No Man's Sky players have created an in-game cryptocurrency that works because it has no value

10 months 4 weeks ago

Yesterday tech journalist Alex Hern, who has been making comparatively gentle fun of the crypto crash, pointed out that he didn't Tweet about bitcoin in the boom times "because it wasn't funny then." So, after we posted yesterday about a crypto fan who very shoddily stole Itch and for some reason tagged Itch's founder in a tweet about it, allow me to bring you the news that some No Man's Sky players have come up with what I think is the most useful application of a crypto currency I've seen. And it works because it is deliberately valueless.

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Alice Bell