The burgeoning online gaming industry is turning its attention to incorporating digital currencies, including bitcoin, into various platforms to get people excited about blockchain and the use of the digital currency.
Two companies taking advantage of the market are MandelDuck , the company behind such games as SaruTobi, Game of Birds and KA-GE and Counterparty , a peer-to-peer financial platform built on the bitcoin blockchain that allows users to create and trade digital tokens, write smart contracts and execute them on the bitcoin blockchain.
Developed by Christian Moss, lead developer of MandelDuck, Takara is the first ever bitcoin geocaching iOS app that has included support for Counterparty tokens. This partnership gives gamers the ability to plant and hunt for bitcoin treasures across the globe, utilizing IndieSquare’s API.
Based in Tokyo, IndieSquare provides developers with digital token management features saving them the task of running and maintaining their own Bitcoin and Counterparty systems. This is turn means that developers can focus their efforts on game play. For players, it means that they can securely store, use and send their blockchain assets via their mobile devices.
In an interview with Bitcoin Magazine , co-founder of IndieSquare, Koji Higashi, said, “Application