DeFi Arts Intelligencer - Mar. 28th, 2020

Welcome to the 11th issue of the DeFi Arts Intelligencer, your weekly source for key happenings around blockchain art, collectibles, and games. Subscribe here.


For this dispatch:

🎨 Digital Art & Collectibles

πŸ•ΉοΈ Blockchain Games

  • The Gods Unchained digital trading card game published a new marketplace analysis on Core cards.

  • The team behind The Sandbox, a decentralized gaming platform, announced a partnership with Atari, the mainstream arcade games powerhouse. Separately, the platform’s next land presale begins on March 31st.

  • Axie Infinity resource site Axie World unveiled a new sales explorer tool.

  • No-loss Ethereum lotto game PoolTogether just saw its sponsored Dai pool jump from 200,000 Dai to 300,000.

♦️♦️ DeFi News

  • Popular decentralized exchange project Uniswap introduced its coming V2 system, and it’s a true feat of engineering. Watch this DEX going forward!

  • The Maker Foundation, the non-profit stewards of the Maker and Dai projects, officially transferred control of the MKR governance tokens to MKR holders in a decentralization-minded move.

  • DeFi Saver released a simple dashboard for participating in Maker liquidation auctions.

  • Coinbase Wallet launched direct integrations with DeFi lending projects Compound and dYdX.

  • Conservative stablecoin project MetaCoin just released a new update. To β€œpunt” on the oracle problem for now, the project will rely on Chainlink’s ETH/USD price feed.

  • UMA Protocol rolled out β€œpriceless” synthetic tokens.

πŸ“°Fresh Content

Thanks for reading, and stay creative on- and off-chain!

Keep an πŸ‘οΈ out for the 12th issue of the DeFi Arts Intelligencer this time next week, too. Cheers ✌️


About DeFi Arts Intelligencer

The DeFi Arts Intelligencer is curated by me, William M. Peaster, a professional writer and editor who’s been tracking the Ethereum and Dai beats in recent years.

I’m passionate about art and a DeFi optimist, so putting together this newsletter is both fun and informative for me. I hope others may find the content helpful, too. But be mindful, the information herein should not be construed as investment advice. I’m not a financial adviser, and these are my opinions. Always take care to seriously consider the various layers of risk you face in participating in the still-maturing cryptoeconomy.

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