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£4,887
pledged of £2,500pledged of £2,500 goal
92
backers
13days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, July 1 2019 5:00 PM UTC +00:00.

About

The towering white city of Ethilia is a wonder to behold. Although now quite cosmopolitan its architecture is still very much rooted in the tradition of its original builders, the elves. 

This kickstarter introduces the original buildings of the city in printable .stl format, with each building created for the purpose of 3D printing. This means that all buildings have been fully optimised for supportless printing, and test printed to give you, the gamer, the very best terrain with minimum work.

 All buildings are guaranteed to be fully optimised and test printed. 

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The Simple House is the type of house that the majority of the inhabitants of the city live in, and can be found mostly outside the city walls.

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The Craftsman's House - from Blacksmiths to Fletchers, brewers to bakers, these workshops are a common sight.

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The Larger Dwelling is often home to those that gained wealth through trade. They reside most commonly near the marketplaces.

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The Mansion - For the richer citizen often born from royalty, or one with a highly successful profession, the mansion resides within the walls of the city and often come with extravagant gardens.



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 The Tower and Walls that protect the great city of Ethilia. 

These walls have been modelled for modular connection, meaning you can have any length of wall, any number of towers, big or small, and with any angled connection so you can set any perimeter you want.

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Crafts Package - The crafts package is our first unlocked stretch goal and consists of three professions: Blacksmith, Bakery, and Stone masonry. Perfect to add to the Ethilian craftsman's house!

This is now included in the City and Partner pledges.


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 Roads and Paths - This is our second unlocked stretch goal and comes in many modular sections to create diverse routes in and out of the City.

This is now included in all pledge levels at Homestead and above.


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City Gate - Our third unlocked stretch goal, the City Gates, fully functional to open.

 This is now included in the City and Partner pledges.

 Straight off the print bed. Printed in two pieces with no supports and no clean-up.

Test print of the Simple House.


  Straight off the print bed. Printed in two pieces with no supports and no clean-up.

Test print of the Craftsman's House.


  Straight off the print bed. Printed with no supports and no clean-up.

Test print of the walls

The test prints were printed on an Ender 3, 0.4 nozzle at 0.2 layer height using the FDG Terrain profile. Scaled for 28mm miniatures.

Painted test print of the Simple House.

 Painted test print of the Craftman's House.

 Miniatures used to show scale. Buildings can be scaled to suit.





*Some models may change slightly as they are optimised for printing.





Since childhood, gaming has been a gigantic part of our lives. Table-top gaming specifically, has always brought friends and family together and is always a joy to be involved in. That is why Black Magic Pixels was formed, to give back to the table-top gaming community with high quality, easy to print scenery that is guaranteed to spice up any game. Although this is just the beginning for us, we wish to continue strong into the future, with making more high quality scenery from all kinds of different genres, races, styles and more to offer a huge variety of printable scenery to use in any situation. With your help and support, we can make that a reality.

Risks and challenges

Although this is our first project, we have compiled a risk register and have mitigated identified risks where we can. Test prints have been carried out, not just on the initial complete designs but also on small areas of the more complex buildings to determine practicality for printing. All files will be distributed as digital files. As with all digital projects, there are risks that computer equipment or systems fail. We have instigated a back up routine to regularly preserve all progress on the project. Some buildings have been completed and we are confident of our delivery dates for these. Reaching stretch goals may lead to a phased delivery of further buildings. As with all small businesses we rely on the skills and creativity of individuals in the business. There is always a risk that illness or serious injury will cause a significant problem with delivery of the project. This is not something we can control or mitigate for but the team are currently fit and healthy!

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