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The Dream of Wandering Witches
While committed to continuing to bring you cute animals, we want to delve into more wondrous worlds with you.
Until now, smol farm’s creative endeavors have followed a discernable trend: cute content from or inspired by our farm, be it content about our real life animals or collections like Dastardly Ducks and corg corg. This will remain a large focus of ours going forward, especially as we plan to roll out a number of features for people to play and interact with their cute critter NFTs. However, both of us here dream of creating so much more. We love rich storytelling and genres like fantasy and science fiction. We have so many ideas simmering we want to realize. So we are unveiling you one of them to you now: Wandering Witches.
Inspired by shojo anime, wanderlust, and, admittedly, crypto coven, these witches are a deeper expression of our love of the mysterious and arcane. These will be part of a creative world building experiment about witches bestowed with astral projection in their dreams, how they refine and hone the ability — and how many use it as a refuge for a waking life unwelcome to their witchiness. Though the intention is not to make that nighttime escape specifically a metaphor for any one thing in particular, as queer women, we wanted to launch this project during Pride Month, whose themes resonate with ours.
Unlike prior smol farm NFT collections, each witch will have biographical information like a unique name, biography, and astrology signs. Each will be set in a number of the whispering realms in which the witches are drawn to in their dreams. Each NFT will be more than a cool piece of art or a profile picture — it will tell a story that is just as generative as the art itself. We built custom, sophisticated scripts to generate all of this data, integrating it with our recent, previously discussed, cutting-edge new NFT generation system.
While we are currently still finalizing the details, this will be the first of our NFT project with a significant roadmap announced ahead of the mint. With our cute animal NFTs, we continue to work on ways to reward our supporters, but with this project, we want people to know up front they are getting more than a cool piece of art — they are obtaining a portal into a a new world with ongoing experiences and even physical artifacts that can be brought back to ours.
We have had this project in development for some time but, with the market down, we wanted to demonstrate we are still out here building — still eager to bring things to our supporters and fans that they will find cute, enjoyable, and enchanting. At the beginning of this year, we were just a little farm in financial crisis, and we are working hard to realize our dream of turning smol farm into a serious creative powerhouse — despite us being a small indie team.
We all dream. Dream of better futures. Dream of nightmares. The Wandering Witches embrace exploring those dreams, mapping them out, understanding them, and applying what they have learned to their waking life — a lesson even those of us without astral projection may benefit from learning. Let’s all learn it together!
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