An interview with Hash Rush Chief Game Economist, Jethro Naude

  • Hi Jethro, it’s great to talk to you today. What are you doing at the moment?
  • Wow, those are long days indeed. Ok, let’s start this interview with some background info. Could you briefly introduce yourself? Who are you and what do you do?
  • Right, so you’ve worked at some exciting places! But now, do you still work at an office, or do you work from home?
  • Ok, I see. It seems that many of us in the Hash Rush team (such as Lead Concept Artist Dendy Dhamier) are working from home. It’s great that this job lets you do that. But let’s now shift focus and talk about why we’re here: Hash Rush. How did you come to hear about the Hash Rush project?
  • So you founded a startup with Craig, and he introduced you to Hash Rush! That’s awesome. Now that you work with Hash Rush, what is your role?
  • I see. So your focus will shift a bit in the coming months. About your job right now, could you tell us a bit more about doing corporate due diligence? How does this work?
  • That’s a very important job indeed. So you mentioned Kris and Nathan; I know you’ve been brought on board just one week ago, but if we talk about the Hash Rush team, who will you be working with most?
  • Awesome. If we take a look at your second responsibility, I’m wondering, how does that work, setting up an in-game economy? Where do you start?
  • How does this compare to the in-game economy of other games?
  • That’s sounds great; I’m sure that if you manage to do that, it’ll add another great feature to Hash Rush. Still, it seems quite difficult to set the in-game economy up like this, or not? What is the most difficult part of creating the Hash Rush economy?
  • That indeed seems quite difficult, but you sound very passionate about it. Let’s take a quick look at Hash Rush; do you have a faction that you like most?
  • Awesome, so you really have a favourite faction. But what do you think of Hash Rush in a more general sense, as a project? How do you see the future of Hash Rush?
  • If we talk about gaming, what is your favourite gaming platform, game, and what are you currently playing?
  • And will you play Hash Rush yourself?
  • Great! Thanks Jethro, we’ve come to the end of our interview. Is there anything you want to mention to share with our readers? Maybe a favourite game no one knows about? Our Lead Concept Artist talked about his cat in this part of the interview, so anything goes!




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