Everything you need to know about the Carpenter fighting man special characters in Blood & Plunder. Stats analysis, how to build a custom miniature guide, strategy & tactics, and force-building suggestions. We'll look at the vital role the Carpenter Character plays in the game and help you learn to use him to maximum success. Table of … Continue reading Carpenter Character – Strategy, Tactics & Miniature Ideas
It may come as a shock to some, but the use of hand-thrown, explosive weapons during the age of piracy actually played a crucial role in maritime warfare. Pirates, renowned for their ingenuity and resourcefulness, employed a variety of explosive devices to devastating effect. From simple grenade-type "bombs", to lethal "fire pots" and even smoke-filled, … Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Explosives for Blood & Plunder
In this article we will look at how Sweeps work in Blood & Plunder, what ships can use them, what factions they work best for, and if they are good or not. Sailing is a huge part of playing Blood & Plunder at sea. Raising and lowering sails, tacking, wearing, and box hauling. These are … Continue reading Using Sweeps on Ships in Blood & Plunder
A comprehensive review of sea forces using boats instead of ships in 200 point games of Blood & Plunder at sea.
In this video we have an in-depth discussion on how Fatigue functions in Blood & Plunder. We look at how to keep Fatigue off your own units and how to lay Fatigue down on your enemy so you can control the game. https://youtu.be/bFC4HIuNVbc It may sound "dry as a bone," but understanding Fatigue can be … Continue reading Fatigue Management in Blood & Plunder Video
The more I play Blood & Plunder, the more I enjoy the Fortune mechanic in the game. Wargames have to have some element of randomness and chance or they become an exercise in math. Relying on dice and cards drawn from a deck, Blood and Plunder has plenty of non-predictable elements. Chance, Fate, Providence, or … Continue reading Strategies and Tactics in Blood & Plunder: Fortune Points
By Guy Rheuark After learning to play Blood & Plunder and buying your first miniatures there are a wealth of strategies and tactics that not only make each game exciting from moment to moment but let you carry lessons you learn from one game to the next. Gameplay isn’t the only way to learn, though. … Continue reading Strategies and Tactics in Blood & Plunder: Playing the Game
By Guy Rhueark After learning to play Blood & Plunder and buying your first miniatures there are a wealth of strategies and tactics that not only make each game exciting moment to moment, but let you carry lessons you learn from one game to the next. Gameplay isn’t the only way to learn, though. You … Continue reading Strategies & Tactics: What to Bring to War and Making a Force List