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5 fun mint opps on 4/20!
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Dear Bankless Nation,
Whether you celebrate or not, 4/20 in recent years has been an amazing day for fun NFT mints.
This year’s definitely no exception, and even Bankless has gotten into the mix today with a hilarious Star Wars-themed open edition!
I wanted to highlight this OE and a handful of other awesome drops to be on the lookout for, so let’s dive in!
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4/20 Special: 5 NFT Drops to Watch
First, a !fun twist…
Last week, one-stop minting hub mint.fun introduced its !fundrop pass rewards system. The idea? Mint a !fundrop pass NFT, which will then track how many !fun points you earn on the platform over time.
The more points you gain, the better chances you have at accessing rare reward boxes during upcoming reward drops, with the first one slated to begin on May 15, 2023.
The primary way to rack up more !fun points is to mint through mint.fun, so if you’re interested in any of the drops I highlight below, you can pull two weeds with one yank, so to speak, by minting through mint.fun. For this reason, I’ll be including mint.fun links along with the primary links below in case anyone wants to double up on both fun and !fun 😎
All that said, now let’s talk drops 🔥
1. Crypto Wars by Bankless
🔗 Drop link: https://app.manifold.xyz/c/crypto-wars
🎊 mint.fun link: https://mint.fun/0x0ccd8f4ed6a667759a50164a4c8c951dea74250e
🪙 Price: 0.0042 ETH
⏳️ Time left: ~17 hours at time of writing
📝 Overview: This Bankless open edition drop pokes fun at how American crypto users are in the midst of a growing showdown with anti-crypto political leaders, e.g. SEC Commissioner Gary Gensler. May the Force be with us!
2. Bow by Finiliar x Rainbow
🔗 Drop link: https://rainbow.me/drops/fini
🎊 mint.fun link: https://mint.fun/0xc5f18a7bf825c2b0433102da5bc79c9edfc3fa89
🪙 Price: 0.0042 ETH
⏳️ Time left: ~56 hours at time of writing
📝 Overview: The Rainbow wallet team, in partnership with the Finiliar collection, has introduced Bow, a special-edition “Rainbow Finiliar” dynamic NFT that gets happy when Ethereum gas price are low and upset when they’re high. Available through April 22nd, Bow also offers TestFlight access to the Finiliar iOS and Apple Watch apps.
3. Zora Zine Print Issue 001
🔗 Drop link: https://www.zine.supply
🎊 mint.fun link: https://mint.fun/0x1ed51f1c554d132b5f62bf7b510ea4bd3e7f004e
🪙 Price: 0.0777 ETH
⏳️ Time left: Open until 2,500 supply cap reached
📝 Overview: Zora Zine Print Issue 001 is an NFT that can be redeemed later for a 250-page magazine that features work from over 60 amazing contributors on the theme of "Intergenerational Dynamics" in internet culture and crypto. Redemptions begin May 20, 2023.
4. Let Me Hit Somethin by Snoop Dogg
🔗 Drop link: https://www.sound.xyz/snoopdogg/let-me-hit-somethin
🎊 mint.fun link: https://mint.fun/0xc54c6c76e7c68de2546e0f4d4115b91afb9a2bc9
🪙 Price: 0.0042 ETH
⏳️ Time left: ~20 hours at time of writing
📝 Overview: The latest music NFT from Snoop Dogg, this track has been released via the new Sound Swap system, meaning it’ll run as an open edition for the first day before shifting over to a bonding curve approach for secondary buys and sells.
5. Boomboxheads v2
🔗 Drop link: https://gm3.github.io/boomboxheads-v2/
🎊 mint.fun link: https://mint.fun/0xb67ff46dfde55ad2fe05881433e5687fd1000312
🪙 Price: 0.06 ETH
⏳️ Time left: Open until 420 supply cap reached
📝 Overview: Built from the ground up using open-source software, this collection of CC0 VRM avatars are usable in metaverse apps like Hyperfy and beyond. If you like tinkering in virtual worlds, this project’s a neat one to consider.
Explore these drops: plus remember you can use any mints to earn !fun points on mint.fun 🎉
Read my previous write-up if you missed it: Async Art’s Dynamic Blueprints♾️
William M. Peaster is a professional writer and creator of Metaversal—a Bankless newsletter focused on the emergence of NFTs in the cryptoeconomy. He’s also recently been contributing content to Bankless, JPG, and beyond!
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