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Jeron Artest played Division 1 basketball and created his first video game at 13

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Jeron Artest

When Jeron Artest was thirteen years old, he created his first video game which become so popular his opponents at AAU tournaments starting playing it.

Episode Description

When Jeron Artest was thirteen years old, he created his first video game which become so popular his opponents at AAU tournaments starting playing it. Fast forward a decade later, Jeron is the now the Founder/CEO of TestJar Labs, a gaming studio looking to build the next generation of games for consumers. Jeron's love for the gaming industry has somehow outshined his elite basketball pedigree as we chat about the tools that are allowing more rapid game development, how athletes can become great game designers, as well as compare the free to play vs. play to earn gaming models.

Episode Breakdown

0:00- Intro

1:40- Jeron's love for gaming

3:38- Creating Jeronimo

6:15- The new developments in the gaming industry

10:35- Jeron's nonprofit Unlocked Content- The consumer can be the producer

12:45- The typical business model for a game (free to play, pay to win)

15:28- The new "play to earn model"

17:04- NFTs in gaming

20:50- Choose your Pokemon

23:20- Where TestJar is going to be in 5 years

25:00- Outro

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