If you're just starting out with Blood & Plunder, it can be overwhelming to figure out what products to buy to get started. The 2-player Blackbeard vs Maynard Starter Box is a great place to start for Blood & Plunder. Assuming you've already picked that up, now what? This guide will help you know what … Continue reading What Should I Buy After the Blood & Plunder Starter Box?
Aligned with no nation, these desperate men fight for plunder and independence.
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Pirates Faction Articles
Below are our latest articles regarding the Pirates for Blood & Plunder. These include faction info, commander models, early colonial Spanish terrain, and more!
How To Make A Custom Mini for Henry Jennings in Blood & Plunder
Henry Jennings was a notorious pirate who operated in the Caribbean during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Born in England, Jennings began his career as a sailor and privateer. He was known for his cunning and successful raids, including the capture of the Spanish treasure galleon "Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación". After retiring … Continue reading How To Make A Custom Mini for Henry Jennings in Blood & Plunder
Adepticon 2023 – Black Caesar’s Marauders
A full breakdown of the 2nd place force from the 2023 Adepticon Blood & Plunder tournament.
Benjamin Hornigold: Notorious Pirate & Privateer of the Caribbean
Benjamin Hornigold is arguably one of the most important figures in the history of the Golden Age of Piracy. In fact, he is considered by many to be one of its "founding fathers". In this article, we'll cover Benjamin Hornigold's historical significance, how to make your own custom miniature, review his Blood & Plunder stats … Continue reading Benjamin Hornigold: Notorious Pirate & Privateer of the Caribbean
Edward “Blackbeard” Teach – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
Review and showcase of the new Blackbeard model for Blood & Plunder.
Beached Ship Scenario – Blood & Plunder Battle Report
Please enjoy this battle report on a game of the Beached Ship scenario from Raise the Black. Focusing on the Golden Age of Piracy and Queen Anne’s War in the early 18th century, Raise the Black has 15 new scenarios based on common engagements of the period. In this scenario, the Spanish Guarda Costas have … Continue reading Beached Ship Scenario – Blood & Plunder Battle Report
Golden Age Pirates – Blood & Plunder Faction Review
Oh me hearties this has been a LONG time coming! After 2 years, a global pandemic, and the resulting logistical issues that ensued, Raise the Black! is finally here! With Blood and Plunder moving into the 18th Century, the Pirates finally have their own Nationality! Chief among the new factions under the Pirate Nationality is the … Continue reading Golden Age Pirates – Blood & Plunder Faction Review
Pirates in Blood & Plunder Video
In this video we go over the various Pirate factions in the game and review how they play, and their power and fun level. https://youtu.be/XXIhQHQ6V74
Faction Overview – Brethren of the Coast
By Dan Carlson Ahoy there mateys! The Boyar of the Brethren had noticed that despite the absolute treasure trove of articles we have available, we don’t currently have one on the original Pirates of the Caribbean! So today we are going to remedy that! Grab your cutlass, eye patch, hat, and get ready to take … Continue reading Faction Overview – Brethren of the Coast
Product Review – Things from the Basement Faction Boxes
By Joseph Forster Things from the Basement has some great Blood & Plunder support products on their website (and I think have been involved in the design of the Ports of Plunder line of buildings) and today we're going to look at their storage boxes. They have a full line of 7 "Faction Boxes," each … Continue reading Product Review – Things from the Basement Faction Boxes
Raise the Black Preview – New Ship Upgrades
By Joseph Forster I've got another peek behind the scenes into the upcoming Raise the Black expansion for Blood & Plunder and I have a new preview article for you! There will be a dedicated section in Raise the Black for new Ship Upgrades reflecting the new technology and practices in sailing, shipbuilding, and fighting … Continue reading Raise the Black Preview – New Ship Upgrades
Create-a-Pirate Contest Winners
By Joseph Forster Thank you to everyone who entered characters in our commander/character contest! We got lots of fun and interesting entries and I discovered some new names through this as well! It was very difficult picking winners but it had to be done. We have selected 3 winners to receive the contest prize of … Continue reading Create-a-Pirate Contest Winners
Raise the Black Preview – Edward “Blackbeard” Teach
Ahoy there! Cap’n Dan is back to bring you a Blood and Pigment Exclusive Sneak Peek at one of the Commanders and Factions coming in the next big expansion for Blood and Plunder: Raise the Black! We are going to be looking at the most famous pirate in history: Edward “Blackbeard” Teach and his unique … Continue reading Raise the Black Preview – Edward “Blackbeard” Teach
Bermuda Sloop Hot Takes
October is coming! The Raise the Black Kickstarter campaign is now less than a month away! Included in that Kickstarter is a brand new ship, the Bermuda Sloop. The Must Contain Minis blog recently did a spoiler article on this new ship and it looks beautiful! We now have spoilers for the full stats (subject … Continue reading Bermuda Sloop Hot Takes
The Unaligned “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 Unaligned “Nationality” and Factions