Ahoy and GM, weary traveler.
Traversing the vast expanse of the world’s largest NFT marketplace has become a bit daunting, hasn’t it?
Well fret not. I’ve been venturing far and wide with the simple goal of unearthing the most innovative and awe-inspiring NFT projects out there!
In this weekly column, I’ll share all sorts of discoveries with you — big, small, new and old. So all aboard the S.S. WAGMI to marvel at what I’ve found whilst Sailing the OpenSea …
Blotter Party is the first-ever AI-generated project from Trippy Labs. The collection features 100 “party guest” NFTs that together make up one complete “blotter sheet” compilation image.
This recently released collection comes straight from the hive-mind of Trippy, an influential AI artist known for their left-field releases and prominent collaborations. With this genesis collection still shrouded in mystery, the Blotter Party floor currently sits at 1.88 ETH.
Queens+Kings is the first large-scale PFP collection from Hackatao — the moniker of married artist duo Nadia Squarc and Sergio Scalet. The collection features 6,900 avatar collectibles and is currently still minting.
Over the past few years, Hackatao has become one of the most coveted names in digital art and NFTs. With their 1/1 pieces selling for six figures, this new randomly allocated and algorithmically generated collection presents one of the most cost-effective ways of collecting a Hackatao piece. Queens+Kings public mint takes place on Feb. 13, and the current OpenSea floor sits at 0.45 ETH.
PEGZ is a series of collectibles from the mind of Matt Furie, the creator of the infamous meme Pepe the Frog. The collection features 10 types of NFTs including a few Rare Pepes and totals 103 pieces.
Considering the popularity of Matt’s past creative endeavors, PEGZ has become one of the most coveted 1/1 collections in all of NFTs. As each PEGZ is digitally hand-drawn and comes complete with a 2D, 3D, and GIF file, the floor has reached a whopping 15.69 ETH
Blitmap is a community-crafted sci-fantasy universe created by Dom Hofmann, co-founder of Vine. The Blitmap NFT collection features 1,700 pixel-art NFTs that provide unique perks to their owners.
Although Blitmap started out slow nearly a year ago, the project ecosystem quickly ballooned in the wake of the launch of Hoffmann’s influential Loot project. With companion projects and new collector incentives being actively rolled out, the current Blitmap floor has reached 8.9 ETH.
Psychedelics Anonymous is a PFP project that has taken an interesting and innovative approach to community-building. The project consisted of four unique collections, with the Genesis collection featuring 9,595 NFTs.
Each unique collection within the Psychedelics Anonymous ecosystem yields unique benefits for owners. With the genesis collection, holders have access to limited edition merch, metaverse wearables, IRL events, and more. The current floor is 2.14 ETH.
OpenDAO Genesis Membership is a collection of membership NFTs created community-centered organization OpenDAO. This collection currently consists of 8,165 NFTs spread throughout four edition pieces.
OpenDAO recently became prominent in the NFT space after launching its $SOS token, claimable by those who have interacted with the OpenSea marketplace. This genesis membership collection was mintable only for $SOS holders and will provide its owners access to future airdrops, collections, curated drops, and more. The current floor is across all four pieces is 0.069 ETH.
Generation 1 is the debut NFT collection from the new NFT game Pixelmon. Consisting of 10,000 NFTs, Generation 1 provides its owners access to land reservations, Pixelmon’s alpha game release, in-game items, and more.
Set to be a virtual metaverse where users can play with friends, battle and train creatures, trade items, customize virtual characters, and more, Pixelmon has garnered a lot of attention within the NFT space. The projects Generation 1 drop sold out in less than 24 hours, and the collection floor has now settled around 1 ETH.