Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario V – La Serena

By Guy Rheuark This is the fifth battle in the The Buccaneer's Companion Vol. I. It has been a long campaign for the brave Spanish defenders. We defended against the English buccaneers in Portobello, killing them to almost a man. They retaliated and took one of our ships, in what is now known as The … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario V – La Serena

Battle Report: Storm the Fort – Dutch Privateers vs English Caribbean Militia

Here's another fort report! This one was fast and brutal with less finesse or nuance. This was a 300 point game played with my friend Bryan and our local game store, Geeks & Games in Oregon City. The Forces I've had a lot of experience playing Spanish in the fort recently so this time I … Continue reading Battle Report: Storm the Fort – Dutch Privateers vs English Caribbean Militia

Battle Report: Escort at Sea – English Royal Navy vs Brethren of the Coast

Here's a brief battle report on 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 couple months and I needed to try it! The ForcesI … Continue reading Battle Report: Escort at Sea – English Royal Navy vs Brethren of the Coast

Faction Overview – English Caribbean Militia

By Joseph Forster The English Caribbean Militia is a hardy and aggressive faction that gives the English player in Blood in Plunder solid options for fighting on land and even venturing out to sea if necessary. This faction was originally published in the core rule book but has since been updated in No Peace Beyond … Continue reading Faction Overview – English Caribbean Militia

Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario IV – The Battle of Perico

By Joseph Forster The English Buccaneers lead by Sharp, Hawkins, and "Zombie" Coxon have raided Portobello, tangled with the Guarda Costas, and stormed the Spanish fort at Santa Maria. The English have set their sights on Panama but they await reinforcements. The Spanish armadilla has spotted the English Buccaneers and has sent a fleet of … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario IV – The Battle of Perico

Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario III – The Battle of El Real Santa Maria

A Hitherto Undiscovered Description of the Battle of El Real Santa Maria, Where in the Well Trained Spanish Militia Fought Against the Vagaries of the English Buccaneers and their Traitorous Allies By Guy Rheuark This is a battle report for the third battle of the Buccaneer’s Companion Vol. I, a free expansion that Firelock Games … Continue reading Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario III – The Battle of El Real Santa Maria

Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario II – The Navio de Aviso

This is the second game in the set of 6 historical scenarios released by Firelock Games as an Organized Play kit in the first quarter of 2020. You can find a battle report on the first scenario here. I'm playing this campaign with my friend Guy who will be contributing Battle Reports on some of … Continue reading Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario II – The Navio de Aviso

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