New steampunk British infantry added to millitia campaign.
I'm glad to report that we broke the £3000 goal on the new campaign today so it has become viable for me to offer the new 10 man British infantry... Read more
Steampunk Militia Campain live!
STEAMPUNK MILITIA KICKSTARTER LIVE!!! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2004599158/steampunk-militia-miniatures
I am pleased to announce the long awaited follow up to the first Meridian Miniatures Kickstarter "Steampunk Army". This campaign has bee set up to... Read more
Online store now live!
Hi everyone, It's been a long journey but I'm pleased to say that the Meridian Miniatures online store is now live.
A full range of Steam and Aether figures are... Read more
New "mini" project up.
Hi all S&A backers, I just wanted to let you know that I've launched a new project to compliment the Steampunk army figures.
Please take a look and share... Read more
...and now for something completely different!
It's my great pleasure to launch the Kickstarter crowdfunding for my new range of figures called "Tooth & Sword". I've been working on these figures since before Christmas in... Read more
Steam & Aether beta rules.
So here at last we have the free Beta edition of "Steam & Aether" fast play rules of download. This is the consolidation of a very large amount of pondering... Read more
Shipping almost complete!
Hi everyone, just a quick note to say that I've sent out nearly everyone's rewards now. If you're in the UK you should receive your rewards before the end of... Read more
More packages shipped.
Just a quick note to say that another batch headed off with the royal mail today, so 50 more of you will be getting your packages very soon.... Read more
2 things for today.
Morning all, just a quick update.
Here's the picture of the Greatcoat at ease set ready to go for mastering. Also I just thought I'd share the refitted diving helmet... Read more
4 things for today....
First up, I'm pleased to tell you that I've begun revealing my setting for the Steam and Aether rule set that I'm working on, to give another world to use... Read more
I've had a busy time of late, every evening this week I've been picking and packing your pledges.
At the beginning of next week I'll be sending out the first... Read more
Paypal option to increase pledges added.
I've had several requests to add on to pledges so I've added a paypal button to my blog for those wishing to add. When you use the function please give... Read more
Greatcoat master castings arrive.
Hi everyone, The master castings for the greatcoat figures arrived today along with almost all of the heads and the re moulded "at ease" figures.
Now I've got to clean... Read more
This week's update.
Hi everyone. Yesterday morning a whopping 38kg of figures arrived at my door from Griffin Moulds, cue the obligatory shot of me holding some figures.......
So, this weekend will be... Read more
Greatcoat sculpts complete.
I finished all of the greatcoat sculpts today, they're all packed up and ready to send off to Griffin moulds in the morning.
I should have a quick turnaround on... Read more
Example of how to return your survey.
Just a quick additional update. I've gotten a lot of queries about how to return your surveys. Don't worry, I did give you an over whelming amount of choices and... Read more
All surveys sent.
Hello everyone. I've just sent out all of the surveys. Essentially they are just to collect your delivery details and to define exactly which figures and components you have selected... Read more
First master casts received.
Hi everyone, as promised the first batch of master castings arrived today. It includes all of the standard troops and 75% of the head sprues. Griffin moulds did a fantastic... Read more
Casting update and blog launched
Well, I said it would be at leasta couple of weeks before the master castings came back and it's been nearly double. It seems that my sending the masters... Read more
General sculpt complete.
Hi everyone, I'm done with the last sculpt (until I do the greatcoat conversions). Also the funds have come through so I'll be able to send the first lot of... Read more
Comms and engineer complete
Nearly done now, Just the general to complete. More good news is that the funds are currently being transferred to me so I will be able to send the first... Read more
Chaplain and Medic completed.
Hi everyone, I'm still with you!
I've not been resting on my laurels, plenty to do here at meridian towers. First I had to finish a couple of commissions that... Read more
And we're done! Well, I must say that this project really surpassed my expectations, thanks so much to everyone that pledged, promoted or helped in any way.
So, now comes... Read more
Final(ish) head update.
Just a quick update today. Here are the last of the head variants, bar one last possible requested bearskin variant.
And here is the complete grid of all your choices.... Read more
We did it!
Well, here we are. All done, all goals funded with many freebies headed your way in the coming couple of months! No more stretch goals will be announced but as... Read more
Engineer and Comms unlocked
Over £8.5K now and half way to £9K!
Again, these are work in progress figures so I'll keep you up to date as to their progress.
Thanks everyone, keep the... Read more
Rifle and harpoon gun sprue add ons.
Hi everyone, I've put together a rifle and harpoon gun sprue as requested (obviously these are photoshop mock-ups) as add ons. Just treat them the same as a head sprue... Read more
Medic and Chaplain unlocked!
We've had a slew of pledges last night taking us well past the £8K stretch to unlock the Chaplain and Medic and over the course of today we've nearly reached... Read more
Important update! One week to go, stretch goals and freebies unlocked!
Hi everyone, we're nearly there with 7 days remaining!
I took some time to review the project over the weekend and did some calculations so I can give you guys... Read more
More special weapons unlocked
We've passed £7500 so the second set of weapons are unlocked. Lots of new backers in the last 24hrs so a big thank you is in order!
More to be... Read more
More painted figures.
In lieu of a sunny summer's Sunday I've had the brushes out again.
Here's the Prussian family portrait:
Stephen, my brother has been at it too and produced these colourful... Read more
Accessories sprue added
Hi everyone, I've put together an accessory sprue as an add on. Just treat it as the same as a head sprue add on, and let me know that it's... Read more
More painted figures.
Hi everyone, I've been busy over the weekend and finished off the sample figures that I primed and assembled a little while back. For the photos I've mixed in a... Read more
Today I've got some new add ons for you, body sets.
Either of these in whatever quantities you like can be added to your pledge for £5 per... Read more
Requested weapon picture
I've not come up with a (good) name for it yet but the idea is that its something like a steampunk laser. Somewhere between a zoetrope and a magic lantern,... Read more
First stretch goal unlocked!
Great news tonight, we've passed our first stretch goal. These figures will be sent out for free to anyone pledging at colonel level or higher. Anyone else can add them... Read more
Adding variation to the heads
I've just finished adding variation to the figure's heads. Most of the "bare faced" heads are here, to which I've added moustaches, frowns, square chins, wider noses and all sorts... Read more
Stephen has been hard at work, painting some assembled figures. Hopefully they'll provide some inspiration.
What a great thing to wake up to! Thanks so much to everyone. Lets see where we can take this now, plenty more up my sleeve!
Assembled figure pictures.
Hi guys, those of you that visited Garry's blog http://wp.me/p3yUK6-12 yesterday will have seen one of these already but I've another one to show off.
Just to show again, how versatile... Read more
Hi everyone, just a quick note to say that one of your fellow backers, Garry King aka "Cheerful Meerkat" asked if he could interview me for his new blog. Of... Read more
Heads updated and unlocked
Hey everyone, due to the amount of requests, I've decided to unlock the headsprues as pledge levels and as add ons.
So first up I have created some "compilation sprues",... Read more
More new heads.
Hi everyone, things are ticking over nicely here and I've been polishing off the next lot of heads for you all.
Tomorrow I will be adding shots of some "compilation"... Read more
From Standard to Greatcoat.
After Blax left his last comment it got me thinking that I should share some pictures from my production process.
After I sculpt the standard soldiers they go off to... Read more
50% funding reached!
Great work everyone, thanks so much. We still need to double the amount so share the campaign, tell all your friends and you can all get the army that you... Read more
Bearskin heads added
Here's a trio of new heads to add to your choices. Great for redcoats, napoleonic steampunk, Cossacks and more!