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
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Using Blood & Plunder Pirate Ships in Dungeons & Dragons
Playing Dungeons and Dragons is an exciting adventure where players can take on the roles of different characters and embark on epic quests. One of the most thrilling experiences in D&D is playing as a pirate crew on a ship, navigating treacherous waters and facing dangerous foes. With the right group of players and a … Continue reading Using Blood & Plunder Pirate Ships in Dungeons & Dragons
Privateer Ship Variants Video
We have a new Ship Review video up on your YouTube channel. Check out this video on the alternate “Privateer” versions of the Sloop, Brigantine, and Fluyt. https://youtu.be/gbkejE2WIj8
Heavy Bark Ship Review Video
In this video, Dan, Guy, and Joseph review the Heavy Bark alternate rig for the Sloop model. https://youtu.be/0laR-_4_p1o
Rigging a Brigantine Video
In this video, Joseph covers the basics in ship rigging while building a Brigantine model. https://youtu.be/c9X4XxInfBE
Completed Brigantine Ship for Blood & Plunder
It's always satisfying to finish a ship project for Blood & Plunder! Check out this Brigantine model all painted and rigged up and ready to raid! The Brigantine is one of the most often referenced ships used by pirates in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The Brigantine usually have a square-rigged fore mast … Continue reading Completed Brigantine Ship for Blood & Plunder
Longboat Review Video
Here's our video review of the Longboat in Blood & Plunder. https://youtu.be/jBv6NCjZ60s You can find our written review of the Longboat, along with all the other ships in Blood & Plunder, here on the blog.
Bark Ship Review Video
Check out our latest Blood & Plunder Ship Review: the Bark on YouTube. Bark Ship Review Content: Ship Stats Model Capacity Analysis Weapon Options Special Traits analysis: Simple Rig Shallow Draft Lightly Built Reinforced Bulkheads Uses for Blood & Plunder games & force building Size comparison to the other Ships General Analysis and Performance in … Continue reading Bark Ship Review Video
Painting Ship Windows Video
The Plunder Basics series continues with this short video on painting the windows on ships. https://youtu.be/TNZm9_Ue6SQ
Painting Powder Burns Video
Guy continues his Plunder Basics series with a short video on painting powder burn marks around cannon gun ports on ships. https://youtu.be/4vrjWfu8wGs Enjoy! You can check out his growing playlist of Plunder Basics videos here.
Blood & Plunder Ship Overview – The Piragua
By Joseph Forster Representing huge dugout canoes made of single logs, the Piragua is the largest boat in Blood & Plunder and fills a fun between-a-boat-and-a-ship place in the game. Faster, more maneuverable, and tougher than both the canoa and longboat, the Piragua is an interesting boat to include in your force and is a … Continue reading Blood & Plunder Ship Overview – The Piragua
Leopards of the Seas – Bermuda Sloops in the Golden Age of Piracy
It could be said that the great warships of the English Royal Navy in the latter half of the 17th and through to the 18th century might be characterized by the Lion. The Lion stands proudly as the figurehead on Albion’s warships throughout the period, its looming muscular power threatening to smash and tear its foe to pieces … Continue reading Leopards of the Seas – Bermuda Sloops in the Golden Age of Piracy
Ship Review Video Series: The Brigantine
Please enjoy this ship review video on our YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/j9owDtoz0G0 You can find a more complete article covering the Brigantine here.
Ship Review Video Series: The Light Frigate
Please enjoy this ship review video on our YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/KDQkaUQaTGI You can find the written article on the Light Frigate here.
Beginner’s Guide to Painting & Rigging a Bark for Blood & Plunder
Painting and rigging a Bark or any miniature ship can be a daunting task, especially for beginners or those with limited painting experience. However, this painting guide offers a simple and time-efficient approach to achieving a respectable tabletop standard using minimal supplies. It is possible to complete a ship project in a single sitting, making … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Painting & Rigging a Bark for Blood & Plunder