Time for another Blood & Plunder battle report! In this 200 point sea battle, my New England Privateers attempt to control the field and gain the weather gauge on Bryan's Dutch Navy. Forces I used the New England Privateers force from Fire on the Frontier. This force rewards using Veteran models and upgrades the Officer … Continue reading Control the Field Battle Report – New England Privateers vs Dutch Navy
This is another special guest post by Michael Verity. This battle report was submitted as part of the 2022 Summer of Plunder Campaign and Michael gave us permission to publish it here. This is a custom scenario where one side is trying to remove treasure from a town and escape. Enjoy! Last scenario, and reported … Continue reading Campaign Battle Report – Run with the Loot
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
By Joseph Forster Time for a quick battle report! This battle pitted my North American English Militia against Bryan's French Caribbean Militia in the Raid scenario. The Forces I played a 200 point North American English Militia force led by Samuel Mosely. The force ability for the North American English Militia faction is getting an … Continue reading Battle Report: North American English Militia vs. French Caribbean Militia
Here's a full length battle video of an amphibious custom scenario built around the Treadwheel Crane. https://youtu.be/oqTNWvdvjIQ This battle features tons of the great 4Ground terrain from the Ports of Plunder series.
By Joseph Forster Here's a battle report on a non-standard game, but first, some history! The British campaign against Spanish Florida was one of the first major events in Queen Anne's War. Governor James Moore of South Carolina mustered a significant force of colonial militia and Indian allies and marched and sailed down the American … Continue reading Battle Report – St. Augustine Cattle Stampede
Here is our first foray into live recorded battle reports. Please enjoy this 200 point land game between Joseph and Guy where we test out the in-development French Raiders against the Caribbean Tribes. Let the Fatigue rain down! https://youtu.be/_f6lXKlnr7U We had some technical difficulties with 2 of the cameras we used so this video has … Continue reading Live Battle Video – French Raiders vs. Caribbean Tribes
We made it to the end! This is the last of the six scenarios in the Organized Play Buccaneers' Companion campaign that follows the English Pacific Adventure over 1680 and 1681. Guy and I have played all these scenarios choosing to play them in a variety of ways, sometimes using the suggested force lists, sometimes … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario VI – Arica
By Joseph Forster I'm working on creating some scenarios designed around some of the great 4Ground terrain made for Blood & Plunder and here is a quick report on a game testing one of these scenarios. This is a 100 point amphibious battle centered around the Wooden Port Set from 4Ground, played against my friend, … Continue reading Battle Report: Supply Raid – Kalinago vs Spanish Militia
By Guy Rheuark This is the fifth battle in the The Buccaneer's Companion Vol. I. It has been a long campaign for the brave Spanish defenders. We defended against the English buccaneers in Portobello, killing them to almost a man. They retaliated and took one of our ships, in what is now known as The … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario V – La Serena
Here's another fort report! This one was fast and brutal with less finesse or nuance. This was a 300 point game played with my friend Bryan and our local game store, Geeks & Games in Oregon City. The Forces I've had a lot of experience playing Spanish in the fort recently so this time I … Continue reading Battle Report: Storm the Fort – Dutch Privateers vs English Caribbean Militia
Here's a brief battle report on my first game using the 6th Rate Frigate. I've been playing through the Buccaneer's Companion campaign with my friend Guy but we took an intermission to get this beautiful ship to the table. I've had it finished for a couple months and I needed to try it! The ForcesI … Continue reading Battle Report: Escort at Sea – English Royal Navy vs Brethren of the Coast
By Joseph Forster The English Buccaneers lead by Sharp, Hawkins, and "Zombie" Coxon have raided Portobello, tangled with the Guarda Costas, and stormed the Spanish fort at Santa Maria. The English have set their sights on Panama but they await reinforcements. The Spanish armadilla has spotted the English Buccaneers and has sent a fleet of … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario IV – The Battle of Perico
A Hitherto Undiscovered Description of the Battle of El Real Santa Maria, Where in the Well Trained Spanish Militia Fought Against the Vagaries of the English Buccaneers and their Traitorous Allies By Guy Rheuark This is a battle report for the third battle of the Buccaneer’s Companion Vol. I, a free expansion that Firelock Games … Continue reading Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario III – The Battle of El Real Santa Maria
Here's a new scenario! I've had the privilege to help with some of the play testing for some of the new product coming out from Firelock Games and this scenario was a lot of fun and I wanted to share it with the community. Like anything that is unreleased, this scenario is still a work … Continue reading New Scenario Preview – Ambush!