The new Blood & Plunder multi part miniatures are great. The instructions for some of the kits can be a tiny bit frustrating. They work, but they don't fulfill my wildest dreams for miniature instructions. In this article, we are going to give specific parts lists and photos of 24 unique Blood & Plunder miniatures … Continue reading Building 24 Unique Blood & Plunder Sailors
Great Pirate Paint Off People’s Choice Voting
It's time to vote for the finalists in the Great Pirate Paint Off event! Voting will run for 2 weeks, closing June 4th. You can vote once per day in each category (on the honor system). Please don't game the system and make us add email verification... Select your favorite entry, the click Submit Vote, … Continue reading Great Pirate Paint Off People’s Choice Voting
The Great Pirate Paint Off Contest is Live!
Grab your brushes and get to painting! The Great Pirate Paint Off is live! This event is a friendly painting contest for Blood & Plunder and Oak & Iron players around the world. With the Summer of Plunder campaign event scheduled for June-August this year, we're hosting this contest to inspire people to get their … Continue reading The Great Pirate Paint Off Contest is Live!
Blood & Plunder Painting Guides
A collection of useful painting guides for various Blood & Plunder models, ships, and accessories.
Benjamin Hornigold: Notorious Pirate & Privateer of the Caribbean
Benjamin Hornigold is arguably one of the most important figures in the history of the Golden Age of Piracy. In fact, he is considered by many to be one of its "founding fathers". In this article, we'll cover Benjamin Hornigold's historical significance, how to make your own custom miniature, review his Blood & Plunder stats … Continue reading Benjamin Hornigold: Notorious Pirate & Privateer of the Caribbean
Edward “Blackbeard” Teach – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
Review and showcase of the new Blackbeard model for Blood & Plunder.
Sailor Models Showcase – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniatures
As part of the Raise the Black Kickstarter project, Firelock Games has made a series of sprues of multi part, hard plastic miniatures for Blood & Plunder. The Sailors sprue is central to the Blood & Plunder 2 Player Starter Set which means most Blood & Plunder players have a few sets of the minis … Continue reading Sailor Models Showcase – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniatures
Amaro “Pargo” – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
It's time to take a look at the Spanish pirate in the Pirates of Legend Captains Box! Of the 10 legendary minis in this box, Amaro "Pargo" Rodriguez Felipe is the only character not found in the Pirates chapter of Raise the Black. Spain has been a bit light on "Legendary Commanders" in this game … Continue reading Amaro “Pargo” – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
Charles Vane – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
The Raise the Black expansion includes a huge number of new "legendary" pirate commanders. Not only has Firelock Games delivered historical, fun and interesting sets of rules for each of these pirate commanders, but they have produced a set of 10 unique sculpts which you can buy on a sprue. One of those new unique … Continue reading Charles Vane – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
Stede Bonnet – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
Stede Bonnet is an entertaining and puzzling character. In Blood & Plunder, he's not very competent, but he's brave and won't back down from a fight. This miniature comes from the Pirates of Legend set of multi-part plastic miniatures, part of the Raise the Black Kickstarter. For this Stede Bonnet miniature paintjob, I based my … Continue reading Stede Bonnet – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
Dutch Militie – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniatures
Here's a set of Dutch Militie painted up with Army Painter Speed Paints. There is a paint/product list at the bottom of this short article and some tips included between the photos. This unit is the basic militia unit for the various Dutch land factions in Blood & Plunder. This is a simple, but classic … Continue reading Dutch Militie – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniatures
Blood & Plunder Birchbark Canoe
We have a new boat! The 28mm Canoe for the Natives. With an increased focus on the conflict in North America, Fire on the Frontier includes several North American Native tribes factions in Blood & Plunder. Those factions finally have their own boat: the Birchbark Canoe. In this post, we're going to: Look at Blood … Continue reading Blood & Plunder Birchbark Canoe
Completed Brigantine Ship for Blood & Plunder
It's always satisfying to finish a ship project for Blood & Plunder! Check out this Brigantine model all painted and rigged up and ready to raid! The Brigantine is one of the most often referenced ships used by pirates in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The Brigantine usually have a square-rigged fore mast … Continue reading Completed Brigantine Ship for Blood & Plunder
Raise the Black Preview: Legendary Captain Pirate Models Review
Before we move ahead with our thoughts on the Legendary Captain models, I’d like to tell a tale of how we came across these treasures.... It was a dark night, and our humble piragua La Pigmente had come across a Merchantman owned by the Firelock Trading Company known as Kii-Kstarter. It was quiet, perhaps a … Continue reading Raise the Black Preview: Legendary Captain Pirate Models Review
Completed Legendary Benjamin Church Model
By Joseph Forster I just got the new model for the Legendary English commander from Fire on the Frontier painted up and I wanted to share some pics and some history. Benjamin Church had a long and impressive career leading colonial forces against both Native Americans and the French through King Philip's War, King William's … Continue reading Completed Legendary Benjamin Church Model