Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
brushmistress

Secret Weapon Miniatures Pre Painted Bases Kickstarter Relaunch

Recommended Posts

A message from Secret Weapon:

 

Big news time everyone!

As many of our pledgers know, we need to adjust the Kickstarter - On the positive, we have a good amount of backers and we know that MANY of you are waiting to up your pledges. We have had a really positive response to the product itself, and lots of interest on the customer and retail side. We deeply appreciate this and your support.

BUT - we have a good amount of backers who are opting to wait on their $1 pledge. This is entirely our fault. We caused this when we locked our core offering behind stretch goals. There is no single item that is core. ALL the options are core. We made it so that many of you had to wait around to buy what you already knew they wanted.

That's a big boo boo, but it was made with the best of intentions. The system was set up so that there was no mandatory amount, and you added what you wanted and nothing more. We thought that this was better for the customer, but it quickly became obvious the vast majority of backers want jump-in points at set amounts like a usual KS... and weren't entirely sure about a pledge manager that was open during the campaign.

So, what are we going to do to fix this for you?
We are going to close the campaign, and relaunch it next week. That sucks and it's embarrassing. But ultimately everything else that happens is great for EVERYONE, because this is what happens next:

1.) ALL themes will be shown and unlocked right off the bat. If you want Urban Streets or Infinity, you just go get it, no hoops or delays to choosing what you want. You also know exactly what is on offer.

2.) There will be pledge levels: $50(+), $100(+) and $200(+). The 100 dollar + level will include a set of 3 weathering pigments (really really good ones too - Burning Sands, Dark Earth, and Rust Orange), and the 200 dollar + level will be the pigment set, and a set of 3 genuinely awesome paints. Secret Weapon's Rubber Highlight, Rubber and Tire Black, our most popular colors! At the end of the campaign you will use the Pledge Manager, as usual, to make whatever specific choices you want based on your KS pledge. The Pledge Manger will be available during the campaign for those that would like help figuring out a total pledge level, but that is optional, and you can wait until the end of the campaign to sign up.

3.) Each of the $50(+), $100(+) and $200(+) pledge levels will have 3 shipping zone options

Americas, Europe (NOT UK)
AU, NZ, Asia, Pacific
United Kingdom (NOT Europe)
4.) Any extra themes that are developed during the course of the KS will be added immediately, no stretch, we just give you the option as soon as it is available.

There will be 17 themes live at the time of launch, which doesn't count the licensed product from Corvus Belli and CMON Zombiecide.

PICTURE TIME

reaper.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Obvious question due to paints being included in things: when is expected fulfillment?  I have to ask, because paint and Canadian winters really do not mix well. 

 

Additional question: for the $200 tier, is that a full pigment + fixer set, or just the pigments? ^_^

 

Canadian friendly shipping? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12 minutes ago, WhiteWulfe said:

Obvious question due to paints being included in things: when is expected fulfillment?  I have to ask, because paint and Canadian winters really do not mix well. 

 

Additional question: for the $200 tier, is that a full pigment + fixer set, or just the pigments? ^_^

 

Canadian friendly shipping? 

At the $200 pledge, you will receive the Tire Black Trio and the Burning Sands, Dark Earth, and Rust Orange pigments. No fixative. :) Fulfillment is expected January of 2021. Canadian orders will be shipping from the US, so you'll have to pay any duties or taxes that would normally apply.

Hope that helps!

Jess

 

 

 

 

 

Edited by brushmistress

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I also wanted to address a question I had read before on the last thread regarding how much texture the bases already had. I took some time this weekend to play around and do some spot repainting, and full repainting. Hope this helps as well!

KnightBaseRepaint.jpg

BeforeAndAfterRepaintsTownSquare.jpg

BaseRepaints.jpg

Edited by brushmistress
  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 minutes ago, Disciple of Sakura said:

Will there be lower priced points of entry as well as the $50 minimum point spelled out there?

Hi Disciple of Sakura. $50 will be our lowest price point for this Kickstarter relaunch. 

  • Thanks 1
  • Sad 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Glad to see it's live again.  How's support for 70mm round bases looking, due to the Silhouette 8 miniature Infinity has?  (Maghariba Guard) 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I like all of them...If forced to pick one though, for what I would use them for, it would be the top right.

 

having said that, it looks like I probably won't be able to support this one, AUD crashing against the USD makes it harder to find the funds

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice!

 

Maybe upper right. That's generic enough for western, but also modern day model homes (eg. a museum). Lower left might be better for western and Lovecraft? Upper left is too dark for me.

 

@ratsmitglied : Bases should hit retail (and the SWM online store), so hopefully that will work for you when the bases come out!

 

BTW, SWM is located in Sacramento, CA, which is under lockdown. Expect orders for current stock to be delayed. Staff on (temporary) layoff. https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=secret weapon miniatures&epa=SEARCH_BOX

Edited by ced1106

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, brushmistress said:

WhiteWulfe - We do not currently have plans to release a 70mm base.

That's a pity to hear, given one of the factions included in the Red Veil set uses said Silhouette 8 murderscorpion...  It would be nice to have a matching set. 

