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Custom figures cast in Pewter and Resin for the upcoming Fantasy Card game, Terathan. Sneak Peak Chance to get a Terathan miniature.
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         Welcome to the World of Terathan. Terathan is a fantasy based Collectible Card and Miniatures game that is currently in development. We are here to get a jump start on the miniatures needed for this game. As most may know, miniature creation/moulding/casting can be quite intensive and expensive work. For this reason, we are coming to KICKSTARTER to seek funding to get these miniatures in production and its your first chance to get your hands on some highly detailed miniatures for the upcoming fantasy card game, Terathan. 

  We have made alot of progress on the sculpting of the miniatures and can easily have them casting in resin. The issue is that we want to offer these figures cast in Pewter, which in itself is a challenging and expensive process. So you asking yourself, whats in it for me? Well briefly, you will get these miniatures cast and delivered to your home, but more on the rewards will be explained below.

   We are an avid backer to others in the Kickstarter community, 23 backed so far, so we pledge to take 5% of the profit from this campaign and help other backs make their dreams come true!

http://kickingitforward.org

UPDATE #5 -

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/650153465/terathans-fantasy-card-game-pewter-and-plastic-min/posts/366567

*** WE ARE SO CLOSE TO OUR STRETCH GOAL OF $1,250.00, that we are going to offer the "Living Forge" miniature as a PAID add on to all pledge levels, EXCEPT the Warriors Edge Combo, which will be included FREE!  ***

      Terathan would like to introduce to you the "Living Forge":

LIVING FORGE
LIVING FORGE

   The above concept art will be sculpted into a beautifully detailed miniature and cast in Pewter. To get this miniature cast in Lead Free Pewter, simple add $15.00 to your pledge amount. This will be another fairly large miniature and will be highly detailed like the rest. Increase your pledge now to take advantage of this miniature.

*** This miniature will be a FREE add on for the Warriors Edge Combo Reward Level, and will the Warriors Edge Combo, it will also include the Terathan "Living Forge" Playing Card, and the bestiary write up ** No need to do anything if you already pledged at the $75.00 level, it will be included.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/650153465/terathans-fantasy-card-game-pewter-and-plastic-min/posts/366567

"UPDATE #1 - Completed Miniature ready for Production:"

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/650153465/terathans-fantasy-card-game-pewter-and-plastic-min/posts/355289  

Click for details on this updates and FREE add on to Warrior Level Reward
Click for details on this updates and FREE add on to Warrior Level Reward

The above is a "FREE!!!!" add on for Warrior's Edge Reward level and a cheap $6.00 add on to all other levels!

"UPDATE #2 - Lograthanon's Skinless Spawn Sculpting in Progress"

This miniature is going to be a multi-part decaying rotting dragon, posted on a ruins of a castle, and a separate Necromancer miniature controlling the Dragon's wraith. This miniature will stand approximately 120mm in height, staying with sizing of our daemons vs hereos vs dragons.

  CLICK HERE FOR PROGRESS ON THIS UPDATE:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/650153465/terathans-fantasy-card-game-pewter-and-plastic-min/posts/359571

    "UPDATE #3 - Your chance to have your own CUSTOM 28mm Miniature, designed by YOU!"

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/650153465/terathans-fantasy-card-game-pewter-and-plastic-min/posts/360910   

  Every wanted your own custom 28mm miniature sculpted?

Click this image or link for more detail on your very own custom miniature:
Click this image or link for more detail on your very own custom miniature:

"UPDATE #4 - PAINTED MINIATURES NOW OFFERED! - 2 New Reward Levels...

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/650153465/terathans-fantasy-card-game-pewter-and-plastic-min/posts/364196

Now is your chance to get one of these beautifully sculpted miniatures, fully professionally painted, at the highest of detail, to make your jaw drop. Check out a quick example picture of the level of detail and care put into painting these miniatures:

CLICK HERE TO SEE A FULL SIZE VERSION OF THIS IMAGE. There you can see the detail and hard work put into painting these miniatures.
CLICK HERE TO SEE A FULL SIZE VERSION OF THIS IMAGE. There you can see the detail and hard work put into painting these miniatures.

