HF Minis Galactic Universe - Sci-Fi Miniatures

A project in Caerphilly, UK by Hasslefree Miniatures

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30mm Sci-Fi Miniatures, in resin and metal, to expand the HF Minis Galactic Universe
Backers: 587
Average Pledge Per Backer: £67

Funded: £39,371 of £3,000
Dates: Nov 6th -> Dec 4th (29 days)
Project By: Hasslefree Miniatures
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4 Hour Warning for the Armada Pledge!

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
So we're down to the last few hours, nothing left to unlock, so just making sure as many people as possible are made aware that the Armada pledge is 'only' going to be available during this Kickstarter :) It's possible using this pledge to get up to... (Read More)

Super Soldiers Unlocked, Squad Hydra are in!

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Ok, I'll be honest with you lot, the insomnia I mentioned in the last few updates finally caught up with me and I woke up past midday :) While I feel better, it does seem like I missed a morning update. Anyways.... Well done! You ravenous lot have... (Read More)

Final 24hr Push! Everything Available in one big post...

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
So far so good right! Sailed past 500 backers, crushed the £30k mark, on track to unlock all posted stretch goals (In fact I have such confidence in you guys and gals that I have made up the image without any locks on!). I shall sleep soundly... (Read More)

500 Backers and £30k Barriers smashed! New unlocks!

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone showing up from the KS 48hr klaxon email! :) Thank you all for helping us pass both the 500 backers barrier 'and' the £30,000 barrier today. We have in fact smashed through the £31k unlock too! That means all these are now unlocked... (Read More)

Kickstarter Exclusive Pledge Level 'Armada' Added!

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, So we've crunched the numbers, and thought we'd get this out there before the big 48hr Klaxon goes off and Kickstarter emails all the watchers who haven't pledged yet, which is later tonight :) As an incentive, and a thank you, for... (Read More)

Ensigns Unlocked! Up to Captain Cain to push us past the £30k/500 backer marks!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
All 5 of the above are now available as one of your choices for pledge minis or purchasable by just adding £5 for each one you fancy (oo-er missus etc.) to your total :) As we head into the final 3 days, we are very close to the £30k milestone and... (Read More)

Stretch Goals #21-26 - HEL-IX Company, Squad Hydra

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
So, now that Black Friday weekend is over, and we're on the way back up, let's look forward to the final push and lay out the next set of stretch goals all at once. These are the men and women of HEL-IX company, genetically enhanced super soldiers.... (Read More)

Resin Master vs Metal Explained w Photographs

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi There So one of the things asked about in the recent update was the difference between metal and resin masters. First I'll dump a load of photographs from our website on you of produced minis. I used a selection of sci-fi, modern and fantasy as... (Read More)

Input Needed - Time for Some Feedback!

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone So while we're sat at the bottom of the U-shape Kickstarters tend to gravitate towards,  especially when yours runs over Black Friday weekend *grin*, and waiting to head into final week, I thought I'd take the time to ask for some... (Read More)

Artemis Black Friday over at HF Minis

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
So I figure I am not helping this mid KS stall by posting our own Black Friday event but who am I to deny you great deals! ;) We currently have a Black Friday Event running for the weekend over at our main site, details can be found HERE  (Read More)

Stretch Goal #20 - The Bridge Crew

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, as I'll be busy on the website this weekend, I am posting the next stretch goal a 'little' early (Would normally have waited until we unlocked the £28k one). It's the last of the Galactic Leaders portion, and if you guys unlock him then... (Read More)

Dronus Strik Unlocked! New Images of the Ensigns!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone! While I was busy with some other work issues you smashed through the £27k barrier and unlocked the Lord Commander himself. And, as promised, a new image for our £29k unlock, The Ensigns... They have faces and noses and you don't... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #19 - A Retro Treat!

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Ensign Falynn and Nurse Adalia both serve on the GNS Ranger, an exploration vessel. The crew is primarily made up of a from a colonised planet whose fashion resembles ancient Earth styles and this has bled into their uniform modifications. (I will... (Read More)

Current Total for 1 of everything!

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone Had a few requests for us to do the mathematics as we go along, so I'll try to remember to do this again later in the campaign :) The current total for 1 of everything in Metal is £195. That's 2 Full Crew pledges, 1 Away Team pledge and... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #18 - Sister Liberty

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Our next unlock is the third, and last planned, of our faction leaders from 'The Dark', Sister Liberty. After this we are back to some Galactic Navy individuals and also back to minis you can include in the pledge levels :) It is also our first 3d... (Read More)

Livestreaming Q&A, including Previews

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, I shall be livestreaming over at https://www.twitch.tv/theartemisblack for a few hours. If you'd like t stop by and ask any Kickstarter related questions, or ask to see any previews of miniatures still to unlock, you are more than... (Read More)

£25k Double Unlock! Plus a quick Size Comparison

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
I didn't really have an update ready for this evening so thankfully you all pushed us past the £25k mark :)  So there's some visual content for the update, I knocked up a quick and dirty size comparison (We all know how well bare metal photographs,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #17 - Add-On, Lord Commander Dronus Strik

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Lord Commander Strik leads one of the larger factions battling in The Dark. A mortal enemy of Abu Kromby, they have somehow survived a myriad of skirmishes in recent years. Strik commands the Dreadnought Grey Eagle, a hulking starship bristling with... (Read More)

Mystic Ken-Yah unlocked, on to the Insurrectionist and the Warmonger!

