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    About this project This project is designed to bring you new Warriors of Baalor miniatures for the Darklands fantasy wargame from Mierce Miniatures! Warriors of Baalor are powerful, heavily armoured humans loyal to Baalor, the evil power of the Great Ice Sheet, lord of the Fomoraic and the greatest threat the Lands of Darkness have ever known. All Warriors of Baalor were human, once, but have been turned to Baalor's cause by the twin promises of power and slaughter. They are rewarded with a strength, skill and fearlessness unknown to mortal men, and if they survive the wars of the Ice they can become the leaders of Baalor's great war-hosts, answering only to him. The Eye Arisen, Great Axe Warrior of Baalor Unit We've already begun work on the Warriors of Baalor sculpts! The easiest (and cheapest!) way to get hold of the new Warriors of Baalor is by pledging for one of the infantry starter hosts, shown below. Scroll down and you'll see loads more starter hosts than just this one - and there'll be more versions of the Warriors of Baalor as this project continues, too! The Darklands: Warriors of Baalor Kickstarter project is not just designed to bring you the new Warrior of Baalor miniatures for the Fomoraic, though - it's also a great opportunity to get into the dark fantasy world of Darklands for the first time, to expand your existing Darklands collection or maybe just to grab some fantastic miniatures to paint! As you can see, we've give you the option to purchase everything in resin, if you're more of a painter than a gamer! Make sure you check the comments on this project too for sneak peeks, Darklands lore, hints, tactics, painting advice and general insanity! The community that builds during these Kickstarter projects is amazing, and even if you just read the comments, you'll gain so much more from Darklands: Warriors of Baalor!
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    The New Offering from Paymaster Games and their Going Native line. Going Native: From out of the Mists is a model centered campaign that will cover different heroes, warriors, monsters and gods of the New World. Here is the link to the KS Page -
  3. Some nice stuff here (interesting stretch goals and add-ons). Now if - I had more money - this was Euro-friendly or at least shipping was not $20 (I totally understand that there are costs shipping to Europe, but our customs officials calculate the fees we have to pay on the worth of the shipment - including shipping costs) I'd probably not make my will-roll (especially as Johnny as far as I know delivers fast). Even as things stand, if I find $50 somewhere, I'll be in ...
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    www.kickstarter.com/projects/kenzerco/aces-and-eights-reloaded-a-wild-west-role-playing Reverend Shartan
  5. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/674003445/chibi-giants-and-swarms-fantasy-rpg-miniatures/description New giant, old giants from the first chibi KS re-sized to 40mm (some thought the originals were too big to be bosses in a number of games like SDE/Arcadia Quest etc) and a Trojan Pony
  6. Link: Live Game: Village Attacks Publisher: Grimlord Games Previous experience: Endure the Stars Platform: Kickstarter Synopsis: Village Attacks is a cooperative castle defence game where players take on the roles of the most infamous creatures of folklore and legend from around the world! Deep in a remote part of the world, you and your monstrous associates have taken up residence in an immense castle. But the local village has had enough of the evil that lies at its door and has decided to lay siege to the castle in an effort to exorcise your wicked taint from the world. The villagers may be weak, but they are not alone! News of your malevolent presence has spread far and wide; hunters and heroes have come from all corners of the globe to vanquish you! Some have come for the fame, others for the glory, and some even for the reward. But they share a single goal; your doom!
