Happy Holidays to everyone that makes this project possible!!
I know it's behind schedule, and I appreciate everyone's encouragement and support! It's still being worked on full time, and I... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving to all :-)
Just wanted to take a moment to say that we are incredibly thankful for all of ty our support, and to wish you all a happy Thanksgiving :-)
DRAGON TURTLE SURFACES!!!
The Dragon Turtle is live on Backerkit!
Three head variants allowing you to decide if your Dragon Turtle is more turtle, more dragon - or something in between!... Read more
THE KRAKEN IS LIVE ON BACKERKIT! UNLEASH THE KRAKENS!
NO SUPPORTS NEEDED! Easy OpenLOCK connect parts!
Two MODULAR head variants allowing you to mix and match parts to create the kraken you want!
6 Tentacle version- one grabbing the... Read more
Leviathan (aka the Sea Serpent) is live on Backerkit
Chasing pose, Looping /attacking ship parts - and water/wave bases for each piece.
Many improvements from the initial tease, but the wait, I hope - is/was worth it.
There's two... Read more
First round of figureheads- and a BUNCH of other stuff uploaded to backerkit
BIG upload to backerkit just finished.
* Diving Bell
* Wall inserts for upper or lower deck, with hanging rope and lantern to put on... Read more
Figureheads galore! Stuff on yard arms! Mortars!
My camera is being wonky- so screen captures from the model viewer are being shown even for print tested objects. I apologize about them not being print test pics.
Print... Read more
Tall ship options are live!
The tall ship options are live on backerkit, with wide hull variants and some optimizations of the downloads.
Extra goodies include:
a turning capstan
Yardarms that lock into the different... Read more
BIG upload in progress to backerkit!!
I'll apologize in advance for both missing my planned deadline for the last week due to printer issues.
TWO new sterncastle designs
New, supportless yardarms, bowsprit, bowsprit jib, bowsprit lantern... Read more
Very cool project-
You all know I don't do this often, but a fellow creator has a great 5e book kickstarter winding down- and I think you all may find it interesting, could... Read more
Rail Mounted Swivel Weapon directions:
The following is the directions for the rail mounted weapons, and works for any of them:
Also now included in the updated backerkit file.
Rowboats! Small mast options! Other stuff!
Backerkit updated with:
* Rowboat set (including birth tile for on deck)
(It is super cute in person)
* small mast bases
* Prow and stern decking with cutouts
*... Read more
Wide ship hulls, solid rails and rail weapons!
Tonight I will be uploading the following components!
Stay tuned for the backerkit notification email :-)
* Rail weapons that pan and tilt (heavy crossbow, swivel gun, and harpoon gun)... Read more
Figureheads, Support Free Crows Platform - and mast cranes!
We have our first two figureheads live and quick assembly!
First- finally ready for backers- Larry "The Gryphon King" Dixon's Red Gryphon Figurehead, complete with LED support!
Next-... Read more
(Minor-ish?) Issue spotted with window and cannon ports-
Just a heads up, a somewhat minor (but not entirely so) issue was just brought to my attention that had slipped by both game testing and spot checking.
There is... Read more
Update ahoy! Gridless Decks! Below deck walls! And More!
We bring you:
Gridless decking for the upper and lower decks
By popular request- a lighter textured version of the side hull panels
A ‘deeper’ textured lower... Read more
Revised Masts are up!
Just a heads up Crew- more secure and snug masts are uploaded to the Backerkit, and should be working beautifully for you all!
Parts 2,3, and 4 of the masts... Read more
Ships Wheels! Cannons! Cargo! And more.
First off- I heard that decking disappeared on Backerkit for a bit, it's been resolved and those of you impacted should have it available again.
Now to the... Read more
Mini ship construction guide:
This should help get you all started. The basics of a single mast, ship lower / upper deck assembly.
Small update- Sterncastle V2
So, just a little update as I had a bit of a issue with my printer- was hoping to show off the full new sterncastle design for the core ship.... Read more
Test prints and riser walls.
The lower hull revisions are wrapping up slower then anticipated. Two of the four affected panels are test printing now, and the other two will follow.
The revised lower deck... Read more
Progress and some parts updates coming by tomorrow-
First off, let me say you've all been awesome so far- everyone as a whole has been super happy with the models and quality of texturing etc. that have been... Read more
Deck hatches are working :-)
Deck hatches (with functional hatches and ladders below) are now working. :-) Mr Pirate seems enthused ;-)
Revised Sterncastle pack is uploaded.
Revised Sterncastle Rear has not been print tested yet, but passes all software tests. No signs of odd, unusual or flawed geometry on close inspection.
Any interested should be able... Read more
Please be aware: Sterncastle rear walls have an error that was missed; investigating now.
Please be aware: Sterncastle rear walls have an error that was missed; investigating now.
Quick note on BackerKit Surveys
I am locking down survey answers once they're filled out- but only so that you can download files as they're available.
If you still have unspent credits/funds, don't freak... Read more
Crows nest, new forecastles option, *functional* cannon port hull parts and more.
Quick update with a couple pictures to show off what's in the parts packs that's new.
Backer Kit is a GO- as is Preorders for those who missed the KS.
Backerkit Surveys are being sent out now to get you into the portal.
You'll be able to purchase add-ons that you didn't purchase prior, and otherwise manage your pledges. As... Read more
Mast testing almost complete.
Allllmost done with mast testing, just a couple more tweaks to go.
Thought you all might like to see the wip shots however.
I hope you enjoy :-)
Let me... Read more
5 Days of progress. (edit- plus rough development plans)
While we wait for funds to finish finalizing with Kickstarter, we’ve been hard at work on the BackerKit, test printing and modeling.
I’ve had a couple questions on... Read more
We did it!
