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Non-Bitcoin "alternative" blockchains, cryptocurrencies or methods of storing and exchanging value

This is the tag for all questions concerning alternatives to Bitcoin (altcoins). This includes forks of the Bitcoin Core software with possible modifications and / or a new genesis block (such as litecoin) and also blockchain-based cryptocurrencies which were created using an entirely new codebase. It also covers cryptocurrencies which were created by hard-forking the bitcoin blockchain (eg a deliberate, non-backwards-compatible change to the consensus rules).

Note: questions related to a project that has its own SE site should be moved there eg:

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