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
Thanks to Martin Jones for taking backer suggestions and
resculpting the Pedipalp.
Getting close to the end of the required sculpts and I thank everyone
for their... Read more
Cave Fisher and Pedipalp
Down to just the Black Dracolisk, Pitfall Spider, and Cooshee.
Here are the Pedipalp and Cave Fisher, by Martin Jones.
Greens due any day - thank you for your patience and support!
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
WIP Updates and More Painted ToH Miniatures...
Final sculpts still in progress by Enos Kline (Cooshee) and Martin Jones (Black Dracolisk, Cave Fisher, Pedipalp). I expect my inbox to be pinging at any... Read more
The Tome of Horrors - In Miniature!
The jury is out on this interesting sculpt by Martin Jones - Martin envisioned, a living, breathing stand on which the Tome itself sits. Personally, I imagined an old pulpit-style... Read more
Corruptor Demons + More
A great time was had at NTRPGConthis past weekend, and I also got the privilege of meeting about a half-dozen of our backers here. Thanks for stopping by the... Read more
New CARYATID COLUMN Green
The new Caryatid Column, which was completed by CSM newcomer Micah Nichols.
Thanks to all of our backers for their input. I believe this monster will be as... Read more
I can't begin a single update here without thanking all of you for your participation in CSM's ToH Kickstarter project.
The last few months have been scant with updates simply... Read more
Tome of Horrors - Are we there yet?
First of all, let me thank all of you who have been supportive for the duration of this project - I am as excited as you are to start putting... Read more
The Original Ruler of Hell - and more UPDATES
Completed LUCIFER Green
Received pictures of the completed Lucifer sculpt today from Tim Prow, and this one, like so many others, has exceeded ALL of my expectations.
When comparing... Read more
Caryatid Column + ToHC2 Countdown
Caryatid Column and more
The completed Caryatid Column, by Gary Morley.
In the next week or two, expect greens of the Cave Fisher, Pedipalp, Pitfall Spider (Kevin Williams... Read more
More Painted ToHC Miniatures - Lurker Above
Tonight, we've got the studio paint job back on Enos Kline's Lurker Above. Top notch work, as all of his pieces are. Sculpted and painted by Enos Kline.
A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words....
Below is an image of just some of the ToH resin waiting for pick up in April. This is nowhere near all of it, just a glimpse of some that... Read more
Right on track and plugging along
The remaining miniaturesfor this KS are assigned and pending arrival at Valiant in the next few weeks, as they are completed: Of course, we will post pictures here first... Read more
Flumph - not just one, but two!
We had planned on just one, but thanks to Enos Kline, we have TWO flumphs. We'll figure out what to do with the second one, perhaps sell... Read more
The completed Furnace Golem, by CSM painter and sculptor Martin Jones. Slotted base miniature mounts on a 50mm base - he's not a little golem!
Your thoughts and... Read more
Update 2.2.14 - ToH2 Goes Live, Production Update and More
ToH2 is now live...
The Tome of Horrors 2 Kickstarter is now live and currently at 73% of our funding goal in just over 24 hours. We've tried to... Read more
Jack-of-Irons Giant, Greater Basilisk + 1.26.14 Update
Received our stock photos of the painted Jack-In-Irons Giant this past week, courtesy of painter Martin Jones. I think you'll agree he looks pretty spiffy. To give you some... Read more
Salt Drake and Ice Drake
Receiving pictures of new greens is always like Christmas morning, and each time I am more and more impressed with the work received from the sculptors working with CSM... Read more
Merry Christmas to all!
We'll be putting ToH updates to bed until after Jan. 1st as we break for the holidays. We will, however, continue packaging KS rewards from our previous project (with... Read more
New greens off to casting
We've received the final greens of the Shedu, Kamadan, Dire Corbies (2) and revised Axe Beak from sculptor Drew Williams. They are... Read more
Tome of Horrors PDFs for Pathfinder and Swords & Wizardry
Our big update will be posted tomorrow night, as I'm spending tonight sending out dozens of individual emails to those of you who purchased the Tome of Horrors .PDF.... Read more
Hope all of you had a Happy Thanksgiving!
