This is a quick update in response to numerous inquiries over where we’ve been the last month or two.
CSM has been experiencing some administrative and organizational issues and we... Read more
Currently looking at options for casting the monstrous King of Evil Dragons - the difficult
part is sending out pictures instead of allowing people to have the "actual model" in... Read more
King of Evil Dragons REVEALED!
Comments on the final model welcome. As you can see, we've tried
to post detailed pictures of all parts for you to see.
The triceps on the arms have been... Read more
King of Dragons is FINISHED!
Pictures forthcoming, as well as a "reveal" video. Definitely worth the wait.
I think you will ALL be pleased.
Back to business
The past three weeks have kept me out... Read more
King of Dragons nearing completion; more updates soon
My apologies to all, as the day job has kept me from the CSM office for going on three weeks now.
I have an inbox full of emails that I will... Read more
King of Dragons Update #9 - Balance Test
Drew continues to plug away on the King of Evil Dragons and is now working to make sure the final model balances properly and making appropriate adjustments.
As you can... Read more
King of Evil Dragons Update #8 - Legs completed, detailing and wings left
Here is the King of Evil Dragons, standing (and supported by sculptor Drew Williams' massive hand!)....Check out the 28-30mm miniature standing next to the King's right leg, and... Read more
King of Evil Dragons Update #7
A few bits of miscellanea, first addressing the end of pre-orders and the second addressing the last update and concerns over the legs of the KoED.
Pre-Orders end July 6... Read more
King of Evil Dragons Update #6 - Details, Details, Details & Some Legs
Drew's hard work continues. The work on the feet and legs begins - and a pile of KoED parts to show, also.
Matt S. - CSM
King of Evil Dragons WIP #4
Since we've been posting KoED updates now consistently with no new add-on requests from the Demons & Devils project, we're opening the ability to purchase a model to ToH... Read more
King of Evil Dragons Update #3
Drew Williams is wasting no time putting together what I believe will be one of the more memorable models in recent history. If you haven't added a King of Evil Dragons... Read more
King of Evil Dragons Add-Ons + WIP #2
Drew Williams has sent in another WIP of the King of Evil Dragons, this time a look at the layout and basing of the wings.
For casting purposes, Drew... Read more
King of Evil Dragons V2 - First WIP
Drew Williams has completed the skeletal structure of the King of Evil Dragons and has shared a WIP photo with us. I think you will agree that it is a ... Read more
King of Evil Dragons - Updates
I would like to take a moment to thank Jason Wiebe for his time and effort trying to put together a King of Evil Dragons model for us and for... Read more
King of Evil Dragons - Update
Received these tonight from Jason Wiebe. He says:
"Putting back in the lost teeth, the king is looking pretty great now, will send some pics. Still a little to go,... Read more
King of Evil Dragons by April 15th
Sculptor Jason Wiebe and I have mutually confirmed that the King of Evil Dragons sculpt will be completed by April 15th.
In the event there are issues at that... Read more
Resin restocks arrive!
As scheduled, six large boxes containing resin restocks (and the resin pledge miniatures) arrived today. Our packaging team will be working tomorrow (3.12.14) through Friday (3.14.14) getting them ready to... Read more
Resin replenishment expected 3.11.14
As I mentioned in a prior update, we're expecting our resin replenishment - and the resin only orders that were placed - to arrive tomorrow.
I think it would be... Read more
Update - 2.18.14
Received a picture of the resin rewards today from Valiant and we should be receiving them soon. We'll be leaving them on sprues instead of splicing them off to provide... Read more
2/3 fulfillment achieved, shipping continues...
Last week we FINALLYhit the tipping point where light is streaming brightly through the end of the tunnel, and I wanted to provide everyone with a shipping update. While... Read more
King of Dragons nearing completion
I received the following today from Jason Wiebe:
Please understand these pictures were taken BEFORE the pre-final assembly test. Model is missing horns, spikes, and other small... Read more
We're pleased to finally be in full-blown fulfillment with the train running at full speed and would like to thank each of you for your support.
With several more hands... Read more
1/4 Of Parcels Shipped....And more going out this week
With the addition of our shipping help this weekend, we managed to get the first 1/4 of the pledges packaged and they will be en route to the USPS tomorrow... Read more
Just a quick update mid-week for those of you who are anxiously awaiting that email confirmation.
