CryptoGamification: What it is, how it works, and how it’s disrupting the gaming industry

Shaun
Nov 16, 2021
Crypto & Blockchain
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The terms NFT and Buy NFT: Google Searches have reached new peaks in the mainstream media.

The conversation around NFTs and buying NFTs is becoming more mainstream, and Google searches have reached new peaks. Investors tend to buy NFTs when the price is low and sell NFTs when the price is high, so there might be a good time to buy soon. A growing number of people are interested in digital collectibles. NFT and Buy NFT is terms you might encounter if you spend any time learning about crypto.

The volume of trading in Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and Litecoin is particularly notable; NFTs are pegged to all three, and all three have seen significant increases in trading volume. Also notable is the increase in the total quantity of NFTs traded. But will CryptoGamification disrupt the gaming industry, and why?

CryptoGamification: What it is, how it works and how it’s disrupting the gaming industry

What is the impact of NFTs on the traditional financial market?

This year, by contrast, NFTs have become a standard investment tool. When there are trades of NFTs, retail investors are usually also present. Most of the trading volume is accounted for by Bitcoin, but there is a small and growing amount of trading in altcoins.

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Do blockchains present a new economic model?

If blockchains are going to change the world, it is not just technology. It is economics, psychology, and human behavior. For blockchains to reach their potential, people will need a new economic model, a new way to value things, and a new way to think about money.

For that to happen, people will have to change their behavior, and that cannot just happen. If you want to understand blockchains, you have to study human nature. If you want to understand human nature, you have to look at gaming. Gaming and blockchains are closely linked. The games people play, whether digital or tabletop, are written in code. And the code for the games is also often the behavior model.

What made you want to join the gaming and blockchain space?

Games reward players for completing tasks, achieving goals, and competing with other players. If you accept these assumptions, the question becomes: Why would people play these games?

People play these games for the same reasons they gamble:

1. They enjoy the feeling of winning.
2. They enjoy the feeling of overcoming obstacles.
3. They enjoy the feeling of taking their winnings.
4. They enjoy the feeling of getting better.
5. They like being part of a community.
6. They like the feeling of making progress.

Blockchain technology has some interesting applications outside cryptocurrencies, including gaming.

NFTs have been touted as the future of gaming, but is this realistic?

The short answer is no. The blockchain, with its distributed database, peer-to-peer architecture, and ability to verify and verify transactions, has tremendous potential.

However, the latency-heavy nature of the blockchain and the relative absence of a protocol for NFTs mean that blockchain gaming will never be more than a niche. The blockchain is a distributed database, meaning that each node stores a copy of the database. However, only nodes that validate and process transactions (i.e miners) can update their copies.

What is meant by peer-to-peer architecture?

The peer-to-peer architecture means there are no intermediaries between the nodes, and it is this core characteristic that has led to such an impressive rise in the cryptocurrency market.
However, a peer-to-peer architecture is problematic for gaming. The consensus mechanism, which decides which transactions are valid, is the consensus mechanism that ensures nodes keep up to date.

If no node can update its copy, all nodes are holding an outdated copy of the database. A node that updates its copy must first update every other node in the network, and these are the nodes that validate and process transactions.

What is the function of the consensus mechanism?

The consensus mechanism determines which updates are valid, and this means that a node that updates its copy must validate and process every single update to ensure every node is up to date with its copy. The consensus mechanism also determines which updates should be validated and processed by each node. This means that a node that updates its copy cannot validate and process new updates until every other node has validated and processed by updating its copies.

CryptoGamification: What it is, how it works and how it’s disrupting the gaming industry

How does CryptoGamification disrupt the gaming industry?

So, what impact does CryptoGamification have on the gaming industry? Well, it changes how we view gaming and earn rewards. Here are a few examples of the most notable impact:

  • New Play-to-Earn Model: In gaming's natural setting, you usually pay to win. You'll buy in-game items to help you towards becoming better than artificial intelligence or online players. With NFT gaming, you'll play to earn rewards on the blockchain. You can then sell or trade these NFTs, so it becomes a source of income instead of an expense with no real-world value.
  • The rise of PtE Guilds: New gaming guilds are available that allow you to rent assets for games, which gives them a source of income. The players can then play to earn rewards, so it's a win-win situation for both sides.
  • Open access to assets across games: A new term being touted by NFT games is "interoperability." With normal games on PCs and consoles, you can't take items you win in a game and use them in a different one. When it comes to NFT gaming, you can easily use all your earned assets in any titles you play, giving you more freedom.

What might be the reason that NFT and Buy NFT reach new peaks in Google searches?

