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The Rook release info and future teaser

Post by Mikey Puff » Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:21 pm

My first toy "The Rook" will be released on October 5th at 11am at http://therook.bigcartel.com/

- It will retail for $80.
- The Rook stands 5.5 inches tall, made out of solid resin.
- Gloss Black with orange translucent center.
- Limited to 50 pieces.

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Re: The Rook release info

Post by frankthefish » Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:18 pm

Saw this on Spanky. Congrats on your first toy. Very solid looking piece for your first too!

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Post by Mikey Puff » Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:29 pm

Thank you!!
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Post by MusicMan02 » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:05 am

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I like this very much! Any plans for more colorways? (black and green, hint hint...)
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Re: The Rook release info

Post by Mikey Puff » Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:03 am

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Mikey Puff wrote: Image
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I like this very much! Any plans for more colorways? (black and green, hint hint...)
Yes I actually have another test colorway.. It's the opposite translucent orange with a black core and it looks awesome. I will tease it later if you want. I was going to take a poll on other options as well.. I would also like to do 3 inchers to make them more affordable even sell them as a pair if you want a full chess board. But they are slow going in sales. Just a few more sales and I could do another colorway.. Since I'm new I'm not getting the exposure of some of the bigger artist. But I understand and I'm ok with that. I do hope they catch on though, I'm very happy you like the piece.
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Re: The Rook release info

Post by Mikey Puff » Tue Oct 13, 2015 7:25 pm

here is the teaser i promised. i wish i can keep these going. i have other designs, colors and sizes planned. Its going to be work getting some support but im hopeful. :D

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Post by mikashroom » Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:03 pm

Dude, that is impressive! Very fresh.
Please help me find THESE

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Post by Mikey Puff » Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:08 pm

mikashroom wrote:Dude, that is impressive! Very fresh.
thank you :D
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Post by MusicMan02 » Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:12 pm

Yeah, I love these! I'm sorry I can't support you; I don't have much budget for toys these days, and my collection is limited to black and green pieces. The smaller size/price tag is intriguing as well.

Keep up the awesome work!
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Re: The Rook release info and future teaser

Post by darika09 » Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:51 pm

Wow, you grabbed my attention with the OG Rook, but that reverse colorway, with the orange on the outside...that one has me salivating!

I definitely would like to see your take on the entire chessboard.

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Re: The Rook release info and future teaser

Post by Mikey Puff » Thu Oct 15, 2015 8:19 pm

darika09 wrote:Wow, you grabbed my attention with the OG Rook, but that reverse colorway, with the orange on the outside...that one has me salivating!

I definitely would like to see your take on the entire chessboard.

Keep up the great work!
thank you! As of right now i have the bishop and pawns designs finalized and working on the 3d models of them. im still working on the other pieces which i have plenty of time to do.

i have to say i do like the orange alot its more striking than the black due to its transparency and how it reflects light. i hope these guys work out, im so close to hitting the mark to follow through with the orange ones. just need a little bit more of a following.
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Post by MusicMan02 » Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:11 pm

An entire chess board with black/orange (in place of the usual black/white) would be awesome!
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Re: The Rook release info and future teaser

Post by darika09 » Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:29 am

Mikey Puff wrote:
darika09 wrote:Wow, you grabbed my attention with the OG Rook, but that reverse colorway, with the orange on the outside...that one has me salivating!

I definitely would like to see your take on the entire chessboard.

Keep up the great work!
thank you! As of right now i have the bishop and pawns designs finalized and working on the 3d models of them. im still working on the other pieces which i have plenty of time to do.

i have to say i do like the orange alot its more striking than the black due to its transparency and how it reflects light. i hope these guys work out, im so close to hitting the mark to follow through with the orange ones. just need a little bit more of a following.
It's a fairly safe bet that I'll be buying the orange version.

I could totally see maybe a few different color ways mixed in as "chases".
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Post by DarthAsterisk » Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:02 am

These are beautiful! Especially that orange one with the black center. It looks oddly..delicious? :) As others have said, I would also be interested in a smaller version of this. Looking forward to your designs of the other chess pieces :D

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Post by Yardarm51 » Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:10 pm

Love these guys! The black and orange combinations are fantastic. There are some toys out there with that combo but not too many so these really stand out. Oh, if I had the finances... I would love to have a set of these guys!
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Re: The Rook release info and future teaser

Post by Mikey Puff » Sun Oct 18, 2015 8:08 pm

i truly appreciate the kind words and happy people are really enjoying the way the piece looks. Pass it on! i really wanna get started on these orange and mini ones. the pawn and bishop are almost done and i will be teasing those soon as well. :partyman:
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Post by Mikey Puff » Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:33 pm

here are some renders of what im doing in the near future. cant afford to make these bad boys yet but you have no idea how much i want to.

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Post by IgorVentura » Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:33 pm

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Post by MusicMan02 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:46 pm

IgorVentura wrote:Dope!
What this guy said! But seriously, that Bishop is f_cking awesome. The Pawn is sweet too. And if Igor likes your work, you know you're on to something good... :partyman:
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Post by MusicMan02 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 8:18 pm

I just gave you a quick plug on my IG, I hope you don't mind. We have almost the same number of followers, so I don't know how much exposure it'll actually give you, but I really want to see your ideas take hold! :D
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Post by Mikey Puff » Wed Oct 28, 2015 8:20 pm

MusicMan02 wrote:I just gave you a quick plug on my IG, I hope you don't mind. We have almost the same number of followers, so I don't know how much exposure it'll actually give you, but I really want to see your ideas take hold! :D
I don't mind at all!! Thank you so much!! I'm happy you guys like these. I can't wait to get these in your hands as well!!
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Post by darika09 » Thu Oct 29, 2015 4:33 am

Seriously...you just gave me bishop-itis. How many rooks need to be sold to get this gravy train to the next station?
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Re: The Rook release info and future teaser

Post by Mikey Puff » Thu Oct 29, 2015 7:44 am

darika09 wrote:Seriously...you just gave me bishop-itis. How many rooks need to be sold to get this gravy train to the next station?
A few more lol.. But I do need some help deciding what to do next. I wanted to do the orange rooks along with 3 inchers next then the bishop and pawns after. What do you guys think?
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