GeekGirlCon

Privateer Press will be exhibiting at GeekGirlCon in Seattle, Washington, this October 10th and 11th!

As we’ve done before, we will be sponsoring a free “Paint & Take” event at the show, featuring Privateer Press miniatures along with Formula P3 paints and brushes. For the first time ever, we will be attending as vendors and exhibitors!

And in honor of our first time exhibiting at GeekGirlCon, we will have two new alternate chibi pins exclusive to the convention circuit, as well as our new Warjack-o-Lantern pin! Get them at our booth on Saturday and Sunday or via our online store from Friday, October 9th, through Monday, October 12th!

So, find us at booth (#200/201) for a chance to demo WARMACHINE and Zombies Keep Out, along with a selection of games, hobby supplies, and these brand-new pins for sale!

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LOGIN TO THE WES NOW! Random Rewards Are Coming!

LOGIN TO THE WES NOW! Random Rewards Are Coming!

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To further encourage the use of the WizKids Event System and improve the accuracy of store and player information, we will be starting a Random Rewards program. Each quarter, stores and players will be randomly selected to receive a special surprise from the WizKids Team. In order to be eligible, you must have an active WES account and meet the below criteria. Please make sure the email address and physical address connected to your WES account is up to date and that the account is logged into at least once a month.

Store Criteria:

    • Your address is correct

 

    • Your store hours are on your profile

 

    • Your store is registered to your country

 

    • You have logged into the WES at least once in the last month

 

Player Criteria:

    • Your contact info is up to date

 

    • You are signed up for the WizKids Newsletter

 

    • You have logged into the WES at least once in the last month

 

Random Rewards for the end of Q3 will be shipping soon so be sure to check the WizKids Event System and make sure your account information is up to date by Friday, October 9th. We appreciate your support of the WizKids Event System and your participation in our organized play initiatives.

* Random Rewards will be shipped to the address on file in the WizKids Event System and can’t be re-shipped if address information is incorrect in the WES.

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Web-Spinning and Dice Flinging – WizKids Unveils Marvel Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider-Man

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Hillside, NJ — September 30, 2015 – WizKids, maker of the popular Dice Masters series of tabletop dice-building games, is pleased to announce the newest game in the platform, featuring everyone’s favorite wall-crawler: Marvel’s Spider-Man! The new Marvel Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider­-Man collection will arrive in North American retail this November, and promises plenty of fun and awesome dice-building adventures for fans and collectors.

The Marvel Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider­-Man Starter Set features fan-favorite characters like Spider­-Man, Ghost Rider, Kingpin, and more! Marvel Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider­-Man also premieres the Sinister Six, Allies, Underdogs, and other exciting mechanics!

With game­play that supports two players in epic dice battles, Marvel Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider-­Man will let players build their own team of heroes or villains! The Marvel Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider-­Man Starter Set is perfect for the Dice Masters veteran or someone looking to jump into the game fresh!

Features:

    • 44 Custom Dice

 

    • 38 Cards

 

    • Two Dice Bags

 

    • Complete Dice Masters Core Rulebook

 

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Everything two players need to play Marvel Dice Masters!

For more information on Marvel Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider-Man, please visit – http://wizkids.com/dicemasters/marvel-dice-masters-the-amazing-spider-man/

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PPLA and OP Purchase Requirement Update

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Greetings Retailers,

WizKids is pleased to announce, effective immediately, the release of select Attack Wing Premium Figures and Reinforcement Booster Bricks from OP purchase requirements. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the D&D Attack Wing: Tyranny of Dragons and Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Dominion War Storyline Organized Play Events.

The ordering restrictions tied to the D&D Attack Wing: Premium Tiamat Figure (SKU: 71856), Dominion War OP Deep Space 9 (SKU: 71449), and the D&D Attack Wing: Storyline OP Booster Brick (SKU: 71785) have been lifted. Please contact your distributor today to place your orders for these premium figures and booster bricks while supplies last!

 

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We would like to thank everyone who participated in these storyline organized play events and were awarded the premium figures as the grand prizes for in-store play. We’ve had a lot of success driving players to stores to participate in exciting events with incredible prizes. We want to preserve the value of the shared experience the FLGS and FLCS are creating, and again we thank you all for your help in making that happen.

Best,

-The WizKids Team

For a comprehensive list of all products that have been removed from the PPLA please visit the WizKids Support page and click the link under the PPLA and OP Purchase Requirement Removals header.

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Primecast Episode 23

Episode 23 of the Privateer Press Primecast has arrived! Join co-hosts Simon Berman and Will Shick as they interview fellow staffers at Privateer HQ. Simon interviews Privateer’s new Social Media Coordinator, Valerie Herron, about about her role at HQ. Playtest Coordinator, Jack Coleman joins Primecast for the first time to talk about playtest for WARMACHINE and HORDES as well as Devastation in particular. Doug Seacat returns for his Seacat Speaks segment, with the first installment of a lengthy discussion on magic and spells in the Iron Kingdoms. Finally, WARMACHINE and HORDES Lead Developer, Jason Soles talks to Will about design philosophy, development, and HORDES: Devastation.

