• Copper and Bronze! Fear the Robo-Minion!

  • SCUBA-DUBA-DOO!

  • Oo! Oo! Oo! They want to be like you!

  • Oi, Sunshine! Shut it!

  • In that outfit, Lancelot Cray knew that Kitty Stroker wasn't hiding anything.

  • Solomon had to be careful or one of those Femdroids would have his eye out.

  • Darius enjoyed the Lotus position - especially at 200 M.P.H.

  • The lunchtime rush at the S.H.I.V.A. canteen was a nightmare.

  • Dr Landau impressed the other eggheads with his new cordless TV remote.

  • "'Allo, 'Allo, 'Allo! What's going on 'ere then?"

  • The only thing more expensive than jet fuel was the Daredevils' dry cleaning bill.

  • Sinbad confronted Al'Kadar before the wizard had had a chance to dry his hands!

  • Ratzi and LeBrock investigate

Price changes

Crooked Dice will be VAT registered from 01 August. On the one hand, that’s good news as it’s a signal the company is growing and things are going well. The downside is that for the first time in ten years there will be some adjustments to figure pricing.

We always tried to supply quality, reasonably priced specialist miniatures and that aim won’t change. And after a review and lots of wailing and gnashing of teeth, I think that on the whole, products are priced about right. However, there are a few historic pricing anomalies that I am going to standardise – and a few of the larger packs will be going up.

The changes are not radical – in fact you’ll notice that some pack prices don’t change at all. There will be a few exceptions, but in general, these will be the new prices:

  • All Accessories (heads, weapon sprues) – £2
  • All single figures – £4
  • All packs of TWO figures – £8
  • All packs of THREE figures – £10
  • All packs of FOUR UNIT figures – £12
  • All packs of FOUR PERSONALITY figures – £15
  • All packs of FIVE UNIT figures – £15
  • All Starter Casts packs (8 figures) – £20

Increases will start to take to take effect over the next couple of weeks. With over 300 products in the catalogue it will take a while to manually change everything!

As a way of softening the blow, any orders from now until the end of July will receive a FREE random figure with any order over £10.

Resin will be reviewed separately as it’s less consistent than the lead.

I hope this won’t put you off supporting Crooked and buying our lovely toys and I’ll thank you in advance for your patience as I work through all the admin.

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Your Favourite Deputies

New releases out today- a set of Lawmen with Shotguns. These come with heads on the tab but also take the existing city cop, Sheriff Posse and Security Guard head sprues.

We also have a new vehicle avail be – the buzzing Dragonfly VTOL – a vehicle suitable for modern and new future gaming.

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Kickstarter Pledge Manager Open

Thanks to everyone who already completed their pledges. I know a few folks were waiting until payday, so everyone still gets a chance to choose their goodies if they missed the Kickstarter. Just check out the link in the post below for all the details of how to pick up our new range of folk horror miniatures.

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Kickstarter ends at 8PM tonight!

The long and winding road to Winterly is almost over. The response to the Children of the Fields Kickstarter has been phenomenal and you’ve unlocked more goodies than I had hoped for!

So why not sit back with a nice cup of tea and have a browse through the pledges and add ons.

Make sure you’ve got exactly what you want and, if you are feeling a bit fruity, maybe treat yourself to another pack – or go big with a Manor Born Pledge! Lady Winterly will be very pleased…

Read the latest update here.

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KS: May Queens Unlocked

We’ve unlocked another stretch goal in our Children of the Fields Kickstarter

The May Queens are now available to be added to pledges for £12 – or free to all ‘Manor Born’ pledges. We’ll keep you updated on progress of the sculpts in the next couple of weeks.

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I’ve also updated the goal levels for the next three stretches. Hopefully we can build on the cracking start to the campaign and work toward these over the weekend.

Traditionally Kickstarters go a bit quiet mid-campaign, so this is where we need your help to share posts, tell all your friends and generally make a nuisance of yourself frothing to strangers about Crooked Dice!

