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JavaScript

JavaScript is primarily used in web design as it is easy to connect the link between blocks of information. Creating the…

Solidity

Solidity is a contract-based language that is primarily used in Ethereum and Blockchain development. One of the reasons why programmers…

MetaMask

A digital facility that holds your Ether and other Ethereum based tokens (like Drachmae). It lets you interact seamlessly with…

Ethereum [ETH]

Ethereum is a technology that lets you send cryptocurrency to anyone for a small fee. It also powers applications that everyone can…

Bitcoin

Bitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money. Known as cryptocurrency, it was invented in 2008…

Gamification

  Gamification /ˌɡeɪmɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun the application of typical elements of game playing (e.g. point scoring, competition with others, rules of…

Ranks

Your rank on Nyx-labs.com indicates how long and how much you participate in the community over time. The more you…

Exodus

Exodus is a free software wallet for mobile and PC that supports over 100+ crypto assets and allows for multiple…

Binance

Binance is a cryptocurrency exchange that provides a platform for trading various cryptocurrencies. As of January 2018, Binance was the…

Game Mechanics

"Game Mechanics are constructs of rules and feedback loops intended to produce enjoyable gameplay. They are the building blocks that can be applied and combined to gamify any non-game context."

Gas Prices

Gas refers to the fee, or pricing value, required to successfully conduct a transaction or execute a contract on the Ethereum blockchain platform.

Ren Protocol

In 2017 software developers Taiyang Zhang and Loong Wang founded Republic Protocol. The following year the project had a private…

Spirit Stakes

The Fishing Hut

Souls with a Spirit Stake in the "Fishing Hut" can expect to catch Adaptables every now and again. It's a slow process, but potentially a profitable one. "Teach a man to fish..."

The Homestead

Souls with a Spirit Stake in the "Fishing Hut" can expect to catch Adaptables every now and again. It's a slow process, but potentially a profitable one. "Teach a man to fish..."

The Transmutation Hut

A place of potent magical alchemy. Souls with a Spirit Stake here can expect strong boons to their Mana stocks. "Abracadabra..."

The Tavern

The “Tavern” is a popular location at the shore of the Heartlake. Innkeepers can expect regular income from patron Souls. "Three Souls walk into a bar..."

The Campfire

The “Campfire” allows a soul that has a Spirit Stake to stake a witness claim at The River. It often *moves around* and is prone to constant changes as fire tends to be. "Great to make smores...

Items

Splinterbloom Cactus

With the proper conditions met the ubiquituous Turtle Cacti can be brought to bloom! The flowers are a magnificent shade of burgundy purple and exude a stern discipline.

Small Mana Potion

"This small flask is filled with a strange purple liquid. It glows faintly."

Velociraptor Claw

"This fossilized Velociraptor Claw has seen its share of history. It's still exceedingly sharp."

River Lotus

These "River Lotus" absorb some of the essence of the stream. They grow abundantly in the most visited parts of Styx.

Nyxshroom

The "Nyxshroom" is a fire red mushroom with replenishing qualities. It can only be picked up by those with an affinity for magic.

Wasp Catcher

"This is a fully functional "wasp catcher" to painlessly catch insects with. It can be 3D-printed and works in the real world too!"

Entwined Scroll

An ancient looking scroll entwined by vines with purple flowers. The merchant swears that they will retract once you purchase. You somehow doubt it...

Cracked Dragon Egg

"A broken dragon egg. It seems that whatever was occupying it hatched quite recently."

Pyroplume

"The brilliant plume of a Firebird with a color spectrum like molten lava. It bristles around famous souls."

Turtleshell Cactus

These cacti are a fairly common sight along the river Styx. They resemble the shell of a Turtle! Cultivating them is a tricky yet fruitful endeavour.

Circles

Second Circle

After becoming attuned to the ebbs and flow of the River Styx. Souls may ascend to this sophomore stage.

Third Circle

Reserved for seasoned souls that have "been around the block" and contributed to the river in major ways.

Fourth Circle

Only the most accomplished of souls will find themselves here. There are many possible paths and only few lead here. "It's the journey not the destination.'

CREATION

Dragon Egg

Dragon Egg

*A single spark appears in the distance. As it starts zapping about in the distance, the total darkness you felt engulfed in before is slowly illuminated. Suddenly, the strange purple light zips...

Baby Dragon

Baby Dragon

A freshly hatched dragon. It may be tiny...but you know better than to mess with it. Dragons are known to possess powerful magical energies and those teeth are pretty pointy too. They...

Drake

An adolescent Drake Dragons that have learned to fly but are not yet able to breathe fire or cast controlled magic are known as "Drakes". They are famous for their mercurial tempers....

Dragon

A real, massive, ACTUAL Dragon Creatures of legends and myth, Dragons have long captured the imagination of souls young and old. To become one you will need to show extraordinary creativity and...

Renown

Cipher

So far nobody here has heard of you. As you participate in the community your reknown will grow and soon the whole world shall speak your name in reverence.

Upstart

A respectable host of souls have interacted with Upstarts already. Not totally a totally unknown quantity anymore.

Local Hero

Proven to be well-known and well-connected, "Local Heroes" are the heart and soul of most communities.

River Idol

The rare, the exceptional, the influential. Only the fewest souls will ever reach the status of "River Idol", those that do are known across the river Styx.

Enterprise

Strange Bean

A stange seed. Nurture it and it may turn into an enterprise.

Sprout

A magical sprout. Can only be grown by those with a penchant for business.