Napoleonic Wars 1789-1815

Pre-Order: Chosen Men – British 95th Rifles

Available for pre-order from today, the famous Chosen Men of the British 95th Rifles. This fantastic metal boxed set contains 14 characterful riflemen, as well as one dog! The 95th…

Showcase: Waterloo British Infantry by Francesco Thau – part 2

Last month we were sent some stunning photos by Francescu Thau we just had to share them with you. Applying his undoubted talent with a paintbrush to our Napoleonic British…

Spotlight: Black Powder!

Sifting through the archives we came across an old article where Rick Priestley explains the origins of Warlord’s first rule system Black Powder. We thought people new to Warlord Games…

Showcase: Waterloo British Infantry by Francesco Thau

When we were sent these stunning photos by Francescu Thau we just had to share them with you. Applying his undoubted talent with a paintbrush to our Napoleonic British Line…

Geek Nation Tours latest Signature Battlefield Tour – The Battlefield of Waterloo 2015

Geek Nation Tours is proud to announce the 3rd in our series of “Signature Battlefield Tours”. Waterloo 2015 – the 200th anniversary of the battle – is sure to be…

New: Plastic Late French Line Infantry and Casualties

Available from today are the core of Bonaparte’s all-conquering French army – in plastic! These excellent Napoleonic Late French Line Infantry are joined by a set of those giving their…

New Pictures: Farmhouse Assault – La Haye Sainte collector’s edition

Studio painter Andres has finished the epic task of painting up the extensive contents of Farmhouse Assault – La Haye Sainte collector’s edition. Check out the last three elements below… Like…

New: Plastic Barn and Stable

Released today are the two latest plastic buildings from the Tabletop Workshop range. The Barn and the Stable are smaller buildings and are based around the existing Cottage design. They…

New Pictures: Farmhouse Assault – La Haye Sainte collector’s edition

Studio painter Andres is still painting up the contents of Farmhouse Assault – La Haye Sainte collector’s edition. Here are his latest models – he promises to have the remaining contents…

New Pictures: Farmhouse Assault – La Haye Sainte collector’s edition

Like our previous battle-sets (Rorke’s Drift! and Pegasus Bridge) La Haye Sainte comes in two forms – a glorious boxed set full of Napoleonic loveliness, and a collector’s edition containing…

Video: La Haye Sainte – buildings focus

This great little video shows off the modular nature of the new La Haye Sainte battle-set, with its individual buildings working perfectly well for other games such as Bolt Action…

New: La Haye Sainte battle set & collector’s edition

We’ve been working long and hard on a very special project and aided and abeted by the lads at Sarissa Precision and we are absolutely delighted to be able to…

La Haye Sainte – Pay by Installment

Get our fantastic new battle set now and pay in two monthly installments! Lots of you have told us how you’d love to get your hands on one (or all)…

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 5

The Final Assault The fight for Plancenoit had taken the French attention away from Wellington’s army and bought him valuable time, during which he could reinforce his battered centre. Brunswickers,…

Showcase: Forces of Waterloo

With the new La Haye Sainte battle set as the centrepiece, here are some of the other forces we have available (and many more on the way…)  that will make…

Video: La Haye Sainte on Beasts of War

With the release of our huge new La Haye Sainte battle set today, Warlord boss John Stallard and Design Manager Paul Sawyer were interviewed by Warren from Beasts of War….

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 4

La Haye Sainte The cavalry had failed and the combined arms attack had come too late, but the Allies had also suffered terribly, units being decimated. Napoleon understood what must…

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 3

Cavalry Charge and Counter-Charge Lord Uxbridge, sensing the danger, unleashed the Household and Union heavy cavalry brigades commanded by Major General Edward Somerset and Major General William Ponsonby. The finest…

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 2

Opening Moves Napoleon wanted the battle to start at 9am, but that was a pipe dream. The ground was sodden and his troops, especially the cannon, were struggling to get…

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 1

The Field The battlefield of Waterloo was small by the standards of the day, being three miles long and a mile deep. Wellington had occupied an excellent position, the main…

New: Napoleonic French (Waterloo) Starter Army

Our Napoleonic French Waterloo Starter Army is packed with proud Frenchmen ready to join the battle to see the Emperor Bonaparte restored to the throne of France. This set is…

History: Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French

Napoleon was born on the 15th of August 1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica. His military career started early as he was sent to France and enrolled in the military academy at Brienne-le-Château at the age…

New: Napoleonic Hanoverian Infantry plastic boxed set

More plastic troops are added to the forces arrayed against the tyrant Bonaparte this week as our brave Hanoverians are now available! The Duke of Wellington’s armies of the Napoleonic…

Hobby: John’s Napoleonic British

Here are two shots of Warlord Games boss John Stallard’s 1st Foot the Royal Scots. Also called ‘Pontius Pilate’s Bodyguard’ as they were of such a venerable pedigree, claiming the oldest regimental…

History: Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769- 1852)

Born in Dublin in 1769, this remarkable man had a very unexceptional life prior to joining the British Army in 1787 as an ensign in the 73rd Highlanders. Family influence…

History: Field Marshal Prince Gebhard von Blücher (1742-1819)

