the oldest kitbash kits.
I noticed some of the older kits have been removed. Would it be possible for the long time collectors that have 10+ kits to download these obsolete kits. I have 2 or 3 but I was recently looking for the building tops and didnt see them.. or maybe find a way to make them classics in a bargin bin price or something like that... who knows? I noticed some people asking about them.. unless these are going to be revisited and revised with the similar themes but more robust additions and features then that would be cool too...thank you!
yeah it's kinda sad and really doesnt make sense that they are completely gone from the site
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Retired Kits | Vehicles
Hello,I want to buy the assets called "kitbash3d-vehicles:supercars".But I cannot find this assets in your company website (https://kitbash3d.com/collections).So can you tell me where can I buy this asset?Are you not selling this property? If not, what are the reasons for not selling?
Thanks for reaching out!
The Tanks Kit is actually retired, so it’s no longer available for purchase, but if you’ve previously purchased it, you can still download and use it.
We made an intentional decision to retire specific Kits because they weren’t supported by our updated PBR workflow and simply weren’t up to the highest standard we hold our Kits to.
Thanks for this response!
Yes, I understand the internal decision--you've improved the product and want to make the line consistent. That makes sense.
That being said, I think it's still possible to create photo-real renders with the older kits, PBR materials or not. Plus, one of the great strengths of the kits has been the ability to apply your own materials using the very well thought out and labelled selection tags. So we can update/modify the models ourselves using whatever materials work best for our projects/renderer/concept--in my case reflection channel materials from C4D rendered with an HDRI dome. Having the underlying geometry plus selection tags still saves an enormous amount of time. With the older kits I could add VFX elements to my independent film that otherwise would take a long time to custom model.
Just FYI, I'm also interested in the Edo kit. Domo arigato for all the great products!!!
Steven Ibale: I really don't understand the decision tbh. They are called legacy kits for a reason. There's no point in removing them entirely - just put up a clear warning that they are retired and lower the price a bit. I'm very sure lots of people would be very interested in them and their models still.
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Thank you everyone for sharing your feedback on bringing back our retired Kits! We certainly hear you and are excited to see so much continued interest in Kits no longer available on our site. Stay tuned for further updates on this. :)
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Bring back old kits for free/discount
There are a number of small kits no longer available from KB3D - Drones, Supercars, Greebles etc. - and a couple of large ones, either because they didn't sell or were not updated to Kits 2.0.
This is a request for these kits to be re-released in their unrevised state, as free resources like Neo City, or perhaps between $50-$100 based on the number of kitbash objects.
Having a "Provided as-is" disclaimer on the downloads could be good,, pointing out that they're outdated/obsolete but "Should you still desire them, here they are" with the aforementioned note about how they're unsupported.
Whether for free for people with a Kit collection or with 'bargin bin pricing' I'd be all for it, since outdated or no some of the archaic Kits looked like they'd have fit right in with some projects I had in the past, and could still be worth using today.
There are some older kits I would definitely purchase at a discount. I can understand the feeling that "these older kits are not up to our standards so we don't want to vend them"--but if there were an option for them, I would be interested.
there was one in the past but it was retired unfortunately
hope they bring it back
google for the "Edo Japan" kit
chris.bauer286: +1 In hoping they return or renew these old Kits. I found out they had these when taking their recent survey and thought "Wow, some of these sounded good!" only to find they don't exist anymore. :(
sylxeria: Posted an idea for a fix for this here: would appreciate any support and thoughts