Recapitulation of Planet Quest PROJECT AMA event held at AMA LOVERS CLUB.
Date: Monday, 6th June, 2022
Time: 12:00 Noon UTC
The Planet Quest PROJECT team was represented by @Auloap who judiciously shared with us detailed knowledge and information about Planet Quest PROJECT.
1st Segment: INTRODUCTION
✨✨QUESTION1🩸: Can you please introduce yourself and your background, also introduce the team working on Planet Quest?
👉ANS: My name is Paulo. :)
I'm the Head of Partnerships at PlanetQuest!
Our Founder is Loren Roosendaal, who's been making games since puberty. He's founded multiple game titles since, and more recently, is EmberSword, whose alpha is coming to IMX this quarter I believe! Last week, CoinGecko posted their top 10 NFT games to play in 2022, and EmberSword was the go-to game in the list. Loren is still active in that phase, and he is also involved in this sci-fi shooter spinoff at PlanetQuest.
We also have Jon McCoy, one of the founders too and the Art Director, whose talent is lent to big screen titles like the recent Batman, Rogue One, Doctor Strange, Eternals, Avengers, and more I can't possibly mouth here.
We're all doxxed too, so simply look our names up, including the Founders
Our head of Game Development, Don, has decades of experience in building games, as he's led teams in Rockstar Studios, Sega, Ronin Entertainment, and he's helping us build the awesome procedurally generated maps for our players.
You can read more about our "Meet the Team" series on our medium!
✨✨QUESTION2🩸: Indeed a team of talented individuals from the Gaming and Hollywood industry! 😎
It will be massive!
Let's see what these talents are working on! 😎
Can you introduce Planet Quest, what critical problems does it solve that existing solutions are not solving and what's the competitive advantage?
Yes we're an open book!
PQ is a Free-to-Play, Multiplayer Exploration and Survival Shooter.
We're creating a Cinematic Gaming Universe. We'd like to call it cinematic because we're building a full media franchise behind it, akin to the likes of Dota-Dragons' Blood, and League - Arkane. Each week, the lore behind the game is being curated and decided on by our community - the character pivots and plot lines behind the game are literally in our community's hands. - very decentralized. We're aiming to even release our first novel by the end of the year, written by one of the writers behind Game of Thrones and Telltale Games' The Walking Dead, it'll be something to look forward to!
So yep that's the Cinematic or media overview
As for the GAME, it's a top down perspective shooter, so think Diablo perspective, with projectile physics, and some class archetypes determined exclusively by the gear that players wear. Basically, you suit up, select mission, dive into a planet, shoot some alien guts, or cooperate or play versus mode against players, and get rewards after that!
Certain types of gears provide specific utilities that land themselves in maybe a heavy arms build, or a stealth build, a glass cannon or a defensive tank. It gets exciting because you can customize or min max your build however you please right, and that's where the complexity and experimentation comes into play, which I'm very much looking forward to.
Apart from it being free to play, you will also be able to play it from any device - whether it's PC, mobile, or even from your browser! And to making even more frictionless, you won't even need to connect your wallet to be able to play. And it's free to play.
We're solving the problem of gamefi being heavily hard to get into.
In our game, you won't need any capital to play, can play it through ANY device (pc/mobile/browser), and you won't even need to connect a wallet to play!
Our ethos is also COMMUNITY FIRST. That's why we're continuing to build a game that will be as accessible to anyone in the space. Whether you're a grinder, a casual player, a veteran, or whichever way of playing you prefer.
Okay, I have wanted to ask.
The Planetquest.io doesn't respond on Mobile, always asking to switch to a desktop device. Why is that?
The game isn't live for now, the pre-alpha will be live end of the year
At this time, layer 2 (IMX) isn't mobile-responsive
And since connecting wallet requires an ETH layer 2 integration, that's not currently accessible via mobile
however the game won't have that limitation
It's like how Metamask in the earlier days didn't have a mobile application ya.
✨✨QUESTION3🩸: Can players earn while playing the game?
👉ANS: Of course! Players will be earning our main token, called PQX, or Quantum in the game
These will be rewarded post missions
The game will be off chain though, as mentioned
The conversion of assets however will require connection to your wallets, of course.
