Frequently asked question

  • What is Districts?

It is a virtual reality city where all content is made and controlled by users.

  • why this design choice (rings above water)

It This aesthetic choice was made as the fluidity of events and the broad range of possibilities that can be found in Districts was best symbolized by a vast and restless water surface.

  • How to Build and deploy a Dapp in the Districts platform?

Use the Districts visual script to shape and program your applications elements, test it in the offline mode, then broadcast it, it will appear in your land parcel.

  • How to get land parcels?

Parcels can be acquired either from other users, or from the system, in which case, the payment will go to the 3DCoin block reward.

The DVS will assist you by choosing the nearest suitable land parcel for your Dapp, or you may roam the districts world and choose by yourself

  • How will the live action be managed in Districts?

Synchronized super nodes will host all events in every district.

  • What is the DVS

A development tool that enables anyone to create an application without coding expertise, it combines an intuitive interface with the rich 3D library of the unreal4 engine.

  • How does the voting system work in Districts?

Criminal or disruptive content will be reported by users, super node operators are the ones who’ll take the decision to filter or allow items to be shown in the city.

  • What is 3DCoin?

It is a crypto-currency ran with a blockchain created specially to enable the Districts decentralization, either for the city and Dapps hosting, the vote system, or asset ownership.

  • Why create a new blockchain instead of using Ethereum blockchain?

the main reasons is that Ethereum blockchain is expensive, Limited and cannot handle interactions in VR World.

So the 3DCoin blockchain was born to ensures the decentralization of the Districts platform, live action hosting, decentralized application script hosting, Dapp, land ownership and the vote system.

A custom script system had to be created to improve and simplify contracts and Dapp creation, both have dedicated creation visual tools.

Also, a safe script module that keeps unspendable transactions, defective contracts and Dapps out of the network, thus protecting users and saving resources.

3DCoin as new crypto currency has many features that we judge very useful for people, instant and programmable transactions, coin blending for transaction anonymization, and external key support.

  • What is new about 3DCoin?

3DCoins can be programmed to perform automated operations; this is due the large portion allocated to scripts it in blocks.

  • How does the 3Dcoin script work?

It is a succession of words defining functions and constants that is read and executed from left to right, using a stack as data structure, standard operations scripts are automatically generated by the wallet application when selected by the user.

  • What is special about the 3DCoin script system?

Modifications were brought to the Bitcoin script system, functions can take arguments allowing a better use of the stack depth, expanding and simplifying the scripting process. A safe script verification module is also implemented to prevents peers from rebroadcasting defective Dapps or transactions. user funds are also protected by the exclusion of unspendable transactions from the network.

  • How to participate in the bounty campaign?

All the details about the bounty system can be found in this page:  https://www.districts.io/blog/bounty/

  • When will the ICO start?

It will take place from the 1st to the 30th of November, but can end sooner if the hard-cap is reached.

  • Why the Lock?

We are the First to lock our shares for 5 years;

Team (10%) locked for 5 years.

Early investors (10%) locked for 1 year.

Advisors (4%) locked for 1 year.

To show our commitment for the project and its future.

  • How much supply will be distributed during the ICO period?

150 million 3DCoins can be acquired by the public.

  • How to participate in the crowdfunding?

All the details about the ICO can be found in this blog post: https://www.districts.io/blog/ico/

  • Is there a limit to the amount of 3DCoins a single person can get?

You can acquire as much 3DCoins as you want, unless the ICO reaches the hard-cap.

More informations are available in the White paper.