The Empire: 28mm Heroic Scale Medieval Fantasy Human Faction
The Empire: 28mm Heroic Scale Medieval Fantasy Human Faction
'The Empire' is a medieval fantasy faction of massive battles of modular miniatures in 28mm heroic scale made in hard plastic.
'The Empire' is a medieval fantasy faction of massive battles of modular miniatures in 28mm heroic scale made in hard plastic. Read more
28mm heroic multi-part miniatures compatible with most game systems (WFB) made in hard plastic with a very high level of customization.
In a savage world, the empire fights against the advance of evil. Underpaid soldiers are killed in the ongoing wars, while the high society enjoys a life of luxury. Greed, betrayal and conspiracies cover each action taken in court.
The emperor, the maximum imperial authority, governs with an iron fist in a totalitarian government that will haunt anyone who dares oppose his actions. The streets are awash with imperial propaganda.
The empire is a modular 28mm heroic scale faction for a game of medieval fantasy massive battles. The boxes of regiments compose ten, fifteen or twenty units of hard plastic with a number of modular components to configure armies uniquely.
The miniatures will come in plastic sprues, from which the components should be separated, glued and painted. Each box will also contain an instruction sheet in several languages and the corresponding bases.
Our rules will be available for free on our website to anyone who wants to download them.
The campaign is focused on unlocking nine modular plastic regiments.
Painted swordsman - 28mm heroic scale
Painted heavy knight - 28mm heroic scale ( heavy knights will be improved with plate protectors in legs, thicker armor and most natural poses ).
UPDATE #1: We have changed the regiments' unlock distribution. Now all silhouettes disappeared and you the unit type is visible. Stretch Goals are every 35k and we reduced the first one to 90k only ( 15k more than the goal ). Last, since many people complained about repeating the cannon now the first regiment after the goal will be another regiment from group C.
UPDATE #2: Now regiments come with more units. Enlarge image to see.
Now with the GOLD reward you can get up to 119 completely different minis
Clash professional troops are always at the forefront in battle. They are armed with swords and shields. Their armor includes steel breastplates, shoulder padss and greaves. Taking no prisoners in battle, they have no mercy: their wounded or captured enemies are always capped.
The Heavy-Armored Knights are the elite troops of the empire. Dressed in chain mail, armor and protection in their extremities with which withstands any attack on the battlefield. Their weapon is a heavy broadsword that is able to open any enemy carcass standing in their path.
The imperial cannon were manufactured by engineers of the old empire and developed through technological plansyielded by the dwarf king Gimkk hundreds of years ago, from the lineage of Ovmek, king of excavated rock.
The old empire engineers developed several prototypes of cannons through plans yielded by the dwarves until achieving the model that survives today.
All pledge levels require the addition of shipping costs.
US & Canada: additional $9 per reward level to cover shipping costs (all shipments will be tracked).
Spain & Portugal: additional $9 per reward level to cover shipping costs (all shipments will be tracked).
Rest of Europe: additional $12 per reward level to cover shipping costs (all shipments will be tracked).
Rest of the World: additional $20 per reward level to cover shipping costs (all shipments will be tracked).
Africa & South America: additional $30 per reward level in concept of shipping costs (all shipments will be tracked).
A couple of examples:
- If you are from Berlin and you chose the pledge level "DIAMOND" it would be $315 + $12 = $327
- If you are from Spain and you chose the pledge level "BRONZE" it would be $70 + $9 = $79
Are the miniatures historical or fantasy?
The miniatures are for our unique medieval fantasy game, where there will be other fantasy factions. We want to create a world that combines history and fantasy for our human troops because of the background of the game. Humans survive by gathering armies with diverse weapons and good strategists and generals. This does not mean that there will not be magicians, priests of war or any other more fantasy focused troops.
Is this a faction for your unique game?
Yes, we will create our own game of massive battles. During this campaign we want to focus exclusively on this faction. We will create a deep background for all regiments and heroes as well as for each army. The rules will be very elaborated and free to download through our website.
Will the miniatures be in 28mm historical or 28 mm heroic (fantasy) scale?
28mm heroic scale
Is CoolMiniOrNot involved in the production of the miniatures?
No, CoolMiniOrNot is the planned distributor for North America.
Haste Games is the only one responsible for the design, sculpting and manufacturing processes.
What shape will the bases be, square or rounded? Will I be able to make blocks with my regiments? Are them integrated with legs? What material are they composed of?
The bases will be square with dimensions of 20mm x 20mm, like those from other fantasy games. This will enable you to create blocks of units, both of 10,15 or any possible combination. Bases will be compatible with movement trays aswell.
All bases come separated from the modular parts. All soldier parts are separated from each other (heads, bodies, legs, arms, shields), bases apart.
Edit: We will also offer a round base option for free to our backers who prefer rounded bases instead of square bases.
What quality will the final product be?
Everything from concept designs to renders may suffer slight changes during the design and sculpting process since we are constantly improving them. Even the printed and painted minis shown above will be improved. We also adapted the renders shown in the video above with a better scale to the human eye. During the sculpting process we adapt all models to heroic scale and enhance details making them chunkier and sharper to facilitate the painting process as well as scaling parts or fixing any undercuts. During the tooling process we will ensure that all details are perfectly reproduced in the plastic injection molds thanks to the experienced team that will pay special attention to capture all the details in molds.
We believe that with such a large project the only way to finance a quality product is through collective financing. Delivering quality at competitive prices is possible and we are prepared to offer superior standards. This form of financing also helps us to create greater diffusion of our products since we intend to go a long way in offering more factions. This will enable us to complete our planned medieval fantasy boardgame of massive battles.
Will your minis be compatible with other minis from the most popular brand/s in terms of scale and measurements?
Absolutely, our minis will fit in with other companies' existing empire range without looking out of scale (28mm heroic).
Who is Haste Games?
Haste Games is a company formed by sculptors and artists. We come from the video game industry and are committed to create quality medieval fantasy games, both boardgames and videogames.
How do I add optional purchases?
After you choose your pledge level you will need to increase the pledge amount by the value of the special units you liked. Once the Kickstarter campaign is over, we will contact you to select which optional purchases you'd like to add on.
What do I get in return? Will there be free rewards?
We have focused our project on producing the maximum range of quality regiments for the Empire. By backing us you will receive an extensive variety of regiments to choose from. This means quality and variety (up to 119 completely different minis) at affordable prices. Unlocking all regiments will help us to provide the highest quality results and the most excellent hard plastic for our miniatures.
Simultaneously, we will unlock special units to be added to the pledge levels as optional purchases. These will be produced in the highest quality resin in the market.
We will also offer free miniatures at concrete points as the pledge increases after we reach our core goals.
How long will it take to receive my rewards ? Are your prepared to deliver in time ?
All masters for the first set of regiments are ready, all the sculpts will be done on time as its our own team who is in charge of the sculpting process.
Our mold manufacturer associated has a large experience working with modelism companies and we have already scheduled with them all the mold productions during the pasts months, all pieces have been reviewed by their engineers and we have already set our distribution plan, we ship part of the production from Spain to the rest of Europe and to north America throught CMON.
Previous work from our mold manufacturer.
Risks and challenges
The main challenge we will face after the Kickstarter campaign ends is to deliver all orders on time. In order to ensure quick delivery, we considered working with CMON to deliver our rewards in North America.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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