Trading card game Splinterlands has announced a card rental system, allowing players to rent out the cards from their wallet to other players. The developers see this feature as an important update for the card game, as players with large collections can earn passive income while others can use cards previously unavailable to them.
I hear you thinking… Why would someone borrow a card? Well, to play in the big leagues and earn the highest rewards, you will need strong cards. Cards need to be leveled up. In addition gamers need to increase their card collection to unlock higher levels of competitive play. Even a tactical mastermind will need leveled-up cards in order to compete for the biggest rewards in Splinterlands.
Players who want to list their cards for rent on the Splinterlands website, will do this in DEC tokens per day. The rest of the process is very similar to listing a card for sale, which is generally done in USD. On the marketplace there’s a special tab to find the cards available to rent. A rental contract can be cancelled at any time, but the 24 hour rental period will always be completed before the card moves back to the actual owner.
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What is Splinterlands?
Splinterlands is a trading card game that started on the Steem blockchain as Steemmonsters. However, over time the project changed names. Now gamers can play the game on desktop and mobile devices, mainly using the Hive blockchain. Thanks to an intelligent functionality, cards and tokens can also be traded on the Ethereum blockchain and on Wax. This month Splinterlands will also launch their SPS governance token, read all the details here.
Splinterlands allows anybody to play and earn cards and other resources. Players need to create a set of cards to defeat their opponent. Cards come in different rarities with seven different stats. In addition these cards have abilities and come from seven factions. The way cards work together is dependent on all these different attributes.
Players earn cards by winning matches. They can combine cards to gain levels. After that you can sell cards on the open marketplace for cryptocurrencies, or lease them to other players. The most rare cards are wanted assets, especially when there are tournaments. The ability to rent Splinterlands cards will certainly have an impact here!
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