I've prepackaged 50 boxes so far, which are taking up an inordinate amount of... Read more
Shipping confirmations to begin going out this week
We'll begin sending out the first of our shipping confirmations this week while we wait on the arrival early on of the modules and 25mm Personality figures. When you receive... Read more
Stretch module @ printer - prep work continues
Just a quick update for those of you anxiously waiting for big boxes to begin to flow - trust me, I feel your anxiety at this point, I want these... Read more
Massive update tomorrow, 6.15.13
In the process of putting together an update on fulfillment AND the King of Evil Dragons for tomorrow.
I've been in contact with sculptor Jason Wiebe several times this week,... Read more
Curtain Call for Federico Genovese
Tonight, I received the final green from Federico Genovese for this project, the long awaited Asmodeus.
Ironically, this is now my favorite figure from the range. Tremendously understated, yet sinister,... Read more
Received these tonight from Federico. Only one left from Federico, and that's Asmodeus.
Didn't care for the interpretation at first, but it quickly grew on me.
Matt S. - CSM
Lashing Prince, Fulfillment, and surveys...
It's been a little while since our last update, but we're still here, and on track to begin fulfillment beginning June 1st.
At this time we've got final pictures of... Read more
OOPS....Rotting Overlord + Latecomer Add-Ons
The Rotting Overlord of all Daemons will be a $16.00 latecomer add-on. MSRP of The Rotting Overlord in general sale will be a $24.95 resin kit.
In addition, please... Read more
STAT BLOCK - Tyranthrax, Lord of the Guardian Demons
A gift in April, to commemorate the launch of the long awaited pledge manager!
The back story and history for Tyranthrax, Lord of the Guardian Demons, as written by Swords... Read more
Update scheduled 4.1.13
Happy Easter, everyone!
I have pictures of the completed PRINCE OF THE UNDEAD in hand, but given the week and today's holiday, I've been trying deliberately to stay OUT of... Read more
Update - Sunday, 2.17.13
Not much to report today, as everything I had that was new went out in the update earlier this week.
I'm expecting finished photos of Moloch and Grazz'tsometime this... Read more
For the last two days, I've been fighting the sniffles and this morning I awoke to a fever and wonderful strain of influenza that's been making it's way through the... Read more
Update - 2.4.13
Here are pics of the Dretch, Imp and Quasit (bottom of page).
I like the dowdy look of the dretch, and Impoffering up the magical sword I... Read more
Update - 2.1.13
Received pictures of the Dretch, Imp and Quasit this evening and am preparing those for upload over the weekend. I am also anticipating a picture of the final Abshai... Read more
Update - Sunday, 1.27.13
Still waiting on the pictures of the latest greens, and I didsend out the initial surveys for the $5 level - so out of 400 backers, just... Read more
Latecomer Add-On invoices sent; surveys begin going out
As of 12:27 EST today, all invoices for latecomer "add-ons" have gone out.
If you requested add-ons but did NOT receive an invoice, please re-send the invoice to firstname.lastname@example.org.... Read more
Metal Erinyes down, resin ones to go...and accessory art, too!
As the add-on requests keep coming in (remember, only THREE DAYS LEFT to add to your pledge if you missed something!), we keep on packaging. Our office is a mess.... Read more
WIP - Demon VI
Taking a little longer than anticipated, but the promised WIP photos of the Demon VIarrived as I was shutting the computer down for the evening. With quality like this,... Read more
Updates - Packaging Day I - The castings begin to arrive...
Some excellent news for everyone - I will be able to fill the basic Kickstarter rewards pledges in your choiceof either METAL or RESIN. The large demons remain resin... Read more
Updates - Manufacturing, Sculpting, Delivery and Future Plans
As all of you know, this Kickstarter was started with the original intention of funding TWO miniatures - the Horned Devil and redesigned Glacial Demon.
Thanks to an (unexpected) ... Read more
Work continues on all aspects of the KS, but since it's been awhile, I thought I'd post some brief updates here.
* The Horned Devil, Glacial Demon, Manes, Lemures, Barbed... Read more
Demon Prince of Wolves & Wolf Companion
Here's the Demon Prince of Wolves and his animal companion...as rendered by Jason Wiebe.
