As the Blockchain and cryptocurrency industry grows, its use in business is expanding. For developers, start-up enterprises, and especially for technology and web projects, adopting blockchain is not even an optional extra, it is necessary to stay afloat. Paper Unicorn Games has been developing blockchain games since December 2021.
As already mentioned, blockchain-based games allow players to have permanent ownership and full control over their gaming assets. Typically, each asset is represented by a unique non-interchangeable token (NFT), such as ERC-721 tokens.
Assets may include in-game cards, skins, spores, and characters. Regardless of the type of assets, all of them can be linked to blockchain tokens supported by a distributed measure.
Gaming companies have the right to manipulate the speed of distribution and the economy of their games. They also have the right to block or impose game items, making them unavailable for sale.
Blockchain and smart contracts enable reduced fees and accelerated financial transactions. They can facilitate any kind of payments not only for peer-to-peer transactions, but also between peers and developers.
By linking game data and objects with blockchain tokens, gamers can exchange assets between different games. This can allow players to reuse their digital assets by experimenting with different games.
Depending on the implementation, blockchain allows the creation of distributed and transparent game servers with an encrypted output code. In these cases, game mechanics can only be changed if a majority of users vote for it.
With a game on a centralized server, developers can withdraw from the project or close the game at any time. With blockchain, players can continue to play the game, even if the developers go away.