For more information on this Update and extra reward levels, goto:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/650153465/terathans-fantasy-card-game-pewter-and-plastic-min/posts/364196

   Now back to your regularly scheduled Terathan Miniatures Project :)

#1 - Terathan Dragon / Fighter scene. This sculpture displays a long weary battle between a brave, BUT STUPID, warrior and one of Terathan's most fierce dragons. Look at the detail of this miniature from the battle worn sword/shield/armor to the dragons wings showing signs of battle wounds.

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Terathan Dragon fighter Sculpting process
Terathan Dragon fighter Sculpting process

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#2 - Terathan's most vile creature, a disease ridden race who have suffered from centuries of slow decay and rot. The mere site of these creatures will turn most stomachs and any contact will surely cause a slow and painful death from infection and disease

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Terathan Disease Ridden Race Sculpting
Terathan Disease Ridden Race Sculpting

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#3 - Now for Terathan's most sexiest and evil daemon. Don't let her good looks fool you, she is more than any of you men can handle. Notice the detail in this miniature from the wings to her holding the heads of the last 3 men that asked her out on a date!

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Terathan's sexy but evil female daemon sculpting process
Terathan's sexy but evil female daemon sculpting process

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*** More Detail for these next two miniatures, a brief intro into the content of the Bestiary, being written for Terathan. ***

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#4 - Soul Threshar:

Monster Description: The Soul Thresher’s entire purpose of existence is to examine the souls of any creature or person it encounters and determine their base worth—and then bestow painful punishment on any who don’t live up to its impossible standards of perfection and purity.    

      Its exposed rib-cage acts as a metaphysical “winnowing fork,” harvesting portions of the targeted soul and separating the spiritual chaff from the wheat, as it were. Those who survive an encounter with a Soul Thresher never feel fully themselves again, while those who fail its spiritual testing are doomed to be torn to shreds—with the remnants of their souls possibly regenerating into more Soul Threshers to stalk the realms. 

Monster Evolution: Soul Threshers are rumored to be spawned by the tears of an ancient god of pain, judgment, and torment. Spirits unleashed upon the world to winnow out the weak, the unworthy, and the vile. Their original intent was to strengthen positive virtues found within the many races that populate the lands. However, a Soul Thresher’s constant exposure to the wickedest hearts and minds in existence warps it over time into a creature fueled by the very immaterial agony and corruption it set out to eliminate. 

       As the Soul Thresher devolves, it becomes more focused on finding any reason to unleash pain and punishment on its victims, uncaring of how upstanding that person normally is. The slightest moral flaw or devious thought can unleash its full wrath. 

 Special Abilities: 

 WinnowThe Soul Thresher draws portions of the victim’s soul into itself for testing. The afflicted creature or hero is stunned and cannot move for one turn. 

Spirit RendThe Soul Thresher tears out portions of the victim’s soul that it regards as undesirable or lacking in substance. The afflicted creature or hero’s Will and Fortitude is weakened by -5 for its next turn.

 Final Judgment The targeted creature or hero must make a saving roll. If successful, it receives +2 to Will and Fortitude for the rest of the time it is in play. If unsuccessful, it suffers -2 to Will and Fortitude for the rest of the time it is in play. 

Withdrawal As an ethereal being, the Soul Thresher can vanish from sight for a single turn, causing all attacks or moves against it to miss or be nullified. Attributes: Psychic Soul-based attacks Ethereal (takes less damage from physical attacks)

 Miniature Creation:

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#5 - Vestigial Nightmare:

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Monster Description: The fearsome, horned demon before you is not the true threat. In fact, it is little more than a common pit fiend, known to burst out from underground sulfur caverns to waylay the unwary traveler. No, what you must beware instead is the Vestigial Nightmare that has birthed within the demon’s scaly hide. Despite its frail appearance, the Vestigial Nightmare is an insidious parasite that infiltrates its victims through dreams. It feeds off its hosts pain and fear, driving them into a spiral of mindless violence until they self-destruct or are destroyed, at which point the Vestigial Nightmare is freed to seek out a new host and begin the cycle anew.

