Hail Caesar

New: Thureophoroi Peltasts

Out today are Thureophoroi Peltasts, and Thureophoroi Peltast command for Greek, Macedonian and Hellenstic armies. Mercenary troops formed a significant role in Hellenistic armies and hired soldiers often served as garrison troops…

New: The English Army 1415-1429 plastic boxed set

New in from Perry Miniatures, a great plastic set containing English Archers and Men-at-Arms for the Hundred Years War. View in Store The figures in this box represent the English…

New: Greek Generals Demosthenes & Theagenes

With all of the recent releases from the Cutting Edge Bronze Age miniatures range, we thought it about time that the Warlord Games Greek range receive reinforcements. So, this week…

New: Bronze Age 2-horse Light Chariots

This week we have more additions to the ancients range, with more chariots from the Cutting Edge range – three variants of 2-horse light chariots. During the Late Bronze Age,…

New: Early Egyptian Spearmen & Retainer Axemen

These figures can also be used for Egyptian armies of the First Intermediate period between the Old and Middle Kingdoms and the early part of the Second Intermediate period up…

New: Early Nubian & Libyan Command

buy now in store It is not known whether the early Libyan and Nubian tribes used standards or musical instruments in battle or what they appeared like. However, as many…

History: Bronze Age Mitanni

Most people will know at least something of the ancient Egyptians: will have heard of the pyramids at least, and will probably recognise the name of Tutankhamun. Thanks to the…

New: Bronze Age Early Egyptians

Reinforcements have arrived for Egyptian armies in the shape of four new Early Egyptian sets. The armies of the Old and Middle Kingdoms of Egypt, which corresponds with the Early…

New: Early Hebrew command

This week we have a great-looking new release from the Cutting Edge Bronze Age miniatures range – Early Hebrew Command… View in Store This foot command can be used for…

New: Ugaritic chariot

A much asked-after Bronze Age war machine is now available – the Ugaritic Chariot! Canaan and Syria in the Late Bronze Age consisted of numerous small city-states such as Megiddo,…

History: Egyptian Chariots

Introduction Chariots developed out of earlier vehicles mounted on disk or cross-bar wheels, with the origin traced to the Near East, where spoke-wheeled and horse-drawn ‘true’ chariots are first estimated…

Special Offer: Hail Caesar, Pike & Shotte & Napoleonic boxed sets

Napoleonics – Buy 4 boxes, get 20% off For the last 3 days of this sale, we’ve put our Napoleonic boxed sets into an identical offer! 20% off when you buy 4…

History: BATTLES OF HAMMURABI part 5

Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman concludes his series of articles on King Hammurabi of Babylon, his wars against neighbouring city-states including the Elamites and his final defeat at the hands…

New: Later Egyptian close fighters

Marching into battle against the Hitittes come the Bronze Age Later Egyptian close fighters. These are the Close Fighters of the 19th and 20th Dynasties (Ramesside period) that fought under…

History: BATTLES OF HAMMURABI part 4

Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman continues his series of articles on King Hammurabi of Babylon, his wars against neighbouring city-states including the Elamites and his final defeat at the hands…

History: BATTLES OF HAMMURABI part 3

Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman continues his series of articles on King Hammurabi of Babylon, his wars against neighbouring city-states including the Elamites and his final defeat at the hands…

New: Bronze Age Later Highlander Warriors

Out today, more forces for Bronze Age Hittite and Zagros, Taurus & Anatolian Highlander armies: Middle and Late Bronze Age Highlanders of the Zagros and eastern Taurus Mountains. These include Hurrians, Turukkeans and…

History: BATTLES OF HAMMURABI part 2 – AMORITE ARMIES

Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman continues his series of articles on King Hammurabi of Babylon, his wars against neighbouring city-states including the Elamites and his final defeat at the hands…

New: Plastic Romans from Victrix

Just in – three new boxed sets from Victrix containing their highly detailed Roman Legionaries and Italian allies. Contains 60 Republican Roman legionaries wearing chainmail, and light infantry skirmishers. View…

New: Egyptian Chariots

Ride forth against the Hittites in the Battle of Kadesh with these Egyptian Chariots: Early New Kingdom Egyptian, 2-horse, 2-crew Light Chariot, (with 4-spoked wheels), a Driver, Armoured Archer and…

History: BATTLES OF HAMMURABI part 1 – The Rise of Babylon

Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman returns with a new series of articles on King Hammurabi of Babylon, his wars against neighbouring city-states including the Elamites and his final defeat at…

New: Plastic Foot Knights 1450-1500

The latest plastic boxed set from Perry Miniatures is here – classic medieval armoured Foot Knights: The fully armoured Knight or Man at Arms formed the backbone of all European…

New: Sea People Command

Lead your Bronze Age Sea People into battle with this new command group: The figures can be used in all Sea People tribes’ armies, including the Peleset, Sherden, Lukka, Denyen…

New: Bronze Age Levy Spearmen

More reinforcements for Bronze Age armies arrive today, in the form of Levy Spearmen: View in Store Our Levy Spearmen have a light spear and either a round or oblong…

