Maki Games: High Quality Modular Wargaming Terrain

A project in Amsterdam, Netherlands by MAKI - Games

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High quality modular terrain for wargamers. An innovative system for plastic tabletop scenery.
Backers: 436
Average Pledge Per Backer: $200

Funded: $87,200 of $20,000
Dates: May 18th -> Jun 17th (30 days)
Project By: MAKI - Games
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The Responsible One's Wargaming Blog: The Kickstarter Problem

I have a Kickstarter problem. I don't think anyone who knows me will be even mildly surprised by this statement. I've 'properly' backed five Kickstarters, with another three on behalf of my wife for various reasons. Last week, I got my first ever Kickstarter fully delivered - which has motivated me a little to have a little talk about the Kickstarters I've backed. (Read More)

A look at the Gas Cylinder & New Crates

June 17th - via:
Maybe we can make it, may be not: Unlocked at 90,000$  (Read More)

The flying buttress MINI STRETCH GOAL 87,000$

June 17th - via:
Let's see if we can reach the big hit. This should add some flavor to the cathedral and help in the last hour :)  (Read More)

A global bonus at 100,000$!!

June 17th - via:
In addition to unlocking the Spaceship doors and caps I am throwing in a bonus for all our backers!! We will add 5 free sets of wide stairs for every backer! The normal stair has  a step 32mm wide. The new one will have 52mm wide steps!  (Read More)

Updated Stretch Goal Tree

June 17th - via:
The updated Stretch goal tree. :)  (Read More)

Spaceship Dungeon: 15$ per terrain element

June 17th - via:
I finally managed to post an update with the cost of the Spaceship Dungeon. In principle it should have been either more expensive or have on less corner wall. But this has just turned into a rush in the past few hours, so we reduced the price and... (Read More)

Two good news! The Sushi-Spaceship update

June 17th - via:
First the sushi restaurant roof is already meant to be modular, since the corners can be cut out. See picture :) Second good news is that I got a few pictures of the spaceship dungeon bends.  (Read More)

Preview: Sidewalks

June 17th - via:
A quick look at the upcoming sidewalks! The pattern of the side walks is not final but it just gives you an idea of how they will look like. We plan to have them with several different inserts (possibly metal but we have not taken a final decision... (Read More)

Industrial theme: a "preview"

June 17th - via:
Guess it is not a real preview since we are very close to unlocking it. :) It has openable doors like the Makitainer  (Read More)

Sushi restaurant KS deal

June 17th - via:
A special offer for the last day of our KS. At 18$ you will get the Sushi restaurant as a standalone add-on. So you won't have to use parts from your rewards to assemble it!  (Read More)

Correction on the new modular stairs

June 16th - via:
The previous stairs element will be replaced by the new modular stairs. This new element is shown in the second picture and is composed by 2 "half stair". Now you will be able to combine 3 "half stair" to reach the roof of high themes such as... (Read More)

An even bigger city! 6'x4' table

June 16th - via:
To close the Kickstarter some pictures of how your table will look like using our terrain elements.  (Read More)

Special KS offer: Add-On Cathedral Tower!

June 16th - via:
Some backers were looking forward to it and here it comes! This is a special offer valid only for the Kickstarter :) Although some components are still unlocked this bundle is already available as an add-on It is composed by the following elements: 4... (Read More)

More accessories: Crates & more

June 16th - via:
Crates (SET-R) have been already added in the available options. Set-S will become available when unlocked.  (Read More)

Preview: The great cathedral - more views

June 16th - via:
Here are a few more views of this amazing cathedral.  (Read More)

About previous update

June 16th - via:
Hi all, in the previous update we have shown the new modular stairs but by mistake we used a version that was not final. The final version will still be modular i.e. made by 2 parts, but will still have the same steepness and railings of the stairs... (Read More)

The Platform has landed + new stair system

June 16th - via:
Since we unlocked the platform and we reached the 60,000$ mark we will upgrade the stairs to an even more modular system. The previous stairs element will be replaced by  the new modular stairs. This new element is shown in the first 2 pictures and... (Read More)

Update: Stretch Goal list

June 16th - via:
Here comes an update of the stretch goal list :)I increased the number of MINI-STRETCH GOAL to give you more accessories and options for the  (Read More)

Loyalty Reward2.0 & Preview Industrial Theme doors

June 16th - via:
The Loyalty Reward 2.0 brings lots of free Add-Ons, including some Free KS exclusive streetlights. It also unlocks the ladder which can be inserted in the side holes of each floor. The preview shows the doors of the two future industrial themes... (Read More)

