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Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« on: November 17, 2017, 06:29:44 AM »
So yeah, after a little delay Vanguard Miniatures first official crowdfunder has gone live!

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Who Are Vanguard Miniatures?

Vanguard Miniatures is an established wargames company with its own range of metal and resin miniatures, as well as plastic bases.

In order to ensure this campaign runs smoothly, Vanguard are teaming up with collaborators Troublemaker Games to help run this campaign, as having run five successful Indiegogo Crowdfunders they're pretty good at knowing how this button-pushing bippety-boopety computers lark is supposed to work.

What We Need & What You Get

Our 6mm scale models in this funding campaign are intended to reinforce our Defeat In Detail range of models, by adding more models to the existing ranges.

As we cross stretch goals, we'll be unlocking more models, some of which can be seen in silhouette below...

We have many designs already sculpted, and without a crowdfunding campaign it would be another year or even two before we could afford to put them all into production, so your interest and support at this stage means we can put out more metal models at a much faster rate than would otherwise be possible.

The Models

All of the models in this campaign are to be METAL models, unless otherwise stated.

Most of the models have already been Matter Printed and are awaiting a trip to the casting foundry, whilst other models only exist as-yet in CAD form - your support now will ensure they become real tiny toy fighty models!

Can't direct link to the pictures of the campaign itself since IndieGoGo doesn't let me...
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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2017, 05:15:26 PM »
Novan Elites Pathfinders


Novan Elites Tainted - Affray Squads


Novan Elites Tainted - Characters & Specialists


Tainted Decimator Heavy Tank


Tainted Hecate Interceptor


Skinner Drop troops


Novan Tribune (Hector Variant)


Novan Firestorm Heavy Flamethrower tank


Novan Convent Redeemer


Previews
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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2017, 10:44:23 AM »
I've tried to make your photos smaller by turning them into thumbnails, but it hasn't worked unfortunately.

The Tainted Novan elites look rather impressive.  Thanks for sharing :).
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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2017, 04:33:32 PM »
Update time! You can do order multi packs:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/1

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New multi pack deals added
Hi backers many thanks for your fantastic show of support so far, this first update is to direct your attention to the new multi pack deals added to the campaign this evening. These have been added due to requests from various sources and we hope to add more such deals as the campaign progresses. Please let us know if there is any particular combinations you'd like to see and we will consider adding them to the campaign. Once again thanks for the support everyone really appreciated.

Regards John




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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2017, 05:05:05 PM »
Update time!

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A small update.
Hi backers many thanks to you all for a fantastic show of support so far over 60% funded already great stuff. I've added the stretch goals funding pathway to the campaign page now repeated here for your convenience cheers.

Backers' Rewards:


For every £200 you spend we will give you £20 of credit to spend either on further models from this campaign, or models from the Vanguard Miniatures website.

Stretch goals funding path:

£2700 Tribune heavy tanks (Achilles and Turnus) variants released.

£3000 Novan regulars urban infantry released.

£3300 Novan regulars urban infantry specialist set released.

£3500 Skinnerz tractor Vector and Elites Gladiator walker Mk2 released.

£3700 Female political officers released.

£3900 Tainted Rampager light tank released.

£4000+ Further stretch goals will be added.

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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2017, 04:56:36 PM »
First up, expect these in the stretch goals of the crowdfunding campaign, which is at 66% at the moment!



And here's something separate from the crowdfunder, a special 3mm deal: http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/3mm-novan-elites-army-deal-1/

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This army deal contains one of every set listed below.

C1- Elites infantry century mechanised

C2,- Elites infantry century on foot

S1- Elites command and support maniples

S2- Elites transport pool

S3- Elites armour support

S4- Elites tank support

The deal is £68, bought separately the units would cost you £80, saving you £12!
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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2017, 06:51:22 AM »
Thought it handy to share this update officially: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/3

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New perks added.
Hi backers many thanks for continuing to support my little campaign, today's update is to inform you of the addition of the Novan Regulars in urban uniform to the campaign, released early due to demand. We have single sets and an army deal available and i've also added a Tainted Interceptor squadron deal to the perks list as well.

Hopefully we will have another update for you soon cheers John




Also, a few new perks have been added:
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£12  GBP + Shipping
Novan Urban Regulars
You will receive a set consisting of 80 x Novan Urban Regulars.
Items included:
Novan Urban Regulars Set

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£14  GBP + Shipping
Novan Urban Specialists
You will receive 88 x Novan Urban Specialists models
Items included:
Novan Urban Specialist set

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£24  GBP + Shipping
Tainted Interceptor Squadron
You will receive 8 x Tainted Hecate Interceptors, and 8 x plastic flight stands.
Items included:
Tainted Interceptor Squadron

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£44  GBP + Shipping
Novan Urban Army Deal 1
You will receive 1 x Urban regulars specialist set, 3 x Urban regulars Infantry sets.
Items included:
Novan urban Regulars Army Deal
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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2017, 06:48:04 PM »
We're reaching stretch goals!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/7

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Stretch goal two reached.
Hello again backers.

With stretch goal two reached i've now added the Eloi Phase walkers to the perks list, the Gladiator walkers will join them as soon as images can be prepared and i'll also be adding another Tribune heavy tank deal to the campaign too.

Thanks again for the continued support expect another update very soon.

