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Welcome to the world of tabletop gaming! We are Dore and Dante, the writing and directing brothers behind Assembly Required
Only available on Kickstarter!
You can grab the miniatures as rewards, all of which come with the full Assembly Required movie. Created especially for the film, these 28mm scale miniatures are made from resin using 3D printing technology. They were designed and sculpted by the directing team Dante and Doré.
Weta Workshop Sculptor Gary Hunt has joined Assembly Required and is sending in some of his amazing miniatures!
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You don't have to be a well known to be cast. Be part of the creative process. If there is any way you'd like to get involved please contact us at
How Your Pledge Helps
Some scenes require visual effects to add large sets too expensive to build.
Music and Sound Design
Funds raised will help us obtain better samples of instruments, and pay for a Sound Designer to balance the sound across the movie.
Help us shoot the last few scenes of the movie and and pay our actors for their hard work.
About the Film
Assembly Required tells the story of Theo, a modern day Viking warrior who is also a passionate wargamer. His one regret is losing touch with his childhood gaming group.
By chance, years later they all meet in a field. Whilst Theo has honed his skills on the tabletop and become a master with a cardboard sword, his old friends have entered the very real underworld of crime. Genuinely impressed by his sword wielding abilities they want Theo involved in their latest heist! But what does Theo want?
A series of unlikely and unfortunate events unfold to push Theo into life changing action. He leaves England and goes on an adventure in the hope of fulfilling his dream of battling in every Hearthsaga Gaming Store in the world! He arrives in the USA where he meets many challenges which push him to his limits...
We have been working and developing the film for three years, and it's almost complete! In 2015 we flew to Washington DC in the USA, only to find when we arrived our actress was unable to take part. We were fascinated by the city, and wanted to re-create its unique atmosphere and allow that epic journey. So we went back home and began to use everything we had learned working in visual effects to complete those sections of the movie.
We have put our heart and soul and many hours over three years into making this film; we are very passionate about the process and can't wait for you to see it! We have loved the challenges and journey of filming our first feature film; it has been amazing seeing the film come together and we are so excited to shoot the last few scenes with your help.
To complete the project we need the help of every fan of boardgaming, miniatures and art.
Thank you for taking the time to read our Kickstarter page, any pledge at all will really help with the completion of Assembly Required, don't forget to contact us if you are a budding actor or interesting in being involved in the movie yourself! If you like the project why not share it with your friends and maybe grab a troll or elf and get painting like Theo! All miniatures come with a copy of the movie.
Risks and challenges
Risks and Challenges
As with any Kickstarter, there could be delays or unexpected challenges; nevertheless, we have many years experience meeting deadlines in our visual effects work for film and tv and know how to come up with solutions quickly to enable us to deliver on time.
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