So, what’s trending? The only answer you will receive is Metaverse and NFTs. To be honest the world is going in a totally new direction that will change the future soon. Well, if you want to earn some extra bucks in this fast-moving Metaverse world then one of the best ways would be investing in the Metaverse. So, here we are with the post on how to create an NFT in the Sandbox Metaverse, which you can later sell in the Sandbox Marketplace.
NFTs are the Non-Fungible Tokens that are assigned to the digitally created assets. It is a mark of ownership of the digital asset. Do you know that you can also create your NFTs? No, I ain’t joking. You can create an NFT in the Sandbox Metaverse and that too free of cost. We know it would be hard for you to believe us. So, given below is the post that will clear all your doubts.
Let us tell you that you need to download a special tool to create an NFT in The Sandbox. No, it is not any third-party application. The tool is provided by the Sandbox and is known as “VoxEdit”. The application is available on the official website of The Sandbox and is free to use and download.
Further in the post, we will tell you how to download and use the VoxEdit tool in order to create and export an NFT in The Sandbox Marketplace.
What Is The Sandbox?
The Sandbox (Sand) is a Metaverse game owned by SoftBank, that lets the users buy and sell virtual property on its platform. The announcement of the VR universe by Facebook has given the popularity of the game a boast.
You can buy virtual land, purchase property, trade, and earn money on the Sandbox platform. To get access to all these functions in The Sandbox you need to purchase the cryptocurrency called SAND. Currently, you can buy the plots in the Virtual world present on the Sandbox platform and build your empire on it.
It is estimated that the value of the Sand crypto will rise in the near future. So, if you are looking for Metaverse Cryptocurrencies to invest in then it can be one of your options. Trading is not all that you can do on The Sandbox platform. You can also create your own play to earn Metaverse games on the platform.
If we look at the history of The Sandbox platform then it started as a mobile game in 2012. It gathered the true fan base that was used to create the digital assets on the platform. In 2017, the developers decided to give the game a new shape. They came up with the idea that the creators on The Sandbox Platform can now convert their art into the NFTs and earn money by selling them in the Sandbox Marketplace.
The question here is how to create an NFT in The Sandbox. Well, let’s find out the answer to the question.
How To Create An NFT In The Sandbox
The craze of NFTs is world-known. With the celebrities buying the CryptoPunks, this craze has reached another level. Well if you think that only big companies and digital artists can create the NFts then you are wrong.
The Sandbox platform provides you with ways to create your own digital assets and then convert them to NFTs. To create the NFT on The Sandbox platform you need to download the tool VoxEdit. The tool will help you to create the digital assets and then export them to The Sandbox Marketplace for selling.
What Is VoxEdit?
In simpler terms, VoxEdit is a Voxel edit tool that was created by The Sandbox. The tool is indigenously developed for the artists and the creators to design the digital assets. These digital assets can later be used in the Sandbox Metaverse. You can also sell these NFTs created in the Sandbox Marketplace.
What Can All Be Made In VoxEdit?
Well, as we told you that you can create various digital assets on the VoxEdit tool. Given below is the type of NFTs that can be created for The Sandbox platform using the VoxEdit tool.
- Static decorations for your house or the game that you are developing.
- Intractable objects can also be created using the VoxEdit tool.
- Non-Player Characters
- You can also design the equipment for the Avatar in the Metaverse.
- Hostile enemies.
How To Download The VoxEdit To Create An NFT In The Sandbox
If you want to create an NFT in The Sandbox then you obviously need to download the VoxEdit tool. Well, you can easily find and download this tool from the official “The Sandbox” website. It is free to download and use.
Worry not, we have mentioned the proper steps to be followed to download the VoxEdit from the website. But, before that, you need to make an account on the Sandbox platform.
- Go to The Sandbox login page, on the login page navigate to the “Sign In” option and click on it. You will find it in the top right corner of the screen.
- Now, you need to have a crypto wallet that you will attach to your account. To make you understand the steps clearly we will take the example of the Arkane Crypto Wallet.
- On the Sign-in page, you will find the various social media accounts to make your selection.
- You can choose from your Facebook, Twitter, or Gmail account to sign it.
- You will be asked for the password. Sign up using the password and you have connected your crypto wallet with your account.
After you have created your account on The Sandbox platform. You are all set to download the VoxEdit application on your device to do so follow the steps given below.
- Open The Sandbox account.
- Now, navigate to the “Create” option, you will find it on the left toolbar on the screen.
- Click on it.
- This will take you to another page on the website.
- Scroll down a bit and find the option that says “VoxEdit”, click on it.
- Scroll a bit more and you will find the option “Vox Edit Download”.
- Click on the button and the tool is downloaded to your device.
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Steps To Create An NFT In The Sandbox
The Sandbox follows the “Create, Animate, Play” model for creating an NFT in The Sandbox Metaverse. Well, we have explained these terms below and it will give you an idea about how to create an NFT in The Sandbox.
The first thing to do after downloading the VoxEdit tool is to create a model of the digital asset that you want to place in your Sandbox Metaverse or want to sell in the Sandbox NFT Marketplace. The model created in this step will only be the skeleton of the object.
After the model is ready you need to put the animations in the model you have created to make it work. You can easily do this in the VoxEdit tool.
After you have added the animation to the digital asset created. You can finally export it to the Sandbox Marketplace. You can export the asset created in .VMX or .VMR formats to the Sandbox Marketplace. You can also export the animation in the .obj, .DAE and .GLTF formats as well.
We hope that now you are clear with the procedure on how to create an NFT In The Sandbox Metaverse. Well, you need to download the VoxEdit tool first as we have mentioned above. Worry not, you don’t have to pay for its usage or download. Here are a few features of the VoxEdit tool.
- Easy to use.
- Free of cost.
- Provides you the tools to create the voxels
- Provides you the Animator.
- You can also make NFT using the tool.
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