I was hoping to have piles of information and pictures to share for today's update, but I am still waiting on some... Read more
New Greens & Survey Completion Request
A week later but still just as nice, I present the new Axe Beak (in progress, but very rough), one of the finished Dire Corbies, and the WIP ... Read more
Our first MIA sculpt; Kamadan and Dire Corby
It's a sad day, as CSM has officially "lost" our first sculpt.
Somewhere between California and Wisconsin, there is an Axe Beakgreen lost in the fourth dimension. Fortunately,... Read more
I woke up early this morning to get started disassembling the computer and printers in the CSM office at my old condo and was surprised to find an email from ... Read more
EZ Dungeons Download Link Sent Out via Email
For those of you who pledged $200+ on this Kickstarter, you should have received in your Kickstarter email boxes a link to download the EZ Dungeons Deluxe kit from Fat... Read more
Thanks to all of you for your patience and continued support, as once again, CSM moves from central Ohio back up to Cleveland. We'll also be occupying our old... Read more
Forgot all your add-ons? Now you can fix your pledge!
By request, our IT guy extraordinaire Quintangible has made it possible to go back and unlock your pledges add more miniatures at the KS discounted rate!
If you forgot all... Read more
A Quick Mid-Week Update - and an arachnid!
Attached for this mid-week update are pictures of our first miniature from Kevin Williams (of Reaper fame!), the Pedipalp. He'll also be doing the honors on the Solifugid, Cave... Read more
Pledge Manager now LIVE!
Please be advised that you'll need to pay for your shipping, if applicable, before you finalize.
Matt S. - Center Stage Miniatures
QUICK Update...Surveys soon (within 24 hours) + Greens
Backer Quintangibleis putting the finishing touches on the pledge manager as I type...and it should be ready to launch within the next 24 hours. I'm also getting email addresses... Read more
Gorgimera, Fire Drake and Forlarren + ToH .PDFs
More greens to share this week!
Here are final greens of the Forlarren (sculpted by Patrick Keith); the Splinter Drake and Gorgimera (both sculpted by Drew Williams).
Last... Read more
Splinter Drake and Fire Drake on Video
Well, we're back from GenCon with lots of good feedback and I'm pleased to report that the sculpting on this project is WELL ahead of schedule. So much ahead... Read more
Off to GenCon...
Will be at GenCon today (8.14.13) through Sunday (8.18.13) at Booth #2033, OSR Publications.
Stop by and introduce yourself, or just stop by and check out some of the painted Demons... Read more
Frog God and Froghemoth
Sometimes you get too many cool things in your email box NOT to share. So here is a "Sunday Update," even though I had planned to not provide one this... Read more
Mid-Week Update (No Sunday update this week...)
Commitments this upcoming Sunday have prompted me to post an early update this week!
Tim Prow recently sent in pictures of the completed Glass Wyrm. Now if this was... Read more
Here's the Axebeak, sculpted by Drew Williams.
It comes with a tab, so it will fit nicely onto a 40mm plastic base.
This is probably the last... Read more
Surveys are NOT going out soon...
Hi all - for some reason, I've literally been inundated with emails this week asking me when the Tome of Horrors surveys are going out.
I've answered this question before,... Read more
I love it when I am wrong...
So every miniature company - or should I say RPG - has a silly monster. Surf the internet, and you can find lists of "The Dumbest Monsters Ever"... Read more
Weekly Update 7.28.13
This week, we've got early WIP photos of the Glass Wyrm (Tim Prow), as well as the finished Two-Headed Troll (Nicolas Genovese); an update(and deadline)... Read more
Add-Ons, Froghemoth and More!
