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is there a wallet/app out there that would do the following, or would it require bespoke script development?

  • Automatically send a btc transaction to a btc address at fixed time intervals eg every second
  • Sending address would always be the same, as would receiving address, ie always from address a to address b
  • Amount would potentially be varied

Thanks for any help.

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    At first glance, this sounds like potentially poor practice (address reuse, spamming of the blockchain, etc.). Are you at liberty to describe the underlying goal? – Christopher Gurnee May 10 '15 at 21:50
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    This sounds like something you could do with Bitcoin's API and a few lines of Python, but I'm not sure what the point would be. – Nick ODell May 10 '15 at 23:52
  • Thanks both. Was thinking of a skill based game where the person who sends most transactions to address A by block X wins. There would be a min amount threshold, so would not be spam. – JBwell May 11 '15 at 7:19
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    Sounds like you are looking for micropayment channels or Strawpay or AmikoPay or Lightning Network. Using the blockchain like you describe doesn't make sense and won't scale to even 1 player playing your game. – Jannes May 11 '15 at 9:12
  • Thanks. Do you mean that it would not be worth it for a player to send multiple low value transactions to the blockchain because of the transaction fees eating up a good percent of the total transaction amount? Or something else? – JBwell May 11 '15 at 9:53

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