A comprehensive review of sea forces using boats instead of ships in 200 point games of Blood & Plunder at sea.
What Should I Buy After the Blood & Plunder Starter Box?
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?
How To Make A Custom Mini for Henry Jennings in Blood & Plunder
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
Adepticon 2023 – Spanish Armada Tournament Force
My name is Garrett Swader and this is a breakdown of the winning list from the Blood & Plunder tournament at 2023 Adepticon. I was not the player behind this list but I did create it as a loaner/alternate for my own list. Credit to Mark Magdowski for using the tools he was given and … Continue reading Adepticon 2023 – Spanish Armada Tournament Force
Adepticon 2023 – Black Caesar’s Marauders
A full breakdown of the 2nd place force from the 2023 Adepticon Blood & Plunder tournament.
Adepticon 2023 – British Royal Navy Galleon
Adepticon 2023 has come to a close, and what a thrilling event it was! Players from across the country gathered to showcase their skills and strategies on the high seas in the Blood & Plunder Sea tournament. The tournament featured a wide range of skills from veterans to first timers, each bringing their own unique … Continue reading Adepticon 2023 – British Royal Navy Galleon
Building a French Raiders Force: Part 1
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
Small Arms – Blood & Plunder Sea Tactics Pt 3
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 for sea forces this series covers includes: Great Guns Fast Boarding Small Arms Low Profile Boats … Continue reading Small Arms – Blood & Plunder Sea Tactics Pt 3
Fast Boarding – Blood & Plunder Sea Force Building Pt 2
Fast Boarding Builds Nobody tell Joseph, but this is Dan and I've hijacked this article in our sea force building series! Boarding is a very "High Risk/High Reward" style of play! This is what I would consider the second most common way to play games of Blood and Plunder at sea. Basic Elements of the … Continue reading Fast Boarding – Blood & Plunder Sea Force Building Pt 2
The Iroquois – Blood & Plunder Faction Review
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
Golden Age Pirates – Blood & Plunder Faction Review
Oh me hearties this has been a LONG time coming! After 2 years, a global pandemic, and the resulting logistical issues that ensued, Raise the Black! is finally here! With Blood and Plunder moving into the 18th Century, the Pirates finally have their own Nationality! Chief among the new factions under the Pirate Nationality is the … Continue reading Golden Age Pirates – Blood & Plunder Faction Review
Heyn’s Commissievaarders: Blood & Plunder Faction Review
An overview of Piet Heyn and his special faction in Blood & Plunder
David Nau in 200 Points
This simple force uses L'Olonnais in a 200 point force for land games. Nation: French Faction: Flibustiers Nau Commander: David Nau (Francois L'Olonnais) Points: 200 Theater: Land Source: No Peace Beyond the Line By Guy Rheuark David Nau in 200 Points This force uses the 37 point David Nau as a commander of four 8 … Continue reading David Nau in 200 Points
Le Crabe Résilient
My name is Andy and I played in my first Blood and Plunder tournament at Historicon in 2022. My French Buccaneer Fluyt list placed third in the Sea Tournament on Saturday of the convention. Nation: FrenchFaction: French BuccaneersCommander: Untested French BuccaneerPoints: 200 (198)Theater: SeaSource: Core B&P Rule BookBy Andy Hodges Le Crabe Résilient The strategy … Continue reading Le Crabe Résilient
Dutch Caribbean Militia – Historicon 2022
With this Dutch list, David Wolf placed in the top 3 at the Historicon 2022 Land Tournament. Nation: Dutch Commander: Experienced Dutch Militia Commander Points: 150 By David Wolf Dutch Caribbean Militia Tournament List Good Resolve, Inspiring on the Commander and the Grizzled Veteran's perks manage Fatigue. Solid ranger saves help the Boslopers get up … Continue reading Dutch Caribbean Militia – Historicon 2022