By Guy Rheuark The Corvette is one of the most unique ships Firelock Games offers. It is a laser-cut wooden model rather than a resin kit. Firelock Games' description hints at some of this ship's peculiarities. Corvettes, also known as a barque longues, were often the smallest warships found in European Navies of the day. … Continue reading Ship Overview – The Corvette
The Sloop was my first ship and it took me a while to appreciate its true power and majesty! To me the Sloop is quintessential pirate vessel: light, fast, and maneuverable and it can fight or run depending on how the battle goes. This is probably still my favorite ship and I'm happy to look … Continue reading Ship Overview – The Sloop
This is the first in what I hope to be a series of articles looking closely at the various ships in Blood & Plunder. My plan is to look at their strengths and weaknesses, discover what kind of lists can be built around them and compare their performance with other ships in the game. I'm … Continue reading Ship Overview – The Bark
There have been rumors of an upcoming errata and FAQ for a few months now and it sounds like it's actually close now! Huzzah! The designers have been pretty open out the different rules updates they've been considering and it sounds like they're finished and we should be seeing the FAQ, Errata 1.3 for the … Continue reading Rules Update Preview!
My local club is wrapping up our second campaign and this was my final game. This is a 200 point game using the Raze scenario on land with my South American Natives as the attacking force and my friend Bryan's Spanish Tercios as the defenders. The ForcesBryan fielded a force of Tercios with Hostigadores as … Continue reading Campaign Game 5 – South American Tribes vs Spanish Tercios
Firelock's first Firestarter was successfully funded a couple months ago and the Militia Pikemen that were pre ordered have all been delivered! The basic Militia Pikemen are avaliable to most of the European factions as an Inexperienced unit in the No Peace Beyond the Line rule book but Firelock hadn't actually produced models for that … Continue reading European Pikemen – A Painting Guide
Time to try the fort! My friend Guy and I got to try the new Tower Fort using the Tower Ambush scenario recently released on the Firelock website. This was a 200 point game with the Spanish Militia defending vs the French Buccaneers using the artillery focused Le Sieur de Grammont commander. The ForcesGuy's French … Continue reading Battle Report – Tower Ambush Scenario