Anglo-Zulu War 1879

Battle Report: The Battle of Rorke’s Drift!

Back in January the Beasts of War crew gathered together under the beating heat of the Coleraine sun (well the studio lights at-least) to recreate The Battle of Rorke’s Drift! The…

New: Re-boxed British Line Infantry Regiment

View in Store A casual look at Tommy Atkins of the Victorian period gave little away about his fighting abilities. Standing 5´5″ on average, and often shorter, he may or…

New: Re-boxed Natal Native Contingent Regiment

View in Store Largely being used as support for the Main British forces in South Africa they became the main defense force against the Zulu forces. Recruited from the local…

New: Re-boxed Married Zulu Impi

View in Store The Zulu army was a formidable foe. Well-trained, well-led, and well-equipped for campaigns, the Zulu regiments were the terror of Africa. Created by the great Shaka, founder…

New: Re-boxed Unmarried Zulu Impi

View in Store Usuthu! The feared Zulu warcry of ‘Kill!’ shouted by hundreds of brave, fierce warriors would put fear into the hearts of most men. The men shouting this…

New: PDF Black Powder Zulu & Blood on the Nile supplements

Out today we have 2 supplements for the Black Powder games system focusing on the actions during 1879 and 1884! PDF Black Powder Zulu supplement View PDF version in Store…

Showcase: Prince Louis Napoleon

Each Warlord Games rulebook comes with an exclusive free miniature when you buy direct our web store. For the Zulu! Black Powder supplement, the model is Prince Louis Napoleon (16…

New: Zulu War British Lancers

The epitome of remaining calm under fire, the British Line Lancers (by Empress Miniatures) ride forth to lead the way for the troops!   View in Store   View in Store…

Rorke’s Drift! is for life – not just Christmas!

Join the defenders at the ramparts as the might of the Zulu nations descend on your position! Many of you have asked whether our Rorke’s Drift! boxed set and the…

Anglo-Zulu War: Historical British Regiments 1879

The 2nd Invasion of Zululand was not just fought by the iconic British redcoats – many British regiments took part in the conflict, decked out in a variety of uniforms….

New: Mounted Boers

They fought two bitter wars with Britain and innumerable raids battles and skirmishes with the mighty Zulu Nation. The Empress Miniatures Mounted Boers now join the ranks; View in Store…

Spotlight: Black Powder Anglo-Zulu War Zulus

Following on from our closer look at the Anglo-Zulu War British range last week, we are now turning our attention on their opposition – the Zulus! The Zulu army was…

Painting: British Redcoats, Anglo Zulu War

Zulu! a Black Powder supplement packed with fantastic background and colour inspiration – Warlords own Daz Evans presents a step-by-step guide to painting up your British Infantry Redcoats for the Anglo-Zulu War….

Photography: Zulu! battle scenes

The Zulu! supplement for Black Powder is packed with the most amazing photography (much of it shot by our friends at Empress Miniatures and by the talented Pat Smith). Here…

Battle Report: Rorke’s Drift

Following on from last week’s account of how he assembled the forces and battlefield, Richard Caldwell relates how his re-enactment of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift played out: Extra Rules Since…

Hobby: Recreating Rorke’s Drift

Richard Caldwell explains how he went about the epic task of recreating the Battle of Rorke’s Drift: Much to my delight, my wife bought me the Rorke’s Drift! battle-set when…

Scenarios: Zulu Dawns

Jim Graham and Neil Smith, writers of the new Zulu! book for Black Powder, present historical background and scenario ideas for use with your Black Powder Zulu forces: So you…

Battle Report: Dawn Raid

On the evening of the 5th December 2013, a number of the warehouse team retired to Warlord Games co-founder John Stallard’s Games Room for an evening of Black Powder gaming…

Scenario: Ulundi July 4th 1879

‘Chelmsford’s terrible revenge.’ The Anglo-Zulu War (January-July 1879) has become defined by the battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, both covered admirably by research, publications and even movies. What is less…

Anglo-Zulu War: Historical British Regiments part 2

The Warlord Games studio has been painting up some of the different British regiments that fought in the invasion of Zululand in 1879. Last week we showed off the 60th…

Hobby: Zulu diorama

Warlord Games metal caster Richard Nunley explains how he came to make this great scene: ‘I did this vignette for a friend of mine. He had watched the film Zulu!…

Painting Rorke’s Drift

Alan Mander tells us how he painted this amazing battle set for us – over to you, Alan… Alan: Before I get started I wanted to say that the colours…