Faction Overview – Spanish Corsairs

By Guy Rheuark On the fringes of Spanish society in the 17th century existed the Spanish Corsairs. Named after the raiders and privateers of the Mediterranean, these Privateers did not always have a letter of mark, and sometimes believed that they didn’t need one. Much like the Guarda Costas, Spanish Corsairs were opportunists, attacking with … Continue reading Faction Overview – Spanish Corsairs

New Faction Preview- Spanish Mission Garrison

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

Faction Overview – Ostend Privateers

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

The Spanish Nationality and 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. … Continue reading The Spanish Nationality and Factions

Spanish Armada de Barlovento – A Faction Breakdown

The Armada de Barlovento has many similarities to the Spanish Guarda Costas but overall it's a more well-trained and hard-hitting faction. Adding Soldados as core units and moving Marineros Piqueros into the core column really changes the flavor of this Spanish naval faction. Force Rules You can tell it's going to be a fairly strong … Continue reading Spanish Armada de Barlovento – A Faction Breakdown