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The Skyway Project, Gaming at a Higher Level

A project in Romeoville, IL by Burn In Designs

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Why play on a flat game table? Take you table top gaming experience up a level with the Burn In Design Skyway Project.
Backers: 113
Average Pledge Per Backer: $127

Funded: $14,348 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 15th -> Apr 19th (35 days)
Project By: Burn In Designs
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Latest News

7 hours left. Just enough time for one more release.

April 19th - via:
Today is the day we have been waiting for. The Skyway Project Kickstarter is coming to an end. We have one last kit to squeeze in before it all is all over. The tram set.   I had wanted to do a simple subway style system for the set but the tight... (Read More)

Great Job! Stretch goal unlocked! Tram inbound.

April 18th - via:
Congratulations on unlocking the stretch goals. We will be adding additional cover  crates and barricades to all pledges of $100 or more.  We are burning the midnight oil trying to get the tram completed and ready as an upgrade to the set. It will... (Read More)

Calling all painters! Calling all painters!

April 17th - via:
Going to keep this short so I can get the rest of the updates done. We just added the other painter special stretch goal. If you are like me and work on projects or paint on the go it is nice to be able to group just the colors you are using with a... (Read More)

Rounding the corner to a big finish

April 17th - via:
We are almost there. This has been a great journey and it still is not over. We have a couple of more things to add to the project. Those will be added shortly. Again these were stretch goal ideas that were completed so I decided to make them... (Read More)

Combo Packs and my error

April 16th - via:
Just and FYI, the combo pacts can be bought as an add on to any pledge level or as a stand alone level. I added the artwork but not the pledge levels the first time around. Sorry about that and any confusion it may have caused.  Thanks, Lathan  (Read More)

Painter, you though I wouldn't get to you.

April 16th - via:
Did you really think I would leave out the painters in this deal? I posted this yesterday but only hinted to it before hand. The paint the town combo pack is now ready to be added to your pledge. The pack includes space for 15 models, great if you... (Read More)

The Tax man cometh but who cares we have more kits to keep us going

April 15th - via:
Hello all, Talk about a crazy few days and with only 4 left to go it could continue. We had a few people drop yesterday but not to worry we are still going to finish strong. Ending the week that US taxes are due may not have been a good idea... (Read More)

5 Days to go and still new kits in development

April 14th - via:
We build a set called The Mews at Windsor Heights a while ago. It's modular apartments were the basis for the design in the Skyway Project. The concept was cheap vertical housing perfect for a crowed city. The set was pretty successful. If you... (Read More)

Only 5 Days left in the Skyway Project Kickstarter

Things are really beginning to ramp up as we get to the final countdown on the Skyway Project Kickstarter. The number of kits that have been inspired by backers is huge and the feedback has been excellent. With only 5 days left to go we are working overtime to get as many in as we can before it is all over on April 19th. Here is a little background on a set pulled directly from a backer’s question. (Read More)

7 Days to go. The docks are open for business.

April 11th - via:
7 Days to go. 70+ backers and some great package deals inbound. Yes, the last 7 days are finally here and I figured what better way to make them stand out than to add some special packages for those of you sitting on the fence. We will be releasing... (Read More)

Package Deals, furniture and a tram car

April 10th - via:
This has been a crazy few days with things being all over the place. Well the next 9 days are going to be even stranger. Don't panic this is normal. Just sit back and enjoy the ride. To smooth out the ride a little we are adding some new addon... (Read More)

Skyway Project Closeup - Texture review

April 8th - via:
Now that we are done with Adepticon I can get back to showing some more details on the various kits. This time we are going to cover a few of the textures on the kits. These are just a few of them and we are still adding more.   Oh, the landing... (Read More)

Comedy moment from Adepticon

April 7th - via:
Adepticon was great and it was wonderful seeing everyone there. It was allot of work but we still fit in some time for play. Nothing like trying to maintain a straight face while still joking with friends. Shawn  and I go way back and he is a great... (Read More)

