The first step is to buy some cryptocurrency. Star Atlas is based on the Solana blockchain. So, the first step is to purchase some Solana coins which uses the abbreviation SOL. For comparison, United States dollars are displayed as USDC.
There are a number of ways to purchase SOL. The easiest way is to go to a cryptocurrency exchange like Coinbase. Coinbase allows you to purchase a number of cryptocurrency coins (Note: this is not financial advice). Here are the steps to create an account on Coinbase.
- Create account on Coinbase (click link for instructions from Coinbase)
- Create account
- Verify email
- Verify phone number
- Add personal information
- Verify identity
- Link a payment method
Once you have your Coinbase account, you are ready for the next step which is buy some Solana.