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    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/coolminiornot/rising-sun?ref=category_newest We’re thrilled to announce the date of CMON’s next exciting Kickstarter project! Rising Sun reunites the creative team behind Blood Rage, and you’ll get a chance to back it starting on March 7 at 3 PM EST! About this project Rising Sun is a board game for 3 to 5 players set in legendary feudal Japan. As the Kami descend from the heavens to reshape the land in their image, it is up to each player to lead their clan to victory. Use politics to further your cause, negotiate to seek the most profitable alliances, worship the Kami to gain their favor, recruit monsters out of legend to bolster your forces, and use your resources wisely to be victorious in battle. Created by acclaimed designer Eric M. Lang, Rising Sun reunites the same creative forces responsible for the smash hit Blood Rage, with stunning artwork by Adrian Smith and intricate miniatures sculpted under the direction of Mike McVey. Choose your clan: Koi, Dragonfly, Bonsai, Lotus or Turtle. Each of the five clans in Rising Sun brings not only their own individual set of ten beautifully detailed miniatures for their Daimyo, Shinto and Bushi units, but also a unique ability that sets them apart from the others and affects all players' strategies. Koi (Flow, Like Water) - Ever adaptable, the Koi clan is able to use hired Ronin as coins and vice versa, giving them great flexibility and making their decisions very unpredictable. Koi Daimyo, Shinto and Bushi. Dragonfly (Wings, Wind and Spirit) - Flying on gossamer wings, the Dragonfly clan is able to move anywhere on the map without restriction. You never know where they'll strike next. Dragonfly Daimyo, Shinto and Bushi. Bonsai (Humility, Earth and Root) - Ever growing and evergreen, the Bonsai clan needs to spend no coins when buying resources. Strongholds sprout from the ground and Upgrades to the clan blossom naturally. Bonsai Daimyo, Shinto and Bushi. Lotus (Patience is key) - The Lotus clan dictates the flow of politics by turning the Political Mandates they play into anything they wish. A powerful ally to have at your side, and a terrible foe to betray. Lotus Daimyo, Shinto and Bushi. Turtle (Hard as the mind; delicate as steel) - The Turtle clan builds their Strongholds on top of the shells of giant legendary turtles. These indestructible fortresses can move around the map and even join in the fights for the provinces. Turtle Daimyo, Shinto and Bushi. Played over the course of a year, each Season in Rising Sun is divided into a Political phase, where players prepare their clans and set their plans in motion, and a War Phase, where dominance over each of the contested provinces is decided. The Political Mandates. During the Political phase, players choose among a restricted selection for a Political Mandate to play. These determine the actions all players may perform. They can Recruit new units on their Strongholds, Marshal their forces across the map, Train to upgrade their clan with Season cards, Harvest to reap the rewards of the provinces they dominate, or even Betray their ally to bring opposing forces to their side. When players perform a Train Political Mandate, they are able to spend their coins to upgrade their clans with Season cards that bring all manner of new abilities. From Virtues that give you bonuses according to your actions, to Enhancements that improve your clan, to powerful Monsters that may join your clan, bringing with them amazing strength or other more devious benefits. Komainu, Yurei and Oni of Spite. Oni of Skulls and Oni of Souls. Oni of Hate and Oni of Blood. River Dragon (all monsters are to scale with this human figure). Alliances are formed. Alliances are broken. At the start of each Season, players engage in a tea ceremony to negotiate new Alliances. Having the right ally and playing for mutual benefit (for a time) is often key to victory. Allies don't kill each other during war, and they also grant each other a unique bonus whenever they play a Political Mandate. Recruit extra units, build Strongholds when you Marshal, save coins when you Train, and reap a bountiful Harvest. However, the enticing Betrayal option always casts a shadow of doubt over Alliances. Do not be too quick to Betray your ally, though, for such an action brings dishonor to your clan. Honor is a tangible force in Rising Sun. Clans are always competing on a ladder for who is more or less honorable than the other. Having more Honor than your opponent gives you the upper hand on any ties in the game, from a dispute when worshipping a Kami, to deadly war on the provinces. But occasionally being dishonorable might also be a valid strategy, for upgrades such as the nightmarish Oni often favor those at the bottom of the Honor scale. The Kami await the worshippers. When players Recruit their forces, they may choose to send their Shinto warriors to climb the mountains and go worship the mighty Kami. Three times per Season, each of these gods will grant their blessing upon the clan who worships them the most. The competition for the grace of the Kami can become fierce and change the course of the game. Each Kami grants a different benefit, from increased Honor, to extra Bushi, Ronin or coins. Only four of the seven Kami are used in each game, creating different dynamics each time you play. Each Season ends with the War phase. In each of the contested provinces, the warring players secretly bid their coins on the different War Advantages. Only the winner in each of the different options is allowed to execute them, allowing for dramatic shifts in the outcome of each battle, or cunning players coming out ahead even in defeat. Bluff your way through impossible odds and trick your opponents into needlessly wasting their coins. Sometimes losing a battle may win you the war. When Winter comes, all politics and fighting are over. Players gain extra points for winning battles in as many different provinces as possible, and also for certain upgrades they may have gathered. As the snow falls, the new Emperor will ascend! Game Components: 58 Highly Detailed Miniatures, including 10 warriors for each clan and 8 huge monsters. 40 Counter Bases 137 Tokens 5 Clan Screens 5 Political Sheets 53 Cards 6-fold Gameboard 1 Rulebook
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    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1201812263/aradia-miniatures-the-divine-comedy-dantes-inferno?ref=category_newestLinked for borderline conflict with forum nudity rules. About this project 1 CHF = 0.92 EUR = 1.09 USD Through this project we want to launch a new series of collectibles miniatures inspired by The Divine Comedy, the Dante Alighieri's poem, the book that recounts about the mystical and fabulous journey that the italian poet Dante Alighieri accomplished through the three realms of the afterlife: INFERNO, PURGATORIO and PARADISO. At Aradia Miniatures we are all estimators of the great poet Dante so we have decided to dedicate a series of miniatures to his masterpiece. The first figures of this special series are ready thanks to the help of extremely talented sculptors of our team: Roberto de Meo, Ali Jalali, Joaquin Palacios, Pedro Fernandez Ramos and Alfonso Prieto. All the figures have been designed by our concept artist Stefano Moroni. Kickstarter is the best place where you can get these new fabulous miniatures at a special price!
