NFTs in 100 years 🔮
GameStop’s NFT surge, Nouns back Ethereum, sudoAMM is live, & more!
Metaversal is a Bankless newsletter for weekly level-ups on NFTs, virtual worlds, & collectibles
Dear Bankless Nation,
What will NFTs look like in 100 years, and how will they be perceived by people then?
Who knows, right. Yet the things we do and build today in these early NFT days will absolutely pave the way for so many second- and third-order cultural advancements in the decades ahead.
For instance, I contribute to JPG, which is like an NFT curation layer for web3. This week we began recording all the platform’s galleries on-chain to ensure our curatorial provenance forevermore, so we’re building toward the future in such a way that the future can build from us.
That’s just one personal example in one field of interest here, but it’s indicative of how NFTs and related innovations will increasingly carry our digital things and our voices around them farther and more resolutely forward than was ever possible before.
For now, though, the distant future remains exactly that — the distant future — so let’s turn our attention back to the near past and get you caught up on this previous week’s NFT happenings. Have a great weekend everyone ✌️
📰 General NFT News
atomic0, a new zero-fee NFT marketplace powered by 0x v4 infrastructure, launched.
Framework Ventures launched Framework Tent, an NFT-gated knowledge hub for the firm’s portfolio companies.
OpenSea laid off 20% of its workforce.
Polygon, an increasingly popular NFT chain, was welcomed into the 2022 Disney Accelerator program.
samsung.eth and nike.eth resold for 60 ETH respectively this week:
sudoswap launched its sudoAMM NFT marketplace:
Zapper opened its V2 beta testing to any users who hold Zapper Season 1 or Season 2 NFTs.
Chimpers introduced the DOJO, a low-cost gamified NFT staking system.
Mirakai, a new on-chain CC0 pixel collection, minted out yesterday — check out this primer thread on the new project.
Nouns DAO voted to fund the Ethereum Protocol Guild’s 1st-year vesting contract with a 500 ETH donation ⌐◨-◨
vapeape.eth, a Nouns DAO co-founder a.k.a. Nounder, sold Punk #4464 for 2,500 ETH:
Licia He released her Running Moon series via Art Blocks:
Ringers #818 by Dmitri Cherniak resold for 169 ETH:
🎮 NFT Gaming
The Beacon, an MMO-like pixel game, is building on Arbitrum and TreasureDAO.
Guild of Guardians, an NFT-based mobile RPG, launched a playable demo for select playtesters.
Arpeggi launched a remix competition in collaboration with musician camoufly.
KINGSHIP started its Wave 1 mint.
Sound kicked off its Season 03 campaign.
🌐 Virtual Worlds
Decentraland is implementing its new $150 Wearables submission fee next week:
The Sandbox is preparing for its Alpha Season 3 event.
💎 DeFi x NFTs
Omni, an NFT lending platform, was attacked by a hacker to the tune of 1.3k ETH.
Uniswap V3 LPs were targeted in a phishing scam this week.
🧐 Catch up on my other write-ups from this week:
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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