Update From Soda Pop Miniatures Concerning Future Customer Support!
Soda Pop Miniatures is happy to announce that Cool Mini or Not has completed shipping on all US backer items.
Effective immediately Soda Pop Miniatures and Ninja Division will be... Read more
Shipping Update 8-2-2014 and Important News
Yesterday we sent out the last of the packages in the US that we had missed due to our error. If you haven't gotten a tracking number... Read more
Shipping Update (7-28)
We've finished our inquiry and,... Read more
Missing US and RoW Shipments
Backers, in yesterday's update we posted that we had completed US and RoW shipments, almost immediately in the comments we began to see a number of backers stating they had... Read more
US and RoW Shipping Complete!
Fresh on the heels of our update of the Hell's Belles and Valeria replacements coming we have some good news: All US and RoW backer shipping is now... Read more
Hell's Belles and Prefect Valeria Replacements
We would like to take a moment to address two errors that occurred in production:
- The Hell's Belles Biker box is missing a torso for the third bike. ... Read more
Shipping Update 6-27-2014
Hello Relic Knights!
I just wanted to stop in and let you know how things are going. We're still packing and shipping as many packages a day as we can... Read more
Shipping Update 6-15-2014
There have been a lot of questions concerning delivery of Asia Pacific (APAC) packages. Currently America and RoW kitting and shipping is happening simultaneously. We've kitted a few... Read more
Shipping update, EU correction
We've realized from feedback that we made a mistake in communicating EU "break bulk" shipping - this is going by air, not by boat. Sorry for any confusion and anxiety... Read more
Shipping Update 6-13-2014
We have great news! In just one day we have completed sending out the items that were missing from the initial shipments! If you received your pledge and were... Read more
Shipping Update 6-11-2014 and Base Inserts Issue
Shipping is officially underway from the US warehouse! We're getting as many packages out from the warehouse every day as we can. Currently we have two teams packing orders. One... Read more
Shipping Update 6-3-2014
I wanted to drop in and give you guys a quick update about the status of shipping at this point in time. We just received the containers with... Read more
Finalize Your Shipping Address
Cool Mini or Not is gearing up for full-on shipping mode and it's time to get your shipping address finalized to make sure your Relic Knights gets to you safe... Read more
Manufacturing Complete—Shipping Starting in May!
We are happy to announce that all manufacturing and packaging has completed! Cool Mini or Not is now finalizing logistics to get everything sent to their fulfillment centers. Product will... Read more
We have great news for everyone today—All models have been completed!
They are now all in the final stages of quality control and getting their final packaging. That process should... Read more
Production Finishing Up and Still Counting Votes for Candy Heart!
Great news this week, as we've been given the timeline to finish ALL production!
Star Nebula Corsairs and Doctrine are finishing up this week.
Next week Noh Empire and Shattered... Read more
A Special Gift - Candy Heart
Production on the Relic Knights Kickstarter is nearing completion and Soda Pop would like to celebrate the start of this amazing game and universe with a special gift to all... Read more
Cerci and Black Diamond Update!
We have a couple production updates for you today. The base toppers, Cerci Speed Circuit, and Black Diamond factions have all completed manufacturing. They are awaiting their final quality control... Read more
We have two excellent pieces of news for you today.
Today we have pictures of the production base inserts, along with a turn around video of the production Super Dungeon Explore models.
Production will be picking up again soon and... Read more
Black Diamond Battle Box
In the aftermath of the Sundering War the Merchants' Guild military was disbanded and the Security Charters were formed, ostensibly overseen by the Alliance. Black Diamond quickly grew to become... Read more
Shattered Sword Battle Box
Protection of life above all else. The United Planetary Alliance was forged by the paladin orders of the Six Peers. It is through their dedication and sacrifice that civilization flourished,... Read more
Doctrine Battle Box
For millennia the Doctrine has tied its fate to the United Planetary Alliance, but the unprecedented destruction of the Darkspace Calamity has driven a wedge between these once mighty organizations.... Read more
Noh Empire Battle Box
With their ravenous god Nozuki driving them ever forward, the Noh Empire has preyed upon the stars since time immemorial. The Noh Empire Battle Box features Zineda, her cypher Spite, two... Read more
Cerci Speed Circuit Battle Box
Next up for our unboxing pictures is the Cerci Speed Circuit Battle Box. The Cerci Battle Box features Marie-Claude, Esmee, two Pit Crew, and the Royal Wrecker.
