Black Powder


Warlord Games Shows American War for Independence in Black Powder 2nd Edition

The Black Powder rules cover a fairly active time, military-wise, with the Napoleonic conflicts over in Europe, along with several wars in North America. Arguably one of the ones that had the most lasting impact was the American War for Independence (or the Revolutionary War, as we call it here in the colonies). In this look from Warlord Games, they show off how the rules can be used to recreate the events from that war.


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Warlord Games Previews the French-Indian War for Black Powder 2

As the second edition of Black Powder looms for release this weekend, adding to the Year of New Editions, Warlord Games is looking over all the different conflicts that can be recreated using the rules, as well as giving you a good starting place to go to if you want to get into the game there. If there's a particular conflict that you find interesting in the time period, chances are you can find all you need in order to recreate it on your tabletops. In this case, it's The French-Indian War.


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New Black Powder Releases Available To Order From Warlord Games

Black Powder 2nd Edition is almost upon us, and with that, Warlord Games is giving you some new kits. First off, there's a new starter set for one of the most historic battles ever fought: Waterloo. It's Napoleon's last hurrah, and you can either make sure that history repeats itself, or perhaps have the French stand victorious on the battlefield. After that, you can also pick up some Crimean War Highlanders, because who needs pants anyway?


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Warlord Games Previews The Jacobite Rebellion in Black Powder 2nd Edition

As mentioned before, the Black Powder rules cover a relatively large segment of history where quite a number of military actions were taken. Warlord Games is looking over some of those as the release of Black Powder 2nd Edition draws closer. In this instance, they look at the Jacobite Rebellion, suggesting some force lists you might put together in order to recreate this time on the tabletop.


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Warlord Games Posts About The War of Spanish Succession in Black Powder 2nd Edition

The Black Powder game rules cover quite a large swath of time and quite a lot of conflicts all across Europe. Using the rules and the various box sets available, you can recreate a very large number of important battles and wars. In this article, Warlord Games shows how the Black Powder rules cover the War of Spanish Succession, as well as creating and getting started with an army of that time period.


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Warlord Games Posts Guide For Getting Into Black Powder 2nd Edition

In the Year of New Editions, any game can get a new version rolled out. In this case, it's Black Powder, the Napoleonic-era historical war game from Warlord Games. Quite a few of you have already played the original version, so you might be wondering what's changed in the new edition. In this article Warlord looks over those changes, as well as helps ease you into the new edition, be you a veteran or a new recruit.


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Warlord Games Announces Black Powder Second Edition

The Year of New Editions rolls on. This time around, it's Warlord Games who's getting in on the action with Black Powder 2nd Edition. Pre-orders go on sale in a day, with the first 250 people that order getting their copy signed by Rick Priestley. They've got a handy countdown timer to make sure you're ready for when that kicks off.


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New Napoleonic French Marines of the Guard + Command Available For Black Powder

It's not just Arthurian-age figures that are now available from Warlord Games. They're also offering new Napoleonic figures in the form of French Marines of the Guard, plus their commanders, over on their website. If you'd like to add to your Black Powder forces, now's your chance to add some of the most fearsome fighters in the French Forces.

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Plastic French Cavalry Single Frames Now Available For Black Powder From Bolt Action

Box sets are handy when you want to get an entire unit of figures at once. But what about when you just need a single figure? Maybe one got lost or busted or you want to customize your forces just a little bit. It can be annoying to have to get a whole box just for a single fig. Thankfully, Black Powder players looking to just get single sprues of French Cavalry are in luck. You can now buy individual frames from Warlord Games.

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New Portuguese Infantry and Officers Available For Black Powder

Another day, another army release from Warlord Games. They certainly are taking no prisoners when it comes to new releases this week. With the new book coming out for Black Powder being about the Peninsular Campaign, it only makes sense that there'd be Portuguese forces available, and such is the case. There's new rank-and-file troops along with officers to make sure they're doing what they should.

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New Supplement and Starter Armies For Black Powder Available To Order From Warlord Games

Napoleon went a little bit of everywhere across Europe during his conquests. Historians break down his movements into different campaigns, each with their own dynamics on the battlefield and political intrigue. Warlord Games' Black Powder looks to let you recreate each of those on the tabletop. Their new book, Albion Triumphant: The Peninsular War, specifically looks at the Flanders and Peninsular Campaigns. Along with those, there's new British and French starter armies to make sure that your troops are in the right uniforms and armed correctly for those campaigns.

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New Napoleonic French Imperial Guard Head of Column Available From Warlord Games

I love a parade. I mean, I was in Marching Band for many years, and so I've participated in quite a few. The pomp. The pageantry. The colorful uniforms. Granted, it's not just a parade when it's during a campaign. Those long lines of troops aren't just showing off. They're headed to the battlefield. At the head of the column is usually a band and certainly drummers, letting people know that the military is on the move. Warlord Games has a new Napoleonic French Imperial Guard Head of Column set available to order, to give your Black Powder games a bit more ceremony.

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New Napoleonic Army Starter Bundles Available From Warlord Games

If you're a big fan of historical miniatures gaming, one of the biggest settings is the era of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. The Little Emperor (who was of average height, actually) wanted it all, and he damn-near got it. You can reply out those battles and see if you can do better than he did, or take on the role of the other side of those conflicts and keep the French out of anywhere but France. And helping you get involved in Warlord Games, with several Black Powder army bundle deals.

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New Prussian and Polish Releases Available For Black Powder

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 modelsContaining enough models to make a complete Brigade, the Prussian Landwehr make up the backbone of this durable army.

This Brigade force contains:

78 Prussian Landwehr Infantry (3 Regiments) 1813-1815
2 Prussian Landwehr Mounted Officers 1789-1815


, now is definitely your chance to do so.

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