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:

🎨 Digital Art & Collectibles

🕹️ 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 game’s map editor.

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

♦️♦️ DeFi News

  • Meet Yiedl: a new DeFi project that lets you take out a “mortgage” on your NFTs in non-custodial fashion.

  • Now live on the Ethereum mainnet, mStable is a new protocol for unifying stablecoin activities. The project’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, MakerDAO’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.

📰Fresh Content

🖌️Extra, Extra

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

Keep an 👁️ out for the 21st 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.

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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