New Plastic Miniature Army Boxes Pre-Orders


We have put the New Heavy Gear Blits Plastic Miniature Army Boxes, Two Player Starter Box, and new Quick Start Rulebook up for Pre-Order on the Dream Pod 9 Online Store. Please note that orders with these new Pre-Order products will only start shipping after all our Kickstarter Backer Reward Packages have been shipped out in September.

Jovian Chronicles News!


Several years back Phil sculpted some small Fleet Scale Lancer and Wraith Fighters for Jovian Chronicles. They were made for a planned Fleet Scale version of Jovian Chronicles, that was never completed, back around the time we did our Heavy Gear Fleet Scale game. We finally located the models that had been stored away and added a small ball socket hole on the underside of each of them. These small fighter 2 squad packs are now available to purchase for the first time. If we get enough interest (orders) for the new fleet scale fighters there will be fleet scale exos in the future and maybe a few new spaceships as well. Here is a link to the Jovian Chronicles Miniatures section of the online store for all interested in supporting a rebirth of Jovian Chronicles.

Plus, we also have some of the Jovian Chronicles 2nd Edition Lightning Strike Rulebooks and Companions still available for purchase.

Crowd Funding Pledge Total


$173,646 CAD

(Pledges as of March 13th, 2015)

Our Extra Crowd Funding Drive ended on March 1st 2015. Thank You All for helping us to unlocked the Kodiak and Ammon miniatures and add one of each to the Core Starter Set.

The Pledge Manager is now locked.

War for Terra Nova - Kickstarter


The Heavy Gear Blitz - War for Terra Nova - Plastic Miniatures Core Starter Set Kickstarter was successfully funded. We raised just over $150K CAD to produce molds needed to make plastic miniatures for our Heavy Gear Blitz Tabletop Wargame.

We will be doing some additional crowd funding to try and unlock a few more model molds for stretch goals not reached during the Kickstarter.

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Kickstarter Update: Small Issues with Parts on Several Sprues and Shipping Update

It was brought to our attention this week that a few parts on several of the model sprues have some small issues with dimpling and shrinkage. Its a learning Kickstarter for us and we do our best below to explain the small issues, where they occur and why.

Dimpling can occur on parts when the molds are being setup to run at the best pressure and temperature for the molten plastic. Models LLC may have accidentally included some of the pops, made while the molds were being dialed in, with our shipment thinking they looked like good sprues. We spotted some dimpling occurring on the head part of some of the Hunter sprues and the main hull of some of the MHT-95 Hovertank sprues. Backers brought to our attention some shrinkage on the engine part of the Jager sprues, which we missed completely in our initial check of the model spues when we received them. A few backers have also reported some dimpling occurring on the butt plate area of the Hunter as well. The dark color of the plastic makes it difficult to see, on the next plastics run, we'll ask Models LLC to use a slightly lighter color of grey. The test pops that we received from the mold manufacturer to approve the molds and that were assembled and painted up to show everyone did not have these small dimpling or shrinkage issues. One other thing that we failed to notice was a missing detail on the hip part of the Mounts B sprue. The upper left side of the hip part seems to be missing the upper part of the "X" detail on most sprues. We have included images below of the issues with the various parts on their sprues for everyone to see.

The small issues do not effect game play or the overall look of the models once assembled. There is not much we can do at this point about these small issues as all the plastics have already been popped and delivered to us by Models LLC for all the backer reward packages and we have shipped over half the packages to backers already and getting replacement parts made and shipped out would be very costly. Most of the dimpling can be fixed by players with a little bit of modeling putty to fill-in the area before painting. For the missing "X" detail on the upper left side of the Mounts Hips the missing detail can be painted on or just paint the hips part black so the missing detail is not noticeable.

We have contacted Models LLC about all the issues to make sure they are aware of the sprues with issues to better dial-in the molds or fix them before we run the molds again. One other issue that some backers have asked about is small crack lines on the surface of some of the larger parts. We ask Models LLC about them and we told that the larger parts have multiple entry gates where the molten plastic enters the part cavity and as the part files up the areas were these different flows of molten plastic meet form the crack lines we see on the surface. These crack lines are very small and disappear when the model is painted. Another thing we have seen on some of the larger parts is a black residue that can easily be scrapped off. Models LLC has informed us that when air gets trapped in the mold and the plastic is forced in under high pressure and temperature it can actually cause the trapped air to com-bust leaving the black residue on the surface. They plan on adding some small air venting where need before the molds are run to solve this issue.

Now a quick shipping update we shipped out the last of Wave 2 backer reward packages on Saturday along with some of the Wave 3 packages and have now shipped a total of 678 backer reward packages. We plan to finish shipping the Wave 3 by the middle of this week and then get started on the 4th and final shipping wave.

After all the backer reward packages are shipped, we'll be able to put some more time on the painting guide for the miniatures. In the mean time we wanted to share a Northern Jaguar painting guide video posted on YouTube by one of our backers here is a link to it for everyone to checkout.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZpaNC19Asg

 

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Kickstarter Update: Plastic Miniature Sprues Arriving Friday!

Over 2500 lbs of plastic miniature sprues all boxed up and on 7 skids were shipped out earlier this week by Models LLC via FedEx Freight. The latest updated tracking shows that we should receive them at our office here in Montreal this Friday.

Models LLC took a photo of the boxes of sprues on skids as they were being picked up earlier this week by FedEx Freight and sent us the photo included below with the post, to share with everyone.

Gen Con 2016 Chibi King Cobra Resin Mini!

Phil has been busy in July, after he painted up the new Northern and Southern plastic miniature armies. He cranked out our latest Chibi Gear, the Southern King Cobra, with its We're #1 Hand Sign to taunt the Northern Chibi Gears. He then painted it up with an amazing Southern Republic Red and Gold paint scheme. To quote Mel Brooks "Its Good to be the King". The red and gold contrasts well with the previous Chibi Gear release of the Northern Kodiak and its Blue and Silver paint scheme.

Living Rulebook ebook update Available Now!

We updated the Heavy Gear Blitz - Tabletop Wargaming - Living Rulebook ebook Ver. 2.0 today, the new file has the text "July17th2016Update" at the end. Also, the Changes Log pdf has been updated to include all the July 4th update changes, followed by the July 17th update changes at the end. The July 17th update mainly adds the bookmarks and table of contents page links that were missing from the earlier update, plus adds new chibi gear artwork and other photos to the rules section, and fixes all the grammar and typos that were found.

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