About

Tigercoin (TGC)

It is a fork of Bitcoin version 0.8.99, with addition of super random blocks.

Proof of work with SHA256 is used as in Bitcoin.

Specifications

  • Each normal block has 128 coins
  • 45 seconds block time
  • Difficulty retargets every 20 blocks (approximately 15 mins)
  • Mining payout will be halved every 3 months (every 172800 blocks)
  • Once the payout reaches 1 coin/block, it will stay there to sustain the mining
  • Expected total mined coins will be 47,011,968 coins (not counting the one coin per block inflationary sustaining blocks)
  • 4 confirmations for transaction
  • 50 confirmations for minted blocks

Random bonus blocks are (on average):

  • 1 superblock of 512 coins every hour (1/80 chance)
  • 1 superblock of 2048 coins every day (1/1920 chance)

Ports

  • Connection: 15660
  • RPC: 15661

Services

Blockchain Explorer

Faucet

Exchange

Forum


Downloads

Windows Client Downloads

Mega.co.nz:

https://mega.co.nz/#!oh8VDYJZ!BoAJcQUZJ1Q75OEDlqZkID85kilcDYTYVOKtFpNpNFk

SkyDrive:

https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=727F26F1D805DB21!128&authkey=!AJICKAd1guB7XOQ

Google Doc:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-_cT_EUbb3oMXVVRDFJdEs2cnM/edit?usp=sharing

TigerCoin.info:

http://tigercoin.info/Tigercoin11.zip


Source Code Download

https://github.com/tigercoin/tigercoin.git


Getting Started

Configurations

Use the following addnodes for initially connecting to the network:
addnode=37.187.99.137
addnode=71.33.22.241
addnode=209.188.16.220
addnode=24.111.50.195
addnode=193.27.209.102
addnode=174.56.58.238
addnode=193.87.209.101
addnode=108.58.12.53
addnode=192.241.136.114
addnode=24.205.176.58
addnode=69.147.229.226
addnode=64.251.188.66
addnode=37.187.99.137

Sample Config File (  tigercoin.conf )

listen=1
server=1
rpcuser=**Yourusername**
rpcpassword=**Yourpassword**
rpcport=15661
rpcconnect=127.0.0.1
addnode=37.187.99.137
addnode=71.33.22.241
addnode=209.188.16.220
addnode=24.111.50.195
addnode=193.27.209.102
addnode=174.56.58.238
addnode=193.87.209.101
addnode=108.58.12.53
addnode=192.241.136.114
addnode=24.205.176.58
addnode=69.147.229.226
addnode=64.251.188.66
addnode=37.187.99.137

How to Solo Mine

1. Start up tigercoin-qt, wait for it to load, then exit.
2. Put tigercoin.conf (see sample file above) in your c:/users/**yourcomputername**/AppData/Roaming/Tigercoin
3. restart tigercoin-qt, and you should connect and sync.
4. For solo mining, launch cgminer or the mining program you use and begin mining.
cgminer ex: cgminer.exe -o localhost:15661 -u **yourusername** -p **password** (without **)


Mining Pools

miners-point.com:
http://tigercoin.miners-point.com

coinz.pw:
http://tgc.coinz.pw/

iSpace:
http://tgc.ispace.co.uk/

CoinEx Mining Pool:
https://coinex.pw/mining/pools/TGC
PPLNS with 5min window

Jude Austin’s p2pool:
http://204.10.105.89:15665/static/