Born in Rostock, Mecklenburg the son of a land-owning family, Blücher was destined for military service. In 1758, at the age of 16, he joined the Swedish Army as a…

New: Napoleonic British Artillery

Reinforce Wellington’s armies with these new arrivals from the Royal Horse Artillery – a 6 pounder and a mighty 9 pounder cannon. View in Store View in Store These new…

Sneak Peek: Napoleonic French Plastics

  Those of you visiting our stand at Salute recently will have seen the 3-ups of our forthcoming Napoleonic Late French Line Infantry. The eagle-eyed amongst you will have seen…

History: Major-General Robert Craufurd (1764 – 1812)

Born in 1764 into an aristocratic family, Craufurd had a privileged upbringing and education. He entered the British Army in 1779 as an Ensign in the 25th King’s Own Borderers…

History: Marshal of France Andre Massena, 1st Duc de Rivoli, 1st Prince d’Essling (1758-1817)

Born in 1758 into modest circumstances, Massena had a colourful early life. He was a cabin boy, soldier and smuggler before he joined the army for a second time in…

Painting: Napoleonic British step-by-step

Warlord’s Dave ‘Boycie’ Lawrence shows how he paints his Napoleonic British… Dave: I’m a big fan of the Napoleonic Era. My first ever wargaming army was a British Napoleonic Army…

History: Major-General Sir Thomas Picton (1758 – 1815)

Born in 1758 in Pembrokeshire, Wales, he joined the 12th Suffolk Regiment of Foot in 1773 as an ensign. His initial army career ended in disillusionment when the 12th were…

History: Jean Andoche Junot, 1st Duc d’Abrantes (1771 – 1813)

Junot was born in 1771 to a middle class family and he was studying law in Paris when the French Revolution began. He immediately connected with the revolutionary cause and…

History: The 100 Days Campaign

The campaign of the ‘Hundred Days’ was to become the thundering climax of the Napoleonic Wars. The shattering of the Grande Armèe in the snows of Russia in 1812, followed by two years…

New: Napoleonic British Starter Army boxed set

This fantastic new Napoleonic starter army is just the job for seeing off Boney’s French bully boys! Containing not only over 100 of our splendid new plastic British Line Infantry…

New: WW2 European Chateau

This beautiful chateau makes a great centrepiece for any Western European battle – just the place that any self-respecting officer would use to set up his command post. Its style…

History: The Battle of Talavera 1809

Background On October 1808 Sir John Moore took command of the Anglo-Portuguese army. He boldly led his 23,000 men into Spain, but a month later had to retreat rapidly, pursued…

Errata: Albion Triumphant volume 1

With the new reprint of the Peninsular Campaign Black Powder supplement we took the opportunity to make some minor text corrections. For those with the original version there are the…

History: The Old Guard Grenadiers “Les Grognards”

Søren Ralph Christensen returns to share the history of Napoleon’s Old Guard and show off his painted regiment: The Old Guard was first formed in 1804 using veterans from the…

Sneak Peek: Plastic Napoleonic Hanoverians

Hot on the heels of our two new plastic Napoleonic British sets (Peninsular and Waterloo) we have yet another plastic set on the way – Hanoverian Infantry! We’ve managed to…

History: The Peninsular Campaign

The Spanish Ulcer Napoleon turned to attack Britain where ‘the nation of shop keepers’ would feel it the most – trade. He believed an invasion would be possible once economic…

New: Plastic Napoleonic British Line Infantry

Our latest plastic boxed sets take us back to the Napoleonic Wars! We are now adding two British Line Infantry sets to our existing French and Russian plastic ranges… Available…

New: Napoleonic British Command

Keep your brigades and divisions in good order with these new Napoleonic British command models – field officers, adjutants and and full command groups. The first set of gentlemen officers…

New: Wargames Scenery

Following on from the Pacific buildings we released on Wednesday, we have 3 more laser-cut wooden buildings – a Radar Station, a Village Church and a Village Fountain. While the…

History: Napoleonic French Column vs British Line

The clashes between British and French forces during the Napoleonic wars saw two rather different approaches go head-to-head – the British firing line and the French attack column… The French…

History: Napoleonic Wars Army Structure

The armies of all nations were made from a series of building blocks – divisions from two or more brigades, brigades from regiments, and regiments from battalions or cavalry squadrons. For example, the…

Pre-Order: Plastic Napoleonic British Line Infantry

Our latest plastic boxed sets take us back to the Napoleonic Wars! We are now adding two British Line Infantry sets to our existing French and Russian plastic ranges… Available…

Pre-Order: Napoleonic British special offers

Any self-respecting Napoleonics wargamer aspires to playing the huge set-piece battles of the era, so to get you on the way to amassing Wellington’s forces (and save some cash!) we’ve…

History: Napoleonic era British Infantry

Courtesy of Osprey Publishing   The British infantry was comprised of guards, foot, light, rifle and highland regiments. Regiments were, in theory, made up of three battalions, two fighting and one depot battalion. In…

New: Black Powder special offers

We’ve put together 5 new special offers to help you fill out your Black Powder forces and save money at the same time! For details of what each special offer…

Back in stock – Napoleonic flags from Victrix!

