Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario III – The Battle of El Real Santa Maria

A Hitherto Undiscovered Description of the Battle of El Real Santa Maria, Where in the Well Trained Spanish Militia Fought Against the Vagaries of the English Buccaneers and their Traitorous Allies By Guy Rheuark This is a battle report for the third battle of the Buccaneer’s Companion Vol. I, a free expansion that Firelock Games … Continue reading Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario III – The Battle of El Real Santa Maria

Solo Battle Report: Capture the Settlement – Northeastern Woodland Tribes vs North American English Militia

This was a solo game testing out a new scenario from the upcoming Queen Anne's War expansion. This scenario is still a work in progress and feedback is still relevant and helpful at this point (August/September 2020) so please chime in if you have any thoughts! For this solo game I basically of used the … Continue reading Solo Battle Report: Capture the Settlement – Northeastern Woodland Tribes vs North American English Militia

Battle Report: Land Breakthrough – Golden Island Tribe vs Spanish Militia

I have another battle report for you and this was a fun one! Here we have a 200 point land game testing the massive 65 model Spanish Horde vs a 32 model Native force led by legendary King Golden Cap. I played the Natives as Attacker in the Breakthrough scenario vs my friend Guy Rheuark … Continue reading Battle Report: Land Breakthrough – Golden Island Tribe vs Spanish Militia

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

The Native American Nationality and Factions

In Blood & Plunder each nationality has certain distinctives that make it interesting and unique. I’ve 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 than Spanish Corsairs) and those articles get into the nitty-gritty details of units, abilities, and strategies. This … Continue reading The Native American Nationality and Factions

Battle Report – French Canadian Militia vs Caribbean Tribes

This was a 200 point land game and part of our "project" to see if the Native factions, specifically the Native factions with Poisoned Arrows, could be defeated with some sneaky French factions. The Forces Both forces are very similar to the forces used in my last battle report with the French fielding lots of … Continue reading Battle Report – French Canadian Militia vs Caribbean Tribes