INTRODUCING THE

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VOXEL ART

GUIDELINES

  • First, you'll sign up so we can evaluate your work, as we want to encourage the best assets
  • Grant payments will be on a per-asset basis, ranging from $10 to $1,000 per asset
  • In addition to the grant, you'll be able to sell your creations to players when The Sandbox launches
  • Free prime exposure for your creations in The Sandbox
  • Create, share and sell your voxel creations to game developers and players
  • Keep full ownership and copyright of your creations
  • Maintain creative freedom with art direction under your own control
  • Learn how to create and sell NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain
  • Be part of our creator community building a new gaming future
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Value of the Fund The Creators Fund is worth $2 million usd
Eligibility The Sandbox's Creators Fund is an initiative supporting all talents without any distinction of age, gender or country of origin.
The Fund Seeks What we are looking in you:
- Creators who can produce both static and animated voxel assets
- Creators who can produce assets that engage players in an interactive, game-oriented environment
- Creators who exhibit artistic imagination throughout their work
- Creators who thrive on an authentic working partnership with the players and developers who will buy and use their assets
- Creators who can assess not only the visual attraction of their assets but their suitability for players and developers
Application form To qualify, you need to register via the Application Form. We will review all applications and contact you if you're eligible for a grant.
Number of Artists Up to 1,000
Number of Assets Up to 10,000
Number of Projects/Categories Up to 100
Price per Asset From $10 to $1,000 (usd)
Copyright Ownership You retain all rights and ownership of your Content. We do not claim any ownership rights to your Content.
Licensing Rights When you upload Content to The Sandbox Marketplace, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, publicly display, distribute and adapt (so as to better showcase your Content, for example), publicly perform, and translate the Content as needed in response to user drive actions.
Benefits for Artists Receive prime exposure for free and a duration of 6 months, in the “Highlights” section of The Sandbox's Marketplace
Duration Three years, starting on December 10th, 2018
Requirements 1. Fill the Application Form
2. Read our Voxel Art Style Guidelines
3. Read the Glossary
4. Use VoxEdit to create and export the 3D models
5. Agree to The Sandbox Creator Fund Artist Terms and Conditions
Selection Process Judges = The Sandbox Community Team
Review Criteria What we'll be reviewing:
- Range and quality of the artist's work
- Originality and suitability for use of assets in interactive environments
- Artistic imagination
Assets Parameters Each Asset shall be submitted to The Sandbox with the following attributes:
- Name
- Price
- Scarcity
- Description
- VOX/OBJ model file
- PNG preview thumbnail
Partners Sketchfab
OPSkins
Ethic/Motives The goal of this fund is to help and train Artists to publish your voxel creations on the blockchain as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and learn more about the benefits from blockchain technology:
- True Ownership
- Inter-operability
- Trading
- Scarcity
- Decentralized Marketplace
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What will I be required to submit with my application form?

You will need to provide basic information on your identity and link us to your online portfolio. You can optionally provide up to three images with your submission, but this is not required.


Is my information kept private when I apply online?

The Sandbox will not release your information without your permission.


Can I submit assets that I’ve created for previous projects or games?

Yes, as long as you own the copyright of these assets and you have the full license rights to use them on other projects.


How much can I get in grants per asset?

The grant per asset can range from $10 to $1,000 depending on its scale and complexity.


Can I sell assets for which I’ve received a grant from the Creator Fund on other marketplaces?

Yes, you retain all rights and ownership of your Content and can sell them on other marketplaces. We will only request a nonexclusive permission to list the content on The Sandbox’s Marketplace.


How many total artists can be given grants under the Creator Fund?

Up to 1,000 artists can be given grants via the Creator Fund.


Do I lose the copyright for any assets for which I receive a grant?

Artists retain all rights and ownership of your Content. We do not claim any ownership rights to your Content.


What are the licensing rights for assets that I upload to The Sandbox?

When you upload Content to The Sandbox Marketplace, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, publicly display, distribute and adapt (so as to better showcase your Content, for example), publicly perform, and translate the Content as needed in response to user drive actions.

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We want to help you make & share amazing voxel creations on our platform:

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The program is limited to the first 1,000 artists accepted, so sign up today for a chance to enjoy the benefits!

THE SANDBOX IS LAUNCHING A $2 MILLION CREATOR FUND FOR ARTISTS

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Animate your characters and see your voxel models come to life in your own crafted universe! Let players explore your creations in a brand new way!

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Create assets in your favorite voxel editor, and export them into The Sandbox to create new universes. Share your work for free or monetize each asset: The choice is yours!

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You can make your own 3D voxel objects, animate them and publish/sell them in our worldwide marketplace, for free!

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The Sandbox is made by gamers, for gamers. The power of the platform, combined with an open asset market, allows artists to share and sell their content as we together build a premier online voxel community.

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