Warmachine & Hordes is a wargame made by Privateer Press. Players form armies centred around a powerful and focused warcaster or a fearsome and furious warlock, wielding magic and controlling beasts of steel and flesh in their efforts to gain control of the Iron Kingdoms and the world of Immoren as a whole! We have some great content producers here, in all types of media, from some of the best players in the world. Enjoy!

I won an Iron Gauntlet…..Lets talk about Judgement!

Posted by on 9:23 pm

I recently took a trip to Cancon to play a couple of tournaments for Warmachine and had a pretty good run with the new tharn theme force and Una28. This isn’t an article about that. While we were at Cancon, the kickstarter for a new game launched: Judgement. I’ve been involved in the play test group for this game and I really like it, it’s got a great depth and it’s built beautifully for competitive play.1 I feel like it’s pretty hard for a game to convey those strengths during a kickstarter, so I thought I might try something. What I’ve written here is basically a competitive gameplay article for Judgement, as an example of the sorts of content I’d expect to see crop up as this game really takes off4. There’s a huge amount of tactical depth to each character and a bunch of complicating factors based on maps and warband composition, but I thought I’d have a go at a tactica for one specific character as an example. BEFORE YOU READ THIS, IF YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF JUDGEMENT BEFORE, THEN I SUGGEST YOU HAVE A LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING TO GET A BROAD IDEA OF THE GAME BEFOREHAND! Turns out I cant make links work. I have no idea why, I’ve just spent a very frustrating fifteen minutes trying and my wife is angry…so yeah. This article is written to be an example of a more advanced tactics piece, it will probably make little sense if you’ve never read the rules. You can check out the game rules at kickstarter (Google kickstarter judgement) Voracious gamer has a three article set up on learning judgement: Cassio is the character I decided to write about this time around2, not for any particularly good reason, though he was one of the meta-influencing characters in our playtest group, going from being never selected, to suddenly appearing in every warband, then back to a more normal distribution once we all worked out options for dealing with him. This article requires some knowledge of the game rules, but I’m not sure how much you really need to get the general gist and some of the value. I just wanted to give people a chance to see the game written about in a non-kickstarter fashion. The cards look pretty dense when viewed like this, they print nicely into a pretty standard card-size, fits in a protector as normal and you can write on them as most of us are used to with cards in Warmachine. Cassio has an above normal (for a human) Agility score, paired with an average melee attack and no alternate attacks (no magic or ranged weapon). He dishes out a slightly below par amount of damage for an aggressor, 2/3/4 is ok, but certainly not in the same range as Zhonjya or Rakkir. Cassio is identified as an aggressor, but in reality he functions as somewhere between aggressor and defender. This is because of his unusually high Agility score. Typically dwarves and minotaurs are agility 3, humans are 4 and elves are 5. Cassio is a martial artist with great personal balance which is reflected in his higher Agility and his special rule concerning knockdown. Cassio also brings great utility since his starting fate ability “Dragon Kick”...

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TDH60M – Ep. 66 – Tim Vs. Dynamic Updates

Posted by on 10:10 am

This week Tim Banky comes on to talk about dynamic updates and the recent model releases. We even remember to do the Lightning Round! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:23:40 — 191.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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The Storm Chamber – Episode 14: The Storm Division (Walks home, alone, in the cold)

Posted by on 12:05 am

In this episode of The Storm Chamber we discuss all things The Storm Division! (That’s a theme list. You know. A theme of which a list can be constructed.) Also, Marc walks home, alone, in the cold. Mighta been a bad date or a Moose attack, we don’t know, we’ll leave it up to you to decide. This episode is full of excellent opinions that manifest into facts when we say them. Also, it’s full of the crunching of snow as Marc walks home, alone, in the cold. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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TDH60M – Ep. 65 – Scott Vs. Team Tournaments

Posted by on 10:40 am

This week the Meese are joined by Scott Talarico of Party Foul fame to talk about Tournaments! Everything you need to know about formats and organizing your own. Also why you should be going to them even if you’re a casual player. There is even some discussion on how the first ever Moosecon went down. Spoiler: It was a lot of fun!! We also bring you the latest news from PP Headquarters and the ever popular lightning round. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:08:42 — 157.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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Countercharge ep9 Madrak1

Posted by on 9:58 am

Countercharge is a Warmachine/Hordes dojo & battle report podcast. The format of the shows will be two parts. Part one, we will explore a warcaster or warlock and build lists. Then in part two we will actually play those lists and see how well our ideas are on the table. The goal of the podcast is to provide more than just “theory-machine”. We are based out of Iowa City, Iowa and you can find pictures of our games on In this episode we challenge the popular opinion that Madrak1 is bad and we dive deep into the original unkillable warlock. Mike and I build two lists in part one and banter on theme forces and then in park two we go over two different battle reports. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:07:33 — 50.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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TDH60M – Ep. 64 – Dallas Vs. Your Paintbrush

Posted by on 9:38 am

This week the meese roll boxcars again as we manage to snag none other than PP Painter extraordinaire Mr. Dallas Kemp. Dallas joins us to talk about life as a painter at PP, work versus the hobby, how he got into the world of professional miniature painting and even tells us some tips and tricks to improve your painting game! Also join us for the latest news out of PP camp and the ever popular Lightning Round! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:09:00 — 157.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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TDH60M – Ep. 63 – Marc And Kassem Vs. Skorne

Posted by on 8:51 am

Another week, another new episode of This Deathclock has 60 Minutes! This week we are joined by Marc-Andre Leblanc and Kassem from Combo Smite to tell us all about that big Skorne errata that some of you may have heard about. We also delve into the new theme lists and find out if they’re worth building new lists for. As always we have the latest news from PP headquarters and the ever challenging Lightning Round.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:20:31 — 184.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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TDH60M – Ep. 62 – John Vs. Your Tokens

Posted by on 10:17 am

This week the meese managed to snag none other than Mr. Do… Mr. John DeMaris himself to participate in a frank and candid discussion about the world of accessories for WarmaHordes. Everything from tokens, precision measuring tools and maybe some stuff you didn’t even know existed. John also tells us how to live the dream of dumping your crappy job and making your passion for gaming a sustainable business with no risks whatsoever!!! Don’t forget, we bring you the latest news and the ever popular and completely original Lightning Round™. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:06:43 — 152.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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The Storm Chamber – Episode 12 Listener Questions

Posted by on 12:37 am

Episode 12 is all about you! It’s all about you and your submitted questions. We’ll answer these as well as we can and cover everything from how to keep Ragman alive to what the top five casters in Cygnar are. Next week: N3mo! You can always find the Storm Chamber on Facebook!     Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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TDH60M – Ep.61 – Kris Vs. Menoth

Posted by on 9:41 am

On this week’s cast we are joined by Menoth wizard and honorary 4th moosemachiner Mr. Kris Aubin to talk about all the new happenings in the world of Warmahordes (and there is a lot this week!) and then we go halberd deep into the Protectorate to figure out all the best and worst the faction has to offer. Also make sure you stick around for the Lightning Round Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:16:11 — 174.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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