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In the dark lands, YOU command the hosts of man and beast that your ancestors once did for power, glory or just to survive...
In the dark lands, YOU command the hosts of man and beast that your ancestors once did for power, glory or just to survive...
453 backers pledged £130,735 to help bring this project to life.

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The second gold reward - "ALL THE UNITS" (now called "ALL THE INITIAL UNITS" - is a cheaper way of purchasing all of the Initial Units stretch goals right at the start, for it bundles them all together in one easy-to-buy package - and includes freebies - at almost 50% off their projected UK RRP cost, for £400!

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400 backers - Sáthach

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600 backers - Sáthach Foot and Mounted

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£10,000 - Oghu Guardians

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£15,000 - Akkaz

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£20,000 - Loyal Guard

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£25,000 - Cæna

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£30,000 - Craven Fiends of Dis

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£35,000 - Brunchaath the Vile on Gooracx

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£40,000 - Slaughterers

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£45,000 - Thórrir

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£50,000 - Corpse Takers

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£55,000 - Khallas

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£60,000 - The Eye Ascendant

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£65,000 - Parawn, Draigllai

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£67,500 - Gromi

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£70,000 - Eoric's Pack

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£75,000 - Gomagg

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£77,500 - Kill-Head Flint-Fang

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£80,000 - Abhorrents of Ys

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£85,000 - Tykho

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£87,500 - Marked Galagaak

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£90,000 - Oghu Keepers

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£95,000 - Srók

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£97,500 - Young Magágg

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£100,000 - Warriors of Dyngonwy

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£105,000 - Rēoc's Pack

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£107,500 - Flesh-Scavengers

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£110,000 - In III Judas

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£115,000 - Hrókr

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£117,500 - Armoured Trolls

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£120,000 - Spears of Dun Durn

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£125,000 - Geraint Nerthol on Ceffyldraig

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£130,000 - Shadows of Carn Bran

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£135,000 - Gaanh

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The name of the concept artist, along with the confirmed sculptor's name below it, is shown beneath each unit's concept art in blue.

Kickstarter projects - and especially their backers - are special, and we love to reward those of you that take part in any way we can. We want to make you feel special - and that's why we give you the opportunity to get your hands on some never to be released project exclusive miniatures!

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If no gold cost or bronze costs are listed, the miniature is one cost for every backer

No project would be complete without offering you the chance to expand upon the Darklands books we have in the offing.

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Oghurithne

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Werwulf

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Brythoniaid

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Fiend

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Demilegionary

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Warriors of Baalor

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Krokodar

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Hrafn

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Abhorrent

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£130,000 - Shadows of Carn Bran

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Starter Hosts

A good friend to us, Ryan Smith, has compiled a fantastic article on his website that shows off the scale of our miniatures!

Here's a comparison of our humans:

Ax-Drune (centre, next to Space Marine)
Ax-Drune (centre, next to Space Marine)

...and our monstrous infantry:

4x Tarvax and Ckaarakk (in bare resin)
4x Tarvax and Ckaarakk (in bare resin)

...and our largest monstrous infantry:

2x Srónax (in bare resin)
2x Srónax (in bare resin)

...and one of our smaller monstrous beasts:

Ungefelic, Mantichora (in bare resin)
Ungefelic, Mantichora (in bare resin)

...and one of our larger monstrous beasts:

Galagaak, Raging Tarvox (in bare resin)
Galagaak, Raging Tarvox (in bare resin)

...and finally, our biggest miniature yet (at least, in terms of bulk), Krull:

Krull, Servile Lord of Dis (in dark resin)
Krull, Servile Lord of Dis (in dark resin)

There's much more, of course, so head on over to Ryan's blog to see the article in full: http://thebeerwaaagh.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/getting-sense-of-scale.html So if you're wondering quite why our larger miniatures are so expensive, now you know!

