Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Mortal Arrow

Tikki Trolls by Mortal Arrow

Recommended Posts

Paul Muller has begun sculpting a tribe of Maori warrior-themed trolls.  All arms and heads are interchangeable for customizing your gang of trolls to have its own unique look.  Go feral with claw and tooth alone.  Add some fearsome leiomano war clubs and bone-barbed spears. Turn up the regeneration factor with an array of mutated troll body parts.  Or go macabre, with gruesome “living” weapons and arachnid augmentations. This tribe will have up to 9 different all-metal miniatures from 38mm to 54mm tall.

  This first Kickstarter project will be of a manageable size and well controlled.

I’d be remiss not to mention that Pedro Navarro has sculpted some terrifying pets for the Tikki Trolls including, Giant Pedipalps, Giant Rhino Beetles, a Giant Slug from Hell and a Colossal Rhino Beetle the size of a house.

Take a look – your feedback is important. Thanks!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1263884974/1559271584?token=9243891

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So I just got an e-email from Mortal Arrow minis:

 

Thanks for your past business with Mortal Arrow! I know that the Fractured Dimensions line of devils and demons may have initially attracted you to Mortal Arrow’s webstore, but I hope that our new miniatures will keep you coming back. With that in mind I thought you might be interested in a new KickStarter I’m running for a line of “old school” Trolls sculpted by Paul Muller.  As you may know, Paul sculpted most of the demon and devil for Fractured Dimensions. These Polynesian warrior-themed trolls will be cast in all metal, and will range from 36mm to 54mm tall. You can check out an early preview of the KickStarter here:

 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1263884974/1559271584?token=92438919

 

This isn't live until tomorrow night...

But I think my wallet is in trouble....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Kickstarter is now live. Thanks for your words of encouragement and support.  The goal is to keep the project at a level that is easy to manage and carries almost no risk for me or for the Backers. For example, many of the sculpts are finished, master molds made and limited product runs in hand.

 

My hope is that if this is successful, then Mortal Arrow can continue to pull iconic RPG humanoid types (both evil and good) out of canon and place them into different cultural milieus. To let you know, Lin’Chi and I have consciously developed our fantasy universe to be antithetical to the all too commonly used European cultures. There are so many interesting aspects from other ancient cultures to be explored. I hope that some of you will find it interesting too.

  • Like 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I really like the totems. I'm in right now for a troll and some totems, but I wanted to know if I could just get the totems in case money gets tight. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

<<<MOD>>>

Part of this conversation regarding the use of cultural characteristics in miniatures has been moved to beekeepers.

Please refrain from further such discussion in this thread.

Edited by Darsc Zacal
  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thes Hunter - thanks for the compliment on the Totems. You bring up a good point. I'm fine with you using funds that way for the Troll Warrior reward level, but maybe I should have a $5 Add-On Only Reward to avoid confusion.  I hadn't really considered this.

Edited by Mortal Arrow
added name
  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A couple things of interest for the Tikki Troll project:

1) We’ve added Bags of Bugs to the initial list of Add-Ons. These will include a Bag of Beetlings and a Bag of Arachlings (little Pedipalps).  Both sets of small bugs will be sculpted by Pedro Navarro.  The Bag of Beetlings is actually complete and I’ve included a few pics (courtesy of Pedro). These Add-Ons will be $5 for each bag. I’m not quite sure how many will be in each bag, but will be in the range of 4 to 12.

2) We'll be running a contest every two to four days. Winners will get free stuff (all types of miniatures from Mortal Arrow's vaults). Anyhow, to play you must back. So if you're considering to be a Backer, join in early for some fun puzzles, riddles etc.

Beetlings2.jpg

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks Joshua! Let's try to give Paul Muller some extra work this summer. :-)

I may be making this project a bit more collaborative than I intended with the Backers because, you know, it's nice to give the customer what they want. It's also more fun from my perspective. So comments and feedback on the Kickstarter page are always welcome from any of the Backers. Cheers!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just passed the Funding Level!  Thanks to all of the Backers.  Now we have a bit more than three weeks to add as many minis as possible. First up is my personal favorite, the Arachnid Rider Set. The Tikki Troll rider will be sculpted by Paul Muller and the Giant Pedipalp has already been sculpted by Pedro Navarro. Take a look at the artwork by Bobby Penafiel and let me know what you think. Just $2,500 in Pledges gets us their.

