Jovian Chronicles News!


Several years back Phil sculpted some small Fleet Scale Lancer and Wraith Fighters for Jovian Chronicles. They were made for a planned Fleet Scale version of Jovian Chronicles, that was never completed, back around the time we did our Heavy Gear Fleet Scale game. We finally located the models that had been stored away and added a small ball socket hole on the underside of each of them. These small fighter 2 squad packs are now available to purchase for the first time. If we get enough interest (orders) for the new fleet scale fighters there will be fleet scale exos in the future and maybe a few new spaceships as well. Here is a link to the Jovian Chronicles Miniatures section of the online store for all interested in supporting a rebirth of Jovian Chronicles.

Plus, we also have some of the Jovian Chronicles 2nd Edition Lightning Strike Rulebooks and Companions still available for purchase.

Crowd Funding Pledge Total


$173,646 CAD

(Pledges as of March 13th, 2015)

Our Extra Crowd Funding Drive end on March 1st 2015. Thank You All for helping us to unlocked the Kodiak and Ammon miniatures and add one of each to the Core Starter Set.

The Pledge Manager is now locked.

War for Terra Nova - Kickstarter


The Heavy Gear Blitz - War for Terra Nova - Plastic Miniatures Core Starter Set Kickstarter was successfully funded. We raised just over $150K CAD to produce molds needed to make plastic miniatures for our Heavy Gear Blitz Tabletop Wargame.

We will be doing some additional crowd funding to try and unlock a few more model molds for stretch goals not reached during the Kickstarter.

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Jovian Chronicles Fleet Scale Wave 4 Preview!

Jovian Chronicles Fleet Scale CEGA Dragonstriker & Wyvern Exo Armor 2 Squads Pack, Jovian Stormrider & Pathfinder Exo Armor 2 Squads Pack, and Venus Sakura & Ryu Exo Armor 2 Squads Pack are now available to Pre-Order on the DP9 Online Store.

Check out the image below to see how all of Tony's latest 3D models turned out, including new variants for the Wyvern, Pathfinder, and Ryu Exo Armors. We received the rapid prototypes parts back from Shapeways last week and they have been given over to our partners at Fusion models to make the resin copies need for the production molds. All the vulcanized rubber production molds for pewter casting will be made next week and then we'll start casting up Pre-Orders.

The new CEGA faction 2 squads pack includes 2x Dragonstriker (22mm tall), 2x Wyvern Marine, and 2x Wyvern Bomber (15mm tall each). The new Jovian faction 2 squads pack includes 2x Stormrider (19mm tall), 2x Pathfinder Recon, and 2x Pathfinder Sniper (15mm tall each). The new Venus faction 2 squads pack includes 2x Sakura (20mm tall), 2x Ryu Interceptor, and 2x Ryu Anti-Ship (15mm tall each). Plus each of the new 2 squads packs also includes 2x the 3 pronged poseable flight stand in pewter and black plastic base.

In other Jovian Chronicles News, Dave has started working on some new JC Fleet Scale Rules and we hope to have an Alpha ready to preview this fall for playtesting and feedback. If you like this news show us by clicking the "Like" button for this post and sharing the post with friends, gaming blogs, and other websites online.

Here is a link to the Jovian Chronicles miniatures section of the DP9 Online Store to place your Wave 4 Pre-Orders now for shipping in Mid June.

http://store.dp9.com/index.php…

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Jovian Chronicles Fleet Scale Sakura Preview & Congratulations to TerraForms Terrain for successful Kickstarter Funding in first 22 hours!

The latest Jovian Chronicles Fleet Scale 3d model preview is the Sakura Exo-Armor for the Venus Faction, with its sleek design and powerful cannons. The Sakura miniature will be 20mm tall, where as the other JC Fleet Scale minis are about 15mm tall on average. Checkout the image below to see how it turned out.

Jovian Chronicles Fleet Scale Stormrider Preview & Other News!

We mentioned in an earlier post that Tony had finished up some more 3d models for Jovian Chronicles Fleet Scale. The latest model is the Stormrider Exo-Armor for the Jovian Faction, with its massive fire power. The Stormrider miniature will be 19mm tall, where as the other JC Fleet Scale minis are about 15mm tall on average. Checkout the image below to see how it turned out.

New Heavy Gear Blitz Player Finder Portal on RUMBL!

