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Terraria

Created by Span
Self-Published
Services
Research
Credits

John Pobojewski
Concept, Design Direction, Design, Programming

Zach Minnich
Design, 3D

Cheryl Kao
Design

Also

Lamin-8
Artist Print Production

fxhash
Tezos NFT Platform

The ecosystems of our planet are becoming ever more endangered. Over 1 million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction — more than ever before in human history. We need to remind ourselves of the priceless value these ecosystems hold to all of us before it’s too late.

Span created the Terraria project to turn ecosystems into collectables. 3D terrariums emerge from custom letterforms, each containing one of nine different biomes — grasslands, wetlands, mountain, tundra, rainforest, stream, desert, ocean, and forest.

Digital collectors can mint NFTS of each biome, each varied with multiple weather and time-of-day variations on the Tezos “Proof-of-Stake” blockchain — a format at nearly a thousandth of the carbon load of proof-of-work blockchains like Bitcoin. Each NFT is uniquely composed based on the transaction. Analog collectors can receive on-demand 12 x 12 inch art prints of one of the nine biomes on archival Epson RC paper. All proceeds and royalties to be donated to 1% for the Planet.

Launches January 2023

Terraria Logo

Custom letterforms form both the logo and the container for each terrarium.

Same Biome Different Weather

Digital collectors receive NFTs with weather and time-of-day variations based on their unique transactions on the Tezos blockchain.

1 Biome
2 Biome
3 Biome
Print framed mockup

12 x 12" artist prints are available for traditional analog collectors.

1 Specialty Biome 2 Specialty Biome

A few lucky digital collectors will receive "rare" gold-dipped variations when they mint their NFT.