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Have you read Aeryn Rudel’s novel Acts of War: Flashpoint? This exciting novel sets the stage for a new era in the Iron Kingdoms and goes hand-in-hand with the new editions of WARMACHINE and HORDES.


Acts of War I: Flashpoint Now Available!

Acts of War I: Flashpoint by Aeryn Rudel is now available. This exciting first book in the Iron Kingdoms Chronicles follows the release of new editions of the WARMACHINE and HORDES games and makes for an excellent entry point into a world of steam power and sorcery. Author Aeryn Rudel has some unique insights into his new book and what makes it a great way to get started in the lands of the Iron Kingdoms...

Primecast Episode 34

Episode 34 is live!

With Lock & Load GameFest 2016 behind us, join our hosts Will Hungerford, Organized Play Developer ,and Executive Director Will Shick as they discuss the highlights of the show. Writing Manager Matt Goetz and Senior Writer/Continuity Lead Doug Seacat dig deep into the biological workings of dragons and blight. Convention Manager JR Godwin discusses plans and surprises for the convention season, and Studio Painter Dallas Kemp waxes poetic on Iron Painter and pain-hooks.

SIX Interview with Miles Holmes

On August 10th*, Skull Island eXpeditions takes its first foray into original fiction with the millennia-spanning pulp adventure Tales of the Invisible Hand by Miles Holmes. We spoke with Miles about his upcoming novel and his inspirations for the book’s themes of alternate history and ancient civilizations.

WARMACHINE Gameplay Tutorial

WARMACHINE is a fast-paced and aggressive 32 mm tabletop miniatures battle game set in the steam-powered fantasy world of the Iron Kingdoms. Take control of an elite soldier-sorcerer called a warcaster and his mighty warjacks--massive steam-powered automatons--as you battle to destroy the enemy warcaster.

Matt Wilson Interview on Upcoming SIX Fiction

1. Since its launch three years ago, Skull Island eXpeditions has primarily been a vehicle for Iron Kingdoms fiction, but that’s about to change in a big way. Tells us a bit about the new direction for Skull Island eXpeditions and the reasoning behind it.

War Room
War Room 2 is the official utility app released for the new editions of WARMACHINE and HORDES. The app puts an extensive library of WARMACHINE and HORDES stat cards in the palm of players’ hands and gives them access to a wealth of features intended to facilitate faster and easier gameplay. In addition, users will receive regular news and rules updates from Privateer Press straight to their mobile devices.
Rules for WARMACHINE and HORDES Now Available!

You've been anxiously waiting for it for months, and now it's here:

The rules for the new editions of WARMACHINE and HORDES are now available for FREE download! Just follow the links to get your hot little hands on the newest editions of Prime and Primal:

Righteous Realness: Cosplay at Lock & Load

Before I fill you in on the Lock & Load GameFest 2016 cosplay contest I emceed, let me note: my introductory WARMACHINE joke was killer. Never mind the groans from the audience, the warning headshake from my alleged moral support friend, or the stony silence that followed the punchline. It was still a mike-drop moment. And never mind that my name is “Mike.”

Privateer Press Celebrates New Edition Milestones at Lock & Load GameFest 2016


Contact: Sherry Yeary, President, Privateer Press, [email protected], 425-643-5900

Privateer Press Celebrates New Edition Milestones at Lock & Load GameFest 2016

Nearly a thousand attendees turned out at the Privateer Press event Lock & Load GameFest 2016 this past weekend for three days of gaming and the worldwide prerelease of the new editions of the company’s WARMACHINE and HORDES tabletop miniatures games.

Full Steam

Welcome to the new battlefields of WARMACHINE and HORDES! Whether you are a veteran player who has been assassinating warcasters and warlocks for over a decade, or you’re a fresh face to the Iron Kingdoms, this is your chance to start your experience with the new edition off with a bang, a boom, and a crunch!

This event coincides with the release of the new edition of WARMACHINE: Prime and HORDES: Primal and gives players a chance to win prizes over the course of the day in a casual, tournament-style event.

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