Logan Paul’s CryptoZoo was a blockchain-based game where users could buy in game eggs to hatch into hybrid animals.

Logan Paul’s CryptoZoo was a blockchain-based sport the place customers may purchase in sport eggs to hatch into hybrid animals.
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Logan Paul is once more within the crosshairs of the general public after a video collection revealed by a fellow YouTuber accused him of scamming his followers. Shying away from controversy for maybe the primary time in his life, Paul posted a video response 5 days in the past after which promptly scrubbed it from the Internet.

In August 2021, YouTuber/boxer/forest lover Logan Paul started selling a sport, CryptoZoo, on his podcast Impaulsive. CryptoZoo is a blockchain-based sport the place gamers may buy in-game cryptocurrency to then buy an egg that may hatch into an animal that customers may crossbreed with different in-game animals. The rarer the breed, the extra in-game crypto a participant may obtain, in flip shopping for extra eggs or cashing out for fiat foreign money.

Investigating Logan Paul’s Biggest Scam

Since then, gamers have allegedly spent and misplaced tens of hundreds of {dollars} with CryptoZoo. In a YouTube video series by Coffeezilla, authorized identify Stephen Findeisen, documenting the snafu, buyers and followers of Logan Paul declare that there was no option to money out—and no option to hatch the eggs in any respect. After mounting public stress following Coffeezilla’s three-part collection, which accrued tens of millions of views, Paul first issued a response video that he stated would debunk Coffeezilla’s claims earlier than deleting it two days later.

“You’ve successfully used my name for views and money… You can definitely hatch and even breed your animals,” Paul stated to CoffeeZilla, uploaded Jan. 4. Paul didn’t, nonetheless, reply to the allegations of preserving gamers’ cash even once they tried to withdraw it. The video has since been faraway from his channel however was been re-uploaded in a video by streamer Hasan Piker. “While your work used to be impartial, your addiction to clicks has clouded your judgment,” Paul added.

Paul tried to refute Findeisen’s allegations by claiming to be hoodwinked by a prison within the technique of engaged on CryptoZoo. Paul recognized Zach Kelling as the person who developed the sport’s code and fled to Switzerland with it, holding it hostage for $1 million. Paul describes Kelling’s previous with a number of felonies, however neglects to say in his protection that he willingly employed Kelling to work on the undertaking.

Paul appeared to alter his tune within the intervening days. After some extra forwards and backwards with CoffeeZilla, Paul allegedly apologized to the YouTuber over the telephone. Coffeezilla tweeted on Jan. 7, “Logan called me. He said he’s deleting the two responses, and is dropping the lawsuit threats.

Paul said via Discord that he would be apologizing to his fans in the coming days.

“I will be taking accountability, apologizing, and coming forward with a plan in the near future,” Paul wrote, in line with a screenshot uploaded to Twitter by Coffeezilla. “Thank you all for believing in this project & sticking with me. I know it’s been bumpy but your support is everything to me and I will make this right.”

Current teasers for CryptoZoo trace {that a} revamped model of the sport might be obtainable in some unspecified time in the future in 2023 or 2024.

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