Tablescapes - by Secret Weapon Miniatures

A project in Sacramento, CA by Secret Weapon

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Secret Weapon's plastic Tablescape Tiles fit on any table or flat surface to create the ultimate miniature gaming environment.
Backers: 1395
Average Pledge Per Backer: $223

Funded: $311,488 of $80,000
Dates: Apr 12th -> May 12th (30 days)
Project By: Secret Weapon
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Latest News

"Ruined Temple" -- FULLY FUNDED!

May 12th - via:
We've done it! The "Ruined Temple" theme is unlocked and fully funded -- giving us two sci-fi themes, and two fantasy themes, as we work our way through the final hours of the campaign. And we're not finished! The "Trench Works" Display Board is the... (Read More)

Finalize Those Pledges!

May 12th - via:
14 Hours And Counting....As we hit the final stretch of this campaign now is an excellent time to get your pledge amount finalized. Our handy Pledge Calculator is still live and includes all of the official Kickstarter campaign add-on items. You'll... (Read More)

"Ruined Temple" Walls & Scatter

May 11th - via:
Before I wander away from the computer for a little while, and pretend that I'm going to sleep during the final 15 hours of the campaign, I thought I'd leave you with a quick taste of the "Ruined Temple" scatter terrain, and the wall/fortification... (Read More)

"Rolling Fields" -- First Renders!

May 11th - via:
And here we have the rock feature tile, and the creek bend tile, in their natural habitat. We've been working our way through two tile renders per theme as they unlock. After the campaign we'll cycle back and fill in the rest of the tiles for each... (Read More)

New Art - New Renders - New Stretch-Goal - OH MY!

May 11th - via:
So many updates, so little time....Everyone is scrambling to get new renders and new artwork ready for the final campaign push -- and although I suspect he'll kill me when he sees that I shared this screen grab, I can't stop myself from sharing a WIP... (Read More)

100% FUNDED - "Ruined Temple" Display Board UNLOCKED

May 10th - via:
$240k funded and still going strong!The "Ruined Temple" Display Board has fully funded -- and we're well on our way to unlocking the complete "Ruined Temple" tile set! And then?Many people have asked if I will include a "Trench Works" Display Board... (Read More)

"Ruined Temple" Display Board - Take 2

May 10th - via:
Our original plan for the "Ruined Temple" Display Board had been to include the 1/4 round amphitheater -- but I figured this would make the board too busy, and really limit the usable space. But since so many folks asked to see it with the... (Read More)

"Ruined Temple" HERE WE COME!

May 10th - via:
I woke up this morning to find us just a few new backers away from unlocking the "Ruined Temple" Display Board -- and to find shiny new concept art for it waiting for me! The two clean, dressed stone floors are raised foundation tiles -- and the... (Read More)

70 Hours....

May 9th - via:
As we enter the home stretch I've seen a lot of chatter in the general comments about how close we are to the first "Ruined Temple" goal -- and it's so close we can all taste it. AND IT IS DELICIOUS!!! How close though? If everyone right now backed... (Read More)

Ruined Temple - Updated Concepts

May 8th - via:
I'll just leave this here.... As we pare down the options for "Ruined Temple" you can see the tiled flat surfaces emerging, more options for the foundation tiles, and a lot more character. At this stage the concept art still looks busier than the... (Read More)

Urban Streets Update

May 8th - via:
Episode 2: The More BrokeningI woke up this morning to find a second damaged "Urban Streets" tile waiting for me -- this time the T junction -- and it is GLORIOUS! So that you can have them both in one update, here is the other finished damaged... (Read More)

Tablescapes makes a Run for the Temple!

May 8th - via:
No, Secret Weapon is not involved in a new Indian Jones movie. (Which is a shame, because the sets would most definitely look better!) What we have is a ruined temple, a ticking clock, and some fantastic artists renders. Come take a look before it's too late! (Read More)

The Update You've Been Waiting For!

