All miniatures are delivered as downloadable .stl files for 3D printing; no physical minis are included.
War rages across the borders of the Empire, and creatures of legend descend from the hills and mountains to prey upon helpless villages and even the better-defended walled towns of these regions. Most deadly of them all is the Hobgoblin King, ruler of a vast city populated by his hobgoblin legions and their oni allies, along with flocks of quarrelsome tengu and even humans who traffic with such evil beings. The adventure sets offered in this Kickstarter range from defending a small village or attacking an outpost of hobgoblin soldiers, to adventuring in a human city based loosely on Northeastern Asia, to an all-out war in the Hobgoblin King's own city! The pieces are designed for 28mm D&D or other fantasy RPG gaming, but can be scaled to 15mm for wargames using smaller scale.
These .stl files allow you to print two entire cities with dramatically different architecture reflecting their inhabitants, along with sinister bamboo forests to fill with monsters, treasures, and puzzles! Whether you're fighting hobgoblin raiders, conniving with thieves, plotting against the Emperor, or working to thwart the plans of the Hobgoblin King, this Kickstarter can give your players a visual spectacle they'll be talking about for years.
Well-known 3D sculptor Iain Lovecraft is teaming up with ENNIE award-winning author Matt Finch and Zach Glazar of Frog God Games to bring you buildings and terrain designed to provide what gamers need with tabletop terrain - places to hide, places to put figures, things to climb, and all the little details that can sometimes get left out of the sculpting process. Including the ever-present dangers of "fat fingers," being able to see the minis over the terrain, and cat attacks on the table setup.
All of these files print without the need for slicer supports.
Walls and Buildings are all mounted on the Dragonbite bases from Fat Dragon Games, but will also come with an un-based "scatter" version for those who don't use a tile system.
The Basic House ($2 Pledge)
The common folk of the cities and towns live in houses like this one. The higher-tier sets contain many more buildings, but this house and the other commoner-houses like it are the foundation of the city’s middle class. It can also be used for lone farmhouses at the edges of the bamboo forest.
Hobgoblin Barracks-House ($5)
This house can, of course, be used for all sorts of inhabitants, but one finds them scattered about in the mountains and the bamboo forests, wherever hobgoblins and kenku lurk. Its ornate form reflects very clearly the differences between hobgoblin culture and that of the brutal orcs.
Village Battle-Set ($15)
Whether the characters are helping to defend the city against hordes of attackers or whether they're the ones doing the attacking, town walls are an essential component of adventuring outside the dungeon. This set gives you the Basic House set plus:
- Two long city walls
- Two short city walls
- Long city wall with inset for greebles
- Outer Wall 4 (Has greeble-niche)
- City Gate (2 pieces)
- City Wall Corner
- Wooden Wall-Rampart
- Outer Wall Corner Pillar
- Wall Greebles (9 pieces)
Hobgoblin Outpost ($19)
If the characters begin their adventures in the wilderness near the city, they may encounter the outposts that circle the great city of the Hobgoblin King. Will they attempt to infiltrate them, posing as mercenaries, or will they attempt a head-on assault? Actually let's be honest: no matter what they plan ... it's going to be a head-on assault.
This tier grants you the Basic House PLUS
- Hobgoblin Barracks-House
- Two long hobgoblin city walls
- Two short hobgoblin city-walls
- Long hobgoblin city wall with inset for greebles
- Hobgoblin City Gate (2 pieces)
- Hobgoblin City Wall Corner
- Wooden Wall-Rampart
- Outer Wall Corner Pillar
- Hobgoblin Wall Greebles (9 pieces)
Town Adventure Set ($49)
If you're all about city adventures and don't need the hobgoblin walls, you can use this set to expand your village walls into a full-scale town or even a city. This set is great for adventuring inside the town, resting up and finding contacts, or defending against a full-scale assault by the Hobgoblin King! This set gets you the Basic House, the entire Village Battle-Set, PLUS:
- Street tiles (6 different pieces)
- Bamboo Forest (16 pieces)
- 20x20 house ground floor
- 20x20 roof set (3 roofs)
- Corner wall tower
- 20x30 house ground floor
- 20x30 house second floor
- 20x30 house roof
- Riser for altering height of upper floors
- Pillar tile for street corners
- Simple bridge
- Cattail, lily-pad, and rock scatter
- The Shrine
- Simple Torii Gate
Cities Mega-Set ($75)
This is the stretch goal level of the Kickstarter. This set gets you the Basic House, the Village Battle-Set, the Hobgoblin Outpost Battle-Set, the entire Town Adventure Set, PLUS STRETCH GOALS. Note that the Ultimate Cities and Citadels Set can unlock buildings that are not stretch goals, and these are not included in this tier. In addition to the lower-level tier sets, this tier begins with the Pagoda as an added thank-you!