New: Later Hittite Chariots

More wheeled reinforcements for Hittite players this week with three new chariots ready to take on the Egyptians. View in Store These chariots were slightly heavier in construction than other…

New: Later Egyptian Archers

These are the regular archers of the 19th and 20th Dynasties (Ramesside period), such as those that fought under Pharaohs Ramesses II, Ramesses III and later Ramesses up until the…

New: Late Bronze Age command

This foot command can be used for the armies of Middle Kingdom Assyria, Kassite Babylonia, Mitanni, the Syrian and Canaanite City-States and Middle period Elam. Includes 2 Commanders, a Standard…

New: More from Cutting Edge

This week we have more from the Cutting Edge Miniatures Bronze Age range. Following on from thosewe released for the New Kingdom Egyptian and Hittite armies recently, you can use…

New: More Egyptians & Libyans

This week sees the further release of reinforcements for the mighty armies of the Egyptian Pharaohs. Egyptian Archers of the early New Kingdom, including the native Egyptian 17th Dynasty and…

History: New Kingdom Egyptians

When wargamers picture the armies of ancient Egypt it is usually the forces of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom that we have in mind. The New Kingdom refers to…

New: New Kingdom Egyptians!

This week sees the release of the New Kingdom Egyptians, we have three metal boxed sets comprising of chariots, spearmen and archers, the key elements you need to build an…

New: Hittites!

New this week are three further releases for the armies of the Hittites – Hittite command, Hittite spearmen and Hittite or Anatolian spearmen. This all-new command set includes two commanders,…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 5

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

New: Republican Roman Legionaries

New in from Agema we have these plastic Republican Roman Legionaries. These models are suitable for the Punic wars – an earlier era than our own plastic Caesarian and Imperial…

Showcase: Pullo and Vorenus, Heroes of Rome

Adding more leadership to your Caesarian Roman army are these two new character models! Pullo and Vorenus are two names that many of you will be familiar with from the…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 4

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

New: Early Highlander Axemen and Javelinmen

Our first release for the Bronze Age Zagros, Taurus & Anatolian Highlanders are the Early Highlander Axemen and Javelinmen: View in Store These models can represent the Lullubians, the Gutians, Turukkeans and…

History: Highland Tribes of the Zagros Mountains – Gutians and Lullubi

As is so often the case with the enemies of the Akkadians what we know of the fierce hill tribes of the Zagros and Taurus mountains is what the Akkadians…

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…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 3

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

New: Hittite or Anatolian light chariots

Hittite armies receive reinforcements this week with these three light 2-man chariots, perfect to support the heavier 3-man chariots we launched last week. These sets continue our focus on the Battle…

History: Early Desert Nomads

The fertile lands of Mesopotamia, the coastal Levant, and Egypt were surrounded and partly separated by arid semi-desert or dry steppe regions. These included the Syrian Desert and the northern…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 2

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

New: Hittite Chariots, Spearmen, Archers & Javelinmen

Out today are the first releases for the Hittites in our Bronze Age range from Cutting Edge Miniatures – the Hittite Chariot Squadron, Hittite Spearmen and Hittite Levy Archers. We…

History: The Hittites

The early origins of the Hittites are not entirely certain, but it is likely the people we call Hittites arrived in Anatolia about 2000BC and came from Europe as part…

New: Roman Numeral Dice for Hail Caesar

Bring an authentic Roman touch to your Hail Caesar battles with these Roman Numeral Dice – they’re bound to be much luckier than plain old D6s as the Roman gods…

History: The Battle of Kadesh part 1

In this series of articles, Bronze Age expert Nigel Stillman discusses the Battle of Kadesh and the period of war and battle between the Hittites and Egyptians that led to…

New: Even More Roman Army Deals

In our final instalment of awesome Roman army deals, we have 4 more exciting collections to tempt budding commanders. First up, we have the Caesarian Roman Century for later period forces. View…

New: Roman Army Deals

To help you deal with those rampaging Germanic tribesmen from the new Germania Hail Caesar supplement, we’ve assembled even more Roman army deals. First, the Imperial Roman Century - the ideal…

New: Germania, Hail Caesar supplement

Available now is our latest Hail Caesar supplement – Germania. This 56-page sourcebook, written by Neil Smith, chronicles the devastating blow suffered by the Romans in the Teutoberger Wald at…

New: Roman & Germanic Army Deals

With the arrival of the new Germania Hail Caesar supplement, we’ve put together some deals to help you assemble the forces for the two opposing armies. Firstly the Imperial Roman…

History: Battle of the Teutoburger Wald

In 9AD Publius Quinctilius Varus was the Roman governor appointed to hold sway over the tribes of Germania. This greedy individual had been busy levying excessive taxes in order to…

New: Sea Peoples Chariots

The first models for the Sea Peoples range are these great chariots, ready to ride down the forces of the old kingdoms. View in Store These warriors have reed or…

History: Sea Peoples

The Late Bronze Age is the age of chariot warfare and of the great warrior pharaohs. When film and TV conjure images of ancient Egypt they inevitably draw upon the…

