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Southeast Asia has become a major market for blockchain gaming, as people are lured by the prospects of earning more by playing games than from their real-life income. (Source photos by AFP/Jiji, courtesy of Immutable and screenshot from Coinbase's website) 
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WATARU SUZUKI, Nikkei staff writer | Philippines

TOKYO -- Last year, Australian gaming startup Immutable sold its first batch of digital monsters, pets and warriors -- characters with names like Chieftain of the Deadlands or the Exiled Necromancer -- based on an upcoming role playing game called Guild of Guardians.

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