Privateer Press Events at Gen Con this year are shaping up to be the best ever. Iron Arena will be back with a few tweaks and promises the same fun and amazing prizes it did last year. Our tournament scene is so jam packed with WARMACHINE/HORDES and Monsterpocalypse action, you may never leave the event area.

Gen Con events registration opens on May 1st and they are sure to fill fast!

Thursday, Aug 4th

Rite of Passage

Warmachine/Hordes Tournament

10:00 AM: Registration begins (Qualifier – 128 players max)

  • Format:
    • 50 PT SR2011 tournament
    • SR 2011 Appendix Rules: 2 Lists Required, Model/Unit Characters Restricted, Divide and Conquer, 5 Round Event, Accelerated Time Limits
  • Prizes:
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes
    • Rite of Passage drawing: Prize drawing every round for players using the standard and epic version of the same warcaster character.
    • Fully Painted drawing: Prize drawing at the end of the event for players that used at least one fully painted army list.
    • Best Painted Battler Award: Best painted Battle Engine or Battlegroup (consisting of 4 models minimum) selected by PP staff judge.
  • Qualification - Top 4 individual players after 5 rounds qualify for the WM/Hordes Masters on Sunday.
  • Iron Arena - Players that complete the tournament will earn the Rite of Passage veteran title (12 Skulls)

GENCON – SMASH!

Monsterpocalypse Tournament

10:00 AM: Registration begins. (Qualifier – 16 players max)

  • Format - Single monster constructed, 2 lists allowed from the same Agenda, 5 minute timed turns
  • Prizes - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes
  • Qualification - Top 4 players qualified for Monsterpocalypse Championship tournament on Saturday.
  • Iron Arena - Players that complete the tournament will earn the SMASH! veteran title (10 Skulls)

Iron Arena

Privateer Press Event

11:00 AM - Until end of GenCon: Open registration. (Casual – unlimited)

  • Format – Step into the Iron Arena and experience casual gaming that rewards you for playing your favorite Privateer Press products against new friends from all over the globe. The more games you play, the more Skulls you earn. Turn in your GenCon event ticket at PP Organized Play HQ to sign up. Show us your Skulls to claim awesome prizes!
  • Prizes – Too many to describe here!

How to Train Your Monster

Monsterpocalypse Event

10:00 AM – 6:00PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A two (2) player introductory game of Monsterpocalypse. Followed by a full game once both players have learned the rules. Prove that you are the best monster handler and take home the glory!
  • Prizes – TBD
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Monster Trainer veteran title (2 Skulls)

Enter the DestructoDome!

GRIND

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A two (2) player introductory game of Grind. Followed by a single period game once both players have learned the rules. Do you have the mettle to become master of the arena? Prove it and take home a XGL SteamJack Gold Cards Set!
  • Prizes – XGL SteamJack Gold Cards Set to the winner of the intro game of Grind!
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Grind veteran title (2 Skulls)

Intro to Conveyor Chaos

Scrappers

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A four (4) player demo game of Scrappers! Followed by a full game once everyone has learned the rules. Prove that you are the best Bodger and take home the Golden Gobber!
  • Prizes – Golden Gobber trophy to the winner of the full game of Scrappers!
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Scrappers veteran title (2 Skulls)

Triple Threat

Warmachine/Hordes Tournament

10:00 PM: Registration begins. (Qualifier – 64 players max)

  • Format:
    • 35 PT SR2011 tournament
    • SR 2011 Appendix Rules: 3 Lists Required, Warcaster/Warlock Characters Restricted, Model/Unit Characters Restricted, Divide and Conquer, 4 Round Event, Accelerated Time Limits
  • Prizes:
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes
    • Triple Threat drawing: Prize drawing at the end of the event for all players that completed the event and lost 3 or more games.
    • Fully Painted drawing: Prize drawing at the end of the event for players that used at least one fully painted army list.
    • Best Painted Battler Award: Best painted Battle Engine or Battlegroup (consisting of 4 models minimum) selected by PP staff judge.
  • Qualification - Top 4 individual players after 4 rounds qualify for the WM/Hordes Masters on Sunday.
  • Iron Arena:
    • Madness Challenges will be issued each round. Tempt fate each round to earn piles of Skulls (Once per round 4 Skulls will be awarded to the 1st player to complete a TO specified task in their match)
    • Players that complete the tournament will earn the Triple Threat veteran title (12 Skulls)

Friday, Aug 5th

Hardcore

Warmachine/Hordes Tournament

9:00 AM: Registration begins. (Qualifier – 128 players max)

  • Format:
    • 50 PT SR2011 tournament
    • SR 2011 Appendix Rules: 1 List Required, 5 Round Event, Hardcore Time Limits, Hardcore Painting Required, Scenario: Killbox, Assassination Scoring
  • Prizes:
    • Mage Hunter (Fastest 'Caster Kill), Executioner (Most Opponent Army Points Destroyed) and Master Craftsman (Best Painted Army) medals awarded after the completion of round 5.
    • Vanquisher (Best Overall Record) medal decided by two more rounds of play among top 4 players on Saturday at 1:00 PM.
  • Qualification - Top 4 individual players after 5 rounds qualify for the WM/Hordes Masters on Sunday.
  • Iron Arena - Players that complete the tournament will earn the Hardcore veteran title (14 Skulls)

GENCON – RAMPAGE!

