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

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