Pike & Shotte

By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 7th, 2017
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One thing about Historical games is that you often get to play characters that were actual people and had actual lives. … I guess it’s a bit different if you play a young version of them and they get killed off in a fight… Ah well, that’s half the fun. Anyway, Warlord Games is...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 10th, 2017
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Warlord Games is gearing up for the next supplement book to come out for Pike & Shotte. To Kill a King will be hitting shelves soon, and it’s a good time to bulk up your forces. As such, you can order a new Storming Party with Petards (with which you can use to hoist them), […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Apr 7th, 2017
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Well, after what seemed like two Thursdays in a row, we have made our way, finally, to Friday. And I, for one, welcome our new almost-weekend overlords. With any luck, your weekend will be filled with gaming. If not, I still hope it’s restful. But before we can get there, we should fill up on [...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 5th, 2017
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This is a story that could also potentially fit in with tomorrow’s Terrain Corner. Warlord Games is going to be coming out with new rules for sieges in the upcoming Pike & Shotte book, To Kill a King. They have posted up a preview of those rules for you to check out. Along with that, [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 20th, 2017
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The most interesting thing about King Charles the I is that he was 5’6″ tall at the start of his reign, but only 4’8″ tall at the end of it (source). … Ok, seriously, that’s the only thing I could hear while reading about this book. Warlord Games has started taking...
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 Historical
Oct 10th, 2016
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Pike & Shotte brings yet another of the greatest military leaders the world has known to your tabletop. This time it’s the longest-reigning sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He’s Suleiman I, also known as Suleiman the Magnificent to Westerners. Along with figures for him, Warlord Games a...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Sep 1st, 2016
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Ah, Warlord has posted some rules to add Samurai aspects to your Pike & Shotte armies. Makes me want to get some borscht and watch Battleship Potemkin (because now I’m just messing with you). But the fact that Warlord has posted up a new set of rules to field Japanese forces isn’t me...
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 Historical
Oct 23rd, 2015
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If you’re gonna have your troops do what you need them to do, then you need to have good commanders in charge of them. So it is with that in mind that Warlord Games has released some new Janissary Command models. Though even with good command, it’s a battle, so people are bound to get [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 25th, 2015
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While it seems a lot of Warlord Games’ focus is on Bolt Action and some of their sci-fi properties, they certainly haven’t forgotten about their other historical lines. Such as with Pike & Shotte, who have some new musketeer minis that are now available....
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Aug 14th, 2015
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I’ve been doing this job for a while now. I’ve seen the term Janissaries used all over the place on historical figures. It wasn’t until this news post that I found out that the term Janissaries comes from the Turkish for “new soldier.” You learn something new every day. ...
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 19th Century
May 22nd, 2015
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Apparently, a lot of you are happy with playing in The Devil’s Playground… by that, I mean the Thirty Years War supplement for Pike & Shotte from Warlord Games. What’d you think I could’ve possibly meant? Anyway, to help bulk up your armies and to provide some strong lead...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 18th, 2015
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The Pike & Shotte historical window is rather wide and includes conflicts from just about every European country, as well as many other countries around the world. Many of these battles were over different viewpoints on religion, as turmoil over the various religious movements dragged thousands ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
May 11th, 2015
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Sacre Bleu! Warlord Games is giving away quite a prize this month. Even if you’re not a fan of historical wargames (everyone has their own personal tastes, and that’s fine), you might want to make an order with Warlord Games to get your name in the hat. Every order made through their webs...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 4th, 2015
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Warlord Games lets you recreate the tumultuous times of the 30 Years War with the release of their The Devil’s Playground supplement for Pike & Shotte. The supplement gives you the history of the conflict, as well as a bit about the various personalities involved. There’s also a brea...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 21st, 2015
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Warlord Games continues their expansion of their Pike & Shotte line with their new Storming Party Musketeers and a new Command Group. The Musketeers were specially trained to take advantage of any break in the enemy’s line or defenses and quickly rush in and cause all sorts of mayhem. The ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 20th, 2015
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Warlord Games brings some new firepower to the 17th century battlefields of Pike & Shotte. This battery of cannons comes complete with their own field fortifications. With the highly-skilled crews, guns like these can certainly turn the tide of battle in one’s favor. You can get yours now ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 3rd, 2015
