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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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!
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
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
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
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
By Joseph Forster If you like playing Blood & Plunder at sea and you like to focus on cannons, the English Royal Navy is going to be one of the best factions for you! The Royal Navy combines excellent gunnery with stout English grit and courage, making it a very deadly sea faction in Blood … Continue reading Faction Overview – English Royal Navy
By Joseph Forster The Summer 2021 Blood & Plunder Global Community Campaign has been awesome so far! It's been great to see so many folks out there playing games, painting minis, and setting up awesome boards. There's about a month left in the campaign (end date is 9/11/21) and we still have plenty of prizes … Continue reading Two Campaign Missions – Global Campaign
By Joseph Forster Here's a battle report on a non-standard game, but first, some history! The British campaign against Spanish Florida was one of the first major events in Queen Anne's War. Governor James Moore of South Carolina mustered a significant force of colonial militia and Indian allies and marched and sailed down the American … Continue reading Battle Report – St. Augustine Cattle Stampede