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Black Earth: HEAVY METAL

A project in Corfu, Greece by Nuclear Shrimp Games

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High quality resin cast vehicles and troops for our own sci-fi miniature wargame in 28mm, 15mm and 6mm scale.
Backers: 194
Average Pledge Per Backer: €84

Funded: €16,254 of €5,000
Dates: Feb 1st -> Mar 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Nuclear Shrimp Games
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Latest News

Last stretch goal unlocked! Thank you all!

March 2nd - via:
You guys have smashed through all the stretch goals to the point where you didn't let me get a breather! Here is the final unlock of the Black Earth : Heavy Metal campaign - the Brute Field Gun.Brutes are not keen on developing technology of their... (Read More)

Tecton Minotaur - pre production

March 1st - via:
Hello everyone, We are currently working on finalising the Tecton Minotaur to send it to the printer so this is an excellent opportunity to show you the exploded parts. The Minotaur has 3 working entrances, 2 on the side and one on the back. The... (Read More)

Heavy Hulk reveal

February 28th - via:
Here is the next stretch goal guys and gals. There is still some work to go on it but you get the gist.That is all.      (Read More)

28mm models size chart

February 28th - via:
Hello everyone,Quick update today with a size chart for the 28mm models. This also gives you an idea about the relative size for the 15mm and 6mm versions of the models. You can also find the next stretch goal there - the UEF Heavy Hulk Battlesuit.... (Read More)

Finished Gorusk sculpt. Showcasing all 28mm vehicles.

February 26th - via:
We are really close to unlocking the €12,000 stretch goal and the Gorusk sculpt is finished and ready to roll out as the new stretch goal. This is going to be a pretty huge kit, on par with the Bulldog, although slightly cheaper. The model comes... (Read More)

Minotaur APC unlocked! Brute Gorusk preview.

February 22nd - via:
Thanks to your generous pledges, we have reached €11,000 and unlocked the Minotaur APC variant! Along with it comes a neat little free upgrade for both Minotaur vehicles, the Bomber Drone which grants the unit the ability to threaten all types of... (Read More)

Gorusk sneak peak

February 19th - via:
We are currently working on the next few reveals while at the same time setting things up here at the workshop for production. We will soon have more resin models to show you.Until then, here is a sneak peak of the Gorusk. The happy cement-eater... (Read More)

More Heavy Weapons and final UEF Infantry pose

February 15th - via:
Hello everyone, small update this evening. We have added the final support weapon for the UEF Infantry , the Light Anti Tank weapon team, and we have also finished the last pose for the UEF Infantry Fire Team.       We have also included a new... (Read More)

New 6mm pledges arrive! Also, 3d printable terrain partner announcement - HC3D

February 14th - via:
It has been a busy week so far. I am doing so much 3d that I am begining to see everything three dimensionally so it is really fortunate that our universe is laid out in 3 dimensions. Really no problem at all, all things considered.You've been asking... (Read More)

Heavy weapons (almost) unlocked - new Mortars and LAW teams

February 13th - via:
Well at some point we reached the €9000 mark and we are confident that we are going to be there soon. But even if we dont we're doing these models. That's right. Its not like there is a Kickstarter police preventing us from delivering stretch goals... (Read More)

Bulldog Main Battle Tank full kit

February 10th - via:
Thanks to your pledges we were able to upgrade the Bulldog basic kit with several goodies. These include the stowage parts (6 x Dufflebags, 6 x Blanket rolls, 5 x Fuel canisters), The Tank commander figure with the pintle LMG, the Laser Cannon for... (Read More)

Knights unlocked. 15mm Bulldog 3d print

February 7th - via:
Woohoo, the Knights have been unlocked. Thank you everyone.We have updated the poses of the Knights. We now have two more dynamically posed Knights and we are contemplating making 3 extra poses for the 15mm versions. Not promising anything yet but it... (Read More)

Unlocking first stretch goals.

February 4th - via:
Thank you everyone for making this a very succesful campaign!We have unlocked the first stretch goal  and we are very close the the next one.We decided to condense the stretch goals, putting a freebie and an addon at each stretch goal level. This... (Read More)

Funded! Thank you all!

February 3rd - via:
UEF and Homo Inhumanum (Brutes) leaders. Tecton Order leader coming soon.  Thank you everyone for funding this project in less than 48 hours! This is a great confidence boost for us here at Nuclear Shrimp Games and allows us to delve into the... (Read More)

Assault Hulk Battlesuit WIP

February 2nd - via:
A little something to spur your interestWe're almost 75% of our funding goal and the first 24 hours have not passed yet! Thank you all for your contributions and as a thank you we'd like to share with you what's coming down the road. More will be... (Read More)


February 1st - via:
So after many many months of preparations we're here. The project is live and we've already gathered 24% of the target amount. We'll try to be as active as possible, answering any questions that may come up. Remember that sharing is helping us... (Read More)

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