Our terrain is perfect for miniature games like Dungeons and Dragons. It is cast in rock-hard polystone and it comes completely hand-painted right out of the box. The pieces are incredibly durable, and they will last a lifetime of gaming fun. The detailing in the sculpting and painting is amazing! The scale is 25-28mm with each square equaling one inch.
Our warehouse will be closed during the last week of July and the first week of August. Any orders that come after end of the week will likely be delayed by 2 weeks.
Several customers already have mailed me. Yes - I will be getting new stock. Three sets should come on Thursday
Catacomb I - this set will be back. I should have enough stock - so you don't need to worry
DoE Wicked Addition - This has taken me 3 years - but I have finally some sets
SciFi Starter Set - I never had any SciFi sets in the past. But I know a few customers have asked me in the past
There is a good chance if you order by Friday that we manage to get orders out before closure of the warehouse. This will be pretty close - but we will try our best. Unfortunately sometimes we are not in full control of timing.
SciFi Set where / picture problems
I tried to add it and it is hidden between the Classic Dungeon Sets. I started with a clone from the Room Set but could not change the thumpnail so far. Instead of pulling it I will leave it there until trying again tonight
KS 3 sets
I get asked from time to time if I will have the KS3 sets. The last Kickstarter had A LOT of different sets. I can't afford this time around to buy X sets of each set and stock everything. But don't worry - we found a solution. Later this summer we will do a pre-order. You can order whatever you like and I ensure I will get it for you once KS3 is delivered.
If you can't make up your mind - I plan to stock some basic sets (actually these are sets with a slightly different configuration as the kickstarter) and I will also stock some sewer sets.
Some personal changes
I've always done DF EU in my 'free hours' - but I will be accepting a new job from 1st September onwards and will go back to full time. You shouldn't notice a difference as European customers - but there will be changes to non-EU customers.
Shipping outside Europe
A common question I got via the contact me page was - do you ship outside Europe. The answer is yes - but I never advertised it a lot as I didn't wanted to step on DF US toes. Shipping overseas is complex and costs can vary a lot - we are talking shipping costs that could be £50 or £200 for the same items. I tried to shop around, give advice how to minimize it, often used a knife to create a horrid looking but cost saving (smaller) box.
A lot of the motivation for this was that I had lived too long on the other side and know how it hurts when shipping cost seems to outstrip the cost for the items. But this is something I won't be able to do from September onwards. But this doesn't mean you can't order any longer from me if you are outside Europe.
But there will be a few changes. Shipping will be from the warehouse. This was not possible in the past as the warehouse isn't open all day and the courier I tended to use will drop by when it pleases him. To compromise I have arranged with the warehouse a once monthly shipping. Lets say at the middle of the month. This means he has to stay only once a month all day.
It will make my life a lot easier as well. I don't have all stock at my home. I often lack the right sized box. I will keep shipping for another month - bu from then onwards it will be handled by the warehouse which is already handling all the European shipping. But it is unlikely that you will be able to check out from the shipping cart. The reason is that I likely still have to look up shipping cost - but also that I have to take of the European VAT. The new store sorftware should be able to handle that - but I haven't tried it yet. In addition my current 'shipping weights' are for resin sets to Europe and I use a fake weight to ensure we actually get everything into a box.
Unfortunately this doesn't work for US (and other countries) as I need a true weight and as 200g difference sometimes can mean A LOT difference in shipping price.
So how do you order from September onwards:
Send me a message via Contact us with the following information
A list of all items you want and how many
I will then pass this on to the warehouse - get a size/weight for your box and invoice you. Your order will then go out at the middle of each month. So please give us a few extra days ahead or you might have to wait for a month.
Cavern Kickstarter sets available for Christmas orders
If you have taken part in the second Dwarvenforge Kickstarter, then you should have got by now your sets (or at least they are close). The cavern kickstarter has been a great success - and in case you missed something - you can still order in time to get it for Christmas.
All cavern sets and add-ons are uploaded. Go to the product page and Dwavenite Caverns to find them all.
