April 1, 2023

Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT Holders Collaborate with Web3 Game Developer to Bring Mutant Apes to Life in The Glimmering

Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT holders have been given the freedom to use their owned artwork in any way they please, leading to some exciting collaborations and derivative projects. The latest collaboration involves the Mutant Apes, which will soon be featured in the Dungeons & Dragons-inspired Web3 game, The Glimmering.

Gripnr, the game’s developer, has partnered with Web3 entrepreneur Jimmy “j1mmy” McNelis to bring several of his owned Mutant Ape Yacht Club NFT characters into The Glimmering as enemy characters. The Mutant Apes will be reimagined by Gripnr Lead Artist Justin “Angryblue” Kamerer to fit within the game’s fantasy world.

Gripnr will also release a derivative NFT collection based on the Mutant Ape characters, minted on Ethereum scaling network Polygon. These NFTs will be featured within the digital tabletop game experience, allowing players to own and trade unique Mutant Ape characters.

“Ever since Mutants came onto the scene, we’ve been blown away by the creativity and passion of the Bored Ape Yacht Club community,” said Gripnr CEO, John Linden. “We’re thrilled to partner with j1mmy and bring these incredible characters to life in The Glimmering.”

The Bored Ape Yacht Club has become one of the most popular NFT collections in the space, with each unique Ape representing a membership to the exclusive club. The Mutant Apes are a rare subset of the collection, featuring unique mutations and characteristics.

The Glimmering is a Web3 game that allows players to explore a vast fantasy world, battle enemies, and collect rare items and NFTs. The addition of Mutant Apes as enemy characters adds a new level of excitement and collectibility to the game.

The collaboration between Gripnr and j1mmy is just one example of the creative possibilities that arise when NFT holders are given the freedom to use their owned artwork in new and exciting ways. As the NFT space continues to evolve, we can expect to see more collaborations and derivative projects that push the boundaries of what’s possible.

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