The mix of blockchain know-how, NFTs, and gaming produced an explosive breakaway trade within the cryptocurrency house final yr, as avid gamers in every single place woke as much as the potential advantages of gamefi and play-to-earn (P2E) recreation mechanics.
One new launch constructing on this momentum is Dragon War, a turn-based fantasy technique recreation constructed on the Solana (SOL) blockchain. In its mystical realm, a solid of badass characters is represented by non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that may be improved and leveled up by means of profitable gameplay.
Gamers tackle the position of considered one of 4 distinctive heroes (human, wizard, elf, and orc), every with their very own distinct talents. What’s extra, all heroes have the flexibility to summon elemental dragons primarily based round acquainted attributes – earth, fireplace, thunder, and water – and to make use of their innate talents to enhance their prospects of successful in PvP and PvE battles.
Since improvement started on Dragon Battle, the mission has attracted funding from dozens of prominent venture capitalists and blockchain incubators, together with AU21 Capital, Athena Ventures, Vendetta Capital, Pink Kite, and Icetea Labs. On the time of writing, Joe Public is about to search out out what all of the fuss is about as Dragon Battle attracts close to to its Q1 mainnet launch…
Various Gameplay and Technique
The in-game characters of Dragon Battle span 4 totally different species, every native to the fantastical milieu of Eragard. People are characterised by their fantastic steadiness of attributes between assault, protection, and HP whereas elves profit from larger defensive talents than different races (although Darkish Elves prioritize assault over all else). Orcs, in the meantime, begin off with a lot increased HP than another race. When a person first purchases a hero, in addition they inherit a singular specialty talent that strengthens the beginning capacity of any elemental dragon they summon sooner or later.
Dragons add to the in-game battle stack of each player and fall into 5 distinctive courses: Tanker, Warrior, Ranger, Mage, and Help. Every Dragon additionally randomly receives considered one of 5 elemental strengths: Fireplace, Wooden, Earth, Thunder, and Water.
As with heroes, each kind of dragon comes with its personal distinct strengths, whereas their distinctive components additionally add to and modify these strengths. The most effective gamers will discover synergies between their heroes, their dragon, and their elemental strengths in an effort to obtain the best gameplay. Dragons initially come within the type of three totally different rarities (frequent, unusual, uncommon), with the innate strengths and talents of every dictated by their ranges.
Learn how to Play-to-Earn
Gamers can earn from Dragon Battle in quite a few methods: by partaking in PvP and PvE battles towards different gamers and NPCs; by finishing missions and quests; by topping the leaderboard on the finish of each PvE and PvP session; and by promoting their uncommon or enhanced NFTs within the Dragon Battle market.
The entire in-game characters, abilities, and weapons are represented by NFTs, and every could be traded and offered to different gamers, giving individuals a plethora of potential methods and alternatives to revenue from profitable gameplay. The truth that the sport is constructed on the blazing-fast structure of the Solana blockchain makes these actions all of the extra satisfying since transaction charges are close to zero.
The mix of NFTs alongside Dragon Battle’s numerous in-game options creates a spread of intensely assorted choices for gamers in terms of gameplay and technique. Every of the 4 heroes’ abilities could be modified by the rarity and strengths of every elemental dragon. Every dragon, in the meantime, has totally different abilities based on the energy of its six physique components, whereas in-game weapons and objects modify a participant’s stack even additional.
Dragon Battle’s native DRAW token is used to purchase in-game NFTs corresponding to heroes and dragons, and it will also be used for staking to earn passive revenue. The second token native to Dragon Battle, ERA, is used to purchase different in-game objects and could be deployed to improve characters and dragons as the sport progresses. The variety of DRAW tokens is capped at 1.5 billion whereas the ERA provide is limitless.
Dragon Battle’s mainnet is scheduled for launch later this month, with its roadmap extending to the tip of the yr, by which period a fully-fledged metaverse might be reside. Amid countless gamefi drops, Dragon Battle stands out resulting from its nostalgic familiarity, numerous incomes alternatives, and powerful developer group. If dragons, quests, and crypto float your boat, you’ll want to give it a strive.
Hold a watch out for Dragon Battle’s upcoming IDO whitelist which can observe the next schedule:
- Starpunk: March 6
- Dragon Battle Group Pool: March 10
- Solanium: March 16
- Pink Kite: March 18
The IDO Sale Schedule, in the meantime, will open with Solanium on March 20 earlier than concluding three days later. On the identical day the sale ends on Solanium, March 23, IDOs will concurrently start on Pink Kite and Starpunk.