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Help produce Renga, a new vinyl toy based off of my character who is a master sword maker, and swordsman. Read more

El Cerrito, CA Sculpture
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This project's funding goal was not reached on November 8, 2012.

Help produce Renga, a new vinyl toy based off of my character who is a master sword maker, and swordsman.

El Cerrito, CA Sculpture
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Marc Turnipseed
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About:

Hey everybody. I’m here on Kickstarter trying to fund my new vinyl figure named Renga. Renga is one of many characters that I have been working on for some time now. While creating this character, I really tried to incorporate many aspects that I like in life. All the way from characters in the movies, to actual people that I look up to in real life. The most important thing was to have something that would forever remember my best friend Maggie that passed away some time ago.

Why Kickstarter?

Being a hard core toy collector, I just figured that maybe I should make my own and share my creations with everybody out there. So I got to work and actually designed, sculpted, and pretty much made it myself. The problem is, I only have one! The prototype. To actually make him more than just one, I need to have the funds to manufacture more for you guys! I have slaved over this project for a long time now, and had to suffer a lot just to get to this point. Unfortunately the race does not end after that. I need just a little more help to finally get to the finish line! That is where you guys step in and make this happen. Doing so, everybody wins! I win by getting the chance to make my creation come to life, and you win by actually getting an awesome figure (assuming you like what you see) designed by me! 

About Figure:

He measures 9 Inches tall, 6 Inches wide, and 5 inches deep (roughly) with 4 moveable points of articulation and a sword accessory. He is made with vinyl material, and is individually packaged in a specially designed box. 

Please have in mind that if Renga is successful, I plan on making more figures from my story, therefor creating the rest of Renga’s team, and his enemies as well! But one at a time for now. I really need your help to make my story come alive! Be sure to check out my videos to get a better idea of Renga’s story as well as mine, and also check out all of the rewards listed below. I put in a ton of work into this project, and am trying my hardest to give you stuff that you can really enjoy and get the overall Renga experience!

Thank you very much, and let's make Renga come alive.

Risks and challenges

I would like to think that I have already had my share of challenges with this project, but realistically, more challenges can arise.

I have put a lot of time and energy into creating Renga, and want to show people that I have done so by creating a good quality vinyl figure. There are some challenges that could come about during the manufacturing process, which could then lead to a later delivery date. I have already chosen a reputable manufacturer to produce my figure, so hopefully this will not be an issue. I will be sure to give you updated information as to how the production process is going, and I will be working diligently with the manufacturer so that this figure can be ready as quickly as possible. As I mentioned earlier, I am a toy collector, and there's nothing better than getting a good quality toy or figure, and I will be sure that you get that same experience.

What about the other rewards? Well, I will also be sure that all of my other rewards are of good quality and shipped out as soon as possible.

Thank you all for your help.

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