A German software firm said that it has created the first game to run on the Litecoin blockchain – claiming that “smart” gameplay on the new title will earn players litecoin (LTC) tokens.
The game is named LiteBringer, per a press release shared with Cryptonews.com by its developer CipSoft.
The firm stated that the title is a role-playing, fantasy-themed game that “utilizes the Litecoin blockchain for all of its interactions,” according to LTC founder Charlie Lee, speaking on a Litecoin Foundation call.
CipSoft claimed that the title would be the “first true litecoin game” and its co-founder Ulrich Schlott claimed that “blockchain has the potential to revolutionize gaming.”
Lee also opined,
“One of the pioneers of online gaming taking the next step and developing the first true Litecoin game is great to see.”
LiteBringer players are charged with sending “knights and sorcerers on increasingly difficult quests to gather loot.”
With weapons, resources and characters stored on the Litecoin blockchain, “every move in the game is a transaction” on the network and “creates value,” the firm added.
But rather than playing up the game’s fantasy elements, the firm attempted to appeal to gamers’ inner traders, stating,
“At heart it is a complex trading simulation. Make smart investments and the game literally lives up to its name and brings you litecoins.”
The company added that it was making “unapologetic use of the blockchain and its decentralized architecture” to “give players a freedom and security that’s unheard of in online gaming.”
If “unapologetically” applied blockchain tech or medieval knights toting bags of silver litecoin lolly sounds like your thing, you can view the game’s trailer here: