DeFi Arts Intelligencer - May 30th, 2020

Welcome to the 20th issue of the DeFi Arts Intelligencer, your weekly source for key happenings around blockchain art, collectibles, and games. Subscribe here.


For this dispatch:

๐ŸŽจ Digital Art & Collectibles

๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Blockchain Games

  • Axie Infinity provided an update on how its Land system is maturing. The team detailed progress on collecting in-game resources, building structures, and the gameโ€™s map editor.

  • Ethereum trading card game Gods Unchained unveiled new prize draws for its upcoming season.

โ™ฆ๏ธโ™ฆ๏ธ DeFi News

  • Meet Yiedl: a new DeFi project that lets you take out a โ€œmortgageโ€ on your NFTs in non-custodial fashion.

  • Now live on the Ethereum mainnet, mStable is a new protocol for unifying stablecoin activities. The projectโ€™s first offering, mUSD, will be backed by USDT, USDC, TUSD, and Dai.

  • Want to use your Uniswap Liquidity Provider (LP) tokens as collateral in DeFi? Now you can via lending project Aave.

  • The price of MKR, MakerDAOโ€™s governance token, acutely surged some 50% amid the news the token was being added to Coinbase Pro.

  • DeFi lending platform Compound identified how it will be distributing the COMP governance token in the months ahead.

๐Ÿ“ฐFresh Content

๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธExtra, Extra

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

Keep an ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ out for the 21st issue of the DeFi Arts Intelligencer this time next week, too. Cheers โœŒ๏ธ


About DeFi Arts Intelligencer

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

Iโ€™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. Iโ€™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.

If you have a DeFi tip or lead, questions or comments, or would be interested in commissioning me for a writing gig, you can ping me at or on Telegram at @wmpeaster.

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