CryptoPunks Are the Star Wars Action Figures of the Future

A commonly cited success story of NFTs is CryptoPunks. They were 10,000 uniquely generated pixel art avatars released on the blockchain for free. They’ve since become a hugely sought after item with market prices greater than $7MM.

I didn’t understand what’s going on until hearing Kevin Rose and Aftab Hossain talk about collecting them—these are Star Wars action figure collectors sharing their passion for buying the digital equivalent of a Rocket Firing Boba Fett.

It’s far more endearing to think of NFT enthusiasts as Star Wars action figure collectors.

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