The Steem News in 10 posts @ 16 April 2019

Another busy day on the Steem blockchain.

A new robot card game is coming to Steem.

There’s also news about CLEAN tokens, FreedomEx, NextColony, Steemhouse Publishing, dPoll, Steemtaskr and Steem integrating with OpenBazaar.

And there is a offer of help from @theycallmedan, the DeepDives Challenge and the BLOCK Party in June.

1. New Robot Collectible Card Game coming to Steem

SteemArena is a new robot based collectible card game coming to Steem soon.

The project is led by @yuriks2000 and @davidhust with backing from @aggroed, @yabapmatt, @blocktrades, @adsactly and @utopian-io.

> SteemArena is a collectible card game with provably fair gameplay. Robots will fight, break, repair and gain experience on “The Arena”. Level up your Robots to give them more power, strength, and abilities. Generate new unique looking Robots, trade them with other players and have fun playing on the Arena.

> “SteemArena” is the first blockchain game which Guarantees 100% Buy Back.


DO with @pennsif – Thursday 8pm UTC, MSP Waves

Guests on this week’s episode of DO include @theycallmedan, @anomadsoul (@steemonboarding), @aggroed (Steem Monsters /, @yabapmatt (Steem Monsters /, @starkerz (Oracle-D / Steem Business Alliance) and @fredrikaa (Oracle-D / Steem Business Alliance).

2. Donate and receive CLEAN tokens from 23 April

The eco cleanup project Clean Planet has issued a call for donations to help it progress its work.

Donators will receive CLEAN tokens at the rate of 1 token for every 0.1 STEEM. The CLEAN tokens will be available from 23 April.

Clean Planet are also planning a Clean-Fest event soon.

3. Help for Steem projects

Steem investor @theycallmedan is offering to help selected projects with potential funding, delegation, advice and or promotion…

4. announces partnership with PredictEV

Steem based smart media exchange @freedomex has announced a partnership with PredictEV (PEV).

The PEV token will be paired with STEEM, SBD, USDT, FREEX, and ONT main trading pairs.

> PredictEV is a sports betting prediction market that is launching their mainnet this month. They are a participant in the UC Berkley Incubator and they have a strong executive team and an ambitious marketing model. They look to allow and reward live, in-game predictions as well as rewarding in-depth pre-game analysis.

5. Final NextColony Planets auction closes on Sunday

The auction for the remaining three legendary uranium planets on the new NextColony space game closes on Sunday. Check out the latest bidding at

And if you fancy delving into the tech of NextColony check out the list of custom_json commands.

6. Steemhouse Publishing’s first book now in pre-order

The first novel from @steemhousepub is now available for pre-order on Amazon. It will be released on 26 April.

‘High Kill’ by Diane Ryan (@rhondak) is a “candid, brutal, literary tale of Animal Cruelty and a Murder Mystery”.

7. dPoll adds Keychain integration

Developer @emrebeyler has added Keychain integration and third party voting support in his dPoll voting app.

The Steem Alliance is using dPoll for the Foundation Structure Proposal elections that runs until 24 April.

8. RSVP now for the BLOCK Party, 20-23 June, Colorado

It’s time to book your tickets for the BLOCK Party taking place in Colorado Springs in June.

Organised by @carrieallen, @chrisroberts and @enginewitty, the 4 day event will have a variety of Steem entertainment and activity with the likes of @katrina-ariel, @zipporah, @sirlunchthehost, @raybrockman and @mariannewest.

9. Steem OpenBazaar Integration project begins

@travelersmemoire has completed Task 1 of Part 1 of the project to integrate STEEM with initiated by

10. Steemtaskr holds first Steem Monsters tournament

Steemtaskr, the new Steem services marketplace, is sponsoring its first Steem Monsters tournament…

BONUS #1. Deep Dives Challenge #13 – the Wikileaks Archive

Following the arrest of Wikileaks founder and longtime editor-in-chief, Julian Assange, on 11 April @deepdives is focussing Deep Dives Challenge #13 on the Wikileaks Archive…

BONUS #2. Steemit listed in Top 5 Social Media Replacements

Witness @krnel reports that The Mind Unleashed has compiled a list of alternatives to Facebook. Steem is number 2 in a list of five…

BONUS #3. Organic Coffee coming to Homesteaders Co-op

@byronmushrooms is working with local coffee farmers to bring organically grown coffee to the Homesteaders Co-op run by @sagescrub…

STEEMIT INC #1. Denial of Service Vulnerability Fix

Following a report by community developer and witness @netuoso to Steemit Inc a couple of weeks ago about a Denial of Service vulnerability involving the pending transaction queue, the dev team have been working hard to prepare a fix.

This fix has now been released and most top 20 witnesses have now upgraded. All backup witnesses are advised to upgrade as soon as possible.

KEY DATA  [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

(change on previous day in brackets // n/c = no change)

Steem price US$ 0.421 17 Apr’19 3.22am UTC
SBD price US$ 0.986 17 Apr’19 3.22am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #53 (-1) 17 Apr’19 3.22am UTC
FCAS Score 540 (n/c) / C 17 Apr’19 3.22am UTC
No. of Whales 35 (n/c) 15 Apr ’19
No. of Orcas 340 (n/c) 15 Apr ’19
No. of Dolphins 1984 (-1) 15 Apr ’19
No. of Minnows 9316 (-8) 15 Apr ’19
Alexa rank ( #5,120 (-23) 17 Apr’19 3.22am UTC
Unique visitors ( 225,404 / day 17 Apr’19 3.22am UTC

Follow @penguinpablo, @steem-data & @eforucom for more statistics.

Visit the Steem Meetups & Events Calendar for a full list of meetups coming up…

This is #134 (16 Apr ’19) of this daily news service.

Please let me know of any important posts or key data that should be included. Comment below or message me on Discord Pennsif#9921

[ graphics by @pennsif & SteemArena ]