We continue our coverage of the Raise the Black expansion with a video looking at the new material for the Spanish player in this book. https://youtu.be/dDR6gsnf-vg?si=4_bbvOppeUTmoklh Additional Recommended Content 18th Century Bermuda Sloop Ship Overview Complete Guide to Characters in Raise the Black Guide to Blood & Plunder Plastic Sprues for Raise the Black Recommended … Continue reading The Spanish in Raise the Black Video
Sloop Wars Volume 3 is live on YouTube. This series of full length gameplay videos is designed to help new and intermediate players of Blood & Plunder get familiar with the basic flow of the game. Not every choice and rule is explained, but by watching a game being played out by players familiar with … Continue reading Sloop Wars: Volume 3 Video
The following is a guest article battle report from a game from the recent 2023 Summer of Plunder campaign. Thanks to Michael Verity for letting feature his game here. Game Setup & Special Rules Night Raid Scenario. Adjustable visibility range with chance to increase or decrease from starting 15" (WH dice) each turn for passing … Continue reading Guest Battle Report: Michael Verity – Spanish Militia vs. Dutch Caribbean Militia
Intro This past week concluded the third annual Summer of Plunder Global Campaign! We hope you had a good time and we thank you for participating! After 9 weeks of pirate gaming, logging 1,396 games of Blood & Plunder and Oak & Iron on battle tables around the world, the 2023 Summer of Plunder is … Continue reading Week 9 Update – 2023 Summer of Plunder Resolution
Intro Welcome to the first update in the 2023 Summer of Plunder Campaign for Blood & Plunder and Oak & Iron! There’s a ton of pirating going on this year and we’re excited to share our campaign progress so far! If you’re just joining us in this campaign, or returning after participating in previous years, … Continue reading Week 1 Update – Summer of Plunder 2023
Spanish, to arms! Summer of Plunder approaches and the Spanish must prevail.
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?
My name is Garrett Swader and this is a breakdown of the winning list from the Blood & Plunder tournament at 2023 Adepticon. I was not the player behind this list but I did create it as a loaner/alternate for my own list. Credit to Mark Magdowski for using the tools he was given and … Continue reading Adepticon 2023 – Spanish Armada Tournament Force
The Blood & Plunder painting contest has been running for two weeks now and we've got about 50 entries so far. In this Great Pirate Paint Off update, we're going to take a look at some of these great entries, see which nations have been well represented so far, and give away random prize! The … Continue reading Great Pirate Paint Off Painting Contest – Update 1
Please enjoy this battle report on a game of the Beached Ship scenario from Raise the Black. Focusing on the Golden Age of Piracy and Queen Anne’s War in the early 18th century, Raise the Black has 15 new scenarios based on common engagements of the period. In this scenario, the Spanish Guarda Costas have … Continue reading Beached Ship Scenario – Blood & Plunder Battle Report
It's time to take a look at the Spanish pirate in the Pirates of Legend Captains Box! Of the 10 legendary minis in this box, Amaro "Pargo" Rodriguez Felipe is the only character not found in the Pirates chapter of Raise the Black. Spain has been a bit light on "Legendary Commanders" in this game … Continue reading Amaro “Pargo” – Painted Blood & Plunder Miniature
We've been wanting to make a Learn to Play video for a long time and we finally got a start! It was a much more difficult job than initially anticipated! In this video we lay out the basics of a game while playing a full turn of a small land game with Spanish vs. English. … Continue reading Blood & Plunder Learn to Play – Quick Start Guide Video
This is another special guest post by Michael Verity. This battle report was submitted as part of the 2022 Summer of Plunder Campaign and Michael gave us permission to publish it here. This is a custom scenario where one side is trying to remove treasure from a town and escape. Enjoy! Last scenario, and reported … Continue reading Campaign Battle Report – Run with the Loot
With this Spanish Tercio, list Fernando Arteaga won 3rd place at the Easter Island 2022 tournament. Spanish Tercios Tournament List Faction: Tercios Commander: Experienced Tercio Commander Points: 150 Theater: Land Source: No Peace Beyond the Line By Fernando Arteaga Force ConstructionSpanish Tercios 8 Trained Soldados with a Grizzled Veteran 8 Trained Hostigadores with a Standard … Continue reading Spanish Tercios Tournament List from Easter Island Event
This list won the sea tournament at Historicon 2022. Faction: Spanish Corsairs Commander: Blas Miguel Points: 200 By Fernando Arteaga Spanish Corsairs Historicon Sea Tournament The ForceFirst Piragua: First Unit: Miguel De Blas, 11 Marineros without pistols (one musician in it). Stinkpots. They were manning the four swivels. Second Unit: 6 Marineros without pistols starting … Continue reading Spanish Corsairs Historicon Sea Tournament