Decentraland DAO Committee Adds 3 Points of Interest Valhalla, Monster Hall, AETHERIAN Project

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In the two weeks since the last DAO Committee report, three Points of Interest (POI) have been added to the Decentraland map, one grant proposal was approved, and five community polls have passed.

Decentraland DAO Governance dApp Updates

The governance dApp has completed the roll-out of the three-tiered binding governance proposal process passed by the Decentraland community on December 20, 2021. Proposals outside of established categories will now be required to pass through an iterative three-stage voting process before implementing a binding decision.

A “Pre-Proposal Poll” requiring a threshold of 500k VP; a “Draft Proposal” with a threshold of 1M VP; and a “Binding Governance Proposal” with a point of 6M VP.

Identifying yourself as an active member of the Decentraland governance community and delegating votes to these individuals will increase the amount of active voting power in the DAO. The “Open Call for Delegates” remains active on the Decentraland Governance Forum. Those who apply will be featured on the Governance Delegation dApp.

Meanwhile, due to the high demand for wearable curation, the Wearable Curation Committee has proposed several nominees to serve as new committee members. Proposals are currently active for the following candidates: Kristian, Fabeeo Breen, James Guard, Mitch Todd, AndreusAs, Grimey, and Sango. Each nominee is an established Decentraland community member with a strong record of producing wearables.

These recent updates will be discussed at the monthly DAO Town Hall on February 10th, at 4:30 pm EST / 9:30 pm UTC. DAO will host the Town Hall on the dedicated DAO Discord server.

Points of Interest

Since the last report, three points of interest have been added to Decentraland’s map.

27, -118: Valhalla

  • Yes 99% 1,939,851 VP (83 votes)
  • No 0% 5,361 VP (2 votes)

6, 64: Monster Hall

  • Yes 99% 755,725 VP (33 votes)
  • No 0% 4,500 VP (1 votes)

75, 63: AETHERIAN project

  • Yes 99% 1,100,361 VP (67 votes)
  • No 0% 4,500 VP (1 votes)

Name Bans

No names have been banned since the previous report.

Catalyst Nodes

No Catalyst nodes have been added since the previous report.

Grant requests

Since January 16, one grant has been approved, and DAO will establish the vesting contract(s) within 7-10 days. Grant beneficiaries and community members can find information about specific grants in the “Grants Database” section of the DAO Discord server.

Pawnshop and Rental Centre in Decentraland (resubmission) (Tier 4)

  • Yes 98% 14,665,198 VP (18 votes)
  • No 1% 274,690 VP (4 votes)


Would you like to see web 3.0 become the same as its previous heavily censored versions?

  • Switch to a user controlled blocking mechanic 99% 757,642 VP (29 votes)
  • Keep status quo 0% 4,100 VP (1 votes)
  • Invalid question/options 0% 0 VP (0 votes)

The issue of “censorship” and content moderation is complicated and contentious. On the one hand, Decentraland and its community are committed to the ethos of its namesake: decentralization. On the other hand, Decentraland does not exist in a jurisprudential vacuum. The Decentraland Foundation is legally liable for content hosted on the primary version of the Decentraland Client that it is responsible for maintaining.

Decentraland’s root coding is open source, and those seeking complete decentralization are welcome to fork the client and independently host unmoderated versions of the client. Delegates may promote this poll to a Draft Proposal where impacts and implementation pathways can be further explored.

Mana Distribution to Land owners?

  • Yes 51% 2,287,099 VP (22 votes)
  • No 48% 2,140,104 VP (15 votes)
  • Invalid question/options 0% 0 VP (0 votes)

A small margin has passed a poll on distributing MANA to LAND owners. This distribution poll may be promoted to a Draft Proposal, and this topic will be raised as a point of discussion at this month’s Town Hall meeting.

Allow zoom in and zoom out with the mouse wheel during third-person viewpoint?

  • Yes 100% 525,512 VP (19 votes)
  • No 0% 0 VP (0 votes)
  • Invalid question/options 0% 0 VP (0 votes)

Members of the Decentraland DAO have requested a feature to allow in-world zooming. This feature request has been passed on to the Decentraland Foundation Client team. **

Third-Party Wearables submission fees

  • Slot Price: USD 300 / Commission for Curators: USD 50 2% 58,121 VP (3 votes)
  • Slot Price: USD 400 / Commission for Curators: USD 50 0% 3,760 VP (3 votes)
  • Slot Price: USD 500 / Commission for Curators: USD 50 97% 2,840,270 VP (7 votes)
  • Slot Price: USD 600 / Commission for Curators: USD 50 0% 0 VP (0 votes)
  • Slot Price: USD 700 / Commission for Curators: USD 50 0% 0 VP (1 votes)
  • Invalid question/options 0% 102 VP (1 votes)

The Decentraland DAO has voted to allow Third Party NFT projects to create a DAO proposal to purchase wearable slots for $500. A previously passed proposal created a pathway for NFT projects to be approved and added to the DAO’s Third Party Registry. This process will not change the cost of publishing a wearable, only the process of how the curation committee processes it.

(PRE-PROPOSAL POLL) Should Decentraland DAO Participate in Olympus Pro Partner Program?

  • For: Promote poll to create a partnership with Olympus Pro to Draft Proposal Stage 99% 1,177,503 VP (24 votes)
  • Against: Do not promote poll to create a partnership with Olympus Pro to Draft Proposal stage 0% 4,262 VP (2 votes)
  • Invalid question/options 0% 0 VP (0 votes)

The Decentraland DAO has voted to approve a Pre-Proposal Poll to explore Decentraland participation in the Olympus Pro Partner Program. This poll can be promoted to a Draft Proposal for further consideration.

Active Proposals

Points of Interest

Summary: Decentraland is growing in stature and influence in the metaverse. Good things are happening through Governance Delegation dApp with the involvement of the DAO and Decentraland Foundation. More Decentraland news here.

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