Impact Miniatures LTD
Miniature wargaming miniature manufacturer
Incorporation in Indiana, United States of America
Tom Anders (President)Chris Adkerson (Head of Marketing)Ramsay McPherson (Honorary)Gavin Sutton (UK Honorary)
Impact! Miniatures was a company started in April 2006 by members of the Blood Bowl online community with the aim of producing figures suitable for use with Fantasy Football games such as Elfball, Blood Bowl, Street Brawl, Street Bowl and Deathball.
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Impact! Miniatures was started by gamers to bring products to the market that the Fantasy Football gaming community was requesting but could not get from the larger miniature companies that dominated this market. The company opened for business in the UK on April 24, 2006 and officially opened a branch in the USA on June 1, 2007. Impact! brings a mix of miniatures that they felt were missing from games from full 28 mm figures to conversion sprues to help gamers make better custom pieces. Impact! also aims to help the community by giving an easy outlet for amateur sculptors to have their work cast or for tournament organizers to have their own custom giveaways inexpensively created.
Impact! Miniatures began when Ewan McKerracher sculpted a figure to represent star player Icepelt Hammerblow for the game Blood Bowl for his own personal use. As Ewan posted images of this figure on the TalkBloodBowl Forums, the forum posters encouraged him to try to have it cast in white metal. Instead of just contracting to have the figure cast Ewan decided to start a new fantasy football miniatures company with the Ice Troll as its flagship figure. The discussion to form Impact! Miniatures in the UK started on November 23, 2005. Seven partners were members of these starting discussions to form the company. The company underwent a series of growing pains getting started and by the first anniversary of the company (April 24, 2007), the company now had only 3 partners, was finishing the paperwork for dual incorporated in both the UK and the USA, and McKerracher had stepped down as partner, president, and company sculptor to spend more time with his fam