Macrocosm Miniatures is a small UK miniature company based in Gloucestershire. We set up back in 2015 with a few Sci-Fi miniatures and since then the ranges have grown to hundreds of miniatures including Fantasy and Fantasy/Historical.
We are looking to raise £800 to pay for production of these miniatures. We currently have the range master moulded however we need to make production moulds for the entire range. This is costly and time consuming. We need your help and support to allow us to do this.
The New Miniatures.
We have created several new races for this campaign focusing mainly on our Legion Of Steel faction of 28mm Space Dwarves. These miniatures fit alongside our current range of Space Dwarves 'The Digger Corps'. The Legion Of Steel are a more professional standing army for the Digger Corps and come with a range of interesting Auxiliary units. These are a selection of resin and metal miniatures cast in a white metal alloy that contains a small amount of lead.
Each of these count as one pack to your pledge. Individual packs can be added to your pledges for £12 each. There are 3 different pledge levels to chose from, and you will see the pack price goes down with the higher pledges creating more value to your pledge.
As you can see we have been busy creating miniatures for your wargames. But it doesn't stop here. We have planned out the following goals if we can reach them.
£1000 - Heavy Weapon Support teams. Unlocked- If we reach this goal we will add several options for heavy weapon packs to the choices you can pick from. See Update One For Details
1. You get a choice of crew. Crew with gas masks and crew without. 2. You get a choice of 3 weapon mounts, Wheeled, Struts and Small wheels (the painted picture example) .
3. There are specific weapons for each as shown in the pictures. Im sure with a little modification they will work on all 3 mounts, but for now the heavy laser goes with the big wheeled version and the Autocannon goes on the small wheels and struts.
Add them to your pledges for £8 each or 3 for £20
£1500 - Aux Unit 4 - Unlocked The Wraith. These killers stalk the night causing mayhem and chaos behind enemy lines. If we hit this goal we will add a pack of 5 miniatures to the choices or you can purchase them for £12.
£2000 - Legion Of Steel Wartrack - Unlocked. If we reach this goal then we will add a Wartrack to the pack selection. 1 Wartrack is one pack.
£2500 - Legion Of Steel Scout Car - Unlocked. If we reach this level we will produce a armoured scout car.
£3000 - Legion Of Steel Quad Bikers - Unlocked. If we reach this goal we will add a set of 3 Quad Bike riders to the pack selection. 3 Bikes will be the equivalent of 2 packs Or £24 add on.
£3500 - Beastmen Shock Troopers - Unlocked. If we reach this goal we will add a pack of Beastmen Troopers to the project as a pack pick.
£4000 - Beastmen Leaders And Specialist Packs - Unlocked. If we reach this goal we will add 2 more pack picks to the Beastmen Shock Troopers.
£4500 - Backer Reward Goal. 2 Different ones - Unlocked.
At this level we will add a Digger Grandmaster to all pledges of £55 and £99 for free. Thats a £5 bonus to those pledges. You can also add this miniature to your pledges for £5 now.
The second part of this is all backers of the £99 pledge will receive the following pack Free! You may also add this to your pledge now for £12 or chose it as one of your pack choices. None of these miniatures feature in the other packs.
£5000 - Centaurs - Unlocked
If we reach this level we will create a unit of 5 Sci-Fi Centaurs. The Group Set will be the equivilant of 3 pack choices for the pledge levels or a £36 add on.
We are also doing a series of packs at the indicated prices.
£5500 - Outer Rim Pirate Mercenaries.
If we reach this level we will put into production this new pack of Outer Rim Pirates.
The packs for the Outer Rim Piraters V1 have been on sale for a time but we thought we would add it to this project as an add on for anyone wanting to get a complete set.
£6000 - Beastmen Close Combat Unit
If we reach this goal we will put into production the following 4 miniatures and make it a pack pick and a £12 add on. As you can see they are in the master casting phase.
To help us on our way we have added the following items to the add ons section. Just simply increase your pledge by the required amount of the add on.
Below are a number of shots for scale comparison with other miniatures in this project.
Risks and challenges
We have been working on Kickstarter projects for a while now and are aware of the complex issues with the production of the miniatures.
We currently have all the miniatures in hand and in master moulds so we only need to create the production moulds and then spin up the orders.
In the past we have promised fulfilment in a very short time span, we have found that its better to overestimate the delivery date as we dont want to let people down. We currently have 2 other campaigns we are fulfilling (Cut'u and Goblin Hood 2) and do not foresee any issue completing them and this small campaign at the same time. The Cut'u is about to be completed and the Goblin Hood will be completed in September on time.
Posting has been an issue in the past, the sheer number of missing parcels has been very disheartening. We have decided we will be sending 90% of the pledges via recorded post to ensure their safety and your satisfaction.
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