We have received... Read more
Star Nebula Corsairs Battle Box
We had one of each of the new Battle Boxes express mailed to us so that we could get pictures for you. Today, and each day next week,... Read more
Battle Box Pictures
Today we have pictures for you of how the Battle Boxes are set up.
Finally, shrink wrapped and ready to begin their voyage. Here are pics of each faction's final... Read more
Relic Knights Production Update
As many of you know the Chinese New Year is almost here. We had hoped that production would beat out the New Year, unfortunately we have received word... Read more
Happy New Year!
The New Year is upon us and with we have the pdf copy of the Relic Knights manga.
Download your copy now.
We also have one final piece of news... Read more
Merry Christmas - Here's something extra for your stocking
The Soda Pop team wants to wish you all a very Merry Christmas, and wanted to share a special gift with all our backers. So, wherever you... Read more
Base Insert Photos
With the tokens all squared away, we have a good update for you as we approach the holidays:
All Battle Box contents have been approved and are about to... Read more
Token Test Pictures
As promised we have pictures of the test run of the new token mold. This test was done in clear acrylic so we can see how the mold... Read more
In cooperation with Cool Mini or Not, Soda Pop Miniatures will be taking point on Relic Knight communications directly through Kickstarter. We will be posting updates, answering your... Read more
Production model 360s, and final tweaks
We know you are all patiently waiting for news, thank you so much for your support with us through this process,
To ensure that this project is delivered... Read more
Confirm your address before November 10th
As we are entering the final stages of Relic Knights production, please ensure your address is correct and up to date no later than November 10th.
This is very important... Read more
Production update and shipping planning
Sorry for the long pause while we were working out all the variables, we've been working hard on getting all the info together for everyone,
First of, this project is... Read more
Factory visit ... some pics
The factory visit was quite useful in nailing down remaining issues, as well as inspecting the molds and examining the test shots. Here are some phone pics of an assembled... Read more
Factory visit and production planning
We'll be visiting the Relic Knights factory next week to review the tools (both complete and in progress), and plan production for both the Kickstarter and retail.
Our plan is... Read more
Preview rules released!
Sodapop sent on the downloadable rules for Relic Knights while we wait for production to complete!
You can grab a copy here:-
Battlemat production sample at Gencon.
Here's a quick look at a production sample of the Battlemat. Looks (and feels) great!
Test shot of Void Reaper
This test shot from the production mold still has a little flash which can be improved with tool modification, but it's looking quite menacing!
More production masters...
We've got a ton of approved production masters, and this pretty much rounds off the entire Relic Knights line except for a few odds and ends.... enjoy!
Production update - proceeding as planned
Tooling is progressing as planned, and we're still anticipating shipping out of the factory in October and shipping from our warehouses in November.
More card previews! Candy and Void Reaper!
Here's another set of card previews for Candy and the Void Reaper!
Test shots of SDE LEs!
Here are the first test shots of the SDE Limited editions. Note, the large mold lines are normal at this stage while the molds are adjusted. They are also on... Read more
We hope your summer is in full swing and you've had a chance to enjoy some sunny days. The gears of production on Relic Knights continue to grind... Read more
Worthy Painting going out of business
This affects 14 backers that pledged for All Dolled Up but it might be of interest to all of you in general. We'll be contacting All Dolled Up backers by... Read more
Guide updated with sculpts and renders!
As we sort out photography, we're updating the huge guide of everything with sculpts, renders, and even finished studio paint jobs of all the figs! Enjoy!
Cosplay Rin and Fiametta!