Monsterpocalypse Tournament

10:00 AM: Registration begins. (Qualifier – 16 players max)

  • Format – Double monster constructed, 2 lists allowed from the same Agenda, 7 minute timed turns
  • Prizes – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes
  • Qualification – Top 4 players qualified for Monsterpocalypse Championship tournament on Saturday
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the tournament will earn the RAMPAGE! veteran title (10 Skulls)

How to Train Your Monster

Monsterpocalypse Event

10:00 AM – 6:00PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A two (2) player introductory game of Monsterpocalypse. Followed by a full game once both players have learned the rules. Prove that you are the best monster handler and take home the glory!
  • Prizes – TBD
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Monster Trainer veteran title (2 Skulls)

Enter the DestructoDome!

GRIND

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A two (2) player introductory game of Grind. Followed by a single period game once both players have learned the rules. Do you have the mettle to become master of the arena? Prove it and take home a XGL SteamJack Gold Cards Set!
  • Prizes – XGL SteamJack Gold Cards Set to the winner of the intro game of Grind!
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Grind veteran title (2 Skulls)

Intro to Conveyor Chaos

Scrappers

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A four (4) player demo game of Scrappers! Followed by a full game once everyone has learned the rules. Prove that you are the best Bodger and take home the Golden Gobber!
  • Prizes – Golden Gobber trophy to the winner of the full game of Scrappers!
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Scrappers veteran title (2 Skulls)

Saturday, Aug 6th

Midnight Madness 2: Death Race!

Warmachine/Hordes Tournament

12:00 AM: Registration begins. (Challenge Event – 64 players max)

  • Format:
    • 25 PT SR2011 tournament
    • SR Appendix Rules: 6 Round Event, Accelerated Time Limits, 1 List Required, Scenario (Killbox), Assassination Scoring
  • Prizes:
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes
    • Speed Demon Award: Players are awarded points based on the order of their match's completion in the field (lower is better). The player who wins at least half his games and has the lowest combined order of finish.
    • Intimidator Award: Player that destroys the most enemy Army Points throughout the tournament.
    • Fully Painted drawing: Prize drawing at the end of the event for players that used a fully painted army list.
  • Challenge Event - Drawing for a Battle Engine at the end of the event for players that completed all rounds and did not win any other prizes.
  • Iron Arena:
    • Madness Challenges will be issued each round. Tempt fate each round to earn piles of Skulls (Once per round 4 Skulls will be awarded to the 1st player to complete a TO specified task in their match)
    • Players that complete the tournament will earn the Death Race veteran title (16 Skulls)

Deadly Duos

Warmachine/Hordes Tournament

9:00 AM: Registration begins. (Qualifier – 64 players max)

  • Format:
    • 100 PT SR2011 tournament
    • SR 2011 Appendix Rules: 4 Round Event, Accelerated Time Limits
  • Prizes:
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes
    • Deadly Duos drawing: Prize drawing every round for players using two Battle Engines in a list.
    • Fully Painted drawing: Prize drawing at the end of the event for players that used at least one fully painted army list.
    • Best Painted Battler Award: Best painted Battle Engine or Battlegroup (consisting of 4 models minimum) selected by selected by PP staff judge.
  • Qualification - Top 4 individual players after 4 rounds qualify for the WM/Hordes Masters on Sunday.
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the tournament will earn the Deadly Duos veteran title (16 Skulls)

Blood, Sweat and Tiers

Warmachine/Hordes Tournament

10:00 AM: Registration begins. (Challenge Event – 32 players max)

  • Format:
    • 35 PT SR2011 tournament
    • SR 2011 Appendix Rules: Theme Forces Tier 1 Required, Basic Painting Required, 5 Round Event
  • Prizes:
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes
    • Blood, Sweat & Tiers drawing: Prize drawing every round for players using all Tier 4 army lists.
    • Fully Painted drawing: Prize drawing at the end of the event for players that used at least one fully painted army list.
  • Challenge Event - Drawing for a Battle Engine at the end of the event for players that completed all rounds and did not win any other prizes.
  • Iron Arena - Players that complete the tournament will earn the Blood, Sweat and Tiers veteran title (12 Skulls)

How to Train Your Monster

Monsterpocalypse Event

10:00 AM – 6:00PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A two (2) player introductory game of Monsterpocalypse. Followed by a full game once both players have learned the rules. Prove that you are the best monster handler and take home the glory!
  • Prizes – TBD
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Monster Trainer veteran title (2 Skulls)

Enter the DestructoDome!

