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The Heavy Gear Blitz! Peace River & NuCoal Core Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter will fund the plastic injection mold needed to make new high-quality multi-part plastic miniatures for the tabletop wargame. Dream Pod 9 needs your support and pledges to make this project possible. Our initial goal is to raise $25,000 CAD to cover the manufacturing cost of the initial mold and to give Backers some nice plastic miniatures for the game. The next major stretch goal is $50K CAD for a second mold that will include Fire Support and Recon models. And at $75K CAD a third mold with two more models and Stoneheads Badlands Terrain.

For our Peace River fans we have a Peace River Army Commander Level for a pledge of $70 CAD that includes 1 Peace River Patch and starts with 8 plastic minis (4 Warrior and 4 Warrior IV) to make a starter army of General Purpose and Strike Squads. Planned Stretch Goals will increase the number of plastic minis to 19 (6x Warrior, 6x Warrior IV, 3x Crusader IV, 3x Skirmisher, and 1x Argos). 

And for our NuCoal fans we have a NuCoal Army Commander Level for a pledge of $70 CAD that includes 1 NuCoal Patch and starts with 8 plastic minis (4 Chasseur and 4 Cuirassier) to make a starter army of General Purpose and Strike Squads. Planned Stretch Goals will increase the number of plastic minis to 19 (6x Chasseur, 6x Cuirassier, 3x Chevalier, 3x Jerboa, and 1x Arbalestier). 

For players that want to rule the Terra Novan Badlands we have the Badlands Commander Level that combines the Peace River and NuCoal Army Commander rewards.  Including 1 Peace River and 1 NuCoal Patch and starts with 16 plastic minis (4 Warrior, 4 Warrior IV, 4 Chasseur and 4 Cuirassier) to make two starter armies of General Purpose and Strike Squads. Planned Stretch Goals will increase the number of plastic minis to 38 (6x Warrior, 6x Warrior IV, 3x Crusader IV, 3x Skirmisher, 1x Argos, 6x Chasseur, 6x Cuirassier, 3x Chevalier, 3x Jerboa, and 1x Arbalestier).

Further down this page are graphics of all the Add-Ons available for an extra pledge (including the full color printed HGB Quick Start Rulebook 2018 Edition, a $20 CAD Add-On with updated rules and Peace River, NuCoal, and Utopia Kickstarter model lists sections added), followed by links to our free HGB Living and Quick Start Rulebook pdfs, Peace River and NuCoal background, and Heavy Gear history graphics. We also have Hero of the Badlands, Peace River, and NuCoal reward levels that include a copy of the HGB Quick Start Rulebook 2018 Edition and other Peace River and NuCoal Add-Ons, checkout all the Reward Level graphics below.

Backer Reward Levels

HGB Peace River and NuCoal Pilot Reward Level. HGB Peace River and NuCoal Pilot Reward Level.
HGB Peace River Army Commander Reward Level. HGB Peace River Army Commander Reward Level.
HGB NuCoal Army Commander Reward Level. HGB NuCoal Army Commander Reward Level.
HGB Badlands Commander Reward Level. HGB Badlands Commander Reward Level.
HGB Hero of Peace River Reward Level. HGB Hero of Peace River Reward Level.
HGB Hero of NuCoal Reward Level. HGB Hero of NuCoal Reward Level.
HGB Hero of The Badlands Reward Level. HGB Hero of The Badlands Reward Level.

We also have a Retailer Reward Level ($330 CAD), to encourage Retailers to help in funding the project and reward them with 5 of the Badlands Commander Reward Level sets. Proof of brick & mortar retailer status is required to select this Reward Level. The final mass market retailer army box will be announced after all the Kickstarter Backer reward packages have shipped.

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Heavy Gear Blitz Peace River & NuCoal Core Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter is now Live!

Dream Pod 9 launched its Heavy Gear Blitz Peace River & NuCoal Core Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter at 7:05 pm EST yesterday (April 26th, 2018). The Kickstarter campaigns initial goal is to raise $25,000 CAD (about 19.3K USD) needed to make the first plastic injection mold for the new plastic miniatures and backer rewards. The campaign will run for 30 days ending on Saturday evening at 7:05 pm EST (May 26th, 2018). We need everyone's support to make these new plastic miniatures for the Peace River and NuCoal factions a reality and if you can share news of the Kickstarter with friends and the online community it would be a great help.

We have a great Peace River and NuCoal Army Commander Reward Levels at $70 CAD (about $53.85 USD) each. Which include a faction patch and 2 squads (General Purpose and Strike) with a total of 8 plastic miniatures each. Stretch Goals, once unlocked, will add Fire Support and Recon models to the armies and increase the total to 19 plastic miniatures for each army.