If we do really well, then I’ll share the next stretch goals images… who wants to see a Hobby Horse and Strawbear… or maybe even Lady Winterly riding her driftwood steed?

But meanwhile, we have the the Brood to unlock at £13k. Sculpted by Iain Colwell and painted here for display by Simon Bradley. Go get ‘em!

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Children of the Fields: Kickstarter Update

Thank you! 24 hours in and with your help we were funded in 18 minutes, and are already well on the way to unlocking four of the stretch goals!

If you want to join the campaign, or simply find out more, then check out our Kickstarter page.

STRETCH GOALS UNLOCKED
The first stretch goal unlocked was a print version of the Children of the Fields Programme Guide. It’s 40 pages of background, profiles, tactics, episodes and some stunning photography by Kev Dallimore – just add £7 to your pledge.

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The second stretch goal was the Murder of Crows. Eight flapping and pecking little bleeders to do the Crow King’s bidding. Just add £6 to your pledge to get them.

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The Husks have now been unlocked too. These are the shambling, dusty corpses of Winterly’s long dead. They are raised from the earth by the diabolical Black Goat as a final insult to the residents of Winterly, and a reminder that there is still a tithe to pay him – even in death…

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So just add £12 to your pledges to get five of these ancient zombies and help unlock the next stretch goal. It’s a big one at £8000 with the towering Strawman!

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EXPLAINING ADD ONS
All the campaign stretch goals are Add-Ons, which work out cheaper than the final retail price. So simply add the value to your pledge and we will figure out what items you want in the pledge manager when the campaign ends.

This stretch and all the rest are free in the ‘To the Manor Born’ Pledge. I’ve shown some of the stretch goals, but there are more to come if things go mad (about 20 more figures in total), so pledging big gets you a hefty discount, plus also helps nudge the total to unlock more stuff.

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It lives! Children of the Fields Kickstarter now live!

Our first Kickstarter campaign is live! We hope to fund a new folk horror cast with 20+ models in the core pledges. Plus there’s a new Programme Guide, profile cards and some new Arcana cards to work with the diabolic magicks of the strange inhabitants of the village of Winterly. Check them all out over on the Kickstarter site.

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There are a number of pledge levels to suit your budget plus an Add-On option where you can pledge a £1 and just pick out the sets you like. We hope the campaign will be successful and unlock the funds to produce lots more models. If all stretch goals are unlocked then we have over twenty more available to put into production. So help us spread the word and tell all your gamers, mini painters and collectors that the Crow King is on the march…

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May Day! We’re coming to Kickstarter!

On 1st May, we’ll be launching our first Kickstarter campaign!

It will run for two weeks and aims to fund the production of over 20 miniatures and a new PDF Programme Guide and deck of profile cards for a folk horror cast – the Children of the Fields!

If the campaign is successful it will unlock even more miniatures including two large resin creatures. But we need your help, so help spread the word, and froth manically about Crooked Dice to anyone who will listen!

So stayed tuned to Facebook and the Kickstarter platform for more news… and meanwhile warn all your fiends that the Crow King is on the march…

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Get your motor running…

All three Post-Apocalyptic Buggies are now available in the Crooked Dice webstore! There are three variants: rear engine, gun-bug and open front. Its a resin kit with pewter roll cage and random driver for £20 each.

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New releases and Salute pre-orders

New Releases

New in the webstore are Heroes 5, a Shark, three Creeper Hounds and three classic Aliens from TARV models.

We also have lots of new sci-fi inspired terrain – from executive desks and tables, a giant globe and a range of retro and signature chairs. And finally there are some new trade goods – perfect for fantasy and historical settings.

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Salute 2018 Preorders

Salute is less than a month away – so I’ve added the annual dedicated page to the website.

This gives you all the info on where we are, the games we are running… and all the the new goodies you can pre-order! These are all available now, but for those who wish to pick these up at the show, just write COLLECT AT SALUTE in the notes fields when you check out. I will refund any shipping costs straight away.

Finally, if you simply prefer to collect and pay on the day – then no problem! Simply email me at mail@crooked-dice.co.uk with all the details of your order.