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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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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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eSports and Virtual Goods Applications of Blockchain Technologies | WAX Token

Blockchain will be a game changer for eSports, and there there are dozens of different applications of blockchain and tokenization that are directly applicable to the eSports and virtual goods trading industries. Applications of blockchain within the virtual goods industry is very important given the explosive growth that has occurred (and will continue to occur). …

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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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Gaming Skin Trading: A $50 billion industry ripe for blockchain disruption

What you just saw was a “skin,” a customization to the way a particular virtual weapon in the video game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive can look like. This particular version, the Souvenir AWP | Dragon Lore, warranted a mind-boggling $35,000 price tag. Just like a tangible collector’s item, the rarity of the skin itself gives it …

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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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