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    AMD Robot Cache games marketplace enters open beta

    You can play, buy and sell digital games - and mine 'IRON' to help pay for more games.
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    Re: AMD Robot Cache games marketplace enters open beta

    Didn't Razer do something like this?

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    Re: AMD Robot Cache games marketplace enters open beta

    Anti-virus says the mining program is a virus....
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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    Re: AMD Robot Cache games marketplace enters open beta

    Tried, no AAA titels, mb later.

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    Re: AMD Robot Cache games marketplace enters open beta

    Probably come back in a year,and say the games can't be sold back,or the mining credits are invalid. Probably AMD will blame it on something,something.


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: AMD Robot Cache games marketplace enters open beta

    The mining aspect is a little dubious... will user's PCs be sat there actively running CPU-intensive block-chain calculations, when they state that 'IRON' is not actually a currency?

    Struggling to understand the value in this, not just for me, but for any group AMD might wish to target.

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    Re: AMD Robot Cache games marketplace enters open beta

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    allows AMD to give developers a very generous cut of sales revenue
    What, like some other retailer tried and failed to do?
    They're doomed.

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    You won't be able to sell your Steam games on Robot Cache.
    Oh, they're definitely doomed!

    AMD obviously get something from this 'mining', even if it's just you crunching/folding numbers for their own data uses, for which you get X Iron per hour to spend within their ecosystem, kinda like in-store credit rather than actual cryptocurrency that can be spent in other places.
    It sounds a bit veiled though and dressed up as something slightly different.
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