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Warlord Games is now taking orders for their first 30-years War supplement book for Pike & Shotte, entitled The Devil’s Playground. And as usual for a Warlord Games supplement, if you order from them directly, you can get an exclusive miniature. This time it’s Count von Hosenschlange...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 23rd, 2015
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Warlord Games has released a bunch of terrain from Sarissa Precision Ltd that are perfect for use with their new Samurai Army list for Pike & Shotte. Or, it could be used for any far-eastern-inspired army game, such as Bushido. There’s quite a lot of pieces, from multiple styles of houses,...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 3rd, 2015
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Warlord Games has released their fist sets for their Italian Wars line (part of their Pike & Shotte series). They include a Landsknect hunting party, guard set, pikemen, and command (both standing and advancing). I tell you what, those are some fashions we need to bring back today. Source From t...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 26th, 2014
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Warlord Games knows that Santa isn’t perfect and sometimes he screws up. Hey, there’s a lot of homes in the world to visit, mistakes are bound to be made. Anyway, if you didn’t get what you wanted, in terms of Warlord Games minis or rulebooks, under the tree like you had hoped for, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 9th, 2014
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Warlord Games helps your little mans carry all their suitcases and gear (but not any emotional baggage from bad dice rolls) with their new Baggage Wagon. Source From the release: This superb new resin and metal baggage wagon is now available. With two Pike & Shotte supplements being worked on at...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Oct 19th, 2014
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Warlord Games is running a special sale if you want to bulk up on your Hail Caesar or Pike & Shotte collections and want to get several box sets all at once. Source From the announcement: Till the end of October we’re giving 20% off when you buy 4 plastic or plastic & metal boxed […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Apr 18th, 2014
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Warlord Games is throwing a party, an engineer working party, over in their webshop. Source From the release: Out today is the hard-working Engineer Working Party for Pike & Shotte, standing ready to build your siege lines and earthworks: It was not all marching and fighting in 17th century armi...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jan 26th, 2014
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Warlord Games has just a week left in their big rulebook sale going on over in their webshop. Don’t miss out! Source From them to you: Just one week left for you to get your hands on Hail Caesar, Black Powder, Pike & Shotte and Judge Dredd books at a massive discount. Orders over £50/$75 [...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jan 15th, 2014
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Warlord Games is having a big sale on the rulebooks for their various games over in their webshop. Source From the sales sheet: While Bolt Action is our best-selling game, we have some other cracking rule systems too!! We have decided for the rest of January 2014, that is until the 1st February 2014,...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Nov 15th, 2013
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Warlord Games has their Pike & Shotte book now available in electronic format for those of you with tablets and smarty cellphone telephones and all that kind of stuff. Source From the announcement: In an exciting new venture for Warlord, we are now offering our Pike & Shotte rulebook for sa...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
May 18th, 2013
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Warlord Games is having a sale on their Pike & Shotte box sets. From the sales sheet: With the Dragoons, Harquebusiers and Thirty Years War Swordsmen not being in stock for quite a while we thought we would celebrate their return by reducing the price of the following Pike & Shotte box sets...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 27th, 2013
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Army Builder now supports Bolt Action and Pike & Shotte. From the update: Dom Hine of the Army Builder community volunteered to help us and through his hard work and diligence not only has he made the army lists from the main Bolt Action rulebook & Hail Caesar rulebook armies available to d...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Apr 22nd, 2013
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Warlord Games continues to expand their Pike & Shotte line with the release of their new mounted commander. From the announcement: This is a brand new mounted commander for your Pike & Shotte armies which comes with two head options, allowing you to build him either side of your chosen war,...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 7th, 2013
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Warlord Games takes a break from Bolt Action with this new release for Pike & Shotte, the Swedish Leather Gun. From the release: Ever since we started our 28mm Pike & Shotte range we’ve been asked to produce a Leather gun for the Swedish forces. This week your thirst for such weaponry is sl...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 20th, 2013
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Warlord Games has specials running for many of their rulebooks and supplements over in their webshop. From the announcement: We appreciate lately that some of you might not believe this but we do have other cracking rule systems besides Bolt Action!! We have decided for the rest of January 2013, that...
By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Nov 14th, 2012
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Warlord Games has put up a bunch of their accessories for Pike & Shotte into their webstore. You can now get hold of a welter of accessories for our Pike & Shotte range....