GRIND

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A two (2) player introductory game of Grind. Followed by a single period game once both players have learned the rules. Do you have the mettle to become master of the arena? Prove it and take home a XGL SteamJack Gold Cards Set!
  • Prizes – XGL SteamJack Gold Cards Set to the winner of the intro game of Grind!
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Grind veteran title (2 Skulls)

Intro to Conveyor Chaos

Scrappers

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A four (4) player demo game of Scrappers! Followed by a full game once everyone has learned the rules. Prove that you are the best Bodger and take home the Golden Gobber!
  • Prizes – Golden Gobber trophy to the winner of the full game of Scrappers!
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Scrappers veteran title (2 Skulls)

Monsterpocalypse Gen Con Masters

Monsterpocalypse Tournament

10:00 AM: Registration begins. (8 Qualified Players)

  • Format – Single monster constructed, 3 lists required with a different monster from the same Agenda in each list, Each list must be played once, 5 minute timed turns
  • Prizes – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the tournament will earn the Monsterpocalypse Circle of Champions title (10 Skulls)

GenCon Team Tournament

Warmachine/Hordes Tournament

9:00 PM: Registration begins. (Challenge Event - 96 players max)

  • Format:
    • 50 PT SR2011 tournament
    • Players must register as part of a team of 3 players. All team members must be physically present in order to register.
    • Teams will be matched against other teams each round. The team that wins the majority of individual matches will win the team match. In the case of a tie in an individual match, the higher ranked outcome breaks a match tie.
    • Teams must rank their players according to skill level (Captain, 1st Lieutenant, and 2nd Lieutenant). Each player will be matched against an opponent of the same rank in team matches.
    • SR2011 Appendix Rules: 2 Lists Required, Warcaster/Warlock Characters Restricted, Model/Unit Characters Restricted, Divide and Conquer, 5 Round Event, Accelerated Time Limits
  • Prizes:
    • No team may win more than one award. Next ranking team will win if the highest ranked team has already won an award.
    • Best Overall Team (Tournament Points)
    • Faction Team Award: Team members all use the same faction (Tournament Points)
    • Best Themed Team Award: Team members use Theme Forces for all lists. Additionally, at least one list must be fully painted (basic painting required) (Tournament Points)
    • Best Team Uniform: Selected by PP staff judge.
    • Fully Painted drawing: All players that use at least one fully painted army list.
    • Best Painted Battler Award: Best painted Battle Engine or Battlegroup (consisting of 4 models minimum) selected by PP staff judge.
  • Challenge Event - Drawing for a Battle Engine at the end of the event for players that completed all rounds and did not win any other prizes.
  • Iron Arena - Players that complete the tournament will earn the Team Tournament veteran title (15 Skulls)

Sunday, Aug 7th

Warmachine/Hordes Gen Con Masters

Warmachine/Hordes Tournament

9:00 AM: Registration begins (16 Qualified players)

  • Format:
    • 50 PT SR2011 tournament
    • SR 2011 Appendix Rules: 3 Lists Required, Warcaster/Warlock Characters Restricted, Model/Unit Characters Restricted, Divide and Conquer, 4 Round Event, Accelerated Time Limits, Death Clock
  • Prizes:
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes
    • Fully Painted drawing: Prize drawing at the end of the event for players that used at least one fully painted army list.
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the tournament will earn the Masters veteran title (10 Skulls)

How to Train Your Monster

Monsterpocalypse Event

10:00 AM – 2:00PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A two (2) player introductory game of Monsterpocalypse. Followed by a full game once both players have learned the rules. Prove that you are the best monster handler and take home the glory!
  • Prizes – TBD
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Monster Trainer veteran title (2 Skulls)

Enter the DestructoDome!

GRIND

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A two (2) player introductory game of Grind. Followed by a single period game once both players have learned the rules. Do you have the mettle to become master of the arena? Prove it and take home a XGL SteamJack Gold Cards Set!
  • Prizes – XGL SteamJack Gold Cards Set to the winner of the intro game of Grind!
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Grind veteran title (2 Skulls)

Intro to Conveyor Chaos

Scrappers

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM: (Casual – 4 players)

  • Format – A four (4) player demo game of Scrappers! Followed by a full game once everyone has learned the rules. Prove that you are the best Bodger and take home the Golden Gobber!
  • Prizes – Golden Gobber trophy to the winner of the full game of Scrappers!
  • Iron Arena – Players that complete the event will earn the Scrappers veteran title (2 Skulls)