FAQ: Alien Adventurers - 32mm resin miniatures
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Can you customize one of your minis for me? Or create an entirely new one?

Almost certainly! One of the best things about running a Kickstarter like this that you get the process and details figured out, and gain the expertise required to produce. Email me at jasonrichards.net@gmail.com and we can talk about it.

Last updated: February 05, 2018 11:42

Will the miniatures be offered after the fulfillment/pre-order campaign ends?

I honestly don't know. We have some preliminary deals in place to offer miniatures via select retailers, but that will be limited. Offering them as print-on-demand on Shapeways or a similar service is possible, but will be very pricey. It's also possible that they could be offered as Add-Ons for future Kickstarter campaigns, but that's not at all certain yet. Your best bet is to snag them now.

Last updated: February 05, 2018 11:38

What is Jason Richards Publishing?

Hi, I'm Jason. JRP is my little company that I use to create things and offer them to the world. It's mostly gaming-related, but not exclusively so. The company has dozens of products on DriveThruRPG.com and has now run two successful Kickstarter campaigns. Other things are in the works, so keep an eye out.

Last updated: February 05, 2018 11:34

What is the Breachworld RPG?

Breachworld is a complete role-playing game set on a post-apocalyptic Earth. It uses the Mini Six rule system and is published by Jason Richards Publishing. The characters portrayed in the minis found in this campaign can be used at almost any table, but originated in this game. It's great and you should try it! You can add on the PDF of the RPG at a huge discount, and there is a ton of "pay what you want" material found on DriveThruRPG.com for your consumption.

Last updated: February 05, 2018 11:32

What are the different materials used in the various miniatures?

Almost all miniatures are 3D printed using a white, translucent resin. This is a great material that ships well and is easy to handle.

The Tusk, Tusk Mod Kit, and 32mm bases are all cast in a proprietary gray resin called Trollcast, by the team at Troll Forged. It's very durable and lightweight.

There are some proofs 3D printed in a black resin that is very hard and tough, but brittle. We used this early in the process and for making "masters" for casting, but not in full production.

Last updated: February 05, 2018 11:29

Are there bases available for Mega-Sized Miniatures (54mm and 75mm)?

No. For the production types and scale of this project, making bases for larger miniatures proved cost prohibitive and wouldn't have been a good value for backers. There are many great third party suppliers to larger bases available online or in your local shop.

Last updated: February 05, 2018 11:26

What's the difference between a miniature and a Mod Kit?

The basic miniature comes assembled (or almost entirely assembled, in the case of the Dru) in a single piece, at the base price. The Mod Kit is an upgrade to a miniature that allows the swapping of different pieces when assembling the model. You need the base miniature in your pledge/pre-order to get the associate Mod Kit.

Last updated: February 05, 2018 11:24

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