Hello Folks and welcome to Venus 1888, a 28mm Victorian Science Fiction range from Dragon Bait Miniatures. This range has been in the making for over a year and involves such talented sculptors as Dave Soderquist, Andy Pieper and the Rivet Master himself Mark Fuller.
The range of Venus 1888 has been built with three assumptions in mind.
1) Venus could be exploited by the Colonial powers.
2) The atmosphere of Venus created a Dr Jeckel-Mr Hyde effect on men, making them unsuitable.
3) There were commodities on Venus so valuable they were willing to send woman to secure it.
The goal of this first campaign is to offer a complete Female British force to include infantry, cavalry, artillery, and command elements. Possible future campaigns will include the scheming Venusian Amazons and the dastardly Prussians themselves. Ok,enough prattle and on to battle, let’s see what these ladies have to offer!
Pack One includes four British troopers advancing with an NCO with Sword and Pistol. Models are pewter and include bases.
Pack Two is a reinforcement pack for pack one to make a complete squad.
Pack Three is the command element to include a Captain,Standard bearer, Musician and the mounted English General Lady Grey. A small flag assortment is in the works as well (Not shown).
Pack four includes the rocket launcher which is partially complete in detail at this time.
Pack Five includes two cavalry of your choice. The Codes are
Cavalry Command with Sword (CCS).
Cavalry Command with Standard. (CCD)
Cavalry Command with Bugle (CCB)
Calvary Trooper with Sword (CTS)
Calvary Trooper with Pistol (CTP)
Add on One is a resin kit of 14 parts Measuring seven inches high. An epic monstrosity for the table top for $57.
This add on at $25 are three terror birds and include nest.
Here are some new exciting add-ons for the campaign. Dave Soderquist did an awesome job on the ladies while Kev adams got Bull Terrier duty. Remember for each hundred dollars you support the campaign you may choose one of these for free.
These are the last three add-ons to the campaign. If you have bought the artillery pack then the stacked rifles are included for free and shown below.
Risks and challenges
The risks and challenges of this campaign are minimal as this is Dragon Bait Miniatures fourth crowd funding campaign. I have all the miniatures sculpted with the last packs being molded next week. Stretch goals are also being designed at this time.
Production will be spun to campaign requirements and I believe all orders will be satisfied within four months after the campaign has ended.
Shipping in the USA: I will pay for all shipping on orders $100 Dollars or more.
Non European Union: I will pay half the shipping costs on orders $100 dollars or more.
European Union: Annie at Bad Squiddo Games has joined us as a distribution partner in the EU, which now makes this project EU friendly! The price you pay for shipping (below) is just that. There will be no customs or other hidden charges.
When the Kickstarter is ready to ship, it will all go to her office in Cardiff, UK, for packing up and sending out to you. This means I can finally give you some shipping prices.
It will be flat rate, so if you are in the UK it is $8, and anywhere else EU $10. No matter how much you buy! This will be invoiced after the campaign ends. Please note, there MAY be an extra shipping surcharge for the Heavy Prussian walker.
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