Privateer Insider

In today’s Insider, I’ll be outlining the visual development of one of my favorite MiniCrate models, the Totem Huntress. This is a female version of the Totem Hunter and was assigned to Andrea Uderzo.

Good news, everyone: the Steamroller 2018 Community Integrated Development (CID) cycle starts next Monday, February 26, and runs for a full week until the following Monday! If you’re looking to test out some of the brand-new scenarios coming in SR2018, you’re going to want to head over to and check it all out.

Hi everybody! Concepting today’s subject broke a lot of personal records—it’s the biggest model I’d ever drawn, for example. She is, of course, the third incarnation of our favorite pirate queen: Skarre, Admiral of the Black Fleet.

With the inclusion of theme forces in No Quarter Prime, players now have manifold opportunities to expand on the different Factions and themes of the Iron Kingdoms. Many themes introduce new concepts to the world, which makes for fertile ground to develop content for the Iron Kingdoms Roleplaying Game.

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One of the bigger projects I’ve ever worked on began last year with the sculpting of Skarre, Admiral of the Black Fleet.

Hey, all! My name is Danny Samuels, and I’m the Hobby and Terrain Specialist here at Privateer Press. I am excited for the opportunity to work with such a great team and make cool stuff every day, and I thought I’d walk you through my process for converting one of my favorite models Privateer Press has ever produced. With no further ado, I give you…the Zombie Dracodile!

This March, the first narrative league of 2018 begins with Vengeful Deeds. Like last November’s Feast of the Fallen, this is a shared WARMACHINE & HORDES / Company of Iron league. In fact, there are a total of six narrative scenarios included in Vengeful Deeds, broken down into three linked sets. Each set includes a COI scenario to play first and then a WARMACHINE & HORDES scenario to play after, with changing rules based on the results of the COI game.

No Quarter Prime #3 hails the release of the newest No Quarter Game, Iron Sights! This one-v-one sniper duel is a tabletop experience unlike anything you’ve played before. If you like the idea of playing mind games with your opponent as you maneuver your snipers back and forth on a claustrophobic battlefield, trying to line up the perfect shot to take out the enemy, then you’ll want to check out Iron Sights.

Hi, everybody! My name is Nate Feyma, and I’m the Lead Concept Artist here at Privateer Press. It’s my pleasure to work with talented and awesome people from nearly every department in the company to turn words into pictures that can then be turned into models. I’ve been meaning to introduce myself for over a year now, but with a new faction coming up fast, there’s no time like the present!

This is it—the final 24 hours to preorder the Hearthgut Hooch Hauler and get your free Black Anchor hooch hugger (read: koozie) to keep your own hauls of hooch cool. Tuesday is your last day to preorder, so click here to get your reserved model and hooch hugger now!

And to wrap up this preorder, Studio Painter Brendan Roy walks us through some final thoughts on painting the Hooch Hauler with some retrospective photos to sweeten the experience!

Getting Swamped

The new Blindwater Congregation theme force article introduces a muck-filled bushel of new models for the gatormen of western Immoren—including Unleashed alumnus Longchops. Our boy from the Blackmarsh Valley made good, Ma!

Someone get the boudin outta the fridge, cuz we gonna celebrate! January is the first Blindwater release month, with a ton of swampy goodness hitting store shelves.

In this Insider, I’ll be discussing the concept creation for the MiniCrate-exclusive Bradigan Pitt. The basic concept is Bloody Bradigan imagined as a parody of the Tyler Durden character from the film Fight Club. The character has several iconic outfits, so I initially sketched up versions of the ones I liked from the beginning, middle, and end of the movie.

For this art Insider, I’ll be covering the visual development process of the Dracodile, Kwaak & Gub, and Croak Trapper three-in-one illustration by Nestor Ossandon that became the cover for No Quarter Prime 03.

Guest writer and terrain builder Tyson Koch shares a behind-the-scenes look at a couple of the amazing terrain pieces he has brought to the Las Vegas Open in the past and talks a bit about what to expect this year (January 26–28)!

Hey guys, Will Pagani here! The Hearthgut Hooch Hauler goes up for preorder from Black Anchor Heavy Industries today, and boy, is it a doozy! That model makes me wonder why I don’t have more Trollbloods in my personal collection. I suggest you give it a peek below, and see this amazing model for yourself.

For the first time this year, I find myself writing this Insider not from a plane, not from an airport, not from a hotel room or a convention hall. Amazingly, the convention season has officially quieted down.

Which means it is time to get super-hyped about 2018!

No Quarter Prime is making a name for itself for its robust lore offerings. But did you know about all of the great hobby content in No Quarter Prime? We regularly feature painting inspiration and guides as well as battlefield element and terrain builds, and No Quarter Prime 02 is no exception.

December has arrived, and for my house that means a nearly endless stream of Christmas-related movies will be playing during family TV time from now until the New Year. While there are a number of what people would consider classic Christmas movies—from the Rankin and Bass Claymation classics Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, to that tale of parental negligence and incompetent burglary at its finest, Home Alone—for me my favorite Christmas movie is the same as my youngest son’s. It’s the story of the vilest, slimiest, heart-three-sizes-too-small hater of Whos, How the Grinch Stole Christmas.