Premium NFTs Feature the Idol of Cthulhu and Necronomicon
New Zealand, July 19, 2021 — New Zealand-based non-fungible token (NFT) app VeVe has partnered with Chaosium Inc., makers of the Call of Cthulhu tabletop roleplaying game, to bring their Mythos horror content to the digital collectible market.
With VeVe, fans can buy, sell, and showcase their digital collections through the app. Collectors can curate virtual showrooms featuring epic 3D dioramas, as well as virtually visit, comment on, and “like” showrooms from other collectors.
The initial Call of Cthulhu NFT drop features a masterful sculpt of the Idol of Cthulhu, used by cultists to venerate the long-forgotten being who may one day return to devour humanity. Also available in this series is a highly detailed replica of the infamous tome of Mythos lore known as the Necronomicon. Both digital objects were created under license to Chaosium by Australian studio Type40.
“Call of Cthulhu is an iconic horror roleplaying game, and has captured fans and readers dating back to 1981. VeVe is now bringing that cosmic horror to the digital world after 40 years” says David Yu, CEO of the VeVe platform.
Chaosium VP of Licensing Michael O’Brien adds, “We are pleased to partner with VeVe and Type40 to explore this new way to share our games and stories in the ever-expanding digital realm, especially in an environmentally friendly way.”
Since its inception, VeVe has used a distributed ledger technology that is over 99% more energy efficient than the Ethereum blockchain. In March 2021, VeVe committed to 100% carbon neutral NFTs and provided $7+ million in grants to environmental nonprofits to raise money for causes through NFT promotions.
The Call of Cthulhu digital collectibles series will be dropping on the VeVe app during Comic-Con@Home, set to take place the 23rd through the 25th of July 2021.
Founded in 2018, VeVe was created by collectors and for collectors to bring premium licensed NFT digital collectibles to the mass market. With over 350,000 active users and 600,000 NFTs sold, VeVe is the largest mobile-first digital collectibles platform and one of the top grossing Entertainment Apps in the Google Play and Apple stores.
Utilizing both blockchain and augmented reality technologies, VeVe offers premium licensed collectibles from leading brands including DC Comics and Warner Bros, Cartoon Network, tokidoki, Ghostbusters, Back to the Future and more. For the first time, these brands can provide customization to collectibles after their initial sale, creating endless revenue possibilities for products both new and previously offered. In addition, VeVe’s 3D augmented reality photo mode allows collectors to interact with every digital collectible, as well as share their collectibles through VeVe’s in-app social feed, or on external social platforms including Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and more.
In March 2021, VeVe committed to 100% carbon neutral NFTs and provided $7+ million in grants to environmental nonprofits to raise money for causes through NFT promotions. In addition, VeVe uses Ethereum’s layer 2 scaling protocol, Immutable X, which provides instant trade confirmation, scalability (over 9,000 trades per second), zero gas fees, and a 99.9% reduction in environmental footprint.
The VeVe Digital Collectible app is available on both iOS and Android.
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About Chaosium Inc.:
Since the company’s founding by Greg Stafford in 1975, Chaosium Inc. has been an innovative force in hobby game publishing. The investigatory horror game Call of Cthulhu remains Chaosium’s most well-known and successful line, with a Critical Role/Call of Cthulhu collaboration racking up more than two million views on YouTube. The company’s other award-winning RPGs include RuneQuest, Pendragon, and 7th Sea. Chaosium also publishes boardgames and fiction. Its games are translated around the globe and licensed for everything from T-shirts to computer games. With Chaosium games, you too can dream the dreams of dead gods and help construct the universe from its essential runes.
Find out more at www.chaosium.com.