Crypto Collider: New ‘E-Money Sport’ for Hedging & Trading

If a day trader and a gamer had a lovechild, it would be Crypto Collider, the new “e-money sport” that lets peers compete against one another to “hedge” their crypto holdings.

Crypto Collider uses what its creators call a “gamechain,” which is a permanent public ledger of all game activity similar to a blockchain. “The game itself is a visualization of this data,” says Clint Jones, founder of the game. He’s built in support for Bitcoin, Peercoin, NXT, Primecoin, Dogecoin, Litecoin and Dash.

Game Play

To enter the “Collider Arena,” a player starts with some of a coin she’d like to hedge out of. The game then breaks up that coinage into smaller amounts to be used in “coin-throws.” The user makes a coin-throw by moving her mouse, or gliding her finger across her touch screen.

Crypto Collider Screenshot

“Each coin-throw has a different amount staked on it,” explains Jones. “The sum dollar value of that throw determines its in-game ‘weight’ in both the physics calculation (influence on the game objects) and percentage of winnings (when they win).” He continues:

“The end result is a first-of-its-kind Bitcoin skill-based hedging game

Read more ... source: Cointelegraph