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Kickstarter to fund the molds necessary to make a plastic miniatures starter set for Dream Pod 9's Heavy Gear Blitz - Tabletop Wargame.
1,015 backers pledged CA$ 150,406 to help bring this project to life.
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    1. Edward Sutton on

      I don't understand this so I will assume it is magic.

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      Derek Glassman on

      @DP9: Ah, alright, looking forwards to it!

    3. Dream Pod 9 6-time creator on

      @ Derek Glassman. Right now the mold manufacturer in China is working on the mold layout. Some of the parts sprues needed to have the spacing between some of the parts increased a bit and a few parts needed some small fixes that they spotted. They should be sending us the final mold layouts next week for us to sign-off on and then they will start actually cutting the mold plates in February. We expect the final test and approved molds to be finished and shipping to our plastics manufacturer in the United States around the middle of March. It should take about a month to shipped the molds by boat for China to the USA and the plastic injection company we are using in Indiana should receive them in late April and b eable to start popping plastic for us. We'll then be able to start shipping Backer Rewards some time later in May.

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      Derek Glassman on

      By the way, does "in production" mean the molds themselves are being made or that they're being used to make sprues already? Do you have any sort of ETA?

    5. Jordan Louis on

      Mmmmm... "how it's made" porn. :D

    6. euansmith
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      Thanks for that. A bit of an insight in to the production process is always fun.

    7. Brian Harris on

      I'll admit, that's a lot more complicated than I expected. Great use of the update and thanks for the knowledge bomb.

    8. Kieran Billings on

      I can really see why the too.ing for plastic injection is so expensive. Great update.

    9. m. jared swenson on

      For anyone else wanting to know more, here is a great video explaining all the details of it: https://youtu.be/RMjtmsr3CqA
      I'm really looking forward to this kickstarter delivering, guys.