• Zilliqa co-founder Max Kantelia announced the launch of ROLL1NG THUND3ERZ, a Web3 gaming and hardware company.
• The company was inspired by the lyrics from the AC/DC song Hells Bells, which captures the project’s „forces of nature“ approach to gaming.
• The Gaming Hub ecosystem is accessible on a desktop without needing Lightn1ng console.
ROLL1NG THUND3ERZ Launches
Zilliqa co-founder Max Kantelia announced the launch of ROLL1NG THUND3ERZ, calling it a „monumental achievement.“ This Web3 gaming and hardware company was inspired by the lyrics from the AC/DC song Hells Bells, which captured its „forces of nature“ approach to gaming.
Lightn1ng Console Unveiled
In September 2022, Zilliqa announced plans to launch a Web3 gaming console called Lightn1ng. It was accompanied by pics of the prototype with ports such as HDMI, Ethernet and USB-C, and USB 3.0. However, today’s announcement clarified that you don’t need this console to access its Gaming Hub ecosystem on your desktop.
ROLL1NG THUND3ERZ Philosophy
At ROLL1NG THUND3ERZ, they believe in building fun games that leverage blockchain capabilities instead of adapting blockchain tech for gaming purposes. They also develop tooling to enable developers to build games and dApps on top of Zilliqa blockchain.
Valentin Cobelea Interview
Valentin Cobelea (Head of Gaming at Zilliqa) spoke with Max Kantelia in an AMA on the future of Web3 gaming when they made this announcement. During the AMA he explained their philosophy behind ROLL1NG THUND3RZ and how it will help more developers build applications on top of Zilliqa blockchain in order to create sustainable businesses in long run.
ROLL1NG THUND3ERZ is more than just a game studio; it is an opportunity for developers to create sustainable businesses through creating applications utilizing blockchain technology and accessibility through their Gaming Hub ecosystem without needing Lightn1ng console or other specialized hardware