 

How many unique designs for each?  More specifically, the 25mm bases, since some Infinity forces can have a decent amount of minis on the table even for a 300/6 game. 

 

Will there be an option to add other Secret Weapon items in there, such as filling out the bonus pigments to the full range Secret Weapon offers?  Gotta ask because I suspect shipping even just a few sets of bases will wind up being rather expensive for international orders. (and for some reason, the full pigment set never came back on the Secret Weapon site, only a few combinations did) 

Edited by WhiteWulfe

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
18 hours ago, WhiteWulfe said:

 

 

How many unique designs for each?  More specifically, the 25mm bases, since some Infinity forces can have a decent amount of minis on the table even for a 300/6 game. 

 

Will there be an option to add other Secret Weapon items in there, such as filling out the bonus pigments to the full range Secret Weapon offers?  Gotta ask because I suspect shipping even just a few sets of bases will wind up being rather expensive for international orders. (and for some reason, the full pigment set never came back on the Secret Weapon site, only a few combinations did) 

Each design in a set will be unique, so a pack 10 25mm bases won't have duplicates. I don't know exactly how many designs for 25mm bases there are.

We have thought about add ons of other Secret Weapon products. What does everyone think? Pigments, paint sets? Your input is invaluable!



 

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Pigments would be interesting to me, but given the planned January fulfilment I know I'd be avoiding paints.

 

How long will the pledge manager be open for after the Kickstarter?  Will one be able to add in additional funds by chance? ^_^

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Paints in January, yeah, not a great idea in Maine, either.

 

Maybe a delayed delivery option for people with paints?

 

I like all the wood floors. Maybe favoring both on the right.

 

If I were to go in for anything, it's the wood patterns, they are a lot harder to paint than stones of any sort, at least if you want a decent grain.

 

 

Edited by PaganMegan
  • Like 1

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 Treadhead Rad
      The Raygun Raptors Kickstarter has just launched. A 3D printable army of laser-gun wielding, space faring dinosaurs can be yours to command. Head over to Kickstarter to check them out: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/treadheadrad/raygun-raptors-army-of-3d-printable-sci-fi-miniatures

      Or why not take a look at the introductory short film:
      https://youtu.be/pi2L1gpE4qk
      Thanks for watching and I hope you like them.


    • By SamuraiJack
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cmon/massive-darkness-2-hellscape
       
      Story
      Massive Darkness 2: Hellscape takes the exciting dungeon-crawling action of the original Massive Darkness and brings it to a whole new level!
      Take on the role of Lightbringers, a group of Heroes fighting the forces of Darkness in this thrilling cooperative game for 1-6 players.
      Inspired by classic RPG games, this board game needs no game master to take you to the depths of Hell and beyond, fighting a variety of mobs and epic enemies to save the world!
    • By Iron
      Hello friends! 
      We want to present you our next boardgame project. Coming soon on Kickstarter. 
      New York Crisis. Designed by R12 games, beautiful art by Henning Ludvingsen and Mat Wilma 
       
      Game description: New York crisis is a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players in which players handle members of a family enjoying their holidays in New York City, but are accidentally involved in a serious crime committed in front of them. 
      In each game you will find different plots in which the characters must explore the boroughs of Manhattan, gather clues to find out what happened while avoiding the mafia and the police, in an attempt to prove their innocence before it is too late. Each story will propose different challenges and mechanics to put your skills and wit to the test. 
       

      More news soon
    • By SamuraiJack
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/heresylab2/talon-mecha-hk1-heavy-armor-units-by-heresylab?ref=discovery
       
      Story
      Only the first 48hrs all EB that are entitled will get this model added for free. This is a KS exclusive model, and will not be for sale on our store. 
      Talon Mecha HK1 Heavy Armor Units 
      The Talon Mecha Paladins units were designed after the huge success of the Anita Severin models. Models went very fast and got an amazing feedback. This is why we hired Anita Severin again, with David Arenas and other sculptors of our team for them to come up with their versions. 
      Some of the concepts were commissioned to Falkirt who have done an amazing job for some of them.
        Since 2018 we have completed and delivered over 25 Kickstarters (2 in the works), even when facing some quite harsh situations and the COVID pandemic. We have made over 200 models and shipped close to 100000 models and countless packages.
      We are a small company (only me and my wife) working with several professionals to make these models. Sometimes our response rate is not very fast, so please be patient and be assured you will get an answer to your requests.  
      The Kronos Paladins sons of Uranus, the Titans God. Were the first Talon unit.
      The Hermes Paladins sons of Zeus, known also as the  Royal Guards. An elite and unique unit.
       
    • By SamuraiJack
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hexy/starscrappers-battledrill-3d-printable-skirmish-stl?ref=discovery
       
      Story
      Battledrill is a fast-paced skirmish miniature game set in the Star Scrappers Universe, where you take control of a crew of adventurers called Scrappers. These brave humans, unyielding robots and mysterious aliens are exploring the uncharted space of the Distant Edge in search of the ultimate prize - Hexis crystals - a power source that will change the image of space travel forever. In hostile places on primeval planets, where a lasergun in your holster is the only law, will you be the one who prevails and claims all the glory? 
         
  • Who's Online   35 Members, 1 Anonymous, 34 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...