NEW WIPs! Barbed Devils and Bone Devil
Received these WIPs of the Barbed Devils and Bone Devil tonight. Also received final pictures of the Rotting Overlord of all Daemons, which will be uploaded in another update... Read more
Work in Progress - Rotting Overlord of all Daemons + Update
Tim Prow and all of our sculptors are busy, busy, busy!
I received these early work in progresspictures this evening, and thought I'd share them with you before we... Read more
A pair of hellhounds...
Just in from sculptor Tim Prow - the one with flames coming from his mouth is my favorite.
Additional $75 and $100 Pledges - All Stretch goals INCLUDED
Apparently I caused some confusion over whether or not the stretch goals beginning with Asmodeus' Daughter and ending with the Ruttering Kinwould be included with multiple rewards packages or... Read more
4 HOURS - AND A NEW FREE STRETCH GOAL @ $66,600
If we hit $66,600 before this Kickstarter ends, we'll include a 24-page module, written to be compatible with the 1st Edition of the world's most popular role-playing game, in... Read more
6 Hours left....and the final bonus goal still waiting....
We're nearing the end of this exciting project, and with 6 hours left, we're only about $2K away from our final bonus goal.
As with any KS, there are... Read more
Twenty four hours and counting....
BOOM! 50K like it was nothing. Thanks to all of you, we're closing in on the final stretch and bonus goal. With only 24 hours left, it's our last chance... Read more
Some FAQs, some updates, and a push into the home stretch...
We're at the 48-hour mark, and as of 10 p.m. EST we are $14Kaway from achieving the final bonus goal. Please keep telling everyone you know - and... Read more
We made the "Top 10" On Kickstarter's Hot List - BEST DAY YET!
Thanks to you - our backers - we've made #8 on the "Top Ten" Hot List here at KS and increased our pledges by nearly $5,000- and there's still... Read more
Added all of the new stretch and bonus goals to the main page, and cleaned it up a bit. Will be changing the image for the $75rewards shortly, to... Read more
$40K Achieved - New Stretch and Bonus Goals Posted
AMON and his WINTER WOLF have become available as add-ons for only $12 to your pledge of $75 or more. Now, it's on to the two hellhounds at $45K... Read more
Please spread the word. And when you're done, spread the word some more.
This will be a brief update tonight, as I'm going to try and get some rest before spending all day here at the office updating the Kickstarter for the last... Read more
Our best day so far....and only four days left!
UNHOLY MOLEY x 2!
Our best day yet, with over $4,400 pledged! We also added 9 backers to the project. I guess lots of folks want the King of the... Read more
Only 5 Days Left ... a Bonus Goal and a Thank You!
There are only FIVE DAYS until this Kickstarter project ends.
Thanks to all of our supporters and backers, what was intended to fund the production of twoexisting miniatures has... Read more
Some relief for International backers - Shipping News
I did some more homework with the USPS today, and it looks like shipping might be a little easier on the wallet for international supporters than I had originally thought.... Read more
NEW Works In Progress - Geryon and Amon + Add-Ons Posted
We're now in the final 10 days of this project, so if you're sitting on the fence debating whether or not to support us with your pledge, we'd be grateful... Read more
Hard at work....
I am currently working on updating the project page with add-on information and our little promotional video. Remember, while the add-on prices are far belowwhat these miniatures will cost... Read more
MORE GREENS! 10 Day Countdown Begins in less than 24 hours...
Some more inspiration to help us to our $35K stretch goal. Here's a picture of the final sculpt of Asmodeus' Daughter, by Tim Prow. She stands the... Read more
UPDATE - Adventurers to fight the Legions of Hell?
I've been toying with the idea of a MASSIVE add-on for this project, and I'd like to see if there is any interest.
As many of you know, Center Stage... Read more
UPDATE - Erinyes (Work In Progress) from Patrick Keith
While she's not complete, I thought we'd share the work-in-progress of the Erinyes, as rendered by Patrick Keith. She'll have the prerequisite poison dagger and whip, as well.
International Shipping - UPDATE
Here's a quick update for those of you who have been on the fence in reference to international shipping.
