The Ultimate Guide to the Economics of GameFi and Metaverse Design

For Beginners to Advanced Learners
Game economies are the cornerstone of any game. They’re what keep players engaged and coming back for more, and they’re also what makes it possible for developers to earn revenue from their games. But what exactly is a game economy? And how does it work?
This course is designed to give you the perfect foundation for designing a game economy and its token models.

Throughout this course, you will learn various methods of implementing a token economy, discover how game economies work in action, and gain insight into their design principles. Whether you have experience with designing game economies and tokens or not, you will soon be able to apply your knowledge to any new or existing game.
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New Module Alert: Learn How to Use Machinations to Design Your Game Economy!

This course is perfect for you if:
  • You're looking to develop your business model into something game-based, or integrated in Web3 
  • You're considering taking up a role as a game analyst or a Web3 game designer
  • You're a gaming enthusiast interested in learning more about the intricacies of game ecosystems

Design a Game Economy like a Pro


Understand game economies

Learn about the basics of game economies and how they work.

Take your knowledge on gaming to the next level

Learn the different ways of designing token models and their in-game economies.

Design your own in-game token economy

Discover the strategies of implementing a token economy and gain insight into their design principles.

Here's what we'll be covering in this course:

Economy Design Fundamentals in Traditional and Blockchain Games

GameFi Framework

Market Design and Mechanism Design

Personas and Case Studies

Token Models and Token Design

Revenue Distribution Methods

Meet the Instructor

Lisa JY Tan 

Lisa JY Tan is the founder and lead economist at Economics Design, a research focused consultancy for digital ecosystems. In the academia world, she contributes to research work in various fields like math and economics, while having the practitioner exposure with startups and global businesses. She’s also one of the leaders in a United Nations x Stanford University project on regulating digital currencies.
She was one of the first few to research and educate on token economics, starting in 2018 London. Since then, she has a weekly podcast on the economics of token ecosystems, online course and have educated regulators, government and organisations in London, Singapore, Seoul, Geneva.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Course Lessons

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