Bside Games has announced that NFT trading on the open marketplace for the online role playing game Chainmonsters has now been enabled. Right now players can trade their Kickstarter NFTs, and soon the rewards from the alpha exclusive season will also be open for trading.
The developers said that it’s perfectly fine to play Chainmonsters all by yourself, but the experience gets better when you do it with friends. Transferring items to friends, or selling them to other players, will be key to this experience. That’s why they launched the marketplace on their own website. The marketplace right now is pretty basic, as you can’t sort or filter yet.
The marketplace, just like the game itself, uses the Flow blockchain. However, payments can’t happen in Flow. Bside Games only enabled FUSD, the Flow-version of the US dollar. Players can use an external wallet like Blocto to top-up their account, or use a credit card.
What is Chainmonsters?
Chainmonsters is a massively multiplayer online role playing game inspired by classic games like The Legend of Zelda and Pokémon. It runs on PC and mobile devices. Players will be competing against each other. Every player is an agent working for a corporation. There’s a mysterious disease that makes all creatures more aggressive, and there’s a weird crystal in the world. Guess who needs to find out? But can players trust the corporation? Who knows.
Players will need to acquire all kinds of little monsters. Some of them can only be found in certain regions, others only for a limited time. These monsters come from different elements, nine in total. These are generally home to a certain island or regions: pyro, hydro, nature, electro, air, cryo, geo and crystal.
Each of those mons has several basic attributes: health points (HP), attack, defense, elemental attack, elemental defense, speed, and stamina points (SP). In addition each mon has individual values for each stats, which means that mons can have different stats even though they look the same.
On top of that there are traits. Each monster has up to two traits. Most of them start with one and will learn a second one as they level up. For example, arcane intellect increase the critical hit chance, while haste increases the speed gain on a level-up. There are also traits that increase the attack power, while others decrease certain stats.
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