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
Detailed look at Damian Nagel's winning Blood & Plunder Force from the 2023 Historicon 150 Point Land Tournament.
Guest article by Erich Goebel As a new player to the treasure that is Blood & Plunder (BnP), I wasn’t 100% sure what to bring to a tournament. I heard both sides of the Reale: Swivel Mania was meta that the new cannon rules were much stronger and were king. Deciding between the two seemed … Continue reading Rackham to the Teeth – Historicon 2023 Tournament List
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
In this article we will look at how Sweeps work in Blood & Plunder, what ships can use them, what factions they work best for, and if they are good or not. Sailing is a huge part of playing Blood & Plunder at sea. Raising and lowering sails, tacking, wearing, and box hauling. These are … Continue reading Using Sweeps on Ships in Blood & Plunder
A comprehensive review of sea forces using boats instead of ships in 200 point games of Blood & Plunder at sea.
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?
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
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
A full breakdown of the 2nd place force from the 2023 Adepticon Blood & Plunder tournament.
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
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
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
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 Fast Boarding – Blood & Plunder Sea Force Building Pt 2
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