Move to Earn Crypto Projects

Today is May 5, 2022 the stock market and the crypto market is down, but one niche within the crypto market that seems to be creating momentum besides BNB Miners is Move to Earn Projects. This is is
a niche we will be researching and taling about more in the near future. The video below gives you a good overview. If nothing else, projects like this will bring more people into the crypto space.

‘Move-to-Earn’ Game Stepn Hit With DDOS Attacks—Again

The popular Web3 app suggested its users “take some rest” while engineers worked on the issue.

Mat Di Salvo

By Mat Di Salvo

Jun 5, 2022

Stepn logo. Image: Shutterstock
Stepn logo. Image: Shutterstock

The popular crypto game StepnOpens in a new tab., which uses Solana NFTs, was hit with a number of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks this weekend, the third such occurrence in as many months.

According to the app’s Twitter page, Stepn’s devs were still working to fix the issue at the time of this writing.

“We have been under multiple DDOS attacks in the past hours,” those behind the game said in a tweet on Sunday. “Securing the servers and recovery may take anywhere from 1 to 12 hours.”

Another tweet read: “We recommend you take some rest during the maintenance or otherwise the work-outs may not be recorded properly. Our engineers are working hard to fix the problems.”

And yesterday, users also were notified that the game was experiencing “network congestion” after it was hit with 25 million DDoS attacks in a short period.

NFTs with Utility: STEPN, NFTY Labs, Wax, and Gomu Predict What’s Next

Shiti Manghani of STEPN, Ty Blackard of NFTY Labs, William Quigley of Wax blockchain, and Spencer Yang of Gomu talk with Decrypt’s Dan Roberts about how the next era of NFTs will have utility and real-world use cases, as part of CoinMarketCap’s The Capital virtual conference.

A DDoS attack is when malicious actors try to bring down a website by overloading it with useless traffic. Such attacks are very common—particularly in the crypto world. 

Stepn is a “move-to-earn” app where users are rewarded for moving outdoors. Players have to buy Solana-based NFT (non-fungible token)Opens in a new tab. sneakers to play the game, and earn tokens when they run or walk. 

Stepn is a popular crypto game that launched in 2021. Image: Shutterstock

Stepn ‘Move-to-Earn’ Cryptocurrencies Plummet After App Says It Will Block Users in China

The game, which calls itself a “Web3 lifestyle app,” has two tokens—one for utility (GST) and another for governance (GMT). 

Hackers seem hellbent on bringing down the popular app: In April and again in May, the game announced people were trying to cripple it by sending millions of DDoS attacks.

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Dale Calvert

Dale Calvert is a serial entreprenuer. He started his first business at age 14, a direct mail business out of his parents home. Dale has always believed that wealth is created in front of a trend. This business philosophy lead him into the cryptocurrency space in 2017, He made the decision in 2022, that the cryptocurrency space is where he will be spending the majority of his time.

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