space.
Art Galleries, allowing owners to showcase and sell their digital NFT art at auction.
Offices & meeting, presentation to establish digital headquarters in the Metaverse where employees can meet and collaborate.
Games & Casinos to get your instinct on test and earn massive revenue afterward.
Advertising for digital billboards has been built by property owners to advertise to game players for a fee.
Event & Music Venues where DJs and musicians play music and hold concerts.
Consumers are spending more to increase their social status in the virtual world. As the profit of Pod Town products is rising, more value created will be given back to empower the creators of these activities. This somehow reflects a move to connect web3 movements to real-life activities.
Pod Town will offer a wide range of DeFi activities. Podians can choose to invest in bank vaults, play & earn tokens from minigames, put their finest arts on auction or kick start their next blockchain project with our provided foundation.
Move crypto to the next phase from digital money into financial ecosystems. Leveraging the ongoing definition of the financial economy, it’s more accessible to onboard more web2 users through activities that reflex real-life experiences.
What we have achieved
Cyber Neko: The initiative milestone of NFT collections.
Cyber Neko is a collection of 6,666 uniquely generated, cute, and collectible Cyber Neko with proof of ownership stored on the Fantom blockchain. The collection then became bluechip on Fantom, while Pod Town got featured as one of the most promising projects by the Fantom Foundation.
Cyber Rabby: The pioneer of Pod Town’s Omnichain NFTs.
Succeeding the previous collection, Cyber Rabby was created with a bigger goal — the true pioneer Omnichain NFT. Cyber Rabby was founded on Ethereum and was built to transfer across multi-chains. A collection of 10,000 uniquely, programmatically generated collectible rabbits, coming up this May.
The journey doesn’t stop at town citizens. Pod Town is a Metaverse where Podians can have fun making a profit. That comes with
Pod Together: A DeFi-saving game where Podians win big prizes by farming their favorite tokens.
Pod Compy: The in-house compounder that leverages the power of compound interest and helps users to auto-compound yield farming.
Pod Wallet: The all-in-one portfolio dashboard that tracks & manages a wide range of DeFi assets & NFTs on multi chains.
Pod Auction House: Where lucky bidders get their most exclusive NFT and get rewarded with other benefits.
Neko Staking: Earn big-time shared revenue from town products & town games by staking Neko.
Proof of Engagement: With this system, Podians earn their long-term profit through every interaction they make in town.
LaunchPad: Support blockchain projects to raise funds and increase their reach across the crypto ecosystem.
Backed by the web3 feature, empowered by the Discord bot and indexing system, we create a Proof of Engagement engine with a global level for Discord interaction. This applies to every DeFi protocols activities & community engagement across multiple protocols, collections, and chains — where engagement and character development receive extra rewards.
What’s left of the plan
Going Omnichain is the next target to reach. Starting with Cyber Rabby, we shift our focus on making them NFTs travel back and forth between chains.
Apart from building NFT characters, Podians will eventually explore their town location. The genesis city map is expected to be published in no time.
There will be unexplored land for further excavation. Every move focuses on tailoring the citizen’s personal & exciting experiences.
That goal is followed by token distribution and project integration. Other NFT collections will soon be integrated to help explore new land & build a better society within the town.
Pod Town was created by Console Labs, home for professional and experimental web3 projects. We’re a team of 30 pioneers building the future of web3 with first-class products & services for the decentralized web.
Most of the OGs on Fantom already shook our hands to build on Pod Town Metaverse, including SpookySwap, SpiritSwap, Liquid Driver, BeethovenX, Tomb Finance, PaintSwap, Based Finance, Umans & Fantom Foundation.
With the launch on ETH, we are receiving support from more than 30 projects & communities, including Trait Sniper, Multichain, LayerZero, BArmy, Yield Guild Games, Axie Infinity, Project GodJira, and so on.