About this project
Since a child, I've had two constant interests in my life. One was for animals--I've collected and read numerous books regarding the study of animals as well as fictional stories in which animals where prominent characters. I've also loved to draw and I especially like cartoons and animation. So I finally got with Pat and discussed combining these passions and talents into a new line of critter miniatures.
The result is a fantastic list of cute critters of many animal types from many popular genres, including Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Western, and more, that we hope you'll enjoy. The core set begins with several characters with medieval Asian influence, but stretch goals will encompass various other genres. Care is taken to size the figures so they are compatible with other models from the most popular manufacturers within the 28mm to 32mm range of heroic scale sizes. KritterKins™ are cast in high quality pressure-cast urethane resin that reproduces almost exactly the detail of the original sculpt. All models are supplied unpainted and some assembly may be required.
Why return to Kickstarter? We have all of the models shown ready to go into production, but molding, mastering, and casting runs are expensive. It would take us longer to raise the funds to put these models into production over time than if we ask for funds to make a collection of them at one time. We want to get these models out to you as soon as possible, and through Kickstarter, YOU can make that possible.
Since we funded in just over 24 hours from launch, we are currently selecting additional KritterKins to offer as upcoming stretch goals and will be posting more art, sculpts, and ideas along the way.
$10,000 Managara - KritterKin - As fierce as a dire wolf with a sword and buckler, Managara will be a choice for the Kit 'n' Kaboodle and you can also select her as an Add-On for the pledge amount of $8.
$11,000 Torthos - KritterKin - That sash was a gift to him by the Queen of Beasts! A steadfast and true protector of the king and his queen, Torthos will be a choice for the Kit 'n' Kaboodle and you can also select her as an Add-On for the pledge amount of $8.
$9000 Coco Loco - KritterKin - Blast happy pirate scalawag known for his coconut bombs, Coco Loco is available as a choice for the Kit 'n' Kaboodle and you can also select him as an Add-On for the pledge amount of $8.
$8000 Flint Beastwood UNLOCKED! - KritterKin - Lone wolf wanderer of the wild west, Flint is available as a choice for the Kit 'n' Kaboodle and you can also select him as an Add-On for the pledge amount of $8.
PLUS! - Another choice slot for the Kit 'n' Kaboodle level has been added allowing you to select 7 KritterKin choices. That's a MSRP value of $79 all for a $50 pledge!
$7500 Naito UNLOCKED! - KritterKin - Dark and silent as the night for which she is named, Naito is available as a choice for the Kit 'n' Kaboodle and you can also select her as an Add-On for the pledge amount of $8.
$7000 Promethia UNLOCKED! - Sidekick - Promethia the fire elemental is available in the Kit 'n' Kaboodle absolutely FREE. You may also select her as an Add-On for the pledge amount of $2.
$6000 Captain Kelpington UNLOCKED! - Kritterkin - Captain Kelpington the salty sea otter captain is now a choice for the Kit 'n' Kaboodle and you can also select him as an Add-On for the pledge amount of $8.
$5000 Friskers UNLOCKED! - Sidekick - Friskers is available in the Kit 'n' Kaboodle absolutely FREE. You can also select him as an Add-On for the pledge amount of $2.
More items on the way!
Jonesey Weaver - the fearless feline first officer with a soft spot for mice! And remember--in space, no one can hear you meow! She is now available as a choice for the Kit 'n' Kaboodle and as an Add-On for the additional pledge amount of $8.
PICK OF THE LITTER LEVEL - This backer level allows you to choose from any of the rewards available or unlocked a la carte. This level does NOT include the free items or additional choices added to the Kit 'n' Kaboodle.
KIT 'N' KABOODLE LEVEL - Backers at this level may choose which KritterKins are included in your Kit from the ones listed in the Add-Ons section. This will allow you to choose duplicates of the same KritterKin if you prefer. The Kit 'n' Kaboodle includes all of the unlocked FREEBIES as the project progresses.
These items may be added at any backer level for the listed pledge amount shown. More items will be added to the available selections if they are unlocked as stretch goals over the course of the project.
BONUS ADD-ON COMBOS
These are special sets or collections of our existing Sidekicks that you may select as a reward option for the additional pledge amount shown and are offered to Kickstarter backers at a special promotional amount. More sets will be added to the campaign over the course of the project.
Patrick Keith has contributed work all across the miniatures industry including top companies like Reaper Miniatures, Dark Sword Miniatures, Privateer Press, CMON, Avatars of War, and over thirty more.
We will charge shipping after the Kickstarter based on the actual costs. This will be collected via our pledge manager after the campaign ends. DO NOT INCLUDE ADDITIONAL FUNDS TO COVER YOUR POSTAGE PAYMENT IN YOUR PLEDGE!
Any funds collected through the KS system are reduced by 10% when KS takes out their fees. This means that any funds collected to cover postage are 10% less than what is actually needed to cover postage IF the postage rates do not increase between the time of billing and shipping. (Postal rates have increased on us during our projects at least once prior to fulfillment. In one case the rates increased twice!)
After the campaign ends, backers will be able to select their rewards via the pledge manager. Shipping costs will be calculated and collected at that time. You will also be able to select additional rewards options at that time if you wish.
Postage will be billed by region when backers make their choices via our pledge management system. All postage fees must be paid at that time before shipment can be completed. Rewards will be posted from the US to all backer's addresses.
Postage ESTIMATES by region: (Please note these are estimates only. Your actual shipping charge may be higher or lower depending on the type of shipping selected and your region.)
US $4.00 - $15.00 (1st Class or Priority Mail)
CAN / UK / EU $15.00 - $25.00
AU / NZ / ROW $15 - $30.
Bombshell Miniatures is not responsible for any customs duties, taxes or fees incurred as a result.
US rewards may be shipped via either USPS 1st Class or USPS Priority mail. All International Mail is shipped USPS 1st Class International mail.
Risks and challenges
We have fulfilled five prior Kickstarter campaigns and have experience with managing projects and handling production requirements.
Delays may occur but every effort will be made to deliver your rewards in a timely manner with proven quality. We encourage you to examine our other projects as proof of our track record.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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