Pictures: Germania exclusive miniature

Available now to pre-order is our latest Hail Caesar supplement – Germania. As with all of Warlord’s rulebooks and supplements, Germania comes with an exclusive miniature free when you buy the…

New: Bronze Age Platform Cart and City-State Spearmen

Our latest releases from Cutting Edge Miniatures are the first exclusive models for the Neo-Sumerian and Successor States. 2 wheel Platform Carts were still being used at the very beginning of…

History: Neo-Sumerians and Successors

Following the collapse of the Akkadian Empire about 2100BC there was a period of disorder during which the country was ruled or at least dominated by the Gutians. No-one knows…

History: Sumerian & Akkadian Warfare Part 4 – Battles

Ancients wargaming expert Nigel Stillman provides a detailed account of Early Bronze age warfare. Part 4 completes Nigel’s article with a look at how battles were actually fought. HOW TO…

New: Mud-Brick House plastic kit

This delightful plastic kit from Renedra provides authentic detail for your battlefield. It’s just the thing for Hail Caesar Bronze Age battles, and also works well for the Mahdist Revolt…

New: Bronze Age Highlanders

Our latest Bronze Age models from Cutting Edge Miniatures are ideal for use in your Early Elamite army. Early Highlander Archers represent Zagros, Taurus and Anatolian Highlanders of the Early Bronze…

History: The Early Elamites

The land of Elam, or Elamais to the Greeks, lay in the highlands to the immediate east of Sumeria and the adjoining region along the coast of the Persian Gulf….

History: Sumerian & Akkadian Warfare Part 3 – Troop Types

Ancients wargaming expert Nigel Stillman provides a detailed account of Early Bronze age warfare. Part 3 examines the different troop types available to armies of the age. If you’ve not…

New: Bronze Age Proto-Chariot and Command

More additions to our growing Early/Middle Bronze Age range from Cutting Edge Miniatures – a 2-horse Proto-chariot and Early/Middle Bronze Age Command. The earliest representations of chariots can be found on…

History: Sumerian & Akkadian Warfare Part 2 – Army Organisation

Last week Ancients wargaming expert Nigel Stillman provided a detailed account of Early Bronze age warfare and focused on military development in the region. Here, in part 2, Nigel explains…

New: Bronze Age Battlewagon and Platform Cart

Add some hitting power to your Early Bronze Age army with a Battlewagon and a Platform Cart, each drawn by 4 Equids (Asses or Donkey-Onager hybrids). These models can be used…

History: Sumerian & Akkadian Warfare Part 1 – Military Development

A renowned Ancients wargaming expert, archeologist and author, Nigel Stillman is a well respected name in our hobby and we’re delighted to have Nigel writing for us. Here Nigel provides…

New: Bronze Age Medium Retainer Infantry and Archers

New recruits for your growing Bronze Age Amorite forces – Medium Retainer Infantry and Medium Archers. These are the regular infantry or shock troops of the Amorite City-States, such as…

New: Bronze Age 2-Horse Chariots

Three new chariots are released for the Cutting edge Miniatures Bronze Age range – these early two-horse chariots are ideal to use in Amorite Kingdom armies amongst others. The earliest…

New: Imperial Roman Plastic Scorpion

  Our plastic Imperial Roman Scorpion catapult is now available singly. Each Roman Century would be provided with a Scorpion Catapult to accompany them on the battlefield. With a rate…

New: More Bronze Age Levy Troops

More reinforcements for Sumerian, Akkadian and Amorite armies – Levy Archers and Levy Javelinmen. These archers are suitable for use in both regular city-state (as levy skirmishers), and irregular Nomadic…

New: Bronze Age Early Levy Troops

More reinforcements for Sumerian armies are out today – Early Levy Archers, Slingers and Javelinmen. View in Store Settled or Nomadic Skirmisher Archers of the City-States of early Sumer and…

New: Amorite Levy Infantry

Out today are more miniatures for use in the armies of the Akkadians, Amorite Kingdoms and Sumerians, amongst others. These latest Early and Middle Bronze Age releases are just a…

History: The Amorite Kingdoms

No one is exactly sure whether the Amorites were native to the whole region west of Mesopotamia, or more specifically the part that corresponds to northern Syria west of the…

Painting: Using Army Painter Quick Shade

Get your army finished quickly and get more time for gaming! The “dipping” technique has been around for years; people experimenting with all sorts of chemicals carried home from B&Q. Quick Shade…

New: Multi-Period Plastic Buildings

Out today we have four new plastic building kits from Tabletop Workshop and at a great price! These great kits are fully detailed inside and out and they actually clip…

New: Bronze Age Levy Troops

More troops for your growing Bronze Age forces, straight from Cutting Edge Miniatures – Levy Javelinmen and Levy Archers. View in Store These un-shielded Javelinmen can be used in both…

New: Bronze Age Early City-State Spearmen

The latest releases for our Early/Middle Bronze Age range from Cutting Edge Miniatures are three sets of City-State Spearmen. View in Store These are the earliest known City-State Spearmen, from…

New: Bronze Age Paint Set

We at Warlord have put our heads together and sorted out the colours that we use to paint models, saving you the time looking through paint codes and giving you…

Painting: Roman Legionary Step-by-Step

In this step-by-step guide we take a look at how we painted a single Roman Legionary using quick techniques and a simple colour scheme to get your troops into battle in…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 1: Intro

By Dr Phil Hendry There has been a fair amount of interest shown in ‘The Dip’, as The Army Painter’s Quickshade system is more commonly known. Reactions to ‘The Dip’…

Showcase: Dacians and Sarmatians

There were few ancient peoples who were able to challenge the might of Rome, but the fierce Dacians, hailing from what is largely modern Romania, were one of the exceptions….

