As promised the Rule book is ready to be previewed! Take a look and let us know what you think. This preview only includes the turn break-down, the entire... Read more
Oak & Iron Battle Video
Good Evening Friends!
Check out Oak & Iron in all its glory as Mike and I face-off in our latest gameplay video. This time, Mike is playing his Spaniards against... Read more
Highlight: More Ship Cards!
We wanted to show off the final drafts of our some of ship cards. These are a first look at the actual rules that these ships will be... Read more
Successful weekend of Oak & Iron
A quick thank you to everyone who came out to try Oak & Iron this past weekend at Adepticon. The show was a wild success and we received overwhelming positive... Read more
Development Update: New Sea Mat Art
We here at Firelock Games hope that everyone out there is doing well! Things have been moving along smoothly here. The Rule book is in its final phase of being... Read more
Highlight: Ship Cards Updated
A very good day to our sea-worthy friends around the world!
Work on Oak & Iron is moving along at a steady pace. Everything is at, or ahead, of schedule!... Read more
Development Update: The First-Rate Ship
For this week's update, we have a a preview of the much anticipated First-rate ship- Oak & Iron's Largest ship! Please enjoy the following images and let us... Read more
Highlight: Scenario Builder
Today we wanted to take a moment to outline Oak & Iron's scenario builder. Unless playing a specific scenario, this will be used before every game of Oak... Read more
Surveys Have Launched!
The pledge surveys have been sent out and the invitations should be in the inbox of the email associated with your Kickstarter account. We plan to have the... Read more
Pledge Survey Update
There have been some last-minute technical difficulties with the pledge survey. Rest assured that we are working hard to get these worked out. We are confident that we... Read more
Development Update: Large Squadron Ship Game
HAPPY NEW YEAR, EVERYONE!
For our development update today, Mike wrote about his latest large squadron game:
"In the last game of 2018, an large French squadron faced off against... Read more
Development Update: plegdge survey and late backers release date
The pledge manager will be ready to go and launched January 7th. All backer's can expect to have their survey invitations sent the email used to create... Read more
Thank you to all the backers who want to see Oak & Iron become a reality. We are so excited to see another one of our games come to life. ... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlock: Black Beard's Revenge
WE DID IT! Thanks to all of our friends and backers for helping spread the word. We have crossed the threshold into legendary pirate territory!
Edward "Black Beard" Teach's... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlock: land masses and fog
Land mass and fog bank terrain has been added to the Oak & Iron core box. Get ready to play out some cool fog of war and landing engagement scenarios... Read more
Highlight: 50pt battle video
Check out this 50 pt play test of Oak & Iron and let us know what you think below.
A quick reminder to everyone that... Read more
Highlight: Turn Tutorial!
Looks like Kickstarter Live bugged out and deleted our previous AMA. We have uploaded a new video explaining the turn break down of Oak & Iron. More videos... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlock: Sea Mat
A paper sea mat will now be included with each core box of Oak & Iron! The sea mat is based off of the beautiful terrain board featured in many... Read more
A more detailed look at a ship!
To highlight the detail in our models, we have 3D printed one of our ships at 180% of its normal size. Check out our Galleon in all of... Read more
3rd rate ship model add on!
We have had many requests to include an individual 3rd rate ship model that can be added to the pledges as the 3rd rate was the most common ship in... Read more
Ship Scale Reference
Here is an image to help you see the relative size of each ship (28mm Blood & Plunder figure also included for comparison).
Here are some more pictures.
Pictured from... Read more
FAQ is up!
We have updated our FAQ section with the most frequently asked questions. You can find the FAQ at this link :
Stay tuned for more updates!
Hello Everyone! This past Wednesday (November 22, 2018) marked the 300th anniversary of the death of the notorious pirate Edward “Blackbeard” Teach. As we knew our Kickstarter would be running... Read more
AMA Time Update
Our apologies for any confusion! The Oak & Iron demo with updated rules and Ask Me Anything session with game designer, Mike Tunez, will be TODAY, November 21,... Read more
Development Update: New Reviews
New reviews added to the page
We have just updated the page with two new rules reviews from our friends at Must Contain Minis and Three Men and... Read more
Highlight: The ships!
We wanted to take a moment to highlight the beautiful ships and sculpts featured in Oak & Iron. Final models will not be available for preview until Oak... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlock: Extra Initiative Cards
We are headed back to the design table to add 8 new initiative cards to the original 27, 1 for each faction and 3 general tactics to be used to... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlock: Sticker Flags
A sheet of sticker flags for each of the starting factions will now be included in every Oak & Iron: Core Box!
Use these flags to represent your nationality... Read more
Development Update: 3rd Rate Ship Render
Well met, sailors!
Just because we are running our campaign right now, does not mean we have stopped working Oak & Iron. We want to have this game completed and... Read more
We have had MANY backers express to us that they want to see the ships included in the Core Box be made available as fleet expansions. After spending... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlock: Punch Board Terrain
A sheet of punch out terrain with Islands and Shoals will now be included with each Oak & Iron: Core Box!
Battle it out over an island with the promised... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlock: Extra Captain Cards
First Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Every Oak & Iron: Core Box will now come with 5 additional captain cards: Jean Bart, Cornelis Tromp, George Monck, Andrés De Ochoa y Zarate, and... Read more
Oak & Iron will become a reality thanks to all of you who have come to show your support and demand within the first few hours of launch!
We are... Read more