Press Releases

‘The Butcher of Khardov’ Nominated for Hugo Award

Privateer Press is pleased to announce that the Skull Island eXpeditions book The Warcaster Chronicles: The Butcher of Khardov, by Dan Wells, has been nominated for a Hugo Award for best novella of 2013. Presented annually since 1955, the Hugo Award is the most prestigious award for science fiction and fantasy fiction and considers works published across the globe. A complete list of 2014 Hugo Award nominees can be found at

Skull Island eXpeditions Coming Soon to Audible and iBooks and Available Now on NOOK!

BELLEVUE, WA, January 23, 2014 – Privateer Press is pleased to announce that Audible will soon be releasing a selection of audiobooks from Skull Island eXpeditions’ library of fiction based on the award-winning Iron Kingdoms setting.

Privateer Press Announces “Zombies Keep Out,” Releasing in April

BELLEVUE, WA, January 9, 2014 – Privateer Press announced Zombies Keep Out, a new cooperative board game for 1–6 players in which players are fearless goblin tinkerers holed up in their workshop, frantically constructing zany contraptions to repel endless waves of attacking zombies. The title will be available in hobby game stores everywhere this April.

Privateer Press and Q-workshop Announce Line of Premium Dice!

BELLEVUE, WA, March 13, 2013 – Privateer Press and Q-workshop proudly announced their partnership to create dice sets designed especially for WARMACHINE, HORDES, and the Iron Kingdoms Full Metal Fantasy Role Playing Game.

WARMACHINE dice sets will be available for preview on March 20, 2013 at the Gama Trade Show in Las Vegas and will be on sale shortly thereafter. Each faction-themed set of six premium six-sided dice includes five dice featuring faction colors and iconography and one WARMACHINE die designed for AOE deviation and damage location rolls.

Privateer Press Unveils Comic Con Exclusive

Bellevue, WA, July 1, 2010—Privateer Press is pleased to announce that in celebration of the Voltron: Defender of the Universe battle miniatures game it will be releasing a limited edition Mega Lo-Tron figure exclusively at San Diego Comic Con 2010 July 22 – 25, 2010.

The figure, an alternate form of the Lo-Tron figure that comes with the game, offers players a different option to use against the Voltron force. With the ability to deal even more damage to his enemies, Mega Lo-Tron will stop at nothing in his quest for galactic control!
The figure will retail for $14.99 and will be available from the Privateer Press both at SDCC while supplies last.

‘WARMACHINE: Prime Mk II’ Wins Top Honors at RPC

Bellevue, WA , April 30, 2010—Privateer Press’ WARMACHINE: Prime Mk II was voted best Table Top and Miniatures game product at RPC 2010 in Cologne, Germany April 18. With tens of thousands of fans in attendance over two days, the RPC is Germany’s pre-eminent fantasy gaming event. WARMACHINE: Prime Mk II was chosen in an open vote by attendees out of five finalists in the tabletop category.