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A highly detailed line of miniatures based on the weird and whimsical Low Life game by Andy Hopp (but usable anywhere).
A highly detailed line of miniatures based on the weird and whimsical Low Life game by Andy Hopp (but usable anywhere).
309 backers pledged $52,966 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Andy Hopp Creator on July 19

      Thanks, Beagle. That means a lot to me.

    2. Beagle on July 19

      I don't blame you Andy. The worst kind of frustration is when you don't know who or what to be frustrated at

    3. Andy Hopp Creator on July 19

      I completely agree with you. I am more than a little displeased with the lack of progress.

      Please remember, the offer laid out a couple of updates ago still stands (the one where people are free to choose from a variety of other products if they decide not to wait for the miniatures).

    4. Beagle on July 19

      This is disappointing, there has been very little progress in the last six months.

    5. Andy Hopp Creator on July 19

      Unfortunately only Clamsack the Corpulant (and only 15 copies of him at that). We spoke with Steve from Armorcast the week before last and he assured us production will soon step up. We'll see how that goes. I'll post an update as soon as I have any news to report.

    6. Rob Short on July 15

      It's been 6 weeks since the last update, how many more minis have been added to the list of those available in your post of 4th April?

    7. Andy Hopp Creator on July 5

      Steve brought me about 15 copies of the completed Clamsack the Corpulant at Origins. We had a conversation about ways to help him get things together more quickly in the future. He did mention that he is working on several more molds and on fixing some problems in the original squoork sculpt. I am overwhelmed with work this week, but next week I will try to meet with him again to see what we can do to speed things up.

    8. Beagle on July 4

      Let's hope it's not the Hubbel telescope

    9. Michael Vercoe on July 4

      Time to exchange my binoculars for a microscope perhaps :-)

    10. Rob Short on June 27

      It's been a couple of weeks, how are things progressing Andy?

    11. Andy Hopp Creator on June 14

      There is. Perhaps it's time to exchange our telescopes for binoculars...

    12. judgedoug on June 14

      Awesome, so there's actually an end in sight :)

    13. Andy Hopp Creator on June 14

      There are still a few left to sculpt. I am discussing them with Sandra Garrity, but I'm sure we'll have them by the time the ones we currently have are finished casting.

    14. judgedoug on June 14

      That sounds pretty great then... so are there any figures that have yet to be sculpted?

    15. Andy Hopp Creator on June 14

      He has those and is supposed to be working on molds. I will see him at Origins this week so we can discuss the delays in person. Perhaps I can find new ways to motivate him.

    16. judgedoug on June 14

      sounds great! But what about the Cremefillian riding the mutant land fish we saw a year or so ago? and the Tiznt?
      Any news on sculpts for the Cornthulhu, horde of scary ass muthas & many hot dammits? Cremefillian War Party? thanks!

    17. Andy Hopp Creator on June 14

      They did, but most of them are things we've already seen, just farther along in the process. I will update again today with the pics he sent.

    18. Beagle on June 13

      I presume the pics didn't arrive?

    19. Andy Hopp Creator on May 31

      Hi Guys,

      We just spoke with Gin Fritter from Armorcast. He promised to send pictures tonight and I will post them in an update later tonight or tomorrow depending on when he gets them to me. He is saying the Plorp Balloon should be ready for Origins, which is in two weeks.

    20. Beagle on May 29

      Thanks Thom

    21. Thom Shartle on May 28

      Just Chatted with Andy - He said to tell you he will post an update on Tuesday!.

    22. Rob Short on May 26

      He's active on Facebook, you could try there
      https://www.facebook.com/andy.hopp

    23. Beagle on May 26

      No progress in months. Come on Andy what's going on?

    24. Beagle on May 4

      @Andy - any progress with Armorcast?

    25. Andy Hopp Creator on April 8

      Actually, please stand by for an update that will list all the available products.

