NFTs in games, or so-called Web3 gaming, is and has been a sore topic for the gaming community. While a new technological era full of new possibilities (and wealth) dawned for some, blockchain gaming means nothing less than the demise of gaming as entertainment products for others. Criticism that games are becoming labor-intensive processes due to the new technology and that “Pay 2 Earn” is in the foreground cannot necessarily be dismissed out of hand. Still, the catastrophic effects of blockchain on the environment appear even more severe in this context. After the initial excitement, the hype surrounding NFTs seems to have died down somewhat, which may allow for a new perspective.