We'd like to thank everyone who stopped by our booth last weekend at Adepticon. It was great to get to talk to so many of you. As promised we have... Read more
We've had a lot of requests for SDE previews, so here's a look at One Shot and Kisa. We'll be previewing all the SDE and Darkspace characters in pairs over... Read more
New firm ship date - November
With spring's arrival, we know many of you are on pins and needles, and we are glad to say we have received a production timeline from our manufacturers. Unfortunately, it... Read more
Its been a couple weeks since our last update so we thought we'd make this one a little different from our last few, that were all focused on new models,... Read more
Been feeling a little devilish? Thinking that maybe the Darkspace Calamity might not be such a bad thing? Just hanging out with too many Noh? Lets wash away that evil... Read more
There's a whole lot going on here at Soda Pop HQ as we work towards launch. The rulebook, sculpting, and mold making are humming along, so it seems like a... Read more
Kingdom Death Candy
If you're like us you have been watching breathlessly as the Kingdom Death Kickstarter shatters records with its unique (and awesome) brand of fantasy horror. You can imagine our delight... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Twelve
Merry Christmas! For those of you who don't celebrate Christmas, we nonetheless wish you season's greetings and hope that your day is full of friends and family.
As we head... Read more
Christmas Rules Update
Back to back updates! Madness you say? Christmas says I. Just in time for some holiday play, we give you a spanking new scenario system.
Like our last rules update... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Eleven
Well the old Santa Claws is just a day away from unsheathing the fierce claws that are his namesake and casting judgement on who's been naughty or nice. Don't you... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Ten
We're in the home stretch now! This next verse should be sung very softly lest you catch its attention. Believe me, having the attention of the Noh Empire is the... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Nine
While the wielder's of Esper are powerful indeed, they are far too few in number to threaten the great organizations of the universe, let alone to stop the Darkspace Calamity.... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Eight
The holidays are supposed to be a time of giving. Giving isn't really a concept understood in the far reaches of wildspace, where resources are scarce. For many piracy is... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Seven
The holidays are serious bidness and that means you need a serious soldier. No one excels at the serious art of war better than Black Diamond. In honor of these... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Six
You remember that time? You know that time your mother dressed you and thought you were so adorable? Ya, that time. This next sculpt is dedicated to moms everywhere. ... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Five
We're working feverishly on some new scenario rules at the moment that we're planning to get out to you before the holiday. Lets cut straight to the verse, so we... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Four
Happy Monday everybody. Let's soothe the beginning of the week doldrums with another spirited verse from Santa Soda.
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Three
It just snowed here last night so I guess that means that it really is approaching Christmas time. Interestingly, in their constant effort to increase the thrill of the race,... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day Two
Here comes our second verse! Now remember, volume and a rapid tempo are critical when singing this song.
On the second day of Relic Knights, Santa Soda gave to me... Read more
The Twelve Days of Relic Knights: Day One
We know many of you are still agonizing over your decision of which factions to choose to complete your pledges by the end of the year. So in the spirit... Read more
Squad Beta Rules & Penny Arcade Sculpts!
We have a couple of exciting updates for you today. The first is a Relic Knight Beta Rules update that introduces squad rules. This is the first of several rule... Read more
Support Reminder: Email please
Gentle reminder, please email email@example.com if you have support issues (e.g. change of address, unlocking your pledge, getting a link, correcting your email etc).
The Kickstarter PM system is not... Read more
Pledge Manager closes January 2013
This is a general announcement to all backers since I goofed and didn't post how long you had to put in your pledges - we're closing it beginning of January... Read more
Relic Knights Kickstarter Pledge Manager
The Relic Knights Kickstarter Pledge Manager is ready and links will go out shortly for all you out RK fans there!
We've prepared a very short video to explain how... Read more
Calico Kate - plastic!
We're hard at work here at Relic Knights HQ and new sculpts and art have started making their way to us. They're looking so awesome that we naturally had to... Read more
Surveys - a little different this time
Edit: Don't worry about being super accurate here except for your email address!
