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Folk from the Oakbound Woods 28mm Celtic roleplay miniatures

A project in Bristol, UK by Geoff Sims

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A set of quirky and characterful, old-school roleplaying figures accompanying Oakbound's The Woods, fully compatible with 28mm systems.
Backers: 37
Average Pledge Per Backer: £72

Funded: £2,657 of £1,785
Dates: Aug 6th -> Sep 5th (30 days)
Project By: Geoff Sims
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Latest News

Thank you!

September 5th - via:
And that's a wrap! On to post-production.... well, not quite. Still six Tuatha to sculpt and the finished miniatures need prepping for moulding so it'll be a couple of weeks before I get up to the foundry with the precious box of greens. In the... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal unlocked! Fireside Folk now available

September 5th - via:
With scant hours to go the second stretch goal has been reached! This means that next week I'll be starting work on  Six Tuatha characters to represent the players for games of The Woods... plus anything else you'd like to use them for. The sets are... (Read More)

Final day, some more pics...

September 5th - via:
As we go into the last few hours here's a photo (taken quickly and badly for which I apologise!) of yesterday's effort- new accessories and the Fir Darrig's multiple arms and tails!  (Read More)

More accessories on their way...

September 4th - via:
I've been at the putty again today. New additions to the accessories packs- a casket, a candlestick, a pouch, a skull, an owl, a squirrel, a waystone with a thrush sat on it... The plan is to keep adding until I run out of time and then see what fits... (Read More)

Accessories packs sculpts

September 3rd - via:
Here's a work-in-progress of the accessories. As you can see they're not far off, a few refinements and a bit of work on the weapons still to do. Plus maybe a few extra bonus bits and bobs!  (Read More)

£2000 Stretch Goal unlocked!

September 1st - via:
 With three days left we've broken the £2000 barrier! That means there are accessories packs up for grabs. I've not started sculpting these yet, but hopefully I'll have some progress to show you tomorrow. In the meantime I'll put the reward up and... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal added- the Tuatha.

August 30th - via:
 There are six characters from The Woods unaccounted for... the Tuatha- The Mortals, the natives of the realm. So today we've put up a new stretch goal. £2500 will get us another set of moulds for Red Hood, Blue Belle, Stephanie Snow, Finn Gold,... (Read More)

Hobgoblin- with two heads!

August 29th - via:
But you can only use one at a time! Hehe.  I couldn't decide if he should have a closed or open helmet, so he has both. Now you have to pick which one to glue on! For the eagle-eyed among you, yes that is a deliberate error, ahem. The Hobgoblin, of... (Read More)

First Leabhair Scealta, hot off the press.

August 29th - via:
Here's the first printing of the Leabhair Scealta. In the photo the over looks plain black, but it actually has a textured picture making it look like a weather-beaten tome. As you can see, the colours inside look really nice too. This one is... (Read More)

Scale Comparisons for using the Woods figures

August 29th - via:
As promised here are some pictures showing The Woods miniatures mixed in with some from other manufacturers for reference. There's a Reaper Bones Paladin, a Mantic Dwarf, a Rackham Confrontation Fianna, a Celtos Sidhe Elf and the old standard (just... (Read More)

Fully funded!

August 29th - via:
Thank you everybody, today we reached the goal! I'll be getting on to the foundry this afternoon to sort out timescales for getting the moulds into production. Today will be a very significant Woods-focussed day (well-heralded by reaching the target)... (Read More)

Current state of the sculpting desk....

August 21st - via:
With the rainy bank holiday over lets see how far we are from finishing all the sculpts for The Woods... The Redcap/Hobgoblin is making good progress. I couldn't decide whether to opt for an open-faced helmet like the one in the concept art or a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1- Accessories Pack

August 20th - via:
Looking at the Kickstarter stats I see we're not all that far off with just over half the campaign to go! Time to add those extra bits I was talking about... This photo is still processing  Here's Stretch Goal 1- if we can reach £2000 there'll be... (Read More)

Sample pages from the Leabhair Scealta

August 17th - via:
The text of the Leabhair Scealta is done and the compositing has begun! Even better, my wrist has recovered from the pages of tiny writing! Now there are just a few additional pictures to finish before the preview book can be ordered. Here's a... (Read More)

Horse Sidhe- Work in progress

August 16th - via:
 Next WIP shot- this is the Horse Sidhe, a Faerie charger. He's still in the basic stages, but further work entails chopping him into the parts he will be cast in so I thought he should be photographed first.  (Read More)

Kickstarter Swapgroup

August 12th - via:
Thinking of pledging but want a few figures from each set? Head over to our swapgroup forum and see if you can find someone wanting the other figures. Then when we ship your sets we'll just divide them accordingly.... (Read More)

Latest miniature update- The Cuhuihui, a furry, flying feline!

August 12th - via:
Well, almost a week in and nearly a quarter of the way there! Thanks for all your support, please keep spreading the word so we can get some extras thrown in. There are accessories packs and another set of figures to come if we exceed the goal. In... (Read More)

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