Utopia Armed Forces Kickstarter Successfully Funded!


Our Heavy Gear Blitz Utopia Armed Forces Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter launched on January 17th, 2018, concluded successfully at 7:02 pm EST Saturday, February 3rd, 2018.

We had a great Captain Reward Level at a pledge of $70 CAD (about $53.85 USD) that included a Utopia Patch and 6 squads (2x Strike, 2x Recce, and 2x Support) with a total of 36 plastic miniatures (Updated 1/31/18). Plus higher reward levels add the new MAR-DK drone (resin model) and the large Gilgamesh Command Tank (resin model); see below for artwork and details. You can checkout the Kickstarter page at the following link!

Two additional Kickstarters to make plastic miniatures for the Peace River and NuCoal core models will follow. Backers that support two or more of the individual Kickstarters will be able to have them shipped together for the basic fixed shipping cost.  

Happy New Year 2018!


The Staff at Dream Pod 9 wishes everyone a Happy New Year! We hope you all have a great 2018 and will join us for our upcoming Heavy Gear Blitz Utopia, Peace River, NuCoal, and Jovian Wars Venus Kickstarters.

Merry Christmas From The Staff at Dream Pod 9


Its the Holiday Season again and time for our Annual Xmas Gift. This year our Sculptor, Phil is showing some love for our Utopia fans with a Chibi N-Kidu Drone as this years Xmas gift. The Xmas 2017 Chibi N-Kidu will be automatically added into all DP9 Online Store Orders from now to the morning of January 3rd, 2018 that are over $100 USD before any shipping and taxes. Limit 1 free Chibi N-Kidu per customer. 

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Heavy Gear Blitz Peace River & NuCoal Kickstarter Launch Update and NuCoal Chevalier 3d Model Preview!

We are going to need 1 more week to get everything finished up for the Kickstarter launch. We've been working with the 3d modelers, who are finishing up the NuCoal Chasseur, Jerboa, and Chevalier models in Solidworks. The Jerboa still needs a few last fixes to be made to the 3d model before we show it to everyone. As soon as the Jerboa finished (should be this weekend) we'll be able to do the Kickstarter video and launch the Kickstarter the middle of next week (Wednesday Evening April 25th, 2018).

Sorry for the delay, but we think its best to wait and have all the final 3d models done and ready to show before we launch. Today we are previewing the NuCoal Chevalier 3d model with images of stock and all variant models, plus the Command Head upgrade option part. Checkout the attached Chevalier and update Chasseur 3d model images showing the stock and all the variant models. The Chasseur's Command Head is still be tweaked, once it finished we'll show everyone. The main thing we changed in this update is we added a slight deeper socket to the hip armor plates for the default position and tracks to the left/right/up/down for player custom leg poses. So you can glue the armor plates a bit more to the left, right, up, or down if you have fun making a custom leg pose. Plus we added 2 new parts a small box and ammo clip part to glue around the hips as desired. We have also added this same hip armor socket style to all the new Peace River and NuCoal models.

 

 

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Jovian Wars Update: Spaceship Small Pewter Parts Photos

This week we finished making the vulcanized rubber production molds, needed for casting all the small pewter weapons and spaceship parts. Check out the photos below taken in casting area at Dream Pod 9's office, with our 2 spin casting machines and trays full of pewter parts. The parts all turned out very good, you can see a closeup of the Triple Kinetic Cannons (bottom left) and the Engine Fins for the Jovian Engine (bottom right). Larger spaceship parts (main hull, habitat section, engine section, etc.) will be cast in resin.

Jovian Wars Update: CEGA Wraith & Jovian Lancer Squads!

This week we made the vulcanized rubber production molds to run the small pewter miniatures for the new CEGA Wraith and Jovian Lancer Fighter, Recon, and Bomber Squads. We took photos of the pewter parts and then gave the minis a quick coating of light grey primer and mounted them on the 3 post (painted black) squad base and took a photo of them altogether. Checkout the image below to see how the details turned out on the small pewter parts, the Wraith is just 14 mm long by 13 mm wide and the Lancer is 21 mm long by 11 mm wide.

 

Jovian Wars Beta Rules Playtest Ver. 1.2 May 2017 Now Available!

Dave has been working hard on an update to the Jovian Wars Beta Rules Playtest. The updated Version 1.2 is now available to download on the DriveThruRPG site at the following link.

http://www.drivethrurpg.com/…/Jovian-Wars--Alpha-Playtest-R…

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