Poster artist Greg Hildebrandt, known for his iconic Star Wars artworks, is dropping his own NFT collection. The digital assets will power a blockchain card game named “Rule The Mob”. Accordingly, Hildebrandt worked with the blockchain company web3 Artist Fund and Heavy Metal magazine for the drop.
What is Rule The Mob all about?
The legendary poster artist Greg Hildebrandt just started an NFT project, this time in the Web3 world: Rule The Mob. This trading card game comes from Hildebrandt’s brilliant imagination. In essence, players must engage with one another and conquer new assets. The winners will officially “rule the mob”.
The team will release more information about the game on May 23rd. Meanwhile, Hildebrandt revealed several NFTs of his unique collection.
Holders will be able to use their collectibles within the Rule The Mob ecosystem as characters. There will be 11 characters and a special tool to use for time travel. In addition, each NFT offers virtual perks like exclusive NFT airdrops, staking, and more.
Who did Greg Hildebrandt team up with for the NFT project?
Hildebrandt’s main NFT collaborators are web3 Artist Fund and Heavy Metal Magazine.
In short, the web3 Artist Fund is a strategy and branding blockchain company. Its core goal is to bring as many iconic content creators into the web3 world. Of course, the founder Matt Medney is excited about his NFT partnership with Hildebrandt:
“Bringing that level of talent to the web3 gaming space, we wanted to explore a style that paid homage to his legacy while exploring something more fun, goofy, and just wildly insane. Rule The Mob brings the best of Greg, and showcases a collection of generative art that provides the framework to his own web3 universe.”
Heavy Metal Magazine plays a key role in the blockchain game‘s development too. The publication is thriving ever since 1977, supporting unique artists, alternate realities, and SF creations.
On May 23rd, Greg Hildebrandt will release the storyline of Rule The Mob. Accordingly, more details will soon be published on the game’s official website.