We are strong believers that Web3 will encourage emergent gameplay and unlock a new realm of possibilities around ownership and fun!
Every single game item in Sunflower Land is stored on the Blockchain - this includes seeds, crops, tools, skills, clothing, food, expansions, achievements and much more!
This creates an environment where players can have ownership of their in-game resources and opens up the possibility for our open source community to build experiences on top of these publicly available Blockchain tokens!
While you play the game, all of the resources you gather reside in a temporary game server. When these items move to the Blockchain they became NFTs, SFTs and ERC20 tokens that can be owned, transferred and traded.
Block Bucks are in-game vouchers which are used to replenish your shops. They are the mechanism which:
- Funds the project
- Stores your game progress on the Blockchain
When you purchase a Block Buck, all of your game progress is stored safely onto the Blockchain. This ensures data is secure and available in Web3 areas and communities such as Goblin Retreat.
Should I purchase 1 or 5?
When you purchase a Block Buck you must submit a transaction to the Blockchain. A transaction includes additional 'gas fees' which go towards the network. When traffic is high, these gas fees can increase to large amounts.
It is recommended to buy 5 Block Bucks at a time so you only submit 1 transaction, instead of 5 transactions. This ensures overall you are paying less gas fees.
When you purchase Block Bucks, all of your data is stored on chain.
However, you can also store data on chain without buying a Block Buck. This can be useful if you have reached the max game progress limits and need to secure your data on chain. It can also be used to make your progress available on the Blockchain for Web3 communities and leaderboards.
You are not charged any project fee to store your data on chain, only the transaction gas fees.
If you want to withdraw, trade or craft rare items you will need to visit Goblin Retreat. This is a decentralised island that requires all actions are submitted directly to the Blockchain.
If your items are not on the Blockchain, they will not appear at Goblin Retreat.
Progress will not be lost if you do go to Goblin Village and perform an action without first storing data on chain.
Sometimes the network is busy, this means that the gas fee might be higher than normal. You can always check this via https://polygonscan.com/gastracker
If you are struggling to submit a transaction due to in game errors you can try the following:
First , click on the Site Suggested, when the Metamask window pops up
This will allow you to edit the gas fee, Try using aggressive as this may fix most problems.
In most cases this will fix any problems, if not. Then please consider trying to reset metamask by clicking settings - advanced - reset account
If this does not fix any transaction problems, then try clearing your cache, resetting your device and failing that ask us in discord.