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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HGB Kickstarter #2 Update: Stretch Goals 01 to 20, Utopia Army Commander Reward Level, and Utopia Background & Vehicles!

We are now into day 3 of the campaign with just over $28K (56%) of our $50K initial goal raised. Thank you all for your support, we'll keep working hard at getting the word out and bring in more backers. If you could share this news with friends and online sites or blogs it would be a great help.

HGB Kickstarter #2 Update: 24 Hours and our Initial Goal 45% Funded, Thank You All for a Great Start!

We just passed the 24 hour mark since the Kickstarter was launched and have raised $22,855 (or 45%) of our $50,000 Initial Funding Goal. We want to thank all our Backers so far for their amazing support. We are going to continue to work hard at getting the word out to as many people as possible in the coming days and we ask you to please help by letting friends now about the Kickstarter as well.

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HGB Kickstarter2 Pledge Calculator Excel Sheet

Heavy Gear Blitz Kickstarter #2 for Plastic Peace River, NuCoal, and Utopia Faction Core Miniatures. This download is the Pledge Calculator excel sheet for backers to use to easily calculate their pledge amount to enter in the Kickstarter. It includes all the Reward Levels and Add-Ons available, and will be updated during the Kickstarter when Stretch Goals are unlocked.

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HGB 2017 Kickstarter Preview: NuCoal Chasseur Model & Launch Date Set!

Today we preview the new Chasseur 3d model for the NuCoal faction. Checkout the 3d model images below of NuCoal's Trooper Gear with walking and hover movement modes. The Chasseur also has ball and socket connections between the torso and other parts, plus 2 part arms/shoulders that the lower arm can be rotated for the most poseability possible. It will be a plastic miniature release as part of Core NuCoal forces in the upcoming Heavy Gear Blitz Kickstarter #2.

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