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6 Fantastically sculpted monster ball things.....In resin.
Now available to pre order for shipping late July after the backers. http://www.macrocosm.co.uk/product-category/ball-monsters/
Now available to pre order for shipping late July after the backers. http://www.macrocosm.co.uk/product-category/ball-monsters/
87 backers pledged £6,339 to help bring this project to life.

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Welcome to our Kickstarter project to fund the creation of the wonderful sculpted floating ball-head monster things!!!


They are perfect for the massive variety of wargames systems on the market; or if you fancy it, they are great for painting up and displaying.

At launch, we have 6 unique sculpts ready to go into mould and with your support these big balls will be invading gaming tabletops all over the world!

The Balls!
The Balls!

The awesome chaps over at Hysterical Games (you heard of them right? Of course you have) are providing the moulding and casting muscle for the project - so you can rest assured your floating ball head monster things will be cast in the best resin to the highest quality.

GET EXTRAS! 10 floating heads not enough for you? No problems! You can get as many sets as you want. Just increase your pledge by £25 for each set you want! And remember, each set comes with all the flight stand you need!

STRETCH GOALS!! (WIP shots at bottom of page) 
  
Legs £1000 - If we hit the heady heights of £1000 raised on the project we will introduce floating ball head monster things with legs…. So, not so much floating I guess! You could say that by supporting the project you are giving it legs!! I’m here all night folks. Fear not, if we do hit this level then you can choose the floating or legged sets. So if you want one set of each, just pledge for two sets. Leg sets will be sent with your choice of 25mm bases or 30mm lipped bases.

Christmas Decorations £1100 - 10 eye pin hooks to help you hang your Monster heads from your tree in every pledge.

Monster Ball of DOOM £1500 - At this level we will add a new monster ball to the add on section. He will be £8 to add to your £25 or £100 pledge.

6 New One Eyed Monster Floating Ball Heads! £2000 - At this level we will add 6 new small balls to the sets for you to choose from. They will ship later than the original sets due to timescales with the casters. You will be able to choose these as you option in the 'pledge manager' at the end.

The Colossal £2250 - We will fund a Colossal floating monster ball. This will be the mother ball! If we reach this amount we will add it to the add ons section for £25 (its a big one people!).

Great Balls of Fire £2500 - Flaming hot balls on fire. As these are moving/bouncing around expect the fire to be trailing behind them.
 
The Swarm £3000 -  Lots of teeny tiny ball monsters all flying as one swarm together. This will be sculpted as one big monster ball.  Added to the add ons for £8.

Tiny Balls £3500 - 2 sets of Tiny Balls sculpted! 5 One Eyed monsters and 5 2 Eyed versions. This is now added to the sets to choose from. You can have any 3 sets of 5 you want from the selection.

Blobs £4000 - 3 individual sculpts of blobs to be made into one of the sets for you to chose from. 7 Random ones.

Hairy Balls £4500 - 3 individual sculpts of Hairy Monsters to be made into one of the sets for you to chose from. 7 Random ones.

Balls of Steel £5000 - 1 Monster ball with one eye added to the add ons section for £8 and added to the 1 click pledge free!

Tough Nuts £5500 - A set of tough veteran balls with attitude added to the add ons set! 3 Balls added to the 1 click pledge free!

Free Monster Ball £6000 - A random monster ball added to all pledges of £25 or more!

Zombie Balls £6500 - Another set to be added to the choices. 3 more new sculpts.

Add Ons! To add any of these to your pledge just increase your existing pledge by the amount in the picture, postage is already covered in your main pledge.

Pledge update.

The Horde of Balls! pledge allows you to pick 5 sets of balls from any of the sets unlocked. So far there are 3 sets to choose from, the original 6, the leg versions and now the one eyed monsters. This pledge came with Monster ball 1, now it comes with Monster ball of DOOM as well for FREE! So thats 2 Monster balls! Making the saving on this level a whopping £41! Crazy.

