You may add additional ranks to your existing pledge ( EN pledge level or higher. ) for $20.00 each per rank added ( unless specifically stated in the rank's funding pitch ).
You may add solos to your existing pledge for $7.00 each per solo added( unless specifically stated in the solo's funding pitch ) .
You will not be able to " Pledge Up " after the close of the Kick Starter campaign.
The back catalogue figures will NOT be available in the next Kick Starter campaign.
Your pledge value will not be applied to the shipping cost of your package. Shipping will be paid separately via paypal, amazon payments, or check or money order upon such time as your package is ready to be shipped. You will be notified of prepared shipment via a Kickstarter update or personal message.
STRETCH GOAL # 8 $35,000.00
This set will include 2 sets of 2 unique wolf options and 4 universally interchangeable goblin riders. The riders are planned to be totally separate from the wolf bodies and cast as single piece items in metal. This is subject to change as I get in to the actual process of sculpting the items. I am fairly confident though that I can make this plan work well. This set will be available as a paid for add-on for $25.00 per set when we hit the $36,000.00 mark
STRETCH GOAL # 9 $40,000.00
MANSLAYER AND BLACKFANGS!!! GOBLIN WOLFRIDER HERO
The mounted goblin underchieftan Blackfangs riders furiously into battle astride the old alpha dire wolf Manslayer. This set will include 1 multipart figure, the figure of manslayer and the separate rider figure of BlackFangs. Supplied on a 40mm round base.
Hello again Kickstarter!
For those of you who do not know me I am Tre Manor, the owner and sculptor of Red Box Games Miniatures. I have been in the business of making miniatures since late 2006. I founded my own company Red Box Games in late 2008 and I have been making my own products ever since. I recently ran a KS campaign in the hope to begin a new line of products cast in a spin cast resin material. That effort unfortunately did not work out positively and now I find myself trying to pick up the pieces and try again to move my business forward in a more positive direction.
I am setting upon the production of new product and HOPEFULLY the development of the world and rules set AND the set up of in house metal casting! To help make this happen I have set out to expand as many of the existing RBG ranges as possible. I have many concepts to work with and a thirst to succeed and expand to fuel the roaring engine of productivity and creativity that I know I can be.. As of now I have a set of 8 goblin footmen that are nearly finished and will be sent to the moldmaker in the next week. Beyond these I also have 3 goblin wolf riders underway that will be sent off for molding along with the goblin footies. To oppose the tricksome savages I have 6 modular Dwarven footmen under way as well which should be ready for the moldmaker very soon as well. Beyond those I have plans for Modular Orcs, Modular Elf footmen, Modular Norsemen, and a slew of new Heroes and Villains. However before I really set to work on these other items I want to first be certain that these other items are securely funded.
This T- Shirt is available as a paid for add-on to your existing pledge. To add the T-shirt all you need to do is add $25.00 to cover the cost of the shirt. Shirts are available in Men's and Women's styles.
This figure is planned as a single piece metal casting and will be supplied with 1 25 mm round base. Upon funding this figure will be available to add to your existing pledge for $ 10.00 ( post KS retail price will be $12.00 ).
In addition to the Solo figures funded through the kickstarter campaign, most character figures from the Red Box Games back catalogue are available as reward selections as well.. These figures are available to add to your existing pledge rewards for $7.00 each ( $8.99 regular retail price ). At the end of the campaign you will be asked to list ( by title and quantity ) the back catalogue figures you would like added to your rewards. Only the $8.99 price banded figures are included in this offer. Below are picture collages of the various back catalogue figures offered.
AELFAR............. the elves.......
TINIES....................( NOTE these items are available for $4.00 each )
Orc Modular footmen A
4 multipart metal cast figures ( 4 heads, 4 right hands with weapons, 4 left hands with weapons, 4 torsos, 4 sets of legs. ) supplied with 4 25 mm round bases. Pictured here as WIP there is one more option set underway.
This set will include 4 new torso options ( 2 armoured, 2 unarmoured ). ) each fitted for universally interchangeable heads and weapons. The weapons will be heavy weapons and will plug into a socket at the top of the leading hand. There will be 4 weapon options ( 2 swords, 1 axe and 1 mace ). These will use the same heads as the orc footmen and will also use the same legs options as the footmen. The set will of course include all options necessary to make 4 complete figures ( 4 torsos, 4 sets of legs, 1 sprue of heads, 1 sprue of weapons. ).
Njornan footmen A
4 multipart metal cast figures ( 4 bodies, 4 heads, 4 right hands with weapons. ) supplied with 4 25 mm round bases. Pictured here as WIP there are two more unique body options underway.
Goblin footmen A
8 single piece metal cast figures provided with 8 20 mm round bases.
