The English 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 English Buccaneers are very different than English Caribbean Militia) and those get into the nitty-gritty details of units, abilities, and strategies. … Continue reading The English Nationality and Factions

Faction Overview – English Pirate Hunters

Historically it appears the Pirate Hunters were a diverse lot, ranging from Militia volunteers, Royal Navy veteran to Boucaniers who were likely nearly as lawless as the pirates they hunted. In Blood & Plunder, this faction is represented by a mix of seamen, Militia and Buccaneers. Their faction ability improves their melee ability which makes … Continue reading Faction Overview – English Pirate Hunters

Battle Report: Campaign Game 5 – Pirate Hunters vs Spanish Militia

My current local campaign has progressed to round 5. This is a non-standard campaign with Guy Rhueark, our "Campaign Master," playing NPC Spanish that players encounter if they fail to bump into another player's ship in our campaign map of the Caribbean. This round, my Pirate Hunters commanded by Thomas Clarke had the task of … Continue reading Battle Report: Campaign Game 5 – Pirate Hunters vs Spanish Militia

Battle Report – Campaign Game 4: Pirate Hunters vs Spanish Corsairs

My local custom campaign has proceeded to round 4 where my English Pirate Hunters encountered a Spanish Corsair Corvette. This is 200 point naval game again featured my custom commander vs Guy, who is running our campaign and playing NPC ships which the players might encounter The ForcesThe Corsair corvette was much different than any … Continue reading Battle Report – Campaign Game 4: Pirate Hunters vs Spanish Corsairs

Campaign Battle Report 1 – Pirate Hunters vs English Buccaneers

My local group has just started up a new custom campaign and this was my first game. We played this game at Oregon City Geeks & Games, a great store that fully supports Blood & Plunder. The campaign in No Peace Beyond the Line is excellent and I encourage anyone with a local group to … Continue reading Campaign Battle Report 1 – Pirate Hunters vs English Buccaneers

Battle Report – English Pirate Hunters vs Armada de Barlovento

This was a 200 point naval Encounter with Nick, used as a "warm up" for an upcoming campaign. My local club is about to start its third full campaign and we've taken liberties with the campaign rules. This time were simplifying it a bit and adding some story elements. I love the campaign as it's … Continue reading Battle Report – English Pirate Hunters vs Armada de Barlovento