NovaCoin was the first PPC fork, but not a clone!
new versions ale coded standalone, not from new ver. of PPC.
1. Scrypt chashing!
2. initial reward of 100 not 10000
3. slower reward drop
PPCoin cuts a half from reward for every 16x diff adjustment.
NovaCoin cuts a half from reward for every 64x diff adjustment.
4. POW difficulty adjusted for scrypt
5. POS difficulty adjusted for 100 times less coins.
6. ROI for POS changed to 0.05 coin per 1 coinyear [dynamic from 4.1]
windows binaries, blockchain snapshot:
http://coinpool.ru/ (10 confirmations, 0% fee, RU+EN UI)
https://hynodeva.com/ (PPS, 3.7% fee, EN UI)
http://novacoin.ecoining.com/ (10 confirmations, 1.5% fee, EN+ES UI) [temporary 0% fee]
http://www.multipool.in/ (120 confirmations, 0% fee, EN UI)
http://nvc.khore.org (10 confirmations, 2% fee, EN UI)
http://nvc.coinmine.pl (? confirmations, ?% fee, EN UI)
https://coinex.pw/mining/pools/NVC (120? confirmations, 2% fee, EN UI)
http://nvcpool.com/ (10 confirmations, 0% fee, EN UI)
http://virpool.com/ (10 confirmations, 2% fee, RU UI)
https://nvc.pmine.net/ (120 confirmations, 0% fee, Stratum, EN UI)
developed by NovaCoin creator: Balthazar https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=profile;u=23324
Balthazar is active in this thread and is helping me to update.