Time to take a closer look at the Lander Module and Shipping Containers

April 5th - via:
Hello,  it has been a crazy few days. We are at Adepticon still showing the set and new products. I am going to sound like Barry White by the end of this even. I see allot of tea with lemon in my future. If you are in the Chicagoland area come over... (Read More)

Apartment Module Details and Adepticon Showing

April 3rd - via:
This has been a busy week and we are still pulling strong. Keep spreading the word. This week we are away at Adepticon showing people the system and getting suggestions for other projects and ways you would like to see the project move. If you are in... (Read More)

Live showing at Adepticon 4/3-4/6

April 2nd - via:
This has been a roller coaster past few days. We have been seeing allot of ups and downs in pledges. Not to worry though, we still have plenty of time to get everything going before we reach the goal. Over the past few days we have been preparing for... (Read More)

New Kits bundle - ISO containers

March 28th - via:
After a request yesterday for some ISO containers I dove into the finished product shelf and found a kit we finished back in January that with a quick polish fit the bill quite nicely. This kit is not an official part of The Skyway Project so its... (Read More)

Toying with an idea and the final version of the Metaverse Tower connector

March 27th - via:
I spent a little time late yesterday playing around with an idea. We will be setting up a display at Adepticon this year and I needed a sign. It needed to be simple and easy to build. As with most prototypes I dove into the scrap pile and pulled out... (Read More)

Photo shoot day - Everyone loves pictures

March 25th - via:
We spent a little time in the photoboth last night with some of the prototypes. Lander platform with office block unit lander platform with all its accessories lander platform with bunker unit and accessories  All in all the photos look pretty good.... (Read More)

You asked and we delivered - New Pledge Level, Landing Party!

March 24th - via:
When we started this project we thought we covered every possible combination then inspiration struck and we added more kits. Now we have to go back and add more combinations and pledge levels. I present the Landing Party pledge level. At $105 and... (Read More)

New Kits and Options

March 24th - via:
We previewed them last time and finally got a chance to take real pictures of them over the weekend. The new apartment modules are now a part of the add-on kits available. Additionally you can substitute any of the new modules for the existing ones... (Read More)

Made it to another milestone!

March 22nd - via:
We made it past the $12K mark yesterday. Thank you all for new pledges and those that increased their pledge. We will do a formal update and preview a little later on. We have allot of pictures to edit for this one so we have to get back to work.... (Read More)

Closing in on the next stretch goal and more previews

March 21st - via:
Yesterday was a great day making it to the funding goal. Now we are closing in on the first real stretch goal. When we make it to $11K in total pledges,  everyone that pledged $100 or more will receive one our model painting racks. If you game an... (Read More)

More apartment module options

March 20th - via:
I just completed cutting 2 more options for the apartment modules. As part of your pledge survey you will be able to choose which designs you want from the 4-6 designs when they are all settled. The 2 designs shown here are a small office and a... (Read More)

We did it!! Thank you all for backing the project!

March 20th - via:
 WE DID IT!   The Skyway Project is funded and heading into production!!!   Thank you too everyone that has pledged with us to make this project come to life! We knew we had a success based on the feedback and responses we were getting from you... (Read More)

The ups, downs and new homes.

March 19th - via:
Yesterday was interesting. We broke $9K then dropped a little but now are back over the $9K mark. Way to go. Remember it is a marathon not a sprint so no worries. We are well ahead of the game.  Thank you all again! Last night I did a test cut of... (Read More)

The goal is in reach!

March 18th - via:
Wow! This has been a stellar 2 says! Thank you all again. The response has been good and we are getting the word out about the project. We have gotten a few people for the DakkaDakka and Bell of Lost Souls forums to step up and pledge and we are... (Read More)

Thank you!

March 17th - via:
First of all thank you for a wonderful first 2 days!!! We are ahead of schedule and if we can keep it up at even a third of this pace we will have a great success here. We couldn't make it this far without you. Keep it up and spread the word.  That... (Read More)

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