Upcoming Drops: Oct. 11-17

BY Langston Thomas

October 11, 2021

Let’s face it: The NFT space moves really fast. Considering how quickly things can change in the metaverse, a week in NFTs might as well be a month IRL.

Don’t get us wrong — the more people onboarded into the space, the merrier. But because of the constant influx of great art and ideas, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with all the news, launches, and general happenings.

Well, you can put the days of endless Twitter and Discord scrolling behind you, as we’ll be coming up with a weekly list of upcoming drops you definitely don’t want to miss.


Who: Sean Williams

What: Auctions, pack and open editions

When: Oct. 11 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: Sean Williams is an illustrator, animator and designer who is well respected within the NFT community. This is his second drop on Nifty Gateway, and will include ranked auctions, collector-only edition pieces and more in his unique, colorful, sometimes abstract style.

The Arcade OG Series

Who: Nolan Bushnell and Zai Ortiz

What: 5 NFTs with AR experiences

When: Oct. 12 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: MakersPlace

Why: Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari, has partnered with his frequent collaborator Zai Ortiz on this unique NFT project. Each NFT will come with ownership of a one-of-a-kind AR experience that allows the collector to play a full-scale rendering of some of the first-ever arcade video games.

WhIsBe Burn

Who: WhIsBe

What: NFT burn

When: Oct. 12 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: WhIsBe’s unique bears have been an iconic part of the 2021 NFT market. While the artist has continued to tweet cryptic hints regarding the details of his upcoming release, it seems the drop will have something to do with burning NFTs from his previous Nifty Gateway collections.

Impact Theory Founder’s Key

Who: Tom Bilyeu

What: Three-tier NFT “key” drop

When: Oct. 13 @ time TBA

Where: Impact Theory Discord

Why: Founder’s Key is the first-ever NFT project for Tom Bilyeu’s influential Impact Theory brand. Available in three categories — Relentless, Heroic and Legendary — each tier of NFT yields unique rewards, from physical merch to exclusive Discord channels and even partnership opportunities with the influential creator himself.

Remix Me – Part Two

Who: Hackatao

What: NFT remix competition and drop

When: Oct. 15 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: MakersPlace

Why: Hackatao, one of the most influential names in crypto art, returns to MakersPlace for the second part of their experimental NFT project. Similar to the first installment, “Remix Me – Part Two” will feature auctions of pieces created in collaboration with artists from the NFT community.


Who: Bitlectro Labs

What: 15,000 animated pixel-art avatar NFTs

When: Oct. 16 @ time TBA

Where: Bitlectro website

Why: Bitlectro Labs has followed up their popular Dreamloops project with a new animated PFP collection. The first 5,000 Dreamers are reserved for Dreamloop holders, while the public sale will feature 10,000 unique pixel-art NFTs, each available to mint for 0.06 ETH.

Photo courtesy of Impact Theory.

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