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Skins for The Forge Arena are coming to WAX ExpressTrade!

Skins for this season’s hottest new first-person-shooter PC game title, The Forge Arena, will soon be available on WAX ExpressTrade. Owners of The Forge Arena skins will be able to instantly trade their items to other WAX ExpressTrade users, completely for free. The Forge Arena is yet another game that will use the WAX Blockchain to trade …

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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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Building A Cross-Game Item Future

In-game items are the main drivers of revenue in free-to-play game economies, and yet we’re still a long ways away from unlocking their true potential. Dated game design techniques have kept our items trapped in 1-sided game economies, hidden behind in-app purchase-locked loot boxes. What if we release them from these shackles, and make our in-game items …

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WAX ROI Speculation

In the light of the recent dumps I have been reevaluating my ROI calculation. If we want to put the bar low my ROI calculation is as follows: In 2017 the digital game asset trading market racked up $50 billion. Let’s assume the market grows to about $80 billion, unfortunately I have no numbers to …

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A brief introduction to Worldwide Asset eXchange

What is Worldwide Asset eXchange? WAX, in a nutshell, is a decentralized exchange. More in depth, a blockchain capable of hosting different marketplaces, effortlessly run by users, as decentralized exchanges. Why decentralized? The lack of security, transparency, and efficiency that centralized exchanges have demonstrated has brought about a strong demand for decentralized exchanges. And these continue to …

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Official Statement from OPSkins Regarding the Future of Digital Item Trading

There have been a number of misconceptions circulating since Valve announced on Friday that they will disable OPSkins Steam accounts after three years and six months of uninterrupted service. We would like to clear these misconceptions up, and clarify what this decision means for the future of WAX and OPSkins. Our main points, detailed in this post, are: OPSkins is not …

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Why trading NFTs is safer, faster, and cheaper than other in-game tradable items

Over the last few months, OPSkins has announced the integration of tradable items for 21 non-fungible token (NFT) games. Unfamiliar with NFTs? Read on for details about what they are, how they work, and why they’re safer and easier to trade than items that you’re used to trading. What are NFTs? NFTs are blockchain-based tradable …

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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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