Dungeon Passages - pictures are ready and I need to add them to the store. This should be later tonight (19:00 GMT as I write this). You will find these sets in the Dwavenite Dungeon area.
Lizardmen and newts - they will follow in the miniature section once the passages are uploaded
How long can you order?
The warehouse will close after the 19th and stay closed for 2 weeks until the next year. So please take care to order until the 18th to get it shipped before Christmas. Keep in mind that packets can take longer around Christmas time - so don't leave it to the last minute if you need it below the tree.
Miniaturicum in Germany should also have the sets on order ahead of Christmas. Check them out if you are a German customer.
KS backers who need replacements will get priotity shipping ahead of all other customers.
If you buy 2 or more cavern sets or 3 or more add-ons then I will reward this with a voucher. For the second cavern set and each additional set earn a £10 voucher. For the 3 add-on pack and each additional pack earn a £5 voucher.
I will send these out after the orders. These are individualized vouchers. Please drop me a message if you don't get yours in time.
Ahead warning: Some of the resin sets will increase in price from January onwards. Buying sets going out of stock is more costly. This will not apply to all sets and will not apply to dwarvenite sets. This will be the very first increase in price since I started this store.
The long wait is finally over. Catacomb 2 is now available. And Stefan once again has surpassed himself. The catacomb 2 set is the ideal addition to the existing catacomb set. But it also works on it's own as I tested out at PaizoCon UK.
Ordering: We take orders now but please be aware that the warehouse is closed in the week 25th to 30th of August due to holidays. Some sets might go out ahead of the holiday, but please be patient if we don't manage.
Pre-orders: We are keeping stock back for everyone who mailed me or who posted online. So take your time.
Stefan did listen to customer feedback. We now have large 4*4 inch tiles which are ideal for larger rooms. They work well with the new 4 inch long lighted walls.
A 4*4 inch large fountain can be used as the center-piece of a tomb. A new door protects the room from intruders. 4 square corners allow to form rooms or can be used with the existing catacomb set.
Several different inserts round up the options.
We also have new stock of Wicked Additions I and II, the Fantasy Floor Sets and Catacomb I. We never ran out of Fantasy Floors and Catacomb I - but we have been close. If you have been waiting for Wicked Additions to come back - they are in stock now and can be ordered immediately.
Thanks for all the custom over the last year. I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The warehouse is now closed and will open again on the 6th of January. The last order went out today just half an hour after coming in.
I will be answering e-mails and questions - but please allow me the odd day off-line. If you are really lucky I might have everything in stock and might send it out. But no guarantees - so check if you are unable to wait.
You might also try Guildhall Games www.guildhallgames.co.uk/ in Dover. You might even meet me there. Unfortunately the webpage is currently down - so best go to the Facebook pages www.facebook.com/GuildhallGames. Tracey has done a great display and nothing beats to see and touch everything before buying. Just ask ahead if you need something specific as her stock is limited.
And we also have news for our Skandinavian customers. If you want to save on shipping cost then try http://shop.fow.dk/ - I don't understand Danish but please try them out.
Yesterday has been great - I've been glued to the screen and was answering a lot of questions for the DwarvenForge Kickstarter. The internet was abuzz with chat about it - fantastic.
But in all of this I didn't update the pages here. So it's well overdue.
Lets start with the less interesting pieces of news.
I still experience occasional problems with shoppers unable to place items into the shopping cart. This is FRUSTRATING for me as I haven't been able to fix it. Drop me a message if this happens and I will send a direct invoice via PayPal.
This leads to the next part - I will be gone on holiday for 2 weeks - starting March 28th and back on the 13th of April. The warehouse is still open for shipping - but I'm not able to reply / sort stuff out unless my wife gives me leave to log in.
Special offer for the Kickstarter: Use the code 'kickstarter' while the Kickstarter runs and get off 3% from the items you buy.
And yes - DF reached $150K in the first 24 hours (and still a few hours to go). I will get all the sets after the Kickstarter here for sale in Europe. But please go and support them now if you like.
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