Dream Pod 9 is happy to announce that we are partnering up with the recently launched RUBML player finder website. We had them setup a Heavy Gear Blitz portal on the site this week for our players to register and get their accounts setup. So we can all start building up the Heavy Gear community before the new plastic miniatures are shipped out to all our Kickstarter Backers this summer and the retail versions and new quick start rulebook hit stores this fall.

Kickstarter Update: Final Plastic Test Pops - Assembled Southern Minis Preview!

Just another quick update today with a preview of the assembled Southern Army plastic minis from the final test pops. We took a lot of photos (see below) to show how they turned out before they are sent next week to be painted for the photo on the Southern Army retail box.

JC Fleet Scale Dragonstriker Preview!

Tony finished up a few more 3d models for Jovian Chronicles Fleet Scale, which we'll preview over the coming weeks. The latest model is the Dragonstriker Exo-Armor for the CEGA Faction, which is their big bad boy. The Dragonstriker miniature will be 22mm tall, where as the other JC Fleet Scale minis are about 15mm tall on average. Checkout the image below to see how it turned out.

Kickstarter Update: Final Plastic Test Pops - Assembled Northern Minis Preview!

Just a quick update today with a preview of the assembled Northern Army plastic minis from the final test pops. We took a lot of photos to show how they turned out before they are sent off later this week to be painted for the photo on the Northern Army retail box. Click on the images below to open larger versions of the photos.

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Heavy Gear Assault second Alpha Wave Announced

 

Stompy Bot Productions has just announced a second Alpha Wave, here is their news release.

 

Heavy Gear Roleplaying Game Press Release

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Returning to the Heavy Gear Universe: Twenty Years of Heavy Gear Roleplaying

Montreal, QC 03/05/2014

Dream Pod 9 is pleased to announce a multi-year exclusive license with Arkrite Press LLC for the Heavy Gear Roleplaying Game as well as a line of RPG miniatures and models to support game play. Additionally, Arkrite Press LLC is licensed to publish Heavy Gear fiction and merchandise in a variety of mediums.

“Dream Pod 9 has been focused on the development of Heavy Gear Blitz, a dedicated tabletop miniatures wargame, and currently has a new edition in development. Heavy Gear has always had a strong roleplaying component that we and the fans have always wanted to bring it back with the attention to detail that it deserves. Arkrite Press LLC has the vision and experience to bring back the roleplaying game in a way that it deserves. Greg Perkins and Jason Dickerson of Arkrite Press LLC have been key members of Dream Pod 9’s creative team and development, and both of them have a passion for the setting and the drive to give the roleplaying game the time and effort it deserves.”

Robert Dubois, President of Dream Pod 9

“Arkrite Press LLC is thrilled to be able return the fans to the world of Heavy Gear roleplaying. Greg Perkins and I are huge fans of the original source material, and we have wanted to see the roleplaying game back in active development for as long as we have been collaborating. We hope the fans enjoy what we have planned for the game and look forward to hearing from them. Be sure to check out our website for weekly updates!”

Jason Dickerson, Co-owner of Arkrite Press

About Dream Pod 9

Dream Pod 9 is a Canadian game publisher based out of Montreal, Canada and has created multiple titles including Heavy Gear, Gear Krieg, Jovian Chronicles, Tribe 8, and Core Command. Dream Pod 9 is owned by Robert Dubois.

www.dp9.com

About Arkrite Press LLC

Arkrite Press LLC is an American publishing company based out of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and is co-owned by Greg Perkins, Dream Pod 9 art director, and Jason Dickerson, Dream Pod 9 line developer.

www.arkritepress.com

About Heavy Gear

Heavy Gear is a rich science fiction setting featuring giant robots with dynamic combat mechanics and fast paced gaming. The setting has spawned dozens of sourcebooks, a comprehensive miniature line, two video games with a third in development, and an animated television show.

 

Stompy Bot Productions And Mektek Studios Announce Heavy Gear® Partnership

SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK — Feb. 15, 2013 – In a new direction for the mecha genre, Heavy Gear Assault will combine over-the-top combat with the pageantry and spectacle of gladiatorial games, delivering a  AAA world-class sporting and gaming event for fans.  Stompy Bot Productions, Inc. is publishing and MekTek Studios, Inc. is developing this online, multiplayer title for the PC.

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