Black Powder

By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 15th, 2017
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Warlord Games is expanding their Black Powder range. This time around, it’s the Polish and Prussians getting new units. I guess it’s the “P” month for new releases. Anyway, if you’re looking to bulk up your forces with some new line units, or a new set of cavalry modelsC...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 5th, 2017
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Napoleon had basically conquered all of Europe. Then he decided he’d go an invade Russia. History tells us how well that worked out for him. But you never know. Maybe you could’ve done better if you’d been in charge. That’s what you’ll get to try out with A Clash of Eagl...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 9th, 2017
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One thing with miniatures is that you can change just a couple things on a figure and get a whole new miniature out of it. This economy of sculpts lets a company put out a large number of figures in a relatively short amount of time. By changing the type of weapon on a gun […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 8th, 2017
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Warlord Games is letting you British players bulk up your forces a bit with a trio of new releases for Black Powder. There’s a new Highland Regiment, a British Household Brigade, and a British Union Brigade. Because who likes having to wear pants or walk to battle?...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 31st, 2017
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For a long time, the British had some of the best fighting forces on the planet. Their various units of cavalry and regiments led them to conquest all over. Warlord Games is letting you bring some of that to your tabletop with some new cavalry units as well as an infantry regiment for Black Powder. [...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 17th, 2017
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The War of Spanish Succession was much more than just a small scuffle on the Iberian Peninsula. People all over the world found themselves fighting over the next person to sit on the Spanish throne. Now you can recreate those battles with a bunch of new Malborough’s Wars units that are availabl...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 6th, 2017
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Warlord Games has quite a lot they’re working on over in their shop. Those that are looking to expand their Black Powder collections will want to take a look at this particular thing. The War of Spanish Succession was a lot more than just a couple Iberians getting into a scuffle about who shoul...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 11th, 2017
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Throughout much of military history, men on horseback have been some of the most formidable forces in warfare. Their fast, powerful charges into enemy lines could be the deciding factor in a battle. Later this year, Warlord Games will be coming out with some new British Cavalry models for Black Powde...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 29th, 2016
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Along with all the other deals that Warlord Games currently has going on, they’ve got another one for you to check out. This time, they’ve got a special Black Powder offer to help you recreate one of the most famous battles in history....
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Dec 8th, 2016
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are long gone, but that doesn’t mean that all the sales are done for until the After Christmas ones being. No, there’s still deals to be had, especially from Warlord Games....
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Nov 7th, 2016
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The Comanche had one of the most powerful Native American empires in the 1800s. One of the Chiefs in charge of it was Po-cha-na-quar-hip, also known as “Buffalo Hump.” He helped lead bands during the Great Raid of 1840, where numerous Comanche groups took part in retaliatory raids of whit...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jul 29th, 2016
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Technology is ever-advancing. These days you can keep a whole library’s worth of books right in your pocket. Digital books are easier to carry, and can be easier to sift through to find exactly what you need. Warlord Games is adding to your available digital library now with two supplements for...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jul 28th, 2016
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Not everyone has time to paint their minis. As such, they like the idea of getting them either painted after they get them, or just buy models that have already been painted. Well, Warlord Games has been kicking around the idea of selling pre-painted minis for a while. They got the first batches of s...
By Polar_Bear
In American Revolution
Jul 5th, 2016
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Warlord Games has a pair of news stories pertaining to Black Powder, their miniatures war game set in the 16th and 17th centuries. The first is that Rebellion!, their American Revolution supplement, is now available in .pdf form. The other is that they are taking pre-orders for a new starter set base...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
May 2nd, 2016
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We’re working our way through convention season. Last weekend was KingdomCon. The week before that was PAX East. Next week is CMON Expo. If you’re out going to shows, you might have less funds than usual for gaming. Well, the folks at Warlord Games still want you to be able to get the fig...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Apr 29th, 2016
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Warlord Games’ team-up with Perry Miniatures brings you even more figures for you historical wargame fans. This time around it’s British Infantry styled on the uniforms used by those stationed in Afghanistan and Sudan from 1877 to 1885. They’re suitable for use if you’re playi...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Apr 19th, 2016
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Everyone likes to get more for their money. Whether it’s because you don’t have a lot and want to keep what you can, or you have a lot but want a whole lot more, we all love to save a few bucks if we can. Well, Warlord Games is here to help out. They’ve got […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 28th, 2016
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The old saying goes that, “Clothes make the man.” And before anyone really thought, “you know… maybe we shouldn’t have our soldiers stick out like sore thumbs to get shot down,” many army units were known specifically for their flashy uniforms. One such were the Fr...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Mar 23rd, 2016
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Living in Atlanta, there’s plenty of opportunity to learn about the events of the Civil War (just don’t talk about that Sure-Man guy. That’ll get you beat up). It was certainly a very tumultuous time in this country’s history (a “no, duh” statement, I know). Now, W...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 11th, 2016
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For full effect of this news post, feel free to put on the 1812 Overture. Yes, for all my fellow Americans out there, the 1812 Overture has nothing to do with “our” War of 1812. It’s about the French and Russians. The French, specifically, are the object of this post, with new plast...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 26th, 2016
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Get on your bikes and ride! Err… get on your horses and ride! In their day, cavalrymen armed with lances were some of the most formidable soldiers out on the battlefield. They were fast, deadly, and could turn the tide of an entire battle with one of their charges. And now you can add some [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Feb 5th, 2016
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While Bolt Action might encompass a very specific set of years, Warlord Games’ Black Powder line spans quite a number of years, as well as numerous conflicts that took place all across the globe during said time periods. There are a couple new releases for the line that are separated by as much...
