Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario VI – Arica

We made it to the end! This is the last of the six scenarios in the Organized Play Buccaneers' Companion campaign that follows the English Pacific Adventure over 1680 and 1681. Guy and I have played all these scenarios choosing to play them in a variety of ways, sometimes using the suggested force lists, sometimes … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario VI – Arica

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

Battle Report: Supply Raid – Kalinago vs Spanish Militia

By Joseph Forster I'm working on creating some scenarios designed around some of the great 4Ground terrain made for Blood & Plunder and here is a quick report on a game testing one of these scenarios. This is a 100 point amphibious battle centered around the Wooden Port Set from 4Ground, played against my friend, … Continue reading Battle Report: Supply Raid – Kalinago vs Spanish Militia

Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario V – La Serena

By Guy Rheuark This is the fifth battle in the The Buccaneer's Companion Vol. I. It has been a long campaign for the brave Spanish defenders. We defended against the English buccaneers in Portobello, killing them to almost a man. They retaliated and took one of our ships, in what is now known as The … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario V – La Serena

Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario IV – The Battle of Perico

By Joseph Forster The English Buccaneers lead by Sharp, Hawkins, and "Zombie" Coxon have raided Portobello, tangled with the Guarda Costas, and stormed the Spanish fort at Santa Maria. The English have set their sights on Panama but they await reinforcements. The Spanish armadilla has spotted the English Buccaneers and has sent a fleet of … Continue reading Battle Report: Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario IV – The Battle of Perico

Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario III – The Battle of El Real Santa Maria

A Hitherto Undiscovered Description of the Battle of El Real Santa Maria, Where in the Well Trained Spanish Militia Fought Against the Vagaries of the English Buccaneers and their Traitorous Allies By Guy Rheuark This is a battle report for the third battle of the Buccaneer’s Companion Vol. I, a free expansion that Firelock Games … Continue reading Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario III – The Battle of El Real Santa Maria

Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario II – The Navio de Aviso

This is the second game in the set of 6 historical scenarios released by Firelock Games as an Organized Play kit in the first quarter of 2020. You can find a battle report on the first scenario here. I'm playing this campaign with my friend Guy who will be contributing Battle Reports on some of … Continue reading Battle Report: The Buccaneer’s Companion Scenario II – The Navio de Aviso