May 7th - via:
This is the first render for the damaged "Urban Streets" tile set -- and while I'm happy to post it, I won't share the language from the designer that accompanied it. It turns out that creating a lot of subtle, organic cracking and textures is hard... (Read More)

Urban Streets - Undamaged Walls/Fortifications

May 6th - via:
By now you've probably seen the photos of the undamaged wall set for "Urban Streets" -- but here's a quick video preview of the set... CAST IN RESIN! That's right, the first wall sections have been designed, printed, molded, and cast. I need to do... (Read More)

No Existing Catalog Add-On Items

May 6th - via:
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Tablescapes just keep "rolling" along, passes 200K

May 6th - via:
Secret Weapon's modular table Kickstarter, Tablescapes, has passed the 200k mark. What does that mean? Well it means that the latest themed board has been unlocked and it's the first one that is truly setting neutral. (Read More)

FREE - Brushfire Rules PDF

May 5th - via:
Missing from the $200k "Rolling Fields" update was the incredible freebie offered up by On The Lamb Games -- everyone will be receiving a copy of the Brushfire rules! With "Rolling Fields" unlocked you'll see the tiles at the On The Lamb Games booth... (Read More)


May 5th - via:
It gives me great pleasure to include the "100% FUNDED!" graphic for the "Rolling Fields" table theme. Of course this theme, like the others, has gone through some changes since it was first introduced -- and will now include TWO unique straight... (Read More)

UNLOCKED - "Rolling Fields" Display Board!

May 4th - via:
$180,000 FUNDED - ROLLING FIELDS DISPLAY BOARD UNLOCKED!Obviously I'm a bit behind on this one -- but I was waiting on some revised artwork before I posted the official announcement. This has been floating around in the general comments for a couple... (Read More)

Tablescapes and Deadzone: A Match Made in TTG

May 4th - via:
Yesterday Secret Weapon announced a partnership with Mantic Games to release a display board specifically for Mantic's new game, Deadzone. The plan is to alter some of the Urban Streets tiles to match the grid setup of Deadzone. (Read More)

OFFICIAL - Deadzone Tablscapes

May 3rd - via:
There were rumors. There was whistling. Then there were announcements about upcoming announcements, and now... there is an official announcement! We have officially partnered with Mantic Games to offer a four tile, 2x2' Display Board option for their... (Read More)


May 2nd - via:
Ronnie had caught me at Adepticon and started working out the particulars of putting together a solution for the Tablescapes Tiles and Tablescapes Terrain -- and he's found the answer! The P.A.C.K. Plus is an excellent choice for your tiles, and... (Read More)


May 1st - via:
One of the many things I've been keeping mum about are fancy new bag options from Daryl at KR Multicase -- and I can now confirm that he has a card case option that is compatible with the tiles, and that the Kaiser system will work perfect to... (Read More)


May 1st - via:
A quick update from the warehouse as the crew pulled the first resin copies of the clean Urban Streets wall/fortifications. I'll get detail shots later ... But I couldn't wait to post these! This isn't the complete set of course, but the rest are on... (Read More)

Rolling Fields - Initial Tile Breakdown

April 30th - via:
Every hour brings us closer to unlocking the "Rolling Fields" table theme, and so we've been putting our heads together to sort out the best mix of tiles. Right now the 16 tile set looks like: 4 @ Straight Creek 2 @ Creek Bend 1 @ Large Rock 1 @... (Read More)

Video Preview - Scrap Yard Fortifications

April 29th - via:
People have been asking me for a better look at the wall/fortification sets (and I have been using the two terms interchangeably, sorry about that!) and I decided that a video would go much further than any series of photos could. These are the... (Read More)

Double Mini-Wargamer -- NEW REWARD LEVEL

April 27th - via:
You want it, you've got it -- I have added the "Double Mini-Wargamer" and "Double Mini-Wargamer Deluxe" to the rewards options! This will give you your choice of 24 tile sets from any of the unlocked themes -- enough to create TWO 4x6' tabletops. As... (Read More)

Pledge Calculator

April 27th - via:
The Pledge Calculator is here!Many of you have asked for an easy way to calculate your total pledge with the available add-on items -- and I've found a quick solution that should do the trick. 1) Click through to our Google Docs - Pledge Calculator.... (Read More)

Damaged "Urban Streets" -- FULLY FUNDED!

April 27th - via:
We have officially unlocked all 16 unique tiles for the "Urban Streets" theme -- giving you three options for this set: Clean, Damaged, or Mixed. The designer is cranking away on the first round of renders so you can see the damaged tiles in 3D as... (Read More)

Tablescapes has 160K in the bag

April 27th - via:
Something happened today, in case you didn't know. Secret Weapon's Tablescapes hit the 160k mark. Why is this important, you ask. Well it means that they reached the next stretch goal. They have finally unlocked the entire "urban street" theme. To go with this great news, I have some nice pictures to show you of what they have for the theme. (Read More)

Tablescapes... All the little things

April 26th - via:
As I write this Tablescapes, Secret Weapon’s modular table Kickstarter, approaches its next stretch goal. So why do an article before they reach it, well there were a bunch of announcements for these tables that we just haven’t gotten to talk about. So on to the tension clamps, storage tabs, and bags… oh my! (Read More)

I can see the next stretch-goal from here!

