Counterparty to Convert Card Game Players into Bitcoin Users

By August 31, 2016February 18th, 2018Altcoins

Counterparty , the peer-to-peer platform built on the Bitcoin Blockchain, enters the non-Bitcoin world by teaming up with the physical card game Force of Will as it prepares to launch its first digital game assets. The popular Japanese card game, Force of Will, is launching tokenized game items on Counterparty with the Force of Will Battle Simulator platform is expected to launch mid-September. CoinTelegraph spoke to Trevor Altpeter , the director of the Counterparty Foundation, and Koji Higashi , co-founder of IndieSquare, about the work with Force of Will. Higashi notes: “This is a great opportunity for us to prove how Blockchain tech and tokens can actually bring utility to regular people and enable whole new possibilities.” What is Force of Will? Force of Will is one of the most popular card games selling cards in more than 30 countries and ranks 4th in sales volume in North America. According to the Hobby Channel rankings for collectible games, Force of Will trails behind Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic: The Gathering in terms of popularity. Since its launch in North America in February 2015, Force of Will became an instant hit, passing 1,000 official distributors within the first year of its release in North America alone, then quickly spreading across the world at a fast rate. Teaming up with two existing Counterparty projects – IndieSquare and Spells of Genesis – Force of Will is scheduled to unveil its platform enabling game developers to put items on the Blockchain with no prior knowledge of Bitcoin. As an incredibly successful physical card trading game with a community of over 100,000 players, IndieSquare and Spells of Genesis realized the potential of working with Force of Will, helping to open up the world of Bitcoin to non-Bitcoin users. Attracting new users to Bitcoin As a […]

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