Bitcoin Blockchain Based Spells of Genesis Approaches Launch, BitCrystals Price Rises

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As the full launch of EverdreamSoft’s Spells of Genesis (SoG) nears, the blockchain-based token powering the digital trading card game, BitCrystals (BCY), has seen a fairly significant rise in price. After a price peak in March, BCY saw a period of bearish activity up to late May, until the price received a bump. Going into July the BCY sat at 0.00010497 BTC ($0.07 USD), according to CoinGecko, and illustrated another climb in the game-based cryptocurrency. Tokenized Mobile Gaming Markéta Korteova, Marketing Director at EverdreamSoft, is sure that BCY’s price patterns are related to the four progress milestones laid out by SoG’s team. Each milestone was a designated marker point toward the game’s development, with the third milestone achieved in February. The first milestone was the launch of BitCrystals in late 2015 through a token sale in which 70 million BCY were made available for purchase. According to the BitCrystal’s GitHub page, 14.3 million BCY were distributed during the sale, raising 40 bitcoins, while the remaining 55.5 million BCY were slated to be destroyed or burned. The crowdsale was a big help to the development of Spells of Genesis, said Korteova. She explains to CoinTelegraph: “From the very beginning, EverdreamSoft’s goal …

Purse.io Partners with ShapeShift

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Purse.io, the peer-to-peer marketplace that allows users to exchange their Bitcoins for Amazon products and vice-versa, haspartnered with ShapeShift in order to allow its users to use other crypto currencies aside from Bitcoins. This is made possible through the simple implementation of the “Shifty” button (seen above), which allows users to instantly convert their alt-coins to BTC as long as they’re supported by ShapeShift. At the time of this writing, the list of supported alts is as follows: Blackcoin, BitUSD, Bitshares, BitcoinDark, Clams, Counterparty, Dash, Digibyte, Dogecoin, Feathercoin, Litecoin, Mintcoin, Monero, Namecoin, Nubits, Nxt, Novacoin, Potcoin, Peercoin, Quark, Reddcoin, Ripple, Shadowcash, Startcoin, Tether, Unobtanium and Vericoin.   Purse.io CEO Andrew Lee had this to say about the partnership: “We’re excited to partner with Shapeshift.io to deliver huge savings on Amazon.com for not just the bitcoin community, but altcoin community as well, …” An spokesperson on Reddit added: “Since the day we started, we received requests to integrate altcoins. It always seemed like a lot of squeeze for the juice. Plus, we weren’t looking forward to having to keep up with the latest altcoin of the month.Shapeshift solves these problems beautifully. Thanks /u/evoorhees and team for making the integration super simple! …