DesktopHero 2.0 Beta

DesktopHero lets you create 3D-printable gaming miniatures with no 3D modeling experience.

Version 2.0 features new high-quality 3D assets, an upgraded user interface, and a service for ordering 3D printed miniatures.

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Beta Backer Pledges Now Open!

Early access to the beta site + early bird discounts for premium asset packs.

The following early-bird packages are available. (Same as offered in the Kickstarter but without the printed mini.)

Beta Access +
1 Premium Asset Pack

$25 USD

save $18 compared to release price

Backers at this level receive:

  • Instant access to beta site
  • Access to 1 premium asset pack on official release
    Options: Fantasy, Sci-fi, Modern

Beta Access +
2 Premium Asset Packs

$45 USD

save $23 compared to release price

Backers at this level receive:

  • Instant access to beta site
  • Access to 2 premium asset packs on official release
    Options: Fantasy, Sci-fi, Modern

Beta Access +
3 Premium Asset Packs

$60 USD

save $33 compared to release price

Backers at this level receive:

  • Instant access to beta site
  • Access to all 3 premium asset packs on official release
    Fantasy, Sci-fi and Modern

If you want to join in the beta but hold off on the asset packs, a beta-only package is also available:

Beta Access Only

$18 USD


Backers at this level receive:

  • Instant access to beta site

Frequently Asked Questions

Assets are individual 3D models that can be used in DesktopHero, such as a cloak or a helmet.

Each asset pack comes with:

  • 2 Character Bodies (Male/Female)
  • 10 Outfits
  • 15 Props/Handheld Items
  • 3 Backpack-type Wearables
  • 3 Headgear Assets
  • 2 Sets of Footwear
  • 1 Companion (Animal, Robot, etc.)
  • 3 Alternate Heads

The beta is constantly evolving. At the time of writing (June 18, 2019), it consists of:

  • 1 sample female character
  • 3 changeable outfits - one from the fantasy pack, one sci-fi, one modern
  • Adjust facial features and expression
  • Pose character by selecting and manipulating individual bones
  • Export character to .obj file
  • Equippable items

The curent projected release timeframe for public release is December 2019.

Yes, as long as the license for the model is not non-commercial, and you follow the license. Most assets under DesktopHero 1.0 are given under a Creative Commons license. Assets from DesktopHero 2.0 premium asset packs cannot currently be sold, but seller rights can be worked out on a case by case basis.

As a Kickstarter backer, you are eligible for any of the reward tiers offered in the Kickstarter (except the $1000 tier). You also receive a 3D printed miniature with any pledge of $45 or more, to be fulfilled at public release.

Select one of the above pledge options, or if you would like to pledge at the $75 Commission Your Own Asset tier, reach out to me directly at andrew@desktophero3d.com.

When you enter your payment details, make sure to use the same email address that is associated with your Kickstarter account, as it will be used to verify your Kickstarter backer status.


Additional questions? Contact andrew@desktophero3d.com.