Gaming on the Blockchain: Moonga Review

Gaming on the Blockchain: Moonga Review

This is the first installment of Gaming on the Blockchain, a series of written reviews and previews of blockchain-based video games. Since the cryptocurrency industry is still nascent, most of these games are still in rudimentary forms, but we believe the blockchain will become a noteworthy game genre, if not a commonly-used technology across the gaming world. Moonga, however, has been around for a while, having been released in 2009. It became a fan favorite as an early innovation in online trading card games, but began losing the spotlight to bigger competitors like Blizzard. Now....


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If it gets very popular, I can see the government clamping down. I think it would lead to a massive drop off in the number of users.

Alistair Cotton, Senior analyst with Currencies Direct