Faketown launched over 20 years ago as a virtual world for creative expression and self-governance. The original team is returning to build a player-owned metaverse on the blockchain for minting, collecting and selling NFTs
Faketown is comprised of unique towns with hundreds of individual properties. Players that own property can customize their space and participate in the town economy. Property owners will also get a vote to determine who will manage the town taxes, dividends, resources, and rules.About Faketown
Bart Yeary began experimenting with real-time applications when he met Lance while he was a designer at Fox Sports. Since then he has designed mobile games, virtual worlds and live learning applications for clients like Diesel, Pearson, Age of Learning, Natural Motion and Varsity Tutors. He also worked as an Art Director for Razorfish leading the development of a casual game portal for Post Cereals and later he served as a PM for iWin developing social games based on popular TV game shows. He was most recently the Director of UX for Adventure Academy, a 3D educational MMO for kids and he is currently a Lead Product Designer at Zoom.
Bart earned his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Lance Sanders is a former NASA engineer and has been a tech entrepreneur since co-founding CTO of Faketown.com, a virtual world game launched in 1999. Since then, he has been the CTO of several companies, including Ebyline, an early gig-marketplace for journalists, which was acquired in 2015. Lance also served as Founder/CEO/CTO of Paydrop, a crypto payments platform, acquired in 2022. Lance is currently the CEO/CTO of Iterate, Inc., a software consultancy focused on developing platforms for startup companies and blockchain DeFi applications.
Lance holds degrees in Physics from Kalamazoo College and Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan.