Chainlink and War Riders™ today announced that human-readable usernames can now be used to handle deposits and withdrawals from a smart contract live on the Ethereum network. The new system ensures that a human-readable account name can withdraw blockchain assets to the right ETH address which can be changed at will off-chain and still be reliably identified during withdrawal through the use of Chainlink oracles and the War Riders API.
The system is a major breakthrough in helping dApps and other blockchain-enabled applications such as games achieve mainstream adoption because it retains the benefits of on-chain security while gaining off-chain scalability and lower costs when doing crypto transfers. This was made possible by combining the flexibility and reliability of the Chainlink oracles with a new robust server solution from War Riders.
The Current Friction in Blockchain Projects
Sending funds to a long, unreadable hash address is not as thriving as typing a username. Many projects are trying to solve that problem by giving users the tools to set up readable domains themselves. However, what if your users don’t want to maintain their own domains or subdomains, set on-chain resolvers, and deal with all of that stuff that makes onboarding more painful?
As a company, you can invite your users to simply create a username and link their wallets to that username by signing a message off-chain (this doesn’t cost anything). A company can then use that username to route crypto transfers for its users, with the help of an API server and a trusted oracle provider.
Combining the War Riders API with Chainlink
War Riders is a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game based on earning cryptocurrency, customizing vehicles, and battling opponents. Players use their own war vehicles and weapons to mine/farm the in-game currency, Benzene (BZN). BZN is stored in the Game Pool contract and can be withdrawn by the user to their linked wall...