Dvergr Footmen A
6 multi-part metal cast figures ( 6 unique bodies. 6 head options, and 6 right hand weapon options- 2 swords, 2 hammers, 2 axes. ) supplied with 6 20 mm round bases.
In addition to the ranks figures offered through the funding of the kickstarter campaign, selections from the back catalogue of Red Box Games figures are also available as selections for pledge reward options. These figures are available from the beginning of the campaign. At the end of the campaign you will be asked to list ( by title and quantity ) the back catalogue ranks you would like added to your rewards. All ranks items are cast in metal unless otherwise specified below the rank selection picture. Each picture below depicts the contents of ONE rank selection.
Runty Goblins....... 9 single part metal cast figures ( 6 spearmen, 3 archers ) supplied with 9 20 mm round bases.
Runty Goblin Archers...... 9 single part metal cast figures ( 3 sets of the 3 archers ) supplied with 9 20 mm round bases.
GOBLIN BONEBACKS A........ 8 multi-part metal cast figures ( 8 unique figures and 8 weapon options. ) supplied with 8 25 mm round bases.
DIRE WOLVES.......... 2 sets of 3 multi-part resin cast figures ( 3 unique bodies with 3 heads options x 2 ) supplied with 6 40 mm round bases.
TROLL BROTHERS...... One resin cast single part figure and one resin cast multi-part figure ( troll figure and tree bole club. ) supplied with 2 40 mm round bases.
AENGLISH WATCHMEN A.......... 4 metal cast multi-part figures ( 4 bodies, 4 heads options, 4 weapons options, 4 shields options. ) supplied with 4 25 mm round bases.
DVERGR BRYNJAR A.........6 single part metal cast figures supplied with 6 20 mm round bases.
DVERGR BRYNJAR B..........6 single part metal cast figures supplied with 6 20 mm round bases.
YMIR'S BAND..........6 single part metal cast figures and 3 multi-part metal cast figures ( 1 body x3, 3 head options, 3 weapon options. ) supplied with 9 20 mm round bases.
INFERNAL HORRORS......... 3 metal cast single part figures supplied with 3 25 mm round bases and 1 resin cast single part figure supplied with 40 mm round base.
LESSER UNDEAD A............9 METAL cast single part figures supplied with 9 20 mm round bases.
WRAITH KNIGHTS A ............. 6 metal cast multipart figures ( 6 bodies and 6 weapon options. ) supplied with 6 25 mm round bases.
NETHER BEAST............ 1 multi-part ( body and left arm ) resin cast figure x 2 supplied with 2 40 mm round bases.
HOW THIS WORKS
Your pledge corresponds to a specific reward level. Each reward level includes ranks ONLY. Any Hero selections must be added to your existing pledge by managing the amount pledged to include the added cost of the hero model. Unless otherwise specified each hero model costs $7.00.
Each goal product is described in it's funding pitch as either a hero, or a Rank set.
When a funding goal is reached the goal product then becomes available for selection as a reward for your contribution.
If you wish, you can add to your pledge to buy additional Ranks not covered by your selected reward level. Unless otherwise specified each rank set costs $20.00 individually.
RANKS ARE NOT INTERCHANGEABLE FOR HEROES AND VICE VERSA.
So as an example if Johnny has pledged $125.00 he can select up to 6 ranks. If he would like to add a hero to his pledge reward then he will need to increase his pledge amount by $7.00 per hero. This dollar amount does not change his reward selection level. So if Johnny adds 4 heroes to his pledge amount his reward level selection DOES NOT change from sexa to atta. Heros are entirely separate from Ranks selections.
If Johnny has pledged $125.00 and wants to add to his pledge to gain another rank selection his reward selection CAN BE changed to the next level up but he must remember to do so to avoid confusion. By doing so he does not need to spend the full $25 to gain a new rank. He only needs to add $15 to add the next rank.
ALL FIGURES ARE METAL unless specifically stated otherwise in their discription picture.
Shipping costs are not included in the pledge amounts. Backers will need to pay the shipping costs at the time shipment is ready to be made. To help move things further along I will set up a wave release schedule which will allow backers ( if they so choose ) to pay for the shipment of their pledge rewards in phases as each new item clears production or is stocked. If the backer does not wish to pay multiple shipping charges then their entire order can be shipped all in one shipment when all product is in hand. I will not be setting items aside to fill orders however. All items will be shipped first come first served.
This way you will not be sat waiting for months for ALL of your pledge rewards to be produced and in hand. You will receive notification through a Kickstarter update that a particular wave of items is stocked to then be directed offsite to the Red Box Games store to pay the shipping for that wave of items. Your order will be processed and shipped first come first served and your KS rewards list will be noted accordingly.
