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Counterparty Newsletter - October 2022

Check out some recent news below:

Community Updates

A Brief Essay of Historical Asset Hacking Arwyn (PEP8lien) has documented a recent project he undertook with Oliver Morris. The article discussed how a sub-asset was rediscovered and released as a collaboration between Arwyn and Oliver. It’s an interesting journey of discovery, mistakes and ultimately awesomeness.

Historic NFT Timeline Research Session 2 of the Historic NFT Research twitter space recording is now available. Listen to discussions about how NFTs and digital assets were used 2015 - 2016.

This project is bringing together famous contributors from the NFT space to document the Historic NFT Timeline from 2011-2019 - the ultimate goal of this research is to showcase a retrospective exhibit of historical NFTs. Follow and explore the project on Twitter:

Upcoming Events

Bitcoin Amsterdam Art Gallery - Westergas, Amsterdam - October 12-13 As part of the Bitcoin Amsterdam event an art gallery will be featuring the work of several prominent Pepe artists and an auction by Scarce City. The Bitcoin Amsterdam event itself runs from October 12-14.

Historical NFTs - Barcelona - October 28/29/30 The Historic NFT Event takes place in Barcelona  October 28th to 30th and has a very impressive list of people attending. There have been several Twitter Spaces leading up to the event. Check out their Twitter Profile for more information:

PepeX - London - 2nd November A Pepe exhibition and party incorporating all types of Pepes called PepeX will be hosted in London at the Old Brompton Gallery on 2nd November. Confirmed artists include EasyB, MrHansel, Indelible and displays of Pepenardo physical works available for viewing. More details will be available soon - keep an eye on Twitter. updates The list has recently been updated. Feel free to browse and visit projects using Counterparty. You may find something new that interests you!

New additions this month include:

  1. Bitcoin Coaster Cards - a project featuring the well known Bitcoin Roller Coaster Guy and his many adventures. It is an ongoing card collection with numbered series and cards. Join the telegram group here:

  2. Dank Directory - Dank Directory has successfully expanded the lens that "art" can be accessed and projected, but also conceived in terms of meaning and propagating value outside of the traditional rhetoric.

  3. HODLPET - the first living creature hosted on the Bitcoin blockchain via Counterparty!

  4. The Drooling Apes Bus Club - a community generated NFT project focused on accessibility, fun, and artistic celebration of all things apes, drool, and buses.

If your project isn’t there, and you’d like it to be added - please contact with a logo and a short description.

FAQs to help Watch out for a new resource coming soon to help newbies improve knowledge and provide answers to commonly asked questions. If you have any suggestions for questions, please drop us a line at

Development Updates

Freewallet 0.9.22 released!

The latest release of Freewallet introduces functionality to take advantage of Oracled Dispensers and the ability to Reset Token Divisibility, in addition to a few bug fixes.

Download the latest version for you platform (Windows, MacOS, Linux) here:

Counterparty Improvement Proposals (CIPs)

The latest CIP to be announced is the Enhanced Asset Information Specification (CIP25) which defines a standard set of attributes for storing media information about Tokens, and lays the way for a simple DNS redirection service.

Using a standard schema for defining asset information will make it easier to parse out these values programmatically and paves the way for easier integration into your website or project.

CIPs exist to give the development and user community a voice in the future of Counterparty features. More info can be found at If you have a great idea for improving the Counterparty experience, please get in touch.

Community Hangouts

Your Counterparty Community Outreach Manager hosted their first ever Twitter Space with developers J-Dog and Javier - they discussed recent Counterparty improvements for Resetting Asset Divisibility and Oracle Dispensers.

Unfortunately a technical issue stopped some would-be contributors from joining the conversation. You can listen to the recording here:

This month’s space will be hosted on October 12th @ 1pm PST / 8pm UTC - follow the Counterparty Twitter at or join the Official Counterparty Chat on Telegram for announcements. Drop us a message if you have an exciting topic you want to discuss with developers or the community. If you were unable to join last time - hopefully the Twitter Gods will bless our next twitter space.

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Please join the @Counterparty_XCP group on Telegram for breaking news and real-time Counterparty conversation!

Disclaimer: This newsletter is sent as an informational piece, and no part of it should be taken as financial advice.


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