Welcome to Monstrous Lexicon - Series 1 Kickstarter. This is a joint project between Bears Head Miniatures, Arcane Library and The Pickled Dragon. The Monstrous Lexicon is a huge collection of original monsters as well as four new playable races for the 5th edition of the world's greatest role-playing game and this project is the start of a series to bring the creatures form the pages of the Lexicon to your gaming tables or collections. There are also some creatures and characters that are outside of the manual, but I think they compliment the range and will find a home in your games. The miniatures are 28mm scale.
The miniatures are traditionally sculpted by hand and will be cast in metal or resin, as detailed in their descriptions. Supplied unpainted with a plastic base as appropriate.
You can pick up a physical or digital copy of The Monstrous Lexicon from the links below, via Amazon or Drive Thru RPG.
The miniatures are sculpted and ready to be cast, this project is to fund the production cost. Chris at Macrocosm Miniatures is an experienced metal caster and the master casting will be complete before the campaign finishes, I will have metal casts to show you in an update. Then the production casting will commence after I've received the details of your pledges.
You can pledge by selecting one of the reward tiers given. If you require a selection of miniatures, then adjust your pledge total to reflect the total cost of the miniatures you want.
You will receive a unique coupon code equal to your pledge amount, roughly two weeks after the campaign finishes. I'll provide instructions on how to complete your order via Kickstarter messages and a link to my online store. You will also have the opportunity to add to your pledge from my existing ranges.
Postage starts at £2 in the UK and £4 rest of the World for 1-2 miniatures and a flat rate of £4 and £6 for 3+ miniatures. This is collected after the campaign finishes via the pledge manager.
The profits, after Kickstarter, casting and packaging fees are accounted for will be shared between Bears Head Miniatures and The Pickled Dragon.
The miniatures will eventually become part of my Bears Head Miniatures range, which includes a number of character sculpts, sci-fi and fantasy themed miniatures..
Now lets have a look at the miniatures...
The Valravn is a fiendish blend of humanoid and Raven. Long skinny legs carry the creature in a hunched, upright position, while it's torso is covered in disheveled black feathers.
The Valraven is a demonic servant, which scours the mortal World in search of the mortally wounded or sick, to steal their souls back to its Masters nefarious needs.
Valravn is £4 and cast in White Metal.
Pact Devil £4
Lurking in the shadows, ever vigilant, a tall handsome man watches his mortal prey. It's victim is vulnerable due to Pride, greed, or desperation and Pact Devil offers an easy solution for a catastrophic price.
Pact Devil makes a great recurring character, maybe he helps your adventurers out and is keeping a close eye on his property, or maybe he needs the adventurers help in getting a contract signature from a particularly despicable Lord.
Pact Devil is £4 and cast in White Metal.
Dwarf Druid £4
He's a happy soul our Dwarf Druid, always full of joy at the wonders of nature. He might just have a rare herb or two in his Grove, but he's also possibly the most annoying NPC your adventurers will ever meet.
Dwarf Druid is £4 and cast in White Metal.
Dire Honey Badger £4
Dire Honey Badger The Chuck Norris of the animal kingdom. No bigger or faster animal ever gives the honey badger crap. If they did, that animal wouldn't have the chance to regret it and this is the Dire version, so a very handy ally for any adventuring druids out there.
Dire Honey badger is £4 and cast in White Metal.
The Enchantress lives in the seclusion of the forest, away from prying eyes so she can practice her craft in peace. Is the frog around her waist an ingredient for a spell or a transformed ex that she likes to keep hanging around?
Enchantress is £4 and cast in White Metal.
Hamlet the Great Dane £4
Hamlet the Great Dane. He's the perfect companion, faithful, courageous and always alert to danger. No serious party of adventurers should be without one.
Hamlet is £4 and cast in White Metal.
Sarge the Bulldog £4
Sarge the Bulldog. Hes the perfect companion, loving, grumpy and quite stubborn. No tavern or Wizards Tower should be without one.
Sarge the Bulldog is £4 and cast in White Metal
A person who resorts to cannibalism might find themselves possessed and corrupted by demonic forces into the hideous Wendigo. Forever cursed with an insatiable hunger for flesh, the Wendigo stalks the frozen forests of the North in search of its next victim.
Wendigo is a two part miniature cast in White Metal £6.
The Grooleshi, a deeply spiritual and introspective society of monastic elephant-men. They are a playable race in the Monstrous Lexicon. As they increase in experience they grow additional trunks. I have an alternative head with two trunks in work, that'll be available as a stretch goal.
Grooleshi is a two part miniature cast in White Metal £6.
Boil Toad £6
Rows of curved fangs lurk inside the cavernous mouth of this mottled, pony sized toad. Dozens of gelatinous sacs fill the gaping pores along its back. Twitching tadpoles are visible inside.
Boil Toad is £6 and cast in Resin.
Black Bear £6
The Black Bear typically live in largely forested areas, but do leave forests in search of food. Sometimes they become attracted to human communities because of the immediate availability of food. They also make great animal companions and a popular shape shifting choice.
Black Bear is £6 and cast in White Metal.
Deep within the gloom of Hades, a beast of legend stands guard over the damned. Cerberus, the three headed hound watches the gates to the pits of Tartarus.
Cerberus is£8 and cast in resin.
Great White Shark £15 - 100 Backers Stretch Goal Unlocked
Gruagach £4 - Unlocked
FOREST CRITTERS £6 - Unlocked
Grooleshi Slave / Dress your own - Unlocked £6
Charging Unicorn £6- Unlocked
Mummy Couple £7 - Unlocked
Risks and challenges
This is my seventh Kickstarter project. The sculpting is already complete and the miniatures will be master cast before it finishes. The production molding will then start once I know the number of casts required, which will be collected approximately two weeks after the campaign finishes and the backer details are available to me.
I'll send out the orders to the backers via Royal Mail. You'll be notified by email when the miniatures are dispatched.
To ensure you receive your miniatures in good time, please complete the reward survey promptly, this will be available to complete at my Bears Head Miniatures webstore, approximately two weeks after the campaign finishes.
I'll issue a unique voucher equal to your pledge, so you can confirm your order from my web store. Or email me directly at email@example.com with your details.
You will have the opportunity to add to your order from the rest of my Bears Head Miniatures range.
Postage starts at £2 in the UK and £4 rest of the World for 1-2 miniatures and a flat rate of £4 and £6 for 3+ miniatures. Collected after the campaign finishes when you complete your order via my online store.
Your welcome to add to your order from my existing ranges, when you complete your pledge, this may increase the postage rate for large orders.
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