White Sands Historical Timeline

MAY, 2024

THE WOLF DEN & HUNGRY WOLVES VEHICLES & PETS ARE RELEASED IN GAME - All Hungry Wolves Holders are granted token-gated access to "The Wolf Den," and can find their new, exclusive HW-themed vehicles and pets in-game. https://x.com/whitesandsgame/status/1788944158364774700

APRIL, 2024

$TOPIA AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $TOPIA generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a quarterly basis. Learn more. https://x.com/HollanderAdam/status/1775680999726494174

MARCH, 2024

HUNGRY WOLVES VEHICLES & PETS ARE COMPLETED - Announced on December 29, 2023 (reproduced in Hungry Wolves - Welcome!), the Hungry Wolves community will be onboarded to White Sands and receive exclusively-themed vehicles and pets. https://x.com/HungryWolvesNFT/status/1760349251433873535?s=20

FEBRUARY, 2024

HYCHAIN NODE KEY WHITE LIST POINTS RAFFLES - White Sands rewarded forty-four community members with points to mint HYCHAIN Node Keys during the 24 hour white list phase: https://x.com/whitesandsgame/status/1763639433893454015?s=20

JANUARY, 2024

$TOPIA AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $TOPIA generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a quarterly basis. Learn more. https://x.com/AdonisHytopian/status/1743326105900102127?s=20 WHITE SANDS COLLABORATES WITH NIFTY ISLAND - White Sands holders are able to use their owned furniture items inside of @Nifty_Island. https://x.com/whitesandsgame/status/1742684356521431527?s=20 DECEMBER, 2023

WHITE SANDS JOINS THE HYTOPIA SERVER LIST & DISCOVERY PAGE - White Sands is proudly featured on the HYTOPIA Server List. This inclusion enhances our visibility; Residents and visitors alike can now easily locate and join our game through HYTOPIA’s centralized platform, fostering greater connectivity and interaction within the HYTOPIA ecosystem. https://x.com/whitesandsgame/status/1731348924965794263?s=20 NOVEMBER, 2023

$TOPIA AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $TOPIA generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a quarterly basis. Learn more. https://x.com/whitesandsgame/status/1725701203034603798?s=20 OCTOBER, 2023

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES THE HAUNTED CARNIVAL + COMMUNITY CONTESTS - White Sands adds a Halloween inspired Carnival where players can embark on a Golden Apple scavenger hunt, experience four functional carnival rides, and test their agility and mettle with the challenging parkour course that winds its way through this phantasmal playground. Holders compete in a week-long hosted quest for prizes. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS CONCIERGE TEAM LAUNCHES A WEEKLY IN-GAME QUESTS SERIES FOR PRIZES AND RECOGNITION - Each week, members of the Concierge Team host a weekly in-game event/challenge for prizes and recognition. Holders and visitors alike are invited to participate in the exploration, camaraderie, and fun.

SEPTEMBER, 2023

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES THE EYE OF ANKHARA'S PALACE + COMMUNITY CONTESTS - White Sands adds an ancient Egyptian inspired environment in which players embark on a journey through its depths, where enigmatic riddles guard three age-old secrets daring to be discovered. Holders compete in a 2-week hosted event for prizes. Learn more.

JULY, 2023

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES THE PEARL - White Sands adds a The Pearl portal building, a new spawn point and gateway to all content and experiences, past and future. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS COMMUNITY MEMBERS WIN HYTOPIA's INAUGURAL BUILD CONTEST - Five talented White Sands community members join forces to build the Pirate's Cove, winning 1st prize in HYTOPIA's Inaugural Creator's Build Contest. Featured in White Sands, this masterfully crafted realm features Squiggy the giant squid, ancient shipwrecks, guiding lighthouses, a rumbling volcano, and bustling boardwalks.. Learn more.

NFT WORLDS REBRANDS AS HYTOPIA - NFT Worlds rebrands as HYTOPIA with the following Master Plan: modernized game engine, cross compatibility, free everywhere, support creators, and leverage competitor shortcomings. White Sands updates all public facing information. Learn more.

JUNE, 2023

WHITE SANDS UPDATES COMPREHENSIVE WHITE PAPER & TIMELINE - White Sands releases this updated White Paper, a comprehensive guide for all land-owners and visitors, as well as this project Timeline, which is an abbreviated history of White Sands.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES PARK CASTLE + TOPIA FEATURED EVENT - White Sands adds a Castle environment where adventurous spirits can test their parkour prowess. The map is selected as the venue for "Around the TOPIA," a monthly TOPIA event that aims to explore and celebrate the diverse TOPIA ecosystem for 5K $WRLD in prizes. Learn more.

APRIL, 2023

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES THE WHITE SANDS PALETTE - The White Sands Palette revolutionizes block manipulation, allowing you to save and deploy Structures and Personal Blueprints as often as you wish. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES SOLO & COLLABORATIVE FREE-BUILD AREAS - These spaces act as boundless creative platforms for unrestrained artistic expression (following our standard Terms & Conditions to ensure an inclusive world). Learn more.

