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Not sure if I'm funding this, but Zenit miniatures has been in business since 2006 and has been involved with other KS (Kensei Undead, Nemesis, Last Saga). I haven't looked closely at their previous KS, so, if you have any comments, post them. AFAIK, While they've done work with metals, this is their first plastic injection model project. Anyway, they'll have a 24 hour EB on 11/19, starting 15:00 EST, so I thought I'd post. Delete this thread if someone already posted this KS.

 

More info about the game on their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/OficialKensei/

Website: http://web.zenitminiatures.es/en/home-2/

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I backed their Nemesis and Kensei kickstarters, both of which were flawless and very generous.

They're one of my favourite companies

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After Zenit's last undead kickstarter, I have to admit the last thing I expected was chibis.  But I do like painting chibis.

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Just added a second EB tier! Save five Eurobucks! 

 

104K -- Kami Boss unlocked!

 

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I like how the stretch goals are grouped into a common theme.  I was very happy with the last batch of Zenit minis from the undead kickstarter, and I've been building a collection of chibis, so this is a natural yes from me.

 

I've read though the kickstarter description a couple times now, but I'm not finding any statement on how big the miniatures are.  In the comments I requested a size comparison to other chibi ranges, although I'd be happy with a simple statement saying something like "the target size is similar to (whatever) mini range".

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Yeah I like that update.  There were a number of us pestering them for scale.   :;):

I'll check SDE minis when I get home, although I'm more concerned with Impact's Japanese folklore chibis and Sodapop's Ninja All-stars as they are a natural fit with these.

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Bob posted a scale comparison :)

 

Nobue almost unlocked, and only 37 2nd tier EB's left!

 

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Wish I liked chibis, but I don't.  I'll pass.  Well, maybe if there was some use with the Siege of the Citadel ones (which I also don't intend to add - but would consider).

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Nobue unlocked! 

 

Looks like they're going with the SG model of unlocking the mini's in an expansion, then announcing that an expansion has been unlocked. 

 

The Mystic Forest Expansion

 

"When 150k Stretch Goal is unlocked, the Mystic Forest expansion will be completed! Then, we will add a new box, similar to the Oni Invasion Expansion Box: The Mystic Forest Expansion Box. This expansion box will contain:

  • Kami of the Forest (Boss) x1
  • Itachi sama (Boss) x1
  • Dark Champion Mystic Forest x1
  • Spirit Forest x4
  • Forest Guardian x2
  • Tokon x8
  • Kamaitachi x8
  • Midori (Hero) x1
  • Nobuo (Hero) x1
  • Respawn cards
  • Item cards
  • Double-sided gameboards x2
  • The Mystic Forest Adventure Book x1

 

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Beta rules are now available for download in update 11.

 

I hate to say it, but the rules look too simple for my tastes (or I've played way too many battle games).  Hopefully the items and ability cards add enough complexity and variety to spice things up.

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