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: Amphibious Escort – Black Caribs vs French Caribbean Troupe à Cheval

It's been a full three months since I got a play a game with a real live opponent! My local game store was able to open up a few of their gaming tables recently and I met up with my friend Guy to play his 200 point game.  Both of us had fresh forces to … Continue reading Battle Report: Amphibious Escort – Black Caribs vs French Caribbean Troupe à Cheval

Faction Overview – French Caribbean Militia

By Guy Rheuark Based on Saint-Domingue and a smattering of other islands, France controlled some of the most wealthy sugar plantations in the Caribbean. The people who lived in these towns were well acquainted with defending themselves from the Spanish. It is in these towns the Boucaniers retired and thrived, lured by the French crown … Continue reading Faction Overview – French Caribbean Militia

Battle a Report – Spanish Tercios vs. French Caribbean Militia

This game was a test game for a new scenario coming out in the next rule book that will be covering more 18th century forces and scenarios. This was a casual 200 point land game with my friend Guy. The Forces I've been playing English in our current campaign so I took this chance to … Continue reading Battle a Report – Spanish Tercios vs. French Caribbean Militia

Battle Report – Tower Ambush: English Buccaneers vs. French Caribbean Militia

This is my third report on the Tower Fort Ambush Scenario! After seeing the Attacker roundly beaten twice in two previous games I felt I had a better idea how to approach the scenario as the Attacker. In this game I load my English up with explosives and try to burn down the stubborn French … Continue reading Battle Report – Tower Ambush: English Buccaneers vs. French Caribbean Militia

Battle Report – Tower Fort Ambush: English Caribbean Militia vs French Caribbean Militia

I played the Tower Fort scenario again! I played it a couple weeks ago as the Defender and this past week I had the chance to try it as the Attacker vs my friend Bryan.   The ScenarioThis is the new fort scenario recently released in the Downloads section of the Firelock website. There's a … Continue reading Battle Report – Tower Fort Ambush: English Caribbean Militia vs French Caribbean Militia