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    About this project Most people move through their day ignorant of their surroundings. Foolishly, humans believe they are alone in their struggles… but there are worlds out there, different from our own, where the struggle of good vs evil is real. Welcome to Hedgerows and Heroes! Badger Lord Hedgerows and Heroes is a fast paced, easy to learn fantasy strategy game based on the Mighty Armies game engine. Featuring 28mm scale fantasy animals, designed by Bob Olley, players wage the ultimate battle for good and evil. Which side will you choose? Cover to Hedgerows and Heroes Game Contents and $75 Pledge Rulebook- Each game comes with a rulebook that describes gameplay as well as illustrations depicting movement and army lists for both armies. Miniatures- Each game contains 60 (That’s Right 60!) 28mm Scale woodland creatures in a variety of poses and uniforms in metal, supplied unpainted. Sculpted by Bob Olley! Bases- Each game contains 20 bases to mount your armies on. Rulers and Dice- Each game contains 2 Rulers and 2 Dice. Pledges and Goals A Peek into the HedgerowsYou just want to support this project! Thank you! Neutral Party $5 You will receive a PDF of Hedgerows and Heroes. Look at you being all tech-savvy! Enter the War $75 The Game. With this pledge you get the Hedgerows and Heroes ruleset, 1 Evil Army, 1 Good Army, dice, and rulers. This pledge level is also eligible for all stretch goals! Huzzah! Shipping is free in the US. ALL In Pledge!- $300 With this pledge you get 206 Heroes and Villains of the Hedgerow! 206 unpainted metal animal warriors with bases. This pledge level is also eligible for all stretch goals! The All In Pledge gives you all of the woodland creatures we create in one massive army. Besides the Basic army in the $75 Game Pledge, you get Foxes, Raccoons. Mice, Shrews, Squirrels, Foxes and More! The set contains multiples of each type of creature, so it will be easy to build additional units. You get a total of 206 Minis Supplied unpainted and 60 bases. Below are some of the minis you will get. What a deal! Shipping is free in the US. 206 Metal Minis!
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    Hello all. I just launched my sixth Map project on kickstarter. This time I am working on larger 18" x 24" and 24" x 36" maps. Please take a look if this sounds interesting: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1592014779/battlemaps-in-25mm-scale-for-tabletop-games
  11. This project is designed to fund the production of a plastic injection mold, which will enable us to mass produce 32mm fantasy table top fauns. Summary After rgdgaming's first initial production runs with the Ghoul King and the Minotaur Brute, we wanted to create our first ten man box set, featuring our faun renders in plastic. Our goal is to provide a ten man box set so players have the option to field tribal archers, javelin throwers, and miscellaneous warriors using fauns. Initial Sketches of Fauns Based off our sketches, our renderer proposed that we use a 3 in 1 pose for the torso, which allows the faun to be armed with a bow, a javelin, or a sword and shield. We initially played with the idea of rocks underneath, but for the convenience of the player we eliminated them. We loosely based the fauns off the idea of thracians, whom were valued for their skirmish warfare. Faun Faun without Rock The project was promising, but we knew that modelers would eventually want a variety of options to choose from. We started with some different heads and a female counterpart. This led to some sketches below. Faun Add Ons Females are sorely under represented in many tribal type armies, so we tried to combine huntress concepts, such as the cloth along the thighs, longer hair, and agile frame. We are looking for multiple head types to go with the torso, and a new female torso to match the male counterpart and weapons Proposal for the Sprue We have been given multiple quotes for the .CAD design and we have two options: a simple sprue featuring two torsos, with all the options for bow, javelins, shield, heads and accessories for around $200-$300 designed, or we can try one sprue with ten times the amount of accessories for around 2k. The larger we make the design, the more we have to account for the mold design. One sprue with ten models would be ideal. Who are We Making These For? The faun box set is intended to offer Kings of War players the ability to field tribal archers and javelin throwers for their Herd army. Though the other is the apparent lack of faun miniatures on the market. We wanted to open up an opportunity later for a new box set, which would allow the fauns to adapt the thracian Rhomphaia, the miniature version of the deadly falx. With the lack of armor they would make an ideal spirit walker. Put this together, and you have an incredible table top army in the works. How are These Being Made? When weighing resin vs plastic we had to pick and choose the option that allows us to provide a great model set at a price that people appreciate. Resin is cheaper to make a mold for, but costs several times more material wise than ABS plastic for example. So we decided to