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Vitalik Buterin Introduces Pre-Crypto Game to Ethereum’s IPFS

source-logo  coinedition.com 23 May 2023 08:54, UTC

The Russian computer programmer and founder of the leading blockchain platform Ethereum Vitalik Buterin declared via his official Twitter page the addition of the “real-time strategic game”, Slasha to IPFS. He asserted that he created the game in his pre-crypto days, in 2011.

On May 23, Buterin shared the tweet citing a “totally random fun thing”:

Totally random fun thing:

I took a game I made in my pre-crypto days (back in 2011) and uploaded it to IPFS.

Enjoy, and good luck beating the tutorial!https://t.co/6Jyp6CsR1c

— vitalik.eth (@VitalikButerin) May 23, 2023

Buterin provided a brief description of the game, where the player would fight as a commander. By illustrating with an example campaign for “Slasha 5.0”, the Ethereum founder wished his 4.8 million followers the best of luck in “beating the tutorial”.

The tweet included a link that led to the introduction to Sasha 5.0. The tutorial provided a brief description of the situations in the game, which the player is supposed to confront as a commander. According to the description, the gamer would be placed in Queen Madrina’s prosperous reign which eventually turns horrific, on account of the Sabayon terrorist movement.

Source: Sasha 5.0

As the brave commander, the player would be introduced into the realm when the situation worsens; the commander would summon loyal soldiers, forming a small army against the “evil wizard Xandros and his demonic minions”.

The tutorial also detailed the mechanism of the game, briefing the guidelines:

This campaign will get you acquainted with the controls and basic strategy and get you fighting <insert enemy here> in no time! To control a unit, right-click (or hit shift) next to it and left-click (or enter/return) to tell it to move to a place. Hitting opponents is automated; you don’t need to order your units to attack.

With the game included in IPFS or the Inter-Planatry File System, Ethereum’s decentralized storage and file referencing system, Buterin has provided a novel platform for his community to play and win. His followers overwhelmingly welcomed the news sharing their gratitude to him.