Welcome to the Kusama forum

Welcome to the Kusama forum. These discussions are for everything related to Kusama network. Kusama is an experimental community research and development network. You can expect discussions on various topics. Feel free to open a new thread to discuss your ideas or contribute!

A quick intro to Kusama:
Kusama is an experimental community research and development network. Warning: this is not a test network. EXPECT CHAOS.

Kusama is an early, unaudited and unrefined release of Polkadot. Kusama will serve as a proving ground, allowing teams and developers to build and deploy a parachain or try out Polkadot’s governance, staking, nomination and validation functionality in a real environment.

Kusama is not so much a test-net, but a canary-net : It is an early, highly experimental version of Polkadot presenting real economic conditions. It is not economically centralised like a typical “test net” and there will be no central kill switch. Kusama will exist as long as its community maintains it and we envision it will cater to new, early, high-risk functionality and projects preparing to develop and deploy on Polkadot.

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