A New Year Surprise From Fractal

Airdrops, gaming partnerships, and a 110K community.

Fractal Team
6 min readDec 30, 2021


Growing up, the period between Christmas and New Year was always a special time for me. It meant no school, waking up at noon, going downstairs, and playing video games for 15 hours straight.

To me, the holidays have always been synonymous with video games. And family too, I guess… but mostly video games :D

That’s why I’m super excited to launch Fractal, our new metaverse gaming marketplace, just in time to kick off the new year! While both the Fractal team and community eagerly anticipated a launch in time for a white Christmas, we ultimately decided that a bit more time was needed to make sure everything was polished and perfect. Thank you for your patience.

Get ready for a New Year surprise!

Since we announced Fractal two weeks ago, we’ve seen an unprecedented outpouring of interest, with over 110k people joining our Discord. You have exceeded our wildest expectations, and all of you continue to inspire and motivate us to work harder.

As a token of our appreciation for the Fractal community, we are airdropping 100k special Fractal NFTs over the next few weeks starting from today (please make sure you are ‘Grape Verified’ on our Discord server).

Fractals will come with benefits both on the Fractal marketplace and within our community. Mysterious and powerful, their full potential is yet to be discovered. Perhaps in the future, they may grant special powers and abilities in your favorite blockchain-based games, or unlock the doors to exciting new worlds ripe for exploring. We believe “cross-game” assets like these, that truly belong to you, will be the future of gaming.

Fractals belong to 1 of 4 factions: tri, quad, penta, or hexa. The tri faction is the largest, containing 70,000 fractals. The hexa faction is the smallest, containing only 1,000.

We have also been welcomed by the existing gaming community on Solana. In the past week, we’ve had a ton of conversations with game studios building blockchain games. We’re excited to announce these launch partnerships (and we are still sifting through hundreds of inbound projects):

In alphabetical order:


Aurory is a fantasy action play-to-earn Japanese role-playing game. Players are invited to explore a rich and diverse universe, traveling across the world of Antik and Cryptos, catching and trading magical creatures called Nefties. Neftie trainers from around the world take part in friendly duels, ranked tournaments and other game mode in this compelling JRPG.


The Crypto Cavemen Club is an exclusive NFT community based around the $CAVE game token. The Cavemen have been thawing out in the arctic due to the warming climate and were just discovered just in time for Solana Summer! In this metaverse, they battle in a PVP arena filled with spoils, allowing for crafting, chestboxes and real estate purchase.


Genopets is the first move-to-earn MMORPG that rewards you for an active lifestyle. A Genopet is a generative NFT that evolves as the player exercises more. The game transforms players’ real-life movement into $KI tokens to use in battle, craft valuable items and upgrade the Genopet’s style and performance.

Mini Royale

Mini Royale: Nations (MRN) is a browser-based first-person shooter game. It is set on top of a land control-oriented, social strategy game with a focus on clans, alliances and interaction mechanics. Its open economy rewards collaboration and community efforts where players come together to build the most fun and social experience in the metaverse.

Nyan Heroes

Nyan Heroes is an NFT based third-person battle royale game built on the Solana blockchain. Through collecting our Nyans and their accompanying giant robots, players will enter our Play2Earn Metaverse in battle against one another. At the same time, they will be saving real kitties one Nyan at a time via our partnerships with various animal charities.


Panzerdogs is an online PVP tank brawler with p2e mechanics made by Lucky Kat. Craft and build your custom tanks to battle against each other in a variety of exciting game modes. Play the public demo here.

Photo Finish Horse Racing

Built by a veteran team of game developers from EA Sports and FanDuel with years of experience creating horse racing games, Photo Finish is the most authentic representation of the sport available — the team’s simulation engine is utilized by NBC on Triple Crown races! Own your own horse and generate revenue by racing, selling, or breeding in a player-driven dual-token ecosystem. Acquire at least one Stylish Stud NFT and one Fine Filly NFT in order to breed your very own “Generation Zero” race horse for the game (coming Q1/Q2 2022).


Portals is a web-based metaverse platform on Solana, where you can own a space, build, invite friends, show off your NFTs, explore downtown — all right in the browser. The goal is to create a dense downtown, where players can explore a single city block with hundreds of fun things to do and discover, such as spaces created by other players with easy drag-and-drop build tools, DAO headquarters, escape rooms, music events, brand storefronts like Audius Lounge, FTX, Raydium, MagicEden, and many more to come.

The Sandbox

The Sandbox is a virtual world where players can build, own, and monetize their gaming experiences on the Ethereum blockchain using $SAND, the main utility token of the platform.


As one of the first NFT-driven gaming platforms built on the Solana blockchain, SolChicks has combined the best of both worlds into one integrated gaming platform so now you can enjoy unique NFT collectibles, and use them as main characters in an exciting virtual fantasy world.

SolChicks is a play-to-earn game where players can adventure in a meticulously designed world with their adorable companions. As one of the first NFT-driven gaming platforms built on the Solana blockchain, players can craft their very own story with their SolChicks through battling other players, collecting the rarest and most powerful items, or even vanquishing the SolFox and experience a magical journey where adventure, friendships, and challenge awaits.

SolChicks will feature a multitude of avenues for players to earn. With a “play and earn” model which puts fun at its core, SolChicks promises to deliver an exciting and rewarding journey for all players.

Syn City

SYN.CITY is the first-ever Mafia Metaverse with 100k members in Discord. Here you raid loot, run business, build syndicates, and dominate through a unique Mafia as a DAO (MaaD) system.

We’ve launched on the Solana chain first, so you’ll need a wallet like Phantom to purchase any NFTs on Fractal today.

Let us know what you think. We are always looking for feedback; you can join us in our Discord here to give us some and find out about future drops.

Happy holidays to you all. WAGMI.