If you grew up in the 90’s, POG, which featured physical milk caps and slammers. The game was simple yet exciting, with players competing to collect more milk caps. Although its popularity may have declined over the years, POGs games have recently made a comeback thanks to NFT technology and blockchain.
POGs made their Web3 debut about 10 months ago with several digital collectibles on the Solana blockchain. Now, the game is making a huge success with its jump to Ethereum featuring new his NFT mints and his version of the classic game online.
To bring the POGs Web3 initiative to life, POGs NFT, a subsidiary of The World POG Federation, leveraged the Origin Protocol: Origin Story NFT platform to create a custom marketplace for collectibles. The team will first launch a series of 3,800 Ethereum NFTs that will be integral to the game due out in the summer.
POGs NFTs Rekindle Nostalgic Memories
Since POGs announced its move to Ethereum, its trading volume and liquidity have skyrocketed. According to POGs NFT founder Kyler Frisbee, this is very exciting for the project. Speaking to the press, he said: “By moving to Ethereum, I feel like I am stepping up to the major leagues.”
That said, NFTs are very important in participating in the online version of POG. The first of these play-to-earn games is Stack and Slam, which will soon be released on Solana. According to Frisbee, the gameplay resembles the classic gaming experience of using a slammer to turn as many of his POGs as possible. The only difference is that it is done virtually and POG has additional utilities. Overall, players will have to rely on a combination of timing, skill, and luck to get the best results.
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Basil is an avid fan of blockchain technology and all its innovations, and is passionate about sharing this story with his audience. He has spent over five years in the crypto space, specializing in research and creating his Web3 content for various media outlets around the world.