Tag Archives: Bitcoin gaming

Size Matters: A Tale of Two Transaction Types – Unpopular Opinions #19

Unpopular Opinions #19

This is episode 19 of Unpopular Opinions with Ryan Tofil. It matters. Kinda.

These guys are generally huge dopes. But when it comes to microtransactions in video games, they at least try to take a stand. Why? Because they already paid full price for the goodness-danged game and they can't afford to keep forking over the green!

It's Unlopupar Onipions once again, hosted by Ryan Tofil. He's joined this week by a mostly incoherent Bryan …

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What is Bitcoin Gaming? What Are the Best Games?

Bitcoin gaming

Gamification is big news across the digital marketing sector right now. It's the concept of turning some otherwise mundane task, such as sitting through a safety briefing, into a game. The theory is that we will be more engaged, pay better attention and do the task more willingly and effectively.

The notion of Bitcoin games turns the gamification model on its head. Instead of starting with an important task and making a game of it, …

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Crypto and eSports Were Made for Each Other

Cryptocurrencies and eSports share more in common than most people realize. In fact, most people see these two industries as something completely different. One tackles finance while the other focuses on video games, when in fact these two features are intertwined. Video games themselves, the ones you'd find on Steam that are primarily focused on single player experiences, can be ruled out, even if they come with multiplayer options. The whole essence of eSports is …

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Where Bitcoin Might Close the Gap of Mainstream Payments

We all know that Bitcoin today is far from the doubt which accompanied its infancy. While the actual value still fluctuates, the concept as a whole is well established enough that an enormous number of businesses, organizations and even governments are now taking note. That said, there are still a few further steps required before the more apprehensive public might adopt BTC on a wider scale, so which of these could we see as the …

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What If You Could Purchase Fortnite Skins by Watching In-App Advertisements?

Since we have all become inseparable from our smartphones, the market for mobile apps has grown into a behemoth. More than 178 billion apps were downloaded in 2017, with this number expected to grow to nearly 260 billion within the next four years.

Within the app market, there is a voracious consumer appetite for mobile gaming. In January alone, the top ten game publishers received over 185 million downloads. In 2018, mobile gaming is expected …

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Finding the Best Bitcoin Online Poker

Popular online casinos such as 888Poker offer a large variety of banking methods that ensure transactions are fast, offer low to no fees and give you the opportunity to make withdrawals within seconds.

However, with the introduction of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the world of online transactions has changed to become even faster while still including high levels of security. At the same time, these currencies have introduced a new range of risks, especially …

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Monero Forks, Friendly(ish) Ransomware, & More – YMB Podcast E237

This is episode 237 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

If you thought all the Bitcoin forks were bad, get a load of what happened to Monero this week. The privacy-oriented crypto's devs planned a hard fork to reduce the effectiveness of ASICs (something worth discussing in itself). But when all was said and done, four different projects claimed to reject the upgrade and proceed as the original Monero. This …

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Sweden to Welcome iGaming Operators, Impacting Crypto Industry

Nordic countries are the richest in Europe, and the local population consists of quite a few gambling lovers. However, the authorities of these countries have kept a closed policy, allowing only certain governmental monopolies to operate in the countries. Next to this, the governments were fighting unauthorized gambling operators by blocking the payment transactions that were sent to or from such operators. This has made the bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies very popular in the region. …

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