In this episode, French entrepreneur and game developer Sami Chlagou talks about his amazing journey and the success of his Web3 game "Cross the Ages." Story and lore are at the core of the game which is a mix of Chess, Go, and strategy. To that end, Cross the Ages is based on a book that was custom written by top writers sourced from around the world. Sami highlights his team's background in established franchises like Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Marvel, League of Legends, and Witcher. He emphasizes the significance of storytelling for startups and how he inspired the Writers and Graphic Designers behind Cross the Ages. Sami also dives into his experiences in fundraising and the importance of creating emotional connections with games. Sami shares his journey as an entrepreneur, from selling newspapers to starting a trading card company that is still around today. He talks about how much he likes the "hero's journey" and how he incorporates it into the DNA of Cross the Ages. Lastly, he shares insights on the transition from Web2 to Web3 and the possibilities that arise with the right mindset and leveraging collective intelligence.
⭐Sami Chlagou, CEO and co-founder of Cross the Ages
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