- Human City Pagoda
- STRETCH GOALS!
Ultimate Cities and Citadels Pack ($125)
This tier grants you all the rewards and stretch goals of all the smaller sets, plus the Castle Walls of the Human Warlord as a starter. After that, we will add buildings to this tier based on how many people have backed this tier only. The human castle has been added to this tier already, as a bonus piece.
- If this tier reaches 125 backers, then the Citadel Backers will also receive the Castle Walls of the Hobgoblin King
- If this tier reaches 250 backers, then Citadel backers will also receive the Castle (Human) . The Human Castle has already been added to the pledge tier as a bonus.
- If this tier reaches 350 backers then Citadel backers will receive the Citadel of the Hobgoblin King.
Here is a prototype of the Castle Walls:
Risks and challenges
The three of us running this Kickstarter have a combined 50+ Kickstarters under our belts, between Matt and Zach's experience with Frog God Games and Iain's previous 3D print Kickstarters. However, this is a new company, and it does rely on all three of us to fulfill the rewards. If any of us develops a sudden health problem or the classic "gets hit by a bus tomorrow" scenario, that could delay fulfillment.
3D print files are not a physical product and do not incur the risks of shipping problems or fluctuations in postage costs, so we do not consider these to be risks. However, even digital delivery does create some risks, from the failing of computers, bandwidth problems with a server, and loss of files. We have multiple backups of the files that have already been created, so the risk here would be a computer problem that delays delivery (server problems, etc.) or loss of stretch goal files in progress.
We will break down all the models into smaller files and create high and lower resolution models were possible so that backers can choose the level of detail which fits their print system best.
We strive to produce models that will print with as little support and parts as possible. Some models print in one go whilst most are split up into parts which must be printed separately and then assembled. All models will be packed with their respective parts list and assembly instructions.
The file format of choice will be .STL and the models shall be zipped and made available to the user for download. The user is responsible for downloading their product and must have a valid internet connection and email with which to collect their reward, via internet download. We will keep the files on our system for at least three months after the first date of issue. The user must ensure that he collects the files within this time frame or risk forfeit.
Backers must realize that the resolution you obtain on your print is down to the system you use. Our high resolution files will give you almost render quality prints on high end SLA machines, whilst the same files will produce lesser resolution prints on standard FDM printers. At any rate, all the files have been previously tested on SLA and FDM printers and have shown satisfactory produce.
We recommend FDM Prints with at least a 400micron nozzle and 200 micron layer height for terrain. Ideally 300micron nozzle with 100 micron layer height will give you outstanding prints all round. We have also tested the files with larger nozzles, at 500 microns and decent results are possible on most prints, if the layer height and temperature is controlled correctly. 0.5(500 micron) nozzles are not recommended for miniature printing.
SLA printers should have no problems obtaining excellent resolution and finish even at 100 micron layer height although 50 micron layer height is recommended for minute sculpt detail clarity.
We supply the user with a design that has been tested on conventional home hobby printers and is proven to print.
We do not hold ourselves responsible for the production or manufacturing process of the design, this is exclusively up to the user.
Users may modify models and files at their own risk and only for their own personal use. Modified files are not guaranteed by us and as such, users do this under their own risk and know how.
The Images shown on the campaign page are just for visualization and although they may come very close, they are not an exact representation of the final design or printed model, which may vary slightly.
We reserve the right to alter any of the models shown, at any time, before delivery, with the intent of improving the design, or efficiency of production.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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