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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #30 on: 04 July 2024, 08:28:10 »
There's an awful lot of 'Mechs to do first.
One of the virtues of the fan funding pipeline is democracy of the wallet. If someone comes with cash in hand, it has a chance to go in tbe queue.

I, for one, can't wait to see what extremely rare, era-locked designs we might get from a renewed Fan Funding, while dozens of broadly usable 'Mechs/Vees/BA/Aero/others wither on the vine.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #31 on: 04 July 2024, 08:38:54 »
Is it possible IWM can handle a larger release schedule to accommodate fan funding?

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #32 on: 04 July 2024, 11:45:14 »
I, for one, can't wait to see what extremely rare, era-locked designs we might get from a renewed Fan Funding, while dozens of broadly usable 'Mechs/Vees/BA/Aero/others wither on the vine.

It's a day ending in 'y' so I'm gonna remind everyone about the VP-1 Viper.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #33 on: 04 July 2024, 12:12:19 »
It better vipe the vindows too.

It's a day ending in 'y' so I'm gonna remind everyone about the VP-1 Viper.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #34 on: 04 July 2024, 14:39:04 »
Do that and I will start checking on cost on my end to determine the total need.

It's gonna take me a long, LONG time to set aside any real amount of cash, so don't feel rushed!
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #35 on: 05 July 2024, 01:25:28 »
I, for one, can't wait to see what extremely rare, era-locked designs we might get from a renewed Fan Funding, while dozens of broadly usable 'Mechs/Vees/BA/Aero/others wither on the vine.

I hear you, bro. It's a balance I trust IWM to manage - Fan Funding has been on hold for a while, during which time we have been getting more 'Mechs, mainly.

And I just want to throw some kudos at IWM - planning some Black Friday purchases (hey, gotta start saving). And out of a list of 44 'Mechs on Early or Late Republic lists for the Capellans, Lyrans, and Davions that a) I don't already have, and b) look interesting (game statistics less important), IWM currently stocks 42 of the 44 as individual minis, with 1 (the Cadaver) available in a 4-pack, and only 1 (the Ursa) not available. That is pretty impressive! Thanks, IWM!

(While still wanting more vees & BA, thanks!  :smilie_happy_clapping: )
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #36 on: 05 July 2024, 01:42:49 »
Any word on Gencon specials?

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #37 on: 05 July 2024, 15:46:56 »
Is it possible IWM can handle a larger release schedule to accommodate fan funding?

Fan Funding does help, especially since many of the costs that go into models has gone up in recent years.

It's a day ending in 'y' so I'm gonna remind everyone about the VP-1 Viper.

I need to check on that one if it has 3D assets to help the process out.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #38 on: 05 July 2024, 16:01:35 »
If you opened a request up, it'll be funded for sure.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #39 on: 06 July 2024, 07:23:13 »
Any word on the Iron Cheetah and Rime Otter? :)

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #40 on: 11 July 2024, 09:58:13 »
Any word on the Iron Cheetah and Rime Otter? :)

Yes, Iron Cheetah is in the process of being made available to IWM. Hoping to have in a release soon.

Rime Otter, I need to check on that one again.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #41 on: 11 July 2024, 10:27:25 »
Yes, Iron Cheetah is in the process of being made available to IWM. Hoping to have in a release soon.

Yay!

Just doing the Prime or are you planning any variants?
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #42 on: 11 July 2024, 11:09:28 »
Yes, Iron Cheetah is in the process of being made available to IWM. Hoping to have in a release soon.

Rime Otter, I need to check on that one again.

Woohoo!  <3

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #43 on: 11 July 2024, 16:00:40 »
Anything new for Gencon?

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #44 on: 11 July 2024, 17:36:59 »
Iron Cheetah is exciting news!

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #45 on: 11 July 2024, 18:03:25 »
Yay for being a new unit!
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #46 on: 11 July 2024, 19:11:13 »
Well, I'm sad that no one will commission me for an Iron Cheetah anymore...  :grin: But I'm so happy to finally get a canon model.  Can't wait to put it together.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #47 on: 11 July 2024, 19:28:30 »
It's a day ending in 'y' so I'm gonna remind everyone about the VP-1 Viper.

I fully support this idea.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #48 on: 11 July 2024, 20:27:37 »
Any word on the Night Gyr D sculpt?
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #49 on: 11 July 2024, 21:57:28 »
I fully support this idea.

Somebody's going to make the damn Viper.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #50 on: 12 July 2024, 00:48:19 »
Pokes money at screen ...
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #51 on: 12 July 2024, 17:47:22 »
Pokes money at screen ...

I can get behind another sculpt.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #52 on: 13 July 2024, 22:12:59 »
I don't know if anyone saw, but IWM announced on their Twitter the releases for GenCon:

Phoenix Hawk 1/3K
Regent A
Savage Wolf Prime/A

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #53 on: 13 July 2024, 22:47:12 »
Dang.  I'm going to need a bunch of those Phoenix Hawks.

I don't know if anyone saw, but IWM announced on their Twitter the releases for GenCon:

Phoenix Hawk 1/3K
Regent A
Savage Wolf Prime/A

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 3: the Search for Speck
« Reply #54 on: Today at 00:57:06 »
I don't know if anyone saw, but IWM announced on their Twitter the releases for GenCon:

Phoenix Hawk 1/3K
Regent A
Savage Wolf Prime/A

The A is my least favorite Regent variant, but the P-Hawk and Savage Wolf are nice.
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