As you know, I have been looking into every possible avenue... Read more
NEW GREENS - Bearded Devils (2) and Manes (3)
Hot off the digital camera press are photos of these Bearded Devils and Manes. Sculpted by Federico Genovese.
My first thought was that I wouldn't want to get... Read more
NEW! $25 Add-On - "Tyranthrax, First of the Molydeii"
I'm very pleased to introduce Tyranthrax, First of the Molydeii - our first all-new demon lord.
It's fitting that this is also a MASSIVE miniature...in the first picture below, he's... Read more
Duke Amon and his winter wolf...
...have been commissioned. Sculptor Jason Wiebe tells me we should have pics of the finished greens no later than Tuesday, October 2nd.
And even more darkness is in the works! ... Read more
3 more add-ons posted....an update...and a new demon
Once again, the people pledging support for this project continue to amaze me. $20K and still 18 days left - and the Prince of Undead and Mammon are now available... Read more
Federico loves you. And he loves sculpting Demons and Devils.
I received an email from sculptor Federico Genovese today, asking about the gap between the $20K Bonus Goal and the $35K free Stretch Goal.
"That's a big gap between... Read more
NIGHT HAG Miniature Revealed
Prior to running off to work this morning, I checked my email and found some pictures of Tim Prow's NIGHT HAG exclusive Kickstarter miniature!
Have three or four more pics,... Read more
Greens of Lemures posted; Night Hag pictures Monday
Fed emailed pics today of the finished Lemure greens; and he's working on the Manes, which we'll have some pics of this week. Then it's on to the big... Read more
BONUS GOAL UNLOCKED - And more good news...
The $15K Bonus Goal of Graz'zt, Moloch and Geryon has been unlocked!
Now you can add three of the baddest of the badto your pledge rewards for an... Read more
Scale Comparison Pics of Minis and Close-Up of T-Shirt
Some of you had asked for pictures of a few of the miniatures in this project so that you could get a better idea of scale. Below is the CSM... Read more
Thanks for your support!
Following the last two days of updates, I would like to thank everyone for dealing with the changes and occasional dips of the last three days.
With changes come anxiety.... Read more
To all things....some changes? (Nothing changes for current backers unless you alter your pledge goals yourself!)
After sitting down with a business advisor today, we reviewed the progress of our Demons & Devils Kickstarterand are absolutely amazed and overwhelmed at the level of support from... Read more
Concept Sketches - Type I, Type II and Horned Devil II (Cornugon)
Concept sketches are a quandary - most of my sculptors sculpt from their head and from their experiences with vintage role-playing games. But I asked Federicoto cobble together some... Read more
By Popular Request - Our first batch of "ADD-ONS!"
Backers at ANY pledge level can add these to their rewards by adding the amount listed below each miniature to their pledge amount. You can order AS MANY of each... Read more
Another Stretch Goal Blown Away - $7,500 and going strong!
Thanks to you, my friends and fellow fantasy miniature enthusiasts, we've reached $7500 in just three short days! Our sculptor, Federico Genovese, is busy at work on the first... Read more
Julie Guthrie 25mm Fantasy Personalities Reward - ADD-ON BONUS
By popular request, all backers at the $5 level and above can add the complete 8-miniature set of Julie Guthrie Fantasy Personalities for $10 additional dollars added to their pledge.... Read more
Double or Nothing BONUS GOAL - $10K by 9/17/12?
Wow...you guys (and gals!) are amazing. I never imagined that our project would take off like this - over 400% funded and two stretch goals reached within the first 48... Read more
BONUS! Molydeus Weapons Sprue - Flail and Halberd
We're adding a cool bonus to those who pledge at the $75 level and higher!
The Molydeus- which is already cast in metal, holding a massive two-handed axe -... Read more
Update on International Shipping/Resin Vs. Metal Castings
Thanks to everyone for their support of CSM's first Kickstarter project!
Since the project began, I've had many inquiries about international shipping and how much that will cost. Up until... Read more
Unholy moley! Funding goal CRUSHED in just 7 hours...and the first stretch goal is well within reach!
Thanks to you, the Demons and Devils Kickstarter was funded in just 7 hours - and we're almost halfway to the first stretch goal!
In a few days, the Ice... Read more