The Alps Aflame

A project in Ingolstadt, Germany by Lucas Luber - Piano Wargames

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The Tyrolean Rebellion of 1809 - 28mm miniatures for the Napoleonic Wars
Backers: 442
Average Pledge Per Backer: €147

Funded: €64,882 of €8,000
Dates: Nov 28th -> Dec 22nd (24 days)
Project By: Lucas Luber - Piano Wargames
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Latest News

Thank you all so much! We have done it again guys!

December 22nd - via:
Thank you thank you thank you! Guys, I am absolutely overwhelmed by the result of this campaign! This is the most successful project of Piano Wargames so far, absolutely fantastic! I am so so happy that the Tyrol 1809 theme was so well received.... (Read More)

Only 24 hours left! Thank you so much guys, it was (and still is) a blast!

December 21st - via:
Okay guys, we have now only 24 hours left on this campaign! Last chance to back the project if you have not already or add some of the Stretch Goals! :)  What a ride, really the most exciting campaign so far (at least in my eyes) :)  Thank you so... (Read More)

Preview of the painting guides

December 16th - via:
Hi guys,  I just finished the painting guides for the first two miniatures, and I thought I'd give you a little preview! :)  There will be another one for the Tyroleans, and a smaller one for the Austrian Jaegers, some people asked about the... (Read More)

Austrian shako set finished! Some preview renders.

December 13th - via:
Hi guys, I hope you are all well! We have finally snow here in Bavaria, and it's pretty cold :D We are now at 320 backers and very close to the 2nd Kickstarter as far as financing is concerned, just incredible! Thank you so much guys, once again.  I... (Read More)

New Artillery Stretch Goals ready and unlocked!

December 7th - via:
Good morning guys, I hope you are all well! :)  I just finished sculpting the new crew figures for the additional Stretch Goals, Austrian and Bavarian artillery. You can now add the second Austrian artillery set (loading 6-Pounder) and the Bavarian... (Read More)

Two additional Stretch Goals! And a work in progress render :)

December 5th - via:
Hi guys, I hope you are all well and had a nice weekend :)  We are now one week into the campaign and it is already much more successful than the last one!  Many thanks again to all supporters! You really are the best. Thank you for all the... (Read More)

All Stretch Goals are unlocked! Thank you all so much!

December 3rd - via:
Good morning guys, Tonight we unlocked our last Stretch Goal: free painting guides for all of you! I will do guides for the main infantry of all three factions, including a short piece about the “Hechtgrau” of the Austrian Jaegers, a lot of... (Read More)

Good morning, two new Stretch Goals unlocked! Austrian Shako Set and free "Marterl" STL file

December 2nd - via:
Good morning guys, thanks to your continued and incredible support we unlocked two more Stretch Goals last night! I also added two new rewards (Bavarian and Austrian starter army).  First we have the Austrian Shako Set. With this set of 36x white... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal unlocked: Goats!

November 30th - via:
Hi guys, I hope you are all well! We have just unlocked our next Stretch Goal, Tyrolean Goats! :) You can now add them to your pledge as an addon. Thank you very much guys, 50 hours in and we have already collected more than 30K now, that´s a... (Read More)

And another one: Tyrolean Cows are ready for your meadows!

November 29th - via:
Now it´s going very fast again, we have just unlocked another Stretch Goal: Tyrolean Cows! Of course you can also use them for other breeds, but I painted mine as "Tiroler Grauvieh" (Tyrolean grey cattle ). Very pretty animals in my opinion, and I... (Read More)

Tyrolean Civilians unlocked! And a bit of background for the set :)

November 29th - via:
Hi guys, another Stretch Goal unlocked: Tyrolean Civilians! You can now add it to your pledge.  The set contains 7 (really 8) figures of civilians. I took heavy inspiration from a painting by Franz v. Defregger, called "Heimkehr der Sieger"... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal unlocked: Tyrolean Casualties

November 29th - via:
Hi guys, we have just unlocked our next Stretch Goal: Tyrolean Casualties! The set contains of two casualties for each faction, Bavaria, Austria and Tyrol :)  I hope you like them! You can now add them to your pledge as an addon.  It´s still going... (Read More)

Austrian Chevaulegers unlocked!

November 29th - via:
We have just unlocked the Austrian Chevaulegers! You can now add the sets to your pledge :) Thanks a lot guys!  Sorry for not painting them up as well, but there just was not enough time... I will hopefully paint them over the next weeks before the... (Read More)

Good morning! Two new Stretch Goals unlocked - Landwehr and free figures for all!

November 29th - via:
Good morning guys, again, what a start! I think none of the previous campaigns were funded that fast, thank you so much. We now have two more Stretch Goals unlocked. First is the Carinthian Landwehr, three new sets of infantry for Austria. You can... (Read More)

And another Stretch Goal unlocked: Bavarian Dragoons

November 28th - via:
Thank you all so much, we have just unlocked our next Stretch Goal!  You can now add Bavarian Dragoons to your pledge :)  Mabye a bit controversial, but after seeing the Bavarian Dragoons on the painting "Erstürmung des Bodenbühl bei Bad... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal unlocked: Tyrolean Characters!

November 28th - via:
We have just unlocked our third Stretch Goal of the day: Tyrolean Characters! It really is one of my favourite sets and was a lot of fun to paint. You can now add it to your pledge as an addon!  Thank you guys :)   (Read More)

Two hours in and the next Stretch Goal is unlocked: Bavarian Grenadiers!

November 28th - via:
Thanks a lot guys, you are awesome :D We have just unlocked the next Stretch Goal: Bavarian Grenadiers! They can now be added to your pledge :)   (Read More)

First Stretch Goal unlocked: Austrian Jaegers

November 28th - via:
We have just unlocked our first Stretch Goal:  Austrian Jaegers can now be added to your physical pledge!  Thanks again guys, it´s a fantastic start.   (Read More)

We did it guys!!! Funded in less than an hour!

November 28th - via:
Thank you so much guys! We are funded in less than an hour, this is the fastest funded Kickstarter of Piano Wargames!  Thank you so very much, this really means a lot to me. Now I am going to have a bite to eat, after that I'm sure some stretch... (Read More)

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