Helius: A damascus Honesuki knife for your kitchen

The Expanse Officially Licensed Roci Collector’s Edition

A project in Dallas, TX by Idea Planet Launch

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Fans saved the show and now fans are creating a limited-run, detailed replica of the most badass ship in the galaxy.
Backers: 2281
Average Pledge Per Backer: $213

Funded: $486,950 of $250,000
Dates: Oct 22nd -> Nov 21st (31 days)
Project By: Idea Planet Launch
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Latest News

And.....$450 it is!

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
You've unlocked the banners!  Now that we know we're making them, let's refine them:  we've had a lot of comments about color and style.  So, leave a comment, and then we'll come back with some refinements and you can choose the final designs.  ... (Read More)

We're Down to the Wire!

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Only 1 more day to go!  So what happens next? Pledge Manager As we've said before, we're using BackerKit as our pledge manager.  But first, Kickstarter will process credit cards for the merchandise only (no shipping or taxes/VAT).  Once all of the... (Read More)

One more for tonight: The Expanse Trading Cards!

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We're excited about these cards, and couldn't head off for the weekend without sharing. As we said yesterday, we’re giving everyone the chance to own an exclusive set of never-before-released metal trading cards. You get a set of 10 full-color... (Read More)

We've Got More Marty!

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Today, Marty wants to talk about deco.  If you know anything at all about Idea Planet's work, you know that our team is renown for their ability to capture even the smallest detail. It's more than paint and texture....it's an art.  And the Roci... (Read More)

We're Celebrating 1900 Backers!

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Everyone stepped up today and pushed us over the 1900 backer level…thank you! To celebrate and to sweeten the current stretch goal, we’re adding a pair of exclusive digital downloads… Read on… Oye beltalowda unte inyalowda – if you need... (Read More)

What you've all been waiting for - STRETCH GOAL!

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Calling all firehawks! Want a chance to own a signed boxed set of Expanse hardcovers?  All you have to do is spread the word that we're down to our last week and help us get to $425K. Details are live on the campaign page...ENTER TODAY!  (Read More)

Metal...no, not that kind...the ship & plaque kind!

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Marty Van Dyke is back again...this time to talk about all things metal...which is one of his favorite things.  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Curious about how we're building the Roci? Here's a video with our head of product development

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Today, we sat down with our head of product development--Marty Van Dyke--to discuss how we're building the Roci, as well as some of the thinking behind that development..... You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with... (Read More)

Enhanced Roci Features!

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Good news!  We've been working with our factory and development staff in China, looking for ways to add even more value to the Roci (without increasing cost).   We can now confirm that the Roci features a single unit, dual position landing gear... (Read More)

We Have a Second Epstein Drive Winner!

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to everyone for getting us past $350K!  Let's keep pushing and letting other fans know that we're making a Roci.  In the meantime, congratulations to our most recent winner:  Donavan Stanley....your pledge is now free!  (Read More)

We Have an Epstein Drive Winner!

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We didn't hit the goal, but we have faith in you.  So, we entered everyone who's pledged so far into the Epstein Drive Randomizer and we have a winner!  Scott Pease gets 50% off his current pledge.  Meanwhile, keep sharing!  (Read More)

The Expanse Lives!

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
The fans over at The Expanse Lives recently did an interview with our Chief Creative Officer.  If you're not familiar with it, The Expanse Lives is a fan-hub for everything The Expanse. Born out of the #SaveTheExpanse movement, they aim to continue... (Read More)


October 26th - via: kickstarter.com
THE UNIVERSE TOOK THE WEEKEND OFF, APPARENTLY...... So, we're going to cool our engines for a bit and extend the deadline to 4p.m. CST Monday, October 28th. While you're contemplating how to help us meet the stretch goal, here's a glimpse at the... (Read More)


October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
WE'RE ON A MISSION TO REACH $350k IN 24 HOURS it’s time to kick fifteen thousand km/s of delta-v into this Launch... To gútegow ke? We are on a mission to reach $350,000 by tomorrow at 4p.m. CST. We’re asking you to take up arms and go into... (Read More)


October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
BECAUSE 7A.M. PST IS REALLY EARLY... We've extended the Early Bird until noon PST TODAY to allow people to wake up.  And also, the writers tweeted about it this morning and we got a lot of requests from very sad people.  But it's gone at noon.... (Read More)

We're Funded 100%

October 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Fans saved The Expanse.  Now fans are building a Badass Roci! The Expanse fans are the greatest....Thanks to you, the campaign has funded in just about 28 hours!  Let's keep the momentum going, so please help by sharing the news.  We'll have info... (Read More)

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