Australia/New Zealand Update
The ship is en route to Sydney as we speak, and we anticipate the goods being to our distribution warehouse by mid-August.
This estimate is based on ship location and... Read more
As some of you have already experienced, shipping is in full swing for backer rewards. A number of good questions have come up since shipping began, and we’ve... Read more
Fulfillment begins Monday!
All components are in, and fulfillment shipping begins Monday! EU/UK deliveries via DHL should begin around the middle of the month through our partner overseas. We'll send out... Read more
Last Call on Missing/Incomplete Surveys
Super short and sweet update today:
The ship with the remaining components should make landfall tomorrow!
Once they're in our warehouse we'll do another update and get some... Read more
Games are completed and are being picked up by the freight forwarder! Boat date is May 11th, and we should receive them in-house around the end of the... Read more
Production Under Way!
With the final proofs reviewed and approved, production of the remaining game components is ramped up and steaming along!
Wendy and Jessy got together during the review process... Read more
Our final production samples should be arriving this week or next, and with those in hand, we’ll be able to verify final quality checks on the remaining components. If everything... Read more
Short and sweet
We’re still awaiting final production timelines and shipping from our overseas partners to be finalized. Once we have concrete dates, we can start working on updated estimates on fulfillment shipping... Read more
Quick update and full rules!
Super quick production update
Our partners’ offices overseas are returning to full swing, and we hope to have an update on production times and fulfillment shipping soon!
Widower’s Wood Rules... Read more
Additional Production Proofs and Shipping Update
Widower’s Wood Proofs
More production proofs have arrived and gone through the review process. A lot goes into this review. All components need to be checked for accuracy, clarity, visual... Read more
Figures, Trays, and Materials Away!
The holidays were super busy. Between our review of proofs, the arrival of components, and other production tasks, our project manager Wendy and friends have been hard at work getting... Read more
Good news, German language backers!
To give you an extra incentive to return your survey quickly, those of you who backed at the Premium Level and complete the survey by November 28 at 3:00 p.m.... Read more
BackerKit Reminder and Status
Today we talk briefly (she’s very busy, as you can imagine) to Wendy, project manager for Widower’s Wood, about the Premium Edition Chest and its contents. ... Read more
BackerKit Pledge Manager Launches Tomorrow!
The time is upon us: the team at BackerKit has given the final thumbs-up on the pledge manager and surveys and is ready to start sending invitations to... Read more
Scenario Overview with William “Oz” Schoonover
Many of the components of Widower’s Wood, Dead Men Walking, and the stretch goals are complete or nearing completion. In this update, I’m going to give... Read more
"So much time, so little to do... strike that, reverse it!"
You may have had a chance to meet our newest project manager, Wendy, at Gen Con 2016, but for those that haven't, she's been helping knock down... Read more
Tired but Triumphant
While we were away...
Gen Con 2016 was a wonderful excursion for the Privateer Press Crew, and we loved *almost* every minute of it. You can check out... Read more
Lanyssa Feats and Abilities with Developer William "Oz" Schoonover
In part 2 of his development post for Lanyssa, William “Oz” Schoonover dives into her feats and abilities.
Lanyssa Feat and Ability Development
When making Lanyssa’s Feat and... Read more
Overview of Lanyssa Ryssyl with Developer William "Oz" Schoonover
For this week’s update, Oz shares a look at the last stretch goal hero, Lanyssa Ryssl.
As I’ve said before, when I sit down to make heroes for... Read more
Black River Irregulars Show and Tell
While we eagerly await production proofs and other items to move around the world, we wanted to take a moment to share some of the final versions of items... Read more
Crede and Jagger Ability and Feat Preview
Development Manager William "Oz" Schoonover returns to discuss building the Feats and Abilities for Crede and Jagger
Creating the character sheet for a new hero in the Iron Kingdoms Adventures... Read more
Crede and Jagger Preview With Development Manager William "Oz" Schoonover!
For this week’s update, we tapped Development Manager - William "Oz" Schoonover to show off the hero team Crede and Jagger.
Developing two heroes that work this closely... Read more
Widower's Wood Feats, Abilities, and Origins
This summer is shaping up to be a busy one here at Privateer Press HQ.
A significant number of staff members went straight from the craziness (and record-shattering... Read more
Lock & Load Widower's Wood Preview
We are in full swing with Lock & Load 2016, but wanted to drop in briefly to share some pictures of our prototypes we’re showing off at the show! ... Read more
Meeple Realty Trays Preview and off to Production!
We'd like to take a moment and apologize regarding the length of time between updates, we haven't done what we said we would and we are sorry for that. No... Read more
Collector's Edition Box Interiors Almost Done, & Some Game Dev Talk with Developer, William "Oz" Schoonover!
It’s been a pretty wild month here at Privateer as we’ve been working on both getting Widower’s Wood ready for press and the announcement of our all-new editions of WARMACHINE... Read more
Hello, backers! After the Kickstarter ended last Saturday we took a few hours to relax, drink a toast to all of our backers, and get a full night’s sleep. But... Read more
THANK YOU FOR FUNDING WIDOWER’S WOOD!
