Black Friday & Cyber Monday
It appears the Black Friday & Cyber Monday phenomenon has reached fever pitch... it's even struck us here at Star Hat Miniatures! For 50% off your miniatures... Read more
Happy Birthday Star Hat Miniatures!
It's one year ago that Star Hat Miniatures opened it's doors online with a webstore. If you want to grab a bargain then enter the code: BirthdayParty... Read more
Painting Competition: Brushes of Doom!
When I began collecting and painting miniatures for role-playing and tabletop games, White Dwarf was the magazine filled with all manner of goodies, including new figurines. That was... Read more
Epic Duck: Painting Sir Drake on Twitch
Dungeons of Doom V: Law Vs Chaos + Star Hat Miniatures
I hope you are well and enjoying your gaming. I have been busy sculpting and have launched my 5th Kickstarter: Dungeons of Doom V: Law Vs Chaos... Read more
It’s Christmas Day here in New Zealand. I am at the beach with my family, enjoying a kiwi summer. May your Yule be joyous and safe.
We wish... Read more
Miniatures for UK and EU pledge backers have shipped!
Four shipping containers are lost at sea every day; containing everything from furniture to bath toys. One rubber duck, after 15 years crossing three oceans, eventually arrived on... Read more
Quack Friday special on our Kickstarter campaign. Please share this image and link on your social media and enjoy your long weekend!
Scotia Grendel Casting and Shipping Dates
I am happy to bring you photos of the new moulds made by Elton at Scotia Grendel. Trade Show orders have delayed their schedule for casting but I... Read more
Ducks Lost in the Dungeons of Doom: Quack Keep
I am excited to say that Quack Keep, the Kickstarter I am collaborating with Jennell Jaquays, is up and flying with more ducks than you can shake a shillelagh... Read more
Painted Pledges + Quack Keep
I am happy to show the first minis Claire is painting for the painted pledge backers. I will be giving them a good clear protective coat before shipping... Read more
The First Storm of Autumn + Masters Arrive at Scotia Grendel
For those of you with children (or are looking at stocking fillers for Christmas) please check out The First Storm of Autumn by Lewis Morgan with artwork by Rom Brown.... Read more
Box Troll Party + First Wave Shipping
Greetings Fellow Delvers!
Exciting times here in Hobbiton (close enough) as the Box Trolls had a packing party to get the first wave of shipping underway. We have done our... Read more
Spin Casting + Lunos Archfey
A couple of weeks have flown by! Regal ordered more metal (over 150kg has been used to cast these miniatures!) and the spin casting is mostly done. Those miniatures... Read more
Heavy Metal Fiamma + Painted Ducks
I have just received photos and news from Ian and Allen at Regal:
I have just finished drop casting all the new masters. I am planning to clean... Read more
Cleaning Masters + Spin Casting
We live in exciting times! I have received a handful of metal masters to clean up and around forty ducks from an early spin cast to inspect.
More... Read more
Work In Progress: Lunos
Here are a few work in progress photos of Lunos, Archfey of the Moon. This Legendary Monster has been on the workbench for a while. You may notice... Read more
Funds on their way + Duck moulds + Dragon heads back for casting!
I have had a message from Kickstarter:
"Great news: your funds are now being transferred to your bank account. Please allow a few days for your bank to... Read more
One Year Ago Today...
...the first Delvers Lost in the Dungeons of Doom! funded on Kickstarter.
How quickly time flies when you're having fun!? What began as a handful of putty figurines has grown... Read more
The 'Greens' Have Arrived at Regal + Reward Surveys Sent Out
Greetings Delvers, Dungeon Masters and Legendary Heroes!
I have talked with Allan at Regal this afternoon and the box of sculpted 'greens' are in the workshop waiting patiently for Ian... Read more
Work In Progress: Lunos
The sculpts on their way to Ian and Allan at Regal. All but one. Lunos is 65mm tall and has lots of feathers! I am scratching my head... Read more
Shazzar + Greens Are Flying To Regal + Late Pledges
Greetings and glad tidings, fellow Delvers!
You may have been wondering what has been happening at Star Hat now that the campaign has funded? Today I sent the sculpted 'greens'... Read more
WIP Shazzar + Pledge Payment Update
You may be wondering what this shadowy character looks like?
Well, this is where he is at right now:
Some work yet to be done but definitely getting... Read more
Congratulations! We Did it! Funded with 145 Backers!
Woohoo! What a way to start the day!
There are so many people to thank but I want to start with YOU! When I was a child a brand new... Read more
Five Little Ducks Went Out One Day... 7 Hours to Go!
Five Little Ducks Went Out One Day......over the hills and far away! Are you just here for the Ducks? You can choose your favourite Duck and back the Lone... Read more
Cthulu Warlock + 5 Ducks All In A Row!