April 25th - via:
Greetings backers! Today has been quite a ride - and I'm thrilled to see how close we are to unlocking the damaged/ruined portion of the "Urban Streets" board -- which puts us another step closer to unlocking the "Rolling Fields" table set. For all... (Read More)

Scrap Yard - 16 Unique Tiles - NO CHANGES

April 25th - via:
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Tile Sets - Clarification Edition

April 25th - via:
To no great surprise the question about transitioning "Scrap Yard" to 8 unique tile designs, down from 16, has created no small amount of confusion. My apologies for that. This is where I clarify everything :) All tile "sets" include 16 tiles.If you... (Read More)

Rolling Fields - Concept Art

April 25th - via:
You have been asking for the "Rolling Fields" update - and here it is! You wanted there to be tiles with water features... and here they are! This is one of those sets where 8 unique tile designs works beautifully to create a rich and varied... (Read More)

Scrap Yard Backers - This Is That Update....

April 25th - via:
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Urban Streets - The Roads Debate

April 24th - via:
Wait, the size of the roads in the "Urban Streets" sets gets an update all to itself? Yes. Yes, it does. This is probably the hottest topic in the comments section and so I'm breaking it out, with a graphic, so that folks have a place to share their... (Read More)

IMPORTANT: I probably won't change anything... yet.

April 23rd - via:
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IMPORTANT: Should we change... EVERYTHING?!!?

April 23rd - via:
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The Post-Adepticon Update OF DOOM!

April 23rd - via:
Hello Kickstarter! I can't begin to tell you how happy I am to be updating again -- and I have a big one for you today. You see, all sorts of goodies were piling up while I was chained to the classroom desks at Adepticon... and now I'm going to open... (Read More)


April 18th - via:
Another sleepless night in Chicago and another day of teaching hobby classes, meeting great people, and showing off the Tablescapes Tiles! You can find the painted tile display at On The Lamb Games inside the main vendor hall, right next to the CMON... (Read More)

Tablescapes goes past 130k

April 18th - via:
Secret Weapon's Tablescapes modular tables Kickstarter passed 130k today. This means they "clean" urban set has unlocked. The display board sets have unlocked, and we now are within striking distance of the "ruined" urban sets. They have also given us some new concept art for the newest tile set, along with the urban wall set. Take a look, and if you havn'e pledged yet and you are going to Adepticon, Secret Weapon will have the sample tiles there. If you see them there, let us know what you think of them. (Read More)

Clean Urban Streets - Updated Concepts

April 17th - via:
With the clean "Urban Streets" set fully funded I'm happy to show of this shiny new round of concept art! This shows the 8 unique tiles in this set -- and note that the foundation tiles will be individually detailed, and the painted elements... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 - New Pledge Level - NEW PRODUCT!

April 16th - via:
And we've done it! The first stretch-goal of $120,000 has been passed! This means we've unlocked the clean "Urban Streets" tile set - AND a new product and pledge level. If you check the rewards you will now see a "Display Board" level, which will... (Read More)

New Pledge Levels & Pledge Management

April 16th - via:
I have received a number of requests to add new pledge levels for folks wanting four (or more!) full tile sets... and I'd be a fool to say no, so they're posted now. These are, however, limited to 100 pledges as they STILL include international... (Read More)

Concept Art - Clean "Urban Streets" Tiles

April 16th - via:
What's this? A finalized set of concept art for the clean "Urban Streets" tiles? Yes! Well, mostly. I still need to review this with the 3D designer and identify any possible challenges. In the top left image you can see the eight unique tile... (Read More)

Scrap Yard - TILE RENDERS!

April 15th - via:
I'm honestly beginning to think that I'm addicted to updates. Maybe the trip to Adepticon will help me detox, because it's going to be a lot harder to update from my iPhone or Kindle! As we sneak up on the next stretch goal, and I wait for new... (Read More)

Concept Art

April 15th - via:
A lot of people have asked about the concept art for the other themes, and you all know how much I like to keep you happy, so... I've already shared the "Urban Streets" sketches, and we have an updated set on the way, but as this is a collection page... (Read More)

"Clean" Urban Streets - $120,000 STRETCH GOAL UPDATE

April 15th - via:
With the "Urban Streets" tile set being broken into 8 "clean" tiles, and 8 damaged tiles, and so many people asking to buy two sets of the 8 "clean" tiles... it occurred to me that, for at least this theme, we can break it into two funding levels!... (Read More)

A city table in reach!

