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Myriad. A Coin For Everyone

Why Myriad?

Multi-Algorithm

Myriad is the first currency to support 5 algorithms, catering for ASIC, GPU and CPU mining. Currently, those algorithms consist of SHA256d, Scrypt, Myr-Groestl, Skein and Yescrypt.

Myriad's multi algorithm approach offers exceptional 51% resistance because a range of different hardware is needed to find 51% of the blocks.

Merge Mining

Merge mining is allowed on the SHA256d and Scrypt algorithms. This has enabled Myriad to take advantage of the huge hashrates currently in use by coins using these algorithms.

Merge Mining, or AuxPow, allows the work being done for a parent coin (such as Bitcoin or Litecoin) to be used to find valid blocks on Myriad's blockchain.

Distribution

Myriad was released to the wild on February 23, 2014 at 18:30 UTC. The first mined block came 4 minutes later, thus establishing that there was no premine.

The initial reward was 1,000 MYR, halving every 967,680 blocks (approximately 48 weeks). Total supply is approximately 2 billion MYR. Target block time is 60 seconds, or 300 seconds per algorithm.

Wallets

Buy

Exchanges

You can acquire Myriad from any of the following popular exchanges. Coming in 2018, you can expect to see Myriad available through more large exchanges as it continues to grow.

Mine

Getting Started

To mine Myriad, you'll need to first download a wallet. Then, one of the listed mining softwares and fire away! If you need a little help, you can watch this YouTube tutorial.

Mining Software

Myriad supports a handful of different mining softwares. You can choose from the list below for what algorithm you want to mine with depending on how your mining rig or device is setup.

Mining Pools

You can mine Myriad through a number of pools. If you don't know what a mining pool is, you can learn more here. We've listed the pools that currently support mining and merge mining of Myriad below.

Available Mining Software
SHA256d

You may use any SHA256d compatible ASIC

Scrypt

You may use any Scrypt compatible ASIC

Myr-Groestl

If you mine using Myr-Groestl, you have a few options.

sgminer for OpenCL GPU mining
BitCoinTalk Thread Windows Binaries GitHub Source

Suggested Command Line

sgminer --algorithm myriadcoin-groestl --no-extranonce -o {pool-URL} -O Username:Password

ccminer for CUDA GPU mining
BitCoinTalk Thread Windows Binaries GitHub Source

Suggested Command Line

ccminer -a myr-gr -o {pool-URL} -O Username:Password

cpuminer-multi for CPU mining
BitCoinTalk Thread Windows Binaries GitHub Source

Suggested Command Line

cpuminer -a myr-gr -o {pool-URL} -O Username:Password

Skein

If you mine using Skein, you have a few options.

cgminer for OpenCL GPU mining
Windows 32 bit GitHub Source

Suggested Command Line

cgminer --skein -o {pool-URL} -O Username:Password

cpuminer-multi for CPU mining
BitCoinTalk Thread Windows Binaries GitHub Source

Suggested Command Line

cpuminer -a skein -o {pool-URL} -O Username:Password

Yescrypt
CPUMiner Multi optimized
BitCoinTalk Thread

Suggested Command Line

cpuminer -a yescrypt -o {pool-URL} -u username -p password

Available Mining Pools
P2Pool nodes
Myr-Groestl: New Zealand

Pool URL

nz.nutty.one:5545

Skein: New Zealand

Pool URL

nz.nutty.one:5589

Yescrypt

To be decided

Run Your Own Node
View P2Pool Instructions
Other Pools
SHA256d: Miningfield

Pool URL

myrsha256.miningfield.com

Myr-Groestl: Miners-pool eu
View Pool Details
Myr-Groestl: Mining Pool Hub
View Pool Details
Yescrypt: Miners-pool eu
View Pool Details
Yescrypt: Myriadcoin.tk Pool (with Unitus merged-mining)

Pool URL

myriadcoin.tk

Merge Mining Pools
SHA256d: zpool - The miners multipool
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SHA256d: MultiPool
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Scrypt: zpool - The miners multipool
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