Battle Report – Armada de Barlovento vs Jean Hamlyn’s Pirates

I finally got to play the Pirates! My friend Nick has been exploring the Spanish more and we met up for another game this weekend. Inspired by rewatching the Firelock Games/Beasts of War video of a 300 point naval game, I chose to play the Pirate faction led by Jean Hamlyn for this 230 point … Continue reading Battle Report – Armada de Barlovento vs Jean Hamlyn’s Pirates

Battle Report – French Expeditionary Force vs South American Tribes

After a drought of about 5 weeks or so of no real Blood & Plunder games (excluding the demo day earlier this month), I got 2 solid games in with my friend Guy this weekend. Here's a report on the 200 point land game that pitted the French Expeditionary Force against the South American Natives. … Continue reading Battle Report – French Expeditionary Force vs South American Tribes

Armada de Barlovento – A Faction Breakdown

The Armada de Barlovento has many similarities to the Spanish Guarda Costas but overall it's a more well-trained and hard-hitting faction. Adding Soldados as core units and moving Marineros Piqueros into the core column really changes the flavor of this Spanish naval faction. Force RulesYou can tell it's going to be a fairly strong faction … Continue reading Armada de Barlovento – A Faction Breakdown

Battle Report 11/18/18 – Armada de Barlovento vs Royal French Navy

I got a chance to play a good sized naval game with my friend Guy this weekend and give my newly completed Fluyt a test run. Summary Joseph Forster vs Guy Rheuark Armada de Barlovento commanded by Mateo Perez de Garay vs the Royal French Navy commanded by an Experienced Commander Fluyt vs Light Frigate … Continue reading Battle Report 11/18/18 – Armada de Barlovento vs Royal French Navy