We have now had a restock of the gorgeous Napoleonic flag transfers from Victrix. Ideal for use on Black Powder armies! Seeing as we’re nice chaps here’s a showcase of…

New: Napoleonic British Rocket Bombarding Frame

Something new and a little different for Napoleonic players this week – the British Rocket Bombarding Frame! Rocket Troops were at Quatre Bras and Waterloo and, although Wellington viewed the…

Spotlight: The 100 days Campaign deals

With the release of our Black Powder supplement Albion Triumphant – The Hundred Days Campaign we thought it was a good time to spotlight the great deals we have in…

New: Albion Triumphant Volume 2 – The Hundred Days campaign

The newest supplement for our Black Powder game is now released! Albion Triumphant – the Hundred Days Campaign focuses on the Hundred Days campaign which culminated in the Battle of…

New: Polish Vistula Legion

The latest addition to our growing Napoleonic range is this fine boxed set of Vistula Legion. buy in store now! The Vistula Legion was perhaps the most famous of the…

New: Albion Triumphant, Black Powder supplement!

Chronicling the Flanders and Peninsular Campaigns during the Napoleonic Wars, Albion Triumphant is the first of two books covering the battles involving the British forces. Of course, it also looks…

New: Black Powder supplement – Albion Triumphant: The Peninsular War!

Chronicling the Flanders and Peninsular Campaigns during the Napoleonic Wars, Albion Triumphant is the first of two books covering the battles involving the British forces. Of course, it also looks…

Tribes of the North Eastern Woodlands – part one

Covering the Ohio Valley, this is the first three articles by Tim Greene exploring the various native Indian tribes in the Americas. Part One: The Ohio Valley By Tim Greene…

Hobby: Borodino!

We were recently sent photos of a massive game based on the Battle of Borodino and just had to share them with you. Read on… Marking the 200th anniversary of…

New: Napoleonic French Line Casualties!

These brand new sculpts, hot off Wojtek’s sculpting desk fulfil two key purposes – they are great to add extra flavour into your French line units as well as act…

New: Mounted Napoleonic French Infantry Colonels!

As fearsome an opponent as the Napoleonic French may be they do need direction and discipline. Supporting our newly released plastic Napoleonic French Line Infantry are these splendid new mounted…

New: Napoleonic Russian Artillery!

The latest addition to our Napoleonic Russian range are these three guns. With a choice of two crew sets, these are just what your green-jacketed Russian musketeers need. buy now…

New: Baron Larrey’s ambulance!

A new addition to our growing Napoleonic range is this wonderful vignette featuring one of the most interesting characters of the period – Baron Dominique Jean Larrey. Born in a small…

Russian Army Uniforms 1807-1815

By Vince Rospond The Russian army of the Middle and Late Napoleonic period (1808 – 1815) was based on a dark green jacket with white trousers.  The exact nature of…

New: Napoleonic Mule Train!

Ever since we released our Pike & Shotte Mule Train we’ve had requests to do a version for the Napoleonic Wars. Your wish is our command… Whilst sculpted specifically as…

New: Napoleonic Russian paint set

Many of you have asked about the colours needed to paint our recently released Napoleonic Russians. Help is at hand with this starter paint set designed specifically with the Emperor’s…

New: Napoleonic Russian 1809-1815 command pack!

Adding more variety and options into your Russian army is this cracking command pack. Based around the 1809 shako the pack also includes a mounted officer. See what else is…

Uniforms of the Landwehr

Adding to his excellent article on the Uniforms of the Polish army in the early stages of WWII, Vince Rospond has turned his attention to matters Napoleonic. Have a look…

New: Victrix Plastic Napoleonic Austrians Are Here!

We’re delighted to say we now have stocks of all four of the new plastic boxed sets. Have a look here and see what’s what… Each of these plastic boxed…

John Stallard Paints Toy Soldiers Shock!

John, the owner of Warlord Games has been hard at it getting together a brigade of our Napoleonic Prussian Landwehr. As soon as the metal metal became available he grabbed…

New: More Napoleonic Prussian Landwehr!

Adding yet more options to your Napoleonic Prussian armies we have more Landwehr to bolster the ranks! We have Landwehr at trail as well as Landwehr with pike and with…

New: More Napoleonic Prussian Landwehr!

You’ve eagerly grabbed our new plastic Napoleonic Prussian Landwehr with both hands so you’ll be delighted to see that we’re releasing more metal miniatures to support them! First up are…

La Bataille de Mont St. Mackler – A Black Powder Napoleonic Battle Report

By David Sullivan We had another game of Black Powder this weekend at The Panzer Depot in Kirkland, WA. We played the ‘Battle of San Miguel’ scenario from the rules…

Preview: More Landwehr!

Oh, come now – you didn’t think we’d stop at plastic Napoleonic Prussian Landwehr did you? Take a butchers at the new sculpts for this range which are due for…

New: Prussian Landwehr Deals!

With the imminent release of our new plastic Prussian Landwehr boxed set we’ve pulled together the following deals so you can put together your Prussian army quickly and cost effectively….