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Low profile finished &  unfinished modular river terrain in 1/2", 1", 2", 4" water width.1/8" max thickness. Hand made in Idaho, U.S.A.
Low profile finished & unfinished modular river terrain in 1/2", 1", 2", 4" water width.1/8" max thickness. Hand made in Idaho, U.S.A.
66 backers pledged $10,326 to help bring this project to life.

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Who Am I?

My name is William. I live and work in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho with my wife Sarah. We are a team in all we do. She has learned from me and helps in the creation of our modular river terrain.

I've always loved wargames of all kinds since 13 years of age. I've been developing the river terrain for table top miniature games of all scales since 1999. I worked with a chemist on the material that is stronger than any other on the market while being light and thin. I have mainly sold the rivers in the northwest area of the United States to fund development for the last 16 years. With the feed back from friends, family and customers I have finally decided to take that research to the next step.

 

Wizard Kraft Official Logo
Wizard Kraft Official Logo

 This project is created to take the production from my garage and propel it forward into a professional manufacturing business creating quality table top terrain that is low profile, flexible and guaranteed to not shrink, crack or melt if stored in the sun. It actually likes the heat and becomes for flexible. I offer finished and unfinished terrain.

28mm medieval cavalry, 2" temperate blue river
28mm medieval cavalry, 2" temperate blue river

 The range will include temperate green and arid tan flock, blue or muddy water and dry river bed as a choice of finish. I even have developed how to do lava with stone edging. I will start offering unfinished terrain for those who wish to indulge their artistic talents.

Currently I make rivers in 1/2", 1", 2", 4" and 8" water width. 8" width is special order so will requires 2-3 more days before shipping.All terrain is hand painted so each piece is unique.

15 mm sherman, 2" small river 90º split
15 mm sherman, 2" small river 90º split

 IMPORTANT FACT : All terrain is guaranteed to not shrink, crack, melt, split under normal use. If you have any issues with a product I send you, let me know the issue and I will replace it or refund you as best as I can. I would need to see the product. So you would pay for the frieght to get it back to me and I will pay for the freight to send the replacement. If the issue is because of a fault of the item, I will re-imburse you the frieght you paid to get the item to me.

The Plan

My goal is to make terrain pieces that will include rivers, swamps, beaches, dirt roads, cobblestone roads, paved roads, sidewalks, forest sections with magnetic trees, fields, indestructible hills with or without cliffs, and tabletop mats. Also science fiction, modern and dungeon tiles for skirmish or roleplay settings.

28mm skirmish board showing items to be offered
28mm skirmish board showing items to be offered

 Another display of items to be offered...

More items to be developed
More items to be developed

The rivers listed in the backer rewards will be available by November, 2016. Most of the other items on the list are projected to be in production between December 2016 and March, 2017. After funding these dates will be listed.


Early Bird Specials

  • First 30 (18 remaining) backers of $25.00 or more will also receive a swamp (6" to 8" diameter
  • First 20 (5 remaining) backers of $75.00 or more will receive a 12" long ford straight plus the above early bird item.
  • First 10 (All Taken) backers of $150.00 or more will receive a left and right merge for the size of river they choose for their backer reward and the above early bird items.
  • First 5 (All Taken) backers of $250.00 or more will receive a swamp river set (river ending in swamp and river passing through swamp) and the above early bird items.

** PUSH GOALS  **

$15,000: Arid flock available, Basic Box will include an extra 12" Straight river with rocks and an 8" & 4" river pair with dry river bed that will merge with the river for the size you select.

$20,000: Rocks in river and dry river bed will be available. Canal pledge ($150) or higher will receive 6 feet of 2" dirt road with a river/road ford crossing for the selected river size.

$25,000: As above items with swamps for the size of rivers chosen: 2 pieces for Canal ($150) and 4 pieces for Roaring River ($250). One piece is the river ends in a swamp and the other is the river passes through the swamp.

Basic Box reward

1/2" River size selected: 2 x 12" Straight, 1 x 8" and 1 x 4" straight, 1 x 12" bend, 1 x 8" bend and 4 x 4" bends. These are 60º bends to conform to 4" hexes. Of course these can be used on an open table as usual.

1/2" river to fit 4" hex side to side.
1/2" river to fit 4" hex side to side.

 1" River size selected: 2 x 12" straight sections; 1 x 8" & 1 x 4" straight section; 1 medium 45º bend set (2 x 6" long pcs); 1 x small 45º bend set (3 x 4" long pcs).

2" or 4" River size selected: 1 x 12" straight sections; 1 x 8" & 1 x 4" straight section; 1 medium 45º bend set (2 x 6" long pcs); 1 x small 45º bend set (3 x 4" long pcs).

Small Lake

4"-5" lake.

Small lake, 4" - 5" across.
Small lake, 4" - 5" across.


Certificate

A certificate will be a code with a one time used on the Wizard Kraft web site to claim product from the rewards. The certificate will be effective until June 30, 2017.

Project Funds Purpose

Below is listed what the project amount will be applied to.

  • Equipment
  • Material
  • Molds
  • Kickstarter expenses

If the goal is met early, additional items will be offered and displayed so the same items will be needed to complete those. These will be displayed when the project is funded.

Risks and challenges

My most important challenge is creating the molds and equipment necessary to develop all the different types of terrain without having to increase costs so that only the upper tier of incomes can afford it.

I have been developing these principles for 16 years and love the business and the people. So I have worked through most of the bad ideas and have found the smart ones. I'm confident that I can utilize the talent God granted me to achieve this.

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    The Dew Drop

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    The Babbling Brook

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    Rocky Stream

    Receive a thank you through email, a $20 certificate redeemable at web site and a finished sample small lake.

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    Deep Stream

    Receive a thank you through email, Basic Starter box (4 ft - 6 ft of finished river). Option for the size of river, 1/2", 1", 2", 4".

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    Canal

    Receive a thank you through email, Basic Starter box (4 ft - 6 ft of finished river). Option for the size of river, 1/2", 1", 2", 4", $80 certificate redeemable at web site after funding.

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    Roaring River

    Receive a thank you through email, Basic Starter box (4 ft - 6 ft of finished river). Option for the size of river, 1/2", 1", 2", 4", $190 certificate redeemable at web site after funding.

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    Bay of Ships

    Retailer backer. Sampe of 1/2", 1", 2" & 4" river. Includes a 12" straight and small 45º bend (3 pc) of each. $400 Wholesale certificate redeemable at web site after funding. After backer reward is received, the next order from the retailer is FREE shipping. Also sample of any Push Goal items that are released.

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    • Sample 12" straight, small bend set (3) of 1/2", 1", 2" & 4"
    • $400 wholesale certificate
    • Free shipping certificate (1st order after reward is received)
    • Sample of each Push Goal item released
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Funding period

- (30 days)