In light of the current market conditions, hundreds of gamers/investors have taken to WorldofEther.com to buy eggs. These eggs will be hatched into Monsters after the Launch of the game in the near future.
The catch is that every new egg purchased increases the cost of the next egg, making the game increasingly more expensive to get into. That is unless existing players breed their monsters and sell their eggs at below the current new egg price.
It seems that owning a large number of these monsters at the onset of the game could somehow be loosely translated into the equivalent of owning a Master Node on a PoW platform.