However you can play as much and earn as much in the in-game economy off chain, and just convert on-chain at a convenient time!
(sorry bro can you allow me to share links)
We're using a single token approach as well, as we find it better and more sustainable versus the fiasco of dual token models.
So reward token is the same as the governance token. That's better in my opinion 😁
✨✨QUESTION4🩸: Let's talk about partnership;
Can you briefly describe your PARTNERSHIPS and BACKERS so far?
👉ANS: Our lead investor is Kingsway Capital, which is THE biggest backer of Animoca. They're very exclusive, having only invested in the Sanbox as one of the lead investors too, as well as PlanetQuest. We also have Alameda Research, an excellent market maker and investor, and known to be extremely notorious in its due diligence. We have Double Peak, who's doubling up together with its Esports arm called Kratos Guild. SkyVision Capital and Primeblock Ventures are also high tiered, reliable and known in the space.
We have multiple guild aggregators and tech partners, including GuildFi, Metavest, Ignite Tournaments, Infinity Force, Rainmaker Games, Merit Circle, and tons more!
✨✨QUESTION5🩸: Before we proceed, can you share some information about the Planet sales?
👉ANS: oh for sure!
We only have 1 DAY LEFT!
here's a quick overview: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/planetquest-immutable-x-launch-community-084700052.html
i'll gladly give some highlights
We're not using a first come, first serve approach
We're doing this because this approach often leads to gas wars, bot sniping, whale-favored sales
and it sometimes runs AGAINST communtiy
so because we're community first, we're doing it based on "applications" instead
because your wallet and discord are synced, we know what your degree of participation is in the community
we know the chat levels, the contributions you do, the events you participate in, etc
So according to those, plus the NFTs that you own, we form a ranking system and only "sell" planets if you really are a valued member of the community!
This sale is a community sale too because we're slashing off as high as 75% of our NFTs' sale price
with the lowest NFT, Common Planet priced at 250 USD
Once we gather all the applications (10,500 as of now I believe), we'll then read through all of it, including what you write as to why you should be allowed to buy the planets
It'll take a while for us to do that, but we're willing to because it's community first!
This weeds out the bots, and really lets the genuine community participate :)
Good luck to me and the community team!
✨✨QUESTION6🩸: So been active on Discord increases chances of accepting application?
👉ANS: Yes of course
And there are looads of things to do on our discord
We currently write our chapters for our novel (trilogy :D) and bits of it are decided weekly by the community
different international communities host games every week too
people help to translate our content, do content creation, memes, help in support and everything are weighed into the application!
Sounds like a good plan!
And because we're linked to IMX, we cooooooould be talking to Gamestop as well for physical merch, who knows ;)
So that's about the sales, let's round up this segment by talking about the PLANET NFT and the governance token.
✨✨QUESTION7🩸: Can you give an overview of the Tokenomics and Utility of Planet Quest NFT and Tokens?
👉ANS: Sure ! For reference, our whitepaper is here: https://planetquest.io/whitepaper
as an overview, our Planets are THE key to playing in PlanetQuest
It has various classes, like Ice planets, Volcanic, Tropical, and etc
Each of these classes contain specific species of aliens and surfaces as well
It is where the players dive into for all the missions
in other words, you as a planet owner own THE gaming environment you'll be playing in!
It's beyond just owning an avatar, or the gear. We believe this is something not done yet
On top of this, as a planet owner, you can allow about 30 people to play in your planet and share in their yield
It's somewhat similar to the manager - scholar model, except that the ratio is 1 manager : 30 scholars for the price of 1 NFT
And this utility doesn't change based on the rarity!
We believe that provides the players, the community with immense value
As for our token,
The game also uses Classes based on the gears that the players possess
So the PQX token is used to purchase additional classes to have a more varied gameplay
This also makes the PQX in constant demand to be given back to the game (away from the marketplace, akin to burning)
There will always be a demand for purchasing new equipment
As for tokenomics, the main takeaway here is that the players will receive a daily reward that is 40% of the total profits everyday!
Thus our players not just get scraps, and we truly give back to the community, as going back to our main value of Community First.
some samples of the alien life forms you'll be fighting!