New: Sumerian Battlewagon and Platform Cart

Add some hitting power to your Early Bronze Age Sumerian army with a Battlewagon and a Platform Cart, each drawn by 4 Equids (Donkeys or Donkey-Onager hybrids). These models can…

New: Bronze Age Later Household Axemen and Archers

Out today are two new sets for Akkadian Early Bronze Age armies – Later Household Axemen and Archers. Check out our growing Early and Middle Bronze Age range. View in Store Later…

New: Bronze Age Levy Slingers, Early Household Axemen & Archers

This week we have more new miniatures from the Cutting Edge Bronze Age range. Following on from the miniatures we released for the Sumerian and Akkadian armies last week, the next…

New: Early/Middle Bronze Age Spearmen & Command

We’re delighted to be able to release the first of many Bronze Age packs from our partnership with Cutting Edge Miniatures. The first two armies we are releasing back into…

History: Bronze Age Sumerians and Akkadians

Sumerians and the World’s First Empires There is good reason to believe that organised warfare has its origins in the land of Mesopotamia amongst the city-states of Sumer that flourished…

The Testudo is back!

After a while out of the frontline whilst we made adjustment to the master model, our ever-popular Imperial Roman Testudo model is once again available. The Roman Testudo (tortoise) formation…

Gallery: Celtic Javelinmen, Cart & Civilians

Here are more of Warlord painter LuiFe Garcia’s creations as he’s put brush to one of our first ranges – the Celts! Check out the amazing scenic base with an…

Gallery: Casualty Models for Hail Caesar and Pike & Shotte

Use these characterful miniatures to add variety and realism to your units, or perhaps use them as markers to indicate ongoing casualties or Morale penalties during your games. A wounded…

Gallery: Ancient Celtic Female Warriors & Warhound Packmaster

This week the talented Luis Garcia has been turning his hand to Ancient Celts – check out the fantastic patterning on the cloth…

Showcase: Imperial Roman Camel Riders

What ever next? Three wise men? No – some Auxiliary Camel cavalry to patrol the vast reaches of the Roman Empire. Dromedarii were camel riding auxiliary forces recruited in the eastern,…

Saxons: Step-by-Step Painting Guide

Jonas from Army Painter brings us another expert step-by-step guide Over the last 5 years hard plastic sets have become the norm in historical Wargames – spearheaded by Warlord Games and…

New: Thracians with Romphaia

Send your Thracians into battle to hack apart the enemy of Macedonia with their lethal romphaia blades. buy now in store Thrace was one of Macedonia’s traditional enemies, sitting as…

Spotlight: Caesarian Romans

We are now have our Caesarian Romans available as single sprues – perfect for those who want to add to the size of their units or make conversions for their army…

Spotlight: Battle-Ready Terrain Pieces

Too busy painting your army to spend time painting terrain? Well take a look at a few of our ready-painted scenery models. The Ravelins are now back in stock after…

The Defence of Britain

With the fearsome Queen Boadicea leading your army, here are some of the awesome models you can use to battle against the Roman invasion of Britain: The Britannia supplement for…

New: Parthians for Hail Caesar

Released today are these fantastic Parthian Horse Archers, skirmishing archers who can literally run rings around the enemy! One of the many enemies of the Roman empire, the Parthians were…

Carvel’s Roman Marines

It’s been four months since Salute and we were wondering what our customers had made of the promotional free Caesarian Roman sprue we distributed to customers on the day. We…

Back in stock – Hail Caesar transfers from Little Big Men Studios

Our Hail Caesar shield transfers, designed by Little Big Men Studios, are back in stock, ready to protect your Romans, Greeks, Macedonians, Dacians and Celts from their enemies. Here are…

New: Britannia Hail Caesar supplement

Released today our new Hail Caesar supplement – Britannia! Written by John Lambshead, this full-colour 64 page book covers the Roman Empire’s invasions of Britain – woad betide any unwary…

New: Republican Roman Velites plastic box set

During the second Punic War, the Roman army identified a need for more effective light infantry – infantry that could not only engage the enemy at range with javelins, but…

Limited Edition: Carnifex Gladiator

To celebrate the inaugural Warlord Games Day we asked Wojtek to sculpt us a special edition miniature. A gladiator was the unanimous feeling and so our diminutive putty pusher has…

Spotlight: Ancient Britons & Imperial Romans

With the imminent release of the next Hail Caesar supplement – Britannia – it gives us a fantastic opportunity to showcase our excellent Ancient Briton and Imperial Roman ranges. You’ll…

New: Germanic Tribesmen

The Warband moved quickly, flitting through the dark forest, and as they closed in like wolves on the fold, sensed the nervousness in their foes…” Bursting out of the Teutoberg…

New: Roman Caesarian Casualties

Our Caesarian Roman range receives new models this week in the form of these grisly casualty models! Ideal for use as casualty markers for games of Hail Caesar, they are…

Painting Tutorial: Early Imperial Roman Tribune

by Jonas Faering (The Army Painter) The Army Painter is all about getting your army on to the gaming table as fast as possible but without compromising the quality of…

Gallery: Caesarian Romans by Andreas Zeck!