Preview: triangular floor & The great cathedral

June 15th - via:
We are almost at the octagonal landing platform! Let's see if a sneak peak helps to unlock the platform :) Unlocking the platform does not mean you will be able to use it ONLY as a platform. The cathedral in the picture can be assembled using the... (Read More)

High detailed Side B for all Scifi Floors

June 15th - via:
The 62,000$ Stretch goal will allow us to upgrade both the standard and the square Sci-Fi floor tiles! We will be able to engrave a cool complex pattern on side B of both standard and square floor tiles. More diversity for your buildings and... (Read More)

upcoming Landing Platform

June 15th - via:
It will be possible to connect the landing platform to the side of the floors of any theme developed so far. Here are some examples of structures you could build using the Landing Platform  (Read More)

Walls Accessories & Next Rewards

June 15th - via:
Here are the Wall Lamps and accessories that have been unlocked at 56,000$. These will be metal accessories to insert in the side holes of the ceilings/floors. From top to bottom: Gothic Lamp, Gothic Gargoyle, Speaker, Spy Ball, Flag At 58,000$ we... (Read More)

Cathedral terrain element with a gift & Future Stretch goals

June 14th - via:
Hi all, I just updated the main page with the cathedral terrain element and it comes with a gift! Each cathedral terrain element will include 2 high door poles at no additional cost!! In addition you get an update on the stretch goal tree with lots... (Read More)

How to assemble a Makitainer?

June 14th - via:
Are you wondering how difficult it is to assemble our terrain elements? Take a look at this video. In the video I assemble and disassemble a plastic production sample primed with white spray.  (Read More)

New Theme: Low Cathedral Walls!

June 14th - via:
Hi guys, I am working on the video with our movies director and I cannot upload the graphics for the unlocked pledge until I get back home. So, to keep the kickstarter warm until I can do all the updates to the main project page I will let you take a... (Read More)

Add-on Set-H standard balconies

June 14th - via:
Just added the standard balcony set as a standalone to allow you to get the side handrails. I will add a group of side handrails to the next loyalty reward (Loyalty reward 2.0) for the balconies you got from the rewards of the achieved stretch goals.... (Read More)

City of the future - Day and Night

June 13th - via:
Some other views of the city. I look forward to play in it :) I love the nightshot. It would be cool to have leds in the streetlights! In one of the pictures you can see the stair component that can connect the standard Sci-Fi Building with the High... (Read More)

Accessories on the way

June 13th - via:
Here are the sketches we are working on for our line of accessories. These will be available as add-ons (some as Kickstarter Exclusives). These should help to make the buildings look even better! We will figure our the details after the KS but we... (Read More)

Have you ever played in a city like this?

June 13th - via:
Wow we are burning Stretch goals really fast! We are working full speed to be ready for the weekend. In the past three days we have been working on a way to show you what you could build with a "General Pledge" and some accessories. It was tough but... (Read More)

Kickstarter exclusive & Landing Platform

June 12th - via:
As promised another update for today. :) This is our Kickstarter Exclusive Metal Streetlight! Will be unlocked as an add-on at 53,000$ and we plan to add a few as a Free Reward in one of the mini-stretch goals.  Tonight I am working on organizing... (Read More)

New Stretch goal 51,500$ Commercial Center upgrade

June 12th - via:
This stretch goal will allow us to make a complex design on one side of 2 walls of the SciFi High Wall Theme: the one with the door & the one with the window. We also reshaped to window to look more natural for 28mm scale miniatures by lowering... (Read More)

Sushi with a quiz

June 11th - via:
And finally sushi! Neon lights (modeled under the roof ) illuminate those who eat sushi in the far future and the roof will provide a safe place to escape from the heavy rains of a polluted city. This add-on element is a homage for one of the... (Read More)

Next Stretch goals revealed

June 10th - via:
I finally managed to work out the list of the closest 9 Stretch goals, including 4 mini-stretch goals. Basically the next 9 stretch goals are compressed in 13,000$, which means less than 1500$ per stretch goal!!!  (Read More)

Terrain elements as add-ons Update

June 10th - via:
In the main page I have added the single terrain elements to be purchased as add-on items. I have also added the big tower to be purchased as an optional item. It will include all the parts necessary to assemble it as shown in the picture. It will... (Read More)

Updated Stretch goals & mini stretch goals list

June 9th - via:
I have updated list of stretch goals and added a list of mini stretch goals. I also want to thank all the backers that sent messages with their ideas, comments, visions and questions. It's really rewarding to see how each one of you is willing to... (Read More)


