As the leaves fall and the nights grow darker, a chill is in the air, heralding the approach of Halloween. And what better way to celebrate the spookiest of seasons than with a brand-new addition to your gaming table! Prepare to be bewitched by the macabre as we peek behind the veil of Firelock Games … Continue reading The Headless Seaman – He’ll take 20% off the top…
This Halloween, Blood & Pigment is proud to offer another holiday treat to the Blood & Plunder Community with new rules featuring the fearsome Predator. This year we've prepared some skull-jarring, spine-tingling fun that merges piracy with the sci-fi thriller franchise of the Predator. We've added a fully playable faction, with complete rules for new … Continue reading Hunt or Be Hunted: New Predator Rules for Blood & Plunder
Firelock Games released a wide range of 28mm scale plastic pirate miniatures kits at the start of 2023. These multi-part miniatures allow players to customize their forces to have a wide variety of unique weapons and styles. Gone are the days of cookie-cutter forces with units having the same 4 models in the same 4 … Continue reading “Klotz’s Kitbashes” – Custom Miniatures for Blood & Plunder
The latest game in the “Blood & ___” series, Blood & Crowns is now available on Kickstarter as of August 30thm 2023! Blood & Crowns is a 28mm miniatures skirmish game that immerses you in late medieval Western Europe and the chaotic period known as the Hundred Years’ War. The game stretches from the 1314 … Continue reading New Game ‘Blood & Crowns’ is now on Kickstarter!
Everything you need to know about the Carpenter fighting man special characters in Blood & Plunder. Stats analysis, how to build a custom miniature guide, strategy & tactics, and force-building suggestions. We'll look at the vital role the Carpenter Character plays in the game and help you learn to use him to maximum success. Table of … Continue reading Carpenter Character – Strategy, Tactics & Miniature Ideas
[The following is COMPLETELY FICTIONAL and has no actual historical accuracy. It is 100% for entertainment purposes.] Photo from awesomestories CHANNEL 6 BREAKING NEWS: Historic Disaster of Epic Proportions Strikes Jamaica [News Intro Music] Anchor: Good evening, breaking news from the Caribbean tonight as a powerful earthquake rocks the island of Jamaica. In a catastrophic … Continue reading Disaster in the Caribbean! Earthquake Leaves Jamaica in Ruins!
[The following is COMPLETELY FICTIONAL and has no actual historical accuracy. It is 100% for entertainment purposes.] This is a weekly special event for the Summer of Plunder 2023. This is special opportunity to win a bonus prize by supporting your local game store and or favorite sponsor of the global gaming campaign. Read on … Continue reading EPIDEMIC EVENT – Summer of Plunder Bonus Prize
It may come as a shock to some, but the use of hand-thrown, explosive weapons during the age of piracy actually played a crucial role in maritime warfare. Pirates, renowned for their ingenuity and resourcefulness, employed a variety of explosive devices to devastating effect. From simple grenade-type "bombs", to lethal "fire pots" and even smoke-filled, … Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Explosives for Blood & Plunder
Our Rescue Event has come to a conclusion. Summer of Plunder players had the opportunity to submissions between Friday 7/7/23 and Friday 7/14/23 @ midnight Eastern time to win a bonus prize. Let's see how that turned out! [The following is COMPLETELY FICTIONAL and has no actual historical accuracy. It is 100% for entertainment purposes.] … Continue reading Prince William of Yellow Rescued!
The Summer of Plunder, the worldwide miniature wargaming campaign, continues to grow and reach new players in 2023. From the very beginning, participants from all corners of the globe have wholeheartedly embraced the event and continue to exceed all expectations. The overwhelming response and passionate engagement have inspired a few changes to help to enhance … Continue reading Summer of Plunder Participation Surges, Spur Minor Tweaks
[The following is COMPLETELY FICTIONAL and has no actual historical accuracy. It is 100% for entertainment purposes.] URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Prince William of Yellow Held Captive by Ruthless Brigands! In a shocking turn of events, Prince William of Yellow, an esteemed visitor to the American colonies, has been captured by a merciless gang of brigands! … Continue reading “Rescue Event” – BONUS Prize Objective
What is the 2023 Summer of Plunder? The Summer of Plunder is a worldwide community event for all players of the “Blood & Plunder” & “Oak & Iron” games by Firelock Games. This global campaign is a fun way for players around the world to interact, share pictures and stories from their games, win prizes, … Continue reading 2023 Summer of Plunder Global Campaign Rules Pt 1
Ship Overview - Bermuda Sloop The Bermuda Sloop is a small swift vessel popular throughout the Caribbean during the Age of Sail. With a shallow draft and high top speed, it was an extremely popular vessel among pirate crews. In the game of Blood & Plunder, it is quickly becoming the most popular ship due … Continue reading 18th Century Bermuda Sloop – Blood & Plunder Ship Overview
Attention all Blood & Plunder fans! This is an exclusive preview of a new Character rumored to coming to the game Soon™. Say hello to the "Cuban Merchant," a man who's as smooth as Caribbean rum and tenacious as a popcorn kernel stuck in your teeth. Cuban Merchant Historical Background Authentic historical artwork of a … Continue reading New Character: Cuban Merchant Fighting Man
Henry Jennings was a notorious pirate who operated in the Caribbean during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Born in England, Jennings began his career as a sailor and privateer. He was known for his cunning and successful raids, including the capture of the Spanish treasure galleon "Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación". After retiring … Continue reading How To Make A Custom Mini for Henry Jennings in Blood & Plunder