Play These Interesting Games And Win Crypto

Age of Rust

Age of Rust is a dark sci-fi adventure game that lets users earn crypto and crypto items while exploring a unique universe in locations like abandoned space stations, mysterious caverns and ruins on far away worlds, and by solving complex puzzles on their way. The in-game treasure hunt is worth 20 bitcoins. These are rewarded in different cryptocurrencies including Rustbits, Enjin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin. Players must howerver, possess certain tokens or crypto to be eligible to unlock higher reward tiers which also feature more difficult puzzles. The prizes can be won in tiers with Tier 1 rewards including Rustbits or Age of Rust blockchain game items; Tier 2 rewards include Rustbits, Ethereum or Enjin coins; while Tier 3 Treasure Hunt feature 4 BTC and 20 BTC Treasures. The puzzles are skill-based and often difficult to solve, though players will be helped along with in-game hints.

The Tier 1 puzzles can take up to 1-2 days to solve, while the Second Tier puzzles average 2-3 weeks and the Tier 3 puzzles average several months to crack. However, players can unlock rewards by solving the puzzles earlier than expected. The time gauges are just estimates based on difficulty of these puzzles. Players do not need to understand anything about cryptography or crypto to be able to solve the puzzles and win. Furthermore, 100 Rustbits or more are required to be able to play the final release but players can get early access by holding certain tokens in their Enjin wallet. The latter also allows users to be involved in early releases and test the game before launch.

First of all, the game has an ERC-1155 (check more details on additional to main ERC protocols) in-game cryptocurrency called Rustbit that's based on the Ethereum network, and can be used to buy, sell and trade in-game items. These tradeable items are stored on a user's crypto wallet which is independent from the game. In-game items sell for between 1000-10,000 Rustbits depending on how rare and special they are. Players can also trade with other players for cheaper items that can also be traded outside of the gaming environment. Cards on the in-game platform can be used to award players special items and capabilities. These can also be melt down to claim the Enjin coins that are inside of them.

Age of Rust is involved in a singular multiverse with Age of Rust, 9Live Arena, CryptoFights, War of Crypto, Bitcoin Hodler and Forest Knight. This means that their worlds are connected to make it possible to trade items that are represented by ERC-1155 tokens, across their platforms. Overall, it's hoped that players will use these items to have a seamless experience with each and every game which includes being locked into the multiverse for all of their gaming needs.

The game also features 3 puzzle types, the first being adventure-progress puzzles such as moving a hidden lever to open a door; the second being crypto puzzles which are hidden puzzles that require skill and thought to unlocck in addition to crypto items in the players wallet. Third kind of puzzle is a crypto-treasure hunt where players can win up to 20 bitcoins by unraveling several puzzles, hints and clues.

CryptoAssault

CryptoAssault is a game in which players can buy units (with Ether) that are unique and tradeable ERC-721 tokens. These units are available for purchase alongside description of their capabilities, from the inventories they are sold for a limited time and when the first tournament is over, sales of the Genesis units will stop to sell and no more will be created.

The rarer units have better battle stats and larger territory radius. Players can then use these units to build armies to fight others. The battles take place in 3D world where players try to capture territories, mine resources and battle other units. A unit owns land around it but can expand as it captures territories from other units owned by other players. Each unit refuels for 3 hours after every move and has a maximum distance that it can travel at a time. Ground units need to avoid water, trees, mountains and other ground units while aerial units can fly over most obstacles.

Units are rewarded through capturing more territory around them and the reward is based on the amount of land they own at any given time.

Players can win more prizes in Ether if a satellite containing huge reward lands within their territory. To understand how this can happen, it's important to begin by understanding how a match can play out. Each of the units starts playing from the edge. All land is not equal but divided into rings and rings have more value as players approach towards the center. Satellites have also best chances of dropping at the land in the center ring. To access the inner rings, players need to increase their units' star-ratings. Fusing 3 units of the same type can also increase its star rating. Older units can also collect more land rewards.

All available resources are placed randomly on the land map. Units can be used to mine resources that unlock upgrades and crafting abilities.  Players can also join alliances to coordinate attacks, defenses and bases.

Crypto Treasures

Crypto Treasures is a mobile treasure hunt game in which players can complete various quests, trivia games and other mini games to unlock Gold ( the game's in-game currency), treasure chests, items, collectibles, and crypto coins including the featured Phoneum token PHM.

