Binance Labs Initiates the First Game Oasis Hackathon Focused on Blockchain Gaming
Game Oasis Hackathon is a global gaming hackathon co-hosted by Binance Labs, Cocos-BCX, Celer Network, Contentos, and Matic Network. The hackathon consists of three rounds including the preliminary online hackathon to onsite hackathons in 4 cities; Shanghai, Seoul, San Francisco, and Bengaluru.
In Round 1, participants are required to register as a team. In Round 2, teams are required to build new games and compete for the opportunity to enter the next round of hackathons, which will happen in one of the selected cities across the world. In Round 3, the selected teams will gather up to build new games based on a given topic in 48 hours. The top 3 winners of each final hackathon can claim the prize of Easter Eggs. Judges will also select a winner of all hackathons.
Round 1: Ready Player
In this round, participants need to register their team and join the Telegram channel. Registration has been open since Aug. 2, 2019. For registration, attendees will need to submit the following information:
Name and a brief introduction of each team member
Team leader’s contact (Email/Telegram/Wechat)
Registration link: http://gameoasis.mikecrm.com/8MpTtw8
Round 2: Multiverse
In this round, participating teams are required to build games based on a designated topic. Teams can choose to build a new game or use the game that they have previously built to participate. After online reviews, judges will select teams for offline hackathons. The submission deadline is Sep. 2, 2019, and the accepted teams will be announced on Sept. 9, 2019.
Teams will build a reaction-type or rule-based HTML-5 game (Games are not necessarily built using blockchain technology in this round.)
The attending teams should upload the game videos to Youtube and submit the link together with their Github link.
Round 3: Oasis Arena
Oasis Arena is a series of 48-hour on-site hackathons. The topic for Round 3 will be blockchain gaming. At each on-site Hackathon, there will be mentors providing support on how to integrate blockchain technology with traditional games.
The serial onsite Hackathon will kick off in Shanghai, China (“GO Shanghai” ), hosted from Sept. 20 to Sept. 22. The top three teams will win 30,000, 20,000, and 10,000 Chinese yuan worth of prizes, respectively. Other teams will have access to discussion with organizers and investors. Most notably, the winners will have the opportunity to discuss investment from Binance Labs.
Other hackathons will take place in the United States, South Korea, and India. Details of the following hackathons will be disclosed soon.
About Binance Labs
Binance Labs is the venture arm of Binance, established to incubate, invest in and empower blockchain and cryptocurrency entrepreneurs and communities. The mission of Binance Labs is to support industry projects that help grow the larger blockchain ecosystem, realizing the full potential of blockchain technology and its social impact, while increasing cryptocurrency adoption globally. Through incubation and direct investments in top founders and projects, Binance Labs supports fast executing teams in discovering product-market fit and nurturing life-changing ideas.
For more information on Binance Labs, visit: https://labs.binance.com/.
Learn more about the Binance Labs Incubation Program at https://www.binancelabs.co/.