I imagine if you merged LEGO, magnets and gaming accessories together, you’d end up with a system that was a joy to play with. That probably explains why Babble Tree Production’s Terragon Terrain is doing so well on Kickstarter.
The new company, with its first Kickstarter project, asked for $10,000 to turn their rare earth magnetic hexagons into a commercial product and with weeks still on the clock they have nearly $50,000 in the bank. You can check out progress on the campaign page.
Terragon’s let you build up a three-dimensional battle map for war games or tabletop RPG skirmishes. It’s also possible to get little magnetic terrain pieces to add even more detail to the builds.
There’s a scene in that Kickstarter in which a whole landscape of Terragons is swept off the table. I was able to ask Corey Newton about that; just how long did it take to build?
The answer? If you’ve two people helping then, a 1,000 tile setup takes about 10 to 15 minutes.
I think that’s pretty swift.
The terragons also seem pretty robust as Battle Tree is providing a one million game magnetism warranty in which they’ll replace any tiles that lose their magnetism. Is that even possible?
A single pack contains 25 titles in one colour and to get that via Kickstarter you’ll need to pledge $20. Shipping is limited to certain countries though, given the bulky nation of the order.
It gets cheaper to back higher and get more. It’s $38 for two packs and $70 for four. You can go, as some backers have, all the way up to $500 for 40 packs and 5 scatter cards.
If you’re quick, you can grab one of the few remaining slots in the limited edition M.E.S.S. Starter pack. That’s also $550 but won’t be made again and includes the one-off “humungous magnetic ‘tree of life’ sized piece of scatter terrain.
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