The Real World Appeal of “Mythical Beings,” an NFT Card Collection Game on Ardor

One of the more creative and avant garde projects in the NFT space is Mythical Beings, a blockchain based card collection game from Tarasca Art & Games. Mythical Beings was built on the Ardor blockchain, and while transactions/purchases are conducted primarily in IGNIS tokens, the game has evolved to become multichain, with users gaining the …

Snipcoins – A Snappy New Social Platform For All Things Crypto

Continuing on my unprompted, unlikely odyssey into Proton’s budding young ecosystem, I stumbled onto a nifty social media platform called Snipcoins ($SNIPS). Founded by Jervis Dent, an experienced web developer from Orlando, FL, Snipcoins describes itself as “a place where NFT and crypto enthusiasts can connect, share, engage, trade and learn from each other.” More …

Mid-Century Modern Inspired NFT Collection “Mod Commodities” Launches Exclusively on Proton ($XPR)

Phoenix-based artist and poet Brandon Adamson is in the process of launching a new NFT collection called “Mod Commodities” on Proton’s NFT platform, Proton Mint. Currently, the easiest way to obtain Proton (XPR) is probably through the exchange, Kucoin. This particular NFT series consists of unique, mid-century modern inspired pieces of artwork. These one of …

Crescendo Poised to Launch Music and Arts Marketplace on Algorand

While perusing the list of projects running on Algorand, I came across one called Crescendo (CRSD) which got my attention. With a few notable exceptions like Lofty.ai, most of the assets on Algorand tend to be either ambitious defi applications, meme coins, or charity tokens. So it’s interesting to see something a little more avant …

Freshening Up the NFT Space With Proton Mint

One of the more promising layer 1 blockchains to rapidly emerge from obscurity has been Proton (XPR). Describing itself as “the payment blockchain,” Proton seems to place a heavy emphasis on speed, efficiency, and the ability to support high transaction volumes. Unlike with many other projects, Proton’s actual products are consistent with their branding and …

Ravencoin’s NFT Renaissance

When I decided to get back into crypto about two years ago, Ravencoin was one of the first coins I looked at, and I even held some for a period of time before moving on to whatever else I got myself hyped up on. The Ravencoin community at that time seemed robust, yet fairly small …

The Far Side of Leda – Exploring Jupiter’s NFT Marketplace. ($JUP)

As I’ve mentioned recently on a few different occasions, a lot of artists have begun to gravitate away from Ethereum-based NFT platforms due to the high minting costs and flea market “ebayfication” of these sites (specifically the gargantuan ones like OpenSea). In a previous article, I noted how impressed I was with Ardor’s NFT marketplace, …

Do You Believe in NFTMagic?

For a while now, I’ve been meaning to get away from minting NFTs on Ethereum and start trying my hand with some other blockchains. After perusing a number of options, I ultimately decided to go with Ardor’s NFT marketplace, NFTMagic. Though there’s less hype surrounding Ardor than other prominent chains like Polkadot, Zilliqa, and Cosmos…Ardor …

PolyShiba, the Pup That Was Adopted

Several months ago when Polygon/MATIC began really hitting its stride, and new tokens were popping up on the network left and right, someone randomly added me to a “PolyShiba” group on Telegram. Mildly annoyed, I assumed it was just another dime-a-dozen scam coin and ignored it. However, I never removed the group from my Telegram. …