Buying NFTs is like buying stocks: you buy them and hope they go up. But NFTs are more like collectible art. They are intended to be unique, and their value depends in part on scarcity.

You can buy NFTs through websites, but the best way to buy them is by trading with friends. This takes a little know-how. There are websites, such as CryptoKitties, that buy and sell NFTs. But they are also designed to be collectible, so their value rises and falls with the market.

This is why they are sometimes called "digital collectible" instead of "digital assets”. Another website lets you trade NFTs by listing offers and asking for offers. But you have to write a description of what you are offering, which makes it harder to trade.

So most people do not use websites to trade NFTs. Instead, they trade through friends.

NFTs are mostly traded on Discord, a chat service popular with gamers. There are other chat services, including Slack, but Discord reaches more people. And it has a built-in NFT exchange, where you can trade NFTs with anyone on Discord. NFTs are pretty big, so transactions take a long time. Trading cryptos, by contrast, takes seconds.

Discord takes fees from transactions, so the bigger the transaction, the more it has to pay. And Discord's NFT exchange is more or less equivalent to a stock exchange, so each transaction affects the price of NFTs, making it more expensive to buy them.

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  1. look at the price today said on November 16, 2021 at 9:04 am
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    yeah absolutely no, so much nonsense…i hate “crypto”stuff, they ruin pc hardware market. also i cant help to think that scalper are the result of these “crypto” crazed shit.

  2. Lindsay said on November 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm
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    Disrupting the industry? My arse it is.

    1. Nebulus said on November 16, 2021 at 2:08 pm
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      Actually, this crap IS disrupting the gaming industry. In a very bad way.

  3. Derek Teague said on November 16, 2021 at 12:09 pm
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    Please stop this series

  4. Anonymous said on November 16, 2021 at 12:41 pm
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    Thanks, i hate it.

  5. Yan said on November 16, 2021 at 2:35 pm
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    No more articles about NFT, please.

  6. just an Ed said on November 16, 2021 at 3:29 pm
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    Unlike other commenters, I find this series interesting. While I think it will all come to grief (both crypto and fiat), I think it worthwhile to know what is going on and how the younger set see the world. I’m 67 and neither game nor code, but I’m not dead yet and do believe all this will in time affect everyone. That those here hate what is happening has no bearing on this, as it’s happening regardless. To inform doesn’t imply promotion. For myself, this is the first I’m hearing about NFT’s. As for my opinion on its sustainability, does Tulip Craze ring a bell? Sadly, the world can remain irrational for longer than i like; and at this point, the entire planet has lost it. I can guaranty, however, many here would think I’ve lost it; so take it all with a grain of salt. :-)

  7. Ross Presser said on November 16, 2021 at 4:55 pm
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    I estimate equal chances for which will die first: cryptocurrency, NFTs, or civilization (from climate change). None of them will list 100 years.

  8. Phillip said on November 16, 2021 at 5:17 pm
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    Who’s paying to promote this crap?

    1. Lindsay said on November 17, 2021 at 7:40 am
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      I too would like to know

  9. Anonymous said on November 16, 2021 at 8:01 pm
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    I think the most cool thing about this would be the universal assets. That would give it more value to a “game skin” since you are not tied to one game. You can even create your own style and use it on many games.

    Not only that. If an API gets developed maybe the game developers can choose what collections they want to be available on their games preventing scams and stolen stuff. Imagine someone create a bootleg hyperbeast collection…well big games will not implement it because they now its stolen. Losing all their value on the way. You would lose money because that stolen collection it’s not being used anywhere.

    You can use a proof of stake based cryptocurrency before you pinch me with the environmental thing.

  10. ULBoom said on November 16, 2021 at 9:04 pm
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    Someone needs some fresh air. Silly trendy “tech” word of the month. It’s gaining momentum, look out!

    A penny you have is worth the same as one I have. Fungible, as are electrons, although pennies are real.

    I made some money recently selling Dogecoin I bought as a lark long ago. It was cheap and the little spitz dog was cute. Fanpeople were raising the price of something imaginary so fast because E Lawn or some other idol said so? Projection from silly cat videos? Who cares?! Sell, sell, sell.

    Next is frangible.

  11. o said on November 16, 2021 at 9:42 pm
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    wow please stop with this nonsense, it’s really annoying

  12. Anonymous said on November 16, 2021 at 11:44 pm
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    “What might be the reason that NFT and Buy NFT reach new peaks in Google searches?”

    Maybe the same reason why ghacks suddenly started developing a mania on the subject and the last tor browser update just added a blockchain search engine, a coordinated ad campaign ?

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