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Online Game Technology Summit: Leveraging Blockchain in Games to Redefine the Concept of Ownership

Summit Speaker: John Linden  (Mythical Games)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Programming

Format: Session

Linden, John

Title: CEO

Company: Mythical Games

John Linden is the CEO of Mythical, a next-generation game technology studio creating universal economies driven by player ownership. The studio's first game is Blankos Block Party, an open-world multiplayer game with a focus on player-designed levels, styled like a giant block party for digital vinyl toys. Prior to Mythical, John was the President of Seismic Games (acquired by Niantic Labs), developer of Marvel Strike Force and Magic the Gathering: Valor's Reach. Prior to Seismic Games, he was a Studio Head at Activision Blizzard on the Call of Duty and Skylanders franchises. Before entering the games industry, John was the Co-Founder / CTO at Adknowledge and at OpenX and built his own startups, Planet Alumni (acquired by Reunion.com) and Litmus Media (acquired by Think Partnership). John is passionate about video games, the future of blockchain technologies and bringing emerging technologies to the mass market.