Welcome to Cryptovoxels! It's nice to meet you.

What even is this?

Cryptovoxels is a virtual world built on the ethereum block chain. The world consists of a city called Origin City, which has streets, that are owned by The Corporation, and parcels, that are owned by individual people. If you have an ethereum wallet, you can buy a parcel.

What can parcel owners do?

Parcel owners can build on their parcel. They can add and remove blocks (voxels) and features on their parcels. They can also make their parcel a sandbox parcel, which makes it free for anyone to build on.

Features include things such as audio, buttons, images, voxel models, text, polytext (3D text), and gifs.

Powered by Babylon.js

Cryptovoxels uses babylon.js for high performance rendering in the browser.

Virtual Reality

Cryptovoxels is compatible with the Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Go to webvr.info and find a compatible WebVR browser.

How can I get started?

You can explore the world even without an ethereum wallet or a parcel - just go straight to play and see what you find.

If you want to try your hand at building, you have three main options:

  • Purchase a parcel of your own and build on that
  • Build on one of the available sandbox parcels
  • Use a space! Free editable non-grid space - under your account settings

Building parcels is done completely in the browser, you don't have to use your coding skills, just click to place blocks and build your parcel.

Buying your own parcel

You can buy a parcel from OpenSea. Once you own a parcel:

  1. Make sure you have metamask unlocked and then click sign in above
  2. Go to your parcel from the parcel list and click visit
  3. Press tab to bring up the menu, go to the blocks tab, and select a block
  4. You should now be able to click and shift click to start building

You need to see your parcels under 'my-account' before you can start editing.

Key controls

Open build menu
Open chat menu
Toggle flying
Place blocks, shift-click to remove blocks
Toggle third person view
Replicate feature (in edit mode)
Move feature (in edit mode)
Edit feature (in edit mode)

View Origin City in other engines



Contract Source

The cryptovoxels land contract is deployed at 0x79986…and the source code is on github.

Or send us an email.

How does this use Ethereum?

Cryptovoxels properties are a cryptocollectible, specifically ERC721 tokens, the protocol that Cryptokitties are built on. Your property is yours to build, hold or sell.

Can I resell my property?

Yes, you can resell your property using OpenSea.

I bought a parcel but it's not showing up under my account. Help!

Sometimes the app misses the update to the contract. In that case, find your parcel on the map, then go to your parcel and click the 🐙 button to refresh the parcel's ownership record from the contract. You can also use visit thecontract on etherscan to confirm you are the ownerOf your parcel. Jump on discord if you can't get things straightened out.

You need a Web3 browser

If you're on desktop - install metamask, on mobile install coinbase wallet - iOS or Android.