Leopards of the Seas – Bermuda Sloops in the Golden Age of Piracy

By Liam Taylor It could be said that the great warships of the English Royal Navy in the latter half of the 17th and through to the 18th century might be characterized by the Lion. The Lion stands proudly as the figurehead on Albion’s warships throughout the period, its looming muscular power threatening to smash and tear its … Continue reading Leopards of the Seas – Bermuda Sloops in the Golden Age of Piracy

Faction Overview – English Caribbean Militia

By Joseph Forster The English Caribbean Militia is a hardy and aggressive faction that gives the English player in Blood in Plunder solid options for fighting on land and even venturing out to sea if necessary. This faction was originally published in the core rule book but has since been updated in No Peace Beyond … Continue reading Faction Overview – English Caribbean Militia

A Beginner’s Guide to Painting and Rigging a Bark

Ships are huge part of Blood & Plunder but they can be an intimidating hobby project, especially if you're new to miniature gaming or don't have a lot of painting experience. With resin hulls and wood and elastic rigging pieces, they aren't your standard Games Workshop gaming miniature. This painting guide is my attempt at … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Painting and Rigging a Bark

Raise the Black Preview – Edward “Blackbeard” Teach

Ahoy there! Cap’n Dan is back to bring you a Blood and Pigment Exclusive Sneak Peek at one of the Commanders and Factions coming in the next big expansion for Blood and Plunder: Raise the Black! We are going to be looking at the most famous pirate in history: Edward “Blackbeard” Teach and his unique … Continue reading Raise the Black Preview – Edward “Blackbeard” Teach

Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario IV – The Battle of Perico

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