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Guide: Connecting A Specific Wallet

Additional guidance on connecting or creating a specific wallet to your account at The Sandbox
Use the tabs below to select a guide for a specific wallet.
MetaMask
Coinbase
Bitski
Venly

What is MetaMask?

MetaMask is the most popular cryptocurrency wallet on the Ethereum blockchain. They are also one of The Sandbox’s partners. MetaMask is a cross-device wallet that supports browser extensions, iOS and Android.
The MetaMask fox mascot/logo

How to register for The Sandbox with MetaMask: In 4 easy steps

1. First of all, if you have not already done so, you will need to set up your MetaMask account and install the MetaMask extension on your browser. You can create a MetaMask account and download the extension from their official website here: https://metamask.io/. If you have already done this, you can skip step 1. This handy video will help you with setting up your MetaMask wallet:
During registration, you will be given a security keyphrase consisting of some randomly-generated words. Make sure you save this, including as a hard-copy off of your device. This should be kept safe and must never shared with anyone.
2. Once you have MetaMask set up, go to The Sandbox website (https://www.sandbox.game) and then click the Sign-In button on the top-right.
3. Click the MetaMask (Web3) option.
You should get a prompt from the MetaMask browser extension asking you to sign a signature request that will allow MetaMask to log you into The Sandbox. Click the Sign button on this prompt. You will not be charged any gas fees to confirm this action.
4. Now you will be asked to enter an email address and a username. Do this then click the button labelled Create Account. And then that’s it, you are done.
There you have it — you now own a MetaMask cryptocurrency wallet which will enable you to access The Sandbox, make purchases and store your crypto tokens like $SAND and LAND.
What is Coinbase?
Founded in 2012, Coinbase is a US-based company which predominantly operates a cryptocurrency exchange platform. It is the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States by trading volume. They now a offer a cryptocurrency wallet.

How to register for The Sandbox with Coinbase: In 4 easy steps

1. First of all, you will need to register for a Coinbase account and install the Coinbase wallet extension on your browser, if you have not done so already. If you have already done this, you can skip step 1.
If you do not already have an existing Coinbase account, then head over to Coinbase's official website (https://www.coinbase.com/join/) and register for an account. Once registered, download the official Coinbase wallet browser extension: https://www.coinbase.com/wallet.
2. Once you have your Coinbase account and browser extension set up, go to The Sandbox website (https://www.sandbox.game). And click the Sign In button on top-right. Then select the Coinbase option on the login/registration window.
3. You will get a prompt from your Coinbase browser extension asking you to confirm you want to use Coinbase to create or log into an account at The Sandbox, by clicking the Connect button in the prompt. (If you did not get a pop-up prompt, manually click the Coinbase browser extension to open the wallet). You will not be charged any gas fees to confirm this action.
4. Now you will be asked to enter an email address and a username. Do this then click the button labelled Create Account. And then that’s it, you are done.
There you have it — you now own a Coinbase cryptocurrency wallet which will enable you to access The Sandbox, make purchases and store your crypto tokens like $SAND and LAND.

What is Bitski?

Bitski was one of the first digital wallets built for mainstream adoption. It is one of the simpler wallets on the Ethereum blockchain and is favoured by those who are new to the crypto and blockchain scene. It does not require any installations or extension downloads like the more popular MetaMask wallet does. Bitski is also one of The Sandbox’s many partners.

How to register for The Sandbox with Bitski: In 3 easy steps

1. Go to The Sandbox website (https://www.sandbox.game) and then click the Sign-In button on the top-right.
2. Click the Bitski (Email) wallet option.
3. A prompt will appear. If you already have a Bitski account, then log into it. If you do not have a Bitski account, click the link that says Create a new Bitski account. Then enter the required information and click Create your Bitski Wallet.
You will then get another prompt asking you to authorise your wallet to allow you to log into The Sandbox’s website. Click the Authorise button. You will not be charged any gas fees to confirm this action.
Once your account has been created, you can pick a unique username to use on The Sandbox and enter an email address.
There you have it — you now own a Bitski cryptocurrency wallet which will enable you to access The Sandbox, make purchases and store your crypto tokens like $SAND and LAND.

What is Venly?

Venly, formerly known as Arkane, is a cryptocurrency wallet that makes it even easier for those who are new to the worlds of crypto and blockchain gaming to create a cryptocurrency wallet on the Ethereum blockchain through social network logins.
Arkane rebranded to Venly in June 2021

How to register for The Sandbox with Venly: In 2 easy steps

  1. 1.
    Go to The Sandbox website (https://www.sandbox.game) and then click the Sign-In button on the top-right.
  2. 2.
    Select one of the available social networks under the social section of the login screen. Your choices at the time of publication are Facebook, Twitter or Google (Gmail).
You will then get a prompt from that social network asking you to log into your account. You will not be charged any gas fees to confirm this action.
That’s it, you now have a Venly cryptocurrency wallet. Easy, right? Once you are connected, you can give yourself a unique username to use in The Sandbox, and enter an email address for important communication.
To access your Venly wallet at any time, for example, to see what you have in there, go to their website here: https://www.venly.io/, and then click the button labelled My Wallet in the top-right and log in.