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

The Iroquois – Blood & Plunder Faction Review

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

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

Golden Age Pirates – Blood & Plunder Faction Review

Oh me hearties this has been a LONG time coming! After 2 years, a global pandemic, and the resulting logistical issues that ensued, Raise the Black! is finally here! With Blood and Plunder moving into the 18th Century, the Pirates finally have their own Nationality! Chief among the new factions under the Pirate Nationality is the … Continue reading Golden Age Pirates – Blood & Plunder Faction Review

Top Suggestions for Pirate Wargaming Terrain in Blood & Plunder

Wargaming Terrain is an important part of any miniatures game and collecting terrain for Blood & Plunder can be particularly challenging since it doesn’t use the mainstream fantasy or WWII style of terrain. Here you can find details & sources for appropriate buildings and area terrain with a Caribbean style for your Blood & Plunder … Continue reading Top Suggestions for Pirate Wargaming Terrain in Blood & Plunder

Complete Guide to Raise the Black Plastic Miniature Sprues

Raise the Black is sailing across the seas toward your gaming table right now! It’s so close. One of the new elements of this Kickstarter is the multi-part, multipurpose, injection mold plastic miniatures. This style of miniature is very different than the one-piece metal minis that have been standard for Blood & Plunder so far. … Continue reading Complete Guide to Raise the Black Plastic Miniature Sprues