Thursday, September 21

Vitalik Buterin Suggests Making NFTs “Souled” Like World of Warcraft Items By Cointelegraph

©Reuters. Vitalik Buterin Suggests Making NFTs “Souled” Like World of Warcraft Items

In a post on Wednesday, Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of (ETH), expressed his desire for Non-Fungible Tokens, or NFTs, to be soul-bound, like the eponymous item class in the popular MMORPG World of Warcraft, or WoW. . In explaining his reasons, Buterin explained that if someone shows that they own an NFT that can be obtained by doing X, such as attending an auction, it is not possible to know if the person attended the auction to obtain it or simply bought the NFT through the market. secondary.

An example of a souled item in WoW | Source: Blizzard Watch

The “soulbound” feature in WoW prevents an item from being traded, mailed, or sold in the game’s Auction House to other players. It was designed by the developers to prevent “twinking” from high level characters to low level characters in order to dramatically speed up the grinding process of fighting monsters to gain experience.

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