It works on mobile phone and is built on the Phoneum platform. In addition to PHM, players can find other crypto treasure including ETH and even BTC.

In it, players can learn about the crypto revolution through gamification and they can also connect with other gamers in the hub and play and earn. Additionally, they'll also be able to find Patch Badges & Crypto Treasures that have built-in wallets.

FindBitcoin.cash

Findbitcoin.cash is a project with some sense of adventure in which users and supporters of Bitcoin Cash can both hide and search for BCH wallets hidden anywhere in the world. Think crypto geocaching. For whatever reasons they might want hide and find -- fun, advertising crypto or places etc. Findbitcoin.cash is a geocaching Findbitcoin.cash treasure hunt game among the many geocaching games, which trend has been so far popular.

Those wanting to hide Bitcoin Cash will need to generate a BCH wallet and then print a Bitcoin Cash-loaded paper wallet as well, and hide it in an obscure location. The website has own paper wallet generator which helps people to generate private and public key pairs when creating BCH paper wallets. The person hiding BCH will then provide the public key in the Findbitcoin.cash listings along with a hint about where the treasure can be found. It is recommended that the person geocaching the wallet prints out two copies of each wallet they are going to hide so that if anything happens to the hidden wallet, for instance being compromised by weather, or it taking too long to be recovered, then there can be a backup. The wallet hidden contains the private keys in QR code that the person who finds it can use it to possess and transfer the crypto. Users who chose to hide BCH must remember not to expose the QR code in photos.

In addition, users are advised to use a plastic ziplock bag to protect their paper wallets or, alternatively, laminate it. 

Mythereum

Mythereum is an online MMO multiplayer, digital trading card game built on the Ethereum blockchain on which players can build unique decks of collectible cards, challenge others to engage in battle, claim unique territories and strategize with others to win free Ethereum.

Mythereum Cards used are each a unique Ethereum blockchain-based asset that can be traded, transferred, or sold either directly or on third-party marketplaces like OpenSea. Each pack of cards includes random cards from the latest edition of the game and as players play, they can gather Mythex, which is an ERC-20 token that can be redeemed for new cards or spent to upgrade to new ones. Cards come in editions, each with a maximum number of cards to ever be minted. The edition for which cards are sold out is no longer be available once all cards have been minted but players can obtain any cards from past editions from players who are willing to trade or sell them. Some of the editions that were previously released include: Genesis, Awakening and the Free-to-Play Survivor Edition, from which every account can claim up to 30 cards.

Players can combine cards to build decks from different editions and this acts as an initial battle strategy with a specific score depending on the resulting combination of the cards. These cards don't have to be bought to win or may be exclusive. The game is free to play and there will be periodic tournaments (both free-to-play tournaments and paid-entry tournaments) with real ETH prizes contributed by mythereum team and funded by ongoing card sale proceeds. The platform also features a marketplace where players can buy and trade game items. As of now, Mythereum's partners include Brave browser, Discord, OpenSea and Portis.

Satoshi’s Treasure

Satoshi’s Treasure is a game sponsored by Primitive Ventures and other prominent investors that's targeted towards colleges and universities around the world. During the game's main competition, which is already ongoing, students solve different puzzles and riddles to hunt for cryptographic keys hidden in different places around the internet and physical world (both online and offline in different physical places in printed and pasted formats or coded in the images of physical places). Throughout the process, players are required to collaborate with each other in teams in order to help each other unlock the price of $1 million worth of bitcoin.

The funds are hidden into 1,000 fragments requiring a minimum of 400 key fragments to move them. Then those fragments are hidden allover so collaboration is a must for any team to find the minimum fragments required to unlock the price. Students can use clues to solve the puzzles and find the private keys to unlock funds, can unravel clues the way they want, and even sell leads to others if they want.

The team behind the project plans on launching an app to help players track clues and updates. This app is will not be a required download for players, but it will be a conduit for sponsorship and partnership opportunities with external brands. Besides, they will also encourage the development of software by students, to help unravel the mysteries on the platform or store the found out puzzles and uncoded messages.

In addition to the $1 million reward, there will be smaller rewards associated with campus scavenger hunts and self-custody workshops starting in mid-September of this year. Even now, top cryptography foundations and teams are also contributing by building puzzles on their own.