We already have a huge amount of miniatures in our Darklands range, which you can see in full (and purchase) on the Mierce Miniatures website

We think it's worth showing you a few spectacular miniatures from our Darklands range, simply because you'll see immediately what Mierce Miniatures and the artists, sculptors and painters we use can achieve!

Angelcynn: Penda the Bloody-Handed on foot and on horse

Ysians: Axes of Carn Maen, Ax-Drune Unit

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Fomoraic: Roaring Srónax, Srónax Unit

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Brythoniaid Angrislaug (left), Infernii Malacant (right) and Angelcynn Meloda (centre) providing a sense of scale

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Carrowek of Carn Dhu at roughly three times his actual size
Carrowek of Carn Dhu at roughly three times his actual size

Risks and challenges

With two highly successful Kickstarter projects concluded, one of which having fulfilled most of its rewards, we believe this project has virtually no risks attached to it. Just ask the backers from those two projects, many of whom believe they were the finest Kickstarter projects they had ever been involved in! We keep everybody in the loop with project updates every week, too!

The team behind Mierce Miniatures have been creating and manufacturing miniatures for a number of years now and have produced tens of thousands of resin miniatures - some of which are incredibly complicated to make - over that time. Long experience in the wargaming industry coupled with an in-depth knowledge of the logistics required to bring miniatures to market ensure that we will be able to deliver on every single pledge exactly on time - if not earlier!

All that being said, sometimes those gremlins work as hard as we do too, but if there are unavoidable delays anybody who pledges will be the first to know about them via an update to the project. Many of the miniatures you can pledge for are already being manufactured but for those that aren't, it must be noted that the artists and sculptors we work with are genuine professionals and work very hard to meet their deadlines.

We are not dependent upon another company in a country on the other side of the world to manufacture our products - they are all made and packaged on our premises and so we are very confident we can deliver on all of the pledges with no problems whatsoever.

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    I JUST WANT SOME COOL MINIATURES -- bronze reward -- for those that just want a miniature or two! Choose any one miniature whose bronze cost is worth £10, and increase your pledge for any other miniature or unit you would like at bronze cost prices. See the reward graphic for details. Note that shipping will be paid for post-project, DO NOT add shipping to your pledge.

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    THE GOLD SPOT -- gold reward -- get units and other stuff worth up to £100 ($160) at their gold cost, saving loads from purchasing them all individually! Purchasing a gold reward like this one is the ONLY way you can purchase items at their gold cost. See the reward graphic for details. Note that shipping will be paid for post-project, DO NOT add shipping to your pledge.

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    Pledge £400 or more About $513

    ALL THE UNITS -- gold reward -- Get the eight Units stretch goals - worth over £800 ($1,300) in total, if each miniature is purchased individually - for just £400 ($640)! Increase your pledge to increase the unit sizes, or for any other miniature or unit you would like, at GOLD cost prices. Purchasing a gold reward like this one is the ONLY way you can purchase items at their gold cost. See the reward graphic for details. Note that shipping will be paid for post-project, DO NOT add shipping to your pledge.

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    Pledge £2,000 or more About $2,565

    YOU'RE THEIR DESCENDANT -- gold reward -- you can be a Sell-Sword in Darklands, complete with your own rules and a miniature of yourself - suitably garbed, of course! All of the human realms in Darklands were part of our history and your own ancestors may well have been a part of them. All you have to do is supply photographs of yourself, tell us what realm you'd like to be from and why, and we'll do the rest - our artists will draw you in all your finery and our sculptors will bring you to life! We'll even name you as closely as possible to dark age names! You'll get ten copies of your miniature for yourself, your friends and family! Note: we retain all rights to the rules, miniature and artwork produced. Increase your pledge for any other miniature or unit you would like at GOLD cost prices. Purchasing a gold reward like this one is the ONLY way you can purchase items at their gold cost. See the reward graphic for details. Note that shipping will be paid for post-project, DO NOT add shipping to your pledge.

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