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Sa isang bayan sa Nueva Ecija, maraming mga Pilipino ang kumita ng sapat sa kanilang pangangailangan dahil sa paglalaro ng NFT recreation na Axie Infinity. Bumisita si Leah Callon-Butler, columnist sa crypto information web site na Coindesk at director ng Emfarsis, kasama si Nathan Smale, principal guide ng Emfarsis, sa Cabanatuan upang makita ang mga Pilipinong nagbago ang buhay ng dahil sa “Play-to-Earn.”

Dito sa pang-limang parte ng “Play-to-Earn Profiles, aking ininterview sina Ken Grancho, John Emmanuel Dela Peña (Pot), at John Carlos (Spraky), na siyang mga nagbuo ng Axie College (AxU), na bahagi na ngayon ng Yield Guild Video games. Layunin nina Ken, Pot, at Spraky na makapagbigay ng 100 to 200 na Axie Scholarships sa taong ito.

SIlang tatlo ay nainterview din sa documentary na pinamagatang: “Play-to-Earn: NFT Gaming within the Philippines” na produced ng Yield Guild Games kasama ang Delphi Digital at dinirek ng Emfarsis.

Ito ang kanilang Kwentong #SalamatAxie at #PlayToEarn.

Tagalog: Panayam sa Axie College Co-Founders

Ang mga founders ng Axie College na sina Ken Garancho, John Emmanuel Dela Peña (Pot), at John Carlos (Spraky) ay layuning makapagbigay ng Axie scholarship sa pamamagitan ng Yield Guild Games sa 100 to 200 ngayong taon na ito. Plano ng mga founders na magazine present ng help, training, at coaching sa mga students nito para sa mahusay na paglalaro ng play-to-earn recreation na Axie Infinity.

Dahil sa Axie Infinity maraming tagumpay ang nakamit na nina Ken, Pot, at Spraky. Sa maikling panahon lamang nabago ang buhay nila at ng kanilang pamilya. At dahil na din dito gusto na din nilang mai-share pa ito sa mas maraming tao. 

Sa interview na ito ay ipapasilip namin sa inyo kung paano nabago ang buhay ng AxU founders at ng ilan sa kanilang mga students.

Paano niyo na-discover ang Axie Infinity at sinong nag-introduce nito sa inyo?

Ayon kay Ken at Pot, na-introduce sa kanila ang Axie Infinity ng isa pa nilang kaibigan. Nag submit si Ken sa Fb ng curiosity niya sa recreation na ito. Nang makita naman kaagad ni Spraky ang submit na ito ni Ken agad niyang kinontak si Ken para i-share ang pleasure niya, kakabili lang din kasi ni Spraky ng una niyang Axie staff.

Paano nagsimula ang Axie College o AxU?

Tinulungan ni Spraky na makabili sina Ken at Pot ng sari-sarili nilang Axie staff. Pagkatapos lamang ng ilang araw nakita nilang tatlo ang potential ng recreation at dito nila napag desisyunan na magkaroon ng Axie College. Layunin nito na palaganapin ang paglalaro ng Axie sa kanilang komunidad.

“Nakita namin ang potential ng recreation para magdagdag ng kabuhayan sa mga tao na nawalan ng trabaho lalo na ngayong pandemic, lalong-lalo na sa mga avid gamers na katulad namin. Ang alternative ng play-to-game na ito ay revolutionary talaga.

Kaming tatlo, bata pa lang naglalaro na kami ng iba’t-ibang video games sa laptop wala naman kaming kinikita. Pero itong Axie Infinity lahat ng mapanalunan namin sa recreation might katumbas na pera na pwede naming ipambayad ng payments namin, ipambili ng groceries at marami pa,” dagdag ni Ken.

Paano kayo natutong maglaro ng Axie Infinity?

“Nag uusap-usap kaming tatlo ng gameplay namin, nag she-share kami ng private recreation technique, pag might bago kaming natutunan shini-share namin sa isa’t-isa. Nanonood din kami ng mga video tutorials ni Kookoo TV Crypto sa Youtube. 

Pero one of the best pa din talaga na matuto ka sa sarili mong gameplay, lahat ng Axies ay distinctive at might kanya-kanyang card combos. Aralin mo mabuti ang staff mo at magkaroon ka ng sarili mong technique sa paglalaro nito,” ayon kay Spraky. 

Ano ang plano nyo sa Axu?

Ang AxU at ang YGG ay nagtutulungan para makapagbigay ng scholarships sa mas marami pa nating mga kababayan hindi lamang dito sa Cabanatuan Metropolis kundi pati na din sa iba pang probinsya sa Pilipinas.  Sa kasalukuyan meron na kaming 100 students. 

Naghahanda kami na makapagbigay pa ng 100 scholarships sa mga susunod na buwan. Ito ay para makatulong sa mga taong nawalan ng trabaho ngayong pandemic para tulungan silang kahit papaano ay makadagdag ng pantustos sa araw-araw. Sa paglalaro nito maraming buhay na ang binago ng Axie Infinity.

