Retreat Hell! Part 1

A project in Manchester, UK by Matthew Webb

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STLs for 3D printing miniatures from the Great War
Backers: 81
Average Pledge Per Backer: £74

Funded: £6,031 of £2,000
Dates: Apr 14th -> May 14th (30 days)
Project By: Matthew Webb
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Latest News

Final Day for pledges approaches - More amazing paintwork - Project Progress

May 12th - via:
Final Day for Pledges approachesWe're rapidly approaching the last 24 hours of the campaign, personally I'm hoping we can get to at least the French 75mm as it's a lovely looking artillery piece. More amazing paintingChrist Hindmarsh has very kindly... (Read More)

Hotchkiss Machinegun Team

May 9th - via:
The very talented Chris Hindmarsh has painted up the Hotchkiss machinegun team from the Core pledge for us - and it's looking fantastic!  (Read More)

Proof is in the Printing

May 8th - via:
I have done a quick print of the miniatures I have completed - with pre-supports finalised too.  There is a mix of the Rifle Squad, Bomber Squad and parts of the VB Launcher Squad in there too. Really pleased with the detail which has come out on... (Read More)

Finishing Touches to the Core Pledge - Rifle Squad

May 7th - via:
Short of doing the finishing touches (such as slings and miscellaneous straps) the Core Pledge Rifle Squad is nearing completion.  We'll then put it through our QA check and run them past our friendly subject matter enthusiasts before supporting and... (Read More)

M1916 37mm gun team unlocked | Last Week | Bringing things forward

May 6th - via:
We've all been enjoying a bank holiday weekend in the UK, I hope wherever you are you're all doing well too. The M1916 37mm gun with it's 3-marine crew stretch goal has now unlocked - so that will now join the other unlocked stretch goals with your... (Read More)

Sample Mini

April 30th - via:
It has been suggested to us on our Facebook page that a sample miniature be made available for you all to print so you can get an idea of the quality. Here's a link to my Wargaming3D page where I have hosted the sample mini... (Read More)

M1916 37mm Stretch goal on the horizon

April 29th - via:
A number of you are getting excited with the prospect of the M1916 37mm gun being unlocked.  Taken a bit of time over today to put the crew together for it for you to see! All the best Matt @ W3 Wargaming  (Read More)

Work In Progress - Core Pledges - Unlocked Stretch Goals - Addons etc

April 28th - via:
We've put together a selection of render collections on what we've been working on to date.  We'd love to know what you think. Cheers, Matt @ W3 Wargaming  (Read More)

Almost half way into the Campaign - Browning Automatic Rifles

April 27th - via:
Tomorrow is the mid-point of the Kickstarter Project, thank you all for keeping with us so far. We have just unlocked the Browning Automatic Rifle Teams stretch goal - this will now be included as part of your pledges.  As a little sneak peek - here... (Read More)

Stokes Mortar Team taking shape - BAR teams in touching distance!

April 26th - via:
The Marine Stokes 3" mortar team from the core pledge is taking shape.  The ammo crates and spotter left to do. The Browning Automatic Rifle teams stretch goals are almost there - then we're onto the heavy weapons and canons!  (Read More)

Stretch Goal Progress

April 25th - via:
The bomber squad unlocked a few days ago which will now be added to your core pledges.  Next the Browning Automatic Rifle figures, which are close to unlocking too. After the BARs we've got some juicy hardware for you to look forward to, including... (Read More)

Posing, posing and more posing! Next Bomber Squads

April 23rd - via:
The past few evenings have been spent arranging the sculpts into many finished characters.  On the WIP workbench today is an M1915 Chauchat gunner team (gunner and loader) taking a knee before setting up a firing position. You have the unique... (Read More)

Here they come, mean as hell and thick as grass!

April 20th - via:
The Marine 2nd Lieutenant and Staff Sergeant from the HQ team are nearing completion.  (Read More)

Hotchkiss Medium Machine Gun Team

April 19th - via:
The infantry base models have started to filter through to me now, so now comes the exciting (and thankfully) visual eye candy for you all. I have just finished posing and setting up the 4-Marine Hotchkiss Medium Machinegun team for you to feast your... (Read More)

Stretch goal met VB Launchers! - Next up Bomber Squad

April 18th - via:
The VB Launcher squad stretch goal has recently been unlocked and will be added to your core pledge. Next Stretch Goal will be the Bomber Squad! Thank you for your continued support.  We're going to be collating some renders of the development of... (Read More)

A huge thank you - Project funding goal met - First stretch goal unlocked - Pigeons!

April 15th - via:
What a first day!  We're amazed and humbled at the amount of support which has already been shown on Retreat Hell! Part 1.  A massive thank you to you all. We met the funding goal in a little over 6 hours, which is quite incredible! This morning... (Read More)

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