We'll be sending out surveys shortly, but this time they'll be a little different. For our previous... Read more
Next steps and what to expect
Day 0. Amazon tries to charge your card.
If they fail the first time, it's likely because your bank or card issuer has flagged the transaction for review. Call your... Read more
Thank you everyone! Kickstarter concludes!
Although we didn't quite get to the last stretch, we'll still be printing those Ts for those who want em!
This has been one heck of a wild ride!
Thank... Read more
Candy Plushie unlocked! 40 minutes left on the clock!
Thank you everyone! The Candy Plushie is now unlocked and available together with Cola ($30 + $15)!!
As a last hurrah in this last 40 minutes, if we hit $923,681,... Read more
Thanks for a great campaign! Have some Candy to go?
It looks like the two Uniques are unlocked as Special Edition choices (set of 2 for 3 slots, or $30, or get only one for $20). With just 3 hours... Read more
Real, we swear, final stretch goal! Uniques coming!
Ok Kickstarter land, in our last seven hours, so let's make this a real stretch.
Void Herald (Void Unique) Before Darkspace descends Harbonath's coming is proclaimed by the Void... Read more
Void Reaper unlocked!
Wow, that was quick! The Void Reaper is now available as a Special Edition Miniatures choice (counts as 2) or for $20!
Give us a sec... updating.
Warning! End of Relic Knight Kickstarter approaching! Also... Boss!
I have to say, it has been a genuine pleasurerunning this Kickstarter for all you great folks on the Internets, and from the team here at Soda Pop Miniatures... Read more
SDE One Shot unlocked!
Less than 12 hours in and the SDE version of One Shot has been unlocked!
She's a Special Edition Miniatures choice now!
But, the reason you're reading this is......
Candy... Read more
Battle poses unlocked! Last of the SDE Chibis..... thanks for a great campaign!
I'll be honest, we never expected to hit $600k with a 6 faction skirmish game! You guys rock!
So that's additional Battle Posed One Shot, Malya and Calico Kate... Read more
SDE Kasaro-To unlocked! Onwards to Battle Poses!
Now, what could look badder than that? SDE Kasaro unlocked as a Special Edition Miniatures choice!
Battle Poses are next, at $600k we'll add an additional pose of Malya, Calico... Read more
Math redux - the ultimate combo!
Here's a quick reiteration of what you can and can't do trading in your stuff.
- At no time may traded credit apply to shipping.
Credit may be applied to
... Read more
Mini-update: For those of you who say - "Look, I'm only here for the SDE"
The pledge level you want is Mercenary Charter ($50).
You'll be allowed to tradeback your Faction Starter for a $50 credit, allowing you to pick up the rest of the... Read more
Boost tokens unlocked! Now you too can have a perfect 35 point cadre!
These are nifty little optional items that you add to the base of your models to both increase their effectiveness and point value. Mines, anyone?
Up next is SDE... Read more
Hide! Chibi Catgirls on the prowl!
So, another hyper cute SDE crossover fig unlocks as a Special Edition Miniatures choice, or for $10!
And of course, don't forget the Boost Tokens coming up at $560k! Remember,... Read more
A 24 page Manga will now be made available for free download or hardcopy at $5! Get great origin stories, and learn more about the Dark Space Calamity in this... Read more
SDE Sebastian unlocked!
Ready to rock out in SDE! Now available as a Special Edition choice or for $10.
Next up of course, our very first (or zeroth) Manga!
FOUR DAYS LEFT... Read more
Ok, tons of requests for these guys, which will mean of course they'll need to make it into the book (grumble... grumble...)
Here you go, one for each Faction... and... Read more
So... what are you thinking? Vote for developer questions!
We've put together a moderated area where you can post developer questions about Relic Knights, and get them voted up to get answers so we know what to prioritize!... Read more
EX2 unlocked, here's a look at upcoming stretches!
All Faction Starters (Kickstarter only) get double the elite units!
