The Internet has triggered a war over digital media files which has caused the media industry leaders to try a number of different ways to save their business model. All tabletop miniature game companies should watch this situation with close interest. As 3D printing technology becomes common place, we will have a choice to fight this futile battle ourselves. Instead of joining this losing war, Kalidasia Media Productions LLC has decided to experiment with new business models. As of today, all of the source 3D files for the Kalidasia Miniature line are available for sale at a price you name. Pay $0.00, $99.99, or a number of different values in between. I will leave that up to you.
Welcome to the future of tabletop gaming, and if you create some awesome warships from these files, then please share them with me.
Please note that the payment above is for saying ‘Thank You’ for the work I put into assembling these files and is completely optional. No physical goods of any kind are included with your purchase. Also, no warranty or support is provided with the files.
These files are released under a:
This means, you may download, modify, and create your own 3D prints from the models. However, if you do, you must give my company, Kalidasia Media Productions, LLC(http://ww.kalidasia.com), credit for the original model.
For example, this model by John Smith is based off the Surakari Frigate developed by Kalidasia Media Productions, LLC(http://ww.kalidasia.com)
Any models created from these files may not be sold and you must also release the model under the same type of creative commons license.
As for the files, they were created with the Free and Open source software Blender v2.49. Blender can be downloaded at http://www.blender.org/. As for creating 3D prints from these models, those details will depend on the service/machine that you use to create the 3D Prints. Blender can export models into a variety of formats, so please contact your printer for details on what they need. I really can’t help you with this step since there are so many different ways to create 3D Prints.
Shipping and Handling for United States Addresses for the Legends of Kalidasia Product Line is $6. This applies to all products managed by Kalidasia Media Productions. Shipping and Handling for Canada costs $16, while the shipping and handling costs for all other countries is $21. A 6% sales tax will applied to all orders being shipped to the State of Michigan. All products are shipped from the United States and the shipping costs do not cover local taxes and fees.
I would agree that the Tiger Shark is a beautiful machine, but why must efficiency be measured in how quickly we can kill each other?