CryptoKitties lets you exchange a made-up thing called Ethereum for fake cats. Naturally it's the next big thing in the super convoluted world of cryptocurrencies, where people spend a lot of time cooking up fancy new names for pyramid schemes. Like people who hoarded Beanie Babies back in the day, digital collectors are gathering and breeding fictional cats in hopes that they will eventually be able to turn their furry $5 investments into hundred thousand dollar payouts.
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When black markets develop on the sidelines of most massively multiplayer online role-playing games, most developers would panic. But with today's rise of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, a growing group of game-makers are embracing some gamers' tendency to turn in-game currency into real-world money.