We also have a great deal with our Badlands Commander Reward Level at $100 CAD (about $77 USD) that includes the Peace River and NuCoal Patchs and Armies of 2 squads (General Purpose and Strike) each for a total of 16 plastic miniatures starting out. Stretch Goals, once unlocked, will add Fire Support and Recon models to the armies and increase the total to 38 plastic miniatures.

Plus we have Hero of Peace River, NuCoal, and Badlands Reward Levels that include the Commander Reward Packages plus add a copy of the full color printed HGB Quick Start Rulebook 2018 Edition. The planned new edition will updated the rules and add the Peace River, NuCoal, and Utopia Kickstarter model lists sections to the Quick Start Rulebook. Also included in the Hero Reward Levels are faction Decal Sheets, Commander Token Packs, and Vehicles and Weapons players reference sheets. Plus new pewter and resin miniatures releases for the Peace River faction.

Show your support for Heavy Gear Blitz by clicking on the link below and making a pledge today!
https://www.kickstarter.com/…/heavy-gear-blitz-peace-river-…

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Ooooh, purdies and.. Whatever  the other guys are.  Badlands Commander is tempting, as I'd be able to add on some of the North and South armies too... 

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There first kickstarter was a deal dreams were made of but I don't think they made a dime on it.  This one has a bit more realistic costs.  I probably wouldn't bother (still have 2 of the first factions unbuilt)  but peace river is the faction I actually play.

 

The product from the last kickstarter was very late because they had a lot of details and learning to do, but the minis came out truly spectacular, as in I've only had to clean up one or two mold lines in 60 figures and I'm still not sure if they were intentional.  As they learned a lot i would also expect delivery time to be a lot shorter.  

 

Oh, and these Don t require you to pin them together to prevent them from exploding like a frag grenade when they hit the cement or tile floor ::D:

 

 

Overall, good company, great product so far, I will be backing for both fractions.

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Heavy Gear Blitz Peace River & NuCoal Core Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter!

Dream Pod 9's latest Kickstarter for the Heavy Gear Blitz Tabletop Wargame is now live and has already reached its initial funding goal of $25K CAD. The focus this time is Core Plastic Miniatures for our Peace River and NuCoal factions and raising the money needed to to make their expensive plastic injection molds. We have some great reward packages for our Backers to thank them for their support. The Badlands Commander reward level at a pledge of $100 CAD (about $77 USD) includes Peace River & NuCoal Faction Patches and both the Peace River and NuCoal Armies starting out with 16 plastic minis with extra weapons and parts. Stretch goals once unlocked will add an additional 22 minis, bring the total to 38 plastic minis. We also individual Peace River and NuCoal Army Commander reward levels at a pledge of $70 CAD (about $54 USD) with a Faction Patch and Army of 8 plastic minis. Stretch goals once unlocked will add an additional 11 minis, bring the total to 19 plastic minis for each Faction Army. Plus we have lots of Add-Ons available, including plastic army boxes for other factions made possible by our past Kickstarters.

We need more Backers to get all our stretch goals unlocked and pay for the plastic injection molds. The Kickstarter runs until Saturday evening May 26th, 2018. Please show your support for Dream Pod 9 and Heavy Gear Blitz by clicking on the link below to check out our Kickstarter and make a pledge today!
https://www.kickstarter.com/…/heavy-gear-blitz-peace-river-…

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We unlocked our first Stretch Goal today with $27.5K CAD Pledged, thank you to all our Backers. We'll be adding 1 more Warrior plastic mini to the Peace River Army & Badlands Commander Reward Level Packages and their Hero of Versions.

 

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Heavy Gear Blitz Peace River & NuCoal Core Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter Update!

 

Dream Pod 9’s latest Kickstarter for the Heavy Gear Blitz Tabletop Wargame now has 16 days left to go and has already reached its initial funding goal of $25K CAD. The focus this time is Core Plastic Miniatures for our Peace River and NuCoal factions and raising the money needed to make their expensive plastic injection molds. Backer pledges are now over $32.5K CAD with the first 3 stretch goals unlocked, adding more plastic minis to various Backer reward level packages. The plastic miniatures are 1/144 scale and range in height from 30 to 43 mm tall, they are multi-part for greater poseability and include extra weapons to make all the variant models.

