If you're just starting out with Blood & Plunder, it can be overwhelming to figure out what products to buy to get started. The 2-player Blackbeard vs Maynard Starter Box is a great place to start for Blood & Plunder. Assuming you've already picked that up, now what? This guide will help you know what … Continue reading What Should I Buy After the Blood & Plunder Starter Box?
Numerous and determined to carve out homes in the New World, the English are stout-hearted and won’t back down from a fight.
- English Buccaneers
- English Caribbean Militia
- English Royal Navy
- North American English Militia
- English Pirate Hunters
- English Expeditionary Forces
- New England Militia
- New England Privateers
- New England Village Garrison
- Morgan’s Buccaneers
- Kidd’s Privateers
- Church’s Raiders
Faction Video Guides
English Faction Articles
Below are our latest articles regarding the English for Blood & Plunder. These include faction info, commander models, early colonial Spanish terrain, and more!
How To Make A Custom Mini for Henry Jennings in Blood & Plunder
Henry Jennings was a notorious pirate who operated in the Caribbean during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Born in England, Jennings began his career as a sailor and privateer. He was known for his cunning and successful raids, including the capture of the Spanish treasure galleon "Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación". After retiring … Continue reading How To Make A Custom Mini for Henry Jennings in Blood & Plunder
Fire on the Frontier – Blood & Plunder Expansion Book Review
This is a review of the Blood & Plunder expansion Fire on the Frontier by Firelock Games released in early 2022. Fire on the Frontier is full of things I like. I have played several games using the new factions, rules, and scenarios. This review details this book's contents, how I feel about them, and … Continue reading Fire on the Frontier – Blood & Plunder Expansion Book Review
Blood & Plunder Learn to Play – Quick Start Guide Video
We've been wanting to make a Learn to Play video for a long time and we finally got a start! It was a much more difficult job than initially anticipated! In this video we lay out the basics of a game while playing a full turn of a small land game with Spanish vs. English. … Continue reading Blood & Plunder Learn to Play – Quick Start Guide Video
Campaign Battle Report – Run with the Loot
This is another special guest post by Michael Verity. This battle report was submitted as part of the 2022 Summer of Plunder Campaign and Michael gave us permission to publish it here. This is a custom scenario where one side is trying to remove treasure from a town and escape. Enjoy! Last scenario, and reported … Continue reading Campaign Battle Report – Run with the Loot
Fire on the Frontier Review with OnTableTop
The folks at OnTableTop recently did an interview about Fire on the Frontier with Mike, Liam, and Joseph. You can watch the 47 minute video on YouTube here or in the video below. https://youtu.be/sdzLKgJJH0M Topics include chatting about the new material in the book, the research process, the design process, favorite new elements and a … Continue reading Fire on the Frontier Review with OnTableTop
Completed Legendary Benjamin Church Model
By Joseph Forster I just got the new model for the Legendary English commander from Fire on the Frontier painted up and I wanted to share some pics and some history. Benjamin Church had a long and impressive career leading colonial forces against both Native Americans and the French through King Philip's War, King William's … Continue reading Completed Legendary Benjamin Church Model
Faction Overview – Brethren of the Coast
By Dan Carlson Ahoy there mateys! The Boyar of the Brethren had noticed that despite the absolute treasure trove of articles we have available, we don’t currently have one on the original Pirates of the Caribbean! So today we are going to remedy that! Grab your cutlass, eye patch, hat, and get ready to take … Continue reading Faction Overview – Brethren of the Coast
Faction Overview – Morgan’s Buccaneers
By Joseph Forster Legendary Commanders each get their own custom faction in Blood & Plunder and these factions, while being less flexible than many of the more generic factions, offer some of the most interesting and (often) powerful force rules in the game. In this post we will look at the Morgan's Buccaneer's faction which … Continue reading Faction Overview – Morgan’s Buccaneers
English Buccaneers Faction Review Video
Here's our Faction Review Video for the English Buccaneers. https://youtu.be/24hhvHKU79M You can find a written review for the English Buccaneers here.
Fire on the Frontier PDF Has Been Released!
By Joseph Forster At long last, Fire on the Frontier has been released! Sort of. You can now get your digital pirate fingers on the pdf version of the new Fire on the Frontier expansion. The physical soft cover book and the new minis should be shipping soon. I got to help out with a … Continue reading Fire on the Frontier PDF Has Been Released!
Product Review – Things from the Basement Faction Boxes
By Joseph Forster Things from the Basement has some great Blood & Plunder support products on their website (and I think have been involved in the design of the Ports of Plunder line of buildings) and today we're going to look at their storage boxes. They have a full line of 7 "Faction Boxes," each … Continue reading Product Review – Things from the Basement Faction Boxes
Battle Report: North American English Militia vs. French Caribbean Militia
By Joseph Forster Time for a quick battle report! This battle pitted my North American English Militia against Bryan's French Caribbean Militia in the Raid scenario. The Forces I played a 200 point North American English Militia force led by Samuel Mosely. The force ability for the North American English Militia faction is getting an … Continue reading Battle Report: North American English Militia vs. French Caribbean Militia
A Painting Guide for the Buccaneer Storming Party For Those Who Do Not Enjoy Painting
By Dan Carlson Ahoy there! It’s been awhile since I’ve chatted with you beautiful buccaneers! Having just finished up the last few articles for the Dutch Nationality, I figured it was time to do something hobby-related. It’s no secret that painting miniatures can be fun, but not everybody enjoys the act of painting. I prefer … Continue reading A Painting Guide for the Buccaneer Storming Party For Those Who Do Not Enjoy Painting
Buccaneer’s Companion Vol. 1 Review
The Buccaneer's Companion organized play campaign has been out for well over a year now and it's time to do a review! Guy and I played the entire thing as Spanish and English, respectively. We started it in August 2020 and finished in December so we've had a while to reflect on the experience. In … Continue reading Buccaneer’s Companion Vol. 1 Review