The Battle For Black Mere! Undead Faction.

A project in Nottingham, UK by Tim Prow

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Undead-The Battle For Black Mere will expand Diehards fantasy undead with both mounted and foot troops, characters and familiars!
Backers: 218
Average Pledge Per Backer: £57

Funded: £12,322 of £3,250
Dates: Jan 24th -> Feb 9th (17 days)
Project By: Tim Prow
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Latest News

What An Incredible Finish!

February 9th - via:
Thank you guys and girls so much for helping Diehard Miniatures yet again! We've made ££ and released ## brand new figures which will expand Diehards growing fantasy range!  So what next I hear you ask, well after a break from all this excitement... (Read More)

Final 10 minutes!!

February 9th - via:
We've entered the final 10 minutes and we are only £234 away from our last stretch goal, can we unlock that final goal and release the Skeletal Eru-Kin riding his bony mount!!   There's also 2 Early Bird pledges up for grabs if you want to get a... (Read More)

Less Than 5 Hours To Go!

February 9th - via:
Hi Folks,  The end is now in sight with less than 4 hours to go! We are also close to our final stretch goal the Skeletal Eru-Kin on undead mount cold blood which will be a very cool figure to sculpt!  As promised i've a new set of wips for you,... (Read More)

Final Push!

February 8th - via:
Hi Folks,  We are now entering the final stages of the campaign and we have another sculpt finished for you to see!  Sir Robert Burns our mounted Infernal knight is now complete and ready for the mould maker, I think with all the new sculpts we'll... (Read More)

More New Sculpts!

February 5th - via:
Hi Folks,  It's been a busy week with running the KS and sculpting those new unlocked goals, in this update I'm pleased to show you the 3 new Infernals which will be teams with the original 2 Infernals to make this 5 man unit.  I will have more new... (Read More)

Final Week And New Unlock!

February 2nd - via:
Hi Folks, I hope you are having a good week! Well we have arrived at the final week count down and with that i've unlocked the next stretch goal as we are so damn close I thought you deserved a present for all your hard work and help getting us so... (Read More)

1 Week Down, 8 Days To Go!

January 31st - via:
Hi Folks, Over the past week we've unlocked 15 stretch goals and pledged £11K which is an amazing achievement, there are now only 2 stretch goals left (the next being only £500 away) and 8 days to go! If we do open those last two goals I plan to... (Read More)

Sunday Sunday Sunday!

January 29th - via:
Hi Folks,  Hope we are all having a restful weekend, for some however there is no rest as we have hit another stretch goal!! Our Crypt Ghouls have now been unleashed upon the world and they are starving! As mentioned these two figures and their... (Read More)

Get Down With The Sickness!

January 28th - via:
Morning All, what a great way to start the weekend, we have now crossed the £10K barrier and as a surprise thank you I have released two brand new figures!! Welcome the Plague Zombies! ;)   Plague Zombies occur when poor areas of cities are subject... (Read More)

We're Going To Need A Bigger Boat!

January 27th - via:
Well there goes another stretch goal and the final locked items are not far off and this is only the 4th day of the campaign! So skeletal snakemen have been mentioned as an option you guys would like to see and i've tentatively said at £13.5K i'd... (Read More)

Infernal Blaze!

January 26th - via:
Well we are blazing through these goals today yet another is unlocked! Our Infernal unit is now available to add to your pledges in the Add On section :) As mentioned two of these models already exist and they will be joined by three new figures to... (Read More)

Overnight Delight!

January 26th - via:
Morning Folks, Yes we have had another goal unlocked while Diehard was asleep ;) Our Skeletal Unicorn Shadorax is now roaming the Add On section ready to buy!  Our next goal the Infernal unit is just £300 away! The unit will comprise of two of the... (Read More)

The Pointy End!

January 25th - via:
Hi Folks,  A quick update before bed (you keep unlocking stretch goals at unruly hours), our two Skeletal Steeds have been unlocked and are available for add to pledges!  Next up is Shadorax the Undead Unicorn :)  Shadorax the Unliving a most... (Read More)

Who Loves You Mummy?!

January 25th - via:
Another goal unlocked and this time the Crypt Mummies have been release, you can now find them available in the Add On section!  Entombed and left to their eternal rest these preserved ancient dead once again walk amongst the living, they shamble in... (Read More)

Plagued With Updates ;)

January 25th - via:
A plague indeed, our Plague Knight has now been unlocked and available to add to your orders!   Well we do seem to be rattling through these stretch goals at a fair pace, next up we have the Crypt Mummies! These are being sculpted right now and... (Read More)

Shield Your Eyes!

January 25th - via:
And just like that another stretch goal is unlocked, our shield cache is now available to add to your orders in Add Ons!  Next up and only £160 away is one of my favourites of the campaign the Plague Knight! Sir Gawain came from deep inside my... (Read More)

Morning Glory!

January 25th - via:
Well that was a nice find this morning, we have 2 new stretch goals unlocked!! Soul Crux (on foot) was released during the night and as we are so close to the mounted archers I thought i'd let them out to stretch their aching bones! ;) Well trained... (Read More)

Kickstarter skeleton army is pure 80s Warhammer nostalgia

January 25th - via:
The figures in ‘The Battle For Black Mere! Undead Faction’ Kickstarter are sculpted by Tim Prow, a veteran whose career began as a figure painter for Games Workshop before leaving to sculpt for companies including Heartbreaker Minis, Reaper Miniatures, WizKids, and many others – he specialises in creating minis with a distinctive ‘Oldhammer’ style. (Read More)

Pikes Are On The Loose!

January 24th - via:
Hi Folks,  Here's my last update before going to bed, yes you kept me up long enough to give a final update ;) Our Pikemen unit is now available in the Add Ons section!  Next up is our first sculpt that has been worked on during the project, yes... (Read More)

No Rest For The Dead!

January 24th - via:
Yes another Stretch Goal unlocked! ;) Our mounted spearmen are galloping around and available in the Add Ons section!  Next up our Skeletal Pikemen unit: The battle between pikemen and mounted units is an eternal one, who will lose their nerve and... (Read More)

Crossbows At Dawn!

January 24th - via:
More stretch goals unlocked and this time while out walking the dog! Sorry for the delay ;)  Next up and not that far away at all are our second mounted unit the spearmen! Nobility, knights, warriors all on horse back once reknowned in life now put... (Read More)

Dem Bones Dem Bones!

January 24th - via:
Well we are rattling through those stretch goals! Another one bites the dust!! Our Skeletal Champions are now available to add to your pledges.   Next up the Crossbow Unit, now this unit has had a limited release last year as it didn't have a KS... (Read More)

Mounted Unit Unlocked!

January 24th - via:
Well that didn't take long! I step away from the computer for two minutes and another stretch goal is unlocked!! Our first mounted unit is now available to add to your pledge and i'm sure not before long they will have company ;)  Next up are our... (Read More)

We Are Funded!!

January 24th - via:
Hi Folks,  We are now funded but there's no time to sit back and take a break, there's stretch goals to be unlocked!! ;) A massive thank you for backing the project both to new and old customers (I recognise a lot of regulars are here again) you are... (Read More)

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