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
In this video, we review the various Navy factions from No Peace Beyond the Line. The Dutch Navy, French Navy, Spanish Armada and English Royal Navy all have their unique flavor in Blood & Plunder. Join us we compare and review these faction.. https://youtu.be/uE3W-T9Ddh4 You can find our written reviews of the English Royal Navy, … Continue reading Naval Faction Showdown Video
Here's our Faction Review Video for the English Buccaneers. https://youtu.be/24hhvHKU79M You can find a written review for the English Buccaneers here.
By Dan Carlson Ahoy there everybody! Cap’n Dan is here to go over the Dutch Navy and everything you need to know about playing them! Reasons for Playing the Dutch Navy: Being able to take Heavily Built on all the ships in your Force. Your main sailors are more well rounded than other Nationalities’ equivalents. Because … Continue reading Dutch Navy: Blood & Plunder Faction Review
We hope you enjoy this video review of the French Buccaneers. https://youtu.be/GlnKf2ivUyw
We have another faction review up on our YouTube channel. The Dutch Privateers are a strong sea faction! https://youtu.be/-Uax7GksfWA You can read a full review of this faction here on the blog.
This is part 3 in a full series of articles on force building in Blood & Plunder. In the first article we looked at some general tips on generic force building, in the second article we looked at building for land games and now we get to look at building for games at sea. With … Continue reading Force Building III: Building for Sea Games
By Joseph Forster The Ostend Privateer faction is one of the smaller Spanish factions in Blood & Plunder, but its combination of strengths from both the Dutch and Spanish nationalities make it a very strong naval faction, in spite of having fewer force building options than most other naval factions of the major European powers. … Continue reading Faction Overview – Ostend Privateers
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
By Dan Carlson & Joseph Forster Are you sick and tired of playing with English or French Units? Does you nemesis at you local game store play the Spanish so well it infuriates you? Those Advanced Maneuvers chipping away your rigging like shots at a Tortuga Tavern? If any of theses apply to you, I … Continue reading Dutch Privateers: Blood & Plunder Faction Review
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
By Dan Carlson Author’s Note Ahoy thar ye swabs! Yer ordinary author has tasked me with givin’ an overview of the Pirates Faction! All the points made in this here piece are commin’ from my own experience as a sailor (player). If ye be havin’ any disagreements on the usage of the Faction, ye can … Continue reading Faction Overview – Pirates
The Guarda Costas was the original seagoing Spanish faction when the game was released and while there are some other solid choices for taking Spain out on the waves, the Guarda Costas has some unique advantages. Faction Rules I was surprised to see the Guarda Costas has the +2 on the roll to determine attacker … Continue reading Spanish Guarda Costas – A Faction Breakdown