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Delvers Lost in the Dungeons of Doom! Heroic scale fantasy miniatures, sculpted by hand and cast in metal, for use in Tabletop Games.
Delvers Lost in the Dungeons of Doom! Heroic scale fantasy miniatures, sculpted by hand and cast in metal, for use in Tabletop Games.
Delvers Lost in the Dungeons of Doom! Heroic scale fantasy miniatures, sculpted by hand and cast in metal, for use in Tabletop Games.
98 backers pledged NZ$ 8,844 to help bring this project to life.

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Star Hat Miniatures: Heroic Scale Metal Figurines for RPGs

NZ$ 8,844

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Delvers Lost in the Dungeons of Doom!

Here's an adventuring party ready for your next dungeon crawl! Heroic scale fantasy miniatures, sculpted by hand and cast in metal, for your roleplaying and tabletop games. I have enjoyed making these miniatures and I would love to share them with you!

Funding Goal

The funding goal will pay for the moulding and casting of at least 9 (Now 17!) new miniatures. Legendary Hero pledge backers will unlock more. Visit Star Hat Miniatures on Facebook for further information. The current total is 17 miniatures! 

Doppelganger Add On 

Doppelganger Add On? Choose any miniature you want to receive two of and add $9 to your existing pledge (Torchbearers will need to choose another pledge level first).

Amazon [36mm toe-to-eye]
Amazon [36mm toe-to-eye]

 

Barbarian [38mm toe-to-eye]
Barbarian [38mm toe-to-eye]

 

Burglar [24mm toe-to-eye]
Burglar [24mm toe-to-eye]

 

Cleric [33mm toe-to-eye]
Cleric [33mm toe-to-eye]

 

Dwarf [26mm toe-to-eye]
Dwarf [26mm toe-to-eye]

 

Knight [33mm toe-to-eye]
Knight [33mm toe-to-eye]

 

Ninja [31mm toe-to-eye]
Ninja [31mm toe-to-eye]

 

Ranger [33mm toe-to-eye]
Ranger [33mm toe-to-eye]

 

Wizard [32mm toe-to-eye]
Wizard [32mm toe-to-eye]

Legendary Hero #1

Father Alucard [31mm toe-to-eye]
Father Alucard [31mm toe-to-eye]

Legendary Hero #2

Garm of Hrothmyr [32mm toe-to-eye]
Garm of Hrothmyr [32mm toe-to-eye]

Legendary Hero #3

Legendary Hero #3 [Sculpting Now]
Legendary Hero #3 [Sculpting Now]

Stretch Goal $4k UNLOCKED

Almost 80% funded with 3 weeks to go?! Time for a Kickstarter Stretch Goal! Allysia the pirate bard! Stealing hearts and cutting purses, or stealing purses and cutting hearts? You decide! Unlocked with 2 weeks to go!

Allysia the Pirate Bard! [32mm toe-to-eye]
Allysia the Pirate Bard! [32mm toe-to-eye]

 

Stretch Goal $5k UNLOCKED

135% funded with 10 days to go? Let's have another Stretch Goal! River Daughter, scythe-wielding Druidess with a fox and raven for company. Thanks to everyone backing and supporting this campaign! Unlocked with 1 week to go!

Stretch Goal #2
Stretch Goal #2

Stretch Goal $6k UNLOCKED  

Another miniature!? Thar she blows! Rando Barstool, a mad pirate scientist! Thanks to everyone backing and supporting this campaign! Unlocked with 1 week to go!

Freebooter Alchemist
Freebooter Alchemist

Kickstarter Exclusives

The final 3 days of this Kickstarter campaign and I couldn't be happier with the response. Almost 200% funded! Thanks to everyone backing Delvers Lost in the Dungeons of Doom! A special thanks to Rom, Grant and Lewis for encouraging me from the beginning. Here are a couple of miniatures as a gift to all pledge backers (except Torchbearer) with my heartfelt gratitude.

A special miniature in gratitude for your support.
A special miniature in gratitude for your support.

 

Thanks to everyone backing this campaign!
Thanks to everyone backing this campaign!

Why Kickstarter? 

So far all the Amazon, Barbarian, Burglar, Cleric, Dwarf, Knight, Ninja, Ranger and Wizard miniatures are sculpted and ready for production. However, there are costs that come from creating silicon moulds and casting in metal. This Kickstarter will help get these miniatures into your hands and on your gaming table. Your pledge can make this possible!

Pledges

You can choose a single miniature (Solo Adventurer), three miniatures (Heroes Quest), or receive one of each (Dragon Slayers) all in shiny metal. The Dungeon Master pledge gives you the whole set (The current total is 17 miniatures!) from this Kickstarter campaign painted with a high quality finish.

As a Legendary Hero backer you change the campaign. This pledge gives you all the unlocked miniatures and a custom miniature, sculpted to resemble your own player character. Sculpting requires communication between the backer (you) and sculptor (me) to create your Legendary Hero miniature. It also means that the new Legendary Hero miniature is available for other backers.

Painting Examples

For the Dungeon Master pledge backers, miniatures will be painted. Click the images below for examples of my painting style. These are classic Citadel miniatures from my own collection and are not part of the Delvers Lost in the Dungeons of Doom! 

Dwarf Lords of Legend
Dwarf Lords of Legend

 

Space Marine Kill Team
Space Marine Kill Team

 

Scale

'Heroic scale' means that certain features, most notably heads and weapons, are not scale with the body. This helps them stand out on the gaming table where a true to scale miniature would have a pin-sized head and stick sword by comparison. The miniatures in this Kickstarter stand a head taller than most of my old Grenadier (25mm) and Citadel (28mm) miniatures but are similar in size to the Reaper (30mm to 35mm) miniatures that are popular in fantasy gaming today. Having said that, the Dwarf Lord is massive!

Space Marine Size Comparison
Space Marine Size Comparison

Base

These highly detailed miniatures are sculpted with an integrated (20mm) base. They can stand alone or you can glue them to a standard plastic 25mm slotta base or 30mm round-lipped base, to suit your gaming requirements.

Risks and challenges

This is my first Kickstarter project and the responsibility for completion rests firmly upon my shoulders.

The challenges for this project include producing the miniatures and sending them to backers around the world. The three main risk factors are Cost, Quality and Time. Backers will receive progress updates during the campaign.

COST
If the funding goal is not reached the project will not go ahead.

QUALITY
Metal miniature production requires professional expertise. To make certain this process runs smoothly I am employing the services of Regal Enterprises (http://regaltoysoldiers.com) in Greytown (NZ). Allan and Ian Farley have over 25 years experience running a successful business exporting toy soldiers the world over.

TIME
Because quality metal miniatures take time to produce and Regal Enterprises have a steady line of work, I have been informed a two month turnaround is to be expected and have allowed for this. I estimate shipping out the miniatures within 3 months of funding this Kickstarter campaign.

For some of you, New Zealand may be a small country at the far ends of the earth (I live a stone's throw from Hobbiton). However, our creative industries and postal service are excellent.

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    You receive all miniatures unlocked during the campaign, painted with a high quality finish, because the DM has traps to design and minions to order around!

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    This pledge gives you a custom miniature, sculpted to resemble your own player character. You also receive all miniatures unlocked during the campaign, unpainted. This pledge is for the backers who love to paint their own miniatures.

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Funding period

- (33 days)