UPDATED! Editorial: Decentraland Is Paying for Contest Entries (And Why This May Backfire)

On Nov. 8th, I wrote about the Decentraland Builder Contest, which is currently underway and runs until Dec. 15th, 2019. You can refer to my previous blogpost for all the details on the contest, or you can check the Decentraland website. One thing that I did not know about the contest is that each accepted … Continue reading UPDATED! Editorial: Decentraland Is Paying for Contest Entries (And Why This May Backfire)

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Decentraland Is Launching a New Creator Contest With US$50,000 Worth of Prizes

The blockchain-based virtual world Decentraland, fresh off the awarding of prizes in their recently-concluded Decentraland Game Jam, has announced a brand new contest running from December 2nd to 15th, 2019, called the Decentraland Creator Contest: Once again, there are some great prizes to be had: Note that the fine print states that “MANA awards above … Continue reading Decentraland Is Launching a New Creator Contest With US$50,000 Worth of Prizes

The Winners of the Decentraland Game Jam Have Been Announced

Did you know that you can help support my blog (as well as the Metaverse Newscast show), and get great rewards in return? Here’s how. Yesterday, Decentraland announced the winners of their recent Game Jam contest. While there are still approximately 14,000 people waiting for their opportunity to enter the current closed beta of the blockchain-based virtual … Continue reading The Winners of the Decentraland Game Jam Have Been Announced

UPDATED! Decentraland and Somnium Space: A Tale of Two Auctions

Today is officially the last day of the week-long land auctions for the blockchain-based virtual world Somnium Space. You can check out the status of the auctions using their up-to-date land auction map (which might take a minute or two to load on slower computers). Red parcels were those which were claimed before the auction … Continue reading UPDATED! Decentraland and Somnium Space: A Tale of Two Auctions