- CryptoKitty is a digital blockchain-based game.
- It involves the mating and breeding of CryptoKitties for the generation of offspring with rare attributes (physical traits).
- More money can be earned by generating high-valued CryptoKitties such as Genesis Cats.
The first game built on the ETH cryptocurrency network was launched in 2017 called CryptoKitty. Now it has become an important part of the marketplace because of its ability to buy and sell CryptoKitties to earn money in the form of cryptocurrencies.
What are CryptoKitties?
CryptoKitties is a game that was launched in 2017, and it was the first ever game built on the network of Ethereum cryptocurrency. Precisely, it is a blockchain-based digital collectible game that involves collecting and breeding cats based on the same physical traits (one-of-a-kind genome). Each CryptoKitty is unique and backed by Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).
There are 12 attributes in this game called ‘Cattributes’’ which get passed to offspring. These attributes include the color of their skin, the shape of their eyes, the shape of their mouth, etc. To earn a good amount of money, players have to generate a CryptoKitty with rare attributes.
The Genesis Cat was the first CryptoKitty which was developed by the game developers in 2017 and it is the rarest CryptoKitty as well. There is a term called ‘Cooldow’ in this game which means the time a kitty takes to recover after breeding.
The Genesis CryptoKitty was created with a fast 1-minute cooldown. The time can be from 1 minute to 1 week (catatonic). There are 4 billion possible variations of CryptoKitties as each digital cat has its own 256-bit genome that consists of its DNA and attributes. The genes in CryptoKitties include tiger, munchkin, wonky, pearl, greymatter, mintgreen, foot00, purplehaze, mypar09, pu06, se07, and rollercoaster.
The types of different CryptoKitties which are highly valued in the market include Mewtation Gems (The first cat in the game that gets a specific mewtated gene called diamond gem), Founder Cats, Exclusive Cats, Fancy Cats, Purrstige Cats, Shiny Cats, Special Edition (SE) Cats. CryptoKitties are turned into a currency as they are worth at least one Wrapped CryptoKitty (WCK) token.
How to Make Money from CryptoKitties?
First, the registration should be done on the website, cryptokitties.co followed by linking the MetaMask wallet. Further, buy CryptoKitties with ETH using the wallet. The marketplace is also there for CryptoKitties where players can buy and sell them. To sell CryptoKittie at higher prices, aim for the Gen (the generation) cattribute. The lower the Gen number, the rarer the cat.
The Genesis cats are highly valued cats in the game. The Genesis Cat was from Gen 0 and there are around 50,000 cats that can be created in the category. As they mate, new cats are generated with higher Gen numbers.
Hence, the CryptoKitty game is a good source of earning cryptocurrencies with the entertainment and joy of playing games. CryptoKitties are an active part of the crypto market. The simple process of creating cat offspring with high Gen number by selecting parent cats of rare attributes (cattributes). The cooldown factor should also be considered at the time of mating and breeding CryptoKitties.