Cheers John


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£12  GBP + Shipping
Eloi Phase Walkers Set
You will receive 80 x Eloi Phase Walker Infantry models.
Items included:
Eloi Phase Walkers Set


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£18  GBP + Shipping
Tribune (Achilles) Heavy Tanks
You will receive a set consisting of 3 x multi part Novan Tribune Heavy Tanks
Items included:
Novan Tribune (Achilles) x 3


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£18  GBP + Shipping
Tribune (Turnus) Heavy Tanks
You will receive a set consisting of 3 x multi-part Novan Tribune Heavy Tanks.
Items included:
Novan Tribune (Turnus) x 3

Keep on supporting the campaign here:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/

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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2017, 04:20:28 PM »
Here we go again!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/9

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New Stretch Goals Opened
Hello backers!
 
I now present to your notice, the working images of the latest stretch goals!


Mk2 Gladiators


Female Novan Political Officers

Cool huh?

Go pledge! Now!

Oh, you'd like more, I pretend to hear you say?

Okay,


We've opened up a combo deal for people who want too many Tribune tanks.

Who doesn't want that?

Thanks everyone!

- Ben

Oh and then there's these:
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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2017, 05:30:05 PM »
And the Rampager Light Tank is here!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/10

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Yet another stretch goal reached.
Hi Backers,

Well we have certainly been knocking the stretch goals down like nine pins this last week with yet another achieved today, therefore I have opened up the Decimator tanks baby brother the Rampager light tank for pledges.

Many thanks indeed for the fantastic support especially at this time of year when money is tight really appreciated.

We are currently working on a few additional models for the campaign more news on this as things develop cheers John


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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2017, 11:46:18 PM »
Tainted Elites heavy armour command set is available!!!


https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/12

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Yet another stretch goal reached.
Backers,

Once again we have hit another stretch goal this time the Tainted Heavy Elites Command figures now ready for pledges. I really cannot thank you all enough for your continuing support i'm really grateful to all concerned.

I have posted a few possible new stretch goals at the bottom of the main page for your viewing pleasure please don't be afraid to supply feedback as we need to know if we are creating the kind of models you guys/gals need.

Kind Regards John

Close up of the next stretch goal:



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On another note, big 3mm news: the first Stalkers are out!

3mm Cybershadow Jackal Warstalker Probe (W1) - £15.00


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This set contains 3 x Cybershadow Jackal Warstalker model kits consisting of the following components:

3 x hulls

3 x different pose legs

3 x weapons sets (4 per set)
http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/3mm-cybershadow-jackal-warstalker-probe-w1/

And more reinforcements for the Novan Elites:

3mm Novan Elites Forefront Century Mechanised (C3) - £14.00


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Set contains:

9 x Mauler IFV’s

1 x command figure sprue

1 x banner bearer

1 x medic

1 x engineer

86 x Forefront assault infantry without jump packs
http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/3mm-novan-elites-forefront-century-mechanised-c3/

3mm Novan Elites Siege Breaker Century Mechanised (C4) - £12.00


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Set contains:

3 x Stormer siege breaker assault carriers

5 x siege armour command figures

60 x Affray siege armour figures
http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/3mm-novan-elites-siege-breaker-century-mechanised-c4/
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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2017, 05:04:35 PM »
We've crossed the £4500!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/13

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Another stretch goal reached
Hello again Backers,

Thanks to a bunch of pledges over night we have hit the next stretch goal sooner than expected.

The skinnerz field gun perk will be released once the set contents have been finalised these models are not quite ready yet I did not anticipate reaching this goal so soon. We will get them up as soon as humanly possible many thanks for your continued support and patience.

I anticipate this perk being available by mid week at the latest once Ben has finished sculpting work.

We are looking at adding more arm choices for the Hierarch figure and a quad rider to the Urban specialists set, to be confirmed.
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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2017, 06:50:27 AM »
Charon anti-ground fighter available!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/all

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Charon Fighter
Backers,

Once again we have hit a stretch goal before it's ready to release, you guys/gals are funding faster than we can finish new perks. Your support has been outstanding thank you all very much.

The Charon fighter stretch goal is now ready for pledges, also note that you can pledge for a mixed squadron deal consisting of four of each Tainted aircraft should you wish.

We do not foresee enough time for further new perks but do intend to create upgrades as it where for existing sets should funding merit it, for example the urban quad bike rider would be added to the urban specialist set and we are looking at more arm options for the Tainted Hierarch figure.

Kind regards John






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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2017, 08:19:40 AM »
We've passed the £6000 mark!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/18

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Hello again Backers,

It has taken a while and much effort from Ben the designer to bring you the latest perk which is now ready for pledges. The Skinnerz heavy artillery set consisting of three different towed ordinance pieces to support your Skinnerz army.

I must thank you all once again for your continued pledges really appreciated people thank you so much.

Should funding allow we hope to create individual limbers for each weapon and if possible a crew set may be added as well.







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Re: Vanguard Miniatures' first official crowdfunder
« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2017, 08:59:18 PM »
£7.5k and onwards!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/small-scale-armies-from-vanguard-miniatures#/updates/19

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Hi Backers,

Just a quick post to thank you all for the overwhelming show of support for this campaign, over 300% funded i'm truly stunned especially considering the financial restraints of this time of year.

We are now looking to upgrade the odd set or two with additional minis should funding continue to rise. First up will be a quad bike rider for the urban specialists set, second would be an extra set of arm options for the tainted hierarch figure, this will happen at 8.5k. Also planned will be a crew set for the skinnerz heavy artillery models with perhaps a few detail tweaks here and there as well at 9k. All these will be included with existing pledges.

Should we reach 9.5k of funding I will be offering a set of three or four backers exclusive character figures absolutely free to all supporters of the campaign. Planned are character leaders for the Urban regulars, Tainted Elites and Skinnerz drop troops sets.

It just remains for me to thank you all once again for the fantastic level of support really appreciated people. Here's to the next already at planning stage campaign.

Regards John

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