Over the last 32 days you’ve helped make Widower’s Wood a reality. Your support both in pledges and encouragement, and your tireless sharing on behalf of the project have paid... Read more
SWAMP HORROR UNLOCKED!!!
Wow! With just minutes to go we unlocked the Swamp Horror! This massive swampy cephalopod will now ravage Widower’s Wood, dragging untold heroes to a watery grave! We’re overwhelmed by the... Read more
3 SUPPLEMENTAL MISSIONS UNLOCKED! FINAL PUSH FOR THE SWAMP HORROR BEGINS!
Our second stretch goal of the day has been unlocked! These three new missions will supplement the main Widower’s Wood campaign and offer brand new and unusual scenarios. This means... Read more
HELP SHARE IN THE FINAL HOURS!
We’re in the final stretch, everyone! That means we need your help to get the word out and show the world just how much stuff we’ve unlocked. Kickstarter backers can... Read more
10 BLOWGUN BOG TROGS UNLOCKED! THE FINAL COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN!
What better way to start a Saturday than by welcoming 10 savage fishmen into our homes? Thanks to you, we’ve gained over $13,000 in new pledges since we shut down... Read more
BOSS GATORMAN BOKOR UNLOCKED!
Another stretch goal has been unlocked! The Boss Gatorman Bokor wields fell sorceries in addition to his powerful jaws. Bokors are frightening opponents under any circumstances, but the Boss is... Read more
$300K STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED! 6 TOMAHAWK GATORMEN ENTER THE SWAMP!
The Tomahawk Gatormen have been unlocked!
We’re really feeling the momentum now as stretch goal after stretch goal is unlocked. This was a big one, at $300k, and we’re very... Read more
WHY SHOULD GATORS HAVE ALL THE FUN?
In these last wild hours of the Widower’s Wood Kickstarter, we thought we could have a little fun with those goals ahead. There’s a lot of gator on the stretch... Read more
BOSS SMALL TATZYLWURM UNLOCKED!
It’s been almost no time at all since our last stretch goal, but here we are again, unlocking the Boss Small Tatzylwurm! Thanks to you, this vicious viper will slither... Read more
4 CLUB GATORMEN AND SUPPLEMENTAL MISSION UNLOCKED!
We are knocking down the goals today, first the Blackhide Wrastler social goal and now we’ve unlocked the $275k goal!
Four more Club Gatormen have arrived to bolster Rasheldonak’s... Read more
BLACKHIDE WRASTLER SOCIAL GOAL UNLOCKED!
The Blackhide Wrastler has joined the villains of Widower’s Wood thanks to your work! This muscly luchador of the swamp is going to make a fearsome opponent for your heroes!... Read more
SOCIAL GOAL PROGRESS AND THE MYSTERIOUS BACKGROUND OF VASKIS, THE KNOTKEEPER REVEALED!
The campaign is almost over, and we're giving you a chance to capture the biggest, burliest, BADDEST gatorman in the swamp! Can you unlock the enormous Blackhide Wrastler? With enough... Read more
Final Social Goal for the Final Week!
The final week of the campaign has begun and we’re ready to go out in a big way with our final social goal!
This is a big one, folks.... Read more
BOSS SWAMP GOBBER STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!
That’s right, we’ve reached over $262k in funding and that means the Boss Swamp Gobber will join the battle!
Armed to the teeth, this little guy is going to provide... Read more
NEW LUXURY WORMWOOD REWARD LEVEL
We are very pleased to announce a new and highly limited reward level in partnership with our friends at Wyrmwood Quality Gaming Supplies.
Limited to 10 individually numbered, Kickstarter exclusive... Read more
Widower's Wood and Game Design/Marketing AMA is live now!
Join Widower's Wood developer, William "Oz" Schoonover and Privateer Press Social Marketing Manager, Simon Berman right now on Reddit!
They'll be answering all of your questions about Widower’s Wood, Iron... Read more
NEW STRETCH GOAL REVEALED AND AMA TOMORROW!
Now that we’ve unlocked the four small tatzylwurms we thought we’d tease you with another stretch goal waiting to be unlocked. Nestled between the 2 Gatormen Bokors at $325k and... Read more
$250K STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!
Thanks to your support in pledges and sharing the Widower’s Wood Kickstarter Campaign we are excited to unlock the latest stretch goal!
This means that all reward levels will now... Read more
Widower's Wood Watch It Played is Live on Twitch now!
We are streaming live gameplay of Widower's Wood right now on Privateer’s Twitch Channel! Our friends from Gamerati are joining us to play through the first scenario with developer William... Read more
Widower’s Wood live on Twitch at 4 PM PST!
This is just a quick update to remind everyone that we will be streaming live gameplay today at 4 PM PST on Privateer’s Twitch Channel! Our friends from Gamerati are... Read more
WRASTLER VS BLACKHIDE RESULTS AND MORE NEWS!
Our latest Twitter poll has ended and the results are in. The winner, by just 8%, is the Blackhide Wrastler who will become our $350k Stretch Goal!
This was a... Read more
BOSS SPEAR BOG TROG AND FERALGEISTS JOINS THE BATTLE!
