Faction Overview – The French Buccaneers

By Guy Rheuark The French Buccaneers were one of the most feared factions in the Caribbean during the 17th century. Most likely leaving France as economic, religious, or political refugees, these interlopers started on Hispaniola and Tortuga hunting wild cattle and boar, working with the natives and learning how they smoked meat on a boucan. … Continue reading Faction Overview – The French Buccaneers

The French Nationality and Factions

By Guy Rheuark In Blood & Plunder each nationality has certain distinctives that make it interesting and unique. Joseph Forester has been writing a series of articles that look at distinctives of individual factions (there are several factions within each nationality i.e Spanish Militia are very different from Spanish Corsairs) and those articles get into … Continue reading The French Nationality and Factions

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