Billy Markus, co-founder and engineer of Dogecoin (DOGE), who also sold his stash of DOGE for the equivalent of a used Honda Civic in 2015, has entered the non-fungible token (NFT) market.
On June 9, Markus unveiled the drop in Doge-based NFTs dubbed “Capped Dogecoin” which he described as “Too much cap, a lot of deflation, a lot of tokenomies. Many available. ”
Capped Dogecoin – Much capped, much deflation, many tokenomics. Many available!
– Tier 1 is available on Rariable, 420 cast: https://t.co/00wSCeciCB
– Level 2 is also on Rariable, 3 issued (already sold out)
– Level 3 is up for auction on @conFND, only 1: https://t.co/1LiijfSvCy pic.twitter.com/JprzxPoaeO
– Shibetoshi Nakamoto (@ BillyM2k) June 8, 2021
The NFTs are divided into three levels, and all represent a rotating golden coin, with an image of the iconic Shiba Inu wearing a Dogecoin baseball cap, and the upper two-level NFTs have more details, such as a colored cap, a background of the outer space. or a coin polish.
Level one is a open 420 copy edition and can be purchased on Rarible for 0.081 Wrapped Ether (wETH) for $ 208.52 at current prices.
The third level consisted of one of one that sold for 1.5 ETH worth $ 3,866 in Foundation today, with Foundation user “swaggmire” buying the rights to NFT.
Interestingly, “swaggmire” relisted the NFT for 420.69 ETH worth around $ 1 million, however that seemed to be a joke as they quickly changed the price to 6 ETH worth about $ 15,500.
Paris Hilton Becomes NFT Advisor
While other celebrities have left the NFT space following a market price cooldown, billionaire and self-described “boss” Paris Hilton is doubling down.
Crypto Angel of Paris pic.twitter.com/l4EPuY8S4J
– BitIcon (@ BitIcon2) June 9, 2021
According to a Medium blog on June 8 mail of Origin – Paris Hilton has joined the team as an investor and advisor, and the firm seeks her out to provide her expertise on how to serve the upper echelons of society.
She will support our mission to make NFTs mainstream, advising on delivering value to top celebrities and more.
Welcome to Team Origin, Paris! https://t.co/U62lh3fwV1
– Origin Protocol (@OriginProtocol) June 8, 2021
“As an investor and advisor, Paris will provide strategic advice on how to more effectively deliver value with NFT for top-tier creators such as celebrities, influencers and brands.” blog post read.
Origin is an Ethereum-based protocol that helps buyers and sellers to transact in a decentralized environment.
According to the firm’s website, the project wants to bring “NFTs and DeFi to the masses” by allowing users to host NFT sales on their own domains, and also offering returns alongside its governance token and OUSD stablecoin.
Guild of Guardians
A new NFT mobile game called Guild of Guardians has completed the first wave of its “Founder’s NFT Sale,” raising $ 3 million in sales, according to an announcement shared with Cointelegraph.
The sale was for a collection of usable and “playable” NFTs to be introduced into the game, with prices ranging from $ 200 to $ 100,000.
Philippines-based crypto gaming collective Yield Guide Games bought one of 10 NFTs of “mythical guilds” for $ 100,000. The mythical guild NFT allows up to 50 players to enter the game and provides the guild owner with a 10% cut of the profit from guild crafting in the game.
“The response from the community has been incredible. Over 50% of all sales were made through referrals, indicating that the community was sharing with each other and that there is a real ‘share to win’ aspect, ”said Derek Lau, Guild of Guardians Game Leader .
The game follows the play-to-win model, however Lau also expressed the importance of developing a game that is fun to play and not just about monetary rewards:
“Instead of ‘play to win’, we want to instill the idea of ’play and win’, making sure that players not only play for money alone, but also play for fun and for a great game,” Lau said.