Thank You All - Venus Forces Kickstarter a Great Success!


You can still visit the campaign page at the following link.

EXTRA FUNDING CAMPAIGN


Pledge Total: $45,936.00 CAD (updated on Jan. 31st, 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 March 2019.   

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Venus Kickstarter Update: More Venus Ship Pewter Weapon Parts, plus Kaminari & Korikaze Pewter Exo Armors!

All the Venus ship weapons and exo armor 3d printed parts we showed in our last update were cleaned up and silicone molds made. Then copies of the parts were caste from them in high temperature resistant Task 8 resin. The Task 8 resin parts are used to make the vulcanized rubber molds needed for spin casting the final pewter weapon parts and exo armors. Checkout the images attached with photos of the Task 8 resin parts and final pewter weapon parts. And image with photos of the Task 8 resin Kaminari & Korikaze exo parts, steps in the vulcanized mold making process and some of the final pewter exo armors.

We did have a problem with the Reinzi Bomber mold, we tried to have the bomber as one pewter piece, but the nose section of all the models got crushed in the molding process and the resulting pewter minis didn't look good. So we have decided to have the left and right wings of the Reinzi as separate parts along with the central body. New 3d parts are being printed this week, and we should receive them at our office in about 2 weeks. Then we'll get them cleaned up and go thru the same process to make a new vulcanized rubber mold for the Reinzi that we are sure will work very well. We expect to still be able to start shipping Backer Reward Packages at the end of March.

A reminder, we have opened our Jovian Wars - Venus Forces Kickstarter Pledge Manager website to outside backers from now to the end of March 2019. Here is a link to the pledge manager for all interested.
http://dp9pledgemanager.com/index.php…

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Maps are Back!

They're still being tested a bit, but maps shoudl be back on various pages, mainly those for the Retailer List and Events. If I missed any let me know!

 

The new maps are prettier, the code required is a lot less than for the old maps (so better for mobile users) and I think the new map style is a bit nicer looking and functional, with some useful markings for subway stations and such, at least in areas. We can also do some fun special looks if it's useful.

May 10th Single Packs and Weekly Featured Product

This week we have three new single pack releases. NuCoal's Chasseur Paratrooper and Jerboa Paratrooper provide some airdroppable firepower to NuCoal forces. The South's Fer de Lance is one of the most advanced, and elite, Gears in the Southern armory, and has been issued to Southern Republic Honor Guard Cadres as a hard-hitting symbol of the skill and technical prowess of the Republic. 

May Releases

Want to be the first to get your hands on the new Visigoth Main Battletank or the new MP Cadre and MP decals? Order them now on the Dream Pod 9 Online Store!

New Southern Visigoth main Battle Tank (DP9-9292, $29.95)

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.

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