Game publisher Chaosium locked in on VeVe app to release the first-ever Call of Cthulhu NFT drop featuring a masterful sculpt of the Cthulhu Idols.
Chaosium Inc. is a publisher of tabletop role-playing games established by Greg Stafford in 1975. The horror fiction RPG Call of Cthulhu is one of its major titles. The game was first released in 1981 and is currently in its seventh edition.
Cthulhu Idols NFTs
In the gameplay, cultists use the Cthulhu Idols to venerate the long-forgotten being who may one day return to devour humanity and an infamous Tome of Mythos. Like the other titles of Chaosium, the game is based on a literary piece. For example, the Cthulhu Mythos is a shared fictional universe originating in the works of American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft.
These photo-realistic collectibles come in various colorways for those wanting to add some eerie ambiance to their Showrooms. So fans and collectors can bid on jade, gold and bronze Cthulhu Idols. The project minted 1975 Editions of each Colorway with a starting price of $50.
“Call of Cthulhu is an iconic horror roleplaying game, and has captured fans and readers dating back to 1981. VeVe is now bringing that cosmic horror to the digital world after 40 years” says David Yu, CEO of the VeVe platform.
In addition, the drop includes a special 1/1 Necronomicon (Book of Dead) NFT. If you want to know anything about Call of Cthulhu, then this book is for you. It covers most lores in the iconic roleplaying game of horror, mystery and investigation.
According to VeVe, the collectibles mark two firsts for the platform. First, it will be the first-ever CON EXCLUSIVES released by VeVe in premium digital format. Then, it’s also the first one available globally.
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VeVe promises to usher in the new evolution in collecting. It is an app-based marketplace for premium licensed digital collectibles. In just a few clicks, users can buy common, rare, or one-of-a-kind digital collectibles.
Things are working well for VeVe because it stormed the charts to become the leading mobile-first digital collectibles platform. The app stands strong with over 300K users and 500K digital collectibles sold since it hit the app and plays stores at the start of 2021. Adding to its achievements, it is also consistently ranked in the top entertainment apps in the world
VeVe quickly formed partnerships with billion-dollar outfits including Warner Bros., Capcom, DC Comics and Marvel. Some of their most popular collectibles to date have come out of their Ghostbusters, Batman, Ultraman, and Harley Quinn NFT drops. MGA also used the app to launch its L.O.L. Surprise NFTs.
Aside deom VeVe’s technical capacities, Chaosium VP of Licensing Michael O’Brien is also impressed with the app’s sustainable way of doin business. He said, “We are pleased to partner with VeVe and Type40 to explore this new way to share our games and stories in the ever-expanding digital realm, especially in an environmentally friendly way.”
The Call of Cthulhu digital collectibles series will be dropping on the VeVe app during Comic-Con@Home, set to take place from the 23rd until the 25th of July 2021.