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Mecha Front Miniatures

A project in Downers Grove, IL by Jon Paulson
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Mecha Front is a tabletop miniatures game featuring combat with large robots known as "Mecha".
Backers: 199
Average Pledge Per Backer: $140

Funded: $27,886 of $3,000
Dates: Apr 14th -> Apr 30th (16 days)
Project By: Jon Paulson
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Latest News

Updated Pledge Charts

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Update Pledge Charts Here are both of the updated Pledge Charts, they now include the stretch goal listed with each tier. A few of them have been modified to include addition items not listed in the standard stretch goal description. Here are both of... (Read More)

0 Hour!

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We're in the homestretch and I've made a final upgrade to the Assault Force and Total Carnage pledge tiers. Also for all you Blackfrost contractors out there the Fire Team Stretch Goal Rewards have been been tweaked to be a bit more in line with... (Read More)

James Degenhardt aka Myrnnyx Minis

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
For those of you who don't frequent the battletech forums James was a pretty prolific painter and did a ton of comission pieces. He was typically one of the first guys to put in an order whenever I had a new model come out. He had a great sense of... (Read More)

Close Enough....

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Close enough counts in horseshoes, hand grenades and mecha weaponry. We're close enough, the Wendigo is unlocked. Did you guys *really* think I'd let the KS close without the Wendigo?  I know I'm a tease but, but there's no way I would let that... (Read More)

Mecha Front Forum Is Online

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
There's a new forum set up specifically for Mecha Front: www.mechafrontforums.com/ I'll be answering rules questions there, and offering hobby advise for working with the models, hosting general gaming discussion, and offering future previews for... (Read More)

$20k Stretch Goal Unlocked!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
$20k Stretch Goal Unlocked!  (Read More)

Painted Lynx

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Tim Williamson who painted the mecha on the main page sent me some work in progress photos of the Lynx he's been working on. I always like seeing what he does with his models and thought I'd share it with you guys. He does commission painting at a... (Read More)

Wendigo Update

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!  (Read More)

New Raptor B & C Configurations

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
I previewed these off on Facebook and on Dakka a couple weeks ago but I wanted to make sure they got posted on here as well. That way everyone has a heads up in case they were expecting to receive the older versions. These designs are going to... (Read More)

$19k Stretch Goal Reached!

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We just reached $19k so the Stretch Goal is now unlocked. The next Stretch Goal is:  (Read More)

Help needed with setting up a forum

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
I'd like to get a dedicated web forum set up for Mecha Front and I'm not all that great at IT stuff. If anyone out there has experience with setting up forums and is willing to help out please drop me a message.  (Read More)

Just how big are the quads?

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Everyone is drooling over their art but a lot of people are wondering just how big are the quads? I put together a rough mock up of one of the quads alongside the other mecha which should help indicate just how large of a model we're looking at.... (Read More)

A peek at the game's setting

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
The World of Mecha Front The setting for Mecha Front takes place on earth 80 years from now. The stability of the modern world we know is in total ruin. Earth’s climate has changed dramatically, with increased global temperatures many tropical area... (Read More)

Faction Themed Alternate Hard Cover Rules Book

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Alternate Hard Cover versions are now available. These items will be exclusive to the Kickstarter and to conventions. Get them while you can as they will not be available for general purchase after the Kickstarter.  (Read More)

$18k Funded Blackwolf Unlocked!

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We've now broken $18k in funding and that unlocks the Blackwolf in both the 6mm and 15mm scales.  (Read More)

$17k Stretch Goal Reached

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Today is picking up and we've now broken $17k and we're only $400 away from unlocking the Blackwolf! Coming Soon!   (in both 6mm & 15mm)  (Read More)

Blackfrost Decks

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Blackfrost Faction Decks are now available.  (Read More)

$16k Stretch Goal Unlocked

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We've cleared the $16k stretch goal and well on the way towards $17k. Here are the next two things in pipe:  (Read More)

15mm Pledge Tiers

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
 Here's a more organized list of the 15mm Pledge Tiers.  (Read More)

