Meridian Miniatures Steampunk Army

A project in London, United Kingdom by Andrew May

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Funding the production of a full 28mm miniature army to fit VSF and Steampunk themed games.
Backers: 148
Average Pledge Per Backer: £72

Funded: £10,661 of £6,000
Dates: May 30th -> Jul 4th (35 days)
Project By: Andrew May
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Latest News

Final(ish) head update.

July 2nd - via:
Just a quick update today. Here are the last of the head variants, bar one last possible requested bearskin variant. And here is the complete grid of all your choices. Pay particular attention to no.40, the long neglected head from my initial promo... (Read More)

We did it!

July 1st - via:
Well, here we are. All done, all goals funded with many freebies headed your way in the coming couple of months! No more stretch goals will be announced but as said elsewhere, I'm looking into putting a few thank you bits together to go with your... (Read More)

Engineer and Comms unlocked

June 29th - via:
Over £8.5K now and half way to £9K!  Again, these are work in progress figures so I'll keep you up to date as to their progress. Thanks everyone, keep the pledges rolling in at this rate and we'll soon have a General to add to the ranks.  (Read More)

Rifle and harpoon gun sprue add ons.

June 28th - via:
Hi everyone, I've put together a rifle and harpoon gun sprue as requested (obviously these are photoshop mock-ups) as add ons. Just treat them the same as a head sprue add on, and let me know that it's what you want on the survey after the campaign.... (Read More)

Medic and Chaplain unlocked!

June 27th - via:
We've had a slew of pledges last night taking us well past the £8K stretch to unlock the Chaplain and Medic and over the course of today we've nearly reached the next goal! This brings the total to 11 free figures to the higher level pledgers. These... (Read More)

Important update! One week to go, stretch goals and freebies unlocked!

June 26th - via:
Hi everyone, we're nearly there with 7 days remaining! I took some time to review the project over the weekend and did some calculations so I can give you guys as much as possible. I had initially planned out the rewards to cover the best/worst... (Read More)

More special weapons unlocked

June 24th - via:
We've passed £7500 so the second set of weapons are unlocked. Lots of new backers in the last 24hrs so a big thank you is in order! More to be announced for the goals on wednesday, I'm about done with my sums. Thanks all!  (Read More)

More painted figures.

June 23rd - via:
In lieu of a sunny summer's Sunday I've had the brushes out again. Here's the Prussian family portrait:  Stephen, my brother has been at it too and produced these colourful interpretations: Larger images on Facebook.... (Read More)

Accessories sprue added

June 22nd - via:
Hi everyone, I've put together an accessory sprue as an add on. Just treat it as the same as a head sprue add on, and let me know that it's what you want on the survey after the campaign.  From left to right we have: pouch, water bottle, harpoon... (Read More)

Future (good) amendments to stretch goals and freebies. :)

June 19th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

More painted figures.

June 17th - via:
Hi everyone, I've been busy over the weekend and finished off the sample figures that I primed and assembled a little while back. For the photos I've mixed in a couple of my previous paint jobs for colour variety and for those that haven't followed... (Read More)

New add-ons

June 13th - via:
Hi everyone. Today I've got some new add ons for you, body sets. Either of these in whatever quantities you like can be added to your pledge for £5 per set, I will find out which sets you have pledged for when I send out the surveys. If you want... (Read More)

Requested weapon picture

June 11th - via:
I've not come up with a (good) name for it yet but the idea is that its something like a steampunk laser. Somewhere between a zoetrope and a magic lantern, with a prism to "focus" the beam....  (Read More)

First stretch goal unlocked!

June 10th - via:
Great news tonight, we've passed our first stretch goal. These figures will be sent out for free to anyone pledging at colonel level or higher. Anyone else can add them on by adding £5 to their pledge. Thanks so much everyone.  (Read More)

Adding variation to the heads

June 10th - via:
I've just finished adding variation to the figure's heads. Most of the "bare faced" heads are here, to which I've added moustaches, frowns, square chins, wider noses and all sorts to prevent you from having an army with all the same faces! Bigger... (Read More)

Painted pics

June 9th - via:
Stephen has been hard at work, painting some assembled figures. Hopefully they'll provide some inspiration.  (Read More)

Fully funded!

June 9th - via:
What a great thing to wake up to! Thanks so much to everyone. Lets see where we can take this now, plenty more up my sleeve!  (Read More)

Assembled figure pictures.

June 8th - via:
Hi guys, those of you that visited Garry's blog yesterday will have seen one of these already but I've another one to show off. Just to show again, how versatile the figures can be. Half of these figures have already been... (Read More)

Blog interveiw.

June 7th - via:
Hi everyone, just a quick note to say that one of your fellow backers, Garry King aka "Cheerful Meerkat" asked if he could interview me for his new blog. Of course I said yes, you can read what I had to say here:... (Read More)

Heads updated and unlocked

June 6th - via:
Hey everyone, due to the amount of requests, I've decided to unlock the headsprues as  pledge levels and as add ons. So first up I have created some "compilation sprues", take a look below. These should appeal to anyone wanting to convert their... (Read More)

More new heads.

June 5th - via:
Hi everyone, things are ticking over nicely here and I've been polishing off the next lot of heads for you all. Tomorrow I will be adding shots of some "compilation" head sprues and and unlocking heads as an add on and pledge level. I've got a few... (Read More)

From Standard to Greatcoat.

June 4th - via:
After Blax left his last comment it got me thinking that I should share some pictures from my production process. After I sculpt the standard soldiers they go off to Griffin moulds ltd to be cast in white metal. Once I receive the master castings... (Read More)

50% funding reached!

June 3rd - via:
Great work everyone, thanks so much. We still need to double the amount so share the campaign, tell all your friends and you can all get the army that you want!  Here are a couple of banners that you can use, should you want to share them.  (Read More)

Bearskin heads added

June 2nd - via:
Here's a trio of new heads to add to your choices. Great for redcoats, napoleonic steampunk, Cossacks and more!  (Read More)

Requested scale comparison.

June 1st - via:
Hope this is helpful to those that requested it.  (Read More)

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