ArcWorlde - The Fantasy Skirmish Wargame

A project in Nottingham, United Kingdom by Warploque Miniatures

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Arcstorms rage, weapons clash and monsters roam the land. Take command and forge your legend in this fast-paced skirmish game.
Backers: 459
Average Pledge Per Backer: £124

Funded: £57,019 of £5,000
Dates: Aug 1st -> Sep 1st (32 days)
Project By: Warploque Miniatures
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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)

Prepare yourselves for the Epic Mithering...

September 1st - via:
Hey there guys! A rather stressed Alex here, just another small update to say that the 450 Backer Stretch Goal has been broken! WAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Now that this is broken, I can offer The Epic Mithering to add to your pledge! In this pack,... (Read More)

55k Hit!

September 1st - via:
Hey folks! Yet another stretch goal has been unlocked! Now that we have hit the £55k stretch goal, I will make a dedicated ArcWorlde forum where we can continue our musings!  What’s next? Well guys, there has been a lot of requests to show you... (Read More)

£52k Stretch Goal unlocked - Death Kiwi Nest

September 1st - via:
Hey there Arcfans! Can I hear a TOOKIE TOOKIE KERKAWWW? Because the Death Kiwi Nest has been unlocked! Now you can get the nest, six Death Kiwi eggs and three Death Kiwi chicks, cast in resin, for £12, saving yourself £3 on the recommended retail... (Read More)


September 1st - via:
Hey there guys, we’ve done it. . Amazingly, this campaign has raised 1000% of the target goal, thanks to you beautiful people! And as such, I can unlock the latest stretch goal! Due to your continued support, backers at MASSACRE level and above... (Read More)

48k Hit - Quartbane Unlocked, and preview of the Mascots!

September 1st - via:
Ho there Arcfans!Yet another stretch goal has been unlocked! – Due to your continued support, Galan Quarterbane can now stride into your games of ArcWorlde, hunting down the biggest beasts to mount their heads upon his wall! He has quite a... (Read More)

400 backers - Griffling attack!

August 31st - via:
Hello dear backers... All 400+ of of you! What an amazing way to start the day, more than 400 backers, almost £47,500 and knowing that there will soon be copies of ArcWorlde heading out and being played by so many fine folks around the world. :D To... (Read More)

This is it. The Final 24 Hours of the ArcWorlde Kickstarter!

August 31st - via:
Hello there Arcfans, and welcome newcomers to the ArcWorlde Kickstarter!   Well… this is it. It’s been a rather exciting month, with up, downs… even some sideways movement, but it has all boiled down to these final twenty-four hours. Because... (Read More)

Bull Hill Troll Unlocked!

August 31st - via:
Hello there Arcfans!  Due to a timely taking of the Empirical Pledge ( well done that man!) look what stretch goal we have just broken!  Due to your continued support, the Bull Hill Troll can now stomp its way onto the battlefields of ArcWorlde!... (Read More)

48 Hours left...

August 30th - via:
Hey there guys! Me and James are pretty busy at the moment getting everything ready for the final few hours of the ArcWorlde Kickstarter, so I'm afraid this update is gonna be pretty brief :P The next Countdown Stretch Goal for the next 24 hours (and... (Read More)

PDF Party - Stretch Goal Smashed!

August 30th - via:
Hello there Arcfans! Well... it's almost 48 hours to go. Rather terrifying on my part, and James is pretty excited too. GAHHHH! Anyway, enough of my wailing panic. Stretch Goal time! Due to your support, I can now unlock the 44k Stretch Goal! Now... (Read More)

Two days to go - counting down the hours!

August 30th - via:
Good morning everyone, James here, sending out an update before getting into another busy day at KS HQ. I'm going to make this one fairly short and hopefully sweet! The countdown on the right of the campaign page has changed from days to hours. The... (Read More)

Stretch Goals, they go SMASH!

August 29th - via:
Hello there again dear backers! As we draw into the evening of this fine day, we have broken yet another two stretch goals!  Sorry it's taken me a while to make this update, I've just got back from A&E. Whilst James, James' brother Jon and I... (Read More)

Three days to go - a Creature Feature!

