What it means to be part of the Ethereum ecosystem.
As time goes on it's becoming clear that many of the planned Ethereum killers haven't yet been successful at killing ETH. Some projects still believe in the imminent ETH demise, others have become a second layer solution and other's still believe ETH 2.0 will fix a number of the scaling problems. If you are not familiar with ETH 2.0 I wrote a brief TL;DR that you can check out here. Being your own chain can be, and is for those that do it successfully, very powerful. Don't get me wrong, this is not meant as a slight to those projects that are making it, they are important projects and having their own chain makes sense for their use case. I want to see a diverse cryptoverse with options, I don't support widespread consolidation. But it is really hard to establish your own ecosystem, woo developers, onboard users and dapps and everything needed to make it work. Then you need to convince exchanges to build a wallet and integration for your chain as