[Basic] The Sandbox: Instructions to play and optimize income

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Through 2 articles decoding the features and how to create an account to connect with The Sandbox game, this article GameAZ will guide you how to play The Sandbox and how to make money in this game!

Main focus

  • Game mechanics: how to use Land to create your own world.
  • There are 4 statuses in which players can earn money from The Sandbox: Players, Creators, Investors and Liquidation Pools.

1. How to play The Sandbox for Newbie

At first glance, The Sandbox looks like other “Sandboxy” open world games like Minecraft or Roblox. Players meet in virtual worlds, reshape landscapes, build and organize themselves. Irreplaceable Tokens (NFT) add a new dimension to the game. According to the Play-2-Earn principle, players can earn SAND tokens by completing missions. SAND is still the currency for buying LAND. These are NFTs that represent land in a virtual world.

1.1 Into The Sandbox world

With the steps completed above, you have everything you need to enter the world of The Sandbox. Initially, only Alpha Launch was available. In the center of The Sandbox you will find “Social Hubs”. This is where players will meet, exchange ideas with each other and arrange to go on adventures together. With the help of the portal, the player will then travel to different worlds.

To get access to the games you’ll need SAND, the game’s cryptocurrency.

1.2 LAND in The Sandbox

LAND is an NFT in The Sandbox .. Irreplaceable tokens represent ownership of land in the game world. Users need LAND to create their own world and deliver their own games .. This step of the tutorial is completely guide for “How to play The Sandbox in LAND”.

What LAND is available is indicated by a map on the website. LAND will be sold “one by one”. Furthermore, you can buy NFT on OpenSea or Rarible. In the blockchain game, SAND is the means of payment for LAND tokens. If there is a piece of LAND on the map, click on it. The available soil is gray, the special soil is also available shown in yellow. When you click the “Buy” button, you have placed the land. The connected wallet will open and you will be shown GAS fees and SAND prices. If you do not complete a purchase after two hours, then the LAND will run out of lock status and will be open to everyone who can trade.

The LAND can then be sold on The Sandbox’s “Market”. This feature will be added to the game from time to time. Alternatively, you can sell it on OpenSea or Rarible. The land rental feature is not currently activated.

2. How to earn in The Sandbox

Depending on how you choose to participate in the Sandbox, you will have different ways of making money:

2.1 Making money as a gamer, there are 3 main ways

  • Organize games on your own land and make a profit.
  • Lease the land to other parties.
  • Participate in games to collect SAND tokens, items, resources, … in the game.

2.2. Make money as a creator

This is a way for you to make money without spending capital to buy land, Sandbox’s tools allow you to create most of the assets in the game such as land, items, games, … .

2.3. Make money as an investor (hold SAND token)

If you are knowledgeable about the game and know how to set prices, you can buy the items and lands in the game at low prices and resell them at a higher price. Or more simply, you can buy SAND tokens, because Sandbox has a mechanism to value this token, as Sandbox’s ecosystem grows, the SAND token will also have a corresponding increase in value.

2.4 Make money by joining the liquidity pool on Polygon

The Sandbox takes a huge step forward in its development transition to the Polygon network by announcing a reward program for SAND holders who have stakes in their liquid Pools. Holders who are willing to put their SAND and MATIC on the Liquid Pools and then place a bet with the Sandbox will share the SAND reward pool. The program includes bonus offers for the first four weeks to encourage early sign-ups.

You can join this liquidity Pools in the following ways:

Step 1: Access your profile at The Sandbox: https://www.sandbox.game/en/me/defi/

Step 2: Click the “Approve” button on mSAND / MATIC *

* Note that if your wallet is not currently on the Polygon Mainnet, you will be asked to switch to that network. If you have not already set up Polygon Mainnet, you will be asked to fill in a message to add it as one of your networks, choose agree and next until done.

Step 3: Now you can click on the program and click “Deposit”. A side panel will open for you to enter the amount you want to deposit.

Step 4: If you don’t have any LP tokens, you can click on the “Quickswap” link to be redirected directly to the Pools main interface on Quickswap. From there, you can swap out mSAND or MATIC and add them to Pools in the desired amount.

Step 5: After locking the number of LPs you want to bet on, you will receive a notification of your transaction.

how to play the sandbox

The Sandbox’s staking interface.

Above, GameAZ analyzed how to play The Sandbox as well as provided more knowledge on how to generate income from this very interesting NFT game.

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