Connecting the Blockchain gaming community to connect & build the decentralized digital future.
In the spirit of events like the Global Game Jam and ETHGlobal, NIFTY's goal is to gather the best developers, designers, and entrepreneurs in the space and to build a community of collaboration between the different projects.We encourage all participants from different disciplines and skill levels to apply, as we strive for a diversity of participants to foster a stronger global community.
Dates & Scheduling
The physical hackathon event will run from: July 25th @ 9am - July 26th @ 1:30pm. Artwork and design can be worked on up to 1 week beforehand (July 18th). We encourage builders to join our Discord channel to ideate and brainstorm! https://discord.gg/mRKWmF6 Accepted hackathon participants will have free access to both the hackathon - which will include product demos and workshops - and the NIFTY conference on the 24th & July 25th - with keynotes and talks.
There will be >$15K in Prizes. As sponsors are updated, prizes will continually be updated.
Event Details The hackathon will provide food and beverage throughout the event, as well as wifi. Hackers will be expected to bring their own laptops and devices for developing.
Code of Conduct By accepting the invitation to the NIFTY Hacks, all participants must agree to our code of conduct found here.
$20,300 in prizes
First Place - $7,000
Second place - $3,000
Third Place - $1,000
Most Creative Use of NFTs - $2,000
Paid in MANA
Best Use of Decentraland SDK - $4,000
Paid in MANA
Best "Meme-Centric" Hack - $1,000
Paid in MANA
Toshi Compatible Dapp - 2 ETH
Top Toshi Compatible prize will be awarded the Prize of 2 ETH.
Top Use of Bitski SDK
Top use of 0x
Paid in ZRX
Your team size should not exceed 5 people to a team.
Individuals participating must be over 18 years of age.
Teams should be ready to participate & pitch in English.
Submissions are only permitted for teams accepted to NIFTY Hacks.
Submissions will not be accepted after July 26th @ 1pm.
Please include as much information about your hack as possible when submitting, including screenshots, videos, github / code, description, etc.
How to enter
Please go to https://nifty.gg/ to apply to the hackathon.
Applicants will be notified on an ongoing basis as the limited spots fill up.
Acceptance will be based on the quality of application and a first come first serve basis.
UPDATE: Application submissions are now closed.
Tech Lead, Decentraland
Senior Software Engineer, 0xProject
Glitch, CAPSL Entertainment
Simon De La Rouviere
Engineer of Societies, Consensys / UjoMusic
Head of Engineering Toshi, Coinbase
Product Lead, Decentraland
Horizon Games, CEO
Ausum Ventures, Managing Partner
Crypto Kitties, Founding Team
How aesthetically appealing is the UI / Artwork and how simple is the UX?
How complex is the implementation? What technical barriers did the team have to overcome?
How novel and new is the hack? Has this been done before?
What level of decentralization did the hack capture? i.e. Use of Blockchain.
What is the level of quality that was put into the design of the game? Or, how much value does this provide the space of gaming?
How does the hack fit into the whole NFT ecosystem, or, another teams project at NIFTY?