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Our next unlock is the big £25k and unlocks both miniatures seen above, exciting! I am currently in the process of taking photos of resin masters of more of the unlocked minis.  Those should start coming out as updates over next week. Tomorrow... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #16 - Our second Add-On, God-Emperor Abu Kromby

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Near the edges of known space is an area the Galactic Navy have nicknamed 'The Dark'. A vast sector of space with very few active stars but riddled with black holes and wormholes. Within this bleak expanse are strange warring factions seemingly too... (Read More)

Halloween Sale and KS Sneak Previews!

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
So over on our website we are in the last few days of our big Halloween sale. We just sent out our reminder newsletter of the closing date of the sale and we included some Kickstarter sneak previews in it! It's 20% off the entire site and you can... (Read More)

Archbaron Unlocked and Livestreaming Today!

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone for the continued support, we sneaked past £23k overnight to unlock the floating flump himself... ... and we are on to one of the Trinity, Mystic Ken-Yah! LIVESTREAMING! So I am working on the website, Kickstarter and tonight's... (Read More)

Trailblazer Unlocked, on to the Archbaron!

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Well done you! Trailblazer was unlocked during the night :) Now let's unlock the hovering heifer himself... I'm at home for the weekend, but I am going to try and organise a short livestream while I'm here to preview some of the minis still in the... (Read More)

How to Pledge for more than 12 Minis

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
So we've had a bunch of comments and DMs about how it works if you want more than 12 minis or a mix of resin and metal. So, when you are pledging via either the 'back this project' button when pledging for the first time or the 'edit my pledge'... (Read More)

£20k Smashed! Thanks Everyone. Slaughter's Squad Fully Unlocked, onto the Leaders!

November 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Unlocks at £21000 For the middle portion of the Kickstarter you won't be bombarded with updates like the first couple of days :) I'll try to to update at least every day with a new image or other news, maybe some previews of things in the unlock... (Read More)

Stretch Goals #10-15 - Galactic Leaders

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
I know, I know, the current stretch goal hasn't been met yet, but the next set in the queue are kind of timely with some events happening in the US tomorrow which someone reminded me of. and they are a completely different set than the soldiers, so... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #9 - The Gruntz

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Next up we have 6 of Slaughter's boots on the ground. We're going to do them as 1 unlock as it will allow you guys to either upgrade from an Away team to a Full Crew or just add another Away team to their pledge should they want the full set. The 6... (Read More)

Thank You Everyone for an Amazing Start!

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick Update to say thank you to everyone who supported our KS launch. I managed to finally get to sleep at stupid o clock this morning, woke up this afternoon, got some work done and now back to the Kickstarter :) So shortly after this I'll... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #8 - Elite Major Hoare

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Major Hoare is back, and this time it's personal! Seen here with more advanced weaponry and a more dynamic pose, Major John Hoare is a jungle fighter extraordinaire. Should you wish to do so, the gun is in such a position as to be reasonably easily... (Read More)

Stretch Goals #4-7 - Filling Out Slaughter's Squad

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Erica 'Wrecker' DeMarco, right hand woman and longtime-companion to Cmdr Slaughter. He trusts her implicitly and she regularly leads her own unit (Yes, that unit are waiting!) Unlocks at £12000 Corporal Kelly DeFlora, Squad medic, also armed with... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3, Let's Start Slaughter's Squad! - Lt. Logan Unlocked at £10,000

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Slaughter's Squad! The Galactic Navy's ATF (Alien Task Force) is a holdover from he Druusch Wars. Units made up of officers and soldiers from the Navy's Air and Ground forces who are specialised in alien combat.  Slaughter's Squad consists of 14... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3 SILVER SPACECLAD unlocked at £7000

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
The ex-assassin Silver, seen her in a full body skinsuit with single pistol. (She isn't nude, no anatomical additions, though if you wanted to use her as a nude that shouldn't be too difficult) Unlocks at £7000 and can be included in Away Team and... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 Our first Add-On - RECLUSE unlocked at £6000

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
A cyber-assassin from the hives of Marfanta Prime. Much like Silver, Recluse is aboard for reasons only she and Greybear know. The Base topper 'is' included. This is the first of our Add-On goals, which means she cannot be chosen as one of the Away... (Read More)

Greybear's Crew Funded!!

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Well that was an exciting 15 minutes! Thank you everyone for your support, it is 'greatly' appreciated. Full disclosure, I didn't post this image immediately after funding as I didn't make one in case I jinxed it :) Let's see what's next?!  (Read More)

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