Aftermath Islands Joins the Next Top Metaverse Build Competition
Industry leaders come together to challenge architects, designers, and 3D developers
Toronto, Canada / Bridgetown, Barbados / London, UK – February 8, 2022 – Oasis Digital Studios Limited (“Oasis”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (CSE: LQID / OTCQB:LQAVF / FRA:4T51) (“Liquid Avatar Technologies” or the “Company”), a global blockchain and fintech solutions company, focused on Digital Identity, integrated Avatars and the Metaverse, is pleased to announce that its controlled subsidiary, Aftermath Islands Metaverse Limited (“Aftermath Islands”) will be the latest company to join the Next Top Metaverse Build competition as a sponsor and judge. The Next Top Metaverse Build competition is designed to challenge architects, designers, and 3D developers to create virtual infrastructure designs in categories including buildings, museums, NFT galleries, casinos, and festival grounds. As such, the buildathon competition will be a great way for Aftermath Island designers, creators, and participants to showcase and improve their design skills.
Contestants will compete to win a number of prizes, including up to $50,000 worth of Renovi tokens (RNVI), a parcel of land offered by the Decentraland Foundation, as well as software subscriptions to design tools and other key software programs. Additionally, all entries uploaded on the marketplace will be available for purchase with the proceeds going to the contestants.
The competition is hosted by GDA Capital, a leading digital asset firm, and Renovi, a marketplace for infrastructure-related metaverse design, development, and architecture.
In Aftermath Islands’ metaverse, users can buy, develop and trade Virtual Land (VL) property and items as NFTs. Each plot or parcel of VL is unique and owners get to choose what content they want to publish on their VL.
In addition to joining the buildathon competition, Aftermath Islands will also be donating $10,000 USD in plots of virtual land to the Next Top Metaverse Build.
Aftermath Islands is joining an event filled with industry leading disruptors including Decentraland, the largest open-source 3D virtual world platform, and the Metaverse Group, a metaverse investment company that focuses on virtual real estate. Mentors and sponsors from these organizations will actively participate in the competition.
Contestants can enter from January 31st up until March 31st, 2022. Detailed tutorials and information about the competition are available on the Next Top Metaverse Build website.
“Aftermath Islands is excited to be joining the Next Top Metaverse Build and competing with cutting-edge metaverse designers and developers” said David Lucatch, CEO Liquid Avatar Technologies, Managing Director Oasis Digital Studios Limited and Aftermath Islands Metaverse Limited. “This opportunity will not only help the developers and designers but will also help evolve the metaverse space as a whole.”
Andy Charalambous, the co-founder of Renovi, added: “We are thrilled to welcome Aftermath Islands to the buildathon competition. Having their expertise in helping creative design in the metaverse will encourage all participants to improve their design skills while also learning from and networking with those in the industry.”
The Next Top Metaverse Build competition will open for entries on January 31st. Entries will be accepted through March 31. Additional rules and competition details can be found here.
Interested parties learning more about architecture, engineering, and design for the metaverse can contact the RENOVI team at email@example.com
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About Next Top Metaverse Build – www.topmetaversebuild.com
Next Top Metaverse Build is a first-of-its-kind ‘buildathon’ that brings together architects, designers, and developers to compete in creating buildings, NFT galleries, festival grounds, in-game assets, and more that are optimized for the metaverse. The competition is aimed at university students and the growing body of budding metaverse design and development professionals who want to take the metaverse to the next level.
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About RENOVI – www.renovi.io
Launched in 2021, RENOVI is the first NFT marketplace created for architects, 3D designers and developers. NFTs within RENOVI can be used for artistic and collection purposes, with actual items also being made available to the metaverse. The secure platform has been developed by a team of senior leaders within the design, property, tech, finance, and legal professions. For more information please visit: https://www.renovi.io
About Aftermath Islands Metaverse Limited – www.aftermathislands.com
Aftermath Islands Metaverse Limited is a Barbados corporation which is 50% owned and is controlled by Oasis Digital Studios Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc.
