The games being built on Cardano fall into numerous categories and this page gives you an insight into all the Cardano gaming projects that are either live or under development in the Cardano ecosystem. Many of these Cardano games utilize NFTs, either requiring them to play or enabling players to create and sell NFTs in-game.
One of the most common models for blockchain games is the build-to-earn model. There are also multiple Cardano play-to-earn games in the Cardano gaming ecosystem. Another up and coming type of game is play-to-learn, and these are games where the focus is on learning and the player is incentivized to do. What players typically earn in these games is an in-game currency, specific to that game, or an NFT that they gives them perks in that game and can be sold on an in-game marketplace.
Cardano blockchain games are games that utilize an element of blockchain technology. Amongst others, this includes: using the blockchain’s distributed nature to store the game program, using a blockchain-based oracle to certify a game’s source of randomness, and, most commonly, utilizing NFTs as in-game characters, items, or rewards.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What are blockchain games?
Blockchain games are games that utilize an element of blockchain technology. This can include: hosting the game entirely on-chain or incorporating NFTs or blockchain based tokens into the gameplay
- Does Cardano have a game?
Yes Cardano has multiple games available and ready to be played! Some of these projects in the Cardano gaming ecosystem live on-chain and will exist forever, while other, more modern style games, that utilize different elements of the blockchain are also available. Game development takes time and many are currently under development.