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Weekly Roundup: Azuki’s anime, Dope World, Twitter axes NFTs, & more!
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Dear Bankless Nation,
The stewards of the Superchain just awarded millions of $OP in grants to builders across its ecosystem.
These windfalls will ripple out through our space, leading to new experiences and better resources around the NFT frontiers of Optimism, Base, Zora, and beyond.
Bullish. Keep your eyes peeled on the Superchain then, as the party’s just starting here. In the meantime, let’s catch you up on everything else—time for your latest weekly NFT roundup! ✌️
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This week in NFTs…
📰 General news
OpenSea added support for embeddable wallets.
Presail, a web3 fundraising platform, launched on Ronin.
Rare Pepe Wallet added support for Bitcoin Stamps.
Twitter axed support for NFT-linked profile pictures.
🎨 Cryptoart & music
0xfff.eth released YOU ARE HERE, a conceptual art drop spread across +20 chains.
3LAU unveiled 3DM, an AI music generator trained on his music.
Amber Vittoria dropped her new Vibes collection on OpenSea.
Fingerprints acquired 10 pieces from 0xhaiku’s Receipts series.
Golan Levin released Cytographia on Art Blocks.
🏆 Digital collectibles
Azuki announced plans for an anime series.
PROOF Collective launched the Talons Marketplace for Moonbirds holders.
Shadow Hats, a new collection by the creators of the Forgotten Runes Wizard’s Cult, quickly sold out on Bitcoin.
Taproot Wizards introduced a new collection, Quantum Cats.
📱 Onchain social
Farcaster projects just received +$1M worth of grants from Optimism’s RetroPGF Round 3.
Zee Prime Capital published its SocialFi thesis.
🎮 Decentralized gaming
Axie Infinity updated the monetary policy of $SLP.
Bitcoin Ninjas deployed a Super Nintendo emulator on Bitcoin.
Cartridge proposed the creation of a Dope World L3.
Gas Hero, a new strategy game, is racking up big stats on Polygon.
LooksRare migrated its games suite to Arbitrum.
Pixel Vault released BattlePlan.
Sky Mavis launched the Mavis Store, a game assets shop on Ronin.
Sky Strife open-sourced its onchain RTS game infra.
NFTfi.com added support for Rare Pepes and Spells of Genesis cards.
Wasabi, a new NFT leverage protocol, notched $2M worth of trading volume in its first week.
🌐 Virtual worlds
Decentraland rolled out simplified account creations via Magic.
Nifty Island added support for Base and Coinbase Wallet.
Voxels unveiled a new home page experience.
Bankless Citizens who completed the Jito quest in our Airdrop Hunter tool just earned $15k or more 🏹
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