 

Our main package is the Badlands Commander reward level at a pledge of $100 CAD (about $77 USD) which includes Peace River & NuCoal Faction Patches and both the Peace River and NuCoal Armies starting out with 16 plastic minis with extra weapons and parts. Stretch goals once unlocked will add an additional 22 minis, bring the total to 38 plastic minis. We also individual Peace River and NuCoal Army Commander reward levels at a pledge of $70 CAD (about $54 USD) with a Faction Patch and Army of 8 plastic minis. Stretch goals once unlocked will add an additional 11 minis, bring the total to 19 plastic minis for each Faction Army. Plus we have lots of Add-Ons available, including plastic army boxes for other factions made possible by our past Kickstarters. Game rules are free with our Heavy Gear Blitz Living Rulebook ebook, hosted on DriveThruRPG for free download at the following link to check out.

 

We still need more Backers to reach all our stretch goals and pay for the plastic injection molds. The Kickstarter runs until Saturday evening May 26th, 2018. Please show your support for Dream Pod 9 and Heavy Gear Blitz by clicking on the link below to check out our Kickstarter and make a pledge today! As with our previous Kickstarters we plan to continue the funding campaign as needed to get all the stretch goals unlocked after the main campaign ends and our pledge manager website is open.
https://www.kickstarter.com/…/heavy-gear-blitz-peace-river-…

 

 

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Heavy Gear Blitz Peace River & NuCoal Core Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter Final Week Update!

Dream Pod 9's Heavy Gear Blitz Peace River & NuCoal Core Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter is now into its final week, ending Saturday Evening May 26th, 2018. After reaching our initial funding goal of $25,000 CAD, early in the campaign, to make a first plastic injection mold and give Backers some nice plastic miniatures for the game. We've unlocked the first 4 stretch goals with over $36,000 CAD pledged. We have looked at whats reasonable to expect in the final week of the Kickstarter and updated our stretch goals and plans accordingly. The campaign page text, reward levels graphics, stretch goal graphic, some add-ons graphics, and pledge calculator excel sheet link have all been updated.

The next major goal is Stretch Goal 09 at $50K CAD pledged for a second plastic injection mold that will include core Fire Support and Recon models for Peace River and NuCoal. Dream Pod 9 is committed to reaching this goal and unlocking the second mold and making the Backer Reward Packages some really amazing deals. If needed we will run an extra funding campaign after the Kickstarter ends using our pledge manager website to reach the $50K CAD goal.

We have updated Stretch Goal 09 to give Backers an amazing reward. At $50K CAD pledged we`ll be adding 3 Crusader IV (FS support unit) and 3 Skirmisher (RC support unit) plastic miniatures to the Peace River Army Commander, Badlands Commander and their Hero of version Reward Level packages. Plus we`ll be adding 3 Chevalier (FS support unit) and 3 Jerboa (RC support unit) plastic miniatures to the NuCoal Army Commander, Badlands Commander and their Hero of version Reward Level packages. With this a Peace River or NuCoal Army Commander reward level will each include 18 plastic miniatures for $70 CAD pledged ($3.89 per mini). And the Badlands Commander reward level will include 36 plastic miniatures for $100 CAD pledged ($2.78 per mini). Plus we have made available all 4 of plastic miniatures as Add-Ons for an Extra Pledge right now for Backers that want to pickup extras, and make full Fire Support or Recon squads (combat groups) instead of support units for the GP and Strike squads.

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We had planned for a 3rd plastic injection mold at $75K CAD pledged that would have included the Peace River Argos, NuCoal Arbalestier, and Stoneheads badlands terrain as plastic miniatures. But for the Final Week we have pulled back on that plan and are now offering the Argos and Arbalestier as pewter miniatures in the Add-Ons for an Extra Pledge of $22 CAD each. Plus added our previously available resin terrain packs of Four Stoneheads in Sand ($22 CAD) and Four Stoneheads ($28 CAD) to the Add-Ons for an Extra Pledge for Backers that want to add some gaming terrain.

Thank You to all our Backers for your amazing support so far, we`ll be working hard to get the word out to more potential Backers this final week. We think the updated reward packages at $50K CAD pledged are amazing deals and should help convince a few more to show their support and click the Kickstarter Link below.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...oal-plastic-mi

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Another Successful Kickstarter, Thank You All!

 

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Thank you to all our amazing backers for your support of the Heavy Gear Blitz Peace River & NuCoal Core Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter. Your pledges raised $40,912 CAD, which gives us our initial funding goal of $25K for the first plastic injection mold and unlocked the first 6 Stretch Goals.

 

Kickstarter will process all the pledges over the next 2 weeks and we'll work on the Pledge Manager website to have it ready to send out invites to Backers soon after that. About a week after we email out invites to the Pledge Manager we plan to open it to outside Backers and start our extra funding campaign to get Stretch Goal 09 unlocked at $50K CAD and fund the second plastic injection mold. We'll make updates when the invites go out and when the Pledge Manager is opened to outside Backers.

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