Zulu wars

Hobby: Recreating Rorke’s Drift

Richard Caldwell explains how he went about the epic task of recreating the Battle of Rorke’s Drift: 22 January 1879 Two key battles that would be indelibly etched into British Military…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Focus: 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…

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…

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…

New: Carts, Caravans, Cabs and Coaches

Sarissa Precision has just sent us a whole loads of horse-drawn vehicles. Most of these are from Sarissa’s ‘Gaslamp Alley’ range, and will add a touch of authentic detail to…

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…