Tagged: English Civil War

Battle Report: Battle of Marston Moor

John’s mates at the Friends of General Haig wargames club rounded out 2018 with a massive recreation of Marston Moor – attended by Mr Stallard himself! As the late afternoon…

Spotlight: Farquharson’s Highlanders

We’ve put together a fantastic bundle for those of you wanting to get started with Highlanders in Pike & Shotte. The Highlander range is bursting with character and this deal…

Museums: Inspiration for Pike & Shotte

Steve Morgan (Author of Pike and Shotte) provided an article on the English Civil War covering a project of his, focused on Edge Hill, combine this with photos from a visit…

Pike & Shotte Showcase: Thirty Years War Army

By Robert Scicluna I started collecting pike and shotte miniatures seven years ago. I’ve been interested in The Thirty Years War (1618-1648) since a teenager, and with the release of the…

Focus: Battles in To Kill a King!

Our new To Kill a King Pike & Shotte supplement is massive, so massive that it has 15 battles that span all of the English Civil Wars, each includes the forces…

To Kill a King Terrain!

Many villages and towns suffered during the English civil war and here’s the perfect way to recreate these key battlegrounds! Ye Olde Town View in Store   This set contains:…

New: Sir Bevil Grenville & Anthony Payne & Generals Coach!

The most loved man in Cornwall and his ‘Cornish giant’ are available to fight for you, make sure that Sir Bevil Grenville & Anthony Payne arrive in style with the…

New: Storming Party with Petard

The new Storming Party is ready to assault your enemy, with it’s petard to blow up the castles gate you’re set to bring devastation to the battlefield! View in Store…

New: Selection of Peasants!

No town is set without its own townsfolk! Make them the objective of your game or make your town feel that bit more real, these townsfolk will always have a…

Castle For Sale!

Hasn’t everyone wanted to own a castle? Well you always could, how’s this one for size! History is full of monumental moments of heroic clashes, death defying accounts and brutal…

An ‘introductory top five’ English Civil War reading list

With the publication of the Pike & Shotte supplement ‘To Kill a King’ a few weeks away now, Warlord asked me to make a short list of a top five…

History: The Second & Third English Civil Wars

With the To Kill a King supplement on the horizon, here’s part 2 of our history covering the second and third English civil wars! The Second English Civil War 1648 King Charles was imprisoned…

History: The First English Civil War 1642-1647

With the new To Kill a King supplement dropping in we thought we’d also drop some history onto all of you! After disbanding parliament and unsuccessfully try to force a…

In-depth: Lord Minimus, Sir Jeffery Hudson

Warlord’s own Commander in-chief John Stallard uncovers Lord Minimus’s extravagant and arduous journey! In 1626 the Earl of Buckingham laid on a great banquet for his majesty Charles I of…

New: To Kill A King! – Pike & Shotte English Civil War

168 pages of colour rich information with an introduction by writer Charles Singleton, this supplement for Pike & Shotte describes the history, armies, personalities and battles of the English Civil…

New: Battle for Britain – Wargame The English Civil War 1642 – 1651

Hot out of the box comes a fantastic book from historical illustrator Peter Dennis and veteran wargamer Andy Callan: View in Store   In the Battle of Britain series you…

‘Famous by my Sword’

The Army of Montrose and the Millitary Revolution by Charles Singleton Famous By My Sword in Store A brilliant young poet, leading a gallant band whose epic adventure ends in…

Painting: English Civil War Army Uniforms

The fighting men of the English Civil War had more uniformity than their counterparts on the continent in the Thirty Years War, but such uniforms were at the discretion of…

New: Pike & Shotte Musketeers

Pike & Shotte musketeers The musket – the mainstay of your army – was first invented by the Spanish in the early 16th century – and were originally designed as…

New: Pike & Shotte Veteran Musketeers and Command

With our new Thirty years War supplement for Pike & Shotte, The Devil’s Playground, proving a hit with many of you we’re further reinforcing your armies! This week we’re bringing…