Our handy guide to everything has been updated, so you can see the oodles of models you get in each... Read more
SDE Calico Kate unlocked! EX2 coming up, double your elite fun!
Check out this super cute Calico Kate and Scully, unlocked as a Special Edition Miniature choice!
Savior, Double Savior and Got to Get Em All rewards may choose her as... Read more
Bases for everyone!
Let's decorate those bases! This upgrade the previous unlock "Base Insert pack" so that every model gets a base insert instead of just a few!
We expect final... Read more
SD(E) Malya unlocked! Love the Chibi!
The SDE special edition version of Malya is now available as a Special Edition Choice! This version may change from the final sculpt to match well within the videogame world... Read more
So... what IS a Battlemat?
... is a 3' x 3' full color representation of your battlefield full of interesting details, done in great Relic Knights art style!
We're getting this printed on rubberized fabric... Read more
Complicated stuff for min/max pledgers only! You've been warned!
OK! Confirmation on a couple of swappable / addable items.
- Swappablefor $35 credit on any optional items or additional Faction Starters. You can swap all your books... Read more
$380k stretch... SDE anyone? Also check out draft rules!
Presenting Relic Knight - Super Dungeon Explore Avatars
Saving the universe is hard work and after long day nothing is more relaxing for a Relic Knight than playing the system's... Read more
EX Plus unlocked! Optional items upgraded!
Have a look at the extra stuff added to each optional miniatures pack!
Breaker Team! Yeah! Big Guns!
Release the Hounds! 2 more Agha!
Navarre Hauser enters the fight!
Stay... Read more
Prepare for... INFO DUMP! Gameplay video and Savior of the Universe infographic!
Here's a great video that Throne of Angels put together showing a FULL RELIC KNIGHTS GAME played with no other than John Cadice himself, co-owner of Soda Pop Miniatures.
We'll be at PAX Prime - booth 6405!
CoolMiniOrNot and Soda Pop Miniatures will be showing some neat stuff at our booth, plus doing demos of Relic Knights! If you're already attending PAX, drop on by!
Cosplay Isabeau unlocked! So.... more miniatures anyone? EX Plus next!
Cosplay Isabeau is now available as one of the Special Edition choices at Savior, Double Savior, and Got to Get Em All! Or for $10, if you're over your SE... Read more
Beware the Merch and FF9000!
These two fearsome companions have been unlocked for the optional "Wildspace" Gabe and Codifier Brahe optional KS/2013 con exclusive figures!
So, up next we have Cosplay Isabeau Durand!
Darkspace Isabeau ... Read more
Boost EX unlocked! New stretches out... and guest stars!
Zinenda and Spite - Traditionally priestesses of the Hydra God strive to ensure their neutrality as Nozuki’s voice and serve as arbitrators between the eight Noh Dragon Fleets. In accordance... Read more
1 unlock per day?? Go team Relic Knight!
That's pretty sweet that we're breaking stretches in a day! That means of course, Cosplay Iron Chef is now a Special Edition choice!
Next up, Boost Level EX!
Each Faction... Read more
Just over the halfway mark! Boost 2 unlocked! Cosplay Iron Chef, you're up!
We've got 14 days left on the Kickstarter and things are really rolling along!
Darkspace Iron... Read more
Cosplay Fiametta Unlocked! Onwards to Boost 2!
Whatever power she calls on, she is always dressed for the job. Fiametta has always fancied the flutter of a uniform bedecked in pleats and ribbon.
Of course, why we're... Read more
Boost Level 1 Unlocked! Cosplay Fiametta coming up!
It looks like every Faction Starter (Kickstarter only) gets an extra set of minions!
Black Diamond - Mercs x5 extra
The rough and ready mercs of the Black Diamond are equipped... Read more
Base Insert bonus packs unlocked! Boost level 1 within reach!