shoot for an injection mold. Injection molds allow machines to make plastic impressions at a rate that is far faster than resin casting. As a result, it is far less labor intensive. This makes it relatively cheap to use no matter which country you enlist to make the product To design the mold blue print, we are enlisting a .cad designer from http://camppixel.com/. To make the injection mold and miniatures, we are working with http://www.kamings.com/ (has done work with previous kickstarters, and work for our minotaurs) A professional renderer and 3D sculptor. To avoid wasting the funds on a bad mold, we will be testing the .cad design with a rapid prototype in the US, giving us a good clue to the viability of the sprue. From here we can refine the mold. What Do We Need? $2900-$4000 for the mold $200-$2000 for the .cad design $500-$800 for the option of extra bits, heads, and torsos Cost of materials and shipping of the product will be handled by RGD GAMING LLC to satisfy the minimum order needed to make this project happen. What Do You Get? For a $1 or $5 contribution Personal credit will be given in this products production For a $25 contribution 1 10 Model Faun Box Set (Retail SRP 34.99) (separate shipping and handling applies). For a $50 contribution 3, 10 Model Faun Box Set (separate shipping and handling applies). For a $100 Contribution 6, 10 model Faun box set (separate shipping and handling applies). Availability of Shipping If we can mail it, we will try for you, whether you are in Canada, or Cambodia. Do note that postal performance varies from country to country and tracking may not be available for lower end shipping. Customs may be required. Mainland US and territories $6 Canada $16 Europe and rest of the world Per Quote Timeline A realistic estimate is somewhere between 4-6 months. We have cut down the time it takes with our initial renders, but we have to take into account production time of models, changes, and revisions of the mold. There will also be the communications and forwarding of shipments. Risks and challenges Our biggest challenge is funding the initial plastic injection mold for this project. Plastic injection molds are cheaper than steel molds but offer comparable precision, is ideal for mass production, and pairs well with plastic models. Resin offers cheaper molding opportunities, but is not ideal on a cost per model basis. What we have done to make this project relatively easy is carefully vetting companies and partners for quality. As a result, we have many of the crucial elements a wargaming company needs. A concept artist A professional 3D sculptor (for the renders) A .CAD designer (blue print for the mold) A production company who can make the injection mold and produce the miniatures Initial renders and sketches paid for in advance Most importantly, a retail company who is dedicated to timely results To insure funds for the mold are not squandered, we will be prototyping the .cad files with local production companies, before green lighting the injection mold. The process is cheap and offers a quick turn around (5-7 days). We estimate the project will take 4-6 months to allow time for the design and production of the mold, add ons for the miniature sprue and shipping from mainland china to the US. From here we can label and ship products from the United States. A lot of the time will be cut down because of the initial time and investment we have already committed toward the faun project.
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    About this project TMS's Vampire Covenant Army A complete Vampire Covenant Army, to be used in your Fantasy Battles: The 9th Age games, or any other project or game you enjoy most. We plan to start shipping the orders in August 2017. Vampire Lords Each vampire represents a Vampire Covenant Ancient Bloodline; Brotherhood of the Dragon, Von Karnstein, Lamia, Strigoi and Nosferatu. Each vampire contains 1 Vampire model and 1 MTS* VC Scenic base Contains 1 Necromancer and 1 MTS* VC Scenic base Vampiric Mounts Contains 1 zombie Dragon, 1 Nosferatu Vampire, and 1 MTS* VC Scenic base Contains 1 Shrieking Horror model, 1 Strigoi Vampire model and 1 MTS* VC scenic base. Contains 1 Monstrous Revenant model, 1 Nosferatu Vampire model and a MTS* VC scenic base. Contains 1 Court of the Damned model, 3 Lamia Vampire models and a MTS* VC scenic base. Core Contains 10 Zombie models, 2 of each type and 10 MTS* VC scenic base. Contains 10 Ghoul models, 2 of each type and 10 MTS* VC scenic base. Contains 10 Skeleton models, 2 of each type and 10 MTS* VC scenic bases. Special Contains 5 Dire Wolf models and 5 MTS* VC scenic base. Contains 10 Barrow Guard models (additional weapon options) and 10 MTS* VC scenic base. Contains 5 Barrow Knights models and 5 MTS* VC scenic base. Contains 5 Vampire Knights models and 5 MTS* VC scenic base. Contains 3 Ghasts models and 3 MTS* VC scenic base. Contains 3 Great Bats models and 3 MTS* VC scenic base. I'll note I participated in their undying legion IGG and really liked the two sculpts I got.. they didn't send me a shipping notice or anything, they just showed up one day.. they didn't use the status updates much but I'm pretty happy.
