Play-to-earn game Mines of Dalarnia has closed a funding round of 2.7 million USD to strengthen its development and growth. Notable investors in this round include Crypto.com, Animoca Brands, Coin 98, Jump Capital, NGC, Impossible Finance, Kyros Ventures, ICO Drops, x21 Digital, Bitscale Ventures, Crypto J, and Sanctor Capital.
Mines of Dalarnia is currently live on testnet. It is an action-adventure game with procedurally generated levels. Players mine and combine various in-game items, improving their skills and gear to unlock the MoD universe’s secrets while searching for rare relics and artifacts. There are different terrains to be explored and monsters to conquer in the quest for these rare resources of the Dalarnian world. The game was developed by Workinman Interactive, a leading game studio with over 15 years of industry experience and world-level partners, including Disney, Atari, and Pepsi Co.
At the moment, there are over 20,000 unique players and over 800,000 on-chain transactions generated by the game, and the number is growing rapidly due to incentivized testing programs being organized by the MoD team.
The funding round comes in advance of the highly anticipated public sale for the DAR token, the details of which will be released in the near future. With a combination of industry leading investors, experienced development, and a rapidly growing community, Mines of Dalarnia is positioning itself to take a prominent role in rapidly emerging P2E blockchain gaming sector.
Quotes from the team
Manfred Pack, Project Lead: As gaming industry veterans, we are excited about blockchain technology and the business model that it enables. We see a future where gamers are truly owners of their experience, and Mines of Dalarnia will be offering players intriguing gameplay together with various economic incentives.
Quotes from investors
Yat Siu, Co-Founder of Animoca Brands: Animoca believes in an open metaverse standard and that players should be owners of their game experience. We have seen rapid growth in blockchain games this year with the proliferation of play to earn economic design; as more developers and studios join this alliance, it is about time that blockchain games disrupt the business model of the traditional gaming industry. Mines of Dalarnia has shown great potential in making blockchain games fun and accessible for the mass gamer communities.
Bobby Bao, Co-Founder of Crypto.com and MD of Crypto.com Capital: Mines of Dalarnia is an exciting play to earn game with both interesting game play and well-designed token economics. Crypto.com Capital is happy to invest Mines of Dalarnia project, to bring blockchain games to more users worldwide.