You must pay shipping before your reward can be processed.
As far as the costs of shipping are concerned I will always try to keep the costs as low as possible. I do not seek to profit from shipping and handling. I want to get your product to you as quickly, and efficiently and cheaply as possible. I cannot accurately estimate shipping costs as we are dealing with worldwide shipping and with highly variable weights BUT I do have a general idea of how much each package will cost based on the number of figures contained there in. Please remember also that this I am basing this estimate on HUMAN sized METAL figures. Smaller figures will obviously weigh less per figure and will lower the postage cost while larger metal figures will weigh more and affect the costs accordingly. Resin figures will also weigh much less and in turn cost less to ship as well.
The following is an APPROXIMATE break down of the possible shipping costs. This is in no way a guarantee of actual costs.
# of figures..... US...... International
Please note that this is NOT a guarantee of postage costs. Some packages will cost less that listed above and some will cost more. This is just an estimate of possibilites.
Some of the figures offered as rewards for this campaign are already in production or are already in stock. Any production needed to fulfill the rewards for this campaign will be handled by my current production partners all of whom have decades of professional experience and proven track records for delivery. I work with three separate services to further distribute the work load so as to insure timely delivery and reliable product quality. Each of these services have decades of experience in the industry and whose work credits include some of the biggest industry names ( which unfortunately I am afraid to actually credit for legal reasons ).
Beyond the development of the new product there will be VERY LITTLE wait for the delivery of your rewards beyond the normal amount of time needed to produce, ship, sort, package, label, and ship the items on a first come first served basis. The process of fulfillment will begin immediately upon clearance of the kickstarter reward survey, which I will have in development as the KS progresses to avoid a delay between the clearance of payment and the issue of the survey.
Typically when I put in an order for metal castings with any of my production partners I have a 1 to 2 week waiting period for delivery, sometimes 3 depending on the partner's schedule and the amount ordered. To make this run smoother I have already begun adding to my standard product stockpile and will be ordering more throughout the development of the campaign based on the demand generated. Resin castings can take a bit longer than that but my resin production partner has developed a new system which speeds up the process a bit, and being that there are very few resin parts on offer this will only be a very slight hold up in the delivery time.
All molds for back catalogue product are made, tested and working properly. The partners which I am working with are ready, willing, and able. This fulfillment WILL SUCCEED as promised.
The production of the new product funded through this campaign will be handled by these three different services and all KS rewards stock will be produced by these companies to insure timely and reliable delivery. I will only take over production in house once I am set up and reliably experienced with the rigors of production and can assure 100% acceptable levels of quality as per my usual standards.
It is my plan to use the money earned in this kickstarter campaign to first pay for the production costs of all new product funded throughout this kickstarter effort and to deliver on the rewards selected by backers, and second to buy the equipment and materials to cast my figures in metal in house. Any further funds will be used in the effort of having older molds replaced with new molds ( made by the BEST mold makers in the industry! ) and also in the development of the RBG fantasy campaign setting and rules book that I have been wanting to develop for years. The major hurtles I have had to surmount over the years of operating Red Box Games has been the expense and logistics of contract casting. I have had the privilege of working with some of the most talented mold makers and casters in the business and my metal product has always had the reputation for very high quality as a result of the working relationships that I have built over the years. Now I feel that it is time to move my business forward in a positive direction by building my own in house casting operations. This will allow me to better manage my costs of manufacturing and will also allow me to more closely maintain the logistics of the operation insuring faster delivery times and constant, reliably maintained stock levels in every part offered in the store. Despite the premise of my first kickstarter effort I have learned that the best way to manage the costs of this kind of business is to use metal and to handle as much of the production myself as is humanly possible.
AS always I thank everyone for their continued support and interest in the growth of the Red Box Games fantasy miniatures line. It is a dream come true to do what I do and the ultimate joy to see my work enjoyed by so many people. Thank you all. You are all dearly appreciated.
Tre Manor - Red Box Games
Risks and challenges
........Right now I am set up for production with three different US production firms here in the US. I will continue to work with these firms to help fulfill all rewards sold through this Kick Starter campaign until such time as I am able to take over the casting full time myself.
The only risk I can foresee would be a delay in delivery of the full amount of product due to work load if the amount of product ordered is incredibly high. This is not a very likely occurrence and can be avoided by having additional molds made if necessary, or in hiring on an employee or two or three to help sort, package, label, and ship.
I am still in the fulfillment phase of my previous HelsVakt retool kickstarter which is now several months behind schedule. The Helsvakt were handled by Trollsforge which will not be involved in the production or fulfillment of any product produced in this kickstarter. They are currently working very hard to fulfill the production of the HelsVakt and we here at RBG are shipping the rewards as the product arrives in hand.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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