Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario I – Portobello

By Guy Rheuark A Record of the Brave Spanish Militia of Portobello Fighting the Cruel English Buccaneers I had an opportunity to start a play through part of The Buccaneers Companion, Firelock Games 2020 organized play expansion with Joseph Forster. It is exciting to play as the Spanish in this campaign. Historically they lost every … Continue reading Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario I – Portobello

Battle Report: Campaign Game 5 – Pirate Hunters vs Spanish Militia

My current local campaign has progressed to round 5. This is a non-standard campaign with Guy Rhueark, our "Campaign Master," playing NPC Spanish that players encounter if they fail to bump into another player's ship in our campaign map of the Caribbean. This round, my Pirate Hunters commanded by Thomas Clarke had the task of … Continue reading Battle Report: Campaign Game 5 – Pirate Hunters vs Spanish Militia

Battle Report – Armada Landing Force vs French Buccaneers

This 200 point land game was a "make up" campaign game for Nick, another player in my local group. Nick is playing the Spanish Armada faction through the campaign and his trajectory through the Caribbean didn't cross with any other ships on this first turn of the campaign. Instead of fighting a sea battle like … Continue reading Battle Report – Armada Landing Force vs French Buccaneers

Campaign Game 5 – South American Tribes vs Spanish Tercios

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

Campaign Game 4: South American Tribes vs. Flibustiers Nau – Night Battle

My local campaign is slowly but steadily moving forward. I wasn't able to coordinate a game with my assigned opponent during this 4th round so Guy, our campaign master, filled in and played a L'Olonnais force against my Natives for this campaign turn. The Forces We played this game at the 200 point level and … Continue reading Campaign Game 4: South American Tribes vs. Flibustiers Nau – Night Battle

Battle Report – Campaign Game 3: 2 vs 2 Battle for New Orleans

Our escalation campaign entered it's third round and we had the option of playing a 2 vs 2 game this round. I had the opportunity to have my South American Tribes help the French Militia defend New Orleans against the invading Ostend Privateers and English Buccaneers. The defenders got 150 points per player and the … Continue reading Battle Report – Campaign Game 3: 2 vs 2 Battle for New Orleans

Battle Report: Campaign Game 2 – South American Natives vs Dutch Privateers

Local snow and cold weather slowed down our new campaign but my local group finally started our second game round. The ForcesI am playing the South American Tribes faction for this campaign and against me today Mario is playing the Dutch Privateers. Both of us went into this second round with 3xp so our commanders … Continue reading Battle Report: Campaign Game 2 – South American Natives vs Dutch Privateers

Battle Report: Campaign Game 1 – French Caribbean Militia vs South American Natives

My local group is growing and we're starting up a new campaign with several new players in the area. We're hoping the campaign is a good way to get new players into the game since it provides regular opportunities to play with different people and it starts out with restrictions that can simplify play during … Continue reading Battle Report: Campaign Game 1 – French Caribbean Militia vs South American Natives