Thanks to all of you, we made it through the Kickstarter adventure.
We simply don't have words enough to be able to express how much all of your ideas, help,... Read more
UNLEASH THE KRAKEN!!!
Aye, and avast my hearties!
We're closing on the end of this, or maiden quest. We have won against terrible foes! Taming the very kraken to follow each of you... Read more
Final Hours Update: Unlocks, a Kraken Spotted, Print-test and more
Airship add-on Pt 2.5 ;-) Of Air and Fire
Wow my crew, you are gaining in strength and size by the hour! Welcome aboard all new backers!!
We have an update from Brightshield games that they'll have something to... Read more
A dragon turtle swims into view...
We came across the legendary Dragon Turtle - a friend to those who treat nicely with it, and a dire foe to those who disrespect him. The beast... Read more
A word from our new Partner - Izzy, of Izzy's Slightly Used Airships
To see what Brightshield Games has done in the past- check their project out at DM's guild at: http://www.dmsguild.com/product/231613/Izzys-Slightly-Used-Airships
Brightshield Games will be creating some airship add-on components for all existing... Read more
Just two days and a few hours left!
Ahoy new crew, and those brave lads and lasses that have stuck with us since the start of this journey!
I'm glad to have you all about, so gather close-... Read more
18k marker reached! Previews, unlocks and post-KS planning-
Ahoy new crew and old! We're in the last couple of days!
In this update to the log, we stumbled upon the Sumbanese island tribe- their houses with high reaching... Read more
The final major basic component set to be converted for ShipWorks is complete- now on to variants, accessories and stretch goals :-)
It should give you some ideas on parts... Read more
17k - Of Sea stacks, Dragonbite and other news-
We're into the $17k boundary now! We also received our license for Dragonbite, per popular request. After initial kickstarter models are done, we'll convert them for Dragonbite for... Read more
Dixon art & figurehead print test-
I received updated concept art from Larry Dixon late Friday night, and knew I had to knock the prow/figurehead piece out. I still will likely make some adjustments to the... Read more
Print testing update
The basic Lower hull has been successfully print tested. There are a few spots that I'll be touching up on the textures, but progress is going well.
Printed at .2mm,... Read more
The Second Map has been explored- Onward to the third!
Ahoy Crew, and passers by- listen to the Captain of the merry voyage. Today we've met with the Gryphon King- (Larry Dixon) and bring the first part of his gifts... Read more
15k - Something wicked this way comes-
“Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn. In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming.” ― H.P. Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu
Lads and lasses- we encountered the demon spawned... Read more
14k Update Unlocks!
Avast, that was a bloody isle that took some time to navigate past.
We have the designs for a armored prow for the ship, as well as a angelic figurehead... Read more
ShipWorks and Nerdarchy Interview
Hey everyone- if you'd like to view a livestream interview with Chris, the creator of Dragon Workshop. We interviewed on Nerdarchy, please check it out at:
The $13k bell tolls!
We set to the small pirate port of Tel' Mẹtala, to hear of what may be heard- coming in we noted a variety of sunken ships sticking up from the... Read more
Progress on OpenLOCK conversion
A quick glimpse on what's currently being tested in regards to OpenLOCK conversion. While variant pieces haven't started yet- we're off to a great start with the conversion of the... Read more
Yo Ho Ho! A Stretch goal unlocks! Special Artist Guest Star Larry Dixon joins the crew!
A HEARTY THANKS to our newest and 150th crewmember – Mr. Zachman!
Welcome aboard! You and your fellow crew members helped us reach our 12k marker!
Before we get to... Read more
Update 8: 10k Unlocks! Airship part 1 has arrived!
Avast Me Hearties!
We’ve found the Airship add-on!
Unlocked: (Airship Add-on) Hull sections for attaching wing components (Pose-able!), side and directional propellers, as well as floor-clip on propellers,... Read more
Note: A mistake is in update "7".
Oops, drats and all similar words!
A mistake was made in the last update.
The Junk ships will be in all tiers that include “All unlocked ships” as part... Read more
Update 7! Plenty of Junk!
Ahoy Crew! Well done to all!
9k Stretch goal-unlocked!
The Junk ship is now unlocked for all Admiral pledge levels and above!
The Junk ship will have a variant... Read more
A shoutout for those who play D&D or Pathfinder
I know I've my own thoughts on using the ships in game, but I wanted to share with all of you someone's project that goes quite a bit... Read more
Update 6: Leviathan Unlocked!
We hit $7500!
Thank you for all the support!
We have unlocked the fearsome Leviathan!
We’re also adding a larger printable (2d) ocean map (4’x4’), as well... Read more
Update 5: First map fully unlocked!
We've unlocked the 5k marker!
This will unlock:
Island Adventure addon: Tiki statues (2), and Maori totems (2), and the Shallop for you to get to the islands with a... Read more
Update 5- An update of two parts-
Chris Hunt here, creator of ShipWorks-
The project backing is moving very quickly- much faster then I had anticipated. I simply cannot begin to express the happiness that all of your... Read more
Update 4: Issue the footlockers boys, it's going to be a long ride!
Well done crew!
We've acquired over $2,000 in plunder, and are issuing the men of the core ship their footlockers and started work on a new Stern-castle shroud (The King).... Read more
Update 3: Strong winds! Full sail ahead!
I hear it to be true- you found the design for a new figurehead (a bird of prey!), and a design a new forecastle captain!
Then you traded with Salty... Read more
Update 2: Salvage uncovered!
Listen well crew- you're doing great. We just pulled two new cargo crate models out of the sea- one loaded with Amphora, and one a large, cloth covered crate. We... Read more
Support has been amazing!
We met goal in under 3 hours!
Keep spreading the word guys!! Approaching the first stretch goal update!
- The Dragon Workshop