Stretch goals for 16k, 17k, 19k & 20k

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We're headed for the homestretch, new stretch goals have been posted.  (Read More)

Micro Armor Pledge Tiers

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Here is a better organized list of all the available Micro Armor Pledge Tiers. (It does not currently show the stretch goals in the picture, just the basic tiers) I will update with a similar list for the 15mm Pledge Tiers shortly.  (Read More)

Early Concept Art

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
I thought I'd share some of the initial concept art for the game, which was done about a year ago. It's a bit rough looking but it helped form the basic visual themes for the factions and the underlying details for the mecha which carry through in... (Read More)

Micro Armor Pledge Tiers

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
I've added the higher level pledge tiers for the mirco armor models. Once we've hit $18k and unlocked the Blackwolf model for both 15mm and 6mm scales; there will be 6mm specific stretch goal opened up that will be offered to all of the 6mm pledge... (Read More)

Early Version Rules (Work in Progress)

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
The Mecha Front webstore is offline for the duration of the KS, but the WIP rules are available for people who want to take a look at them. Please keep in mind that these are still a very early version and are a couple months old at this point. I've... (Read More)

$14,000 Funded - Wolverine Unlocked!

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We've broken $14k and that unlocked the first of the heavy mecha, the NorAm Wolverine. This is one of my personal design favorites, it just has a nice mean look to it and I can't wait to get the miniature printed. Next target is the $15,000 Stretch... (Read More)

$12,000 Funded, new unlocks, new stretch goals, new pledge tiers

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
 The $12,000 Goal was reached so all variant versions of the micro armor mecha are unlocked. So now you can choose which load out you want for the micro armor stuff. We are only about $500 away from the next funding goal which unlocks the NorAm... (Read More)

Delivery estimate updated

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
This was added to the FAQ section, but I'm also posting it here so everybody sees it. Initially the project had a delivery estimate of August, however the project has already exceeded it's goal by several times and introduce a lot of new models... (Read More)

$11,000 Funding Hit!

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
$11,000 Stretch Goal reached, magnets for everyone! Now every 15mm mecha will come with a set of magnets. The holes aren't pre-drilled so you'll still need to put in a bit of elbow grease with a Dremmel tool, but man do they improve the ultility of... (Read More)

Veteran Pledge Tiers (15mm)

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
I wanted to kick the pledge tiers up a notch so I've arranged for something nice and juicy. Name a veteran pilot character which will be featured in the game and have unique stats. (Names are subject to approval). Receive: 2 Combat Patrol pledges... (Read More)

15mm Blackfrost Cougar Unlocked

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hide your sons, there's a Cougar on the prowl! (Read More)

Micro Armor Stretch Goals Posted

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goals for the $10,000, $11,000 and $12,000 marks have been posted. Only $25 away from unlocking the Blackfrost Cougar, so close!!!  (Read More)

Shipping FAQ

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
I just added these to the FAQ and I'm reposting it here as well as it's rather important information. Can I pledge for multiples of the same pledge goals? Absolutely. For example you can pledge $240 for two Combat Patrols if you wish. The same... (Read More)

Micro Armor Pledge Options Added

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
I've now added pledge options for the 6mm Micro Armor models. Here are some comparison pictures of the 15mm and 6mm versions. The 6mm Micro Armor model is shown on a 40mm base, the larger 15mm model is shown on a 60mm base. Both bases are supplied... (Read More)

Stretch Goals #3 & #4

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
I've put up two new stretch goals. At $8,000 I'll be including a set of unit stat cards with each 15mm model. You'll get the cards for it's primary configuration, so if you buy a Lynx Beta then you will get the Lynx chassis card and the weapon card... (Read More)

24 hours, $6,500+ Funded!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
NoraAm Lynx - Beta Variant This has been a crazy 24 hours. I'm very excited to see how well the project is going, I'd had planned and hoped it'd see these numbers but until things are live and funding it's all speculation. Now that it's "real" and... (Read More)

Funded!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We hit funding in just under 5 hours. Thank you guys so much :) This project has been just over a year in the making and I can't tell you how much of a weight was finally lifted just getting it approved, then seeing how quickly funded is when I... (Read More)

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