As promised, you'll find the add-on rates and list of Demons/Devils below this update. Note that you'll need to buy the Demons/Devils you want individually; there is no way I... Read more
Inphidian Dancer and Demons/Devils
This week, I've got some photos of the final inphidian - the Inphidian Dancer - from sculptor Tim Prow. I'm still waiting on some sculpts from Drew Williams,... Read more
Red Jester and (Revised) Four-Armed Gargoyle
The greens are coming in fast and furious now!
We've already received metal master castings of all three Demodands, all five Tsathar, the Dark Creeper, Demilich,... Read more
Weekly Update - 7.7.13
Despite being a pest to all of our sculptors and painters this week, I've only got one new work-in-progress green to show. It's the Splinter Drake, by Drew Williams... Read more
More Greens + Demons/Devils add-ons
For those of you concerned about having to pay for and select your Demons & Devils miniatures within the next 24 hours, never fear. I had my reasons initially... Read more
New Greens - Inphidian, Inphidian Cobra Back, and Angel, Chalkdryi
Spent the weekend up in Madison, WI picking up Demons and Devils KS miniatures, so I apologize for the late update.
Courtesy of Tim Prow, we've got finished... Read more
Thanks to all of you for bearing with me - all that remains from my convention bout of sickness is a small, hacking cough. Now, if THAT will go away,... Read more
New Greens - Devas and Death Dog
Thanks to everyone for being patient this past week while I was away at the amazing NTRPGCon in Fort Worth, Texas. It was an amazing time - despite the... Read more
Sunday Update 6.2.13
Busy working away on fulfillment of our Torn World RPG Kickstarter - mailed a dozen smaller packages at the USPS Airport Terminal this morning, and taking another half-dozen there tonight. ... Read more
So we funded! What's next?
Thanks to each and every one of you for helping our project "blow up"in the last two days. I've been following projects since CSM's first Kickstarter and I've never... Read more
Flail Snail and Carbuncle
These WIPs just in from Jason Wiebe!
For the snail body, the sculptor recommends resin - but with metal for the stalks, so they can be "bent" any way... Read more
$100 level "free stretch goals" are now trade-able
There appeared to be some confusion yesterday about the "free stretch goals" or "bonus stretch goals" which are given to the $100 level and $200 level - unlike the standard... Read more
Dark Creeper Finished
One of the toughest parts of being a miniature maker is finding the right sculptor to create the right miniature. Like artists, each sculptor has their own "strength" -... Read more
Less than $1K to next stretch goal; more WIP greens
Today was our best day in quite a few, and we're closing in on the $47.5K stretch goal, which will add (2) Inphidians and a Foo Dogto the "unlocked"... Read more
Another fantasy icon to add to your rewards...
We've acquired the rights from sculptor Nicolas Genovese to offer a slightly modified version of a purple worm diorama he originally sculpted for the GaryCon V gaming convention held in... Read more
More WIPs - Demilich, Dark Creeper & Crypt Thing
More pictures came in today from Tim Prow of the work-in-progress Demilich, Dark Creeper and Crypt Thing!
What do you all think of doing the Demilich in translucent fiery... Read more
Jaculi and Iron Cobra
Two more completed Kickstarter greens, the Jaculi and Iron Cobra. Both sculpted by Drew Willliams.
TWO Tsathar achieved, "Create-A-Horror" revealed
Thanks to our backers who upped their pledges and a couple of new backers, you've added TWO Tsathar to the pledge rewards instead of ONE.
The Tsathar will be included... Read more
Special Incentive - Break $40K by 6 p.m. EST and...
...we'll include TWO Tsathar (the warrior AND the shaman) miniatures at the $100/$200 level instead of just one.
We've been hovering around $39.5Kfor over a day. Let's change that... Read more
Your wish is my command...
For those of you who are interested In our Demons & Devils range - your wish is my command.