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    About this project As far as one can remember, Elves always dominated the world. They are condescending and quite full of themselves. But their time is drawing to an end as decline looms over their kind. From the Bohorg tribe to the Steamfield Barony, along with the Godleif clan and the Army of the Tomb, every clan is secretly arming itself to conquer the elven cities and the precious crystals they hold to forge the powerful legendary equipment and take the Emerald Empire back! Designed by Frédéric Guérard (Titanium Wars, Ilôs, …), illustrated by Djib (Titan race, Sabordage,…), and published by La boite de jeu (10’ to kill, Outlive,…) Clash of Rage is a conquest and skirmish game with miniatures in which different clans will fight for victory. Every army is unique, with its own units and characteristics. Players will equip each unit as they see fit, buying weapons and armors so that every game will be different! Overcoming the Elves will be the first necessary step to victory, but the showdown with the other clans is bound to happen! After 2 Years of development and hundreds of playtests, this is what Clash of Rage brings to the table: High replay value and endless customization of your armies with equipment and heroes. Short term in-game strategy combined with long range campaign planning giving you bonuses from one scenario to the other (a skirmish mode and a scenario mode). An innovative combat system that rewards your armies’ complementarity over the number of units. A turn order mechanism depending on the tactical cards you’ll play (that also define the reinforcements and income you’ll get). An easy-to-learn game system, yet offering countless strategic possibilities mainly related to your tactical cards, equipment and actions choices. We showcased the game in lots of conventions so be sure that Clash of Rage is ready to roll out! We truly believe in this game and think you’ll have a ton of fun with it. The Elves are in for a challenge!
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  15. LINK: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2025694581/naughty-gears The Steampunk Busts Girls by Scale75. A innovative project for collectors, painters and even gamers with desire to paint. Large picture of the individual ladies behind the spoiler:
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    If you missed the first Gloomhaven Kickstarter (and retail sold out quickly) here is your chance. I backed that game the first time around and could not be happier with the results. Warning ... that box is heavy ...
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    About this project What is this thing?? Tabletop RPGs have many bits and pieces. And there isn't a good way to hold everything in one place that is good looking, convenient, and has an active role in the gameplay, right? WRONG! It's the Adventurer's Kit. Question: So what does it do exactly? Better Question: What does it NOT do? The Adventurer's Kit comes with a: Favorite dice section Space for more dice More space for dice (or anything you like to put there. Do what you want. I'm a gamer not a cop.) Place for pens and pencils Pencil sharpener Modular miniature box (informational gif below) Phone charger Brackets for a phone or tablet Card section for spell cards or flash cards Large rolling tray Clipboard for your character sheet Brackets for the character sheet clipboard and/or book Space to transport books to your gaming location It allows for gaming in a unique location (forest, renaissance faire, etc.) If you've ever lost dice or minis or crimped the corners of your otherwise pristine character sheet then you want to look at The Adventurer's Kit. This well organized case contains space for everything. Lets take a look at some examples of it's versatility.
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    About this project What Is This Kickstarter About? The initial Kickstarter goal is to fund the very first WHISPER mecha's masters and production molds. These are the WHISPERs currently available to pick for your rewards. SOKAR/BASTET - KNEELING - (Sokar head shown but also includes Bastet head option) SOKAR/BASTET - STANDING - (Bastet head shown but also includes Sokar head option) History of WHISPER Design Over the course of the last four months, the 3-D sculptors of Marchen Atelier - Heriberto and Gibran - and Tom Anders - of Impact! Miniatures - have collaborated with me in the creation of these miniatures. We've gone from a fantastic two-dimensional art piece done by John Yechan Seung. To a three-dimensional computer export model. Full resolution 3D sculpt by Marchen Atelier. To full three-dimensional miniatures created by Tom Anders through Impact! Miniatures' 3-D printing service after some advice on modifications to the design by Tom. One painted 3d print prototype by Todd Farnholtz next to various 6mm and 15mm miniatures, from Onslaught Miniatures, Khurasan Miniatures, White Dragon Miniatures, and The Ion Age. Now that we have our starting point, I