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Iron Hammer Miniatures: The Mighty Gnomish War Engine

A project in Manchester, UK by Aaron Howdle

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A ball of Gnomish battlefield mayhem cast in metal, with Dwarf and Gnome crew, pus the option to create a captured Goblin version.
Backers: 57
Average Pledge Per Backer: £45

Funded: £2,576 of £800
Dates: Jul 1st -> Jul 23rd (22 days)
Project By: Aaron Howdle
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Latest News

We made it!

July 23rd - via:
Dear Backers We made it!  I'm very happy with the total raised and you guys have given me plenty of extra sculpting to do over the coming month!  I will be sending out updates to show you the new parts as they are sculpted. Thanks again to all of... (Read More)

The next Stretch Goal is in reach

July 22nd - via:
Hi Everyone , Thanks again for all your pledges, I'm really pleased with how this is doing. We are currently £155 away from unlocking the £2800 stretch goal, which will be some new lids designs for the War Engines and a gauntlet-wearing hand... (Read More)

Support Station Stretch Goal Unlocked!

July 17th - via:
Well done everybody! The £2100 stretch goal has been unlocked!  You will all be getting a 50x50mm resin support station miniature with your War Engines. Next Stop? £2800 Stretch Goal The next stretch goal will be unlocked if we make it to £2800.... (Read More)

Concept Sketch For Next Stretch Goal

July 14th - via:
Hi Everyone, I will try to get through this update without any typos!  I have sketched a concept for the £2100 stretch goal: A War Engine Support Station. it will be a  50x50mm resin cast and will be added free to your pledge if we hit the... (Read More)

£2100 Stretch goal deatils

July 14th - via:
Hey Everyone. I have come up with an idea for the £2100 Stretch goal.  War Engine Support Station: I will sculpt a support gear base with coal,water tank, spades, cannon balls, barrels of gun powder etc.  To be cast in Resin. It will be... (Read More)

Scenic Base Add-On unlocked.

July 12th - via:
Hi Everyone, I have unlocked the Scenic Base as an Add-on.  If you would like to add this scenic base to your pledge then add £15 to your pledge amount: You can then specify that you want the base in the backer survey. Photos show work in progress,... (Read More)

£1700 Stretch Goal unlocked!

July 11th - via:
Hey All, Thanks to you wonderful backers , we have passed the £1700 mark and unlocked these two extra components: Some of you may have noticed the silly mistake in my last update. I spelled "Stretch" as "Stetch" ...Ahem. The next Stretch goal will... (Read More)

£1500 unlocked Stretch Goal Designs and other cool stuff!

July 10th - via:
Hi Everyone. In this update I will cover Stretch Goals and talk about an Add-On.  It would be great to get your opinion about the Add-On concept. After you have read about the free stretch goals It would be amazing if you can take a look at my... (Read More)

£1500 Stretch Goal unlocked!

July 8th - via:
Yessssss!  We have passed the £1500 stretch goal and unlocked the Commander pilots for Goblin and Gnome/Dwarf versions and the Engineer figure for the Chaos Version. The Chaos Engineer will come in two parts so he can be used as an alt pilot or a... (Read More)

Goblin Berserkers!

July 6th - via:
Hey Everyone, To celebrate crossing the £1400 line, I have added a new pledge level in the form of these two Goblin Berserkers.  They can be added by increasing your pledge by £8 for the pair, or they can be pledged for on their own for those who... (Read More)

Chaos Engineer added to £1500 stretch goal.

July 6th - via:
Helloooo , Wow we got a bit of a boost today. People seem to like the Chaos version.  In response to a couple of queries about the chaos version: The extra metal plates etc which will be needed for the chaos version mean that it only comes with a... (Read More)

Chaos Dwarf War Engine Unlocked

July 6th - via:
Hi Everyone! Well Done! We have unlocked the Chaos Dwarf Version of the War Engine. It is now added as a pledge option. All the best, Aaron  (Read More)

Changes to the £99 pledge level

July 6th - via:
Hi Everyone, I have changed the £99 pledge level (The Unit, 4 War Engines). You may now choose which 4 war Engine sets you want. SO if you want 4 Goblin ones you can have that, or 4 Gnome/Dwarf ones , or mix and match and go for 1 Chaos Dwarf, 1... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

July 6th - via:
Well Done Dear Backers! We have unlocked the first Stretch Goal! So you will all be getting three extra limb options for your War Engines!  We are now just £170 away from unlocking the Chaos Dwarf version!  Thank you all! and onwards and... (Read More)

We made it past the target! and Chaos Dwarf War Engine announcement

July 4th - via:
Hi Everyone!  I am very pleased to tell you all that we have hit our target so the War Engines will be unleashed upon mankind! ;) I have also made some changes to the Kickstarter project. by adding a new option which will be unlocked if we make... (Read More)

We're doing well! and Chaos beckons

July 2nd - via:
Hey all! Thank you all very much. We are doing well, and should easily hit the target.  Backer, Andrew Coleman gave me a great idea! I will be drawing some concept art for a Chaos Dwarf Version.  I think it will work like this: if we hit £1700 I... (Read More)

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