This Kickstarter project does not need a lengthy introduction nor an in depth explanation. A photo should suffice to make every tabletop gamer in the world want to sign up and support it, the only question left is how come it has taken so long for someone to come up with a service such as the one offered by the Hero Forge project, for 3D printing strategy gaming miniatures.
Apparently a lot of people agree with me because the first time I looked at this project it was at less than 30% of its $95,000 goal and by the time I finished writing this article, roughly two days later, it surpassed it by 30%. Which also means they unlocked new content offers: Additional Races and Mounted Minis. The next goal, the Sci-Fi Genre Addition at $150,000, will likely have been surpassed by the time you are reading this. We will just have to see what they invent when they get past half a million, as there are over three weeks left to go.
The idea is simple: to use an online video game-like character editor tool to make 3D printable miniatures for tabletop strategy games. As I mentioned before, an image should be more than enough to get the idea about how much more detailed, personalized and unique the 3D printed miniatures can be, especially if compared with the limited (by the numbers as well as by the industrial and technological means) variety of moulded characters.gamer in the world want to sign up and support it, the only question left is how come it has taken so long for someone to come up with a service such as the one offered by the Hero Forge project, for 3D printing strategy gaming miniatures. … (Read more)