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Calling all Upland entrepreneurs!
It is time to begin crafting the next key layer of the Upland economy, and we want your help.

We’re excited to announce the opportunity to become one of few beta business owners in Upland and work hand in hand with the Upland team to craft the economic future of the metaverse.

Beta Business Types

There will be 2 types of businesses participating in the beta program, operating on 2 completely different business models. Each shop type will be focused on a different Upland NFT type.

Block Explorer Shops

With the upcoming introduction of the Block Explorer NFT, we will also need marketplaces to sell and distribute them. Much like the existing property marketplace, Block Explorer shops will serve as marketplaces for trading, buying and selling existing custom Block Explorers. …


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Today we’re highlighting an excellent UCN resource for all Upland players, TheTurbo’s Upland.academy.

Upland.academy is a knowledge base that helps Uplanders master the mechanics of the game, optimise their in-game strategy, and maximise their UPX earnings. I recently asked TheTurbo a few questions about his newly founded Academy, read on below!


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Uplanders!
It is now time to prepare for the greatest battle in all of Upland’s history!
The Sandbox Championship is starting on Monday, January 11th at 8am PT!

This last past week we saw a fierce contest between 10 prominent neighborhoods. A variety of clever strategies were deployed, but only 3 teams could make it to the top.
Panhandle, Dogpatch, and Merced Manor prevailed over the competition.
As it turns out, size didn’t matter in this battle. Instead, coordination and community building played a major role in determining the victors.

This time, the rules are the same (get points for building structures in your neighborhood, and the neighborhood with the most points wins) but the stakes are much higher. …


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Uplanders!
If you’ve been paying attention to all the activity in Upland the past few weeks you know that the NYC collection releases have been the talk of the town!
Many players speculated on what the collections would be and they were greatly rewarded!

We initially planned on revealing just 3 non sold-out collections, triggered by the release of a major feature (the property development sandbox) a street collection, a neighborhood collection, and one custom collection. …


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Christmas is over, the practice Sandbox is ending, and it is time to prepare for the event we’ve all been waiting for.
Tomorrow at 8am PT Sandbox Wars: Battle Royale begins!

10 prestigious neighborhoods will compete, led by 10 worthy Champions, but only 3 will go on to compete in the championship. You’ll want to make sure you read every detail in order to perform at your best!

UPDATE: We realized it is important to disclose the tie breaker criteria in advance. It is as follows.
1st tie breaker: Number of unique builders (non-cell tower). …


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Dear community,
Yesterday we announced the application of a process in Upland that led to some differences of opinion, that were made apparent in the community. We always try our best to explain our perspective and rationale as quickly as possible, and yesterday was no exception. However, we also had to listen and make sure we understood the perspective of every player.

This is why we want to follow up and clarify a couple of foundational concepts to everyone. …


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While 2020 was a tough year for many, it was a great year in the Metaverse. Those that were Uplanders last January know just how far we’ve come. But January 1st, 2021 is almost here, and we’re even more excited about what 2021 will hold for Upland, so we’re celebrating big with several unique events.

The Official Upland NYE Show!

This year esteemed Uplanders Lefthouse (host of the Upland Action News) and Mar$ Utah ( Mount Olympus based artist and entrepreneur) will be hosting the Official Upland NYE Show! There will be 2 installments, one for the East Coast and one for the West Coast. There will be interviews, several special guests, music, prizes, and more! …


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Get ready for another major Upland NFT collaboration! As you may know, Upland and the Bad Crypto Podcast (Joel Comm and Travis Wright), makers of the Blockchain Heroes (BCH), are collaborating to create a collectible NFT card deck based on Upland’s and BCH’s creative art called “Upland meets Blockchain Heroes”. Best of all, YOU now have a chance to make a unique, 1-of-1 appearance in the deck! Read on!

To kick off this historic partnership, we are releasing a set of ultra-limited edition promotional cards before the launch of the final set. These cards feature prominent Blockchain Heroes converted into Upland explorers! …


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Christmas is over, and everyone has opened their presents. So now we’re giving Uplanders the opportunity to give themselves a little something special for the holidays. A property that will ensure it’s owner is starting 2021 off on the right foot.

Get ready, because we are auctioning one of the most prominent, historical, and financially powerful pieces of property in the entire metaverse! Some call it the center of the financial world, it is THE symbol for Wall Street and now, it can be yours.

“The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE, nicknamed “The Big Board”) is an American stock exchange at 11 Wall Street in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City. It is by far the world’s largest stock exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies at US$30.1 trillion as of February 2018. The average daily trading value was approximately US$169 billion in 2013. The NYSE trading floor is at 11 Wall Street and is composed of 21 rooms used for the facilitation of trading. An additional trading room, at 30 Broad Street, was closed in February 2007. The main building and the 11 Wall Street building were designated National Historic Landmarks in 1978.” …


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This is one for the hardcore blockchain nerds out there!

With the first 4 NYC collections now released, it is finally time to show how the collection reveal process works, and how you can validate the legitimacy of the collections for yourself.

Many players were already aware of the collection reveal mechanic announced back in August, when we described it as such:

“Upland is all about building a fair economy and we try to be as transparent as possible. In order to do so, we’ve created a process called “the Collection Reveal” that ensures the number and type of new collections is predetermined, rather than influenced by market events, or favoritism coming into play. This is important because collections are a powerful tool in Upland’s economy, making them a big part of most players’ strategies. When we make a decision to add a collection, it affects the market price of everything it touches. …

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