In this section you’ll find introductory articles about cryptocurrencies.
We take a look at the basics of each cryptocurrency, the technology behind it, whether it’s mineable or not and other details.
Several cryptocurrencies forked from the original Bitcoin source code, while others began from zero and introduced several innovations.
Enjin Coin (ENJ) in a Nutshell
Enjin coin (ENJ) is a gaming-oriented cryptocurrency based on the Ethereum blockchain.
It aims to facilitate the acquisition of in-game items, credits, licenses and other gamin...
GameCredits Cryptocurrency in a Nutshell
GameCredits is developed for the gaming industry as a digital cryptocurrency that permits gamers to purchase in-game content and payouts that makes it mineable.
Its primary ob...
ELI5 The Ethereum Cryptocurrency
Ethereum In a Nutshell
Whitepaper from 2013 published by Vitalik Buterin
Released in 2015
Mineable via Proof of Work
Mining or Minting algorithm: Keccak (SHA-3)
USDT Tether in a Nutshell
USDT Tether is a useful crypto with its value roughly mirrors US dollars value. The goal was to create a cryptocurrency that is stable and can be used like dollars, only digital. ...
ELI5 Litecoin and Dogecoin
Litecoin and Dogecoin were once the #2 and #3 cryptocurrencies by market cap, respectively.
In early 2014, when Dogecoin had just been released, the meme fever pumped the cryp...
ELI5 Power Ledger (POWR Token)
Australian cryptocurrency project Power Ledger (POWR) is a decentralized electricity exchange platform which aims to make excess energy trade a commodity.
POWR is a smart cont...
ELI5 GIFTO [GTO] Gifting Protocol
GIFTO is an ERC20 token which was created to enable gift exchanges via social media platforms like Reddit, Facebook, Twitter and others.
The project was created by Andy Tian, t...
ELI5 Raven Coin [RVN] in a Nutshell
Ravencoin is a community-driven cryptocurrency launched in January of 2018.
Bitcoin Value Comparison
The maximum RVN supply is 21 billion, which makes it an exact 1000:1 RV...
Winning Bustabit strategy: ELI5 How to consistently win at Bustabit!
Bustabit is a betting game where you try to guess the largest possible magic number in each contest. Sounds kinda dull, but there’s a catch: this number is a Bitcoin multiplier! So, there’s actual money involved. Lots of it. If you guess a multiplier before the game crashes, you earn that much more Bitcoin than […]
ELI5 Provably Fair Games
What is a provably fair game? The answer lies at the heart of a whole new industry which has been developed around the transparent, decentralized, nature of the blockchain. The open and decentralized consensus mechanism existent in Ethereum, Bitcoin and most major cryptocurrencies, makes it possible for anyone to verify transactions using open source software […]
ELI5: What is WINk? [Formerly TRONBet]
WINk is a decentralized gaming application hosted on the TRON blockchain. Formerly TRONBet Previously known as TRONBet, the platform is now live at WINk.org At the time of this writing, tronbet.io domain name was no longer responsive: Games WINk platform games include Dice, Poker, Casino (lots of games in this subsection), Sports and (soon to […]