Playing Dungeons and Dragons is an exciting adventure where players can take on the roles of different characters and embark on epic quests. One of the most thrilling experiences in D&D is playing as a pirate crew on a ship, navigating treacherous waters and facing dangerous foes. With the right group of players and a … Continue reading Using Blood & Plunder Pirate Ships in Dungeons & Dragons
I've got another peek behind the scenes into the upcoming Raise the Black expansion for Blood & Plunder and I have a new preview article for you! There will be a dedicated section in Raise the Black for new Ship Upgrades reflecting the new technology and practices in sailing, shipbuilding, and fighting techniques in the … Continue reading Raise the Black Preview – New Ship Upgrades
Hi Guy and thank you for giving us some of your time and participating in this interview. Please introduce yourself as a person and as “a gamer.” I’ve been gaming since 1982 when I discovered D&D and some of the other early RPG games. Gaming was a big part of my teenage years as I … Continue reading Blood & Plunder Player Spotlight – Guy Bayes
Guy continues his Blunder Basic series with a discussion of the edge highlighting technique while working on a 6th Rate Frigate. https://youtu.be/Od4SsSwUCOQ
The Plunder Basics series continues with this short video on painting the windows on ships. https://youtu.be/TNZm9_Ue6SQ
Guy continues his Plunder Basics series with a short video on painting powder burn marks around cannon gun ports on ships. https://youtu.be/4vrjWfu8wGs Enjoy! You can check out his growing playlist of Plunder Basics videos here.
Here's a brief battle report of the English Royal Navy vs Brethren of the Coast in my first game using the 6th Rate Frigate. I've been playing through the Buccaneer's Companion campaign with my friend Guy but we took an intermission to get this beautiful ship to the table. I've had it finished for a … Continue reading Battle Report: Escort at Sea – Buccaneer’s Companion
The Raise the Black Kickstarter will be wrapping up in a few days and we wanted to celebrate by giving away a 6th Rate Frigate! This beautiful ship closely represents the Queen Anne's Revenge, Blackbeard's famous Frigate that he used as his flagship during 1717-1718. The fast Sloop found in Raise the Black is ideal … Continue reading The Queen Anne’s Revenge – Double 6th Rate Frigate Giveaway!
I've been working away on my 6th Rate Frigate for a couple of months now and I finally got it finished (almost). It was a big project but noticeably less work than the mighty Galleon. Here are some pictures of the finished ship along with a few tips and things I learned while making it. … Continue reading Completed 6th Rate Frigate for Blood & Plunder
Ahoy there mateys! Cap’n Dan is back for another article! Here, I will be going over the newest ship in the ship lineup (as of March 2020): The Firelock Games 6th Rate Frigate! As Blood & Plunder’s very first Rated Ship, it's quite a doozy! Speed The 6th Rate is essentially an upgraded Light Frigate. … Continue reading Blood & Plunder Ship Overview – 6th Rate Frigate