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WAX is powering the Ready Player One-esque Future

A 14-year-old wakes up on a Monday morning, gets dressed, grabs a packed lunch, and heads out the door. But instead of catching the bus to a traditional school, she visits a computer lab outfitted with pods containing VR goggles, speakers, and haptic gloves. She will in nearly every sense travel for today’s history lesson to the dawn of time and witness humans discovering fire in a cave. She will …
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Bringing the Ready Player One OASIS to Reality with Blockchain Gaming

Ready Player One is a film adaptation of a 2011 science fiction novel by Earnest Cline that takes place primarily within an immersive virtual reality universe called OASIS amidst a dystopian reality plagued by resource scarcity and overpopulation. The film is slated to hit theaters on March 29. As interest in RPO grows, so do the fantasies of individuals worldwide about a real-life OASIS. OASIS represents a virtual safe haven from …
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Top 5 Video Game Cryptocurrency Projects

Video gaming is a US$100 billion industry and likely to be one of the first major industries to see significant integration of blockchain technologies. As such, there are dozens of coins and teams working every day as they strive to contribute to this adoption. Here are five of the most promising or significant projects focused on video games. 5. CryptoKitties The latest craze in the cryptocurrency community is Ethereum gaming, a smart …
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What Is WAX?

Statistical studies have shown that more than 200 million gamers purchase US$50 billion worth of virtual assets on an annual basis. However, the majority of those people are faced with high platform transaction fees, and are also vulnerable to having their items stolen by hackers. Additionally, the online gaming marketplace is currently fragmented and makes use of a host of business models that are tailored to suit the demands of gamers from different …
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