The new Blood & Plunder multi part miniatures are great. The instructions for some of the kits can be a tiny bit frustrating. They work, but they don't fulfill my wildest dreams for miniature instructions. In this article, we are going to give specific parts lists and photos of 24 unique Blood & Plunder miniatures … Continue reading Building 24 Unique Blood & Plunder Sailors
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18th Century Bermuda Sloop – Blood & Plunder Ship Overview
Ship Overview - Bermuda Sloop The Bermuda Sloop is a small swift vessel popular throughout the Caribbean during the Age of Sail. With a shallow draft and high top speed, it was an extremely popular vessel among pirate crews. In the game of Blood & Plunder, it is quickly becoming the most popular ship due … Continue reading 18th Century Bermuda Sloop – Blood & Plunder Ship Overview
What Should I Buy After the Blood & Plunder Starter Box?
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?
Adepticon 2023 – British Royal Navy Galleon
Adepticon 2023 has come to a close, and what a thrilling event it was! Players from across the country gathered to showcase their skills and strategies on the high seas in the Blood & Plunder Sea tournament. The tournament featured a wide range of skills from veterans to first timers, each bringing their own unique … Continue reading Adepticon 2023 – British Royal Navy Galleon
Stede Bonnet – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
Stede Bonnet is an entertaining and puzzling character. In Blood & Plunder, he's not very competent, but he's brave and won't back down from a fight. This miniature comes from the Pirates of Legend set of multi-part plastic miniatures, part of the Raise the Black Kickstarter. For this Stede Bonnet miniature paintjob, I based my … Continue reading Stede Bonnet – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
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
18th Century Sloop Building Guide Video for Blood & Plunder
Check out our new video on our YouTube channel. In this video, we walk through the complete building process for the new 18th Century Sloop that is part of the new Blackbeard vs. Maynard 2 Player Starter Box. This isn't a really difficult model, but there are some good tips and tricks here that can … Continue reading 18th Century Sloop Building Guide Video for Blood & Plunder
How to Make an Easy Long John Silver Blood & Plunder Mini
Long John Silver is one of the most iconic characters in the pirate genre. Silver is one of the chief antagonists in the Robert Louis Stevenson novel, Treasure Island (1883). Because of it's popularity, Treasure Island has been turned in to plays, tv shoes and multiple full-length movies. When I saw the parrot model was … Continue reading How to Make an Easy Long John Silver Blood & Plunder Mini
The Maroons – Blood & Plunder Faction Review
The Maroons are a full fledged, interesting and powerful faction in Blood & Plunder. Continue for a full review of the Maroons faction.
Exclusive Raise the Black Report from Firelock Games
The first container of the Raise the Black Kickstarter has arrived in the States.
Blood & Plunder: Raise the Black SPOILERS – List of Factions
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
Complete Guide to Raise the Black Plastic Miniature Sprues
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
Blood & Plunder: Raise the Black 2-Player Starter Box Preview
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
14 Spiritual Leader Proxy Minis for Blood & Plunder
By Joseph Forster Using Spiritual Leader Characters in Blood & Plunder are one of my favorite unit options and I've become increasingly obsessed with collecting appropriate models for the various forces I regularly play. The obsession has become all-consuming so I figure if I make a blog post about them, that will get it out … Continue reading 14 Spiritual Leader Proxy Minis for Blood & Plunder
Raise the Black Preview: Legendary Captain Pirate Models Review
Before we move ahead with our thoughts on the Legendary Captain models, I’d like to tell a tale of how we came across these treasures.... It was a dark night, and our humble piragua La Pigmente had come across a Merchantman owned by the Firelock Trading Company known as Kii-Kstarter. It was quiet, perhaps a … Continue reading Raise the Black Preview: Legendary Captain Pirate Models Review