Overall, this game also offers a unique opportunity for students in different parts of the world to learn about crypto and blockchain. According to Primitive Ventures co-founder Eric Meltzer, who is the game’s co-creator, many students who are interested in the blockchain world have chosen to participate in the game because their schools don't give them enough opportunities in their desired space yet. Therefore the team behind the project is looking to provide resources for these different student groups.

Satoshi’s Treasure co-founder Jessica Wang, told CoinDesk earlier this month that students are the future of the blockchain and crypto industry and they'll be including smaller prizes in the game to attract more students. She also reportedly said they would hide puzzles in physical locations, all around the world, adding that a lot of the game's current traffic was coming from United States and Canada, followed by Russia, France and Indonesia. Additionally, over time, the game's team will host custody-focused seminars in North America that will also act as another way to connect users from all over the world. 

Tezos Hunt

The team which is building Satoshi's Treasure has also announced a partnership with Tezos to create The Tezos Hunt, a multiplayer game of skill where people can solve difficult puzzles and technical problems for the benefit of Tezos and broader cryptocurrency community.

Participants in the Tezos Hunt would be rewarded in Tezos tokens or TEZ (XTZTez) from a prize pool of 1 million XTZ.

Built on top of dedicated smart contracts, it rewards its participants more immediately compared to the Satoshi's Treasure hunt game. According to the team's website, the many software written for Satoshi's Treasure for hunters to find and store keys and clues, will in the end benefit the Tezos ecosystem. According to the website, the team says they expect new tools to come up to enable participants to interact with the Hunt contracts, store and potentially even sell reward tokens, and parse through the plethora of new clues in the Tezos Hunt.

Individuals can play in the Tezos mini-hunt, which has a prize of 5000 XTZ, and which started on September 10, pending launch of mainnet Tezos Hunt when contract audit is finalized by the team.

The ST Prize's smart contract will enter pay-out mode once enough tokens to claim the entire 1M XTZ pot have been transferred to it. That's when hunters will be able to receive their XTZ prizes in exchange for the Prize Tokens they’ve accumulated. With this, it's important to remember that the hunt is expected to take 1 year or so to conclude. However, participants can sell their NFT tokens used on Tezos Hunt in the open market if they do not want to wait that long to get rewarded in XTZ at the end of the hunt.

Xaya

Xaya, the blockchain-based decentralized online video gaming platform, hosts games that have human mining but also features free trading and marketplace where gamers can buy gaming items. Xaya is releasing the Taurion game this year and for that reason, it's also hosting game competitions where gamers can win real cryptocurrencies by playing video games online.

The Taurion Treasure Hunt Competition started on 6th September until 15th October and is now hosting competitions where players can win up to $6,400 in ETH/BTC and $3000 worth of DIVI cryptocurrency (20x 10,000 DIVI). Gamers can also win $3,500 in referrals and 40 in-game items including 30x necklace chains, miner hats and horn helmets. A total of $13,000 in cash prizes. There also is $1000 gold prizes to five players.

In combat, where a player can auto attack anyone of an opposing faction within 10 hex range, a top killer can make $200 while at the same time, achieving top killer fame results in another $200 from Xaya.

To start with Taurion, users are required to run a dedicated XAYA blockchain node which is as easy as downloading and installing XAYA Electron wallet on Windows. Select "pre-download" the chain when installing the wallet. To play the game, a starter game vehicle that can be bought with CHI per unit in order to take part. However, with a free sign up you can get a free account, 3 free car units and a small amount of CHI for transaction fees to start playing Taurion. A player clicks the prospect button and waits for up to 10 count down to know if they have won a prize.

The various gems are hidden on the Taurion planet for players to discover them over time. BTC/ETH prizes can be won as 5 Gold prizes totaling to $,000 each in BTC/ETH prizes. There are 50 Silver Prizes each worth $20 and 20, 000 Bronze prizes. Among the actions include game running in Decentraland (called Battle Racers) which involves arcade games where players can build, race and battle model cars on arcade-sized tracks while competing with other players. Users can tokenize their cars and participate in special competitions to win loot car parts.

