The 2023 Summer of Plunder ended over 3 months ago, but there are still interesting stories and tales of drama and intrigue coming out. If you're interested in how the Summer of Plunder campaign felt for one of the national Commanders, listen to this interview with Andy Hodges, the French Commander during the campaign. https://youtu.be/KKxPlPTUX9c?si=3_ZdgC626u-fghsq … Continue reading Interview with Andy, French Commander from 2023 Summer of Plunder
There’s plunder to be had out there and at (almost) piratical prices! Thanksgiving is over and now it’s time to be thankful for all the stuff your privateer fleet can “acquire” for such low prices! Check out these Blood & Plunder sales from around the interwebs. If you’re looking to pick up some Blood & … Continue reading The Blackest of Black Fridays!
Article by Guy Rheuark I recently finished painting the Pirates of Legend box, and took the time to take some pictures of them. The Pirates of Legend box contains 10 unique, multi-part hard plastic miniatures for Blood & Plunder. Each miniature represents a high profile character from the Raise the Black expansion that covers the … Continue reading Guy’s Pirates of Legend – Blood & Plunder Miniature Showcase
Our series showcasing the "Pirates of Legend" miniatures got bogged down, but we're back! This time with another quick article of two female pirates assembled and painted, and ready to play in Blood & Plunder. In this article, we will look at the Anne Bonny and Mary Read miniatures. These fearsome lady pirates can be … Continue reading Anne Bonny & Mary Read – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniatures
The Bermuda Sloop is one of the most commonly used ships in Blood & Plunder right now. Check out our video review where we talk all about this ship. https://youtu.be/nKBB9pDsbyY?si=Aze_fDo84zB957FQ This video review gets us all caught up on ship reviews again! Additional Recommended Content Painted Bermuda Sloop Showcase Bermuda Sloop Review Article Attaching Sails … Continue reading Bermuda Sloop Ship Review Video
Long have we waited for models for the Spanish Caballeria Lancero unit released in No Peace Beyond the Line. The plastic Cavalry Unit Box released this year finally lets Blood & Plunder players create this unique Buccaneer hunting unit for their Spanish forces. I finally finished up a set of 3 models and wanted to … Continue reading Caballeria Lancero – Painted Blood & Plunder Unit
We continue our coverage of the Raise the Black expansion with a video looking at the new material for the Spanish player in this book. https://youtu.be/dDR6gsnf-vg?si=4_bbvOppeUTmoklh Additional Recommended Content 18th Century Bermuda Sloop Ship Overview Complete Guide to Characters in Raise the Black Guide to Blood & Plunder Plastic Sprues for Raise the Black Recommended … Continue reading The Spanish in Raise the Black Video
Step by step guide to adding sails to your Blood & Plunder Ship.
There are many ways to build a force in Blood & Plunder. In this series, we've identified 6 different styles of forces people build for sea games and we're going to look at each one individually. The 6 types of sea forces this series covers include: Great Guns Fast Boarding Small Arms Low Profile Boats … Continue reading Balanced Sea Forces – Blood & Plunder Sea Tactics Pt 6
Characters are fun upgrades you can add to units to add layers of customization to your force in Blood & Plunder. In this article, we review how Characters work in Blood & Plunder and provide analysis on the new Characters in the new Raise the Black Expansion. This is a Part 2 to A Complete … Continue reading Complete Guide to Raise the Black Characters for Blood & Plunder
Sloop Wars Volume 3 is live on YouTube. This series of full length gameplay videos is designed to help new and intermediate players of Blood & Plunder get familiar with the basic flow of the game. Not every choice and rule is explained, but by watching a game being played out by players familiar with … Continue reading Sloop Wars: Volume 3 Video
Mary Seamons makes fantastic cloth sails for the Blood & Plunder ships. In this video you can meet Mary the quilting legend and see some of the process for making these multilayer, fine cloth sails for Blood & Plunder ships! https://youtu.be/KNJIAZhY4Fg You can read more on Seamons' Quality Sails, see some photos and place an … Continue reading Seamons’ Quality Sails Video
The Piragua is a great little ship in the game of Blood & Plunder. It's fast, aggressive, and flexible and not a lot of downsides. Except the sails. I've never been a big fan of the plain, square sails that are the default for the Piragua. So I tried some other sail and rigging setups … Continue reading Alternate Rigs for the Piragua in Blood & Plunder
Showcase of completed Blood & Plunder Bermuda Sloop with tips on painting, sails, and rigging.
Please enjoy this conversation on our experience with the 2023 Summer of Plunder campaign. https://youtu.be/LdxJsF8Qmho