June 9th - via:
With the stretch goal set at 45,000$ we will unlock all the accessories shown in the first picture: the roadblock barrier, the sci-fi handrail and the short sci-fi handrail for the balcony sides. This upgrade will also include a reward for all pledge... (Read More)

Pledge guides up to Marine level are up + Kickstarter Exclusive

June 8th - via:
The pledge guides from Rookie to Marine level are online.Now you can click on the pledge in the main project page to open the guide for that pledge level. General and King will take more time due to the enormous quantity of material involved. Now... (Read More)

It would not be a city without sidewalks

June 7th - via:
With a few days away from the last week, we are getting ready with an all new set of stretch goals and ministretch goals. I am super excited. Lots of accessories, kickstarter exclusives and addons. One of them is our sidewalk modular system! I really... (Read More)

Pledge guides: a first test

June 7th - via:
I have been working on a way to explain what you can build with each pledge. It is very difficult because you can build an infinity amount of different buildings with the parts you get. Anyway I would like some feedback on the approach I have chosen... (Read More)

Proportions for 28mm scale AI game

June 6th - via:
Many people asked to see proportions of the buildings next to models smaller than the 35mm game set in a dark future. Here are a few images of how they look like compared to silhouettes of a smaller scale.  (Read More)

A vision of 3d wargaming

June 6th - via:
I wanted to share with you an example of what is our vision of 3d Wargaming. :) Until we get to a real 3d sci-fi city  (Read More)

Wanna play on a tower?

June 5th - via:
This is just on example of what you can achieve with our modular terrain elements. With 4 extra floors, a few pillars and some handrails you will be able to build a structure around the tower. Something that actually allows your miniatures to move... (Read More)

Sci-fi/Gothic Tower

June 4th - via:
Here is the picture of the Sci-fi/Gothic Tower! Now we just need to unlock it! :) As you can see with this goal we will unlock the square floor tile and a new wall type that will fit perfectly for sci-fi, industrial and gothic terrain elements! In... (Read More)

Preview Wall for Scifi/Gothic Tower & Balcony Rewards

June 2nd - via:
Some info on the balcony reward stretch goal! As you can see the rewards in our Kickstarter are somehow proportional to the number of terrain elements in your pledge. Since we are also getting closer to another upgrade goal here is a little teaser of... (Read More)

Downtown dressing accessories & Cathedral

June 2nd - via:
A preview of what's to come in the second half of our Kickstarter. A closer look to the Cathedral theme: a really huge example built with 30 terrain elements, over 70 cm long!!! In addition a very early test of our street dressing perfect for a... (Read More)

Sneak preview...for the spaceship explorers

June 2nd - via:
We are currently working on a set of upgrades specifically designed for dungeons. Obviously they will be modular with the rest of the themes and I am sure you will find a way to use them for other games. I would like it as an armored catwalk... (Read More)

New theme unlocked!! High Walls!!

June 1st - via:
New update!!! We breached the 32,000$ threshold and the high walls sci-fi theme has been unlocked! These walls will be available as a separate add-on to your pledge but if you want to get the high wall theme as part of your pledge it is necessary to... (Read More)

Preview Footbridge & Updated Pledges

May 31st - via:
Hi all. I open the weekend with a preview of the next add-on item: the large footbridge! It should be up in the main page tonight :) In the meanwhile I updated the graphics for the pledges. Hope the new one is clearer than before. We are setting up a... (Read More)

A better look at the size of our terrain

May 30th - via:
Wow, we are moving steadily toward the next stretch goal! Tomorrow morning I will update the graphics of the pledges :) In the meanwhile some of you asked for a scale model to get an idea of the size of our terrain. This update should answer all your... (Read More)

Update: Currently Funding Loyalty Reward at 28,000$

May 29th - via:
This is our way to thank you for your loyalty to our Kickstarter! The richest reward so far, boosting your pledges up to 20% of their content ;)  (Read More)

Add-Ons & New High Wall Sci-fi preview

May 29th - via:
Here is a preview of the next theme to be unlocked: the Sci-fi High Walls! Here is list of the first Add-Ons available. More Add-Ons will be revealed as we unlock new themes. Upgrade your pledge and help us reach the next stretch goal! To get... (Read More)

Patrick Grosjean's update :)

May 28th - via:
Hi guys, you have to thank Patrick for this unplanned update. Here are some sketches for the 32,000$ stretch goal. We really like the idea of walls of different height that will be modular with lower walls. These walls will allow us to go even higher... (Read More)

Looking forward to future stretch goals

May 27th - via:
Just a look at the future stretch goals. So far we have shown terrain for 3 types of games: 1) Gothic/futuristic Makitainer suitable for:a) that game in the dark futureb) that game in the near future with AI controlling the human network (thanks to... (Read More)

Covering Cap for skulls - Kickstarter Exclusive!