Aftermath Islands as first described in the initial whitepaper published in 2017 and then subsequently updated, was based on the premise of a water-world with islands that represented destinations in a global virtual game. Since then, the Aftermath Islands metaverse has evolved and now represents exciting themed based islands, communities, and estates where players can experience a wide range of adventures and opportunities.
In Aftermath Islands’ virtual world, users can buy, develop, trade, and sell Virtual Land (VL), property and assets, like buildings, crafted items, transport, and other items all through NFTs, a non-fungible token that represents the ownership of virtual and other assets. Each plot or parcel of VL is unique and owners get to choose what content they want to publish on their VL. This can range from simple scenery and structures to an interactive game, store, warehouse, dwelling, facility, or destination. Users can purchase VL as well as all other goods and services in Aftermath Islands with CREDITS, the current code name for in-game currency, fiat and other authorized currencies, coins, and tokens.
Aftermath Islands is a shared virtual world, much like the Metaverse described by author Ernest Cline in his science-fiction novels Ready Player One and Ready Player Two. Expected to launch mid-2022, Aftermath Islands will allow users to connect and interact with each other, create content, craft, participate in activities and quests and play games. Aftermath Islands will have a virtual economy where users can engage in a myriad of in-world economic transactions as well as monetize the content, items, quests, and applications they build.
For more information about Aftermath Islands, please visit www.aftermathislands.com
About Oasis Digital Studios Limited – www.oasisdigitalstudios.com
Oasis Digital Studios Limited (“Oasis”) brings together leading individuals and organizations in blockchain technology, computer graphics, augmented reality, entertainment, art, sports, gaming, music, media, comic book, memorabilia, and pop culture arenas to support the fast-paced and growing digital collectible and NFT marketplace. The Oasis business model is to create storytelling, experiential and collectible partnerships with artists, sports personalities, talent, brands, and commercial enterprises to create digital offerings and digital / physical product programs via digital collectibles and NFTs. Oasis uses multimedia, cinematics, animations, and other techniques to create unique products together with the latest Augmented Reality and virtual technologies to tell the Artist and Talent stories providing immersive experiences for Digital Collectibles and NFTs. The Oasis AR Enhanced NFT experience, powered by ImagineAR, will be available exclusively through the Liquid Avatar Mobile App, which features the ability for users to create digital icons that allow them to manage, control and create value from their biometrically verified digital identity, and is available on Google Play and in the Apple App Store.
About Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. – www.liquidavatartechnologies.com
Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. focuses on the verification, management and monetization of Self Sovereign Identity, empowering users to control and benefit from the use of their online identity.
The Liquid Avatar Mobile App, available in the Apple App Store and Google Play is a verified Self Sovereign Identity platform that empowers users to create high quality digital icons representing their online personas. These icons allow users to manage and control their digital identity and Verifiable Access and Identity Credentials, and to use Liquid Avatars to share public and permission based private data when they want and with whom they want.
The Liquid Avatar Verifiable Credentials Ecosystem (LAVCE) has been developed to support all participants in a digital credential ecosystem, including the Holder, Issuer and Verifier, using state-of-the-art blockchain and open standards technologies initially as a node on the Indicio Network. The Company is a voting and steering committee member of the Trust over IP Foundation, founding and steering committee member of Cardea, a Linux Foundation Public Health project, member of the Good Health Pass collaborative, DIACC, the Covid Credentials Initiative (“CCI”), The Linux Foundation and a founding member of the Lumedic Exchange.
The Company has a suite of early-stage revenue generating programs that support the Liquid Avatar Mobile App program, including KABN KASH, a cash back and reward program that has over 500 leading online merchants and is working to release its own branded network payment card.
The Company’s subsidiary, Oasis Digital Studios, is a creative and development agency that supports a wide range of artists, talent, and enterprises with Non-Fungible Token (NFT) solutions and has acquired 50% and control of the Aftermath Islands Metaverse program.
Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. is publicly listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) under the symbol “LQID” (CSE:LQID).
The Company also trades in the United States, on the OTCQB under the symbol “LQAVF” and in Frankfurt under the symbol “4T51”.
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