$200k! Here come those base inserts / objective markers! (Concept art coming I swear)
Next up, Boost Level 1 - $220k
Each Faction Starter gets these extra models for their... Read more
Malya Ulixis: Origins Story - Part 2
Malya could feel the buzz of excitement in the pits. Her racer “Sedaris” unpacked, pacing her on a rented grav sled as she made her way through the concrete underbelly... Read more
Cosplay Rin unlocked!
Next stretch.... Base Insert Bonus Pack!
These decorative inserts are a great way to spice up your collection of Relic Knight miniatures with fantastic themed plastic bases. These bases feature... Read more
Miniature size comparison video
By popular demand, here's a super quick pan of the studio sculpts out here at Gencon, allowing you to see how large (or small) some of the models are. Check... Read more
Kasaro-To model shot!
We just got the production resins for Kasaro-To! Not a studio shot but you can see how awesome he is on a huge 80mm base!
Here's a short video we shot at Gencon, which covers the key aspects of Relic Knights, with its diceless mechanic, and its unique activation sequence. And of course, Rin Farrah... Read more
Gencon pic... wish you were here!
Here's Marie-Claude as Rin Farrah doing her great cosplay bit in the Soda Pop booth, and Chern Ann as grinning loon! And now, back to your regularly scheduled Kickstarting....
Plastic Tokens are yours! Next up, Cosplay Rin!
Phew, it took a couple of days but we're now upgrading all Faction Starters with Plastic Tokens! Much nicer and longer lasting than cardboard.
Note: Final design may vary
Next... Read more
Malya Ulixis: Origins Story - Part 1
Malya held out a straight arm and pushed past her bothersome security. A harried looking man in his 60’s wearing the royal crest ushered along-side the storming princess, trying to... Read more
Casino cards unlocked! Next stretch.... Plastic Tokens!
Next stretch.... Plastic tokens!
Every Faction Starter will be upgraded with plastic tokens replacing the card punch tokens if we hit $160k! We love plastic tokens and hitting this... Read more
Cosplay Zineda unlocked! What's next on the cards?
Can't help myself with the stupid puns....
With Cosplay Zineda unlocked as a Special Edition Miniature choice, how about something that will really upgrade the feel of every game?... Read more
Unofficial gameplay demo from Gencon 2011
Boop beep boop, time machine set to 2011 and here's a great demo vid shot by Jack over at his blog: http://jack-of-all-games.blogspot.com/2011/08/gen-con-2011-relic-knights-demo.html. Thanks goes to Ogaday for the link!
And embedded... Read more
Quickie update - what to do with those extra rulebooks?
So, you've pledged, or are thinking about pledging, Double Savior or Gotta Catch Em All which come with 2 or 3 hardback rulebooks respectively.
You're a massive fan, obsessive collector... Read more
Perhaps we want... your soul??? New unlockables!
Thanks to your generous support, Relic Knights is well on its way to being the best it can be!
So what's next?
The Savior, Double Savior, and Gotte Catch... Read more
We got em all! All Factions unlocked!
Less than 3 days in and Relic Knights is shaping up to be a rocking title!
With the Star Corsairs joining the fray, you now have your pick of any... Read more
Share the love! Wear your Avatar today!
We've created a bunch of Avatars so you can proudly display your Faction allegiances!
Just right click any of them and "Save As" on to your Desktop or easy to... Read more
1 more unlock to go! Cerci Speed Circuit unlocked!
There's a lot of Relic Knight love apparently, so here's the next unlock!
Miniatures of the concepts above are what you will receive in the Cerci Speed Circuit Faction Starter.... Read more
2nd unlock in less than 12 hours! Doctrine unlocked!
Wow, at this rate everything will be done before the week is out! Doctrine unlocked!
Miniatures of the concepts above are what you will receive in the Doctrine Faction Starter.... Read more
1st Unlock! 3 Down, 3 to Go!
Wow, not even 4 hours into the campaign and we have our first unlock... the Shattered Sword Paladins!
Miniatures of the concepts above are what you will receive in the... Read more
120 minutes = funded?
This is going to be a crazy ride!
Onwards to the Shattered Sword faction folks! Our first unlock at $40,000!