VPunks, the #1 NFT project developed on VeChainThor Blockchain #VeChain. Integrating gaming and tokenization into an 8-Bit ecosystem. VPunks is an homage to the original cryptopunks but with utility for long term growth and user retention.
VPunks integrates gaming and tokenization—offering staking and liquidity pools for long term rewards/dividends in return for supporting the ecosystem. It’s a cross between NFTs and decentralized finance, with gamification as the underlying business model.
$VPU is the VPunks token. It launched a month ago at 3 cents and has already reached 47.44 cents following the staking feature release 2 weeks ago. They’re growing exponentially and it’s all organic growth through word of mouth amongst the VeChain community. #VeFam.
- What is a VPunk?
- How To Purchase VPunks
- VPunk Social Outlets
- VeChain Official Community Discord Server – 5 VPunks and 5,000 VPU Giveaway
- How to Purchase VPU
- Why People Like VPunks
- Detailed Overview from @satoshimilk
- Non-Fungible News Interview
What is a VPunks?
The VPunks are 24×24 pixel art images, generated algorithmically. Most are punky-looking guys and girls, but there are a few rarer types mixed in: Apes, Zombies and even the odd Alien.
VIP-181 VPUNKS ARE HERE TO START THE NFT REVOLUTION ON VECHAIN-THOR AND CREATE VECHAIN-THOR NFT WORLD. VIP-181 SAME AS ERC721, THERE ARE 10000 VPUNKS IN TOTAL. ALL VPUNKS WERE MINTED RANDOMLY. THEY ALSO HAVE MANY ATTRIBUTES THAT DEFINES RARITY OF VPUNK. SOME OF THEM ARE VERY RARE.
How To Purchase VPunks:
Step-by-Step guide credit to @satoshimilk
Curious about how to purchase a VPunk using the VeChainThor wallet? Follow the infographic thread below to learn how. Any questions, be sure to follow @VPunks_official
VeChain Official Community Discord Server
To celebrate the launch of the VeChain Official Community Discord Server they are running a series of events in partnership with some of their community projects. Each weeks prize pool will be sponsored by a different project.
- Week 1 – 100k VET sponsored by Vechain, starting 9/3.
- Week 2 – 10 VIMs – Smart NFTs sponsored by VIMworld *Guessing it starts 9/10
- Week 3 – Five VPunks and 5,000 VPU sponsored by VPunks *Guessing it starts 9/17
User will be able to lock up their tokens to VPunks and receive reward.
VPU staking acts as an incentive for holding VPU and supporting the ecosystem. Stakers receive VPU. Stakers will eventually direct usage of The Community Treasury.
Stakers receive permission to add accessories to their VPunks.
Total commitment reward: 1M VPU
Minimum stake per VPunks: 1,000 VPU
Maximum stake per VPunks: 10,000 VPU
Minimum duration: 1 hour
Maximum duration: 2,160 hour
- VPU, the ecosystem utility and governance token of VPunks NFT & VPunks marketplace. $VPU
- VPU contract address: 0xb0821559723dB89e0Bd14FEE81E13a3aaE007e65
- VPU, as seen in the VeChainThor and Sync2 Wallets.
- 54% of the VPU genesis supply is allocated to VPunks community members, 4.13% of total supply has already been distributed to VPunks minting airdrop
- To start VPU spent 24% of total supply as initial liquidity pool
More information about the Tokenomics, including VPU allocation, Community Treasury, and Payment.
How To Purchase $VPU
Vexchange within the dApp. Exchange VET or others for VPU.
As seen on the VPunks Roadmap, the first game was set for 12/26/2021. Yesterday, the team delivered. Just a demo for now, but you can play the game and practice for when $VPU is on the line in the future.