August 29th - via:
Ho there Arcfans! Well, the as the mighty hourglass of the ArcWorlde Kickstarter looses a few more grains of precious, precious sand, we storm into the last three days. According to my reliable resources, apparently yesterday was the 5th most... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals unlocked!

August 28th - via:
Hey there Arcfans! It's been another busy day at KS HQ. It was all going steady, then the last Empirical Pledge was snapped up and James and I found ourselves cancelling plans to cook and ordering up a filthy banquet of celebratory pizza!And there is... (Read More)

Four days to go - I'm the firestarter!

August 28th - via:
After another fantastic day of support we are now at just four days to go on the ArcWorlde Kickstarter! It's getting hot in here, but don't worry, we're not taking off all our clothes, despite the repeated suggestions of Mr Nelly. What we are doing... (Read More)

The angry birds are unlocked!

August 27th - via:
Thanks to you awesome guys continuing to bump up the total, the KS now has some extra Death Kiwi options. You can add the new Death Kiwi Alpha for £13 to go with the standard Death Kiwi (£10) that was unlocked as the £15k Stretch Goal and another... (Read More)

Five days to go - Furious flashback!

August 27th - via:
Hey folks, James here, reporting from a KS HQ simmering with the kind of tension usually reserved for a tacky soap opera! Alex is not a happy man. He really, really, really, really, really didn't want any old Warploque Miniatures sculpts released... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal unlocked - more to come!

August 26th - via:
Hello folks, It was a busy day at KS HQ today with all sorts of happenings in the campaign. Lots of new backers (hello to you, welcome to the updates!) has led to the total climbing quite nicely and the Rulebook Stretch Goal gets a big green tick!... (Read More)

ArcWorlde - Been there, done that. Got the tshirt?

August 26th - via:
Sorry for spamming your inboxes, but another Stretch Goal has been unlocked! As a big fan of tshirts, it’s very cool to finally have one of my own ready to produce and hopefully find its way onto the backs (and fronts) of some of the fine ArcWorlde... (Read More)

Six days to go - The Undead Leviathan rises from the depths!

August 26th - via:
Another day ticked off the KS countdown calendar and another Countdown Stretch Goal arrives. This one's a treat for all you Undead Pirate fans out there - the disgusting, decomposing, deadly Undead Leviathan! You can add this mighty creature of the... (Read More)

7 days to go - Giant!

August 25th - via:
ZOMG!!! One week left! One week left! One week left! What better way to begin the last 168 hours than to unleash a flippin' massive giant? As you can see, he's a big lad. He's also not quite finished yet... well, his top half is almost there. But, I... (Read More)

The Jungle Gremlins of Chaq-Itza unlocked!

August 25th - via:
Afternoon guys, It's time for an utterly involuntary fist pump! HUZZAH! Finally, the Jungle Gremlins of Chaq-Itza are unlocked and can be added to your pledge as the sixth ArcWorlde warband.  Past the Bayourk tribes of the Cayjon Swamplands, lie the... (Read More)

It's the weekend!

August 23rd - via:
Howdy folks! It's Alex and James here, coming at you with a midday (in the UK at least) Kickstarter report! (You can tell Alex is involved today by the use of two exclams already) :) (oh, and there's the smiley face) As we type, the Jungle Gremlins... (Read More)

8 days to go - The Beast of War!

August 23rd - via:
Hello everyone! It’s the final weekend before the final weekend in the ArcWorlde Kickstarter… Or, to simplify things… Today’s Countdown Stretch Goal is a model I’ve been looking forward to making for a long time – The Beast of War! This... (Read More)

Wukka-Wukka unlocked!

