Empress Miniatures 'Devil Dogs And Dragons' 28mm Figures

A project in Oxford, United Kingdom by Empress Miniatures

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Empress Miniatures takes to Kickstarter to fund a large expansion of our popular 28mm modern miniatures range.
Backers: 357
Average Pledge Per Backer: £75

Funded: £26,777 of £7,500
Dates: Jun 11th -> Jul 11th (30 days)
Project By: Empress Miniatures
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Latest News


July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
‘Devil Dogs and Dragons’ comes to an end but like all good Bond movies we felt that we should leave you all with the promise of more to come. Empress productions will return with another extravaganza. “Storm from the East” Ultra modern... (Read More)

The end of the beginning.

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Good grief. When we started this little adventure we had no idea what to expect. There were genuine fears in the Empress camp that we would struggle to meet our original goal. We hadn’t seen a successful non-fantasy miniature Kickstarter project... (Read More)

Unlocks Ahoy!

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning Everyone, Wow! It seems like every time we turn our backs another set of stretch-goals are reached! USMC mortars have just been unlocked, PLA anti-tank weapons have been available for some time now. Just amazing! We are now developing a... (Read More)

The Clock is Ticking.

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Morning team, Well done, stuff keeps getting unlocked nicely although its interesting to see pledgers who pledged at the very start jump ship. I suspect thats part of the Kickstarter game. Ho hum. Please note that we are not going to create or change... (Read More)

71 Hours to go.

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Excellent work Team. With 71 hours to go you have unlocked the MRAP and started the move through the next figure packs. These are the all important support weapons which eventually lead to PLA armour .  Keep up the pressure and tell your gaming... (Read More)

Limited Edition Figure Extras.

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Team, Extra limited edition figures that are available can also be pledged for at £2 per unit  with a limit of 5 per pledger. To be able to do this the pledger MUST have pledged at a level to allow them access to the stretchgoals. Hope thats... (Read More)

Almost There! A 'Thankyou' from Empress

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning Everyone, Well, we are into the final straight and continue to be amazed by your response to what must be one of the most successful 'historical' themed miniatures Kickstarter Projects ever! The whole process has been nothing but amazing... (Read More)

Happy Christmas from all at Empress Miniatures.

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Team, A bit early for all that sort of thing I hear you cry but there really is only 175 days left for Christmas shopping! Well thats exactly the point. This Kickstarter will be delivered in time for Christmas so instead of geting hassle from the... (Read More)


July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Team, Well we are now beginning to take the pledge journey through the Oshkosh M-ATV. This is, not surprisingly, one of the largest pledge levels so hopefully we can get through it and out the other side to get to some of the goodies there. As... (Read More)

DEVGRU Unlocked!

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning Everyone. Well, after a bit of yo-yoing we seem to be safely over the level where the DEVGRU are a done deal! Fantastic news guys and thank you so much for your continued support for our project. This four figure set can be added to all... (Read More)

Stretch Goal List Extended

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning Everyone, Well, it's been an eventful week for 'Devil Dogs and Dragons'! We hit the Australian Army stretch-goal, unlocking 5 new units of Australian Army figures. Based on your feedback we tweaked the contents of the USMC units so that... (Read More)

Update # 13 error

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Sorry guys but an error crept into the Aussie brick as I came up with 5 weapons and not the obvious 4. The clue to the error was that it was issue 13 so was always going have a mistake of some kind. : ( Thanks to Thomas Sheperd for spotting this.... (Read More)

TO&E Clarifications plus other information.

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Team, There have been a number of comments regarding national unit TO&E’s which we are now going to clarify. I once had a boss who was pretty eccentric but a very successful business man. One of his catch phrases was that something is either... (Read More)

Australian Pledge Levels Added

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
As the title suggests, we've added some Australian pledge levels to the project.These both allow full access to all stretch goals, limited figures and add-ons in the project! We will be adding a graphic soon which will clarify the add-ons and how... (Read More)

Australian Stretch Goal Achieved.

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, Fantastic work team we have achieved the Australians!!!! To clarify you must have pledged at one of the original Kickstarter levels that allow access to the stretch goals. If you have done this then increase your pledge by £6 per single pack... (Read More)

Pledging for packs clarification.

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi team, In order to clarify what you can get for your pledges please note that if you have pledged at a level to qualify for the stretch goals you can also increase your original pledges to get extra packs of 4 figures. These are usually valued at... (Read More)

Australian Army Packs Information

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, OK - this information will go into a diagram if we are lucky enough to reach our Australian Army stretch-goal, but in the meantime there has been a lot of interest in what the Australian Army packs will consist of. So without further ado... (Read More)

SEAL DEVGRU Stretch Goal Information

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Guys, We've had a number of requests for more information regarding the load-out for this stretch goal set, so here goes! This will be a four-figure set containing three riflemen armed with the HK-416 and one figure armed with the M249. There will... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal Details!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone! Well, things are continuing at an exciting pace on our first Kickstarter Project and we are delighted to see so many new backers join us (as well as so many 'old hands' sticking with us). There has been nothing short of a roar of... (Read More)

Empress Miniatures Acquires Imprint Models

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We are incredibly proud and excited to announce that we are now the owners of the Imprint Models range of 28mm Modern Vehicles. We've always considered the Imprint range of vehicles and tanks to be the perfect partner to our Modern Miniatures, and it... (Read More)

Next Free Figure? Hmmm ...

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening Everyone. Well, things are going 'great-guns' for our first Kickstarter project and we still have some very cool things planned for you over the next few weeks. Meanwhile, however, there has been increasing speculation... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Details Announced

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone. Wow! What a start we've had! I can't believe that I'm writing this, but after five days we are just about at our goal. We've been surprised and delighted at the incredible support that we've had from all of you so far. So, far quicker... (Read More)


June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone. Well, what an incredible first day that was! Many thanks for all of your support so far. We are so close to our goal already that we will begin to give you more information soon about the stretch goals (a little sooner than we thought)!... (Read More)

New Pledge Level Added!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
After a number of requests we have just added another pledge level. The 'Level Playing Field' gives you 40 USMC and 40 PLA for £125. Obviously this also includes all free exclusive figures and access to all stretch goals. Many thanks for all of your... (Read More)

Osprey Artwork Added

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to our friends at Osprey Publishing, we have added some great colour reference images to the project. These are both from recent Osprey releases and are brilliant inspiration for painting our figures! We hope you like them as much as we do?  (Read More)

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