Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario VI – Arica

We made it to the end! This is the last of the six scenarios in the Organized Play Buccaneers' Companion campaign that follows the English Pacific Adventure over 1680 and 1681. Guy and I have played all these scenarios choosing to play them in a variety of ways, sometimes using the suggested force lists, sometimes … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario VI – Arica

Strategies and Tactics in Blood & Plunder: Cannons and Artillery

By Joseph Forster Cannons are an exciting part of historical naval warfare and they will be central to many games of Blood & Plunder. In this article we will be looking at how cannons function in the game and going over some tactics that will help you get the most out of your big guns. … Continue reading Strategies and Tactics in Blood & Plunder: Cannons and Artillery

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: Amphibious Raze – French Royal Navy vs Spanish Tercios

I have an epic battle report for you today! This was a 400 point amphibious game using a large wooden palisade fort manned with cannons and plenty of Spanish muskets vs the French Navy in a Corvette and the massive Galleon with my friend, Guy Reuark as admiral.  I've been working on play testing rules … Continue reading Battle Report: Amphibious Raze – French Royal Navy vs Spanish Tercios

Solitaire Battle Report – English Buccaneers vs Portuguese-Brazilian Tercios

I'm back with another COVID solo game. Firelock Games sent me some fort bastions to run through some play test games and here's my first game using them. These bastions are basically enlarged and fortified corners for the Palisade Fort and give platforms and clear fields of fire for artillery inside the fort. As it … Continue reading Solitaire Battle Report – English Buccaneers vs Portuguese-Brazilian Tercios