Known as Suetonius Paullinus on our forums, Andreas Zeck posted there his recently completed plastic Caesarian Romans. We loved them so much, especially the conversions, we wanted to make sure…

Hail Caesar available for Army Builder

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…

New: Caesarian Roman Command & Scorpion!

Available this week in our webstore are the first two support packs to accompany our new plastic Caesarian Romans… The first is this all metal command group ideal for providing…

Hail Caesar – Casualties

Rick Priestley, author of our forthcoming Ancients rules: Hail Caesar, brings us another communique explaining the game further. Read on… Rick: Today we have a relatively short piece on the…

New: Plastic Caesarian Romans Released!

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears… Our Caesarian/Republican Romans are now ready to march on to the battlefield and subjugate the enemies of Rome! buy now in store buy…

New: Caesarian Roman shield transfers

To support the release of our new Caesar’s Legions plastic Romans, Stephen Hales at Little Big Men Studios has worked his usual magic and provided us with TEN new sets…

Hail Caesar – the Combat System

Another missive from Hail Caesar author, Rick Priestley – this time Rick gives us an insight into the combat system… Rick: This time round I’m going to talk about the…

Hail Caesar – Designing the Game

Another update on our forthcoming Ancients rules from the author of said tome, Rick Priestley… This time round I thought I’d talk a little bit more about the Hail Caesar…

Hail Caesar – Base Sizes

Since we announced our forthcoming set of Ancients rules written by none other than Rick Priestley we’ve been inundated with excited gamers asked all manner of questions. Happily we’ve managed…

Hail Caesar – A tale of IV gamers

Our forthcoming rulebook for Ancients, Hail Caesar, is taking Warlord HQ by storm. As such some of our brave lads have starting down the road of getting armies together and…

Gallery – Hail Caesar

We’ve received several new paintjobs for our Hail Caesar Ancients ranges – have a good look at them below. Of course, these are but a tiny portion of our many…

Roman Veterans by Phil Hendry

by Dr. Phil Hendry (with assistance from Rick Priestley) This article is designed to help wargamers make good use of the ‘Imperial Roman Veterans’ set from Warlord Games. It goes…

Painting Spartans by Paul Cubbin

Top painter Paul Cubbin shows how he got on with our plastic Spartan miniatures – in his own inimitable style. Plenty of hints and tips here! This painting guide was…

Hobby: Phil Hendry’s Celtic Chariot

It’s been a long while since we had anything new from Dr Phil Hendry. You’ll recall Phil being an evangelist for Army Painter Dip and having built up sizeable, beautifully…

Roman Auxiliaries – not second rate troops

This article, by Dr Phil Hendry, aims to dispel the myth that the Roman war machine was all about the much-lauded Legionary and that Auxiliary units were bit part players….

New: Hail Caesar Collection!

With this special offer you can save cash when buying the Hail Caesar rulebook and both army list supplements! Hail Caesar is written by the hugely talented Rick Priestley who…

New: Hail Caesar – Conquest of Gaul starter set!

This week sees an exciting development  as we launch our first starter set for the Warlord Games systems. Hail Caesar – Conquest of Gaul gives you the rules and two…

Hobby: Swing low, sweet chariot…

One of our ardent forum-dwellers, ‘Mikeland’ has put plenty of effort into a converted Celt Chariot and with great results! As you can see he’s mixed models from several packs…

Peltasts in Hail Caesar

‘To begin with the armament of the infantry is assigned to three types if we make the most basic distinction. These three types are on the basis of their equipment:…

Painting Persian Sparabara

By Steve May We know from examining Greek vase paintings that Persian Sparabara wore highly decorated clothing. This was most likely made from leather or felt with embroidered pattern work….

New: Signed copies of Black Powder and Hail Caesar!

To celebrate the anniversary of games designer and tea connoisseur, Rick Priestley, joining the Warlord Games team, we would like to offer a limited number of hand-signed Black Powder and…

Painting Greek Hoplites

By Stephen May In this guide I will walk you through the methods in which I paint my figures, specifically my plastic hoplites. The guide has been written using Games…

Hail Caesar Army Lists book errata

Seems we made an error with the Han Chinese list, missing some of the entries. Fear not though – you can download the updated troop listing here! Download the Errata…

Hail Caesar Rules Summary

That nice Mr Priestley has asked us to make the Useful Rules summary available as a download and who are we to deny the author of Black Powder and Hail…

Gallery: Three Men And A Dog!

