The 40 Best Ethereum Games

Future of Gaming
Dec 11, 2018 · 12 min read

Whether you’re looking for an Ethereum based MMO, Card Game, RPG, or Collectible this list has it all.

Blockchain based games are quickly amassing players and offer unique advantages over normal games:

  • You own your in-game assets.
  • You can earn money playing video games.
  • You can use in-game assets/items/characters between different games.

This epic list has the 40 most popular Ethereum games. Read on!

World of Ether

Enter a decentralized world in which you collect the native fauna, powerful and mysterious creatures known as ‘Etherians.’ Breed your Etherians to make more. Sell and sire them for ETH. Battle them for experience.

With experience you level up to breed rarer and more powerful monsters. Get ERC20 in-game power ups to fuel monsters.

MegaCryptoPolis

A dесеntrаlized city builder strategy game on the Ethereum blосkсhаin.

Acquire your block of land, become a district owner, gain influence, destroy opponents, collect taxes in Ether every day, and trade on the open market.

Neon District

Neon District is an online role playing game for desktop, iOS, and Android.

In Neon District, you record your history of wins and losses on a game-centric blockchain provided by the Loom Network. When you want to, you can transfer your assets to the Ethereum mainnet to sell and purchase items on Neon District’s peer-to-peer Marketplace.

Most excitingly, you don’t need to own any Ethereum to experience the basic game play and explore the lay of the land.

Lordless

Lordless is a fantasy game where you rule your Tavern.

Recruit bounty hunters, send them on quests, and reap the rewards. You can also play a bounty hunter completing the quests yourself and getting the rewards.

Dragonereum

Dragonereum is a cryptocollectible game where you own a dragon, trade your dragons, interbreed them, and battle other dragons, collecting rewards and achievements along the way.

All these actions are done on the blockchain in an open, trusted, and decentralized manner.

My Crypto Heroes

‘My Crypto Heroes’(MCH) is an RPG for smartphones and PC featuring blockchain technology.

Collect and train historical Heroes of the world, get special and legendary items into your to equip, compose the ultimate unbeatable team formations, and challenge epic battles to conquer the crypto world!

Chibi Fighters

Chibi Fighters are cute little warriors that know no mercy; don’t be fooled by their appearance, they are fierce fighters.

The really hardcore will enter the Ring of Death. Only one Chibi will survive. Winner gets Ether in return. Made for casual gamers. There is no leveling or progression gameplay.

CryptoAssault

Dominate enemies in this MMO war game, in which having a powerful army and solid strategy will earn you Ethereum.

Claim territory, battle others, mine resources, and join an alliance! Command your army in this hybrid on-chain/off-chain game with hundreds of others battling in real-time in a huge 3D world.

ETH.TOWN

In this game, you will start off as a small property investor, and work your way up to the very top of the ranking ladder.

Out-wit! Out-play! Out-strategize! Beyond a certain point in the game, and once certain conditions are met, you will be able to sit back and comfortably benefit from other participants’ actions.

Blockchain Cuties

A very cute collectible game with adventures on the Ethereum blockchain.

Play with puppies, dragons, bear cubs, cats and other real and fantastical creatures alike!

Offices in Cutieland.

CryptoCountries

Buy Countries as Smart Contracts using blockchain technology and take over the world map. Be the emperor of the world and own countries such as The United States, China, or Thailand as Smart Contracts on the Ethereum Blockchain.

As soon as you acquire a country, you take ownership of that nation and it automatically increases in price.

Careful though! If someone else wants to grab your territory, they can by paying up to double the price that you paid. You will then lose the ownership of that country, but you will receive up to double the amount in ETH automatically transferred back to your crypto wallet.

Token Tycoon: Lucky Wheel

From the developers of Ether Online, comes Token Tycoon: the first blockchain tycoon simulation game where you have to strategize everything from hiring the right talent to finding the perfect location.

Increase your market value and become the wealthiest tycoon of all!

CryptoAlchemy

CryptoAlchemy is an open platform for alchemical experiments that is based on blockchain technology. It is available to anyone and very easy to use.

Begin by purchasing your own chemical element. Eventually, other players pay you to use your Element Smart Contracts. Do not stop at owning pure elements: create complex combinations and be the first to discover Penicillin, gunpowder, or, when the time is right, even build an ISS!

Etheremon

Etheremon creates a world of Monsters (or Mons) in which you can capture, train, transform, and trade your monsters with others.