August 23rd - via:
Thanks to your unending generosity and a real boost from the B-Team and Captain Brindie update, the fifth ArcWorlde Promo model has been unlocked! "The being known as Wukka-Wukka is a powerful but myserious entity known throughout the Gremlin tribes... (Read More)

9 days to go - The B-Team and Captain Brindie

August 23rd - via:
Hey there Arcfans! James here, reporting from a busy KS HQ with an important message. There are only... But, have no fear, that doesn't mean we are running out of exciting things to share. Quite the opposite in fact. Today's Countdown Stretch Goal is... (Read More)

£34k Stretch Goal down - Gremlins are so close!

August 22nd - via:
Good morning folks, It was an eventful night and, with a noble fanatic switching to an Empirical Pledge, the total has rapidly increased. Huzzah! With the £34k Stretch Goal down additional Explorer miniatures are unlocked. You can add as many of... (Read More)

10 days to go - Painted Perks

August 22nd - via:
The Kickstarter is now entering the final third and the finish line is almost visible in the distance. But, there's plenty more coolness before then! Alex and I have decided to put a new Countdown Stretch Goal in place every day until the campaign... (Read More)

Dragon Nest unlocked!

August 21st - via:
Good morning everyone! James here, with the first of today’s updates. I’ll be posting the majority of ArcWorlde updates for the rest of this week actually. Hopefully you’ll grow to love my rambles while Alex sculpts and sketches like a crazy... (Read More)


August 21st - via:
As requested, I've taken some shots of the Fire Dragon Ancient from various angles. Hopefully this gives you a better idea of what will be heading your way if you add the big beastie to your pledge! You might notice the cut around the tail - that's... (Read More)

Elves, Grifflings and a Dragon Nest soon?

August 21st - via:
James here, reporting for duty while Alex is out discussing casting with Alan from Brindie. It doesn't make me at all jealous knowing they are meeting at the Trip - a fine drinking establishment in the city of Nottingham... No fair! :( I will allow... (Read More)

£32.5k Stretch Goal unlocked - Big 'Uns

August 21st - via:
Hey folks, Thanks to your continued generosity and enthusiasm for ArcWorlde, I'm pleased to announce that there are six new miniatures available as add-ons for your perks... Though, to call them miniature isn't exactly fair - they should be called... (Read More)

It ain't no Bluesday on Tuesday!

August 20th - via:
Hello guys, Alex and James here, reunited at KS HQ and ready to do some damage over the final phase of the campaign. Alex - Things have been a little unexciting over the mid-point of the campaign, and that’s not entirely unexpected. But for a... (Read More)

Brindie Bonus!

August 17th - via:
James here! With Alex away from Kickstarter HQ it's time to really get the weekend going. I'm taking over! This is what he gets for taking the mickey out of 'fine resin miniatures'. ;) Not really! Don't worry, I've not gone rogue, changed the login... (Read More)

The Undead Pirates of The Black Coast

August 17th - via:
Rounding out the rules updates for the five starter warbands, it's the turn of the Undead Pirates of the Black Coast.As always, you can find the PDF of their rules (well, the ones that cover the models in the starter warband at least) in the... (Read More)

The Halflings of Hobbleshire

August 16th - via:
Good evening folks,A quick update to point you in the direction of the latest PDF in the ArcWorlde Dropbox. Tonight it's the turn of the Halflings of Hobbleshire, who get the simplified four-page, warband rules treatment. These guys aren't too... (Read More)

The stench of Troll is in the air

August 16th - via:
Hey guys, James here, making updates while Alex gets a well earned break and some good home cooking from Mamma Huntley! :) Thankfully, after an awesome surge in support, I can reveal more goodies. They’re here! The Bull River Troll has some... (Read More)

300 Backers now... I think? *Fingers Crossed*

August 16th - via:
Hey there guys! Now, I know that this is a little overdue, but due to the yo-yoing of the backer total over the past few days, I haven't really had chance to make this update! Things seem to be a bit more stable now though... I hope :P We've hit 300... (Read More)

Oh go on then... here's some Sneak Peeks!

