To keep the old bucket of bolts flying, plenty of engineers are required.
An apprentice engineer, an old timer and of course someone to yell at them.
With his cyborg leg, this heavily tooled up engineer from Lead Adventure is another of the Astropolis Kickstarter models I wanted for the transporter.
One of the Astropolis Kickstarter models makes a really good General for my British Steampunk army.
He will also double up as a commander type for the rather large transporter, which I really must give a name, I am thinking the “Nagoya”.
Some time ago, I Kickstarted some Westwind mech models, including these small machine gun robots, which are perfect for use a sentry bots.
As I wanted the option to use them in several games, I decided against a specific forces colour scheme and went for a generic metallic look, although they are now closer to my Mechanica force…
I have been looking forward to these Exo-Armour Dwarfs for some time and I am pleased to say they have arrived on Kickstarter this week, released by Bob Olley of Olleys Armies fame.
There are two sets of these heavily armoured tin cans, a set with more of a chaos flavour and a set that are more pillbox-like, and it is those that will fit in much more with my existing Scrunt army.
For my Steam Wars game I will require six models to allow me to take two units of three models. Of course, I could always go for more units…
I have already worked out a potential model profile for these which is a bit presumptuous.
One thing I can be sure of is that Bob will deliver this Kickstarter bang on time and these stout chaps will get added to the might of the Prussian Scrunts!
Confrontation is one of my all time favourite games, simple as that, I love it. A small skirmish game with a huge range of amazing figures and plenty of factions to choose from.
After a couple of years of speculation, the Confrontation Kickstarter has arrived. I was looking forward to picking up a new faction to show my support in getting this game back out there. This Kickstarter is bound to make some serious money.
So here it is, one pledge level of UK£280 to get a big box of everything.
Unfortunately I already have a lot of what is in there so I will pass. Apart from the fact that it is UK£280 tied up in something you won’t even see for 2 years. And it is a new company with zero track record, I think I will pass.
And it seems the models will be made from pvc plastic which is truly rubbish so I will definitely pass.
Oh, and it will not ship until the end of 2019 so I will definitely pass. Kickstarters of this scale are usually late as well, so it will be well into 2020 before there is any chance of seeing anything, so I will definitely pass. I think I have made my mind up.
I will stick with my lovely old lead models, of which I have a few, and a few still unpainted, two whole forces but don’t tell anyone.
If you want some, go check out eBay for a few.
I finally have the new Mantic Tunneler from their Kickstarter which ended exactly two years ago.
It is quite a nice looking kit and appears to snap together but there are no instructions. There seem to be some optional parts in the kit, I really can’t remember what I was expecting anyway or what the options are meant to be. I will have to Google some instructions or maybe just some other models finished by other people.This image seems like a good place to start.