“Admin will release the demo to play on the 26th so the community can practice playing the game, and then finish working on the P2E reward system so they can fully launch the game and everyone will be ready to compete. P.S. Rarity will play a part in the P2E reward model.” – MILK
“Relation to P2E will be the ability to earn VPU and tokens in game and rarity will increase the generation of tokens! More details to follow from the team.” – Chaz
Rarity Score and $VPU Rewards
“From my understanding, the more rare the VPunk you choose from your account to play with the more tokens you’ll get to use in game to power up the specials etc. Making it easier to win and get to the top.” – Chaz
At the end of 2021 the community governance features will be available, users can use their VPU to vote for new features.
Thank you @satoshimilk for answering a few questions. If you have any addtional ones, please comment so we can include them for other readers and/or reach out to the VPunks team directly.
What exactly can I do with the VPU token?
- You can stake it within your VPunk in the next staking pool. This one is full at a 30% APY. You can also add it to the liquids pool on http://Vexchange.io
I saw you could customize your NFT… what exactly will that entail? If my cowboy already has a hat and a pipe and sunglasses…. can I give him a second pipe? When I go to resell him… will he have the second pipe or only one?
- Stakers have the ability to customize their VPunk, it doesn’t affect the rarity and it’s not permanent but it’ll play into the gaming feature that’s coming down the line.
How can I tell the rarity?
- Given that they’re like the original cryptopunks, you can cross reference their rarity here https://rarity.tools/cryptopunks
Where can I find out more information?
VePunks Auction Bot
VPU Price Info
VPunks Floor Price
Where Can I find VPunks on Social?
I’m honestly not as active as I should be in the VPunks community at the moment, but from my experience, I think @VETPricePredict summed it up quite well.
A warm welcome to Justin Taylor, @TheSmarmyBum, for joining last night.
Why People Like VPunks
I surveyed some of the members of the VPunks Community. Here’s what they had to say.
The fact that they teased utility right away and allowed us to stake vpu soon after minting had me sold I’m excited for the roadmap to come to fruition.
The reason why I love Vpunks is one, I love the Vechain project and the utility they’re trying to bring to the real world. I love the fact, Vpunks is the first nft project on vthor blockchain, I love the community a lot full of great people, cheap gas fees, and the only project I know where you can stake your nfts for passive income. In addition I like how we will get to use our nfts in the upcoming video and challenges. I believe this will be a great way to give back to the Vechain system as a long term investor
When I look at a project the first thing I look for is use case. That’s why I’m so bullish on Vechain. I believe Vechain can change the world from its utility and offer the fastest, cheapest transactions available. VPunks is a perfect example of this. I am not aware of another NFT that is stakeable, let alone for 30% APY. Vpunks has UTILITY and use case! what other NFT out there does that? I’m so proud to be apart of it. People are sleeping on vechain/Vpunks/VPU token and the potential vechain has in the NFT/DAPP sector.
Why I like VPunks…. VPunks have given me an opportunity to dive into the world of NFT’s for the first time. I feel extremely lucky that I have found VPunks and the community of dedicated and loyal members. VPunks capability to stake their native $VPU token and earn a percentage of 30% is vary rare and unique from what I have researched. It’s an amazing opportunity for myself to find this project as early as I did and be able to purchase VPunks and $VPU. With their roadmap to future gaming, challenges, new NFT introduction, there is a lot to look forward to. The low market caps will prove to move the price of $VPU higher as VPunks gain more mainstream traction and attention. I believe most of all the hard work and dedication of the devs and loyal members on Twitter and Telegram has made me proud to be a VPunk and VPU hodler.
And last but not least…. the VECHAIN BLOCKCHAIN IS FAR SUPERIOR IN MANY WAYS! The future of NFT minting, markets, exchanges, and transactions will prove this! Vechain is a as forward thinking as a blockchain can be. I appreciate the low FOMO approach that VeChain takes. I think it’s calculated, a lot of which other blockchains refuse to implement in their mindset and approach to the world.
