The Steem News in 10 posts @ 23 April 2019

Another day on Steem…

There’s news from Splinterlands (aka Steem Monsters) and their plans for integrating with Tron.

And more from NextColony, DrugWars, TwinForge and Steemtaskr.

And there is another meetup in London on 26 April, and Steem Power Up Day on 1 May.

1. Splinterlands Update & Tron Integrate

As part of their crowdfunding campaign through the SEEDGerminator platform on the Tron blockchain, Steem Monsters (aka Splinterlands) are working on integrating TRX and other Tron-based cryptocurrencies into the game.

The Tron TRX coin can now be used for tournament entry fees and prizes. TRX can also now be used to buy cards.

New Rulesets and new Promo Card stats have also been introduced.


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

Guests on this week’s episode of DO include @remyhauxley (around the world on 1 BTC), @mariusfebruary (Liberland), @blanchy (Satoshi’s Treasure), @rhondak (Steemhouse Publishing & ‘High Kill’) and @theycallmedan making an announcement about an exciting new project launching next week.

2. Steem Engine – a Central Hub For Steem?

@taskmaster4450 discusses the potential of to become a central hub on Steem for token creation, exchange, token offerings and fundraising…

3. NextColony Sci-Fi RPG Story Contest No.3

@art-universe has announced the third NextColony sponsored Sci-Fi RPG Story Contest.

The theme of this contest is “The Arrival on Alpha”. The prize pool of 50 STEEM has been provided by @oliverschmid.

4. Account self deletion on DrugWars?

Former DrugWars gamer @detlev asks if there should be an option for players to have the facility to self-delete their accounts on the game when they no longer want to play?

He has set up a DPoll to guage demand…

5. London Steem Meetup – Friday 26 April, 5pm

Leading London steemian @redrica is organising another Steem meetup on Friday after the Blockchain Expo.

The meetup will start at 5pm at The Beaconsfield pub just next to Olympia.

Steemians expected to be attending the meetup include… @dronegraphica, @ezzy, @rea, @rod.crisafulli, @steevc, @toolanm and @redrica.

6. Steem Power Up Day – 1 May

@streetstyle is co-ordinating the first Steem Power Up Day (SPUD) on 1 May to help boast the price of STEEM…

7. Resource Credit leasing system needed on Steem

Steem investor @theycallmedan suggests Steem needs a Resource Credit leasing system like REX on EOS to avoid a bottleneck in account creation and onboarding in the next bull run.

8. TwinForge Presale Land Fundraiser begins

The new steem-based resource management game TwinForge has started its presale land fundraiser…

9. Steemtaskr Steem Monsters tournament

Steemtaskr, the Steem services marketplace, is holding its second Steem Monsters tournament.

Notifications are now also being added to the platform.

BONUS #1. The Bitcoin Traveller book trailer launched

@remyhauxley who travelled around the world on 1 Bitcoin has released a YouTube trailer for his new book ‘Stolen Wallets’.

Remy will be a guest on DO with @pennsif on Thursday…

STEEMIT INC #1. New advertising partner – XBI

Steemit Inc’s Business Development lead @birdinc reports on another new advertising partner for the site – XBI.

KEY DATA  [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

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

Steem price US$ 0.400 24 Apr’19 1.02am UTC
SBD price US$ 0.965 24 Apr’19 1.02am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #53 (n/c) 24 Apr’19 1.02am UTC
FCAS Score 546 (-7) / C 24 Apr’19 1.02am UTC
No. of Whales 35 (n/c) 22 Apr ’19
No. of Orcas 337 (-1) 22 Apr ’19
No. of Dolphins 1987 (+4) 22 Apr ’19
No. of Minnows 9336 (+2) 22 Apr ’19
Alexa rank ( #5,195 (-7) 24 Apr’19 1.02am UTC
Unique visitors ( 223,995 / day 24 Apr’19 1.02am 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 #141 (23 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

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