- LiteBringer, a fantasy RPG sport developed by Cipsoft, is now on the Litecoin blockchain.
- Customers want a small quantity of Litecoin to play the sport, as all in-game transactions use the cryptocurrency.
- Video games have used blockchain tech beforehand, however that is the primary time an enormous sport has been launched on the Litecoin blockchain.
LiteBringer, the PC-based sport developed by CipSoft, has gone dwell right this moment. The fantasy-themed RPG runs on the Litecoin blockchain, giving gamers the flexibility to earn and commerce Litecoin by finishing quests and trades.
Many video games have entered the blockchain house in latest months. Between a retro House Invaders arcade machine paying out rewards in Nano, and Satoshi’sGames’ Lightnite shooter letting gamers commerce and compete for Bitcoin, the connection between cryptocurrency and gaming is rising. Nonetheless, LiteBringer is the primary time an enormous sport has established itself on the Litecoin blockchain.
“LiteBringer embraces the revolutionary potential of the blockchain like few video games earlier than. As a very decentralized software, the entire sport takes place within the Litecoin blockchain, with no servers concerned, giving the gamers unprecedented management over the sport,” CipSoft stated on the LiteBringer website.
LiteBringer gamers will have the ability to leverage the Litecoin blockchain to degree up their RPG characters, commerce in-game content material with different gamers, and earn Litecoin via the sport itself. Every time a participant performs a transaction with in-game loot, resembling buying a brand new weapon or beauty content material for his or her character, that transaction will happen on the Litecoin blockchain.
In different phrases, entry to the sport is totally reliant on a participant’s entry to Litecoin. Even character creation and mission availability is tied to Litecoin, so gamers will want at the least a small quantity of the cryptocurrency of their pockets to begin taking part in the sport.
“LiteBringer takes safety and true possession to the subsequent degree as a result of actually each sport operation is engraved into the blockchain,” Ulrich Schlott, lead product supervisor at CipSoft, instructed decentralized app tracker Dappradar.
To safe their belongings, gamers will even have a password and personal key which can guarantee others can not entry their account.
With each in-game transaction occurring on the blockchain, LiteBringer builders particularly selected Litecoin as essentially the most appropriate host for the sport. “LiteBringer may be very susceptible to spikes in transaction charges. If there’s a spike—which occurs in Ethereum every now and then, our sport would change into unplayable for this era,” the neighborhood supervisor at LiteBringer instructed Decrypt, underneath the pseudonym Constantin (CipSoft has a coverage of utilizing pseudonyms after staff had been threatened over a earlier sport).
“Our sport wants a blockchain with low transaction prices which don’t spike,” Constantin added.
In accordance with Constantin, one other benefit to utilizing the Litecoin blockchain is the chance for gamers to actually personal their belongings. “As an example the well-known sport Crypto Kitties: the kittie is a token whose information will get interpreted by a server. The token with out the server is only a piece of gibberish information.”
In distinction, LiteBringer presents true token possession to gamers. Constantin stated, “Our sport is totally different. So long as there’s a shopper and a miner, LiteBringer is immortal—and so are your belongings.”