April 15th - via:
Secret Weapon has now announced a new mid-tier goal. A 8 tile (2'x2') set of just "clean" streets. So if you play a game where ruined or damage city tiles make less sense, you can now get only the "clean" tiles. Now LXG has been following Spinespur since its kickstarter, and 266 of you read our contest articles Why do I bring this up? Cause each and everyone of you 266 people need to give this idea serious thought. City tables aren't easy, and this make them so much more so. So if you want a beautiful city table, go here and pledge. If you have no idea what I'm talking about here is my original article. Until Next Time... (Read More)

NEW STRETCH GOAL - 4 Tile Display Boards

April 14th - via:
You have been demanding it, and I found a way to make it happen! If we can hit $120,000 I will unlock 4 tile display boards both as a pledge level AND as an add-on item for the Kickstarter. The pledge will be $50 and you will be able to select from... (Read More)

Preview - Urban Streets

April 14th - via:
With "Scrap Yard" successfully funded, and the terrain and bases unveiled, I know that many of you are waiting to hear about the "Urban Streets" theme and see what we have planned. I won't keep you waiting. The "Urban Streets" theme will include 16... (Read More)

Secret Weapon's Scrap Yard is go!

April 14th - via:
So Secret Weapon's modular table is a success. If you haven't read my article a few days ago, it's here. In about 3 days they have beaten their goal of $80,000 by a whopping 15k (as of this writing). These guys have challenged the status quo that there is no market for prefabricated tables. So no begins the wonderful journey of unlocking new themes. Next up Urban Streets (Read More)

Scrap Yard - Tablescapes - FULLY FUNDED!

April 13th - via:
You people are AMAZING! We have hit our initial funding goal - and thus the "Scrap Yard" tile release - in the first 30 hours of the Kickstarter. We have 28 days left to unlock the additional themes, and I'm already lining up some shiny new mini-goal... (Read More)

Scrap Yard - Beveled Bases

April 13th - via:
SO MANY UPDATES! Again, my apologies for the update spam - but I suspect that most of you, especially those on mobile devices, appreciate not having all of these images in one go.  These are made of the same high quality, pressure cast polyurethane... (Read More)

Scrap Yard - Resin Fortifications

April 13th - via:
And now it's time for a look at the resin fortifications we've built for the "Scrap Yard" theme. Let me emphasize that these are finished resin terrain elements. I'm using a "rough" set for the photos, but the final "clean" set are in mold boxes and... (Read More)

Scrap Yard - Tile Renders

April 13th - via:
First, an apology for what is about to be three back-to-back updates, but I didn't want to give you all of these images in a single update. That would be madness! BUT! As we begin to finalize the renders for the "Scrap Yard" tile set I wanted to... (Read More)

FAQ Updates

April 13th - via:
A happy "Day 2" to everyone in Kickstarter land! I have updated the FAQ this morning and wanted to draw your attention to some changes. I also have an improvement to make to the Mini-Wargamer pledge level, but as it already has pledges I can't update... (Read More)

Action Photos!

April 12th - via:
No Tablescape is complete without painted models - so with the help of some good friends (Seth Amsden & Michael Hammett) I'm happy to bring you Corporation vets (Mantic Games) standing on "Scrap Yard" bases, atop a "Scrap Yard" table tile, and... (Read More)

4x6' Boards - NZ/OZ Shipping - Backer Image

April 12th - via:
MORE GOOD NEWS! Our friends at The Combat Company in Australia will be handling the shipping for our New Zealand and Australian backers. BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE! With so many requests for 4x6' table options -- I've made options available for the... (Read More)


April 12th - via:
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International Shipping & Updates Stretch-Goals

April 12th - via:
In the time it took for the Kickstarter to get approved there have already been some positive developments. 1) INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING I am thrilled to announce that Mantic Games has partnered with us to handle UK and EU shipping. The palette will be... (Read More)

Kickwatcher: Modular Table from Secret Weapon Miniatures

April 12th - via:
Ok, today Secret Weapon Miniatures launched a Kickstarter that really blew my mind. A line of injection molded plastic tiles that are used to make a gaming table. I am only aware of one other such product, and I think Secret Weapon is going to really compete for the market. (Read More)

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