Utopia Armed Forces Kickstarter is Now Live!


We just launched our Heavy Gear Blitz Utopia Armed Forces Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter at 7:02 pm EST today (January 17th, 2018). The Kickstarter campaigns initial goal is to raise $30,000 CAD (about 23K USD) needed to make the plastic injection mold for the new plastic miniatures and backer rewards. The campaign will run for 17 days ending on Saturday evening at 7:02 pm EST (February 3rd, 2018).

We have a great Captain Reward Level at $70 CAD (about $53.85 USD) that includes a Utopia Patch and 3 squads (Strike, Recce, and Support) with a total of 18 plastic miniatures. Stretch Goals, once unlocked, will increase the total to 36 plastic miniatures. 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. Treat yourself to a New Army for the New Year, by clicking on the image or this 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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HGB Utopia Armed Forces Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter is Now Live!

We just launched our Heavy Gear Blitz Utopia Armed Forces Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter at 7:02 pm EST today (January 17th, 2018). The Kickstarter campaigns initial goal is to raise $30,000 CAD (about 23K USD) needed to make the plastic injection mold for the new plastic miniatures and backer rewards. The campaign will run for 17 days ending on Saturday evening at 7:02 pm EST (February 3rd, 2018). We need everyone's support to make these new plastic miniatures for the Utopia faction a reality and if you can share news of the Kickstarter with friends and the online community it would be a great help.

We have a great Captain Reward Level at $70 CAD (about $53.85 USD) that includes a Utopia Patch and 3 squads (Strike, Recce, and Support) with a total of 18 plastic miniatures. Stretch Goals, once unlocked, will increase the total to 36 plastic miniatures. 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. Treat yourself to a New Army for the New Year, by clicking on the link below!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/heavygearblitz/heavy-gear-blitz-utopia-armed-forces-plastic-minia

We want to thank everyone for their feedback prior to our launch, we updated some of the graphics (Utopia Background & Vehicles and Heavy Gear History). Plus we added a What is Heavy Gear and Heavy Gear Blitz Wargame section with a brief Heavy Gear universe background and factions in the HGB Wargame. And a section on the Gear Grinder website that players can us to make fast datacard sheets for their forces combat groups. Lastly a Who is Dream Pod 9: History, Staff, & Contributors section with company history and photos of the core staff.

 

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HGB Kickstarter Preview: NuCoal Cuirassier Model & News!

Today we preview the new Cuirassier 3d model for the NuCoal faction. Checkout the 3d model images below of NuCoal's Strike Gear. As with our other new models the Cuirassier parts will have ball and socket connections between the torso and other parts for the greatest poseability possible. Plus 2 part arms/shoulders that the lower arm can be rotated and posed as desired. The Cuirassier will be a plastic miniature release as part of Core NuCoal forces in the upcoming Heavy Gear Blitz Kickstarter #2.

Wishing all our American Neighbors a Happy Thanksgiving Day!

We hope you all have a nice family get together with great food and conversation. Watch some football and rest up before the madness of Black Friday begins. We took the time to give our Thanksgiving themed Chibi King Cobra artwork an American color scheme this year, we hope you all enjoy it.

Dream Pod 9 will be doing our part this year for the Black Friday (November 24th, 2017) thru Cyber Monday (November 27th, 217) period with a few new releases and specials on the Dream Pod 9 Online Store. We'll make another post about them once they go live later this evening.

HGB 2017 Kickstarter Preview: Utopian Harpy 3d Model!

This Heavy Gear Blitz 2017 Kickstarter Preview features the new Harpy model for Utopia, see the image below for different angle views. The plastic Harpy miniature will use the Commando N-Kidu Drone and a new tail section and engine part. Which is planned as a stretch goal add-on to the Utopian Army during the upcoming Kickstarter.

HGB 2017 Kickstarter Preview: Utopian Ettin 3d Model!

We finalized the Ettin design for Utopia and our 3d modeler finished up 3d model this weekend. This update features the Ettin Heavy Support Walker, which will be about 48mm tall (about the size of a Kodiak), see the image below for all the variants. The plastic Ettin miniature will be a stretch goal add-on to the Utopian Army during the upcoming Kickstarter.

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