    26. Andy Hopp Creator on April 8

      Hi Guys,

      I am very sorry, once again to continue bringing delays and bad news. I just discussed things with Steve from Armorcast and apparently we need to work out a new agreement in order to get these next miniatures completed. We will be having a meeting very soon to figure out how to proceed.

      In the meantime, I am very happy to offer original artwork and other Low Life products in exchange to anybody who is fed up with me and the constant delays (I don't blame you) and would like to accept those items instead. If this means you, please message me privately and we'll work something out. I have a lot of original Low Life art, that generally sells for $300-$500, and I would be happy to send some to anybody who would rather have that than wait for the rest of the minis. I also have a lot of other Low Life products I'd be happy to offer (the retail value of these other items would be significantly higher than what most of you paid for the minis in the first place, especially if you choose the original artwork).

      I know you must be exhausted from my constant delays and excuses. I assure you I am doing my best to get these made and they most certainly will be made eventually. The universe (or, more likely, my incompetence) keeps conspiring to create delays and you have my sincerest apologies.

      Again, please message me privately if you would like artwork or other products. I'd like to avoid comments here for a little bit just so this particular comment can remain at the top and visible to the most people. I will also post an update very soon. Thank you.

    27. Beagle on April 7

      I have a great deal of sympathy for Andy because he took some bad advice from a guy who couldn't organize a piss up in a brewery.
      Andy wanted to bring his awesome artwork to life in the form of miniatures and was let down by the people who should have made this possible.
      That being said I think it's time to face up to some hard truths.
      I've asked a number of times what's happening with some of the big models, especially Cornthulhu, Plorp in a Balloon and the Tenemental- which are going to be expensive to produce and ship.
      After so much time I think it's time for Andy to start looking at plan B's. If there's no money to offer refunds then maybe artwork, other Low Life goods or multiples of miniatures already created.
      At the current rate of progress we're looking at 5+ years to complete.

    28. Rob Short on April 7

      So, unless my maths is wrong, that's less than half of the 62 "croach with the moach" in three and a half years. I hate being the one to say this Andy, but section 4 of Kickstarter Terms of Use includes the following:

      " If a creator is unable to complete their project and fulfill rewards, they’ve failed to live up to the basic obligations of this agreement. To right this, they must make every reasonable effort to find another way of bringing the project to the best possible conclusion for backers. A creator in this position has only remedied the situation and met their obligations to backers if:

      they post an update that explains what work has been done, how funds were used, and what prevents them from finishing the project as planned;
      they work diligently and in good faith to bring the project to the best possible conclusion in a timeframe that’s communicated to backers;
      they’re able to demonstrate that they’ve used funds appropriately and made every reasonable effort to complete the project as promised;
      they’ve been honest, and have made no material misrepresentations in their communication to backers; and
      they offer to return any remaining funds to backers who have not received their reward (in proportion to the amounts pledged), or else explain how those funds will be used to complete the project in some alternate form."

      Can you please review this and let me know what your plans are to bring this project to a satisfactory conclusion.

    29. Andy Hopp Creator on April 4

      Hello Friends! I am back and as requested (by Rob but I am sure everyone is interested in this info) here is the list of minis we have completed and ready to ship:

      Angry Ubgunsker
      Bylunculus the Vigilant
      The Guy with the Killin' Stick
      The Mysterious One-Eyed Croach
      Occifer Gleech
      Trozzgoxx the Lobe
      Unctious Pwoof
      Pandalope the Panderer
      Walloping Krong
      The Sockstrocity
      Greeshka (Female Snell)
      Gronkle (Male Snell)
      Ubb Gubertinct
      X'Rizz'Krubb (Short Funguy)
      Tall Funguy
      Tolzox'zz (The Flew)
      Zzznz'hunz (The Flew)
      Scarier Ass Mutha
      Umber Cuke (Nipper)
      Corpulant Sludge
      F'reek
      Sunny Hinquarters
      Q'onn on the Cob (Short Coblin)
      Tall Coblin
      Lichenthrope
      Zub Trooxle
      Blor-Porple

      Plus we have several minis getting molds created and I have emailed the company to get a timeline of when they will be ready to cast.

