Frequently Asked Questions
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What is Fishbank Alpha?
Fishbank Alpha is the demonstration of Fishbank game core functionality running on Ethereum test network called Rinkeby. That allows anyone to test Fishbank game core functions and not risk real Ether.
Fishbank Alpha may not represent all the functions available in the Stable release of Fishbank game. Some functions may be added to Alpha later.
Most likely there will be also a Beta version of the game in between that will be running on mainnet to show how to work with Fishbank Game with real Ether.
How can I receive my crypto fish token?
You need to be authorized on Fishbank game website (https://alpha.fishbank.io for Fishbank Alpha) with your MetaMask wallet. You will see all the crypto fish tokens you have on the “My Assets” page.
Why I can’t see my crypto fish tokens in MetaMask?
Every crypto fish game asset in an ERC-721 token. MetaMask offers a convenient way to authorize on a website and sign transactions to Ethereum network, but does not support listing of ERC-721 tokens at the moment.
You can see all your crypto fish tokens on the “My Assets” page in Fishbank game interface.
Can the Fishbank game be played on a smartphone?
In the near future, yes. Most likely Stable version will have a mobile version for most popular OS.
Is Fishbank open sourced?
We will publish smart contracts code prior to Stable version release. Due to huge hype around Fishbank game there are already some clones those we don't want to share our approach with.
How to play Alpha?
In order to participate in early tests of Fishbank game you need to have Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser with installed MetaMask digital wallet (browser extension).
You can get MetaMask wallet on https://metamask.io/1) Switch your MetaMask wallet to Rinkeby Test Network:
2) Get some test Ether for free from Rinkeby Faucet https://faucet.rinkeby.io/
3) Go to https://alpha.fishbank.io and enter desired nickname and your e-maill address to sign up for Fishbank Alpha.
You will need Ether to pay for gas to run operations in Fishbank Alpha.
What is Ether and Gas?
Ether or ETH is the Ethereum blockchain cryptocurrency. Gas is kind of fuel this blockchain consume to include transaction information in the block.
Why should I use MetaMask?
Almost every Fishbank game action is Ethereum network transaction that should be signed by crypto token owner and must be included in the block before it applies any effect on the game assets. That makes sure your crypto game assets are stored in blockchain and every game action in listed there as well, so you can track the history of any crypto fish token.
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Is there a market in Alpha?
Yes, it will be launched within a couple of weeks after Alpha launch. Most likely it will be introduced in Beta version of the game running in mainnet to make some sence for trading.
Is there a boosters and chests in Alpha?
No, boosters and chests functions will be introduced in Stable release.
If I sell my preordered crypto fish token in Alpha, will I still have one in Stable?
What happens in Alpha stays in Alpha. Even if you sell your fish token in Alpha and have preordered one for stable, you will 100% receive one for Stable.
If I sell my Epic/Legendary fish rewarded during Bounty in Alpha, will I have still have Epic/Legendary fish in Stable?
Will the buyer who buys rewarded Epic/Legendary in Alpha have Epic/Legendary in stable?
How does the Speed influence cooldown time?
Cooldown period for your crypto fish token for attack and being attacked is set as the corresponding values to fish Speed parameter for Alpha as shown in the table:
Please be informed these values may be changed prior to Stable release.
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