May 27th - via:
Dear backers, here is a preview of our first Kickstarter exclusive: the Skull covering Caps. It will turn your gothic-skull covered makitainers into proper industrial steampunk containers! Note that this will be a very limited run for our... (Read More)

The first rewards

May 26th - via:
Here is the first rewards ticket. Next to the logo of each reward there is the number of accessories that are added for free to the corresponding pledge. So, for example, if you pledged for the General Level you get 5 floors, 10 stairs and 10 pylons... (Read More)

A new beginning for the stretch goals

May 26th - via:
I wanted to give some breath to this KS and I reshaped completely the stretch goal tree. First we will unlock the long sought high-tech theme at 25,000$. The first reward is at 24,000$ and will be richer than before. We also got some good news from... (Read More)

Gothic/Steampunk Cathedral theme 135$

May 26th - via:
Hi guys! Here is a first set of pictures to show you how to use a Ranger pledge (10 terrain elements). In the picture we show as a preview the Gothic/Steampunk Cathedral Theme. In the Ranger pledge you have 2 extra stairs not shown in the picture.... (Read More)

Stretch goals updated & no customs for australia

May 25th - via:
Hi guys, we are climbing up the tree...looking forward to unlock a few new themes! You can check what is waiting for you in the future. The most interesting reward revealed so far on our stretch goal tree is the Loyalty reward! Loyalty reward will be... (Read More)

Gothic/Steampunk Cathedral theme

May 25th - via:
Hi guys! Here is a first set of pictures to show you how to use a Rookie pledge (5 terrain elements). In the picture we show as a preview the Gothic/Steampunk Cathedral Theme. In the Rookie pledge you have an extra stair not shown in the picture.... (Read More)

An apartment complex or just a gothic motel?

May 24th - via:
I am going to sleep, guys. I am quite tired. I have a few updates ready for the next couple of days but I will try to rest a bit too. I didn't have a proper weekend in the past months. In the picture there is a configuration that reminds me of those... (Read More)

The makitainer is here!!!

May 24th - via:
Hi guys!!! This is probably the most important update of this Kickstarter so far! This morning a package from the factory was delivered to me. It was so exciting to open such an important package!!! I was so excited that, unable to find a pair of... (Read More)

For a real 3D wargaming experience

May 23rd - via:
First of all I want to thank you all for helping us to make our vision come true!I will never thank you enough. It is really amazing what you are doing!!  :) A special update for all our present and future backers. The strenght of our terrain is the... (Read More)

A sneak preview for the goal

May 22nd - via:
Hi guys, here's a sneak preview of an unlocked theme to help us reach the basic goal and show you some stretch goals. Since we got a lot of questions about how much space we can cover with our terrain elements, here is a picture showing what you can... (Read More)

A quick but "heavy" test!

May 22nd - via:
Since we received some questions about how strong were our makitainers, we thought about a way to test them. If you have watched the video, you might have seen the 12 kg fish bowl standing on top our makitainers. Being very strong you can build... (Read More)

Another look at the High Tech Theme

May 21st - via:
Hi guys, I did not resist...I had to show you what you can do with 4 elements from the High Tech theme! So pledging for the Rookie level and choosing the high tech theme will allow you to build this model and still have an extra 7x7x14 cm building to... (Read More)

The Stretch Goal Tree

May 21st - via:
Our Stretch Goal Tree The Stretch Goal Tree will grow together with our Kickstarter. The more fruits we will reach, the taller the tree will grow. Let's find out how tall it can grow and how many fruits our Maki will manage to eat :)  (Read More)

Sneak Preview ;)

May 20th - via:
As promised a sneak preview of the first sci-fi theme!  (Read More)

The Crystal Bowl

May 20th - via:
It is very late and I am looking into the crystal bowl to see what is in the future of all our backers.I see...I see... a red fish! And it speaks to me! It tells about future goals: the first is a present to you all, the second too but the third and... (Read More)

The low hanging fruit

May 20th - via:
First Stretch Goal - the low hanging fruit! As promised we want to be generous with all our backers and so the first stretch goal will be a Reward. In the picture you can see in red the two elements that will be added the pledges to create bridges... (Read More)

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