Create Your Minis Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Production of Highly Customized 3D Printed Figurines

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Delving into the world of imagination and creativity with figurines is a wonderful respite from the real world. While we are accustomed to having an assortment of different characters and figurines to be ablogole to choose from in a retail situation, being able to build and customize detailed miniatures is an entirely new arena, allowing the user to enter and explore the imaginary world they would like to create for themselves, with the opportunity to tweak and refine in 3D design.

With Create Your Minis, you are able to design a figurine’s features, clothes, stance, and weapons. With a multitude of options, including prosthetics to be attached for a great variety of weapons, the building of the miniature is an entertaining exercise in itself.

Create Your Minis puts the imagination first, and they make creating characters a lot of fun, offering a much more entertaining way to do it with 3D design and delivery of a 3D printed character. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign that is doing very well so far, with hopes of raising $33,000 in Canadian dollars by January 15, 2015.

The company encourages you to go to their website and check out the process involved in making your own miniature. The miniatures are 3D printed at a size of 28 mm, allowing you to choose:detail

  • Male or female
  • Features
  • Clothing
  • Weaponry
  • Equipment
  • Stance, and weapon position

What makes these figurines very unique is the level of detail the user is able to add to the weapons, like symbols for shields, armor, shoulder pads, and more. Once you choose all of your options and complete the miniature from top to bottom, you can submit the fully-formed design and check it out for further refinement, save it, or order it. With so many different options to choose from, you can create a whole population — or a complete army — of characters. It doesn’t take a very large pledge to receive a whole world full of the 3D printed miniatures in a variety of stances, dress, and choice of weaponry.

figurinesCreate Your Minis is still in beta testing as they look for as much feedback as possible from users, as well as suggestions on options that might be enjoyed in creating the figurines. With the funds from the Kickstarter campaign, they hope to:

  • Purchase 3D printers
  • Attain better servers
  • Complete production
  • Add new features and elements

Rewards consist of great deals on the 3D printed figurines. For example, if you pledge $35 CAD, you receive five miniatures. If you pledge as much as $350, you receive fifty miniatures. Create Your Minis plans to start production by March of 2015 with delivery of products from pledges by May.

Are you a collector of figurines? Will you be submitting a pledge for the Create Your Minis Kickstarter Campaign? Tell us about it in the Create Your Minis forum thread over at 3DPB.com.

Hanon Drop Dead Daisy

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