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Paul is Co-Founder and CTO at OPGames. He has more than 15 years experience in game production and development from both local startups and multinational game development studios.

Paul is greatly involved in developing the local game industry as well. He was previously Chairman of the local IGDA Manila chapter and co-founder of the Game Developers Association of the Philippines, and has organized several events such as Manila Game Jam and Game Educators summits. He has also taught game development classes in several of the country's top universities and has been a speaker and advisor in several international conferences such as the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco and Casual Connect in Singapore.


Member Blogs

Why do we need to decentralize video games? It's all about Platform Lock-in

Posted by Paul Gadi on Mon, 06 Jan 2020 10:39:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
There’s always innovation happening in the game industry, and disruptions can happen in the blink of an eye. 2020 can be the year that we shake up the status quo, with new kinds of gameplay that will energize players, both old and new.

In-game items are the main drivers of revenue in game economies, and yet we're still a long ways away from unlocking their true potential. Cross-game items will create opportunities  for a vast spectrum of value creators that are yet to be discovere

Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, will change not only how we pay for but also how we play games. To better understand why, we need to go 27 years back in time.

Posted by Paul Gadi on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:43:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Art, Social/Online
Every day, more people get exposed to cryptocurrencies, and it’s on us as designers to make sure they can interact with the technology. As our audience grows from technical to more casual, how do we design a user experience that doesn’t alienate them?

Posted by Paul Gadi on Tue, 26 Dec 2017 10:23:00 EST in Programming, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet
In Part 1 of this series we created the foundations of a decentralized game economy on the blockchain. If we’re going to start writing other contract code aside from the boilerplate ERC20 token though, it would be a good idea to set up a local environment

Paul Gadi's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 01/06/2020 - 10:39]

That 's awesome to hear ...

That 's awesome to hear Dave, thanks for taking the time to read it