Top Blockchain Games

Top Blockchain Games

What are the Blockchain Games and How Do They Work?

One of the most popular games today is not developed by traditional software companies. In fact, some of the next favorite games are not available through your favorite gaming platforms. Instead, they exist on the blockchain. So you may be wondering, what are blockchain games? Here, we will show you what blockchain games are and which blockchain games are currently the most popular.

What are blockchain games?

Blockchain games are completely decentralized games that are not controlled by any one company. Instead, blockchain games consist of assets distributed by tokens. These tokens can be issued by the game or the game can use an existing token such as Etherium.

 

Top 10 blockchain games

While the world of blockchain games is relatively new, there are always some decentralized games that have millions of users and are responsible for tens of millions of dollars of token transactions. Here’s a look at 10 of the top blockchain games and how they work.

1). Cryptokitties 

Okay, so Cryptokitties may be one of the few blockchain games that you may have heard of. That is not surprising considering the explosive popularity of the game and the incredible value of assets that exist in the game. If you are looking to dip your toes into the world of blockchain games, then you may want to get started with Cryptokitties.

How does the game work? 

In the game Cryptokitties, you can purchase a Cryptokitty using a non-fungibale token or NFT. An NFT is simply a token that can not be divided up into smaller token. You take your Cryptokitty and breed it with another cryptokitty to get a new cryptokitty. Based on the genetic makeup of your new cryptokitty, it can be worth a varying amount of money. Some cryptokitties are traded for thousands of dollars.

2). Age of Rust

If you are a fan of dark sci-fi, then you will want to take a look at Age of Rust. This blockchain game is a first person adventure and puzzle game that has seen some explosive growth over the last few months. The premise of the game takes place in the near future where you unravel the secrets of Rogue Machs that are waging battle against humanity.

How does the game work? 

In the game, you will be rewarded with assets

when you solve puzzles. The more difficult the puzzle, the more valuable the asset. You will be able to use the asset in the game or you can trade the asset for a different asset. This game uses NFTs backed by the Enjin coin. Therefore, you can take an asset and melt it for ENJ coin which you can then sell for another currency including fiat.

3). Upland

Are you a fan of the old school board game Monopoly? Then you will want to take a look at the popular property trading game called Upland. This game has been one of the fastest risers in the world of blockchai

n games. In the game, you can purchase virtual property based on real world addresses. Therefore, like the real world, some virtual properties will be worth more than others. Also, properties can go up and down in value.

How does the game work? 

In Upland, the game works much like real life. You own property and you can collect a fee each time someone visits your property. You can also make your property more valuable by developing it. Therefore, you can buy an abandoned piece of virtual land, construct a building and make it more valuable. You can also sell your virtual lane for a profit. Upland uses EOS, a third generation proof-of-stake blockchain.

4). Cryptopunks

Now here is another blockchain game that you may have heard of. Cryptopunks is basically a similar type of blockchain game to Cryptokitties. Instead of furry little feline friends, you collect little pixelated characters known as cryptopunks. The Cryptopunks blockchain game has recently been in the news because of the incredible value that some of these Cryptopunks have been able to generate in 2021.

How does the game work? 

In the game, there are only 10,000 Cryptopunks in existence. The make-up consists of 6,039 male and 3,840 female cryptopunk characters. No two Cryptopunks are the same. The game operates on the Ethereum blockchain and can be sold and traded for ETH. While most of the 10,000 crypto punks are human, there are three special classifications that are particularly valuable: Zombie (88), Ape (24), and Alien (8).

5). Sandbox

If you are a fan of building worlds much like Minecraft, then you will want to take a look at what the popular blockchain game Sandbox can offer. In this game, the user becomes a “Deity Apprentice” and gets to create their own universe using resources such as dirt, water, lave, sand, glass and many others. From there, players can monetize their ingame creations.

How does the game work? 

In Sandbox, plays spend an ingame asset known as SAND in order to play the game, purchase equipment, acquire assets, and buy land. The player can then spend time developing the land then sell it in order to acquire more SAND. SAND is an NFT token that is run on the ETH utility token. The game has a fixed amount of 3,000,000,000 SAND.

6). Spinterlands

If you like games where you trade and collect characters to do battle against each other, then you will want to check out Splinterlands. This blockchain game has seen rising popularity throughout 2021 and should continue to grow. In the game, you collect digital cards (much like Pokeman) which you can trade or use in battle. The game prides itself on quick battles that makes the game more exciting.

How does the game work? 

With Splinterlands, you have a different combination of combat rules for each game. In total, there are over 283 cards which can be purchased and sold for crypto. You can combine cards in order to gain levels. Spinterland cards can be sold on multiple platforms. Also, you have the option to lease cards to others. Spinterlands has cross capability through Ethereum, Tron, and WAX.

7). Prospectors

Want to participate in a game that simulates the gold rush (with the chance to earn some digital gold)? Then you will want to take a look at the popular economic strategy game Prospectors. This massive online multiplayer economic strategy game gives you a number of ways to earn digital gold. When you get the digital gold, you can use the currency to spend it in-game or purchase new properties.

How does the game work?

In the game, you choose whether you want to play in the Yukon or Wild West land. From there, you can mine for digital gold, produce assets or trade digital gold. The game uses the currency Prospector Gold (PGL) which is the basic economic currency for the game. The game operates on the EOS blockchain.

8). MOBOX: NFT Farmer 

If you are looking for a game where you can earn yield while you play, then MOBOX: NFT Farmer is a great place to start. In this game, you have the opportunity to play and earn tokens as you yield-farm on the go. Also, the tokens that you earn in this game can be used in other MOBOX games such as Token Master, Block Brawl, and Tactical Party Slayer.

How does the game work?

In this game, you supply stablecoins such as USDT or BUSD. While you play the farming themed game, you will earn yield on your stablecoin. As the player continues with the game, he will automatically see his earnings compound. Currently MOBOX has over $150,000,000 worth of assets on their platform. MOBOX currently only support the BInance Smart Chain.

9). Alien Worlds

Alien Worlds is one of the fastest growing blockchain games. If you are looking for a robust game where you have the opportunity to do lots of asset and token trading, then you are going to find the liquidity that you need in Alien Worlds. You can also purchase the NFT game card on secondary markets to make it easier for you to get the assets that you are looking for.

How does the game work?

In the game, you mine for the ingame asset known as Trilium on the game's planets. Currently, the game has seven different planets where you can explore, build and trade. It is expected that more planets will be added to the game as the user base grows. The game currently runs using the ERC-20 fungible token.

10). The Six Dragons

Do you love fantasy themed games? Then you will want to check out The Six Dragons. This is currently the most popular blockchain fantasy game available. In this game, you can farm for materials and craft hundreds of items that you can use, sell or trade. If you choose to collect items, you can become more powerful and allows you the opportunity to earn more

How does the game work?

The SIx Dragons is a fantasy game where you can explore - Sandbox style - just about any area of the game’s map. You can explore lands, farm for assets, trade or engage in epic fights against other players or enemies. The game currently uses the Enjin (ENJ) coin which is a ERC-20 token.

Entering the new world of blockchain games 

The world of blockchain games is only getting bigger. If you are looking to get in on the world of blockchain gaming, start with the top games that have a large amount of players and lots of support from the block chain community. You’ll be surprised how much fun you’ll have in these new type of games.