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Author Topic: [KICKSTARTER] STAR SCHLOCK: Minis inspired by 70s and 80s sci-fi.  (Read 2980 times)

Offline 1000foot

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Hello there fellow miniature enthusiasts! I've been working on a set of miniatures and rules for sci-fi gaming that draws inspiration from the films, television and comics of the 70s and 80s. I finally have the project in shape to start bringing it to Kickstarter and I thought I'd give you a heads up in case you'd be interested in this sort of thing.

I'll be producing some sci-fi troops first:


But I have half a dozen other singles that will be available as add-ons:






If this sounds like your sort of thing, I encourage you to sign up for updates on my website. Happy gaming!
« Last Edit: May 03, 2021, 04:56:25 PM by 1000foot »

Offline mweaver

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The pictures didn't load for me.  But I did amble over to your website to peek, and signed up for updates.

Best of luck,

-Michael

Offline 1000foot

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Thanks for the heads up! Images should be working now :)

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 lol Ages 45 and up,brilliant! Signed up on the basis of your sense of humour,and the lovely miniatures :)
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You have definitely piqued my interest.  Very nice models. 
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Offline jetengine

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Looks cool, whilst not literally within the era (more spiritually) have you  considered adding a (legally distinct) Lensmen to your crew ?

Offline 1000foot

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Looks cool, whilst not literally within the era (more spiritually) have you  considered adding a (legally distinct) Lensmen to your crew ?

I hadn't considered Lensmen, but I'll take a look! My early cutoff date is 1968, but it looks like some later Lensmen books and adaptations were lingering into the 80's, so it might work.

Offline Golgotha

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Signed up to your newsletter this looks cracking particular like the female character in the second pic.

Offline uti long smile

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Ooo! These look grand! Right up my street :)
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Offline CookAndrewB

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Oh yeah, I'll keep an eye on this!

Offline jetengine

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I hadn't considered Lensmen, but I'll take a look! My early cutoff date is 1968, but it looks like some later Lensmen books and adaptations were lingering into the 80's, so it might work.

It helps that (as the grand daddy of space opera) the characters often fit the mold of "ģeneric sci fi", with Kimball Kinnison (main character) just  wearing a silvery-grey uniform, raygun and wrist mounted lens.

Offline MiniPigs

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On the troopers are the capes a separate, optional piece?

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Figures look great  :)

Offline 1000foot

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On the troopers are the capes a separate, optional piece?

The figures with capes on my website were proof of concept figures using parts I sculpted as well as bits kitbashed from plastic kits. I intend to release a version of the Astroguards with capes, but they won't be ready for this Kickstarter. If my initial Kickstarter is a success I intend to create a second shortly after fulfilling the first to continue expanding the line. I hope to get the caped Royal Astroguards into that second Kickstarter.

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When is this kickstarter?

 

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