What are lootprints (for MoonCats)?
lootprints (for MoonCats) are 25,600 answers to the recent MoonCat demands. Each is it's own ERC-721 NFT, and is a schematic plan for a MoonCat Spacecraft.
How can I acquire a lootprints (for MoonCats)?
25,440 MoonCatShip lootprints are associated with the 25,440 MoonCats available now. If you own a MoonCat in the official Acclimated wrapper, you can mint a lootprint.
Oh no! My MoonCat isn’t Acclimated! How do I get into the official wrapper?
Head over to the Acclimator (step-by-step guide on the page)
Are MoonCatShip lootprints free?
For MoonCats who were Acclimated prior to September 6, 2021 at 12:01am UTC, yes, your MoonCats can claim their lootprints for free – just pay gas.
For MoonCats cuddled up in the official wrapper after this date, lootprints (for MoonCats) will cost 0.05 ETH to mint; the price will rise by 0.01 ETH every two days beginning on Friday, September 17th The price will cap out at 0.2 as of October 17th.
How are the traits on a lootprints (for MoonCats) determined?
Your lootprint's Registration # and colour will directly correlate to your MoonCat. Rescue MoonCats mint lootprints in their complementary color. MoonCat 19790 (a blue shy tortie) would mint lootprint #19790, in Orange. However, Genesis mooncats will mint their own color so MoonCat 90 will mint lootprint #90, which will be Genesis Black.
A lootprint's name and type, as well as their number of bays, are randomly generated at minting. Much like the original MoonCats, there are billions of possible name, ship type, and bay number configurations — far more than will ever be minted!
So, are lootprints (for MoonCats) on-chain generative art?
Why doesn't my lootprint have a name or any bays?
To ensure fairness in the trait distributions once a lootprint is minted, it must wait to be revealed. Twenty revelation batches will be triggered in the smart contract as lootprints get claimed. The technique ensures no one (including miners or ponderware) can cheat, while preserving the element of surprise.
Is there a deadline to claim lootprints (for MoonCats)?
YES. On October 24th, any remaining unclaimed lootprints (for MoonCats) will be lost to the ether. This means the collection may be smaller than the proposed 25,600 lootprints.
Hang on, there's 25,440 MoonCats, but 25,600 lootprints (for MoonCats)? What about the other 160?
160 Genesis MoonCats elected to take the path of the heroes, staying on the moon to rebuild MoonCat society. These unique Hero Silver lootprints will be available in waves: the first 50 will be placed up for auction on September 16th 2021. Two other lots of 50 will be sold in the near future. The final 10 will be reserved for special secret things. These sales will continue to support further development in the MoonCats ecosystem.
Cool, I minted a lootprints (for MoonCats)! What do I do with it now?
lootprints can be traded or sold, just like other NFTs, and will tie into future ponderware projects. You can find out more on our Roadmap
What are bays?
Bays are the way each lootprints (for MoonCats) can be customized. This feature will be available in the future. We're gonna need a LOT of catnip before the MoonCats let us in on this secret.
So how do I know if my MoonCat is eligible for lootprints (for MoonCats)?
Beginning September 16th, all MoonCats will have a new entry for their metadata. This new "lootprint" attribute can be in one of two states — unclaimed, for kitties which have not yet scooped up their lootprint, and claimed, for kitties who have snagged their lootprint.
Are lootprints (for MoonCats) tied to a MoonCat?
Before minting, lootprints (for MoonCats) are tied to a single MoonCat; only that MoonCat can elect to acquire their associated lootprint. However, after minting, lootprints are their own NFTs, which can be bought and sold on their own.
Waaaaaiiiiiiit...isn't this just, you know, LOOT?
lootprints (for MoonCats) are definitely inspired by LOOT, but, you know, for MoonCats
More than that, they are just a taste of adventures to come