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The $3.5 Million Dollar Mirandus NFT

Tons of people on my Twitter feed have been mentioning Gala Games. Some have been running nodes, and others discussing non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and blockchain-based property ownership in Gala’s upcoming MMO, Mirandus. I’m most interested in the latter because it’s something I’ve written about before. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are fungible, essentially meaning one Bitcoin

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Thoughts on the Flare Network’s Governance Model

Seated on a tenuous perch atop the Flare network’s governance process is the Flare Foundation. The foundation is a non-profit organization responsible for the development and improvement of the network. It is constrained by five guiding principles: 1. No voting 2. No collateral 3. No oracle participation 4. The right to dissolve 5. Reporting The

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Are Role-Playing Games on PC Dying Out?

In a blog post released on November 8, 2019, Josh Sawyer of Obsidian Entertainment indicated that the RPG series Pillars of Eternity may not see another sequel due to the poor sales of Pillars of Eternity II: Dreadfire. Sawyer suggests that Obsidian would be hesitant to fund another sequel without knowing why Dreadfire sold so

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Disposable Humanity: Industry and Immigration

There exists a duality in the attitudes of some of the families of refugees in Canada that cuts between gratitude and uneasiness. I call it uneasiness because I’m not sure how else to describe it. The gratitude comes from a host country granting a refugee sanctuary during a time when their lives are in peril.

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A Dirge for Fallen Giants

From the very moment we started shunting information along copper wires, everything changed. Our ability to reach an audience absent storefronts and gatekeepers in the physical world was amplified, and it would transform a variety of industries in the following decades. The laggards, and those who lacked the vision and foresight to see the coming

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