MARCH, 2023

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

ABILITY TO NAME VILLAS & ISLETS ADDED TO "MY PROPERTIES" MENU - Residents owning White Sands NFTs will now see them appear in numerical order in the "My Properties" menu, and they can now be custom-named. Learn more.

FEBRUARY, 2023

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES VALENTINES OASIS ENVIRONMENT + COMMUNITY CONTESTS - White Sands adds a Valentines environment where visitors can embark on a heartwarming quest to find the 17 Hidden Signs of Love, play the parkour challenge, or simply meander amid the beautiful environment built with love. Holders compete in hosted events for prizes. Learn more. LOYALTY AIRDROP - White Sands airdrops an additional furniture item for each property a Resident owns.

JANUARY, 2023

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES BROWSER-BASED INTERACTIVE MAP OF OUR WORLD - White Sands launches a browser-based interactive map, which updates builds on the hour and includes zoom, search, live player locations, and much more. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS & SUP DUCKS INVITATIONAL MINECART SHOOT OUT TOURNAMENT - Communities come together for a mega Magnificent Minecraft Shoot Out Game Tournament. Learn more.

DECEMBER, 2022

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS FLASH BUILD CONTEST: DECEMBER - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes compete for prizes building inspired by the month of December on their Islets.

BLACK MARKET VENDOR LIVE - A black market vendor appears near the entrance to The Club peddling NFT Inspired Blueprints in exchange for Resources. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES THE WINTER WONDERLAND + COMMUNITY CONTESTS - White Sands adds a Winter Wonderland environment full of cheer, including "Impossible" Parkour, the Ice Maze, and Bugsy's Magnificent Minecraft Shoot Out Game. Holders compete in hosted events for prizes. Learn more.

NOVEMBER, 2022

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

OCTOBER, 2022

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS FLASH BUILD CONTEST: MOVIE THEMED - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes compete for prizes building a structure inspired by a movie on their Islets. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES THE HAUNTED MANSION + COMMUNITY CONTESTS - White Sands adds a Haunted Mansion environment full of spooky surprises, including a Golden Apple Scavenger Hunt, a Spooky Labyrinth, and a Parkour Course. Holders compete in hosted events for prizes. Learn more.

EARN $WRLD WHILE PLAYING WHITE SANDS GAME - White Sands deploys an NFTW plug-in, allowing players to earn 10 $WRLD/hour while enjoying their time building and exploring within White Sands. Learn more.

PETS BECOME MORE DYNAMIC - Holders may now allow pets to follow them around or stay and wander on their properties. Learn more.

LOYALTY AIRDROP - White Sands airdrops two additional furniture items for each property a Resident owns.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES THE ART GALLERY - White Sands adds the Art Gallery, a beautifully architected community space where holders can share your favorite NFTs and art with the World. Learn more.

SEPTEMBER, 2022

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS FLASH BUILD CONTEST: PARTNER BUILD - 2 THINGS THAT GO TOGETHER - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes partner up and compete for prizes building a structure inspired by the phrase, "two things that go together," on their Islets.

WHITE SANDS FLASH BUILD CONTEST: CREATE 2D ART - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes compete for prizes building 2D art on their Islets.

AUGUST, 2022

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS FLASH BUILD CONTEST: BUILD A SANDCASTLE WITH A FLAG - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes compete for prizes building a sandcastle with a flag on their Islets.

WHITE SANDS FLASH BUILD CONTEST: BUILD A HOME FOR YOUR DREAM WHITE SANDS PET - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes compete for prizes building a home or pet enclosure for their White Sands Pet on their Islets.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES THE CLUBHOUSE - White Sands adds The Club, serving as a spawn point, portal hub, venue for Residents to gather and entertain, and much more. Learn more.

GENESIS PARCEL PASS HOLDERS RECEIVE SURPRISE AIRDROPS OF EACH ITEM: FURNITURE, VEHICLE, & PET - Metadata is refreshed to reveal furniture, vehicles, and pets associated with each NFT. Items can be immediately enjoyed in-game. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS ISLANDS VILAS HOLDERS RECEIVE AIRDROPS 1/250 OF EACH ITEM: FURNITURE, VEHICLE, & PET - Metadata is refreshed to reveal 1/250 (or more rare) furniture, vehicles, and pets associated with each NFT. Items can be immediately enjoyed in-game. Learn more.

JULY, 2022

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS BUILD CONTEST: RECREATE AN IRL STRUCTURE - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes compete for prizes building a structure inspired by IRL architecture.

MICROSOFT PUBLISHES MINECRAFT EULA ANNOUNCEMENT - Minecraft publishes a blog post sharing their view that "integrations of NFTs with Minecraft are generally not something [they] will support or allow and declare their intent to change their EULA."

