A Journey in Upland
A Journey in Upland

A Journey in Upland

This blog is dedicated to the blockchain-based game Upland (upland.me). Let‘s explore the dynamics behind it and the spirit of community within.


You bought some digital property. Now what? - NFTs in Upland and their use

22 Aug 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Niqestates

Congratulations! You purchased some brand new property in Upland! Probably you already got your certificate that proves your ownership.      But... what now?      What can you actually DO now with your new belonging?        Free goods, free market As...

Are non-fungible tokens (NFTs) art and investment product of the future? A look on Upland

20 Jul 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Niqestates

„Woah, that’s a lot of money that you have in your wallet.“ The llama is astonished. „Yeah, I collect dollar bills,“ I explain. „...that doesn’t make any sense. One dollar is like every other dollar.“ I stared at the llama.  „You mean... if you excha...

UPX - A Theory of Upland Money

28 Jun 2020 4 minute read 4 comments Niqestates

„Look, someone threw their money on the street,“ the llama said.   „Money‘s everywhere on the road. You just have to bow down and pick it up,“ I tried a philosophical answer.   The llama took a sip from its drink.    „Technically money is never lost....

Living in Blockchainia

22 Jun 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Niqestates

“Why do you sit here all alone?“ asked the llama.   “I don’t know,” I replied. “This is quite a big city. I am new, I don’t know many people around.” “Well. I have a secret solution for your problem,” insisted the llama. It handed me a smartphone.  ...

Finally Landlord: The Feeling of your own Digital Property

20 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Niqestates

"It is good to have land"    These are the wise words of an uncle of mine.   And boy, he's right!    After I joined Upland, I got the opportunity to spend my fresh UPX and to purchase my first very own property. The first question that came to my min...

Upland: San Francisco on the Blockchain, here I come!

19 Jun 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Niqestates

Follow me on my journey within the fascinating blockchain world of Upland. Look through the eyes of a newbie that tries to fail himself to the top.     On a windy and cloudy day in June I stumbled upon a small advertisement.    "Upland!"      I can't...