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$12,706
pledged of $15,847 goal
backers

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

About

Miniature lights for all shapes

Grimlight are tiny magnet-controlled light circuits for miniature gaming, dungeon mastering, model trains, LARP:s and whatever else you can think of. Grimlight has the following features:

  • Magnetic control – switch on and off without touching the miniature
  • Easy to hide – 0.2 mm wiring laid either inside or on the miniature 
  • Switchable effects – fixed, pulsating or flickering chosen by magnet
  • Convenient – easy to use and install 
  • Small circuit – 21*2.4 mm fits in regular 28 mm miniature bases 
  • Small led's – 0.6 mm fits in a drill hole 
  • Battery operated – using a CR1216 clock battery 
  • Long stand-by time – over a year 
  • Flexible – 2 led's per circuit 
  • Any colour – paint or cover the light thinly in any colour 
  • SHIPPING INCLUDED, WORLDWIDE! How about that?


Reward tiers

To keep it simple there are only a few different reward tiers. For different amounts of Grimlights, just pledge in multiples of the chosen non-"early bird" tier. The regular one that we believe will be what most want is the 250 SEK tier simply called "five grimlights". For ease of handling and due to shipping cost it is only possible to get Grimlight in multiples of five. If you would like to get 15 for example, just pledge 750 SEK. The reward level "5 Grimlights with larger battery holder" are Grimlights that are modified to operate from three AAA batteries instead of from one CR1216. If you want to add lighting to something big and think it would be good with extended time (about 50 times the capacity) before needing to change batteries this is for you. If you have some special needs and ideas for the lighting you need there is also a tier where we can program custom effects for you (within the constraints of what is possible with the micro-controller we are using).

27/11: We've now added a new reward tier for 20 Grimlight's. If you want let's say 25 Grimlights you simply pledge for 5 and for 20 added together (250+950 at our normal pledge levels).

The standard reward
The standard reward

Stretch goals

Stretch goals!
Stretch goals!

Promotional stretch goals!

Bonus promotional stretch goals! https://www.facebook.com/grimlightmedia/
Bonus promotional stretch goals! https://www.facebook.com/grimlightmedia/

What it looks like 

What our current Grimlight prototypes look like before installation
What our current Grimlight prototypes look like before installation

 

Example of what can be done with a Grimlight and optic fiber
Example of what can be done with a Grimlight and optic fiber
      
Our first prototype from Conan by Monolith
Our first prototype from Conan by Monolith

 

Prototypes leading up to final version, left is oldest.
Prototypes leading up to final version, left is oldest.

 

A Banshee with a Grimlight drilled into its torso.
A Banshee with a Grimlight drilled into its torso.

 

We're builders, not painters.
We're builders, not painters.

 

One of our store displays
One of our store displays

 

An early prototype Goblin
An early prototype Goblin

 

What the large battery holder looks like
What the large battery holder looks like

 

Risks and challenges

Yes, we admit we're new to this. That is why we've spent a year preparing and testing. We've gone through countless prototypes and designs to find the most convenient solution. We have already ordered and tested a final prototype batch from our manufacturers in China. We've established our costs and have a solid grasp on what our pledge goals needs to be. Unless any major upsets in the market or currency balance we believe we have prepared for any eventualities.

That being said, we cannot anticipate every possible risk but we can assure you that we will work day and night to make this Kickstarter happen and make you a satisfied supporter.

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    A big thank you for helping Grimlight become a reality! No physical rewards at this level.

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    5 Early Bird Grimlights II

    At this reward level you will receive five Grimlights with two LED's on each, along with any stretch goals added during the campaign. Batteries not included due to shipping costs and restrictions.

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    5 Grimlights with larger battery holder

    Do you have space for larger batteries? At this level you get five Grimlights, each with a holder for three AAA batteries connected (51*36*13mm) , along with any stretch goals added during the campaign. Enjoy brighter lights and extended battery time. Batteries not included due to shipping costs and restrictions.

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    20 Grimlight large reward tier

    At this reward level you will receive twenty (20) Grimlights with two LED's on each, along with any stretch goals added during the campaign. Batteries not included due to shipping costs and restrictions.
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    5 custom Grimlights

    Choose your own light sequences. We'll program five Grimlights to your specific needs. Does your dungeon need a morse code for the players to decipher? Does that alien beacon transmit a warning? Only your lights will tell.
    At this reward level you will receive five Grimlights with two LED's on each, along with any stretch goals added during the campaign. We'll also contact you to set up any specific light sequences before shipping. Batteries not included due to shipping costs and restrictions.

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    Pledge SEK 200 or more About $24

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