need you, the potential Backers, supporters, and fans, to assist in the creation of the master prints, the production molds, and the base materials. The Master - These are the original masters that can be re-used to create the production molds. The Production Molds - The actual mold wheels that will create the miniatures. Casting Materials - WHISPER mecha will be made of spincast resin. Resin is heated and then injected into the molds, which are spun at a high velocity to fill the molds completely. After cooling, the molds can be separated, and the miniatures removed to begin the process of snipping, partial cleaning, and then bagging for shipping. PLEASE NOTE: All WHISPERs will be sent unpainted. Painted images are just to show you what a WHISPER could look like after being painted. What Is A WHISPER? A WHISPER is a mechanized humanoid war machine, approximately 8.5 meters tall, created initially to perform direct actions against hardened targets throughout the galaxy. Piloted by the most elite, the first generation of WHISPERs were created to allow Powers and Dominions to employ their elite special forces teams in fast raids and rapid deployment in response to imminent threats. The 27th-century version of the U.S. Navy SEAL, USAF JTAC, Delta Force, Russian Spetsnaz, and British S.A.S., WHISPER teams are never to be underestimated. Forty years after the first generation made planetfall on several rogue corporations seeking to commit a heinous terrorist incident on Earth and Mars, technology has advanced at an exponential rate. First- and second-generation WHISPERs are now commonly employed by lesser Powers, while the elite advance into combat in third- and fourth-generation machines. The Only Difference is the Head? With the initial two poses, yes. The Sokar is a beak-like head with a protective armor cover over its sensors, an imposing sight that I thought reflected a combat-worthy opponent. So, I went back to Egyptian times to find a name worthy of a bird that can pursue and destroy prey. High res close-up of the Sokar head in kneeling pose. The Bastet was initially remarked as "Samurai Pizza Cat", or a fox. I can't help but take my friends and supporters at their joke, so, the cat-like Bastet was a perfect name fit. 3d sculpt example of the Bastet head in kneeling pose. What's Beyond That? Stretch Goal #1 - Raptor - $4,500 USD A second-generation WHISPER, the Raptor was designed by the Symbiotic Cyber Consortium in its fledgling years on a limited budget and production capacity. Due to these limitations in technology, they could not install cutting-edge full armored cockpits with augmented reality and neural linkage. Instead, the Raptor had to supplement on high visibility cockpits with less armor, with augmented reality displays. The end result is a machine perfect for atmospheric combat, but incapable of traversing solar systems. Nevertheless, it is an affordable option for Powers on a budget. John Seung's initial concept art of the Raptor. The prototype 3d sculpt created by Marchen Atelier. Stretch Goal #2 - Optional Armaments for Sokar/Bastet - $5,200 USD One of the earliest requests was optional arms for the original WHISPER, to allow hobbyists and gamers alike to swap out arms. Most wargamers and hobbyists are familiar with drilling out a small portion of the arm holes and balls to affix magnets inside. With this Stretch Goal, anyone can purchase the optional arms as an add-on for $5 USD, though certain high-level pledges will receive one set for free. The optional weapons include one holding a Gauss cannon over the standing WHISPER's chest. The second is a missile launcher with arm blade. The other option is a pair of battle-damaged arms. High-res images of optional WHISPER arms. Stretch Goal #3 - Poseidon - $7,200 USD The Poseidon is a second-generation WHISPER designed by the Northern Martian Federation. On the shores of the Federation, the Poseidon acts as a distinct bodyguard, while on exo-planets that are primarily covered in water, it is one of the only WHISPERs that can operate beneath the waves. Thanks to the latest advancements in its hardened armor shell, the most recent versions of the Poseidon can reach depths up to 500 meters without loss of internal pressure. The Poseidon was created by Elartwyne Estole, another fantastic artist I discovered on DeviantArt. Elartwyne was kind enough to grant me the ability to license his own old mecha for WHISPER, and I've hired him on for future mecha sketches and layouts, as well as more detailed art, if we can get that far in the future. Sketch of the base Poseidon. Finalized 3d sculpt of the Poseidon by Marchen Atelier. Stretch Goal #4 - Tundra - $9,200 USD A first-generation WHISPER designed by PAC-NATO to usurp the original Mark II, the Tundra swiftly took off in popularity among other Dominions as a reliable unit. By the time of its fifteenth year in service, however, the Tundra was beginning to be outstripped by second-generation designs. With the Throne Confederacy's Sokar, the Tundra was thought to be an outdated model with no viable use