Roman

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…

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…

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: 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: 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…

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…

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…

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: 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…

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,…

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: 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…

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…

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…

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…

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 – 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…

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…

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!)…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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: 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…

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: 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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!…

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!…