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 Kickstarter Update: Backer Rewards Shipping Complete!

As of Friday November 3rd, 2017 we have completed the shipping of Backer Reward Packages for the backers that completed their Jovian Wars Kickstarter Pledge Manager orders. Most Canadian and USA Backers will receive their packages in the coming week and International Backers in about 2 weeks. Thank you everyone for your support of our first Jovian Wars Kickstarter and patience in waiting for all the Reward Packages to be mailed out.

Jovian Wars Release Schedule for the DP9 Online Store:

Happy Halloween!

Just a quick post tonight to wish everyone a Happy Halloween from the staff at Dream Pod 9. Here is a little treat for all our Utopian fans out there, artist John Bell did some chibi artwork of an Armiger and N-Kidu Drones. We gave them an orange Halloween color scheme for the holiday, enjoy!

HGB 2017 Kickstarter Preview: NuCoal Chibi Jerboa Add-On!

A treat for our Jerboa fans today, we had artist John Bell make a Chibi Jerboa. Then gave it to Phil to work his magic and he did an amazing job. Check out all the photos below of the assembled resin model, resin parts, and painted Chibi Jeboa from different angles.

HGB 2017 Kickstarter Preview: NuCoal Jerboa Model!

Today we preview the new Jerboa 3d model for the NuCoal faction. Checkout the 3d model images below of NuCoal's recon Gear. We also gave the Jerboa a new look to its stock loadout Light Rifle and added an extra left leg for more pose options. Exploded view shows the parts with ball and socket connections between the torso and other parts for the greatest poseability possible. The Jerboa will be a plastic miniature release as part of Core NuCoal forces in the upcoming Kickstarter #2 launching this October.

Happy Thanksgiving Day to All our Friends and Family in Canada!

The Dream Pod 9 office is closed today (Monday, Oct 9th, 2017) for the holiday but we'll be back in on Tuesday. Until then, here is our Chibi King Cobra with fall colors background photo, wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving.

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