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With the next Wombattle we are conducting a contest on EOS Racing. Beat your opponents and grab a share of the prize with a total worth of 100 EOS. We will reward the fastest 50 Wombat users (matches & competitions count). The goal of the cup is to beat your opponents by speeding through traffic as fast as you can thus coming out on top of the ranking. The competition will start on the 2nd of December at 10 am UTC and will end on the 6th of December, same time. Set up your race car and join the fun. …


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We are thrilled to announce that Wombat covers all CPU costs for decentralized Apps (dApps) enrolled in our UnlimitedPlay partner program. This means that users can play selected games with Wombat and simply enjoy them without worrying about CPU anymore. The games Chain Clash and EOS Racing are the first two dApps who participate in our partner program and who benefit from free CPU.

Background

Driven by the Eidos airdrop the EOS mainnet suffered (or benefitted?) from CPU price surge as of November 1st 2019. The price surge revealed that super low cost resources on EOS is just an illusion of which we have forgotten that this is one. We were reminded that — despite the awesome scalability of EOS — there are still limits to how much the network can handle and that resources on any given decentralized network are scarce and therefore pricey. …


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Our vision is and always has been to build a wallet for the 99% of people who did not study computer science to create and manage an EOS account. Wombat is all about great UX and helping everyday users to enjoy decentralised applications (dApps) with ease. We want to remove all entry barriers for first-time users and want to make EOS dApps more accessible.

With this vision in mind we acknowledge that for most people it is an unfamiliar concept to pay upfront for a “wallet”, to “stake resources” and to keep track of “CPU spikes” just to play a game on EOS. Therefore we made sure from the very beginning that EOS accounts created with Wombat are free, that technicalities such as “staking CPU” are abstracted away and that the wallet and dApp-experience is similar to the experience everyday users are used to. …


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Attention everyone, the Wombattle Series continues with the game Prospectors. The 20 players who work the hardest will each get a share of the 5.000 PGL prize pool. So it’s all about mining and working as much as possible. The challenge will be held from the 28th of October (9 am UTC) until the 1st of November (1 pm UTC).

How to participate?

Every Wombat user can participate at the Wombattle. If you have not heard of Wombat yet — Wombat offers free EOS accounts, free staking and is available for Android, iOS and Google Chrome. …


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We are excited to announce that Wombat users now can buy crypto with credit or debit card via our partner Carbon. This means that users can buy EOS from most countries for up to $250 per day without KYC, for fair rates and most importantly within 60 seconds.

How does it work?

To buy EOS you only need to open your wallet view and click on “buy”. A new screen pops up starting the process via Carbon’s widget. Just type in the amount of EOS you want to buy (minimum of $5.00) click “next” and make sure the correct EOS account is selected. Wombat automatically prefills your account name but it always makes sense to double-check. …


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As of release 1.0.12 we are excited to announce that Wombat offers whitelisting of trusted actions. Users can select specific actions to be whitelisted so they don’t have to sign them manually any longer. This features gives every user full control to decide when manual signing makes sense and when it limits the user experience — for example when playing a game.

Why does whitelisting matter?

Wombat is all about lowering the entry barriers for first-time EOS users and always optimizes for great user experience. As a result, we challenged the current dogma of asking the user to sign every transaction, no matter how repetitive or low-risk those are. Of course it is at the heart of blockchains to give proof of the users legitimacy by asking the user to sign the transaction with the correct private key. However, we believe that not every action should be treated as the equivalent of a 1 million EOS transfer. Many actions, especially in gaming dapps, are low risk, they do not have much at stake and are quite repetitive (and let’s be honest, sometimes annoying). These actions can now be whitelisted. …


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We are more than excited to announce a new partnership with the game Solitaire Duel published by Neowiz Play Studio Blockchain Lab. Solitaire Duel is one of the best known EOS games, is fun to play and is for free for a limited amount of games. Gamers who want to play Solitaire Duel for the first time can now easily open up an EOS account with Wombat for free and play the game in Wombat directly. …


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As of release 1.0.9 we are excited to announce that Wombat now supports dApp tokens of selected dApps. This means that users can see all tokens at a glance in their wallet and can easily receive and send these tokens to other EOS accounts. This feature gives every user full transparency and flexibility with regards to dApp tokens.

Which tokens are supported?

Initially all native tokens of our partners and all relevant tokens of dApps available in Wombat’s explorer are supported including: PIXEOS, PVP, MAIL, SLT, CHEX, IQ, NDX and PGL. …


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As of release 1.0.6 we are excited to announce that Wombat offers pro-accounts now. A pro-account enables every user to unlock their private key and disable the multi-signature permission. This feature gives every user full control and freedom of their account if needed.

Why do pro-accounts matter?

Wombat is optimized for great user experience of everyday users enabling everyone to use EOS dApps without prior blockchain knowledge and without spending money initially. Most of the first-time users do not know what a key pair is, how it works and why it is important to keep the private key secure. As a consequence, Wombat does not expose the user to these topics initially and pays for the resources in advance to give everyone the chance to experience what the Web 3.0 …


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We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with EOS Knights! EOS Knights is a RPG mobile game and with more than 20.000 users the most successful game on the EOS blockchain. Gamers who want to play EOS Knights for the first time can now easily open up an EOS account with Wombat for free and within seconds. Users can either play the EOS Knights web-version in Wombat directly or just use Wombat to sign transactions in the EOS Knights App (as shown in screenshot).

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Signing transaction with Wombat

Alexander Gutjahr, CTO of Wombat, says: “It is great to see how entry barriers of the EOS eco-system get reduced by combining high-quality games like EOS Knights and state-of-the-art dApp browsers like Wombat. We are very grateful to the EOS Knights team who did a great job to integrate Wombat into their game. Now it is possible to easily play EOS Knights without any prior blockchain knowledge and especially without the burden of taking care of CPU, NET and RAM. …

Alexander Heckel

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