On Decimated post-apocalyptic survival game, users can win 10, 000 DIO Coins hidden on Taurion in packs of 200, by playing 3rd person survival role playing games. On Dissolution FPS, players can compete in teams to win 50 Dissolution Founders Tokens (DFTs), while 30, 000 SHR coins by a sharing and renting platform ShareRing are hidden on Taurion for players to find. Users can also compete to win $3,000 USD in DIVI coins, or 200,000 DIVI hidden on Taurion in 20 x 10,000 DIVI coins staking and masternode project. Uptrend, the decentalized social media platform and publishing network, is sharing 10,000 1UP coins with players as hidden gems in 20x500 coins on the Taurion map.

Maintained by Autonomous Worlds Ltd, Xaya became involved in Namecoin for as early as 2011 and later forked Namecoin to build world's first blockhain game Huntercoin. Founders then started Chimaera project in 2018 and and launched XAYA blockchain in the same year. The first game to launch on the blockchain was Treat Fighter. Being a decentralized gaming platform, the prizes won and the mechanism is provable with odds for prizes accessible on Github here. However, currently they are hosting four games, including Turion. Others are Huntercoin, XayaShips, and Soccer Manager Elite (a blockchain game that runs on the Xaya platfom and which offers a limited number of elite games).

The platform also has a cryptocurrency called CHI, which players can used to buy game items and for entry into competitions, among other things. To make it possible, they are partnering with a host of crypto projects that have included their prizes for gamers to win, including Uptrennd, Divi, Decimated and others listed on this page.

Upcoming launch

 

Crypto Millionnaire Board Game

The launch edition of Crypto Millionaire board game will be launching this month next week. The game is a 2-6 players game catering for ages 8 and above. It will feature crypto projects such as RavenCoin, NaNo, Aeron, Ternio, BadCoin, NEM, Bitcoin, Boost, Neblio, WebDollar, Rapids, DragonChain, SelfKey, Divi, Skycoin, and PAC Global. Players can win up to 1 million of cryptocurrencies by playing with family and friends alike. The games are suitable for children and adults alike with an average adult game lasting about an hour and a half.

Game cards are built around various themes to help educate users about crypto or make the game more interesting. They include Crypto Cards from which users can choose from 16 different cryptocurrencies to build their portfolio, STO cards that can help educate users on Security Token Offerings, Wild Cards, and Market Rising Cards that are about people profiting from their crypto portfolios. Additionally, they also include: Events and Lesson cards that are about participating in events and lessons related to crypto trading, and Seasoned Investor Cards that are about offering players or card holders opportunities to invest in high stake ICOs. In the end, these are just some of the initial types included in the game, with more to come. 

The game was created by Jason Burwood who is passionate about board games but also got into crypto in December 2017 and bought Bitcoin and Ethereum for the first time in January 2018. Excited about melding blockchain and crypto with the board game world, he envisions the game helping crypto become mainstream and adopted by masses. There is no requirement to be knowledgeable about blockchain to participate and that can help anyone who is interested in playing board games to get to know crypto in an interesting and fun way. No need for crypto when playing. When playing, crypto enthusiasts get an opportunity to share their crypto passion and interest with others and the game is family-friendly and can be played by people of all ages.

For crypto projects, they now have the ability to introduce their work to players of this game in interesting ways. Overall, this means a project's details are printed on cards, on game guides and on manuals in the box, and any project can contact the team to learn more details of getting included. Think magazine type advertising, except on a board game. Those needing to be included in the next edition can get into contact with the team.

For crypto and gamers, the Crypto Millionaire game is also holding a Kickstarter that will continue until next month where backers can pledge as little as $23 to fund the development of the game. It is expected to start shipping or delivery to customers in December of this year. The VIP Launch Club will receive one copy of the game and Value Backers will receive 3 copies of the game.

David Kariuki

David Kariuki likes to regard himself as a freelance tech journalist who has written and writes widely about a variety of tech issues that affect our society daily, including cryptocurrencies (see cryptomorrow.com and coinpedia.org); climate change (cleanleap.com), OpenSim and virtual reality (see hypergridbusiness.com). He is currently pursuing a MSc in Environmental Management at Open University. He does write here not to offer any investment advise but with the intention of informing audience, and articles in here are of his own opinion. Anyone willing to use any opinion here as advise to invest in crypto should obviously take own responsibility and accountability of their losses (or benefits) thereof. You can reach me at eqariu@gmail.com or david@cryptomorrow.com

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