August 15th - via:
Hey guys! I hope everyone has had an enjoyable day. I know I certainly have! Laid on the sofa sculpting Stretch Goal minis and eating pate on toast... bliss! Anyway, I know there has been a general hue and cry for sneak peeks of the future stretch... (Read More)

Backwards and Forwards again - Of pledges and Stretch Goals

August 15th - via:
Hey guys, Alex here! Due to a fair number of pledge cancellations, the total has crept yet again below the £30,000 mark. Just a quick message to let everyone know that the £30,000 Stretch Goal, the fourth Promo Model Dagga Dixie, will still be... (Read More)

ArcWorlde Avatar - And not the blue kind!

August 15th - via:
Howdy there folks! Today is indeed a busy day! :P Due to a few requests for ArcWorlde Backer avatars for KS and other places, I thought it would be a great idea to make one. So, what do you think? It would be great to see a couple of these dotted... (Read More)

Arcanite update

August 13th - via:
There has been much demand for Arcanite from folks at lower backer levels than ONSLAUGHT. Well, I’ve caved in (like many deep Arcanite mineshafts!) and am now offering Arcanite packs as add-ons. Hopefully that’ll keep you off my back for a few... (Read More)

600%! Wow!

August 13th - via:
Hey guys, Alex here! Well… we’ve done it. £30,000, and 600% of the target goal… that’s pretty amazing! As a reward, and as a consequence of this, I can now release the fourth Promo Model to you lovely people! Hailing from the stinking Cayjon... (Read More)

Accessories (and some rule updates)

August 12th - via:
Hello folks, Alex here with a quick-fire update to fill you in on some of the recent goings on in the land of ArcWorlde. Roll dem bones!People who have been curious about the ArcWorlde dice need be curious no more. Crafted in the finest Arcanite (yup... (Read More)

Wild Elf and Albionnican warbands

August 12th - via:
Good morning folks,After the Stretch Goal insanity of Sunday, what better way to start the week than with some relaxing PDF documents? Stats and rulesI've uploaded two new files, so you can get a better idea of how to play ArcWorlde. These documents... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Sunday!

August 11th - via:
Hello there guys, Alex here! Well… this has indeed been a rather interesting 24 hours. The pledge total has rocketed up by almost £5000. Good job guys! Due to this amazing display of awesomeness, we are very close to reaching 300 backers, AND... (Read More)

Here be dragons...

August 11th - via:
The £25,000 Stretch Goal has been incinerated! What better way to celebrate cracking through 500% of the ArcWorlde Kickstarter goal target than unleashing a flippin' massive dragon? BWAAAAAARGH! You can add this epic beast, cast in a huge amount of... (Read More)

The morning report

August 11th - via:
Hello! It’s James here, sending a morning report your way while Alex snoozes. It’s alright for some eh? So, what’s been happening recently at ArcWorlde Kickstarter HQ? It’s Skirmish Sunday!Various folks have requested it, so we’ve... (Read More)

Wizards and Arcanite bring magic aplenty!

August 10th - via:
Two Stretch Goals have fallen in rapid succession! Thanks to your support, the battlefields of ArcWorlde now fizz with the static of ArcEnergy, zapping forth from wizards fingertips and stored in the Arcanite that heroes carry to battle. You can... (Read More)

Pledges topped up

August 9th - via:
Hey hey, James here, posting an update while Alex continues with his sculpting. I'm using the carrot technique today - if he gets the mini he's working on finished I'll let him eat some of the lamb rogan josh I'm cooking up this evening. :) While... (Read More)

One week down - £25k on the way?

August 8th - via:
Hello and good evening lovely backer people! It's James here, posting an update while Alex gets his sculpt on. The ArcWorlde Kickstarter is now seven days young and it's passed the 400% funding mark. Incredible stuff. That averages out at £3000 and... (Read More)

ArcWorlde rules

August 8th - via:
Hey Kickstartererererers... I'll stop now! ;) It's bang on a week since the ArcWorlde Kickstarter was launched. In that dreamlike seven days I've already gained enough support to push ArcWorlde to dizzying new heights and I won't ever be able to say... (Read More)

The Wild Elves cometh!