left. However, several lesser Powers were able to modernize and upgrade the WHISPER's sensors and ballistic computers to level it out, and improvements in maintenance areas were made, making after action field repairs far easier. Thus, the Tundra remains on the field of combat as a WHISPER not to be discounted. Tundra sketch by Elartwyne. Finalized sculpt of Tundra with regular armament. Stretch Goal #5 - Poseidon Alternate Arms - $9,800 An alternate set of arms for the Poseidon, removing the Gauss cannon and torpedoes, replacing them with a pair of directed-energy weapons (DEWs, i.e. lasers) in the palms, with elongated claws for close quarters combat. With this Stretch Goal, anyone can purchase the optional arms as an add-on for $5 USD. 3d sculpt by Marchen Atelier. An example of the Poseidon Beta painted by Mastergunz. With More Stretch Goals to Come, Possibly? How Tall Are WHISPER Miniatures? The standing version of the Sokar and Bastet miniature is approximately 47 millimeters tall. I spent awhile going over scale options. Miniature wargames come in all shapes and sizes these days, but for this, I wanted them to be physically imposing enough that when you saw one on the table, you thought, "Okay, that looks like a nasty customer." On final thoughts, I decided to abstract the scale of the game, and simply place WHISPERs in the 10mm range (thus, a 10mm tall infantryman stands at about the height a real human being would to a 8.2-meter-tall WHISPER). However, if you're a wargamer, and you have 6mm, 10mm, or even 15mm miniature infantry, power armor, and tanks lying around, you are free to proxy these into WHISPER for your games. 28mm and 35mm scale wargames can even use the WHISPERs as heavy power armor (or in Infinity's case, mini TAGs) if they so wish. The Poseidon WHISPER, Sokar kneeling WHISPER, next to 6mm and 15mm miniature infantry and power armor troopers (note that Knight and Talos are 21mm models, good for heavy power armor). Another reason to go with the 10mm scale was that I had to consider terrain costs. The wargame I'm creating is intended to be played with heavy cover and concealment (think an urban battlefield, like Infinity, or MERCS). This is one of those things that can cost gamers an arm and a leg to purchase, or, if they're crafty, you can make your own. But time is also a factor there, and not everyone has the hours saved to create massive buildings. 10mm offers a wide variety of affordable but impressive options for terrain. Side by Side of Bastet and Sokar The Universe, and WHISPER Armament WHISPER takes place in the 27th century Anno Domini, and technology has allowed Mankind to spread to roughly 75 different planets (though more are possible, they are usually unchartered colonization and pirate bases, as well as terrorist outposts or "black sites" of the Dominions and Powers of the times). Some are terraformed, some are inhospitable but livable, and others are colonized mostly through Lagrange colonies, ala Mobile Suit Gundam. FTL travel is accomplished through hyperspace 'jumps', a capability provided through Tiggs-Dyson eventium generators as an energy source, and hyper-acceleration devices. Directed energy weapons (i.e. lasers), are the primary armament of almost every standard military force in the universe. They don't fire the intense cutting beams that are a trope of mecha action. Instead, they create a pulsed high-intensity 'blast' that vaporizes on impact. Another high-power weapon system is the Gauss cannon, which utilizes railgun principles to accelerate a metal sabot to a muzzle velocity exceeding Mach 7. How do you dodge something that travels at nearly the speed of light, or a projectile breaking the speed of sound 7 times over? You rely on a limited artificial intelligence matrix and threat-avoidance programming to recognize when a threat emerges, and utilize high-output vernier thrusters and jet packs to juke away from the threat. Plus, you shoot back. The Wargame? It's being worked on, but it is not the end goal of this Kickstarter. This Kickstarter will focus entirely on the initial WHISPER miniatures line. I've decided to emulate Infinity, Heavy Gear Blitz, and other various wargames and boardgames, in that I'll be focusing on releasing the rules in a free version that you do not have to pay to play. However, for those interested I'll be regularly sharing bits and pieces of the universe, and also sharing some of the basics in the Facebook Group for WHISPER: https://www.facebook.com/groups/174693989369987/
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    For @ub3r_n3rd About this project Barbarians: The Invasion is a worker placement and area control eurogame from acclaimed author Pierluca Zizzi. Enter the mysterious World of Fenian, a place where barbarian clans rule wild lands and corrupt civilizations live in decaying cities. Each player will become the Warlord of a clan and lead them on the conquest of civilized lands, but only one will leave his mark on history. You will need a strong economy and an even stronger army, do you have what it takes?
