Mythical Games Releases New EOS-Based Digital Asset Standard: dGoods

Logo via dGoods / GitHub

Mythical Games, a startup game studio that recently exited stealth mode, recently unveiled dGoods, a new industry-wide initiative to help formalize the fast-growing global marketplace of digital items between creators, consumers and studios.

According to a press release provided to SludgeFeed, the collaboration is led by Mythical Games, EOS Lynx, Scatter, Cypherglass, pixEOS (the maker of pixEOS Paint) and several other blockchain firms, all of which saw a need to develop better digital goods standards for the development community, with a specific focus on the EOS (EOS) blockchain.

dGoods can be seen as a push toward a commercially-endorsed benchmark for creating and distributing digital assets on the blockchain, states the Mythical Games team. Applications of these assets span multiple industries, but can most aptly be seen in the blockchain gaming community where in-game items can be represented by network tokens.

The website describes dGoods as “a logical extension of the standard EOS token with the addition of significant functionality improvements that will allow teams to easily integrate and display virtual items.”

With the announcement comes the release of version 0.1, which includes the following:

  1. Metadata Templates for 3D and 2D assets
  2. Certificate of Authenticity
  3. Multiple categorized tokens in one token contract
  4. Fungible and non-fungible in one contract
  5. Open source functionality

“The goal of our first draft was to make sure we captured the fundamentals while creating a solid foundation for the dGoods standard that we can continue to expand and build on top of,” added Rudy Koch, Mythical Games’ head of blockchain. “We’ve collaborated with some incredibly talented teams to design a spec that we’re confident sharing with the development community at large. The dGoods standard is a free and open standard aimed at supporting a diverse range of digital assets and requirements. With the release of this draft, we encourage those who are interested to review the spec, pressure test our design, and provide [their] valuable input.”

This is another major announcement for Mythical Games, which also recently revealed that it would be teaming up with SXSW Gaming to host this year’s opening night party on March 15.

More: New Blockchain Industry Initiative ‘dGoods Standard’

Disclaimer: This article’s author has cryptocurrency holdings that can be tracked here. This article is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as investment advice. Always conduct your own due diligence before making investments.

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