We’re pleased to announce that our latest stretch goal has been met and the Boss Spear Bog Trog will be included in the Deluxe and Premium Collector’s Edition reward levels!... Read more
ROUND 3 TWITTER BATTLE RESULTS!
The results are in for and once more, it’s a Gatorman victory by KO! In the Twitter Poll battle between 6 Spear Bog Trogs and 2 Gatormen Bokors, the Bokors... Read more
NEW SOCIAL GOAL: FERALGEISTS! FOOD OF THE GODS AND LOTS OF OTHER NEWS!
Well, it’s Monday again and that means we are back at full-steam on the campaign. The first and most exciting news is our latest Social Goal:
500 Shares of the... Read more
IRONBACK SPITTER UNLOCKED!
That’s right, the much anticipated Ironback Spitter has been unlocked and added to all Deluxe and Premium Collector’s Edition reward levels! She’s been one of the most highly anticipated models... Read more
TWITTER SOCIAL GOAL UNLOCKED! 4 SIDE QUEST CARDS FOR ALL REWARD LEVELS!
Wow! You RTed our latest social goal super fast! That means that all Widower’s Wood reward levels will include a set of 4 additional Side Quest cards that will present... Read more
NEW SOCIAL GOAL AND NEW TWITTER POLL!
The weekend is here but that doesn’t mean we’re taking it off. To start, we’re pleased to release our second Social Goal! This is a smaller one. With just 100... Read more
FERALGEISTS VS TOMAHAWK GATORMEN RESULTS ARE IN! AND THE WINNER IS…
For the second time in two days the raw strength and ferocity of the gatormen won out over their opponents. The final results, with 360 votes on Twitter,... Read more
ATTACK OF THE PURPLE PEOPLE EATERS! (NEW STRETCH GOALS ADDED!)
Greetings Widower’s Wood backers!
In our ongoing effort to make the Widower’s Wood Kickstarter everything it can be, we will be adding new stretch goals to the campaign!
Boss Monster... Read more
AND THE WINNER BY KO IS…
…CLUB GATORMEN! That’s right, our first Twitter poll has ended with a total of 271 votes breaking down to 22% for the Spear Bog Trogs and 78% for the Club Gatormen! In... Read more
SOCIAL GOAL REACHED! AUTUMN TILES UNLOCKED FOR ALL REWARD LEVELS!
The chill winds rattle the orange leaves from the trees in a reminder of how short life can be in Widower’s Wood…
You did it! Your sharing of this project... Read more
Privateer Press Calls Early Win for Gatormen! Swamp Gobbers leap forward! And more!
Good afternoon Widower’s Wood backers!
We here at Privateer Press are continuing to brainstorm different ways we can fine-tune this Kickstarter project and your input has been a great inspiration.... Read more
HALFWAY TO THE FIRST SOCIAL GOAL AND SOME INFORMATION FOR BACKERS!
[NOTE: there was an error in our previous Twitter poll requiring us to repost this. More information below]
Yesterday, we shared our first social goal to Facebook and we’re already... Read more
$200,000 REACHED AND OUR FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL MISSION ADDED!
We’re excited to announce that we’ve hit 200% funding and with it, a new supplemental mission will be added to all reward levels! This mission will add new challenges for... Read more
FIRST SOCIAL GOAL!
You asked and we’re delivering. We’re excited to announce the launch of our first Social Goal!
When this Facebook post reaches 500 Shares, all reward levels will gain a new... Read more
LANYSSA RYSSYL UNLOCKED AND FREE SHIPPING ON THE UNDERCITY IN THE PRIVATEER ONLINE STORE!
In just three days we’ve knocked out three stretch goals! Now that we’ve hit $175,000 the sorceress Lanyssa Ryssyl will join the heroes available in your games of Widower’s Wood.... Read more
SWAMP SHAMBLERS UNLOCKED!
We did it! We’ve reached $150,000 and unlocked 4 additional Swamp Shamblers for all reward levels!
Next up is Lanyssa Ryssyl at $175,000. Lanyssa is a Kickstarter exclusive and will... Read more
100 Facebook Shares reached and a sneak peek at the next stretch goal!
Well, you did it! The post was shared 100 times and it's time to share our $200,000 stretch goal!
The first supplemental mission for Widower's Wood, adding even more replayability... Read more
50 Shares achieved, Stretch goal 3 revealed, and one more to be revealed!
Wow! In no time at all you blew through the 50 Shares of our last post so here's what we promised.
At $175,000 Lanyssa Ryssyl will join the adventure!
Since... Read more
More Stretch Goals revealed...with your help!
We are just as eager to share our upcoming stretch goals as you are to see them! So, help us spread the word about Widower's Wood and in return we'll... Read more
STRETCH GOAL #2 AND GERMAN-LANGUAGE EDITION NEWS!
We’re only in our second day of the campaign, and we’ve already knocked down the first stretch goal. Thanks to you, Crede and Jagger will join the party of available... Read more
We here at Privateer HQ are just overwhelmed by the response to Widower’s Wood. Funding on Day 1, let alone within 10 hours, is thrilling for us and we are... Read more