Anong mga katangian ang hinahanap nyo sa isang students?

“Nung nagsisimula pa lamang kami, naghahanap talaga kami nung avid gamers na. Yung sanay ng maglaro. Kasi alam na nila kaagad kung paano nagwo-work ang on-line video games tapos syempre din sila kumita habang naglalaro. Pero ngayon ang hinahanap na lang namin ay yung motivated at commited na avid gamers.  Yung ang pangarap ay kumita para sa kanilang pamilya, yung mga taong keen magazine grind sa recreation,” dagdag pa ni Spraky.

Paano nakakatulong ang paglalaro ng Axie sa buhay nyo at sa buhay ng mga students nyo?

Naikwento ni Ken ang expertise ng kanyang Uncle simula ng mabigyan nila ito ng scholarship. Nabayaran nito lahat ng kanyang utang, nabili na din niya ang kanyang anak ng bagong cellphone, at nagkaroon din ito ng puhunan sa maliit na enterprise. Tumatanaw ng malaking utang ng loob ang kanyang Uncle sa kanya, paliwanag naman si Ken sa Uncle nya na lahat ng magagandang bagay na nangyayari sa kanila dahil sa Axie ay dahil na din sa pagpu-pursigi nitong matutunan at maging dedicated na pag husayan ang paglalaro sa recreation. 

Nang dahil din sa Axie, natulungan ni Ken ang kanyang asawa sa pag-tatayo nito ng maliit na enterprise.

Si Spraky naman ay actively na nagbibigay ng scholarships sa kanyang mga relationship ka-opisina, pati narin ang mga safety guards at cleansing workers. Layunin ni Spraky na ang perang kinikita ng mga ito sa paglalaro ay makatulong ng malaki para maiangat pa nila ang kanilang buhay lalong-lalo na ngayong pandemya.

Si Pot ay natanggal sa trabaho dahil sa pandemic. Ang pagdating ng Axie sa buhay nya ay itinuturing niyang blessings. Ito ngayon ang kanilang pangunahing pangkabuhayan. Dahil din sa paglalaro ng Axie ay na-introduce na din  sya sa cryptocurrency ngayon ay lively na din sya sa pagte-commerce ng mga ito. 

Patuloy nilang dini-discover ang mundo ng cryptocurrency at ng mga paraan kung paano ito makakatulong hindi lamang sa kanila kundi pati na din sa iba pang mga tao. 

Binago ng Axie ang buhay ng mga founders ng AxU. Nag iba na ang pananaw nila sa paghawak ng pera kung dati ay iniintay lamang nila ang kanilang sahod para lang ipambayad ng payments at bumili ng mga bagay na hindi naman talaga nila kailangan ngayon ay pinag-iisipan na nilang mabuti kung saan pupunta ang kanilang mga kinikita. Natuto na din sila ng iba’t-ibang cryptocurrency at ngayon ay pinag-aaralan na din nila kung paano sila kikita sa Non-Fungible Token o NFT.  Pinapalaki nila ang kanilang puhunan sa pagre-make investments sa iba pang mga play-to-earn video games

“Marami sa mga students namin ang tawag sa amin ay ‘boss’ o di kaya ‘sir’.  Malaki daw ang utang ng loob nila sa amin dahil sa pagpapakilala sa kanila ng Axie Infinity, ang sabi naman namin lahat naman ng kinikita nila ay dahil na din sa tyaga at sipag nila na matutunan ang recreation para kumita ng malaking SLP kami sa AxU ay nagsisilbing tulay lamang,” paliwanag ni Ken.

English: How did the AxU co-founders study ‘Axie Infinity’ and who launched them to the sport?

In a single rural space within the Philippines, a whole group has earned a residing from enjoying the blockchain recreation known as Axie Infinity. Leah Callon-Butler, columnist for main crypto information publication Coindesk and director of consultancy agency Emfarsis, along with Emfarsis’ principal guide Nathan Smale travelled to Cabanatuan to fulfill the very folks whose lives have modified due to “Play-to-Earn.”

Within the fifth article in our “Play-to-Earn Profiles” collection, I interviewed Ken Garancho, John Emmanuel Dela Peña (Pot), and John Carlos (Spraky), the three founders of Axie College (AxU) which is now a part of Yield Guild Video games. They plan to supply 100 – 200 Axie scholarships this 12 months.In addition they appeared within the documentary: Play-to-Earn: NFT Gaming within the Philippines” produced by Yield Guild Video games in collaboration with Delphi Digital and directed by Emfarsis. 

What are the three entrepreneurs as much as today? That is their #PlayToEarn and #ThanksAxie story.

