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PoweredBases: Plug&Play LED Kits for Minis and Scale Models

A project in San Mateo, CA by Chris Wessling

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PoweredPlay Gaming’s PoweredBases - the first plug and play LED kits for miniatures and scale models that sit on small to medium bases.
Backers: 134
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $9,907 of $8,686
Dates: Nov 3rd -> Dec 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Chris Wessling
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Latest News

Pics and explanations of our Lit Objectives Markers

December 1st - via:
We were excited to get these pictures in over the weekend and hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Below is an explanation of the different options available within this Kickstarter campaign. Supporter Set  Supporter set artwork not finalized This... (Read More)

Here are a couple of PoweredBase tutorials I put together this weekend.

November 29th - via:
The first is for a Warhammer 40k Big Mek with a Tellyport Blasta Click on the picture to go to the tutorial on Youtube.  The second is for a Warmachine Cryx Slayer Warjack Click on the picture to go to the tutorial on Youtube.  Post any questions... (Read More)

PoweredPlay Gaming's PoweredBases Supports GW's New Base Sizes

November 26th - via:
You may have heard about GW's decision to release models with new base sizes. While we aren't commenting on the release of the new base sizes we can confirm that our PoweredBases will support the new 50mm round, 100mm round and 170mm oval bases.  (Read More)

MDF and Free Batteries

November 24th - via:
tl:dr MDF rings Free batteries New stretch goals coming soon I was having a conversation with someone the other day and they asked why we were using injection molded plastic for the spacer rings instead of MDF and I didn't have a good answer for him.... (Read More)

Colors for the Lit Objective Markers

November 21st - via:
We have some great news today, but for clarity we're going to split it up in a few updates. First, after more than a dozen colors this weekend we found six colors of acrylic that carried light well.  The colors can be found here and from left to... (Read More)

We Hit 90%

November 14th - via:
Just $900 to go and we hit our goal! Let's knock it out!  (Read More)

First look at the lit objective markers

November 13th - via:
We got the prototype parts in earlier this week and have been playing around with them for the last few days. Here's a picture. Lit objective markers These objective markers come in two pieces, the base which houses the electronics and the flag;... (Read More)

Pricing for Secret Weapon Powered Bases

November 10th - via:
Hey all! We just got confirmation from Misterjustin at Secret Weapon miniatures for cost of the translucent resin bases. True to his word of finding an economical price point, we'll be offering them at $10 for a set of 5 bases - either round lip or... (Read More)

Playing with Prototypes

November 10th - via:
We've been playing with some of our PoweredBases and prototypes of the clear resin bases that were sent to us by Secret Weapon Miniatures for a few days now, and we noticed a few changes that we're going to be making. Brother Captain Stern on the... (Read More)

Secret Weapon Miniatures has Teamed Up!

November 9th - via:
We recently received a batch of clear resin bases from Secret Weapon Miniatures, and boy do these look awesome with a PoweredBase! These are just a few quick prototypes, but the results are awesome! Lit 40mm Round Base Lit base with termie We'll be... (Read More)

Add ons and Discounts

November 4th - via:
Hey everybody, One thing people are asking is if you can add more bases to your order? Absolutely! You'll be able to add on any additional base sizes that are unlocked with the same discounted pledge level that you support. Moreover, we're opening up... (Read More)

What's a LED Throwie?

November 3rd - via:
We've had a number of people ask us, "what is a throwie?" To help answer this, Co-founder Chris Michaels posted this video. Check it out:  (Read More)

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