Magic creator Richard Garfield released Blockchain Brawlers, a wrestling game. Only available on the blockchain.
This is information you may have missed. Richard Garfield was released a few months ago Blockchain Brawlersa card game that exists on the blockchain.
Richard Garfield. This name will definitely mean something to you. He is the creator of Magic: The Gathering, Keyforge, Kingdom of the Bunnyand the latest King of Monster Islanda King of Tokyo cooperative. The American game designer has released a new card game, Blockchain Brawlersavailable “sell”, virtual, only on the blockchain.
After testing the waters of Keyforgeof extraordinary decks, here he is back with Blockchain Brawlers. A card game available on the blockchain, powered by NFT.
To play it, and to buy the game Blockchain Brawlers you can transfer the NFTs earned and used in the game interchangeably to the blockchain. Simply put, being able to transfer NFTs used in-game to other blockchains through bridges will bring the gaming, video and social industries to the next level. Digital, 3.0 (at least).
The first batch of NFTs Blockchain Brawlerscalled “Founder’s Edition”, consists of 100 NFTs that come in 4 different editions: Standard, Hardcore, Cage Match and Death Match. Each of these boosters Blockchain Brawlers of NFT plays a key role in Richard Garfield’s new play.
To “assure” us (you’ll appreciate the quotation marks), Blockchain Brawlers not based on NFT and blockchain speculation or monetization. We are here to play. and no, you won’t find this game in stores.
The world is divided into four categories: people who do not understand blockchain, those who pretend to understand something about it, and those who real not good at math.
Blockchain. To say the term is trendy is an understatement. For many years now, the word blockchain has been on the lips of web specialists. An English word that can be translated as “block chain”.
Behind this neologism hides a The technology appeared in 2008. A blockchain that will be the ferment of the future revolution in all professions, including finance, but not only. The board game too, like this one Blockchain Brawlersthe card game by Richard Garfield.
Blockchain sounds promising. That is profoundly changing the organization of transactions, small or large. That’s all.
Originally designed to manage Bitcoin electronic money, the blockchain is a register of transactions from one Internet user to another and is completely decentralized. It is a method of control spread by computers, algorithms related to cryptocurrencies.
It is a technique of storing information, without body control. Each person who participates has on his computer his own copy of this register that is updated in real time and thanks to encryption, it cannot be changed or falsified. obviously, this chain of blocks has no intermediaries.
Blockchain Brawlers. snow block
Blockchain Brawlers so the blockchain was launched a few months ago. The card game is 1 in 1. It is a wrestling video game in card game mode.
The game is fun, frenetic, simple and accessible. Good Richard Garfield. The rules are here.
To play it, you just need to:
- A Wax account, to manage your blockchain and NFT expenses
- 11 cards in total, which include:
- cards numbered from 1 to 8
- 1 Attack
- 1 Ridicule
- 1 End
Each game, each game consists of several rounds. You start by drawing 2 cards.
- A “face up” card to show the opponent (the Setup card)
- A “face down” card (the Slam Card) is revealed later
Set your damage multiplier to 1, 2, or 3, depending on if you think you’ll win the round… or you can fold if you think you’ll lose the round.
Win Round 1 in 3 ways
- By having a score of 2 cards higher
- By folding your opponent
- By winning a round that includes a BEND on you and/or your opponent.
Win the match by winning rounds until your opponent’s health is zero.
Blockchain Brawlers so get along bluff and bet.
And all this is played only on the blockchain, not in real life, and not on Steam or any other video game platform. With the possibility of getting NFTs to tell the story.
With this game, Richard Garfield moves the 3.0 cursor to the game, video, card, society. Will we soon see Bruno Cathala or Antoine Bauza try NFT?
The game is here.
Article written by Gus. Editor-in-chief of Gus&Co. Teaching at the School of Comics and Illustration, working in the world of games since 1989 as an author and journalist.
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