STAKING FOR RESOURCES & METADATA REFRESH - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes and White Sands Islands NFTs can stake to earn Resource NFTs - Petrified Wood, Rare-Earth Metal, Gemstone - which are usable as currency (in addition to $TOPIA) inside of White Sands 💎 🪨 🪵 Learn more.

JUNE, 2022

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS BUILD CONTEST: CREATE AN EXPERIENCE - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes compete for prizes building an experience for others on their Islets.

SUPDUCKS JOINS RESIDENCY PROGRAM - SupDucks joins the White Sands Residency Program, starting with a custom Blueprint and a commitment to develop future cross-utility between the Sup Ducks and White Sands ecosystems. Learn more.

NFTW .WRLD NAME REGISTRATION NFT RAFFLE (37 WINNERS) - Thirty-Seven .WRLD Name Registration Passes are raffled off to holders (free).

CREATIVE MODE ACTIVATED FOR WHITE SANDS ISLANDS VILLAS - Residents owning White Sands Islands Villas can take customization to the next level with Minecraft Creative Mode. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS LAUNCHES 20+ NFT INSPIRED BLUEPRINTS - White Sands adds 20+ optional custom homes to the inventory. Any Parcel Pass holder who owns the underlying NFT in a connected wallet can deploy the new homes on their Islets for free. Learn more.

GENESIS PARCEL PASS CUSTOM HOMES UPGRADED - Residents owning an Genesis Parcel Pass are offered a optional home upgrade, including luxury fixtures, an improved layout, gorgeous lighting, and extra amenities. Learn more.

MAY, 2022

$WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS NFT COLLECTIONS VERIFIED ON OPENSEA - White Sands Parcel Pass & White Sands Islands Villa collections receive blue "Verified" checkmark on OpenSea.

FIRST WHITE SANDS BUILD CONTEST: ARTISTIC OPEN - Residents owning Genesis Parcel Passes compete for prizes building artistic and/or functional structures on their Islets. Genesis builds are featured in the Whitepaper and at The Club. Learn more.

WHITE SANDS ADDED TO NFT WORLDS LAUNCHER - Residents and guests can now enter White Sands in a few easy simple clicks, reducing friction; resource & shader packs are installed upon 1st launch.

WHITE SANDS GAME GOES LIVE - Server is live for Residents and guests. Installation Instructions, a Players' Manual, and White Glove Service is provided to Residents. Learn more.

METADATA REFRESH FOR GENESIS PARCEL PASSES & WHITE SANDS ISLANDS VILLAS - Metadata is refreshed to reveal coordinates for Parcel Passes and Addresses for WSI Villas, as well as other features that denote specific models/rarity.

APRIL, 2022 FIRST $WRLD AIRDROP TO ALL HOLDERS - 100% of all $WRLD (now $TOPIA) generated by staking White Sands' HYTOPIA Worlds is distributed to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

NFTW AVATARS RAFFLE (37 WINNERS) - Thirty-Seven NFT Worlds Avatars Mint Passes are raffled off to Residents (free).

NFT WORLD #9977 (RANK 44, TOP 0.5% RARITY) ACQUIRED & STAKED - NFT World 9977, rank 44, is acquired and staked, ensuring this rare World will elevate White Sands to a prime position in the NFT Worlds Launcher. Learn more. 100K $WRLD RAFFLE - A $100K $WRLD prize is raffled off to one Resident who minted a White Sands Islands Villa.

WHITE SANDS ISLANDS VILLA RAFFLE - A White Sands Islands Villa is raffled off to one Resident who minted a Parcel Pass.

WHITE SANDS ISLANDS VILLAS MINT OUT - 250 White Sands Islands Villas mint out. Owners of the exclusive properties guarantee owners a 9K sq ft. luxury home, 1/250 airdrops (furniture set, vehicle, pet), 3X passive $TOPIA generation, and a 100K $WRLD raffle entry. Learn more.

MARCH, 2022

GENESIS PARCEL PASS SURPRISE UPGRADE - White Sands adds: Custom built homes, portals, reset function, and access controls. Later, the ability to hang NFTs on walls, restore previous builds, broadcast music, and proximity voice chat are added. Learn more.

$1.25M NFTW PURCHASED & STAKED - $1.25M of mint proceeds deployed to acquire 36 NFT Worlds. All $TOPIA generated from staking to be airdropped to Residents on a monthly basis. Learn more.

GENESIS PARCEL PASSES MINT OUT - 3K Genesis Parcel Passes mint out. This is the deed to a 37x37 sand island, or Islet, to build a home, earn passive $TOPIA generation, gain access to the White Sands ecosystem, and an entry for a White Sands Islands Villa. Learn more.

FEBRUARY, 2022

FIRST TWITTER SPACES AMA - Founders and over 1K participants meet for introduction to White Sands project and 1st AMA.

PROJECT LAUNCH - Official launch of White Paper, Twitter, and Discord.

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