Arachnid Rider Main v1.jpg

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By jadeite
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/spareoomstudio/creatures-of-cromsfall-lovecraft-inspired-minis-for-3dprint?ref=ev1e63
      The Cthulhu is already printed (thus the lines on the rock in the back) while the other two are renders. A lloigor and a "witch" have already been unlocked, as well a Shub-Niggurath, although the last one as an addon.



    • By Jasper_the_2nd
      Story
      Who knows what the future holds whether it be a nuclear war or the planets dying climate times are going to change so get stuck in while you can to the near future and beyond with some unique terrain and scenery setups from steampunk styles western towns to container towns and military buildings, along with a selection of vehicles.
      we are going back for this KS to stretch goals as it makes it easier for me to keep you updated with the goings-on, but rest assured you will AGAIN be getting plenty of value for your dollars/pounds, I have kept this one very affordable.
      I will be asking for your input for the stretch goals so we can adapt this KS to suit you the gamer's needs as we go so list your thoughts and ideas in the comments and maybe I can make them appear here.
      so let's see what you are fetting and remember this is just the starter stuff more will be added as we go
      here is the link to the past apocalypse KS that you get full access to if you back that level
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wowbuildings/apocalypse-wow
      Ok, so what do you get?
       all of the following is included in the basic £40 backing
      CONTAINER TOWN
      10 building set is made from 3 types of shipping containers and vehicle shells
      STEAMPUNK STYLE WILD WESTERN TOWN
      8 building set, a mix of wooden wild west buildings and metal plating
      3 VEHICLE SET
      cars from the now adapted for the future
        CURVED HABITATS
      2 building set
      MILITARY OUTPOST BUILDING SET
      £1000 STRETCH GOAL
      DRILL RIG
      £1500 STRETCH GOAL
      EXCAVATOR
      £2000 STRETCH GOAL
      PUNK TRAIN (wip)
      £2500 STRETCH GOAL
      VEHICLE SET 2 (wip)
      these two shells will make the two additional vehicles
      this one will be a police car of some kind
      big engine and exhausts for this one
      £3000 STRETCH GOAL
      BUILD YOUR OWN
      £3500 STRETCH GOAL
      £4000 STRETCH GOAL
      £4500 STRETCH GOAL
      TBA
      the container town files in all kit form, build you own setups add the detail you want where you want it
      £5000 STRETCH GOAL
      BIG TRUCK VEHICLE
    • By Knight of the Dinner Table
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1449412950/stormsunder-heirs-of-ruin?ref=be1is1&token=3bfa09f1
       
      That's the preview page, project will go live on 25th.
       


      Miniatures look great:
       

       
      But I'm trying to talk myself out of it:
      - The company's first project (Wild Assent) has not yet been delivered (they say they will keep the pledge manager for this project open long enough so you can up your pledge as soon as Wild Assent is delivered)
      - It's ... quite pricey.
      - Minis look like they are made by Archon (which on the one hand is good because Archon does make nice, detailed minis ... on the other hand ... I'm not so sure I want to support the company for different reasons)
       
      But ...

       

    • By Inarah
      "
      Welcome to our first campaign, Monster Families!
      La Louve 3D offers you this project, a collection of adorable, funny and dreadful miniatures to liven your role playing games. We have highlighted some little represented creatures and their babies! All our models are 3D printable without other supports needed with a FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) printer or SLA (Stereolithography) printer.
      "

       

       
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lalouve3d/monster-families-3d-supportless-printable-miniatures?ref=discovery_similar
       
    • By haldir
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1628465400/mini-counters-and-condition-markers
       
      As I've run across this problem with multiple minis that are the same, these would be handy. I've looked at this guy's product for years & I've tried to come up with solutions but overall his is the best for what it represents (or at least what I'd use em for).
       
      Backed!
  • Who's Online   5 Members, 0 Anonymous, 67 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...