Charles Vane – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature

The Raise the Black expansion includes a huge number of new "legendary" pirate commanders. Not only has Firelock Games delivered historical, fun and interesting sets of rules for each of these pirate commanders, but they have produced a set of 10 unique sculpts which you can buy on a sprue. One of those new unique … Continue reading Charles Vane – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature

Stede Bonnet – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature

Stede Bonnet is an entertaining and puzzling character. In Blood & Plunder, he's not very competent, but he's brave and won't back down from a fight. This miniature comes from the Pirates of Legend set of multi-part plastic miniatures, part of the Raise the Black Kickstarter. For this Stede Bonnet miniature paintjob, I based my … Continue reading Stede Bonnet – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature

Raise the Black Preview: Legendary Captain Pirate Models Review

Before we move ahead with our thoughts on the Legendary Captain models, I’d like to tell a tale of how we came across these treasures.... It was a dark night, and our humble piragua La Pigmente had come across a Merchantman owned by the Firelock Trading Company known as Kii-Kstarter. It was quiet, perhaps a … Continue reading Raise the Black Preview: Legendary Captain Pirate Models Review

Completed Legendary Benjamin Church Model

By Joseph Forster I just got the new model for the Legendary English commander from Fire on the Frontier painted up and I wanted to share some pics and some history. Benjamin Church had a long and impressive career leading colonial forces against both Native Americans and the French through King Philip's War, King William's … Continue reading Completed Legendary Benjamin Church Model