PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION
SACREMENTO, CA – Secret Weapon Miniatures (Secret Weapon) regrets to announce that the Tablescapes Tiles product line is currently limited to stock-on-hand.
Secret Weapon owns the tools (i.e., molds) to manufacture Tablescapes Tiles. The tools, however, are currently held by Wargames Factory (WGF), the former manufacturer of Tablescapes Tiles. WGF refuses to release the tools back to Secret Weapon despite numerous attempts to resolve an overbilling issue with WGF. Notwithstanding a written agreement between Secret Weapon and WGF that specified the manufacturing costs, WGF overcharged Secret Weapon for the manufacturing of the tiles that resulted in a 50% increase in cost-per-shot, going back back to the original Kickstarter release.
Despite the written agreement, WGF has demanded additional payments to release Secret Weapon’s tools, despite the fact the tools are fully paid for and wholly owned by Secret Weapon.
Further, Secret Weapon agreed to pay the disputed overbilling, under protest, if these funds were put into an escrow account, and were only released when it was confirmed that the tools were in usable condition.
WGF has refused to comply with this offer, and multiple settlement offers, for the return of Secret Weapon’s tools.
As a result, Secret Weapon is actively working to recover the tools from WGF and renew production elsewhere.
Secret Weapon has engaged attorneys (solicitors) in the United States, Hong Kong, and mainland China to pursue legal action against WGF to recover the tools and costs related thereto.
If there is no resolution with WGF, Secret Weapon will use a global crowdfunding platform to relaunch the Tablescapes Tiles product line.
Secret Weapon Miniatures thanks all of its fans and customers for their support at this time.
Please Note: Tablescapes Tiles should not be confused with the 2016 Tablescapes Dungeons campaign now featured on Kickstarter. WGF has no involvement in the Dungeons product line, and will not be involved in this, or future, projects.
Work in Progress on one of the new Lord of Corruption models. Rust effects by Secret Weapon Miniatures.
Not a wash… am I doing this right?
We saw a tremendous surge in participation this year as we climbed to 46 players. And, based on the feedback and enthusiasm we’ve already received from players we are shooting for over 60 Kings of War players next year.
We set a new record for our charity fundraising as well. We raised $2,365 for charity this year, which exceeds our record from last year of $1,690. Most of the money we raised this year was earmarked for a local food shelf in which we work with a local nonprofit organization to turn every $1 donated into $10 worth of food. So, we raised approximately $20,000 worth of food for local needy families. The rest was given to the Children’s Miracle Network.
We couldn’t have done that without your generous support of our event.
From those families and all of us who enjoyed participating in the Lady of the Lake GT we truly thank you.
Here’s a video of our event:
We hope you choose to sponsor us again next year!