The 1 click pledge for one of everything right now contains.....
6 Original Balls
6 Balls with legs
6 One Eye Monster
3 Fire Balls
1 Original Monster Ball
1 Monster Ball Of Doom
1 Swarm Ball
1 Mine Ball
3 Deflated Balls
3 Nakekubi Balls
1 Colossal Ball V1
1 Colossal Ball V2
1 of each of the accessories sprues (6 Sprues)
5 Tiny one eyed balls
5 Tiny 2 eyed balls
3 Blobs!
3 Hairy Balls!
3 Tough Nutz!
1 Monster Ball of Steel!
And this keeps getting bigger with each goal knocked over! Currently over £220 rrp and getting better!

MANY THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT. Thank you so much for taking the time to check out our project. Your support means a lot to us.

Do you know someone who may be interested in these handsome floating ball head monster things? Well, if so why not share the love?

Size Comparison with Macrocosm Dark Dwarf
Size Comparison with Macrocosm Dark Dwarf

 Great for 28mm Miniature wargames. See them below being used for Kings of War, a great fantasy massed battle game.

Resin masters at a local tournament
Resin masters at a local tournament

 Below is a work in progress shot of a balls with legs. The whole set will be done soon and sent to the casters for master production. I will keep you all apprised of this as it progresses via updates and comments.

Work in Progress legs
Work in Progress legs
One Eyed Versions WIP
One Eyed Versions WIP

 You can see the WIP shots of sculpts above, these will be updated as they come in. The 2nd Monster Ball of DOOM in on the left.

More One Eyed Monsters
More One Eyed Monsters
Colossal Ball 1
Colossal Ball 1
Accessories
Accessories
Colossal Ball 2 £25
Colossal Ball 2 £25
Great Balls of Fire
Great Balls of Fire
Swarm Ball
Swarm Ball
Tiny Balls WIP
Tiny Balls WIP
Tiny Balls set 1
Tiny Balls set 1
Tiny Balls set 2
Tiny Balls set 2
Mine Ball
Mine Ball
Deflated Balls!
Deflated Balls!
Stalks Set 1 WIP
Stalks Set 1 WIP
Blobs WIP
Blobs WIP
Hairy balls WIP
Hairy balls WIP
Zombies! WIP
Zombies! WIP


Balls The Game!

Some of you have been asking whats happening regarding the game we are working on. Well Robey has been onto the comments of this project to answer a few questions.

 'Imagine a cross between Guild Ball and pool played by opposing gangs of carnivorous gas-bags. It's a diceless system that will rely upon your ability to accurately guess distances on the tabletop'

And

' I've incorporated some learning points from the first play-test and the basic game is shaping up nicely, but if I go into specifics, you need to appreciate that they could easily change. However... Balls needs to be on 25mm hex bases (ideally the flying bases with which they will be shipped). You have one Monsterball which is the only ball you can actively move. You target another ball, and guess the range to the ball, placing a template on the opposite side of the ball from the side you hit. If your guess is accurate, the ball goes in the direction you have nominated. If it is within +/-1" of your guess, it goes in a slightly different direction. If it's less accurate than that, the shot misses, and the Masterball carries on, hitting whatever's in its path. Naturally, there are rules to allow you to set up cannons (not that sort), to bounce off the sides of the arena etc. The object is to put the balls into one of six goals around the board. Currently, board is 2'x2'. Might increase to 3'x3', but honestly I'm rubbish at guessing ranges. My opponent last week wiped the floor with me!'

So every backer will be able to download the playtest rules for this game when it becomes available.

Risks and challenges

We have run a successful kickstarter before.
With the casting and mould making being done by the fantastic chaps at Hysterical Games I foresee no issues.

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    Pledge £25 or more About $33

    You will receive 10 floating balls with flying stands.
    There are 6 individual sculpts and you will receive 4 random ones as well.

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    Pledge £100 or more About $133

    Horde of Balls!

    You will receive 5 sets of 10 with flying stands.
    Also included is Monster Ball 1.

    51 monsters in total.

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    1 Of Everything!

    1 of every sculpt produced by this Kickstarter.

    Thats all the add ons and 1 of each Ball, all the different accessories sprues (1 of each sprue)!

    All goals that we break during the campaign. So this will get better as the project knocks over more goals.

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