Advanced Learning - Virtual Blockchain Worlds
This guide has been written in a basic way, in order to help avoid the average user getting confused with overly complex matters such as tech terminology, which you don’t have to know in order to enjoy virtual blockchain worlds.
However, for those who like to dig a little deeper, please use the following list of helpful information, to learn more about the technology working behind the scenes to make these projects possible.
Ethereum Blockchain – Blockchain used for all VBWs
Smart Contracts – Contracts which govern how things work
Sidechains – Used for in-world transactions (MATIC)
ERC 20 Cryptocurrencies – Used for VBW currencies
ERC 721 NFTs – Used for all land and in-game items
Web3 Wallets – Currency & NFT Storage
Unity Game Engine – Platform which some worlds are built on
Babylon JS – Platform which some worlds are built on
Nodes & Decentralized Hosting – (Decentraland Only)
DAO – Used by the community to govern the world (Decentraland Only)