Axie College (AxU) co-founders (L-R), Ken Garancho, John Emmanuel Dela Peña (Pot), and John Carlos (Spraky), goal to assist onboard 100-200 Yield Guild Video games (YGG) Axie students this 12 months. They plan to supply help, training, and coaching to all students to equip them in enjoying the play-to-earn Axie Infinity. 

The founders skilled super success once they found Axie Infinity. In a short while, their lives modified for one of the best. Now, they need to share this success with as many individuals they know.

This interview took a peek of the founders’ lives earlier than and after they found the play-to-earn recreation, Axie Infinity.

How did the AxU co-founders study ‘Axie Infinity’ and who launched them to the sport?

The sport Axie Infinity was first launched to Ken and Pot by a colleague. Ken posted on Fb about his curiosity in shopping for an Axie staff. When Spraky noticed his submit, he instantly known as Ken to share the thrill of the sport. At the moment, Spraky had already purchased his staff.

How did the Axie College or AxU begin?

Spraky helped Ken and Pot purchase their first Axie staff. After enjoying for a couple of days, the three noticed the sport’s potential and instantly determined to start out up Axie College (AxU).  Its main objective is to breed Axie and promote them to their mates, discover people who find themselves thinking about enjoying the sport and change into a part of their Axie scholarship program.

“We noticed the large potential of Axie Infinity to supply a livelihood to folks, particularly for avid gamers like us. This chance of a play-to-earn enterprise mannequin is one thing revolutionary. It’s one thing that has by no means occurred to non-professional gamers like us.  The three of us have performed video games since we had been younger, we play like 5-6 hours every day, and we by no means earned any single penny. Now on this recreation, all of your efforts are being rewarded, and all of your rewards within the recreation will be transformed to real-life cash that helps us pay our payments, purchase groceries, and a lot extra,” added Ken.

How did you study to play the sport?

“We at all times come collectively to speak concerning the recreation, we speak about our challenges, and we share recreation methods and techniques to enhance our gameplays. Kookoo TV’s Youtube tutorials are very useful. His dwell streams on Fb are helpful too.

Though I have to say that Axie is greatest realized out of your gameplay.  All Axies are distinctive and have a special set of card combos. Be taught your playing cards, construct your technique round it, and also you’ll maximize your wins every day. Extra wins imply extra SLP. Extra SLP means extra money,” Spraky additional explains.

What are your plans for Axie College?

AxU and YGG have been companions in giving scholarship packages not solely right here in Cabanatuan Metropolis however different provinces within the Philippines. Collectively are managing virtually 100 students. 

We’re gearing to onboard one other 100 students within the subsequent few months. That is to assist extra folks, particularly those that have misplaced their jobs within the pandemic, to assist carry meals to the desk. We noticed how a lot Axie Infinity helped change the lives of many people who find themselves now enjoying the sport.

What are the qualities you might be in search of in scholarship candidates?

“After we had been beginning up, initially, we had been in search of seasoned on-line avid gamers. Those that are already accustomed to enjoying. As a result of they’ve an thought of how on-line video games work and are thinking about incomes whereas enjoying.  However now we’re in search of motivated and dedicated avid gamers. Those that share our goals of bringing financial development to their household. Those that are keen to grind,” Spraky defined additional.

How does enjoying Axie Infinity change your lives and the lives of your students?

Ken retold a narrative of his uncle, who was one of many first batch of their students. His uncle credit all the nice issues to Ken, his gratitude overflowing to the purpose Ken would clarify to him that it’s not him, however his efforts, his dedication to study and play Axie Infinity are what made his life higher. His Uncle paid off all his money owed, purchased his son a brand new cellphone, and had managed to fund a small enterprise.

Spraky has been actively offering Axie scholarships to his ex-officemates, together with the safety guards and the cleansing workers.  His objective is to assist them increase their way of life by giving them extra alternatives to earn extra for his or her households.

Pot was laid off final 12 months due to the pandemic. Virtually 700 in his division misplaced their jobs.  Axie got here in good in time.  The cash he earns from Axie Infinity pays off the payments and gives for his or her every day wants. The remainder of his earnings are reinvested in different cryptocurrencies. 

The co-founders’ life has modified for the higher. Their perspective of dealing with cash was completely different today. They revealed that earlier than, they at all times stay up for their payday to pay payments and store for pointless stuff. However ever since enjoying Axie, studying how one can commerce cryptocurrency, and discovering Non-Fungible Token or NFTs, they’ve managed to develop their cash by reinvesting in different play-to-earn video games.  

“A few of our students in our group endlessly mentioned their thanks and began calling us ‘boss’ or  ‘sir.’  They credited that their improved way of life has modified exponentially due to us.  However we’re fast to appropriate them that it’s largely due to their arduous work and motivation that put them the place they’re now. We’re simply serving as a bridge,” Ken defined.

This text is printed on BitPinas: Panayam kay Ken, Pot, at Spraky: Axie University Co-Founders

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