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We use Chainlink oracles to determine the winner that will receive the prize, while everyone can have their stake back.\n\nBuilt with "},{"attributes":{"strike":true},"insert":"love"},{"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"fun"},{"insert":" during Hack Money 2020 ("},{"attributes":{"link":"https://blog.chain.link/showcasing-the-winners-of-the-2020-hackmoney-virtual-hackathon/"},"insert":"best Chainlink project!"},{"insert":") and Funding the Future hackaton ("},{"attributes":{"link":"https://gitcoin.co/issue/alto-io/funding-the-future/2/4126"},"insert":"best DeFi usage for games"},{"insert":"). We want to bridge the universes of crypto and gamers, bringing mass adoption to the former and new, impossible before functionality to the gaming world.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Genie's core values"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Low barrier entry"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Everyone should be able to use the genie! Joining a challenge needs to be easy as possible to reach the inpatient gamer audience. We fear they are going to break their keyboard while waiting to that transaction to confirm 🤣 . Currently we are finishing the integration with GSN to fund user transactions, while in the future we plan to introduce on/off ramp services and burner wallets. → barrier entry = ability to launch your video game.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Decentralization"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"First of all, staking your money "},{"attributes":{"strike":true},"insert":"is"},{"insert":" should be safe! (we do need a proper audit). The users interact with a pool contract that is responsible for holding funds and managing the withdraws, performing reward generation and distribution.\nThe winner selection is done by a third-party Chainlink node operators. This makes it trust-less from the genie team in terms of access to funds and development. Thus: 1. We can't manipulate the winner. 2. If you want to integrate a new game into genie, you need to build your own Chainlink adapter that will select the winner and plug it into the pool contract. That's "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://github.com/genie-platform/genie-chainlink-adapters"},"insert":"the adapter"},{"insert":" we built for Path of Exile ⚔️.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Fun"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Do you also got sense that Ethereum got too much Defied? There's a lot of innovation! but it seems like everyone is trying to build the next DEX, AMM, yield hack, and name-your-next-money-protocol-thing. We are about to take the DeFi tech and make a fun usage of it! We are saying No to traders and "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Yes"},{"insert":" to the average gamer Jane and Joe.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"What we got till now?"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nWe got an MVP. No, what I wanted to say is "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"we got an MVP 🎉 !!!"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#292929"},"insert":"Opening our DApp you can create your own challenge (wizard is pretty nice you should check it out 🙂) or join the existing one. We run on Kovan test network so feel free to try, there's also ETH and DAI faucets in case you're low on balance 😉. It works the way I described above but with a couple hacks to deliver it on time."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#292929"},"insert":"We did an integration with "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Path_of_Exile"},"insert":"Path of Exile"},{"insert":" - free online action RPG game set in a dark fantasy world 🌓. More game integrations are in mind, but now we are focused on the Proof of Concept with the PoE community.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"How we got till now?"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nThe idea was conceived and introduced on the Pitch Day for the "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://hackathons.gitcoin.co/funding-the-future"},"insert":"Funding The Future"},{"insert":" hack on March 17, 9 AM EST time (yes I checked the calendar event). I pitched it for the first time to a bunch of hackers (Connor and Vitek were there👋) and surprisingly, got very positive feedback 😅. This gave me fuel to start building and eventually winning the first prize bounty, then entering Hack Money 2020 right away, assembling the team, and after another month of building, nearly presenting to Vitalik (then not presenting), and at the end winning the sponsor prize for the best Chainlink integration. Oh what a ride (where's my lambo?).\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Other ways to help"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nTest the genie - make challenges and play video games"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Build the genie - there's much you can do: new games, new contract, JS, UX/UI, etc"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Promote the genie - be the our ambassador and promote the genie among gamers community"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Stay in touch and learn more"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nVisit the genie on "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://app.thegenie.xyz/"},"insert":"https://app.thegenie.xyz/"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#292929"},"insert":"Checkout out our "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://github.com/genie-platform"},"insert":"https://github.com/genie-platform"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#292929"},"insert":"Join our "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://discord.gg/3v3Nd2R"},"insert":"https://discord.gg/3v3Nd2R"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#292929"},"insert":"Follow us on "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://twitter.com/genieplatform"},"insert":"https://twitter.com/genieplatform"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#292929"},"insert":"Read the intro on "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://medium.com/genie-platform/meet-the-genie-6bb60fe67943"},"insert":"https://medium.com/genie-platform/meet-the-genie-6bb60fe67943"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#292929"},"insert":"Watch the "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://vimeo.com/422234684"},"insert":"https://vimeo.com/422234684"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#292929"},"insert":"Join the community on "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.reddit.com/r/genie/"},"insert":"https://www.reddit.com/r/genie/"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"}]}

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