VPunks is an inspiring and fun community to be a part of, it is much more than a community, it is a wonderful family. It has been an incredibly fun and rewarding experience on so many levels. Not just financially. I have really enjoyed watching the project grow and am so lucky to own some VPunks and $VPU. The project has grown so fast and the developers behind the scenes are doing an amazing job creating an awesome user experience. There are constant improvements and the user experience keeps getting better and better. The marketplace is very easy to use and has incredibly low transaction costs since it runs on VechainThor and uses $VTHO for gas fees (which turns out to be pennies). I am truly excited about everything that is coming on the Roadmap. So much to look forward to including: challenges, games, customization features, partnerships, airdrops etc. VPunks is much more than CryptoPunks for example that are on the Ethereum blockchain. This is a NEXT LEVEL ecosystem! I am super proud to own VPunks, to be staking $VPU (at 30% APY) and to have one as my profile avatar. It is much more than just a limited edition “JPEG”. I love the Vechain ecosystem and community. As a long time investor and supporter of VeChainThor, I am so pumped that VPunks has been created and exists. VPunks has added so much to the Vechain ecosystem and can’t wait for what is coming. We are so pumped!! Let’s Go Vechain and let’s go VPunks & $VPU !!!! ???
I really like vpunks because it shows the power of community and it’s influence with the ecosystem it’s apart of. Vpunks are more than NFTs. It’s vefam embracing a project that has so much potential. It’s really a community coming together and getting behind a it and contributing.
Why I like Vpunks. Easy. Two words summarizes it for me “ COMMUNITY and OPPORTUNITIES “ ?
It’s art. They are unique items with an aesthetic and financial value. They are collectibles.
I dont even know man im just following the vefam on this one tbh. The only reason i can come up with is that the community is great???
To any VPunks outlaw tryin’ to draw, don’t even think about it unless it’s with a pen and a pad. Wicki-wicki wild Wild West.
Can’t wait for the games and challenges.
I Love the community aspect, $VPU, and what the future holds.
If you’d like your voice heard, message me on twitter.Follow @vechainvefam
Detailed Overview from @satoshimilk
- VPunks ($VPU) developed on VeChainThor
- NFT ecosystem w/ gaming and tokenization
- 121 Million total token supply / Market cap: $54m
- Starting price: $.03 / Current price: $0.44
- LP TVL: $5 Million / $7.2 Million Staked
- NFTs minted in 8 days / $1400 Floor price
Short Brief: VPunks is an NFT ecosystem developed on the VeChainThor blockchain. It’s an homage to the original crypto punks but with utility—integrating P2E gaming and tokenization for long-term growth and user retention.
VPunks is a cross between NFTs and Defi, with gamification as the underlying business model (i.e., Axie Infinity, but in a retro 8-bit format).
$VPU is the underlying token that supports the VPunks ecosystem. The token’s utility stems from a games and challenges reward system, alongside staking and liquidity pool yield farming.
- 07/25: VPunks launch
- 08/02: All 10,000 VPunks minted in 8 days
- 08/07: VPunks’ tokenomics released with $VPU coin
- 08/08: Liquidity for VPU/VET pair added on @VexchangeIO (the first decentralized exchange for the VeChainThor blockchain @vechainofficial)
- 08/20: Vpunks becomes the #1 traded coin in volume and #2 in TVL (trade volume locked) on Vexchange
- 08/22: 30% APY Staking pool 1 becomes available with a 1 million $VPU max yield reward for a 90 day staking period
- 09/11: VPunks cross 100 Million $VET transacted = 11.5 Million $USD
- 09/11: 1 Million $VET record-breaking sale for VPunk #7804
- 09/26: First Challenge
- 10/30: Offer Features
- 11/26: New NFT Collection For VPU Stakers
- 12/26: First Game
- Q1-22: New Challenges
- Q1-22: New Games
- Q1-22 Partnerships (Bonsaivar)
- Q2-22: Partnerships (Game Of Warlords)
VPunks Helpful Links:
Token and Contract: https://vpunks.com/#/token-and-contract/index…
VPunks Official Social Channels:
Non Fungible News Interview
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