  20. Hi Everyone, After many trials and tribulations the Legend of Cleopatra Indiegogo campaign has finally been launched! There are 12 new sets of miniatures on offer, some really cool stretch goal rewards and the entire Dark Fable range is available as Add-ons. The perks offer some great deals and there is even two EARLY BIRD specials which are even more of a bargain. I am very excited about this campaign and think that you will really be pleased with the miniatures. The campaign will run for 6 weeks until 29 May 2017. I really hope you can all join in on this latest campaign - which is the 6th Indiegogo project Dark Fable miniatures has run. Please check out the link below! All the best Mike Legend of Cleopatra Indiegogo link: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-legend-o... Warning: nudity
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    And here we go with another 25 issues reprinted as a massive brick of comicky goodness.... It's time to print and release the newest volume of the GOLD DIGGER COLOR GOLD BRICK SERIES, which collects issues 201 through 225 of the Gold Digger series. (This is the point at which we merged the 50-issue black-and-white series into the overall numbering.) If you supported the previous color Gold Bricks, thank you very much, and we hope you support this campaign too. With a load of great standalone and continuity pickup stories, this collection makes a great jumping-on point for any new readers, as well as awesome reading for longtime fans. THESE ISSUES HAVE NEVER BEEN COLLECTED INTO ONE VOLUME BEFORE. Between its black-and-white and full-color issues, Gold Digger is fast approaching the 250-issue mark and is going strong! If you're not familiar with us, my name is Joeming Dunn, and I run Antarctic Press, a small, independent comic company started in 1984. I have personally collected comics of almost every type and genre since 1974, and I can say that during the past 30 years, we have published some of the greatest and best independent comics out there. Our publishing history includes titles like Gold Digger and Ninja High School. The comic industry has changed over the years, so we have started this Kickstarter program to help introduce new projects from our talented group of creators. Over the years, we have published a number of series. Prominent among these is Fred Perry's ingenious title, Gold Digger, which Fred describes as a mixture of Indiana Jones and Final Fantasy. The idea for Gold Digger was first conceived during Fred's tour of duty in the first Gulf War, and it debuted in Antarctic Press's anthology comic, Mangazine, in 1991. A four-issue miniseries followed in 1992, and a regular monthly black-and-white series followed starting in 1993. The current color series began in 1999 and has continued since then. It is the second-longest-running solo-created title in the industry. In 2013, Fred was honored at Comic Con International in San Diego, where he received an Inkpot Award for his work on Gold Digger. Over the past years, we have released other Color Gold Bricks as Kickstarter projects. We are now releasing the seventh Color Gold Brick, which features issues 201 through 225 of the Gold Digger series. (This is actually the 9th Gold Brick. More on that below.) If you haven't seen or read Gold Digger, this is your chance to enjoy one of the best and longest-running ongoing series in comics. Like the other Bricks, this one lets new readers join in easily, so you don't have to be shy! Some may ask, "Why skip offering Color Gold Bricks 3 and 4?" We're skipping ahead to print this book because, as noted above, its contents have NEVER PREVIOUSLY BEEN COLLECTED in one volume. Over the years, the run of Gold Digger has been printed in eight Gold Bricks to date. The earliest volumes, Gold Brick 1 and Gold Brick 2, were black and white. Then Fred began his color series, so Bricks 3-6 were printed in color. Gold Brick 3 was originally printed in limited quantities, and Fred's only reference copy became thoroughly destroyed from years of constant use. Kickstarter was used to make this out-of-print edition available again as Color Brick 1. By this time, the original stock of Brick 4 had sold out as well, so we offered a new printing of that through Kickstarter as Color Brick 2. However, since Bricks 5 and 6 were more recently printed, there are still copies available and reprinting is not such a necessity. We're thus skipping ahead, as we did for Gold Brick 7 (Color Brick 5) to collect the material not previously available in this format. The amount of material comes to nearly 200 PAGES MORE than previous volumes, rivaled only by Bricks 6 & 7. (We know this can still be confusing, so we have a numbering guide at the bottom of this page.) Over the next few years, we'll go back to reprint the other volumes to match the new Kickstarter printings' format. We want everyone to have nice editions. In addition to reasons already mentioned, during previous campaigns, many backers have asked if we could skip ahead, since they had already purchased the earlier editions. Skipping ahead allows these backers to have a nice, new volume for their shelves. At the same time, we also help backers who missed the earlier Brick offerings way back in the day to catch up via the reprints. You can actually read the whole series to date online at http://antarcticpresslibrary.com/ and see what you've been missing.
  22. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1372111648/kensei-samurai-tabletop-wargame 32mm metal fantasy samurai. Some armies, some war machines, and a printed rulebook. (there's also a rulebook download in the project description) I received the Kensei Undead kickstarter last year and liked the models quite a bit.
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    About this project League of Ancient Defenders (LOAD) is a two-team 2-6 player skirmish board game with stunning miniatures and intense gameplay modeled after popular battle arena online games. The vile forces of Chaos have invaded the island kingdom of Atlantis, humanity’s last hope. Players must leverage the unique abilities of their Heroes as they push three lanes simultaneously toward the opposing faction’s base. By destroying key enemy objectives, towers and spawn points, they will force the opposing team to abandon the battle in full retreat. RE-LOAD will be available in English, German, Spanish and French. Selection will be possible when the Pledge Manager goes live after the Kickstarter.
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    Surprised this hasn't made it here yet. Tre is at it again, this time with an Aenglish based warband. Sitting at 10 figures for $55. A full-figured female mage with her male apprentice, a female thief and 7 semi modular men-at-arms. End date is 8 days away (KS just went live yesterday), and he has several stretch goals planned. Just about funded now. Sorry for no picture, my work computer doesn't like to cough up links.