Combining Blockchain and Virtual Reality technology, Etheremon offers an unprecedented gaming experience. Own the assets, which no one can influence or steal, and see them operating in the real world.

CryptoAtoms

Spread, merge and evolve collectible fundamental structures called Atoms!

Set your strategy and fill your wallet with a lot of non-fungible crypto-lifeforms!

War Riders

War Riders is an MMO where you earn cryptocurrency and blow up cars.

You can build your own war vehicles from scratch with customized logos and messaging. Use your vehicle to mine and attack enemies for Benzene.

Become the most powerful and wealthy army by expanding your garage locations, buying better weapons, and killing for influence. Offer protection to other players and earn ETH.

Cubego

Cubego is a open-world game that lets you build any character you want from cube blocks, like Lego.

Every character is unique and you are granted “copyright ownership” over your creations, protecting your models from being copied.

CryptoCare

CryptoCare donates Ether to high-impact causes when you adopt adorable cryptocollectibles. There are partnerships with nine philanthropic organizations (EFF, GiveDirectly, and Heifer Intl, 350.org, WildMe, Rainforest Foundation US, GRACEaid, Fight for the Future, and Freedom of the Press Foundation) to provide unique cryptocollectibles that represent your in-kind donation.

There are no credit cards, email addresses, or passwords required to participate, making your experience completely secure and as private as you prefer.

Both your collectibles and proof of your good deeds live on the Ethereum network and the InterPlanetary File System in perpetuity.

Crypto Takeovers

Enjoyed Risk or Civilization? You will love Crypto Takeovers!

Use your obsessions about the real world to reign supreme. Acquire cities and countries strategically, and decimate your enemies when your predictions about the world come true.

Crypto Takeovers leverages the blockchain to create full transparency and ownership.

Project Genesis

The first AI to have a soul was inexplicably created in a small support ship called D-PARC. Play Project Genesis as this new AI to discover the meaning of choice and morality as you attempt to uncover the secrets behind your mysterious mission: to transport 100,001 cryogenically frozen humans to a newly discovered planet.

A team based first-person-combat and space-shooter game, Project Genesis lets you acquire your very own blockchain powered assets that you can bring with you into other games.

Gods Unchained

A trading card game powered by the Ethereum Blockchain, where your ownership of each card is guaranteed by a smart contract. A new paradigm of gaming: immutable, transparent, and infinitely extensible.

Fast, turn-based and multiplayer-driven gaming. Competitive weekly tournaments with massive prizes.

Win, and have your victory recorded on the blockchain for eternity.

HyperDragons

HyperDragons is a competitive fighting game powered by blockchain technology.

The game allows you to collect, breed, and trade digital dragons by generating smart contracts on blockchain, and emphasizes sustainable gameplay while opening up a fantastic battlefield.

HyperDragons gives you a hybrid experience of fun gaming and digital asset accumulation.

Axie Infinity

Axie Infinity is a game about collecting, raising and battling cute fantasy creatures called Axie, on the Ethereum platform.

Carefully create teams of Axies and battle other trainers in the Arena! Gain experience points to level up your Axies’ stats, evolve their body parts, or breed them to create new offspring. The smarter you play, the more profit you can earn!

Care for and bond with your Axies in terrariums- customizable living environments that you can decorate with beautiful treasures! Some items will be exceedingly rare and produce crafting ingredients that can be used to upgrade Axies and unlock new content.

0xUniverse

0xUniverse is a revolutionary blockchain-based game.

Become an explorer in a galaxy of unique, collectable planets. Colonize them to extract resources and build spacecrafts. Keep expanding your fleet until you’ve uncovered the final mysteries of the universe!

Mythereum

A last-man-standing card game where you pit your deck against 2–4 other players.

In turn, you can launch attacks while attempting to protect your own Health and outlive every other player, earning Mythereum XP along the way.

CryptoPepes

With CryptoPepes you can breed, collect, and fight Pepes on the blockchain.

Each Pepe is 100% unique. When breeding, a new Pepe will inherit genetic traits from its parents.

Battle your Pepes for even more fun!

Ether Goo

Earn ETH by playing a competitive idle game!

Powered by Goo: the only stealable ERC20 Token.

Fun gameplay, secured in a transparent smart contract.

CryptoBots

CryptoBots is a multiplayer online video game based on Ethereum technology.

Like any cryptocurrency assets, your bots are your property: you may buy, sell, or exchange them like any conventional collectors’ items. The introduction of blockchain makes the process secure due to this technology’s ability to reliably trace ownership.

