[DAO:d12cd46] Update #5 for proposal "Creativity & Growth - Sandstorm Creator platform"

Author: 0x8958bdbeeeeb1a0e3eeec3306e7fc07ca3edd7d8
Update Status: On Time
Project Health: :green_circle: On Track


Overview of the December 2023 in the Creativity & Growth Grant:

  • Project Round #1 Project Completion
  • Project Round #1 UGC Marketing assets (30+ Marketing posts finalised & published)
  • Project Round #2 Hires & Updates
  • Project Round #2 UGC Marketing assets preparation
  • Project Round #3 Launch


THEME: #1 Time Chronicles

Round #1 project have been finalized, you can find our official repo here:

For safety measure, we have backed up all files on a google drive folder, which contains both the full files, assets, as well as renders / marketing assets. If you have any questions / problem accessing a build, feel free to reach out to our team!

THEME: #2 Celestial Symphony

Participants are encouraged to design a world where music and sound drive the environment’s formation and behaviour. How would sound & space look visually when combined?

Selected projects:

  • Ale_R3ds: relaxing environment To listen to music
  • Virtual_Dope: lounging palace for concerts, dj sets and jam sessions, which can be programmed and held in the place.
  • Vvcryptos: The house of house, A building with the theme of a music house covered with light and color that will move and interact with sound
  • Lapsus Next: Cosmos Build with Instrumental planets
  • ZCayel: Greek musical altar for original performances
  • Biagi: Psychedelic parc for music enjoyers
  • Rhoo: 30 dancing / singing / Musical emotes
  • OVA.Design: Resonant Chamber: Rigid Origami Acoustic Transformation
  • GeekGoddess: giant record player and a vinyl record in the middle - on top of that lives a small party town filled with musical creatures

THEME: #3 - Mythical Realm

Participants are invited to craft an imaginative world where legendary mythical beings encounter the tangible universe of Decentraland.

  • Round has been launched & marketed
  • Creators who applied are in review - hiring expected by mid-january


We had issues with publishing the DCL DAO Update in December - apologies for that.

This was due to both the new financial reporting system which we had to adapt to & problem of access to the wallet that had the right to post and publish the update.

It is now resolved and won’t be an issue going forward.

Important note on the transactions showed below in the Financial transparency section:

  • These are NOT the transactions that were made to our internal team. We didn’t issue those payouts in DAI, but we had to disclose a tx else we wouldn’t be able to publish the update. Thanks for understanding. We issued those payouts through bank transfer.

Next steps

  • Merging remaining assets / Scenes produced by creators
  • Manage Round #2 to completion
  • Hire Round #3
  • Issue payouts for Round #1
  • Launch Round #4 (End of month)

Additional notes and links

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We had the monthly meeting with Oscom.

The project is progressing with a delay of between 4 and 6 weeks. You can check the roadmap here: Notion – The all-in-one workspace for your notes, tasks, wikis, and databases..

In the meeting, we discussed the possibilities for the project to catch up, respecting the roadmap so that it aligns with the contract. They currently have sufficient funds to complete #Rounds 2 and 3. That’s why the project’s contract will remain paused and in the next meeting, we will review the status to decide if it can be unpaused or extended. The official update #4 was missed, which is why they did Update #5 covering 2 months of updates.

The next steps are:

  1. Complete #Rounds 2 and 3, launch #Round 4.
  2. Complete the Improvement of the project’s GitHub to not depend on GDrive.
  3. Solve the delay, maintain the pause, or request an extension of the contract.

Feel free to add any information or comments!