Greetings Fellow Delvers,
80 years ago, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, a student and writer of fiction, died. H.P. Lovecraft is most well known for the Cthulhu Mythos, a shared fictional universe which... Read more
Congratulations! 101 Backers with 33 Hours to Go!
Well my fellow Delvers, it's almost funding time. In a day and nine hours from now we will have made some history. This is a Kickstarter, so it's almost redundant... Read more
Legendary Monster: Lunos
Thanks to everyone who joined the Livestream. I failed my skill roll and missed the Q&A tab initially, so I hope your questions are answered now. If anyone... Read more
10k: The Dragon is Unleashed! Live Stream in 12 Hours!
Some of you will know me and some are here for the miniatures, or both. Now that The Dragon is unleashed we need a name. I will set... Read more
3 Days to Go!
I can't begin to express the excitement I feel about being so close to sharing these miniatures with you. There are now 13 miniatures unlocked for the Dragon... Read more
UNLOCKED: Ganduck The Wizzard!
It's getting hot in here! The Dragon is just around the corner... but who is this? Another hero stands ready to loot the treasure while the party Saves... Read more
WIP Nemo and Ganduck the Wizzard!
Here are some work in progress photos of the latest Legendary Heroes: Nemo and Ganduck.
Nemo is a human who travelled to Severance, a world the size of... Read more
Last Week of Delvers Lost in the Dungeons of Doom III + Ducks!?
Greetings Fellow Delvers!
Here we are in the final week. What can I say, the support for this Kickstarter has been amazing! Here is the main Dragon Slayer Pledge Reward... Read more
WIP Photo of Drake
Thanks again for your encouragement and for sharing this Kickstarter campaign on your social media. Here is a work in progress photo of Drake 'The Duck Knight', or... Read more
Scotia Grendel + Friendly Shipping to United Kingdom & Europe!
Hoo's it gaun?
Last week I began chatting with Elton at Scotia Grendel to come up with some more friendly postage for UK and EU backers. As Weresheep pointed out,... Read more
UNLOCKED: Drake 'The Duck Knight'
Woohoo! When we cleared 7k I realised there wasn't another Legendary Hero available for you to collect. Worry not, fair delvers, for here he is! Drake, 'The Dark,... Read more
UNLOCKED: Feluria & Yako
Feluria and Yako
By Luke Butcher
Feluria and Yako were not always the inseparable duo you see today. They both seem to have the same care-free, whimsical attitude about the... Read more
Legendary Hero #2 Feluria & Yako
I am excited to share the second Legendary Hero! Thanks to pledge backer Engrothi for his unusual request, a fairy and a fox, my tiniest sculpt ever! I... Read more
WIP The Dragon, Fairy and Fox!
Greetings to our new Delvers!
So what's been happening at the sculpting bench? Well... a lot of sculpting. And more sculpting. Mainly scales. Lots of scales. Oh, and some wings.... Read more
The Party Hat
Greetings to You, Adventurer!
A fantastic first week with over %500 funding and more new sculpts on the workbench. Here is a special addition to Vel'qhar The Peeper: The Party... Read more
Work In Progress: The Dragon
Hey Fellow Delvers!
Some exciting new just around the corner. Prepare for an amazing update within the next 48 hours. In the meantime, here are some work in in progress... Read more
UNLOCKED: Vel'qhar The Peeper!
Vel'qhar the Peeper has been unlocked! This is a FREE gift to Dragon Slayer and Legendary Hero pledge backers.
Meanwhile, I am busy sculpting The Dragon, so please keep spreading... Read more
The Painted Pledge
Wow! What an amazing response to this new party of delvers! I am very happy to say that we are halfway toward unleashing The Dragon. I have also... Read more
The Long, Sad Tale of Horsepuncher Jones
BY GRANT STONE
Not every halfling has the luxury of a loving uncle or occasional visits by an indulgent wizard. As a rule, halflings are happy to sit, to smoke... Read more
WIP - Legendary Hero: Vel'qhar 'The Peeper'
Here are some Work In Progress photos of our first Legendary Hero: Vel'qhar 'The Peeper'. PJ and his wife have a great sense of humour and the only thing... Read more
Dungeons of Doom III + Add-Ons
Day 2 and looking good! I have updated the main page with images to show the miniatures from the previous Kickstarter campaigns. Thanks Rom for whipping these up!... Read more
First 24 Hours + First Legendary Hero
Good Morning! Guten Morgen! Dobro Utro! Morena! Buenos Días! Bore Da! Ohayō Gozaimasu! Namaste! It's Monday morning here in New Zealand and the first 24 hours of this Kickstarter campain have... Read more
Funded in a Few Hours! Kicktraq is Bonkers!
You guys are the greatest! Beyond expectations! Thank you early backers for your pledges and support! I am not sure about how Kicktraq works out it's statistics but at this... Read more