    30. Andy Hopp Creator on April 4

      Sorry, guys. I was out of the country and missed those last couple of comments. I will compile the list and post it as quickly as I can.

    31. Rob Short on March 21

      Andy, can you tell me how many of the 62 minis from the Croach with the Moach are at the "available to ship" level and, therefore, how many are still to be finished please.

    32. Andy Hopp Creator on March 7

      Steve has been working on the Plorp Balloon. I haven't seen pictures yet, but when I talked with him last week he said he would be working on casting it this past weekend.

    33. Beagle on March 5

      I'd still like to hear what's happening with some of the larger pieces, Cornthulhu, Plorp in a Balloon etc

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      Kottjorgen on March 4

      Woho! Yeah, that's quite the hike. I contemplate doing that after the next batch depending on the time frame for everything after that and the size of the next batch. Thanks for the info!

    35. Andy Hopp Creator on March 3

      Unfortunately, international shipping has gotten absurdly expensive. It would be $30.

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      Kottjorgen on March 3

      Thanks! And for us living in the old world (Sweden to be more precise)?

    37. Tim The Enchanterer on March 2

      Any News will be welcome...

    38. Andy Hopp Creator on February 29

      I will certainly do that as soon as I have some stuff back from Armorcast. Currently it would be $8 to ship what is already done domestically.

      To be honest, as much as I am excited about our new partnership with Armorcast I think we both had hoped things would be moving along more quickly by this point. I will talk with Steve tomorrow and see if he can give us a decent projection.

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      Kottjorgen on February 26

      Hi Andy!

      Once Armor cast are done with the next batch of figures could you perhaps post a list (or pedagogical picture) of what's done and not?

      Also: if I want to get what's done shipped what would the extra shipping be?

      Looking forward to seeing more stuff!

    40. Tim The Enchanterer on February 13

      Happy Birthday Andy!

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      David Wiggins on February 10

      I wrote you and then saw the "be respectful and considerate" and decided to rewrite. Can you please tell us when you think they will finally be sent?

    42. CashWiley on February 6

      Let's all just eat our veggies and stay healthy.

      I'm still excited about this project after all this time. It takes the time it takes. As always, let me know if you want to do shipping deals, I don't expect you to take that on and don't mind picking up the tab for it as stuff gets completed.

      Any news on the Tenemental, it was one of my favorites of the project!

    43. Andy Hopp Creator on February 6

      We are working our hardest to get as many minis cast as possible as quickly as possible while maintaining the quality. Several new sculpts are completed and are awaiting casting. However, the casting process is going more slowly than I had hoped because, in order to save money and assure everything gets made (I got a lot of incorrect advice early on about how much it would cost to get these things made but I'm still getting them made no matter what), I have had to use a different caster. It's a smaller operation so things take longer.

    44. Rob Short on February 5

      Any news on progress since the last update?

    45. Andy Hopp Creator on January 29

      Steve at Armorcast has been working hard on getting the new ones casted. Hopefully I'll have pictures early next week. Thanks for the reminder.

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      Timothy Mullen on January 28, 2016

      Its been close to 2 months since the last update, any word as to where we are?

    47. Andy Hopp Creator on December 10, 2015

      I understand your frustration and I assure you, even though it is taking a very long time, things are continually moving forward.

    48. noobiegameplayer on December 10, 2015

      I've kind of given up on this now ... I backed for $199 in the first few days, and I've seen a T-shirt and 6 figures ... no sign or mention of my Werm in a Balloon made out of an inflated Plorp ... I've been holding out for the delivery since June 2013 ...

      Quite disappointed really ... especially as I also backed for every other Low Life Minis since then :(

    49. Beagle on December 8, 2015

      Ok thanks Andy, I look forward to it

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