By Polar_Bear
In American Revolution
Jan 25th, 2016
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I’m a Hessian without no aggression. Warlord Games recently started taking pre-orders for their Colonial troops for their new American War of Independence sets. Well, you can’t really have colonial troops without some redcoats to fight against them. So that’s what they’re taki...
By Polar_Bear
In American Revolution
Jan 19th, 2016
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Warlord Games has expanded their stock of plastic sets for the American War of Independence line. So if you’re looking to add some backbone to your colonial forces, that’s certainly a possibility now. There’s three different groups of troopers, as well as different sets you can get ...
By Polar_Bear
In American Revolution
Oct 30th, 2015
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Warlord Games might be breaking into the sci-fi miniatures business with Beyond the Gates of Antares and Terminator: Genisys, but they’re still mostly known for their historical miniatures, and for good reason. They’ve got quite an extensive catalog of figures and they’re constantly...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 31st, 2015
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The “Build An Army” deal for Bolt Action has gone over very well. People are using the website to make a force using the drop-down menus, then getting themselves a free tank with the deal. Well, Warlord Games is expanding the deal to their other game systems. First up is Black Powder....
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jul 22nd, 2015
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Warlord Games is giving you an opportunity to get into one of their game systems with their Summer Sizzling Starter Sale (holy alliteration, Batman!). Pick up the rulebook for one of their various systems and you can get a plastic box set from that system for free....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 23rd, 2015
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Told you it wouldn’t be long before Warlord Games came back with another Napoleonic release. We once more go back to the fields of Waterloo where we have some new Prussians, arriving back just in time to save Wellington’s butt after the French had initially sent them into retreat. There&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 18th, 2015
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Waterloo. It was 200 years ago. One of the battles that set the course of history after it. I’d like to think you’ve heard about it by now if you’ve been paying attention to the site at all, since… yeah, we’ve had a lot of companies doing things in honor of the anniversa...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 10th, 2015
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This month is the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo, arguably one of the most well-known battles in Western Civilization. Napoleon met his epic defeat that effectively ended his rule of the French empire (except for the Hundred Days a little later on). In recognition of this historic event,...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 29th, 2015
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While, thanks to The Simpsons, the current joke is that the French are a bunch of “cheese-eating surrender monkeys,” the truth is that for much of their history, the French army was one of the most-feared fighting forces in Europe. And some of the most-feared were the Grenadiers of the Ol...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 19th, 2015
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Cavalry has always been an important part of an army. Napoleon certainly knew that, and so he made heavy use of the Chasseurs a Cheval (or mounted hunters, if you will) to scout and raid the enemy. In the days before satellites and even aircraft, you simply had to go and look for the enemy […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 1st, 2015
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Warlord Games gives your British soldiers some punch at Waterloo with a trio of artillery pieces. They’ve got a 6lb cannon, a 9lb cannon, and a 5.5 inch howitzer with which to blast holes in the enemy ranks. Send Napoleon reeling with these formidable guns and crew. From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Feb 11th, 2015
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Hey everyone. The week’s half-over (for you Monday-thru-Friday types, anyway). We’ve got another set of shorter stories we’ve collected together. In this batch we have: over a dozen new releases from Paulson Games, a new terrain/bits company Cathedral Arcanum, Warlord Games previews...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jan 21st, 2015
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Warlord Games helps you battle back those dastardly French with some reinforcements for the opposition with the release of new King’s German Legion units for Black Powder. Available with either muskets or rifles, they are available now over in the Warlord Games Webshop. Source From the release:...