Force Building I – Basics and Universal Guidelines

Force building is a huge part of a miniatures game like Blood & Plunder and with the depth, variety and scope of this game, there is a lot to explore and absorb! It can be intimidating and overwhelming when first jumping into the game but it quickly becomes very interesting and satisfying and can even … Continue reading Force Building I – Basics and Universal Guidelines

Faction Overview – The French Buccaneers

By Guy Rheuark The French Buccaneers were one of the most feared factions in the Caribbean during the 17th century. Most likely leaving France as economic, religious, or political refugees, these interlopers started on Hispaniola and Tortuga hunting wild cattle and boar, working with the natives and learning how they smoked meat on a boucan. … Continue reading Faction Overview – The French Buccaneers

Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario VI – Arica

We made it to the end! This is the last of the six scenarios in the Organized Play Buccaneers' Companion campaign that follows the English Pacific Adventure over 1680 and 1681. Guy and I have played all these scenarios choosing to play them in a variety of ways, sometimes using the suggested force lists, sometimes … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario VI – Arica

Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario V – La Serena

By Guy Rheuark This is the fifth battle in the The Buccaneer's Companion Vol. I. It has been a long campaign for the brave Spanish defenders. We defended against the English buccaneers in Portobello, killing them to almost a man. They retaliated and took one of our ships, in what is now known as The … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario V – La Serena