We'll be making the entirety of the Demons & Devilsrange... Read more
We're Kicktraq sponsors now; new add-on figure; updates
The newest advertisers on Kicktraq...
Center Stage Miniatures took the plunge today and became official Kicktraq sponsors; meaning that hopefully our banner will appear on the pages of anyone searching... Read more
$750 "Seasoned Selector" Selection #2 Revealed!
And it's the Nuckalavee. Yet another LARGE miniature!
"A large skinless warhorse ridden by a similarly skinless rider
approaches. As it nears, one can clearly see the rider growing straight... Read more
Demodands, Eye Killer completed
Finished sculpts below. All three Demodands by Tim Prow, as well as the Eye Killer by Nicolas Genovese.
Next up from Tim Prow are the Crypt Thing, Demi-lich... Read more
And more goodness...
We've updated the Kickstarter with the most recent unlocked stretch goals and have added a new bonus goal - a Tsathar, one in a race of frog-like humanoids who... Read more
Demodands and More
A little more than $500 to go and we've unlocked the FROGHEMOTH free to backers at the $200 level and as an add-on to other pledge levels. There's an Axe... Read more
New backers and project updated
Welcome to our first $1,500 backer and our first $750 backer! This means we'll have one "mystery miniature" added to the KS, plus a hand-selected miniature from the ... Read more
$30K achieved! Onto the Froghemoth...and even more...
Thanks to you, our backers, we unlocked SIX FIGURES in a little over 48 hours - three Vegepygmies, two add-on Drakes and a Cobra Back Inphidian!
Our new... Read more
Initial WIPs - Eye Killer and Demodands
Since people enjoy seeing "works in progress," here are the first pieces of work being done for this Kickstarter!
Below are WIP images of the Eye Killer (by ... Read more
Work In Progress Sculpts Incoming
I've received word that within the next day or two, I'll have WIPs to share of the Eye Killer (Nicolas Genovese), and the three Demodands (Tim Prow... Read more
Update - Swaps and Trades @ all Pledge Levels
Here's the part that I hate- clarifying something concretely when everyone already has in their minds how they'd like something to work. Please understand - and I've learned this... Read more
"Bonus" Stretch Goals Achieved? We'll know tonight...
I received an email last night from another generous backer who indicated that they were interested in being our first $1,500 sponsor.
As it says on the rewards levels, however,... Read more
A challenge for our backers!
Everyone loves a good challenge, right?
Well, since today has been slow, it's time to try something. SO.....
If we hit the $26K goal by 12:01 a.m. on May 8,... Read more
More Stretch Goals...and a new "bonus" Daily Goal!
More Stretch Goals added!
At the $47.5K funding level, we add 3 more miniatures - a pair of Inphidians (one normal and one Death Adder Priest) and a Foo... Read more
Only $8000 More...
And we'll unlock the Black Dracolisk, Huecuva, both add-on Drakes (Salt and Frost), and a trio of 3 Vegepygmies.
Then, it's a mere $5K to the ... Read more
A 24-Hour Extension
One of best things about Kickstarter is that allows a manufacturer (me) the ability to communicate with backers (you!). And when customers really, really want something... Read more
We've updated the main page of the Kickstarter to reflect stretch goals up to $40K.
At $35K, you may find the Froghemoth you were looking for...
We'll be... Read more
How can we make a great deal even greater? Here's how...
That was the question I pondered while talking to "Skeeter" Green of Frog God Games this evening. We were talking Kickstarter, miniatures, and future stretch goals.
I suggested,"What if... Read more
Initial funding goal reached - in under 48 HOURS!
YOU DID IT!
Thanks for making our day (I mean NIGHT!) here at Center Stage Miniatures.
We're thrilled that we can now commission ALL of the initial 17 miniatures... Read more
End of Day 1 = 77% funded thanks to you!
Thanks to all of you, we're within striking distance of our initial funding goal within 24 hours!
With this kind ofmomentum, there are so many miniatures that we can bring... Read more