NFT marketplace and notorious internet name LimeWire has entered the web3 gaming space to facilitate the public sale of LMWR tokens.
Experienced person browser games It takes you back to the early 2000s when LimeWire was something else.
The only link between LimeWire and the original version is the domain name, and the project has a completely separate leadership team.But the new operator certainly knows how to push the nostalgic button of millennials everywhere. new game It takes users through the memory halls of early 2000s teens exploring the fun of peer-to-peer (P2P) networks for the first time.
of game It brings back a user interface similar to the original LimeWire application and puts the game on the Windows 95 desktop. This contest aims to download as many files as possible without downloading viruses.
Players can search for bands from that era and download songs until the program indicates that a virus has been detected and the game has ended. My first attempt finished with just 170 points on the “Green Day” search.
The game is clearly marketing material for general sale, but that doesn’t mean the ads aren’t fun once in a while. The designers of this “user activation” clearly have a target audience due to the obvious ties between software like LimeWire and the current cryptocurrency industry.
For many, Bitcoin was far from the first P2P experience for most of us. I remember the joy of finding a band’s back catalog with no CDs for sale nearby, the random bootleg live recordings, and the agony of being left with 97.9% of the files for Reacher.
York University even had a local network on LimeWire for torrenting files on the university intranet. Obviously, I never participated in any of these activities. illegal.
However, the P2P boom was short-lived when Lime Wire LLC ordered All file-sharing activity was stopped by a US federal court in October 2010 following a lawsuit by Arista Records LLC. But Bitcoin was created the year before in his 2009, becoming the next grassroots network for those in the gray areas of the internet.
With P2P networks back in fashion, it’s nice to see the name LimeWire back on the Internet. Original creator Mark Gorton, absence Sad from the project, the new game certainly brings back memories and a reminder of how bullish we were on decentralization.
Disclaimer: LimeWire is an advertising partner of CryptoSlate, which is no Sponsored post; our editorial team decided to cover this news organically.