For an overview of how XAYA works in general checkout our Lite Paper.

Technical references contain background information that is useful prior to getting started on game development. It is high level material and strongly recommended for those unfamiliar with blockchain development.

XAYA Lite Paper

What is Xaya?

High Level Overview

The components of XAYA Core based games (you can replace XAYA Core now with an EVM and use XAYA-X as an interface layer.

XAYA Blockchain Specs

XAYA Core Blockchain Specs

(not XAYA SDK can run on almost any blockchain using XAYA X)

Blockchain Basics

A Beginner Tutorial

Game Channels

Academic peer-reviewed paper describing XAYA's Game Channel Technology for Real-time trustlress fair gaming.

A beginner tutorial

The XAYA documentation includes many tutorials and walk-throughs to help you get started quickly and easily.


How to run the XAYA Core Daemon

Game State Processor

XAYA GSPs and how they interact with Xaya Core (or Xaya X for EVM chains)


Libxayagame is the XAYA library for building decentralized games. It takes care of all the blockchain "stuff".

Compile libxayagame
in Windows

Compile libxayagame on windows

Compile libxayagame
in Ubuntu

Compile libxayagame on Ubuntu

Run xayad for Games

Learn about options for XAYA games running on Xaya Core

Hello World! in C++

A Lengthy tutorial in C++ to create a basic GSP running on XAYA Core

Hello World! in C#

A quick tutorial in c#

Hello World! with

The fastest way to get started on a real game

Mover Overview

Describes the "Mover" game. An example basic game included with the SDK.

Mover Console

A Lengthy tutorial in c#

Mover Unity

A lengthy tutorial in c# and Unity.

RPC Methods

Learn the most important XAYA Core RPC methods.

Game Engine Support

Use any game engine you wish

Much More...

More Tutorials.

Look out for XAYA X for EVM based chains and XAYA Games.

FREE TO USE & 100%

The XAYA platform is 100% free to use and completely open source. There are no license or usage fees.


For support, you can get help in our developer forum or in our developer Discord channel.


For support, you can get help in our developer Discord channel.


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