What is Doriancoin?

Doriancoin is an open-source cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin.

Can I get a quick rundown?

  • 84 million Doriancoin limit
  • Scrypt PoW mining algo
  • 2.5 minute block target
  • 50 DRC block reward, halves in 840k blocks
  • No pre-mine

Who is Dorian?

Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto was identified by Newsweek magazine in 2014 as being the true identity of the creator of Bitcoin.  While Dorian denies being Satoshi, he is nevertheless shrouded in mystery and intrigue to this day, and remains active in the Bitcoin community.  I created Doriancoin in his honor, as the loveable crypto-grandpa we all wish we had.

Who created Doriancoin?

I created Doriancoin mainly as an exercise to see if I could, but the meme of Dorian Nakamoto lives on to this day.  I am a full time Linux engineer and part time crypto enthusiast.  Here is my Github and here is my LinkedIn.