Volfyirion Guilds

Star Schlock Astroguards miniatures

A project in Germantown, MD by Wunkay

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New metal 28mm miniatures inspired by sci-fi movies of the 70s and 80s.
Backers: 239
Average Pledge Per Backer: $89

Funded: $21,193 of $1,000
Dates: May 3rd -> May 18th (16 days)
Project By: Wunkay
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Mission Complete! That's a Wrap on the Campaign!

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it! Space Cadet, you absolutely CRUSHED this campaign. We've got a ton of great sci-fi miniatures that will be put into production soon! I can't wait to get into your hands as soon as possible. Here's what you can expect in regards to our... (Read More)

The Union Crew is Unlocked!

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Quick! Get on it!  (Read More)

Attention Cadets! We Have Party Walrus! This is Not a Drill!

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
He's rockin' to the 70s sound of Gary & The Union Crew, the next stretch goals we're headed for!   (Read More)

Final Hours and Stretch Goals Still Being Unlocked. Scouter Heads For Everyone!

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Amazing! Space Cadets, you've managed to upgrade all of Naval Base Callisto's Scouter Bots with new heads! A FREE upgrade that will apply to all Scouters in the campaign! Can we reach the crucial Cantina Celebration stretch goal? Only a few hours... (Read More)

An Onslaught of Dronetroopers!

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Cadets, I don't know how you've done it, but you've made the fearsome Dronetroopers of the Totalitarian Dominion even more unstoppable with two new sculpts! This upgrade will update all of the Dronetrooper squads to replace their duplicate figures... (Read More)

12 Hours to Go!

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Space Cadets! We're in the home stretch of the campaign. Even in the last 48 hours we've been crushing stretch goals, unlocking Rod Roebuck the Space Ace, adding new sculpts to the Necronaut squad and now unlocking additional Colonial Conscript... (Read More)

Even More Necronauts!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow Space Cadets! I love the description of the Necronauts in your report to Rod Roebuck. The shambling horror of the skeleton in his shredded space suit and the wailing visage of that poor woman's skeletal remains animated for eternity by alien... (Read More)

Rod Roebuck Reporting for Duty!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Space Cadets! You've done it, and with hours to spare! Rod Roebuck will be happy to join each pledge receiving figures for FREE.  It's time to debrief the Union's famed space ace. He's a bit of glory hound himself, so feel free to embellish the... (Read More)

Sleazoid Marauders are Secured!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Exemplary work Space Cadets! With the destruction of the pirate outpost and the Sleazoid marauders in your brig (all five of which can be added to your pledge for just $20) your first tour of the galaxy is complete! Plot a course for Naval Base... (Read More)

Viper Command Captured!

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Nice work Cadets! I had barely given the order and you managed to bag not one, but TWO of the highest ranking officers in the Viper Legion! Onward! Let's show those Sleazoids what the Union is made of!  (Read More)

Look What We Can Unlock in the Final 48 Hours!

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
With only 48 hours remaining,  our maiden voyage is nearly complete.  I'm proud of you, Space Cadets. You've braved the cosmos, discovered representatives of the galaxy's most prolific denizens, met Man Hunters and Scouter Bots, saved Ensign... (Read More)

The Viper Legion is Here to Help With Your Overabundance of Astroguards.

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Space Cadets! It has come to my attention that some of you have been passing contraband propaganda of the traitorous Viper Legion! It's true they can be added to your pledge for just $20 for a squad of five figures, but don't let their easy... (Read More)

Star Raider Nilo is On the Prowl

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Cadets, that vicious looking KS-11750 attack frigate on our scopes belongs to the infamous and inscrutable Star Raider, Nilo the Caustican. Cut the active sensors and set engines to silent running! Don't respond to his hailing calls. If you make... (Read More)

New Allies! The Beefheads Join Our Growing Ranks!

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Cadets, we've repaired our antenna array back at Naval Base Callisto and I see you've already secured the aid of the alien Beefhead tribes. Well done!  As a $20 add on they'll give our Astroguard forces some much needed muscle to fend off the... (Read More)

"A communications disruption can mean only one thing."

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Cadets, we're running a planned routine maintenance check on the Naval Base Callisto communications array. Contact will be spotty for next 24 astro-hours so you'll have to carry on for now. Once we have things under control here I'll debrief you on... (Read More)

Ensign Packman Saved!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Good work Cadets! Our final efforts to locate Ensign Packman have paid off.  I've just received word he's safely aboard a Union shuttle racing to catch up with us. I have every confidence he'll appear in each pledge receiving figures for FREE! As... (Read More)

Help save Packman! We're just one point away!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Excellent work Space Cadets! We've narrowed down Ensign Packman's location and need to triangulate just one more signal to rescue him! We can't remain in the Nebula forever though, so we've dispatched one of our best officers to track Packman down... (Read More)

The hottest toy from 1986 returns! It's Beefhead Elder!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We all remember the shopping craze of 1986 when kids went wild for the Beefhead Elder action figure. Now this wise septuagenarian patriarch of the Beefhead alien tribes returns, a FREE bonus figure to add to your collection! Every order receiving... (Read More)

They're Here! It's the Onslaught of the Necronauts!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We're still homing in on Ensign Packman's signal, but our search has turned up something else; the shambling horror of the Necronauts! We're closing in on Packman, but you can already add these undead terrors to your pledge now. We've also plotted a... (Read More)

Save Packman!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Space Cadets, what a first week! We secured our funding, filled out our Astroguard forces with additional robots and leader, tangled with their dreaded foes the Dronetroopers and encountered those poor footsloggers the Colonial Conscripts. We're only... (Read More)

Dronetrooper Squad unlocked!

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We've caught the fleeing Dominion assault craft! It's time to breach their hull and capture those Dronetroopers! With the unlocked Dronetrooper Squad add on you can bring these fearsome assault troops of the Totalitarian Dominions home for just $20... (Read More)

These Robots are a Go-Go!

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Great work Cadets! We've repulsed a Dronetrooper attack and secured our automaton allies, the dependable Porter and Scouter Bots. With this unlocked pledge level you can add these figures as a $15 add-on.  The Porter Bots can carry supplies or ammo,... (Read More)

Battle Stations! The Platoon Leader takes command!

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
To your posts Cadets! Dronetroopers have breached the main landing bay! The ranks of the Laser Ladies swell with the new Platoon Leader. If we reach $6000 in funding, a Platoon Leader will be added to each Astroguard Platoon pledge FREE. With more... (Read More)

New Astroguard reinforcements and the upcoming threats we'll face!

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Buckle in Space Cadets, we're headed into hostile territory! While we refuel at Deep Space Depot X-J1 we have the opportunity to secure access to vital Astroguard reinforcements. Soon we should be able to pick up a pair of female troopers to replace... (Read More)

Astroguards, carded figures, unpainted minis unlocked! Plus, new squad options!

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Incredible start to your first mission, Space Cadets! In the first 48 hours we've blown past the initial funding goal to unlock the Astroguards, but also picked up all of the pre-painted carded figures, unlocked unpainted versions of those galactic... (Read More)

We're blasting through stretch goals!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! The enthusiasm for this campaign is overwhelming! We've already added a pair of heavy weapon soldiers to each Astroguard squad, picked up an errant Space Cadet that will join every pledge receiving figures, and unlocked four of the denizens of... (Read More)

Campaign funded and warp drive engaged captain!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Space Cadets! You've outdone yourself! Fantastic start to our first mission into the Star Schlock universe! We've already hit our minimum funding goal in only two hours and are busting through stretch goals faster than I can update the graphic. Not... (Read More)

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