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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.

 


Brownie: Swiftness rules!

23 Jan 2020 3 minute read 0 comments dexpartacus

In the Splinterlands you must be usually really fast to beat your opponents. An excellent ally in this regard is our friend Brownie, he manages to give more speed to all his friends during battles! Down below you will see how I composed my team to f...

A splinterlands challenge. Earning a "WIZARD OF EASTWOOD"

21 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments niallon11

I had a couple of extra days off this week and decided to set myself a little challenge. I've been playing @splinterlands since the beginning of times and without keeping track have really used it to earn a decent amount of STEEM, while building up m...

Splinterlands - Beginner's Guide (Part 3)

20 Jan 2020 3 minute read 0 comments mawit07

When you get into playing the game long enough you will realize that the position of your monsters during a match will greatly affect the outcome of the match. Today's post we will discuss the rules in position placement of monsters and some strategi...

Splinterlands - Max 4 Mana (Battle Post)

18 Jan 2020 1 minute read 1 comment mawit07

The weekly shared battle post entry for @splinterlands for weekly post link here. I was excited to make this post once it came out, however it took longer for me to make it. Mainly because I could not get a battle with this particular rule set- "Litt...

Splintered Lands Chapter 1

18 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Chronocrypto

Splintered Lands: Chapter 1 The Howling Toadstool was packed tonight, with groups in each section of the tavern all clustered together and discussing various events in their lives. One group, however, was discussing events a bit outside of their spec...

Splinterlands - End of Season (Looking at the Numbers)

17 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments mawit07

Conclusion to another great season was today and many players where receiving their well deserved reward cards. Are you curious how popular Splinterlands is? (Data courtesy from @rafalski at Splinterlands Statistics) Daily Battles Chart (From 10/201...

Little but stronger than all!

17 Jan 2020 1 minute read 2 comments dexpartacus

Ciao Splinterlanders!! We're used to fight with powerful, big and fast creatures, but sometimes you have to stick to the rules and use only monsters with a maximum of 4 mana! This can be a nice twist, it helps to make the game more interesting and un...

Splinterlands end of season showcase.

16 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments niallon11

It's been a while since I was posting about splinterlands but with the game going from strength to strength over the past year I am still as excited about it as the day I played my first tournament. Back when they were still manually organised with a...

Splinterlands - Spreading Like Wild Fire!!!

16 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments mawit07

So much is happening with Splinterlands it seems like this dapp will soon explode in popularity. This post is to recap what happened and is happening currently on Splinterlands. So much updates and news that I thought I would do a quick summary here....

Splinterlands has still kept me hooked. Go for Gold.

12 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments niallon11

I used to post consistently about my reward cards, quests and league progress after every season. It was interesting to keep track of all the cards that were added to my collection as well as the value of them and how much you could earn playing the...