       Even if you survive an encounter against a beast or minion possessed by a Vestigial Nightmare, your mind can never be at ease again. For the fear persists that the Vestigial Nightmare may have infested you in the process. Your nightmares may begin to slowly take on a life of your own. You may begin waking up feeling twin heartbeats thudding in panic within you...until one restless night you close your eyes one last time to find yourself trapped in a never-ending nightmare as the creature consumes from within, body, mind, and soul.

Monster Evolution: Vestigial Nightmares begin as an immaterial being that floats between dreams, seeking root in minds that are consumed by anger, fear, violence, and death. When it finds an amenable host, it begins to manifest as recurrent nightmares. As the nightmares grow stronger, the Vestigial Nightmare takes on a physical form within the host’s own body, growing a head and useless limbs that are often a distorted mirror of the host’s original appearance.

      Once the host has either been killed or drained of all potency, the Vestigial Nightmare retreats back to its original immaterial form, leaving the host an empty husk that quickly withers away.

      It is not known whether Vestigial Nightmares are beings from another realm of existence altogether, or embodiments of terror spawned from the minds of the countless people and monsters that inhabit the world.

Special Abilities:

Sleep StalkerThe Vestigial Nightmare drives its host forward in relentless violence, never resting. This grants the Possessed Creature an extra attack per turn, at the cost of 1 AC and 1 Reflex per turn.

Night Terrors – If the Vestigial Nightmare is encountered between twilight and dawn, it gains +1 on all attack and defense rolls. During the day, it receives -1 to all attack and defense rolls.

Waking NightmareThe Vestigial Nightmare summons the psychic manifestation of the inner fears of all targets within attack range. All targets must make a saving roll or be paralyzed in fear for one turn.

Vestigial Nightmare MINIATURE Creation:

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Well now for the meat and potatoes of why we are here. Casting these highly detailed miniatures into Pewter. The process is very intesive and the price of Pewter is around $16.99 per pound. On top of all that, its the materials and machinery required to cast metals, as you are dealing with temperatures around 462-474 F. 

    Once the green sculptures of the miniatures are complete, a master mold must be made of them for casting. After the master is completed, it will placed into a rubber Mold, where it will have to be custom cut for each piece to fit. *Note - the miniatures above will have to be casted in several pieces as its impossible to cast whole * After the rubber mold is customized, it needs to be placed under extreme pressure and heat "Vulcanized", where it will form the molds for the miniatures. Done yet?? Nope! Now you have to remove the masters, cut gates and vents for the pewter to flow, and a lot of fine detail work. Now your ready to put the mold into a spin, pour in the melted pewter, and hope all comes out perfect :)

  Ya Ya I know I rambled on, just wanted to give you an idea of why it costs so much to get this done. Here is a link ** I don't own this site, but it gives you a look into what it takes to cast pewter miniatures..

http://fortressfigures.com/Fortress_Figures/Process/Pages/VIP_mold.html

   Ok after reading all that senselessness nonsense, here is what you all have been waiting for... What do you get for backing my project:

                          REWARDS!!!!

   Hopefully there will be enough interest in this project, where we will meet and EXCEED our goal :) We have a lot more miniatures planned and every stretch goal hit, means another Miniature sculpted and delivered to you!

                        LIVING FORGE:

Whats included: MINIATURE SCULPTED - TERATHAN PSD BESTIARY PAGE - ELITE PROMO FANTASY CARD

“Do you feel the earth tremble beneath your feet? Does a fierce red glow light the horizon where no sun should be? Ware for the coming of the Living Forge, that relic of the Elemental Ascension Wars! Yet if you dare approach the creature as it thunders along, if you can withstand the furnace blast of its gaze, then you may be one of the rare few to receive its boon and wield a weapon of elemental making...”