Yes, it’s a rubbish title but when you are trying to introduce stunning paintjobs from Sascha Herm and Andres Amian Fernandes mere words aren’t really enough. So, let’s cut to…

Gallery: Bennett Blalock-Doane’s Romans!

An email from Bennett always halts all activity at Warlord HQ. We’ll cut the introduction short and let Bennett’s amazing conversion and painting talents do the talking…

Hail Caesar Open Day

This Saturday (July 23rd) we’re heading off to Maelstrom Games in Mansfield, Notts to hold our first Hail Caesar Open Day. Those of you who attended our Black Powder Open…

New: Hail Caesar Casualty Markers!

After you have played your first few games of Hail Caesar you’ll know just how many casualties you need to show stamina. You can of course pick up our metal…

Re-released: Roman Testudo!

It’s back! Our resin Testudo model is a belter and as a Roman commander you’ll want at least one of these for those tricky moment when a wall of scutum…

Gallery: Painted Centurion Titus Aduxas!

Warlord forum-dweller, Cubster (AKA Paul Cubbins) is something else with a paintbrush. Have a butchers at his handiwork on the Centurion Titus Aduxas miniature (free with the Hail Caesar rulebook!)…

New: Hail Caesar Ancients Rulebook!

It’s here – our Ancients rules as written by none other than Rick Priestley. This new rulebook needs little preamble so read on to find out all the juicy details!…

New: Ancient British Warriors!

The many tribes of the Britons are here in this revamped plastic and metal boxed set. Now containing a massive 40 of the woad-covered, limed-haired savages with limed hair you…

Preview: Plastic Macedonian Phalangites!

The latest plastic set in our Hail Caesar ancients range kicks off an entirely new army for us – Macedonian Phalangites! Have a look at what’s in store… With separate…

Hail Caesar Playsheets!

Download the quick reference sheets for free! This download not only has the quick reference sheets but also troop listings to allow you to get your armies on the tabletop as…

Ancients Boxed Sets Revised!

With our soon-to-be-released Ancients rules, Hail Caesar on the way, we’ve taken the opportunity to revise and represent our Ancients boxed sets. The first three to receive this treatment can…

Preview: Roman Auxiliary Command

We’ll be revamping our plastic Roman Auxiliaries boxed set soon and adding in an all-new metal command group. Take a butcher’s at these beauties… Nice eh? They’d go real nice…

Gallery: Asterix!

Frank Peeters sent us pics of some fun conversions based on our plastic Celts which are now masquerading as the famous cartoon character and his friends… Frank has been collecting,…

New: Hold The Line! Mounted Roman General And Warhound!

You loved our Unleash Hell! pack so much we’ve had a mounted version sculpted. Leading his cavalry as they charge the enemy flank and with his trusty warhound bounding alongside…

Model of the Week: Imperial Roman Aquilifer

This week we showcase one of Paul’s favourite models – the Aqulifer, Eagle standard bearer of the mighty Roman Legions! Paul: We all love Romans don’t we? Well, maybe not…

Model Of The Week – Ancient British Mastiffs

Our resident Canuckian, Kristen, takes a turn telling us about the model she admires from one of our ranges. Let’s see what she has to say, eh? Kristen: Despite the…

Preview: Hold the Line!

Our Unleash Hell! Roman General miniature as been remarkably popular and you’ve asked us for a mounted version. So, here’s a quick look at said Roman officer on horseback and…

Model of the Week: Macro & Cato

This week’s spotlight falls on one of our most popular boxed sets – Simon Sçarrow’s Macro & Cato. Whether you’re a fan of Simon’s novels or a tabletop Roman general…

Painted Roman Marines!

Thanks to the postal delays we’re still seeing in the UK in some regions we missed out on bringing you pics of the new Roman Marines models painted by Dr…

New: Roman Marines!

We’ve been asked for these miniatures a lot recently so here they are in all their seaborne glory. The Romans fielded all manner of specialist troops over their extensive empire,…

Model of the Week: Unleash Hell!

This new but increasingly popular series showcases our favourite models in the Warlord Games ranges. This week John Stallard waxes lyrical about a certain Roman General and has some exciting…

Model Of The Week: Primus Pilus

We kicked off our Model of the Week feature last week with Paul’s favourite – the Pike & Shotte Marksman, Old Tom. This week John has his say and thus…

Vindolanda Strength Return

(And what it might mean for wargamers) by Dr. Phil Hendry The aim of this article is to show that you don’t need to paint hundreds of figures to play…

Understanding Roman Standards!

by Dr. Phil Hendry This article is designed to help wargamers understand the many different types of standard and standard-bearer in the Roman army from the time of Augustus until…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 5: Basing

By Dr Phil Hendry Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Preparation Part 3: Painting Part 4: ‘Dipping’ After ‘dipping’ comes basing.  I do all my basing the same way, to create…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 4: ‘Dipping’

By Dr Phil Hendry Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Preparation Part 3: Painting Now it’s the part you’ve all been waiting for –  time to apply the Army Painter Quick…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 3: Painting

By Dr Phil Hendry Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Preparation Once all the preparation was done it was time to get on with the painting proper.  First of all, I…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 2: Preparation

By Dr Phil Hendry Part 1: Introduction The first job was to clean off the casting vents, mould-lines, and any other ‘messy bits’.  Not a bad job on Warlord’s figures…

First Glance: Warlord Games Ancients Rules!

