Battle Report: Land Escort – Flibustier Nau vs Portuguese Bandeirantes

I finally played a French faction! Here's a quick 200 point battle report pitting my French led by Francois L'Olonnais against my friend Bryan's Portuguese led by Francisco Dias Velho. The Forces I chose to play the Flibustier Nau, Francois L'Olonnais's personal force. This faction is a much more limited version of the French Buccaneers … Continue reading Battle Report: Land Escort – Flibustier Nau vs Portuguese Bandeirantes

The Peripheral Powers 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 Peripheral Powers Factions

Solitaire Battle Report – English Buccaneers vs Portuguese-Brazilian Tercios

I'm back with another COVID solo game. Firelock Games sent me some fort bastions to run through some play test games and here's my first game using them. These bastions are basically enlarged and fortified corners for the Palisade Fort and give platforms and clear fields of fire for artillery inside the fort. As it … Continue reading Solitaire Battle Report – English Buccaneers vs Portuguese-Brazilian Tercios

100 Point Battle Report – Logwood Cutters vs Portuguese-Brazilian Militia

It's been a while since I got a game in! Summer is a busy time for family events which cuts out some of my gaming opportunities. I was able to get together with my friend Bryan recently and play a 100 point land game on his dining room table. This is the first competitive 100 … Continue reading 100 Point Battle Report – Logwood Cutters vs Portuguese-Brazilian Militia

Battle Report – French Caribbean Militia vs Portuguese-Brazilian Tercios

My local group just hosted a tournament and while several of our player ended up not being able to attend, the few of us that did had a good time and got to play some good games. The following is a brief battle report on my first game of the tournament vs Guy R. The … Continue reading Battle Report – French Caribbean Militia vs Portuguese-Brazilian Tercios