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ultravanillasmurf

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Happy New Year
« on: January 27, 2017, 04:34:04 PM »
Looking forward to what you create this year.

Rubicon Models

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Re: Happy New Year
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2017, 04:35:20 PM »


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Re: Happy New Year
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2017, 08:57:17 PM »
I must admit, as a new convert to Rubicon, I am curious to know a little more about Rubicon Models.

Do these New Year wishes mean that Rubicon is a Chinese company? Or that you manufacture in China?

Somebody told me that Rubicon was run by Europeans (Germans?) but the design studio is in Hong Kong? Is that true? Just interested to know a bit more about the company's set-up...  :)

Apologies if this has been explained elsewhere - I did look, but couldn't find anything about it...

Perhaps it's a secret  8) ;)

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Re: Happy New Year
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2017, 11:04:34 PM »
I must admit, as a new convert to Rubicon, I am curious to know a little more about Rubicon Models.
Do these New Year wishes mean that Rubicon is a Chinese company? Or that you manufacture in China?
Somebody told me that Rubicon was run by Europeans (Germans?) but the design studio is in Hong Kong? Is that true? Just interested to know a bit more about the company's set-up...  :)
Apologies if this has been explained elsewhere - I did look, but couldn't find anything about it...
Perhaps it's a secret  8) ;)

Rubicon Models is a small digital design studio setup about 2 years ago with first releases in late Oct 2014; before that, we are a design studio using traditional tools under a different name.

The founders are a handful of Chinese guys from Hong Kong who are veteran modellers as well as tabletop gamers who are not so happy with the product quality of gaming pieces at the time.  These 3rd party products are overpriced, really bad quality control, with no decals or assembly instructions.  Hence Rubicon Models was setup to show the world what value-priced gaming kits should be like!  Since then, we have to say, other manufacturers had followed suit to produce better products because of our involvement in the industry.

We have less than 10 staff (started from 4) and use digital equipment exclusively to design our products in Hong Kong, then manufactured in China.  We hold no secrets!  ;)

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Re: Happy New Year
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2017, 12:22:25 AM »
Rubicon's founder has a long history of supporting wargaming here in HK :)

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Re: Happy New Year
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2017, 02:48:55 AM »
Great. Thank you for the information. Good to know  :)