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This one is on my radar. I will look into getting the villager minis. I don’t need more guard minis... but I don’t not need more guard minis either... and all of the previews look fantastic. 

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More info on Dakka : https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/60/790041.page

 

Add yourself to the KS Notify Me to unlock the sewer monster : https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/archonstudio/dungeons-and-lasers-third-edition

 

KS preview page : https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/archonstudio/dungeons-and-lasers-third-edition?ref=ek0tqz&token=960b999d&fbclid=IwAR3JX2M02vGdvGYuYZZpgtGH60rlxx6Eip3chliZJeGp428igOrlfX6adm4

 

Six new fantasy-themed rooms, plus previous fantasy-themed D&L products. Pledges are for 5- and 11-room pledges. Mebbe $20 for a room add-on and $40 for the fantasy core set. Stuff is good, but the walls are thin, which made the mining room look like a Disney dark ride. Otherwise, thin walls are fine for wooden village walls, and the plastic is a sorta resin plastic? I backed D&L2 and it's the best budget modular plastic terrain I've found that's still good quality for gaming, plus D&L throws in a TON of SG's. And, last KS, you could buy a second set of SG's for $20, a really good price for what you got. Previews showed more buildings. Battle Systems (?) is a good alternative, if you like papercraft, don't want to paint everything, and didn't want the miniatures and SG's.

 

They're gonna add plenty of townsfolk, but the starter has 63 city guardsmen out of 67 mini's. That's a lot, but if the bases are separate, then you can use 'em (the ones that aren't asleep on duty!) for generic infantry armies.

 

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These guards have a ton more character than other ‘guards’ I have. I definitely have plenty of townsfolk figures otherwise. 
 

I backed their last Kickstarter and assuming the quality is the same then I’m probably in for a few rooms for certain. 
 

Their project updates are usually thorough. 

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I’m intrigued. I like the instant conquistador army. And the Xenodragon? Awesome. 
 

Basically will depend on prices for the various stuff as to if I back or not. I really like the Ettinstone magnetic tiles I got, so I wasn’t really looking for more terrain. But if the deal is good enough...

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On 3/29/2021 at 4:49 PM, Marc said:

Do we have a launch date for this?

 

Second half of April, after they ship out D&L2. 

 

fwiw, Black List Games has five city guards of the same sculpt, but they don't look as good as Archon's. 

 

Archon also said you can swap out the townsfolk for a room. Time to spend ahead your refund! :upside:

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I saw reported on another forum that in a stream of some sort, the creator of this project stated the “x3” guard sculpts will be reduced to two of each, rather than three of each sculpt. I didn’t see the stream myself, so take with a grain of salt. 

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21 minutes ago, ksbsnowowl said:

I saw reported on another forum that in a stream of some sort, the creator of this project stated the “x3” guard sculpts will be reduced to two of each, rather than three of each sculpt. I didn’t see the stream myself, so take with a grain of salt. 

 

On the preview  page, they changed the 3 of each to 2 or each. But looks like some other minis will be added. I asked them on their facebook page if there will be a minis only pledge. They advised no. But did state that the minis will be available as an add-on. So you could just back for $1 and add the minis... just no stretch goals. 

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There should be an add-on only pledge. so you can get the Townsfolk box. They also have some previous Stretch Goal and animal companions boxes you may be interested in. The guards in Fantasy Series 2 aren't as good, imo, but take a look there if you're looking for plastic generic fantasy miniatures!

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