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Economic Musings

Economic Musings

Thoughts on economics - systemic, investments, and cryptocurrencies


Monsters lose all abilities - it's not ALL about the Peaceful Giant! (Splinterlands Challenge of the Week)

5 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Neutral Peaceful Giant. As Splinterlands cards go this is about as basic as they come! No buffs, slow as you like but massive health. You hardly ever see this card played, except in...

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Fire Spitter from the Dragon Splinter The Fire Spitter was (many moons ago) a reward card, and it's a great little card for the mana at a low level - if you can just get him up to leve

28 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Fire Spitter from the Dragon Splinter The Fire Spitter was (many moons ago) a reward card, and it's a great little card for the mana at a low level - if you can just get him up to l...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Melee Mayhem!

20 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Naga Fire Wizard from the Fire Splinter. I don't play Fire, and so I use the Fire Splinter challenges to just showcase an interesting battle for the week, and here's one featuring me...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Naga Warrior

13 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the classic Beta Naga Warrior from the Water Splinter I've got my Naga Warrior up to level 6, where she picks up the enrage buff to go along with the retaliate ability she starts with,...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Spineback Wolf

31 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

  This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Spineback wolf from the Death splinter This is one of those 'old forgotten beta cards that you really see in battle these days - he's fairly average for a 'reach' card - good spee...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Chicken Difference

15 Mar 2021 1 minute read 1 comment RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the anything but neutral Furious Chicken, hands down the crowing glory of the entire Splinterland's canon, period... This remains the only 0 mana card which makes it invaluable in low m...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Earth Elemental

27 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Water Elemental from the Earth Splinter This is one of the cheaper rare Beta cards and one of the first I maxed out. It's a pretty decent card to play at the back of a deck - 5 mana...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Stonesplitter Orc

22 Feb 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Stonesplitter Orc from the Earth Splinter. The nice thing about this Rare card is that he gets pretty awesome by level 6, when he hits max damage of 5, for a reasonable speed, and w...

Binance Smart Chain - A More Affordable Route into Defi than Hive...

16 Feb 2021 6 minute read 1 comment RealSociology

If you want to get into liquidity pools but find ETH gas fees prohibitively expensive then two much cheaper alternatives you can use, via Binance Smart Chain, are: autofarm network and Pancake Swap These two sites both offer several options for sta...

Splinterlands Challenge of the Week: Grim Reaper

14 Feb 2021 3 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

This week's Splinterlands Challenge of the Week was to showcase the Grim Reaper from the Death Splinter. Despite his wider world reputation, the Grim Reaper isn't that terrifying in the Splinterlands - he is pretty much 'average' - at Level 7, one b...