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The Heavy Gear Blitz! Plastic Peace River, NuCoal & Utopia Miniatures Kickstarter is to fund the molds for three new armies of high quality multi-part plastic miniatures for Dream Pod 9's Heavy Gear Blitz! - Tabletop Wargame. Our initial goal is to raise $50,000 needed to make two plastic injection molds for the 8 core models of the Peace River and NuCoal faction Armies. Mini Stretch Goals after that will add extra parts to the sprues like running legs, extra arms, and extra weapons. Larger Main Stretch Goals will make more plastic injections molds possible and Unlock the core Utopia Army models and additional models for all three factions.  

We believe that being an early supporter should be encouraged so we are setting our reward levels so that the early Heavy Gear Commander Level Backers will get their rewards shipped out in the first wave. Sign up early to lock in your shipping order and watch as stretch goals bolster your forces! We also have some Faction Army Set Pledge Levels for Backers just wanting miniatures from one of the factions. All models from the Heavy Gear Commander Set and unlocked models will also be available at a special price for this Kickstarter to all backers as add-ons rewards for an extra pledge. 

HGB Kickstarter Heavy Gear Commander Reward Level. HGB Kickstarter Heavy Gear Commander Reward Level.

 

HGB Kickstarter Peace River and NuCoal Army Commander Reward Levels. HGB Kickstarter Peace River and NuCoal Army Commander Reward Levels.

 

HGB Kickstarter Cadet and Gear Pilot Reward Levels. HGB Kickstarter Cadet and Gear Pilot Reward Levels.

 

Plus we have a Retailer Pledge Level, to encourage Retailers to help in funding the project and reward them with the Kickstarter Sets. The final mass market retailer army boxes will be announced later, once we know how many molds and models are unlocked as part of the Kickstarter.

Please Note all prices in this Kickstarter are in Canadian Dollars ($CAD) as we are based in Canada, at launch $1 CAD was worth about $0.77 USD with a 1.30 exchange rate. So the Heavy Gear Commander Reward Level of $130 CAD is about $100 USD.

Here is a link to our Pledge Calculator excel file with all the Reward Levels and all the Add-Ons available that you can download and use to easily calculate your pledge to enter in the Kickstarter. We'll be updating it during the Kickstarter as Stretch Goals are unlocked.

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Dream Pod 9 just launched our second Kickstarter for Heavy Gear Blitz to make plastic miniatures for the core Peace River, NuCoal & Utopia faction models for our Heavy Gear Blitz! - Tabletop Wargame. Our initial goal is to raise $50,000 needed to make two plastic injection molds for the 8 core models of the Peace River and NuCoal faction Armies. Mini Stretch Goals after that will add extra parts to the sprues like running legs, extra arms, and extra weapons. Larger Main Stretch Goals will make more plastic injections molds possible and Unlock the core Utopia Army models and additional models for all three factions.

We believe that being an early supporter should be encouraged so we are setting our reward levels so that the early Heavy Gear Commander Level Backers, which is a great package for two players starting out in the game, will get their rewards shipped out in the first wave. Sign up early to lock in your shipping order and watch as stretch goals bolster your forces! We also have some Faction Army Set Pledge Levels for Backers just wanting miniatures from one of the factions. All models from the Heavy Gear Commander Set and unlocked models will also be available at a special price for this Kickstarter to all backers as add-ons rewards for an extra pledge.

Here is a link to go check it out and show your support.

 

 

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Looks like they are starting small again.  If KS1 was any indication there will be plenty of stretch goals.  I received everything from KS1 with no errors.

 

I did laugh a little at the dudes bringing a knife to a mech fight.  I'll probably leave that part out.

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The stated scales for CAV and Heavy Gear Blitz are close, however they are a bit different technology wise so the vehicles are different sizes.  An average sized gear is a bit smaller than an average CAV (other than the behemoth ones), however tanks in Heavy Gear seem to be larger.  Gears have hands that hold weapons, and sometimes treads/wheels/etc on their feet to assist movement.

 

Here's the official answer from the kickstarter faq:

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Heavy Gear Blitz miniatures are 1/144 scale (12mm), our pewter infantry figures are around 12mm tall. Gears, Striders, Tanks, and other vehicles are all to scale, with Gears ranging from 28mm to 48mm tall.

 

 

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