 Monster Name: Living Forge

Monster Description: When the Elementals first rose to wage war on the world, they brought into existence many constructs and devices that humanity had never imagined possible. Engines of terrible destruction and weapons of horrible scope. Among these was the Living Forge. A towering being of molten stone that combined aspects of both structures and living creatures into a single form.

The Living Forge had an original single purpose—to constantly create weapons of metal, stone, and fire with which to equip the Elemental warriors in battle. It would stride through the ranks, trod across the fallen dead, and spew forth fresh-forged tools and weapons which could then be wielded with deadly force  against the Elementals’ foes. If attacked, the Living Forge could easily defend itself by employing its stony outer shell and the fiery turmoil contained within.

Monster Evolution: A walking weaponry and forge rolled into a single, massive construct, the Living Forge was once a tool of battle for the Elementals alone. However, after many long centuries, Living Forges began to stray from under their masters’ command and became wandering entities that are loyal to no man or beast but themselves.

A Living Forge’s pillar-like legs jam into the earth as it walks, sucking up geological resources to fuel its constant furnace, spitting out half-formed chunks of metal, stones, and jewels. If you come across a trail of misshapen weaponry or armor, charred beyond usage, it is likely to lead you to one such creature striding across the land, seeking some purpose known only to itself. At rare times, the unbound Living Forge will produce a weapon of such strength and keenness that the mightiest warriors in existence would slaughter one another to possess it.

Special Abilities:

·        Furnace Blast – The Living Forge roars at its enemies, striking with heat and air damage. Players must make a saving roll to keep from being stunned for one turn.

·        Molten Wave – The Living Forge sunders its stone breastplate, allowing its molten essence to pour out and splash over any attackers. All those stroke suffer from fire damage for the next two turn.

·        Bestowal – Must be played on an allied creature or hero. They receive a molten weapon that adds +2 fire damage to their attacks for the next 3 turns.

·        Foundation – The Living Forge becomes immobile for a single turn, drawing its stone plating together into an impenetrable, immovable shield. It takes half damage from all attacks during this turn.

Attributes:

Magic resistant

Vulnerable to water-based attacks

Neutral creature

Friend or Foe – Can be used to either boost the player’s attacks/defenses, or to directly attack the opposing player’s forces.

Draconis Decay Dragon - One of Terathan's most fierce creatures to ever come across. Draconis suffers from milleniums of decay and rot, his mere presence, strikes fear in all who dare. A simple scratch causes an infection you would surely die from. 

Whats included: MINIATURE SCULPTED - TERATHAN PSD BESTIARY PAGE - ELITE PROMO FANTASY CARD

Thanks so much Kickstarter for this opportunity to bring my miniatures to life. Working on lots more additions and rewards and hope that including stretch goals will allow me to get many more miniatures crafted.

Risks and challenges

Well as you can see from the project, I have the miniatures created, I have the mold making company selected awaiting shipment, and we have more miniatures being constructed as of this message. This project is well on its way and asking Kickstarter for a jump start to get these miniatures cast, I believe is a low risk investment for kickstarters...

Thanks for all who has supported this project and looking forward to bringing you the full game soon.

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    + 1 - "Evil Female Daemon" cast in Lead Free Pewter

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    Every wanted to have your own custom miniature made? Every wanted to be part of a new unique fantasy miniature game, well here is your chance. With a pledge to this reward level, we will take your idea and make it into your very own 28mm reality. Your imagination is the limit when it comes to this miniature, you can choose to have a monster or hero, the choose is 100% yours. What do you get for this price?? - Concept pencil art of your Miniature, sculpting completed and after approval, your miniature cast in Lead Free Pewter. You will also receive 5 copies of your miniature sent to you, included in this price. All future copies will be available at a reasonable cost, which will be determined after the miniature is cast and the metal required is determined. Also your miniature will come complete with its own Fantasy Trading card unique to the game, and might even be used for a whole new race for the game itself. So to break it down - Custom concept drawing in pencil - Miniature sculpted, cast in Pewter, and 5 copies sent to you - Custom Terathan Game Trading Card unique to that miniature - Bestiary Write up including history and evolution - and designer credit given to you, on your contributions to the game.

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