ChickenHunt

ChickenHunt is a character-growing idle game, where players earn shares and profit based on the degree of game play.

ChickenHunt encourages users’ participation and voluntary promotion through reward incentives.

CryptoWars

An epic decentralized civilization is rising. Build and customize your village, form alliances, summon an army, and go to war with your enemies to take control of all realms.

CryptoWars is an entirely original strategy game running on smart contracts. Everything you obtain in-game is really yours and on the Ethereum blockchain.

EtherKnight

Four Knight characters racing against each other to be first to reach the goal and win the pot of gold.

The Race will start after at least 1 player has bought shares of any Knight Racer. Then for every new item activated, a 24 hour countdown will start. At the end of the countdown, if you’re on the first place Racer you will share the Treasure and everybody else will receive their relative payout.

BitGem

BitGem is an idle and strategy blockchain game based on Ethereum.

In BitGem, you’re a mysterious adventurer. News spread quickly around the world after a deserted island with huge amounts of gemstones was mysteriously discovered. You arrived with the crowds under a treasure hunt fever pitch.

Exert your ingenuity to find rich mines before the crowds, mine as many ores as you can, and deploy your unique skills to make them into dazzling rare jewelries.

Planet Crypto

Ever wanted to own your Town, Office Block, School… The White House, or even The Kremlin? Planet Crypto lets you own virtual plots of the entire planet!

Planet Crypto is a strategic trading card game where the first round is land grab— buy your plots now before anyone else! Next stage is building and then… let the battles begin!

CryptoFighters

CryptoFighters is a game centered around cryptographically unique collectible fighters on the Ethereum blockchain.

Collect, battle, and level up your fighters to win new fighters! Weapons, skin color, clothes, and stats — everything is specific to your fighter. Find the rarest and collect them all.

Zombie Battleground

Zombie Battleground is a fast-paced, loot-filled trading card game that runs 100% on the blockchain. That means when you earn a new card, it’s yours forever. No one can take it away from you, not even the developers. And you can buy, sell, and trade your cards freely on the massive P2P marketplace.

Tons of loot, zombies, rare cards, and epic battles await!

Plasma Dog

The first dApp on OmiseGo!

Plasma Dog is an old-school sidescrolling adventure game reminiscent to that of the classic Super Mario Brothers.

Plasma Dog is a humorous take on the cryptocurrency industry, making use of common terms as characters in the game. For example, the game’s enemies include double spends, faulty child chains, invalid blocks, and node collusion. The in-game currency is called UTXO, as in unspent transaction output, a term used to describe a transaction that’s waiting to be spent. UTXO tokens acquired in the game are credited to your wallet.

MLB Crypto Baseball

MLB Crypto Baseball is a blockchain-based sports game that you can play using your very own crypto figures!

Every game of MLB Crypto Baseball is tied to a live MLB game in real time. Your figures will earn stats based on how well they perform in each MLB game. The better your teams and players perform in a live MLB game, the more your figures will improve.

Crypto Space Commander

A space game built on an innovative Ethereum Oracle system providing real-time low cost dapp gaming.

Grind, craft, and profit! Use your ETH to buy low and sell high or create product to sell for higher margins.

Set course for the fringes of known space to risk it all and potentially return with wealth beyond measure!

Crypto Conjure

In Cryptic Conjure, to craft the most powerful spells, you need to use a Runic Altar.

Most alters are run by you, and you can set your fees as you see fit. You can modify your altars with artifacts, imbuing special bonuses: one to fire spells, one to reduce mana costs, and so on.

By obtaining rare artifacts and reading the market, you can reap the rewards from an enthusiastic player ecosystem eager to achieve higher levels of power

CryptoKitties

Saving the original Ethereum game for last.

Collect and breed oh-so-adorable creatures called CryptoKitties!

Each kitty has a unique genome that defines its appearance and traits. You can breed your kitties to create new furry friends and unlock rare cattributes.

There have been kitties that have sold for over $100,000!

Play Now!

There’s plenty to choose from, and a lot of fun to be had! Now’s the time to play.

Are there any games not in this list that should be included? Shoot me an email or a tweet, I’d love to hear from you.

And don’t be afraid to jump in the comments sharing which games are your favorites.

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I love games and I think as crazy as they are now, the future is going to be even crazier. This blog is my attempt to stay on the edge of the future.