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Make no mistakes, Blockchain is just starting and WAX is leading

This is a tough period for blockchain projects. The recent price movements are creating panic and fear but there are a few projects that continue building. One of these projects is WAX and it has been announcing some very exciting stuff. I’m not talking about things that will be made in the future, I’m talking about …

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OPSkins Claims Early Success For Blockchain VGO Item Economy

Following its launch on 21 June, OPSkins has been trumping the success of its new collectible token economy VGO. According to DappRadar, VGO is already top-ranked in the Collectibles category with a 7-day transaction volume valued at 394.42 ETH (around $180,000) and 9,929 transactions. In comparison, during the same period, CryptoKitties’ (which is ranked as a game) volume was …

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WAX’s Malcolm CasSelle On Building The Ultimate Game Item Marketplace On The Blockchain

When it comes to retrospectively fitting blockchain to an existing product, there are few more dynamic transitions than that being implemented by WAX. Created by the team behind secondary game item marketplace OPSkins, WAX – formally the Worldwide Asset eXchange – is nothing less than the attempt to take the centralized OPSkins marketplace and fully decentralize it. …

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WAX Platform: Cross-Blockchain Integration, Airdrops, and More

WAX would like to share some of what we have been building recently, specifically how non-fungible tokens (NFTs) will interact with the WAX Blockchain, and, how the WAX Blockchain Bridge Service will enable any NFT to be traded on a variety of blockchains (only the Ethereum and EOS blockchains are depicted in the image above, however, this …

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4 Reasons That Decentralization is the New P2P

The unprecedented growth of blockchain and impending ubiquity of decentralization has shaken up established business and traditional technology. At the forefront of this is the evolution of traditional P2P networks and marketplaces into decentralized marketplaces that eliminate a number of the intermediaries that make online marketplaces clunky and inefficient. Learn more…

How Blockchain Can Solve Problems in Exchanging Virtual Goods

There are a number of major problems in the market for virtual goods that need to be solved. With centralized virtual goods exchanges, it’s extremely expensive to set up a virtual asset exchange, requiring millions of dollars in software capital expenditure, so most parties never have the opportunity to set one up. Second, there is …

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The Ultimate in Safe Anonymity: Why Transfer Agents and Tokenization are the Solution

The advent of blockchain has enabled a network of users to maintain and update a general ledger of ownership through cryptography. This is known as tokenization, and it allows individuals to exchange real-world items at low costs with minimal risk. However, tokenization only enforces ownership of items on the blockchain. The delivery and facilitation of …

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Brian Fargo: Blockchain will innovate the entire gaming industry

WAX sat down with legendary game developer Brian Fargo to gather his thoughts on WAX, blockchain and gaming. My interest in WAX began with the greatest white paper I’ve ever read (and I’ve read a lot of them!). The huge number of direct transactions possible is not only incredible to witness, but also fuels the …

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Understanding a New Token

Understanding a new token’s mechanics can be pretty difficult. Not only do you have to understand the actual mechanisms, but the mechanisms don’t make much sense outside of the context of the goals. As we’ve explained before, WAX Tokens are meant to be used by a specific audience: gamers. In order to understand some of …

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