Blockchain Game Wizards.one Creator Explains Why They Chose EOS for ‘Superior Performance’
Wizards.one is a gaming DApp that focuses on Cryptowizards. These are collectible characters, which are usually used on tournaments. The CEO of LetItPlay, Mr. Durakov, recently held an interview to explain why they picked EOS. The EOS blockchain is most famous for its use of the Delegated proof of stake consensus (DPoS).
What The CEO Had To Say
During the interview, the CEO talked about the process of creating Wizards.one and what caused the company to go for EOS instead of using Ethereum, which is more popular. Mr. Durakov explained that the CryptoKitties inspired them to come up with Wizards.one. However, CryptoKitties significantly slowed down Ethereum. This was because of increased activity by players in December 2017. According to him, when they compared EOS with Ethereum, they found that EOS was faster than Ethereum.
What Is Wizards.One?
This is a DApp, which is a game that is centered on CryptoWizards, which are digital characters. These characters can be bought, sold, auctioned, and collected. However, their true use is in competition with one another in fights. They compete for prizes such as EOS tokens and even real prizes. The fights are also a chance to earn honor. Every wizards DNA is unique. This also translates into various abilities in battle.
Today we're putting the spotlight on CryptoWizards (@WizardsOne), a CryptoKitties-style game #BuiltOnEOSIO with a trading system that can be replicated and scaled, and where colorful digital characters compete for real and virtual prizes. https://t.co/MnGxsKxVfz
— block.one (@block_one_) October 31, 2018
About The Team
The team is comprised of Mr. Durakov and various other experts who have been working together as a team for seven years. All of them have been teaching computer science at Perm State National Research University for over a decade.
For a while now, they have hired their brightest students to be part of the company. Thus far, they have a team made up of 25 people. Ten of them are currently engaged in the Wizards project. The team is always experimenting to ensure they get the best technology.
Plans For Scaling
According to the CEO, this game comprises of battles and collectibles sections. The game is designed for the trade of Wizards. However, it could be scaled to trade other types of assets in the future. The battle section will be huge. Thus, they plan to launch in steps. They will start with P2P battles and then they will launch tournaments that involve thousands of participants. Later on, they will come with mechanics for squad battler and later on, they will add team battles.
Why The EOSIO Blockchain Technology
They settled on the blockchain because of smart contracts. This will ensure that no one can cheat. It also ensures that anyone can review the mechanics to ensure that the game is not in any way tweaked against players. For collectibles, the blockchain helps to grow their values. This is because unlike centralized digital items, these ones do not rely on any central authority.
The EOS network has grown a lot in the past few weeks. It managed to have over 60,000 unique accounts, which is huge. The EOS currently valued at $4.79 billion. This makes number five in the AltDex 100 Index.