This is a review of the Blood & Plunder expansion Fire on the Frontier by Firelock Games released in early 2022. Fire on the Frontier is full of things I like. I have played several games using the new factions, rules, and scenarios. This review details this book’s contents, how I feel about them, and … Continue reading Fire on the Frontier – Blood & Plunder Expansion Book Review
The folks at OnTableTop recently did an interview about Fire on the Frontier with Mike, Liam, and Joseph. You can watch the 47 minute video on YouTube here or in the video below. Topics include chatting about the new material in the book, the research process, the design process, favorite new elements and a look … Continue reading Fire on the Frontier Review with OnTableTop
By Joseph Forster Let’s take another look at the new Fire on the Frontier book coming out later this year. In our last preview we looked at the basic table of contents, then looked at some Native and English factions. Today we’re going to look at the new way this book interacts with the historical … Continue reading Fire on the Frontier – Preview II
By Joseph Forster We’re all patiently waiting for the Piratey goodness of Raise the Black to be delivered, but lo, out of nowhere, Firelock has announced a new book with a small line of new models! Huzzah! Blood & Plunder: Fire on the Frontier was announced on November 5th. New products include a new book, … Continue reading Fire on the Frontier Preview I
By Joseph Forster At long last, Fire on the Frontier has been released! Sort of. You can now get your digital pirate fingers on the pdf version of the new Fire on the Frontier expansion. The physical soft cover book and the new minis should be shipping soon. I got to help out with a … Continue reading Fire on the Frontier PDF Has Been Released!
Fire on Frontier is releasing any day now! As of today (January 8th), the book had been shipped from the printer to Firelock Games so it should be shipping soon! Fire on the Frontier has a whole chapter devoted to Fortifications and one of the best and most interesting structures (in my opinion) in that … Continue reading Blockhouse Spoilers & Models
New mini preview from Firelock Games. New sculpt for French Commander Pierre Lemoyne d’Iberville.
The game of Blood & Plunder has continued to grow and develop since its initial creation. When Firelock Games first released the game it only had the Spanish, English and French Nations with only 8 Factions. Since then, the game has released 3 different Expansion Sets: “No Peace Beyond the Line“, “Fire on the Frontier” … Continue reading Blood & Plunder Nation & Faction Playthrough Checklist
By Joseph Forster The new Native minis for the Fire on the Frontier have finally arrived and I have started getting them painted up. Today I want to share some pictures of my completed King Philip legendary commander miniature. King Philip (or Metacom), one of the central characters of King Philip’s War, was a Wampanoag … Continue reading Completed Legendary King Philip Model
By Joseph Forster I just got the new model for the Legendary English commander from Fire on the Frontier painted up and I wanted to share some pics and some history. Benjamin Church had a long and impressive career leading colonial forces against both Native Americans and the French through King Philip’s War, King William’s … Continue reading Completed Legendary Benjamin Church Model
This is a special guest post by by Michael Verity. These photos and the game summary were submitted as part of the Summer of Plunder Campaign and he gave us permission to publish it here. Forces straight from the Fire on the Frontier scenario roster, the tabletop suggested terrain set up and six turns. The … Continue reading Campaign Battle Report – The Great Swamp Fight
I (Dan) have been looking to diversify my Blood and Plunder miniatures for some time. I have tons of sailors and lots of militia, and I’ve mainly bounced between Pirates and Dutch for most of my gaming “career”. After watching the movie Prey (2022) that I gravitated towards one of the factions that is featured … Continue reading Building a French Raiders Force: Part 1
If you’re just starting out with Blood & Plunder, it can be overwhelming to figure out what products to buy to get started. The 2-player Blackbeard vs Maynard Starter Box is a great place to start for Blood & Plunder. Assuming you’ve already picked that up, now what? This guide will help you know what … Continue reading What Should I Buy After the Blood & Plunder Starter Box?
The Iroquois were a powerful coalition of tribes in North America that were both fierce fighters and skilled negotiators. In Blood & Plunder, the Iroquois are one of the most aggressive and powerful native factions, excelling at woodland warfare and quick raids. As with all Native American in Blood & Plunder, this faction has a … Continue reading The Iroquois – Blood & Plunder Faction Review
Welcome to the week 7 update on the Summer of Plunder campaign for Blood & Plunder and Oak & Iron. With 6 weeks completed, we’re moving into the middle weeks of the event. So far 118 players have logged well over 700 games in this campaign. A follow up post will be released on Wednesday … Continue reading Week 7 Summer of Plunder Campaign Update