✨✨QUESTION8🩸: Can you briefly talk about Genesis Engine and how it helps in the creation of the entire planet?
👉ANS: One sample of how we're envisioning the surface in the world too
So the genesis engine is THE engine for planet generation
it is entirely proprietary
It will also be the game engine
We're not using Unity or UE5
We're developing OUR OWN, and that tech is what makes our game playable from the get-go in full 3D
so this image here for example, the size, amount of lava, clouds, water, land are all determined by hundreds of sliders
it's not just a picture with 6 attributes
Each time the sliders are adjusted, the planet morphs as each value is changed
if you go to our site, you can actually see these planets revolving in real time
and that will how you will see it in your own wallet!
We are setting this up game wise too that you can boot the game in seconds using our engine.
different perspective of the same planet since you can look at it from any angle
Lot of great work!
you can see how there is shadow because of how the sun is placed ya?
That's because the genesis engine also follows the laws of physics
We're real nerdy about this but we love it!
2nd Segment: LIVE Questions
✨✨QUESTION1🩸: Since players will need a home planet in order to fully experience the game, do you think the number of planets on PlanetQuest are sufficient to suit all players or intending players? OR are there plans in place to add more planets into the game as number of players increase?
👉ANS: There will be too many players for the supply of planets, trust me ;)
✨✨QUESTION2🩸: Can you please tell more about Explorer passport?
How does it help to receive extra rewards for the community members?
👉ANS: Each community member has a passport, and each commendation / reward you get for helping the community lets you accumulate points. The more points you earn, the more NFTs and prizes you can redeem, even your very own planet at 5,000 points!
✨✨QUESTION3🩸: They will be total of 6 planet classes,
Can users play the game on multiple planet at once?
👉ANS: No, as the missions are tied to one planet at each time.
✨✨QUESTION4🩸: Can unownded planets someday be owned or perhaps sold to an interested buyer? If this is possible and all unowned planets are eventually sold, where would versus gameplay hold? jakenoinc#2387
👉ANS: Yes of course! These unowned planets are also where our free-to-play audience can participate in. I doubt they will be all sold. We will be constantly monitoring the market and adjsut the supply accordingly to make sure it benefits our players.
✨✨QUESTION5🩸: What would be the overall achievement at the end of 2022 on PlanetQuest??
👉ANS: we will have introduced our Guild NFTs, Gear NFTs, preview of how you can be playing inside the planet, as well as our Alpha. Guild and Gear NFT utilities will be coming at a later time.
✨✨QUESTION6🩸: Planets will be defined by a number of features such as flora, fauna, moons, rings and nebulae but can a planet have all 5 features or just some features? How does the flora or fauna influence a planet? Will all planets be unique?
👉ANS: the planets will be procedurally generated, and taht includes the surfaces and life forms inside.
✨✨QUESTION7🩸: On your WhitePaper I read that Players can earn additional PQX by lending out their unused gear to other players and collecting a percentage. What happens in a case were-by the borrower does not utilize the Gear? What will be the penalty? Is there a limited time to lend out? Finally Will the pay back be affected by changes in value of the NFT?
👉ANS: no penalty - you as the owner can just withold lending to that player next time!
✨✨QUESTION8🩸: What benefits does a user get to have by owning one of PQ’s planets and how can the PQ planet be acquired?
👉ANS: You can play the game whether you own a planet or not. The upside of owning a planet of course is the kickback yield of all the players playing on your planet!
✨✨QUESTION9🩸: Can you tell us about $PQX, how can we find Quantum in the game? How can we buy a planet, can you tell us about the different planet classes in Planetquest, the features that a player who wants to buy a planet should have, and the currencies you support?
✨✨QUESTION10🩸: My Discord username thisistoyin#2231
What could be the most highlighted feature in your platform that can make it stand out in the market? Can you please elaborate more on this?
👉ANS: definitely being free to play, fun and playable in any device without needing to connect your wallet.
✨✨QUESTION11🩸: I see that your team members have you will see worked in Hollywood and Crypto games,
I would love to know more about the team members?
👉ANS: check our medium! https://medium.com/@planetquestgame
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