How to buy Sheep Game NFTs — aWOOL & AVAX on the Avalanche Network (PART 1)

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Here, we’ll guide you through the process of buying aWOOL or AVAX in 2 parts.

Part 1 — How to Create a Metamask Wallet and Cross the Avalanche Bridge

1. Download Metamask, or your chosen cryptocurrency wallet.

2. Create a Metamask account

3. Connect your wallet to the Avalanche network

4. Complete the Avalanche Bridge

Part 2 — How to Buy aWOOL, AVAX and Sheep Game NFTs.

  1. Getting funds into your Avalanche wallet
  2. Purchase aWOOL
  3. Add aWOOL as Custom Token on your Metamask wallet
  4. Head to https://sheepgamexyz.com/ and buy your NFT

If you already have an Avalanche Metamask wallet, skip here to Part 2.

Let’s hop in.

Wallet + Token

Like most popular NFTs, Sheep Game NFTs are stored on the DeFi blockchain.

To buy one, you’ll need to get yourself some tokens and transfer them to a digital wallet like Metamask. For this tutorial, we’ll be using Metamask as our preferred option.

Let’s get started:

Downloading & Installing Metamask

Metamask is a user-friendly digital wallet for storing cryptocurrency. Available as an iOS app, or extension in a browser like Chrome or Brave. It’s a simple way to store your Ethereum, aWOOL, AVAX use when minting NFTs or shopping on an NFT marketplace like Opensea or NFTrade. It’s also where your NFTs will be stored!

Download Metamask — Head to the Metamask website to download the extension or iOS app. Install the extension for Google Chrome once you’ve completed the download.

Create your account on Metamask

With the extension downloaded, follow the prompts to create a new account. You’ll want to make sure you write down your Seed Phrase and keep it somewhere safe, to ensure you can access your account if you forget your log-in information. Remember to never give your Seed Phrase to anyone!

Set up MetaMask on Avalanche Network

To buy Sheep Game NFTs, you will need to set up a new Avalanche Network. Nnote that your Network should be set to Avalanche Mainnet when you are minting Sheep Game NFTs.

You can read about the detailed tutorial here by Avalanche: How do I set up MetaMask on Avalanche?

You can also go on Trader Joe’s website to autofill the Avalanche Network information to your wallet and complete the process.

Buy ETH and complete the Avalanche Bridge (AB)

Avalanche network is the platform where the rising star NFTs are traded on, and with, including Sheep Game.

You need ETH to set up an Avalanche Bridge which is used to transfer ERC20 tokens from Ethereum to Avalanche’s C-Chain and vice versa.

To buy ETH, all you need to do is visit your favorite crypto exchange, buy some Ethereum and send it to your wallet. You can also purchase Ethereum directly through your Metamask wallet.

Learn how to use the Avalanche Bridge (AB) here.

With that out of the way, let’s get you some aWOOL & AVAX!

Click here to continue to Part 2