Snakes and Skulls: Freeblades Fantasy Miniatures

A project in Lansing, KS by DGS Games, LLC

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Shakrim Wavestalkers and Kandoran Deathmasters for the Freeblades 32mm fantasy skirmish game.
Backers: 121
Average Pledge Per Backer: $112

Funded: $13,522 of $9,500
Dates: Jan 1st -> Jan 22nd (21 days)
Project By: DGS Games, LLC
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Latest News

Stretch Goal #2 The Oppressor UNLOCKED!

January 22nd - via:
Great job, gang!  Now let's go get that Jackal Priest and bring Necromancy to Faelon!  (Read More)

12 Hours!

January 21st - via:
12 Hours to go and only ~$100 from stretch goal number 2.  That's one $120 backer - who would get both stretches free and our coupon code offer (see previous update).  Or three $40 backers who, if the told us who recruited them, would get both them... (Read More)

Thank You Plan for $120+ Backers!

January 21st - via:
No one can ever be sure how many stretch goals a kickstarter project will reach, but what we are sure of is we love our fans!  So, to reward your faith in us no matter what happens, every backer of $120 or more will receive a coupon code for 50% off... (Read More)

Thirty-six Hours to Go!

January 20th - via:
We’re in the home stretch. Help us get the word out and tell all your friends. Make sure they know about these great deals… Backers will all get a coupon code for a free rulebook. If you already have one, pass it along to a friend. Remember that... (Read More)

Dragon Add-on!

January 20th - via:
As many of you know, we ran a kickstarter campaign last year to produce Thrakansor, Dragon of Fire, for the Freeblades game and our World of Faelon. Not just any dragon, one hand sculpted by Julie Guthrie. If you missed out on that, or just want... (Read More)

72 Hours and Reminders!

January 18th - via:
Heading into the home stretch!  If history is any pattern, there will be a significant rise in pledges in the last 48 hours and many stretch goals may be reached quickly, opening up others.  We have 6 posted and are ready to go to 15 and beyond if... (Read More)

Free Freeblades Living Rulebook!

January 17th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Hero vs. Follower

January 17th - via:
Freeblades players are naturally interested in how these models will play in the game.  For starters, they want to know which models are heroes and which are followers.  The Shakrim heroes are: Steel Fang (leader), Nerodix (castger), Viperon,... (Read More)

Building Your Shakrim and Kandoran Freebands

January 16th - via:
The Shakrim Starter set is the base project.  The Kandoran Starter set comprises the first six stretch goals.  But what about freebands bigger than 150 gold? You can add additional Shakrim and Kandoran models just like any other add-on.  They are... (Read More)

Maximum Flexibility!

January 16th - via:
We have had many questions about pledge combinations and modifications. The simple answer is, whatever your particular preference is, we are going to work with you to make it happen to the best of our ability. The rest of this update is some... (Read More)

The Shakrim Kobrin is Waiting for You!

January 15th - via:
One week left!  You know already that all those who pledge $120 or more in any combo get every stretch for free.  But what if you like Shakrim yet all you can see for stretches are Kandorans right now?  Here's a sneak peek at a stretch goal that... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1, Krayech's Reaper UNLOCKED!

January 14th - via:
Reaper Unlocked! Remember, if your total pledge, of whatever type and combo, comes to $120 or more, you get all stretches for free. If you recruit a new backer to $40+, both you and they get a free standard model. Let's go get the Oppressor!   (Read More)

Stretch Goals Five and Six!

January 13th - via:
Getting down to the one week mark and we want to be ready.  Here are the next two stretch goals, which complete the Kandoran starter set. Stretch Goal 5: Levy Spearman Levy Spearman The ranks of the Kandoran Army are steadied by the Levy Spearman.... (Read More)

Announcing Stretch Goal #4, The Awakened!

January 12th - via:
Down to single digit days left, so the craziness is not far off.  Don't miss out!  remind your friends about our Recruit a New Player promotion (see last update).  Help us get you The Awakened, and beyond!  (Read More)

Recruit a Player, Get a Model!

January 11th - via:
If a new person pledges to our Kickstarter for at least $40, and in their messages they tell us it was you who recruited them, when it funds both you and your recruit will get an additional standard model (7.99 MSRP) of your choice added to your... (Read More)

A Look at Painted Rewards

January 10th - via:
We still have some of the I'll Take Mine rewards available.  This is a well painted Shakrim starter set.  In case you were wondering what they would look like, this is an example of a Steel Fang from that reward level.  (Read More)

Podcast about Freeblades and the Kickstarter

January 9th - via:
Before Snakes and Skulls launched, Jon did a podcast with Gamer Leaf.  We've had requests to post an update about it and it might be of interest to those who don't know about it as well.  The first part is intro stuff and then the same info about... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Spotlight: Krayech's Reaper

January 9th - via:
Let's go get those stretch goals! The first one, the Krayech's Reaper, isn't just a way cool model.  Let's look at what he'll be bringing to the game: heavy armor, a big weapon that can sweep attack and a lot of resilience with Hardened and an extra... (Read More)

The Next Step!

January 8th - via:
Our Snakes and Skulls Kickstarter is FUNDED! Thanks to all of you. Now as we push on to as many stretch goals as we can reach, some fun facts for you. This is our 8th kickstarter campaign and we funded more quickly than we ever have. We funded in six... (Read More)


January 7th - via:
Ok, we are funded!  Thank you for being amazing.  We have a ton of stretch goals planned, the first 6 of which are the Kandoran Deathmasters starter set.  The 7th strtech is the next Shakrim...  want to see more stretches posted?  let's knock... (Read More)

Less than 48 Hrs Left with First Week Reward Special!

January 6th - via:
Remember! Anyone who pledges to at least the $40 level by 11am CST on Tuesday January 8 will get their choice of Special Item Artifact Cards, the Durzakul or the Crescent Moon. Anyone who pledges to at least the $120 level by that time will get both!... (Read More)

Stretch Goals!

January 5th - via:
If we fund it is the six models of the Shakrim Wavestalkers starter set that we will make for you. But let’s not stop there. Once we fund, it will be time to bring you the Kandoran Deathmasters.  Stretch goals can be taken as individual add-ons,... (Read More)

First Week Reward Special!

January 4th - via:
It would be easier to get to all the stretches we want to get to if we funded in the first week. So, we looked for a way to reward those who jump in early and we found one. Anyone who pledges to at least the $40 level by 11am CST on Tuesday January 8... (Read More)

Bring a Friend!

January 3rd - via:
If every current backer encouraged one friend to join us now at the $120 get every stretch level, we would fund and meet our first stretch goal.  We don't want to just fund, we want everyone who pledges at $120 to get as much additional stuff as... (Read More)

Living Rulebook with a Pledge of $40 or more!

January 2nd - via:
We had a backer ask us if there was a way to get a Living Rulebook for a pledge of $75 or more, and we think that is such a good idea, we will do it for a pledge of $40 or more. What we will do is send every backer at $40 plus a coupon code for a... (Read More)

Great First Day! Now the next step...

January 2nd - via:
You folks are awesome and we had a super first day.  Still plenty to do if we want to reach all those stretch goals and get you both factions full up.  You've backed us and we can't ask for more than that!  But what can you do to help that doesn't... (Read More)

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