The agency gamified the campaign, locked access to the collection behind a “cyber treasure hunt” and invited German citizens over the age of 13 to participate through the Instagram community.
Those wishing to mint NFTs in their collection must participate in a treasure hunt to find a series of letters hidden in the BND.
The string could be a wallet address, transaction hash, block or token number, according to the agency’s website. Players must “probe or trace” the correct data to find clues to access the collection.
BND says NFTs are the “obvious” choice for finding cybersecurity talent in the Web3 space, with the bonus of acting as collectibles for community members, German crypto news media BTC Echo report.
The Dogs of BND collection features dogs with a variety of characteristics in traditional NFT style. He has 999 individual NFTs of him in the collection, but only 987 of him can be minted by players who gain access to the collection.
According to the website, each NFT will launch at a symbolic minimum price of 0.000001 ETH (Ethereum) and will be available for as long as it takes players to mint all 987 of them.
At the time of writing, the lowest NFT price has risen to 0.06 ETH.
The collection was built on Ethereum using the ERC-1155 standard, which has drawn criticism from the cryptocurrency community for being outdated.
The community also criticized the collection’s artwork for being computer-generated and far too simplistic.
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