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Wizards of the Coast, Cryptozoic Entertainment and Hex Entertainment settle intellectual property infringement lawsuit

September 24, 2015 (Renton, WA) – Today Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and publisher of the strategy trading card game Magic: The Gathering®, and Cryptozoic Entertainment, LLC and Hex Entertainment, LLC, have resolved a litigation filed in May of last year claiming willful infringement of intellectual property rights arising from the digital trading card game, Hex: Shards of Fate®. The parties have entered into a settlement agreement and license with undisclosed terms.

Something Awesome This Way Comes!

Do you have pumpkin-carving talents to rival those of Lord Carver?

Can you see the Butcher’s face peering out at you from a ripened gourd? Then this is your time, because Privateer Press is hosting our first-ever Warjack-o-Lantern Contest!

To enter, carve your pumpkin with your best WARMACHINE, HORDES, or Iron Kingdoms-inspired concept, take a couple high-res photos, and send the files (.jpg or .png) of your finished jack-o-lantern to [email protected] with the subject line WARJACK-O-LANTERN!

The first 50 entries will receive a limited-edition Warjack-o-Lantern pin, available for purchase in our online store but free to you for entering early ($6.99 value!). This goes for both domestic and international—we’ve expanded beyond U.S. only as we announced in No Quarter #62. So, now the whole world is encouraged to carve those pumpkins!

All entries (domestic and international) are eligible to win one of three $50 (U.S. currency) shopping sprees in the Privateer Press Online Store, as voted on by the Privateer Press staff!

Limit one entry per person. Submissions must be received by October 26th, 2015. Entries must include name and mailing address.

We’re looking forward to your inspired carvings!

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HeroClix Pre-Release Program

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For the first time ever, players will have the ability to get their hands on the newest HeroClix set up to two weeks before official release by participating in events at their Friendly Local Game Store!

The first ever WizKids Pre-Release is almost here! We are excited to announce that leading up to the release of the DC HeroClix: Superman/Wonder Woman set, select stores around the world will be invited to join us in this exclusive HeroClix event. Selected stores will be notified in the upcoming weeks to schedule their events in the WizKids Event System. Each participating store will receive a limited number of DC HeroClix: Superman/Wonder Woman Booster Bricks to run Colossal Mayhem Tournaments!

The DC HeroClix: Superman/Wonder Woman Pre-Release events offer HeroClix fans a sneak peek at the new set, two weeks prior to the official release. This gives players the opportunity to come out and battle head-to-head with the new figures and possibly walk away with one of the six all-new Colossal figures!

Our goal is to bring more players into your stores and keep them coming back by offering a variety of Organized Play opportunities. The WizKids Event System was a tool created to help players find Friendly Local Game Stores, give stores a way to organize and promote their events, and encourage participation through achievements and rewards.

Thank you for your support and we look forward to the DC HeroClix: Superman/Wonder Woman Pre-Release!

– The WizKids Team

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DC Comics Dice Masters: War of Light – Available Now in North American Game Shops

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Hillside, NJ — September 16, 2015 – WizKids is pleased to announce the availability of DC Comics Dice Masters: War of Light, the galaxy-spanning edition of the popular Dice Masters tabletop dice-battling game. In the War of Light Dice Masters set, players can collect and battle with more than 30 heroes and villains, both old and new! This Dice Masters release includes fan-favorite characters such as Batman, Green Lantern, Sinestro, the Teen Titans, and the Lantern Corps. Players can also expand their DC Comics Dice Masters: War of Light collection with the new themed playmat, team box, collector’s box and foil packs, each sold separately.

The DC Dice Masters: War of Light Starter Set ($19.99 USD) includes:

    • 44 Custom Dice

 

    • 38 Cards

 

    • 2 Full Color Dice Bags

 

    • Complete Dice Masters Core Rulebook

 

    • Fully compatible with other Dice Masters products

 

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For additional information and images, please visit: http://wizkids.com/dicemasters/dc-comics-dice-masters-war-of-light/

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Marvel HeroClix: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. – French Translation

Esdevium, in co-operation with WizKids, is excited to offer a free French translation of the Marvel HeroClix: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. set in the form of print and play PDF files. This will be the first online offering of localized product files and we are looking into the possibility of more releases in the future. All translated materials can be found here.

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Don’t forget to pick up your Booster Bricks at your Friendly Local Game Store. If you prefer to use the translated cards in organized play, they will be tournament legal.

A translation of the 2014 HeroClix Rulebook will also be available, so keep an eye out!

We would like to make a special thank you to our translators François Verstraete, Valerian Waelput and Cédric Delobelle for producing this translation.

We’d love to hear what you think, so feel free to contact Victoria Kibbey with any feedback you may have (in French or English): [email protected]

We request that when sharing this translation, you link back to the Esdevium page. By using our link, you are helping us gather as much data as possible on the demand for a fully translated HeroClix set!


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