New: Pike & Shotte Musketeers and Armoured Pike Block

Our eagerly awaited Thirty Years War supplement for Pike & Shotte is now shipping out to customers – which means that it’s the perfect time for us to release some…

New: Pike & Shotte Storming Party Musketeers and Command Group

Along with our first Pike & Shotte supplement The Devil’s Playground and the smashing Ordnance Battery we have a second Command Group and and a Musketeer Storming Party released ready…

Re-boxing: Pike & Shotte Infantry and Cavalry

With the release of The Devil’s Playground our first supplement for Pike & Shotte we have taken the opportunity to re-box our plastic infantry and cavalry so they can be…

New: Pike & Shotte Baggage Wagon

This superb new resin and metal baggage wagon is now available. With two Pike & Shotte supplements being worked on at the moment, it’s a great time to add tour…

Hobby: Lord Morecroft’s Coach

Mike Jackson created this highly characterful model for his blog using Pike & Shotte models, and we are only too happy to show off his handiwork! Lord Thomas Hawksby’s regiment…

Hobby: Sir Thomas Fairfax

Forum-dweller ‘Ste’ is back with another fantastic paint-job – Sir Thomas Fairfax, general in the First English Civil War – who was nicknamed ‘Black Tom’ after his jet black hair…

New: Pike & Shotte Engineer Working Party

Out today is the hard-working Engineer Working Party for Pike & Shotte, standing ready to build your siege lines and earthworks: It was not all marching and fighting in 17th…

Collecting an English Civil War Army – Where to Start?

Pike & Shotte author Steve Morgan gives some pointers on how to start collecting and painting an English Civil Wars army: Steve: Many gamers steer clear of wargaming the English…

Showcase: Pike & Shotte Lords of the Land

The Pike & Shotte English Civil War range has some stunning mounted character models, ready to lead your regiments into battle for King (or not) and Country. Shown here are…

Spotlight: Mike Jackson’s English Civil War Cavalry

Our glorious leader, Mr Stallard, was overcome when he saw Warlord forum moderator Mike Jackson’s (Mikeland) conversions on our forums and wanted them to be shared with the world at…

New: Witchfinder General: Days Of Revelation Rulebook!

In the 17th century, in the lead up to the English Civil Wars, courageous Witchfinders battle against many vile abominations that plague a once green and pleasant land. Clandestine Vampire…

New: Pike & Shotte Armoured Pikemen!

Adding more steel (literally!) to your pike blocks are these new armoured pikemen sculpts.  Perfect for use in your English Civil wars and Thirty Years Wars armies… These new sculpts…

Preview: Armoured Pikemen!

One of the requests we’ve fielded so often is for us to release more armoured pikemen for our Pike & Shotte range. With us starting the release of our Thirty…

New: Battle-Ready Pike & Shotte Regiments!

You may remember we brought you pre-painted Roman Legionary regiments and you lapped them up in double-quick time. So many of you asked if we’d extend this to Pike &…

New: Pike & Shotte Herald!

For those of you looking for a a trumpeter with a great deal of panache or perhaps to add to that high command diorama you’ve been thinking of we have…

Gallery: Darren Linington’s Parliament Cavalry!

That man Linington has been at it again – this time putting brush to our plastic Parliamentarian Cavalry. Enough talking – time to take a look. Lovely stuff, eh? Get…

New: ‘Black Tom’ Fairfax!

A key figure in the Parliamentarian cause Sir Thomas Fairfax, dubbed ‘Black Tom’ for his somewhat swarthy appearance, was a fair-minded General much-loved by his troops. We now bring you…

Gallery: Ubique Matt’s Plastics!

Not long ago we held a Black Powder Open Day at Maelstrom Games’ Eye of the Storm venue. We were delighted when Warlord forum-dweller, Ubique Matt, dropped in with a…

Painting: ECW Armies The Army Painter Way!

As part of the big English Civil Wars army Jonas painted up for Salute 2010 using all the different Colour Primers, one regiment was done up with the new Colour…