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CARV Digest | CARV GAT is LIVE!
This is the 24th volume of the CARV bi-weekly newsletter, covering the updates from September 11th, to September 24th, 2023.
TL; DR Version
Profile Revamp: CARV Play (CARV.io and CARV App) has enhanced user profiles, solidifying its role as the hub for gamers' credentials.
Introducing CARV GAT: GAT(Generative Archive Token) is a unique way to preserve gaming achievement. Users can connect their Steam account to CARV their GAT. To celebrate the launch of GAT, special events with prizes like GEMs and Steam gift cards are underway.
Global and Regional Events: New regional starter guides and the MOBA Mania campaign have been rolled out.
Partnership with opBNB: CARV has formed a partnership with opBNB, a cutting-edge layer 2 scaling solution for BNB Chain.
Community Highlights: The MLBB Indonesian Tournament and game nights with Mighty Action Heroes keep the community engaged and informed.
💻 Dev Blog
CARV.io and CARV App both undergo a comprehensive profile revamp with new UI design and visuals, solidifying their role as the central hub for gamers' credentials. It seamlessly integrates on-chain and off-chain data into a unified identity that spans both web2 and web3 gaming, a cornerstone in the dynamic Web3 world. Every CARV credential is immutable and verifiable through Soulbound badges, unlocking rewards.
Easy access with streamlined site structure.
The previous account page has been integrated into the present profile page. Now the profile displays basic information, achievements, and daily tasks, and enables cross-platform account connection.
Customize your profile with backgrounds, avatars, and avatar frames.
Enhance social engagement with personalized URLs and downloadable Snapshot image of the profile.
What is GAT?
GAT (Generative Archive Token) is a unique gaming credential that preserves all of your gaming achievements and cherished memories. It serves as a depot for your hard-earned accolades, creating an immutable record.
In the current soft launch phase, GAT will undergo testing on the testnet, offering an initial experience to our core community of players. All minted GATs will subsequently migrate to the mainnet upon its launch. Our First batch of game selections encompasses hundreds of the most popular titles on the Steam platform, unveiling the first corner of the GAT universe to players.
How to Obtain Your GAT?
Step 1: During GAT’s soft launch phase, we offer a wide range of the most popular games from Steam. To start your GAT experience, simply visit your profile on CARV.io and connect your Steam account.
Step 2: Scroll and locate the GAT module to view your game achievements.
Step 3: Select a game you’ve played, click “CARV”, and witness the enchanting process that kindles your gaming journey.
If you can’t see your Steam games on CARV, check your Steam Game Profile privacy settings. Go to your Steam profile, click ‘Edit Profile,’ navigate to ‘Privacy Settings,’ and set ‘Profile Status,’ ‘Game Details,’ and ‘Inventory’ to ‘Public.’
Step 4: Whenever you make progress in a game, simply visit the CARV Games page to check and CARV your latest GAT.
CARV GAT Live Celebration Campaign
We’ve organized a series of exciting celebration events. Simply try the GAT feature, showcase your GAT, and share a prize pool of 260,000 GEMs and $75 Steam gift cards! [✨ Join Now!]
For more details about CARV GAT, please refer to the article [LINK]
🎡 Events You Cannot Miss Out
Regional Starter Guide
New friends from different regions and with different web2 and web3 gaming preferences are continually joining the growing CARV community. To help newcomers easily integrate, we've introduced a series of onboarding events. By participating, you can explore everything about CARV, play around with CARV.io, learn to CARV badges, and actively contribute to our community with the CARV Guardian program. These activities are available in eight languages, including English, Portuguese, Indonesian, Vietnamese, etc., making it easier for everyone to join us.
In response to the community's love for MOBA games, we held the MOBA Mania campaign. During this two-week campaign, we invited all gamers to share their stories about MOBA games. Additionally, we hosted game nights for both web2 and web3 games, where we played popular League of Legends (LOL) and Thetan Arena, experiencing the charm of MOBA games firsthand.
🌍 Expanding and Powering the Ecosystem
CARV X opBNB Partnership
CARV and opBNB have formed a partnership with opBNB, a cutting-edge layer 2 scaling solution for BNB Chain. This collaboration allows gamers to create and own their gaming credentials as Soulbound NFTs on the opBNB blockchain, providing a secure and transparent way to showcase their gaming achievements. opBNB's mainnet offers increased speed, security, and scalability, making it an ideal platform for CARV's gaming credential integration. This partnership aims to make gaming credentials more accessible and secure in the web3 gaming community.
🌍 Community Highlights
MLBB Indoensian Community Tournament
The MLBB Indonesian Community Tournament concluded on September 22nd after two intense weeks of competition. Eight teams fiercely competed through three rounds, bringing us seven thrilling community matches. After a fierce BO3, the eventual winners were Team Begoh. Congratulations to all teams who participated and especially Team Grey and Team Begoh for making it into the finals.
Our enthusiastic audience actively participated by watching livestreams and placing bets, resulting in the creation of over 6,000 fantastic badges, elevating the overall gaming experience to new heights.
CARV X Mighty Action Heroes Game Nights
CARV has teamed up with the Mighty Action Heroes for a series of exhilarating game nights that promise to deliver endless fun and rich rewards. These collaborative gaming sessions are more than just your average playtime; they're a chance to connect with fellow gamers, showcase your skills, and immerse yourself in the world of gaming like never before.
CARV Community Tonwhall
CARV regularly conducts bi-weekly townhall sessions, fostering direct communication with our community. During the latest session, we unveiled CARV GAT (CARV Gaming Achievement Token) and engaged in a lively Q&A session with our CARVers, offering them comprehensive insights into this thrilling addition to the CARV ecosystem.
👀 Industry Insights
CARV remains dedicated to exploring diverse games and gaming ecosystems. Over the past two weeks, we've delved deep into Walk to Play games, tailored to contemporary lifestyles. Additionally, we've ventured into games within the opBNB ecosystem, with whom we've established a valuable partnership.
CARV is building a credential infrastructure focused on gaming, enabling gamers with enhanced social and seamless credential-based experiences across games while empowering games with privacy-preserving, AI-driven intelligence for growth and operations.
Join CARV Community
For ecosystem builders interested in working with CARV, learn more about our Guardian Program!