Bitcoin & Crypto Trading: Ledger Cast

Building a gaming empire by blending art and crypto — with Coin Artist

Episode Summary

Marguerite deCourcelle is building an empire that blends her art and her gaming passions, using crypto. I'm convinced Blockade Games will be absolutely massive.

Episode Notes

Welcome to Ledger Cast, hosted by me, Brian Krogsgard (@ledgerstatus on twitter), and Josh Olszewicz (@carpenoctom). Ledger Cast is a cryptocurrency trading and blockchain ecosystem podcast. Ledger Cast is brought to you in partnership with Brave New Coin.

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In this episode, I talk to Marguerite deCourcelle -- known online mostly as Coin Artist -- the CEO and founder of Blockade Games. Blockade Games is behind Neon District, Plasma Bears, and Pineapple Arcade. Neon District is their flagship game -- a blockchain-based RPG that with a multi-phased release.

Before we get to all things Blockade, I talk to Marguerite about her art, and crypto puzzles, where she has gotten a lot of attention. Her most popular piece, TORCHED H34R7S, is up now for auction both as an NFT (non-fungible token) and a physical painting. The puzzle was solved in 2018, with a price of 5 bitcoin.

[caption id="attachment_2686" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The puzzle painting worth 5 bitcoin[/caption]

A great Vice article digs more into the story of the person who solved the puzzle after three years.

Marguerite went on to do a lot of work in the Blockchain ecosystem around marketing and community, before starting Blockade Games.

There is so much opportunity with the games she's building, you need to listen to all of it.

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Music: "Oh, the chains" by Joel Madison Blount