Yep. It’s one more announcement from Splinterlands! This one entails a brand new challenge referred to as Runicore, that can operate as each a profile image NFT, and a singular card within the Splinterlands buying and selling card recreation. Gamers could have an opportunity to mint Runis, NFTs that operate as PFPs on Ethereum, and in addition double as distinctive, playable, Splinterlands playing cards.
The Splinterlands staff retains hitting us with new bulletins. The most recent is for a challenge referred to as Runicore. Runicore brings a brand new, restricted version promo card to Splinterlands. This card, referred to as Runi, solely exists as a degree 4 legendary, and, each single copy of this card will function distinctive paintings!
Runi is a impartial, legendary card. It prices 6 mana and comes with 4 assault energy, 1 pace, 1 armor, and 5 well being. It additionally has 4 skills — Alternative, True Strike, Reflection Protect, and, a model new means referred to as Rebirth. Rebirth is a self-resurrect means that may set off as soon as per battle, and which additionally stacks with common Resurrection (ie, Runi may be resurrected by one other card, and in addition use their rebirth means in the identical battle)! Good!
Properly now I’ll guess that you’re questioning easy methods to get this card. And right here’s the place it begins to get fascinating. Runis might be minted on the Ethereum community, and price roughly $500 USD in ETH.
The mint is scheduled for October twenty fifth, 2022 at 2pm EST. Solely 6,500 Runis might be bought. Ever. Every mint has a 2% likelihood of producing a gold foil NFT.
With a view to reward Splinterlands traders and gamers, the staff plans to promote 2000 whitelist spots on September 22. These enable gamers to order a Runi, and buy it at 50% low cost. The spots price 100 VOUCHERS every, which, at present costs, would price about $65. (be aware: if a whitelist spot doesn’t mint their Runi inside 30 days, they forfeit their alternative and their VOUCHERS).
Runis are generative artwork items, very like an ordinary PFP. Each might be distinctive, although except for the one picture, we don’t know a lot in regards to the variations obtainable. However now comes the following fascinating half.
Gamers who personal Runis can stake them to a particular Ethereum contract. The proprietor nonetheless maintains possession of the NFT, however they’re unable to promote or switch it till it’s unstaked. When a participant stakes an Ethereum Runi, the Splinterlands system delegates an in-game Runi card to them which has their distinctive paintings on it! Each Runi in-game might be max degree (4). And each one a singular card because of the completely different paintings.
Runis in Splinterlands
Splinterlands Runi NFTs can’t be purchased, bought, traded, or rented. Nonetheless, when the Ethereum Runi NFT is staked, gamers can select to delegate the Splinterlands card to a unique Hive pockets. And whereas Splinterlands received’t supply an official in-game rental marketplace for this function, it’s probably some third get together web site will leap on the possibility to assist handle Runi leases.
However wait! There may be nonetheless extra! Runi holders obtain a full, industrial use license for his or her distinctive Runi paintings! That is for the person PFP artwork solely. Nothing Splinterlands associated. However it’s going to nonetheless be very fascinating to see what comes from this. Particularly since we’ve had some well-known PFP tasks again out of business use licenses this yr.
The sale for the whitelist spots might be by the Splinterlands retailer and the staff will present additional particulars about Runi minting quickly.