Explainers

Explainers

Longer-form, simple words, information-rich writeups.


What is JPEG Token and Why Is It Up 300% in 20 Days?

3 Apr 2022 4 minute read 0 comments Pa1n

For those who are following my ongoing stream of entries relatively regularly, it should be clear by now that I’m interested in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and decentralized finance (DeFi).  One thing that I’ve been talking about quite a bit on my Twi...

How I turned $200 in $1.1 Million in Less Than a Year with NFTs

27 Mar 2022 5 minute read 4 comments Pa1n

My story is one to beware of. It's a story of quick success and how easy it is to make it crypto. In my specific case - it was NFTs. No, I didn't buy BAYC on launch date, but I did get one later. Here's how I did it.  After a few years spent in crypt...

You Wake Up 70 Years From Now to This: What do You Do, Anon? Pt.1

27 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments Pa1n

You wake up to the warm yet somewhat obnoxious breeze in the air. You barely manage to get on your feet as your strength has yet to return to your muscles. On one side you see a dusty yet perfectly polished katana. There are dried blood spots all ove...

The Most Anticipated NFT Drop of Q1: Ragnarök (What You Need to Know)

24 Mar 2022 6 minute read 0 comments Pa1n

An actual, working demo of the game (not just empty promises or "planned for Q3" bs), lore that excites, art that makes you want to grab your imaginary katana made of lightning and thunder and slash invisible forces of evil (or good, if you're that t...

Upcoming NFT Drop: Particlon, The First Project by Charged Particles

19 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments Pa1n

I’ve spent some time looking at upcoming NFT mints to dive into following my last entry on Tubby Cats and two projects caught my eye, but one of them is already minted - GRAYCRAFT. I will probably take a closer look into it next, but before that, I w...

Tubby Cat NFTs and How Crypto Twitter Caught Fire

15 Mar 2022 9 minute read 1 comment Pa1n

New non-fungible token (NFT) collections pop up literally every single day. In fact, if you dive deeper into the field one of two things are likely to happen (if not both simultaneously): You’ll get horrified or downright repulsed by the lack of cre...