FAQ: Beasts of the Mesozoic: Ceratopsian Series Action Figures
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How do I 'Add-on' items to a pledge tier when there's no option to select these items?

You will need to select a pledge tier and then increase that amount according to the listed ‘add-on’ price for each item. Keep in mind that shipping is included with the Add on price. Only after the campaign ends successfully will you then be emailed a BackerKit survey where you will then be able to use the additional pledge credit to select the items you want. Your pledge can be adjusted at anytime during the campaign.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:19

I want the Ezra Tucker print and action figures as well. What do I do?

Pledge at the Ezra Tucker print tier level first, and then use the add-on method (see above) for additional items.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:45

When will I be charged for my pledge?

Only after the campaign has concluded successfully will pledge payments be collected. This will allow you to adjust your pledge throughout the campaign as needed during the 30-day period as more items are potentially unlocked.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:32

The only figure I want is a stretch goal- why should I pledge early?

Early pledges are essential for unlocking stretch goals. Once the item you seek is unlocked, you many change your reward selection.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:32

Will there be more 'All-In' discount options?

Yes there will be several, but many will depend on how many stretch goals are reached. As more open, new tiers will be created. You may switch tiers at any point during the campaign.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:32

Are the pin and post card included with the 'All-in' tiers?

The ‘All-in’ pledge tiers are only for the action figures, however additional items can be added on.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:32

Will you be selling these figures after the Kickstarter is over?

Yes, they will be available for pre-order during the production stage via BackerKit for a discounted price. The remaining stock will then be available at the retail price on creative-beast.com once the items are in-stock. However, the Kickstarter campaign offers the lowest pricing options.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:32

Will you be releasing unpainted, customizable Ceratopsian action figures, like the Build-a- Raptor sets?

Due to the larger size and more diverse bodies in the Ceratopsian Series, there are no current plans to release them in this format, but it could be a possibility later on for the smaller body type.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:32

Why do the Beasts of the Mesozoic series follow only one dinosaur family at a time? Why not release a variety of dinosaurs at once?

For the development process, focusing on one dinosaur family not only helps when creating the figures in terms of understanding their overall physiology, but it also offers more opportunities for part sharing which helps keep production costs down and ultimately allows for more species to be released. As a bonus, more obscure species receive the action figure treatment, often for the first time.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:32

You say these are ‘scientifically accurate’, what research was done to support this claim?

I personally would never claim to be an expert of dinosaurs, but I am an aspiring student of the subject, and I’m fortunate to do this project at a time when paleo resources are so accessible. For example, the work of trusted paleontology experts such as Greg Paul,Scott Hartman, and Mark Whitton are public in both print and digital form and I’ve been following these artists for years and often reference their work during my process. In addition, when I began this project, I consulted paleontologist Micheal Ryan, known for his work on Ceratopsian specimens, about this project specifically. And also, working directly with artists well studied in paleo art such as Jake Baardse, RJ Palmer, and Raul Ramos, has been a tremendous help to this project as well. And if that isn’t enough, I’ve also grown a community of dinosaur-enthusiasts, some of which work in the paleontology field, that have helped with timely feedback on several occasions. Outside of this, the found specimen data for each species is often easily accessible via the internet. Paleontology information has never been as abundant as it is today.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:34

Will you be making ( insert animal name here)?

Currently the only other series planned is Tyrannosaurs which will follow Ceratopsians once funded. However, I do have interest in creating many other dinosaurs and prehistoric animals in the future, but it will all depend on the longevity of the Beasts of the Mesozoic brand.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 07:32

Do the figures have articulated jaws?

Yes they all do.

Last updated: September 18, 2019 19:20

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