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Re: Historical Kickstarters ...
« Reply #75 on: August 07, 2018, 02:30:28 AM »
Oooh!  Look at these dudes ...

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« Reply #76 on: August 07, 2018, 11:02:23 AM »
 :icon_lol:  The early bird army deal is only 65 pounds ... $84.50, such a deal! :icon_wink: :icon_cool:
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« Reply #77 on: August 30, 2018, 05:51:26 PM »
Well these are down to under a day ...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dogtagminiatures/28mm-ww2-hungarian-army?ref=discovery

I've made my pledge, and added some on for more figures, too.  It is close to the second stretch goal and I hope they make it!
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« Reply #78 on: September 02, 2018, 05:41:04 PM »
The one above made it to the second stretch goal, yippee!

I now need to look up and see if Too Fat Lardies has a list for Hungarians for Chain of Command.

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And now there is this ...  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1873378485/28mm-german-fallschirmjager-in-italy-1943-45?ref=discovery

This outfit has quality figures, I own some of their eastern front Germans in winter gear, and they are excellent, well worth having them.

I'm not sure I am into Fallschirmjager for the Italian campaign, but we'll see.  Good be good for some skirmish gaming.
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« Reply #79 on: September 04, 2018, 03:31:48 PM »
Those Germans are looking pretty nice. If I played any WW2 stuff I'd consider them strongly.

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« Reply #80 on: September 05, 2018, 01:39:56 AM »
Their winter Germans are great!

I'm sure these will be as well, even though the computer graphics stuff doesn't show the ending quality they're able to produce.

I'm still resisting, partially because I know who in the states can get them if I want them, and partially because I got too much stuff already.
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« Reply #81 on: September 19, 2018, 07:38:17 PM »
Well no pledge for the Falshirmjagers for me.  It looks like it did well, so they'll be available, if I eventually decide yes.  Its not calling me.
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Re: Historical Kickstarters ...
« Reply #82 on: November 16, 2018, 06:09:00 PM »
These could be used for historical situational gaming or pulp gaming ...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/179272384/classic-movie-miniatures-episode-2

I like the whole concept ... however, still deciding what level I'll pledge at.

I like all the figures, so probably at least that. And I'd love to purchase the steamer boat as an add on at the end!
Received these today, and really liking the looks of the Tramp Steamer kit! Can't wait to paint it and put it together. :icon_biggrin: :::cheers:::

The figure selection, one of each pack, will give plenty of selection for gaming with the steamer boat. :icon_cool:

Anyone know of ideas for instructions on painting this fiber board stuff for these kinds of kits :icon_question:
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« Reply #83 on: January 16, 2019, 01:29:58 PM »
Received my pledge for this campaign ...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/553354256/28mm-1745-jacobite-rebellion-miniatures?ref=discovery

My order was ...

2 Highland command sets
3 Highland musket sets with jackets charging
3 Highland musket sets with shirts charging
1 Highland broadsword set with jackets charging
1 Highland broadsword set with shirts charging
1 Lowland command set
3 Lowland musket set charging
1 Lowland broadsword set charging
1 Ecossais command set
2 Ecossais standing firing
2 Ecossais kneeling firing
1 set of 4 characters
1 Charles Stuart on horseback
2 packs of flag finials
And a bunch of flags!

These figures are awesome! :icon_biggrin: :icon_cool: :::cheers:::

Now to eventually get around to doing them with some paint ... lol.
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« Reply #84 on: January 16, 2019, 02:01:01 PM »
Really nice collection!👆

I do believe there are 6 mounted crossbow men to receive their complete status before 😸
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« Reply #85 on: January 16, 2019, 02:08:24 PM »
Ha!  The 6 mounted crossbows are on the painting table to remind me of the need to finish them. :icon_lol:
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Re: Historical Kickstarters ...
« Reply #86 on: January 16, 2019, 03:40:49 PM »
Really nice collection!👆

I do believe there are 6 mounted crossbow men to receive their complete status before 😸

How could you Artoban  :icon_evil:

It is really awful to keep ribbing GP about those Mounted Crossbows - month after month. 













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« Reply #87 on: January 16, 2019, 04:52:27 PM »
Gives us all something to talk about. :icon_mrgreen: :icon_lol:
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Re: Historical Kickstarters ...
« Reply #88 on: January 16, 2019, 06:46:05 PM »
Received my pledge for this campaign ...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/553354256/28mm-1745-jacobite-rebellion-miniatures?ref=discovery

My order was ...

2 Highland command sets
3 Highland musket sets with jackets charging
3 Highland musket sets with shirts charging
1 Highland broadsword set with jackets charging
1 Highland broadsword set with shirts charging
1 Lowland command set
3 Lowland musket set charging
1 Lowland broadsword set charging
1 Ecossais command set
2 Ecossais standing firing
2 Ecossais kneeling firing
1 set of 4 characters
1 Charles Stuart on horseback
2 packs of flag finials
And a bunch of flags!

These figures are awesome! :icon_biggrin: :icon_cool: :::cheers:::

Now to eventually get around to doing them with some paint ... lol.

Mine are still in the mail.  :oops:

Looking forward to them though!

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« Reply #89 on: January 16, 2019, 09:10:01 PM »
Gankom ... what did you end up getting?
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« Reply #90 on: January 16, 2019, 09:48:48 PM »
I went for the little level, skirmish or whatever, and got a Highland command, Muskets with jackets charging, and broadswords with jackets charging.

Looking forward to them!