You knew it had to come after the runaway success of our Black Powder rules for the Horse & Musket period. Yes, we’re developing a set of rules to play…

Gallery: Sascha Herm’s Romans

We recently showed off Sascha’s Boadicea and bloody marvellous it was too! Now, it’s the turn of her enemy – the might of Imperial Rome. Feast your eyes on these…

Painting: Roman Praetorian Guard

Not content with running the WAMP painting competition for us recently, Dave ‘Undave’ Jackson has also found time to paint a unit of our plastic Praetorian Guard. Even better Dave…

Sascha Herm Does Boadicea!

Arguably one of the best miniatures painter in the world, Sascha has been working his magic on our Roman and Celt ranges. We’ll be showing these remarkable results off to…

WAMP Painting Competition Winners!

The competition run by those splendid chaps over at Wargames and Miniatures Paradise (WAMP) has now finished and what a startling success it has been, with the largest number of…

Gallery: Stephan Huber’s Celts!

You’ve seen Stephan’s handiwork already with his Partisans and Romans – this time we get to show off his work on the barbarians! First off we have deadly Dacians bristling…

Gallery: Unleash Hell!

Two weeks ago we released the resin models of a Roman General and his faithful war dog. To say these have gone down a storm would be an understatement! Here…

Painting Legionaries

This painting guide shows how Chris Southern of Myrmidon Studios goes about painting our plastic Imperial Roman Legionaries. Check out Chris’ blog for more of his excellent work. He accepts…

Gallery: Ancient British Sky-Clad Fanatics

One of our mad collectors has taken to converting our Naked Fanatics with superb results… “I love stark-naked loony psychos (there’s a sentence you don’t want taking out of context!)….

Gallery: Pike & Shotte Leaders

You can tell the winter holidays must be close as the paintbrushes are flying as workers are released from their daily toil to fritter their time away painting miniatures. Fresh…

Army Gallery: Stephan Huber’s Celts

Not long ago we showed off Stephan’s talent with a paintbrush when we showcased his Romans. Now, we’re happy to bring you Stephan’s glorious Warlord Celts: First off we have…

New Release: Imperial Roman Onager

Woe betide enemies of Rome who thought themselves safe behind their stockade, earthen rampart, or high stone wall. All the fortifications in the world would count for naught when the…

New Release: Simon Scarrow’s Macro & Cato

You wait for months for long-awaited releases to arrive and then two arrive at once! Immortalised by the pen of best-selling author Simon Scarrow, Roman Centurion Macro and his young…

Stephan Huber’s Imperial Roman Gallery!

One of our more prolific forum posters, Regulator (aka Stephan Huber) has blown us away with photos of his Roman and Celt painting. We’ll bring you the Celts soon but…

Spotlight: Imperial Roman Boxed Sets

In this edition of the Spotlight we will be focusing on our very first range’s boxed sets – The Army of Imperial Rome. The Imperial Roman war machine was unrivaled…

New Release: Plastic Imperial Roman Auxiliaries

We’ve seen quite a bit of chatter about these models since we showed them off online and at Historicon 2009. Therefore we’re very happy to announce that our plastic Imperial…

Spotlight: Celts

We’ve little time for mucking about with fancy wordplay in this edition of the Spotlight, the Celts are invading! Whether you’re interested in Ancient Britons, Dacians, our upcoming Germanics or…

Spotlight: Imperial Roman Auxiliaries

Welcome to the Warlord Games Spotlight! Last time we took a look at our Ancient British Warriors, and we’re still trying to get the woad off. This round we thought…

Spotlight: Ancient British Celts and Boadicea

Welcome to our first Warlord Spotlight, a new feature which focuses on a portion of the Warlord range which we would like to give a bit of special attention to….

New Release: Roman Camelry (Dromedarii)

Here at Warlord Games we not only love to bring you the best sculpted miniatures but also like to give you new stuff that’s out of the ordinary and these…

Preview: Imperial Roman Auxiliaries (Box Art)

The one-and-only Peter Dennis has produced us another masterpiece – this time for the cover of our forthcoming plastic Imperial Roman Auxiliaries boxed set. While we will show you the…

Celtic Archers

r Phil Hendry has, once again, come up with the goods in the painting department and here you can see painted examples of our recently released Celtic Archers. Ideal for…

Updated – Showcase: Celts!

Warlord fans across the world of a barbarian bent have been hard at work painting our Celts miniatures. Now that we have got our lime properly mixed and are prepared…

New Release: Roman Emperors!

