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EXTRA FUNDING CAMPAIGN


Pledge Total: $48,039.00 CAD (updated on May 22nd, 2019)

 

DP9's Extra Funding Campaign for our Peace River & NuCoal Core Plastic Miniatures is now live on the DP9 Pledge Manager website. Our Kickstarter raised over $40K CAD, unlocking our initial funding goal and numerous stretch goals, but not the $50K CAD goal we really wanted to reach. Hence our Extra Funding Campaign, please support Dream Pod 9 as an Outside Backer and pickup a new plastic miniatures army for Peace River, NuCoal, and/or Utopia at $70 CAD each, or one of our other great Backer reward level deals and maybe a few Add-Ons as well.

Login and create your pledge manager account, select your reward level and any add-ons and then checkout paying your pledge and fixed shipping cost. Backer reward packages are expected to start shipping in Summer 2019.   

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HGB Kickstarters Update: Utopia, Peace River & NuCoal Molds Plastic Test Pops Preview!

The Utopia, Peace River & NuCoal plastic injection molds have been assembled and are now in testing by the manufacturer. They did the test pops of the plastic robot sprues this week and took photos, which we are sharing with this update. They have shipped off the samples of all the test pop robot sprues to Montreal and we expect them here the end of this week. We'll then check them out, noting all the issues we spot, put them together to test the parts fit and do some test painting as well. Its important to note that these are test pops of the plastic sprues made by the injection mold manufacturer to find issues and get them fixed before delivery of the molds. You will see some parts (arms, legs, etc.) have dimpling on the sides as not enough plastic made it into the parts cavity and the gates to these parts will need to be enlarged and new test pops done. This is all part of the manufacturing process, once they have our comments on these test pops they will make fixes to the molds and then do more test pops to send us for our eventual approval and shipping of the molds to Canada. Where a local plastics manufacturer will pop all the plastic spures for us this summer.

 

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Heavy Gear Blitz Rules Questions

Got any questions about the Heavy Gear Blitz Rules? Our line developer, Jason Dickerson, will be answering questions every Friday on the Dream Pod 9 Forums. Also for your convenience, all of the rules related PDF links posted last week can be found on this thread!
 

April 26th Single Packs and Featured Product

This week we have two new single pack releases! 

For the South, this week we are releasing the Razor Fang Black Mamba. The Northern forces are not ignored, as the Thunder Jaguar is available as well. Both are great variants for commanders with upgraded communications and satellite uplinks.

April 19th Single Pack Scouts

We have three single packs for release this week that should be appreciated by scout Gear pilots from the North and South. These are available immediately for order from the Dream Pod 9 Online Store.

The Northern forces receive the Cheetah and Weasel while the Southern Iguana is now available.

The Hammers of the North

 

 

As Dream Pod 9's Art Director, one of the real pleasures of producing the new series of Field Guides for the factions of the Heavy Gear Universe is revisiting some canonical designs and attempting to further enrich them. Part of this is seeing whether the faction logo or emblem can simply be nuanced, modernized, or whether it can be detailed in a way that touches on some of the faction characteristics in more detail.

Consolidated Rules Resources

We’ve taken all of the current errata posted across our Gear UP e-zines and books, and consolidated them into a single file for easy access. In addition to the errata file which also includes the Post 1940 Upgrades for the North and Peace River, we have also made available the Duelist Rules from Perfect Storm and the Veteran Survivor & League Rules from Terra Nova Gambit as a free download for our fans. Lastly, the Beta Threat Values published in Gear UP 5 are included here for ease of access. Don’t forget that you can download the Heavy Gear Blitz Core Rules Field Manual for free on Drive Thru RPG. Enjoy! 

Single Pack Releases for April 12th, 2013

We've got more single packs available this week! 

This week's releases are the Peace River Pit Bull, a light Gear used for patrols and police work, and the elites of the Northern and Southern alliances, the Jaguar and Black Mamba. all are currently DP9 Online Store Exclusives and are available now. 

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