By Guy Rheuark The Corvette is one of the most unique ships Firelock Games offers. It is a laser-cut wooden model rather than a resin kit. Firelock Games' description hints at some of this ship's peculiarities. Corvettes, also known as a barque longues, were often the smallest warships found in European Navies of the day. … Continue reading Ship Overview – The Corvette
The Sloop was my first ship and it took me a while to appreciate its true power and majesty! To me the Sloop is quintessential pirate vessel: light, fast, and maneuverable and it can fight or run depending on how the battle goes. This is probably still my favorite ship and I'm happy to look … Continue reading Ship Overview – The Sloop
This is the first in what I hope to be a series of articles looking closely at the various ships in Blood & Plunder. My plan is to look at their strengths and weaknesses, discover what kind of lists can be built around them and compare their performance with other ships in the game. I'm … Continue reading Ship Overview – The Bark
There have been rumors of an upcoming errata and FAQ for a few months now and it sounds like it's actually close now! Huzzah! The designers have been pretty open out the different rules updates they've been considering and it sounds like they're finished and we should be seeing the FAQ, Errata 1.3 for the … Continue reading Rules Update Preview!
So you're interested in Blood & Plunder! Great! I hope this introduction article helps you jump in and enjoy yourself. I'm not an official representative for the game or Firelock Games so this article is all just the opinion of one gamer, but I really enjoy this game and I want to see others enjoy … Continue reading Getting Started With Blood & Plunder
Besides opening up the game to a huge new selection of nationalities, factions, units and ships, No Peace Beyond the Line changed the game in a substantial way by letting players add Characters to their forces. I've been using characters pretty extensively since they came out but I've also made some mistakes using them so … Continue reading A Guide to Blood & Plunder Characters
When the Native factions were announced in second Kickstarter I was immediately interested to see how they would play against the standard "gunpowder factions." Playing the Spanish with their Indios whet my appetite for Native tactics and now that I've finally got a solid force painted and some games with them under my belt, I … Continue reading South American Tribes – A Faction Breakdown