August 7th - via:
Ho there Kickstarter peoples! Well, yet another stretch goal has crumbled in the wake of your amazing support, and now I can fully introduce you to the fifth ArcWorlde starter warband… “On the mysterious isle of Calédon, a land shrouded in mist... (Read More)

"Rally The Troops" Unlocked, and an exciting new stretch goal...

August 6th - via:
Hey folks! After another crazy day on the ArcWorlde Kickstarter (the other Empirical Pledge bought… wowzas!), we have another stretch goal unlocked! This stretch goal gives you the option to purchase extra troop models for your warband. Maybe your... (Read More)

A teaser of what is to come...

August 6th - via:
Hey guys! Here is a teaser of what is coming next on the ArcWorlde Kickstarter... Cheers, - Alex  (Read More)

Promotional Model 2 Unlocked!

August 5th - via:
Good evening guys! Due to your continued support, we have unlocked the second Promotional Model - General Sir Eddard Sharp! "One of the most famous officers currently serving in the Albionnican Army, General Sir Eddard Sharp is held with almost... (Read More)

Resin options available

August 5th - via:
Typing out a quick update to let you folks know that - thanks to one dedicated backer opting for the Empirical Pledge - resin warbands are now an option! RESIN ADVENTURER (limited to 25) "Warband" cast in HIGH-QUALITY RESIN + 160-page, full-colour,... (Read More)

Death Kiwi available and new Stretch Goals

August 5th - via:
Afternoon backers! Alex here with another update from the currently overcast land of Nottingham. I tell you what, it's a welcome change from the heat we have been having, what with our Kickstarter War Room being pretty cramped, sweaty and poorly... (Read More)

Stretching through Sunday!

August 4th - via:
Hey everybody, I hope you're having a good Sunday. RulesThanks to your brilliant support another Stretch Goal was passed earlier today. The ArcWorlde rulebook will now get another eight pages, meaning that I can fit in all sorts of funky extra stuff.... (Read More)

200 backers!

August 3rd - via:
Good evening, morning or afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen! It's been another crazy day in Kickstarterland and as the second full day ends there have been all sorts of developments. 200 backers!What an amazing feeling to have so much support from so... (Read More)

The first ArcWorlde video update

August 2nd - via:
A little late, but it's still dark in the UK, so I haven't broken my promise that I'd put a video up tonight! Things didn't quite go to plan, as you will see, but I reckon I just about made do and mended... is that even a real word? It's 5.05am, I... (Read More)

What a crazy first day!

August 2nd - via:
Hey everyone! A somewhat flabbergasted Alex here, reporting from Warploque HQ, 21 and a bit hours into my Kickstarter... though I feel that really it should be called our Kickstarter by now, because you are all a very important part of ArcWorlde too.... (Read More)

ArcWorlde: Warploque Miniatures si lancia su Kickstarter

August 2nd - via:
Ok, ok, siamo tutti d’accordo che questo è sicuramente il periodo d’oro del crowdfunding. Dopo i successi di Mantic Games, Avatars of War e altri, sembra che nessun produttore di miniature riesca più a resistere al richiamo di Kickstarter (o Indiegogo). Ieri anche Warploque Miniatures si è unita al folto gruppo di richiedenti backers. (Read More)

The first Stretch Goal has been hit!

August 1st - via:
My word, this has rather taken me by surprise. The first Stretch Goal is down and the second is getting pretty close too. Truly amazing stuff! To round off an awesome evening myself, and James from Infamy Miniatures, rounded our bellies with just a... (Read More)

Goal Target reached in ... hours

August 1st - via:
WE’VE DONE IT! After an utterly fantastic effort from you beautiful people, the goal target has been smashed in just over two hours! This is truly amazing and I thank each and every one of you for your support. I can now produce ArcWorlde! It... (Read More)

The ArcWorlde Kickstarter Launches!

August 1st - via:
Zak Macklin has been chatting with Alex Huntley about his recently released Kickstarter for ArcWorlde. See what it's creator has to say about the campaign and setting everything up! (Read More)

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