As any loyal citizen of Rome well knows, the Praetorian Guard were the protectors (and sometimes enforcers) of the Emperor. However, we can assure you that the Praetorian Guard never…

Updated: Hordes of Horses

Updated 13 March, 2009: One of our most popular sets is now available as a boxed set – Celt Cavalry. This part plastic, part metal unit allows you to harry…

Preview: Hail Caesar! Emperor Marcus Aurelius…

Once again we have reached into the annals of history to bring you a great model for your Imperial Roman army. Marcus Aurelius ruled the Roman Empire from AD 161…

New Release: Roman Heads!

To allow you even more variety in your Imperial Roman armies we’ve made two new packs of metal heads – one with four Roman helmet variants and the other with…

Hobby: Hail Caesar Conversions

The wonderfully named Bennett Blalock-Doane recently sent us in some snaps of his Warlord models. What a belated Christmas present they were! Bennett tells us he has more to send…

Steve Dean Does Warlord!

There comes a time when all the hard work you put into something pays off. Such a time came to us at Warlord Games recently when none other than one…

Falx? What’s a Fa…

We’ve been warning of their approach at conventions and wargames shows for a few months now, but now Peter ‘The Count’ Dennis has provided us with the art for our…

Eye Candy – a Gallery of Glory!

We’ve been inundated with professional painters wanting to get to grips with our highly-detailed and superbly dynamic miniatures. Gift horses, mouths and all that… No more waffle needed from us…

North African Allies

The horsemen of Numidia in Northern Africa went from being enemies of the Roman Empire to being conscripted by Imperial Rome as fast-moving and highly effective skirmish cavalry. Wielding light…

Updated – Priestley’s Gone Crackers…

For Warlord Games Romans of course! Updated 16/10/08 – Priestley’s still at it! We thought he was finished, but he’s just begun! Infamous games designer and author extraordinaire Rick Priestley…

Roma Victor!

Anyone who’s seen the film Gladiator can envision the devastating impact a Roman turma can bring to an enemy formation (those Germans were far from pleased). Now you can add…

Celts – an equal opportunities employer!

In our effort to bring you the most interesting Celtic army models for your wargaming and collecting needs, Warlord Games is very happy to offer our excellent Female Celt Warriors…

Examining the Antonine Wall

Games Day 2008 at the NEC was such a great time for us here at Warlord Games that we felt we just had to give you a few more views…

Get the Point? Celt Javelinmen

These Celts will certainly make sure you do. New from Warlord Games, our Celt Javelinmen are prepared to bring a veritable rain of death upon any invaders who dare to…

Have Kit, Will Battle.

Roman Legionaries were famed for their ability to march long distances with full kit and to set up a defensible camp with amazing speed and discipline. When Marius was elected…

Optimum Optiones

While it is well known that the Centurion was the head Legionary in charge of his century, his hand-picked assistant and rear guard officer was known as the Optio. Should…

No Clothes? No Problem!

One would think that taking to the ancient, brutal battlefields in the buff where Celts and Imperial Romans clashed would be tactical suicide. However, it is documented that the ritual…

Woad on Wheels

We are pleased and proud to announce the new release of our three new Celt Chariots and Celt Civilians. Sharp-eyed readers will notice our Celtic Chieftain’s Chariot inspired by the…

Sneak Peeks: Top Brass

If you feel your Roman Legion has been slightly lacking in its leadership of late, our new Roman Officers pack should put a bit more discipline into your ranks! Released…

Day of the Tortoise!

What is more iconic than the famous Roman Testudo (tortoise) formation? Pretty much nothing in Roman terms.  So, it would have been remiss of us not to have designed one…

Recipe for Success

Take one talented painter and add in several finely-detailed and dynamically-posed Warlord Games miniatures. Sprinkle lightly with the revolutionary The Army Painter hobby products and leave to simmer over a…

Sting of the Scorpion!

This week’s new release is one you’ve been waiting eagerly for – the Imperial Roman Scorpion catapult! Manned by two Legionaries this war machine fires a heavy arrow unerringly into…

Brushing Up!

Fresh from the painting table of Dr Phil Hendry are these beautifully painted metal Auxiliaries. Painted using The Army Painter hobby products the unit is finished off beautifully with Little…

Sneak Peek: Imperial Roman Veterans

As we prepare to release our next plastic boxed set – Imperial Roman Veterans we thought you’d like to see the simply gorgeous box art as illustrated by the one…

Mea Culpa…

Sometimes all the enthusiasm and well-meaning energy can distract you from what’s important.  This is certainly the case as regards the shield designs we put in the Celtic Warriors plastic…

Return of the Army Painters!

Painting an Army: part 2 Last time we saw Jonas and Bo from Army Painter they’d built and based several large units of our plastic Imperial Romans. With their self-imposed…

Army Painters!

Speed Painting an Army: part 1 When we received an email from our old pals Jonas and Bo at Army Painter we knew we were in for a lively time!…

Wallpaper!

We’ve received lots of notes from you excited about our great artwork. One great suggestion from forum member SafetyStick was to make it available as a desktop wallpaper. We live…

Through the looking glass

When we launched the Warlord Games website we showed you a snippet of our magnificent artwork on our homepage. Now we bring you the full piece in all it’s glory!…