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Assembling the Overlords Kraken

The Overlords range was built upon the pose-ability of resin tentacles. Applying heat (hot water or hair dryer) to our chosen resin material allows the item to be safely bent into new a shape, which it will hold once cooled. As such, a few straight tentacles can be bent into all sorts of dynamic poses and then be attached to the main body.

Here are the components for the Kraken:

Chucking all the tentacles into some hot water, they can be retrieved one at a time with tweezers and bent into a pose.

Hold the tentacle in place until it is cooled and it will keep the new pose (unless heated again). Repeat this for all tentacles.

Then with a little putty and super glue, the tentacles can be attached to the sockets on the body.

Grab yourself a Kraken.

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Scum & Smugglers metals will arrive soon

I was sent a few pictures from our caster, Hysterical Games, this week, showing the first spin of S&S characters. Since I’ve been negligent in posting on this blog, here’s a quick recap.

In January, KG ran a Kickstarter to put out a selection of character models for Stargrind under the project name of Scum & Smugglers. I like alliteration, so this has been a trend for project names.

The models were first mastered in resin (which you can buy soon too) and then put into metal moulds. Here’s the results of said process:


These models will soon be made available on the webstore, but only once I have allocated all required stock for the Kickstarter backers. I won’t ever make models avilable for sale before backers are first sent theirs for pledges.