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This week in Hive Chain News
HiveFest5 is coming up in just 1 week. Hivers will meet up in AltspaceVR on December 18th. 600 Hivers have already registered! Attendees should now RSVP for the event in AltspaceVR, after logging in. [info]
Months ago Hive and ARK announced a partnership. Recently, ARK's MarketSquare team has been pumping out marketing for Hive dApps. You can see the growing list on MarketSquare.io. MarketSquare's goal is to be the home page for the decentralized web. Several days this week the @HelloMSQ Twitter account posted partnership announcements including short introduction videos for a handful of Hive dapps. They called this campaign #MarketSquareXHive week.
Screenshot from MarketSquare.io
This Week in Hive-Powered Games
Hive is home to a growing number of blockchain games. Many of these games are free to play. All you need is a Hive wallet. Here's a quick summary of the Hive game landscape.
Splinterlands team shared a partnership/promotion with the WAX-blockchain game Blockchain Heroes. For a limited time, players who purchase >=50 Splinterlands UNTAMED card packs can also get some Blockchain Heroes card packs.
This Week in Hive-Powered dApps, Tribes, & Tokens
Hive powers a growing number of decentralized apps (dApps). Since they all live on the same chain, one Hive account can be used to access every app. Here's a quick summary of the Hive app landscape.
Dapplr, the stylish Hive mobile app, released an update which allows app users to easily conver HBD to Hive. And, they've improved video viewing experience by changing how video buffering works. [info]
LeoFinance launched a ground-breaking Twitter sign-in feature. I've tried it myself and agree it is extremely to use. With a Twitter account you can instantly create a Hive account on LeoFinance.io and start posting/voting/commenting. [info]
Hive Community Contests and Initiatives
Hivers love contests. Many communities run weekly or monthly contests to encourage content creation and engagement. A good place to find contests the "contest" tag. Good luck, have fun! I listed just a few below to get you started.
- @Ecency's Advent Calendar contest - win Ecency points [info]
- Hive Pets Community introduction contest - 40 Hive prize pool [info]
- @detlev's Beer Saturday contest - week #181 [info]
- @Phortun's Christmas lights photo contest [info]
- @yourtop3's monthly contest - December - What are your favorite Oscar-winning movies? [info]
Raffles and Giveaways
- @combination's weekly Hive charity giveaway. Enter the numbers draw with 1 HBD and stand a chance to win some HBD. Proceeds go to @papilloncharity, a registered not-for-profit. Donors can now earn a special HiveBuzz badge. [info]
Upcoming Hive Events and Meetups
- DACH virtual meetup - December 15th, 2020 [info]
- HiveFest5 (virtual conference) - December 18th, 2020 @ AltspaceVR [info]
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