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Splinterlands (SPS)

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Splinterlands is a collectible card game that is built on top of the Hive (HIVE) blockchain. Players are given access to collectible items that are non-fungible in nature, much like the popular Ethereum based collectible card game CryptoKitties. The game is available on desktop, Android and iOS.

The Splinterlands’ team’s mission is to make playing and winning as accessible as possible to as many players as possible, emphasizing that anyone can win in Splinterlands, not just expert players. Users only need a HIVE wallet, which is automatically generated upon registering.

Using the Delegated Proof-of-Stake algorithm, the Splinterlands team claims that its network and consensus algorithm are more efficient, and that unlike CryptoKitties, it can process significantly more transactions at no cost whatsoever. All actions executed in the Splinterlands ecosystem are conducted on the blockchain. 

The game has achieved a noticeable level of popularity, with over 70,000 matches a day, making it one of the most popular blockchain games globally. The vast majority of users are from the United States and China. The total estimated value of in-game assets is over $5.4 million, as of March 2020.

Like many collectible games, the non-fungible tokens representing the assets have real monetary value. Users can buy, sell and trade their cards in a marketplace, where it is priced in USD. These cards can also be sold on third party marketplaces like Open Sea, PeakMonsters and Monster Market. Users can also receive awards from completing in-game challenges, competing in tournaments and forming winning streaks, among other ways.

 


Steemmonsters/Splinterlands- Beginner's Guide Part 1

2 Jan 2020 3 minute read 5 comments mawit07

For all who are new to crypto trading card games this post is for you ;) What is Splinterlands? Splinterlands originally called steemmonsters is a web base card game that is run on the steem blockchain.  The blockchain can store images, blog posts, v...

Splinterland's DEC Token Price Freefalling?

2 Jan 2020 1 minute read 6 comments mawit07

In Splinterlands there is an in game token known as DEC = Dark Energy Crystals.  DEC can be used to trade for other tokens/crypto through steem-engine.io or used to purchase splinterlands game cards.  To earn DEC there are three ways.  One win battle...

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31 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments mawit07

Today a new Untamed airdrop was introduced and I thought about looking at purchasing the card as it is a rare dragon summoner "Drake of Arnak". I like it because it gives a +1 in toughness to all friendly monsters. It came down to price of the summon...

Steemmonsters VS War of Legions

30 Dec 2019 4 minute read 2 comments mawit07

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Steemmonsters - Staple Cards (For Beginners)

29 Dec 2019 2 minute read 1 comment mawit07

One of the challenges for splinterlands to take off in popularity is the initial upfront cost players have to put in order to have a competitive deck. I do not know how to solve this, but would like to bring up specific cards that tend to be played a...

Combining SteemMonsters cards and playing some ranked battles

26 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

After opening almost fifty packs of untamed I had some extra cards, I combined what I had around and enjoyed looking at the market value of these cards while I did it. After going through my collection for extras I played some rounds using my cards....

Strolling through Steemmonster's Christmas Day Events!

26 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments mawit07

      With Christmas occupying most of my time to family and friends I was still able to sneak in a few tournaments. I could only play on my days off and this was one of those occasions. With the holidays today there were more than the usual tournam...

My Battles Using a Goblin Mech - Weekly Battle Post!

25 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments mawit07

This post was made as an entry to @steemmonsters weekly battle post!. My first impression of Goblin Mech was underwhelming. The high mana and ease of earning the reward card in quests and the resale vale was not impressive. Yet as I played through t...

Opening thirty Steem Monsters Untamed packs, got a legendary Cornelius card.

24 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

I saved my last thirty cards and got lucky, there was a legendary in those thirty packs I opened. Along with many epic and rare cards. Its fun to open them all at once and watch them scroll down the screen. The last pack had a Cornelius, and is one o...

Discussing my experience with playing Steem Monsters

20 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

  Using Steem's Dapps is quite important to me, and while trying out many a few have really stuck with me. One of those is Steem Monsters also known as Splinterlands. Recently new packs have been released with all new cards. I got myself a bunch of...