New mini preview from Firelock Games. New sculpt for French Commander Pierre Lemoyne d'Iberville.
The first container of the Raise the Black Kickstarter has arrived in the States.
By Joseph Forster The next big expansion for Blood & Plunder is right around the corner and and it's time for some more spoilers! In this article we're going to take a look at a list of the factions found in Raise the Black. This expansion isn't quite as massive as No Peace Beyond the … Continue reading Blood & Plunder: Raise the Black SPOILERS – List of Factions
Raise the Black is sailing across the seas toward your gaming table right now! It’s so close. One of the new elements of this Kickstarter is the multi-part, multipurpose, injection mold plastic miniatures. This style of miniature is very different than the one-piece metal minis that have been standard for Blood & Plunder so far. … Continue reading Complete Guide to Raise the Black Plastic Miniature Sprues
By Joseph Forster The long wait is almost over! The Raise the Black Kickstarter is finally nearing completion and it's only now that the centerpiece of the Kickstarter, the massive Blackbeard vs. Maynard starter box, has been revealed in its full glory! A proof copy was recently featured in an unboxing video on Firelock's YouTube … Continue reading Blood & Plunder: Raise the Black 2-Player Starter Box Preview
By Joseph Forster Let's take another look at the new Fire on the Frontier book coming out later this year. In our last preview we looked at the basic table of contents, then looked at some Native and English factions. Today we're going to look at the new way this book interacts with the historical … Continue reading Fire on the Frontier – Preview II
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
By Joseph Forster Development continues on the Raise the Black expansion and it looks like the Queen Anne's War portion of the expansion will really expand the options for Native players. Some old factions will be updated for the new timeline and there will be several more new factions representing specific tribes ranging from Canada, … Continue reading Raise the Black Preview – The Cherokee
Here is our first foray into live recorded battle reports. Please enjoy this 200 point land game between Joseph and Guy where we test out the in-development French Raiders against the Caribbean Tribes. Let the Fatigue rain down! https://youtu.be/_f6lXKlnr7U We had some technical difficulties with 2 of the cameras we used so this video has … Continue reading Live Battle Video – French Raiders vs. Caribbean Tribes
By Joseph Forster It's time for another look at one of the upcoming new factions we will be getting in the upcoming Raise the Black (and French & Indian War I) expansion. Firelock Games has given me the details on the upcoming French Raiders faction which will be a centerpiece of some of the early … Continue reading New Faction Preview – French Raiders
I've been given permission to share some details from one of the new factions in the upcoming (and ever impending) French & Indian Wars Vol 1 (previously known as Queen Anne's War) expansion. Let's explore a new Spanish faction! Historical Background Before we look at the game rules and details for the Spanish Mission Garrison, … Continue reading New Faction Preview- Spanish Mission Garrison
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