Tagged: Pacific

Rules: Amphibious Assaults

Bolt Action writer Alessio Cavatore brings us the rules for staging beach landings in your games – perfect for Pacific themed battles as well as, of course, the D-Day landings. In…

New: USMC Sets

Semper Fidelis! With the release of the LVT(A)-1 & LVT(A)-4, what better time to begin your Pacific in Flames campaign, than with these excellent USMC sets… The Battle For the…

LCVP Machine Gun Crew + Flotilla

Out today to lend a little firepower to your invasion fleet are the LCVP Machine Gun Crew, plus single landing craft and even a flotilla! US LCVP Machine Gun Crew…

New: Bolt Action Campaign: New Guinea

Our antipodean friends rise to the challenge and step into the jungles of New Guinea in this new and challenging theatre of war! View in Store This book is a…

Big Burma Build with Mel TheTerrainTutor

Mel, TheTerrainTutor, starts a new project, the Big Burma Build, centered around creating terrain for the pacific campaign! Check out the first three videos here! View Part 1 TheTerrainTutor gets…

History: Battle for Iwo Jima 1945

Battle for Iwo Jima (19th February to 26th March 1945) During their ‘island hopping’ campaign, the US Marines were tasked to take the heavily fortified island of Iwo Jima, in…

History: The Pacific Theatre

Looking at a brief history of the conflict often forgotten as Empires erupt in flames across the Pacific A brief history of the Pacific theatre in World War II In…

Scenario: Iwo Jima Bunker Assault

If you are looking for a challenging scenario then recreating the fighting during the Battle for Iwo Jima has to be the pinnicle, we suggest using the Bunker Assault scenario…

Painting: USMC Camo tutorial

Warlord Games studio painter Andrés Amián presents his expert guide to painting US Marine Corps camo: I tend to think that for wargames figures it is better to paint a camouflage approximation…

1500 point Pacific Armies

Released alongside the Bolt Action campaign book Empires in Flames the Pacific and Far East we present two fantastic 1500pt armies – perfect to expand your Island hopping counteroffensive in…

Island Offensive Starter 1500 pt Armies

Alongside the Bolt Action supplement Empire in Flames the Pacific and Far East we introduced two fantastic 1500pt armies – perfect to start your Island hopping offensive in the Pacific!…

Conversion Clinic: Shermans in the Pacific

The Sherman was the workhorse of the Allied forces throughout the Second World War. If you’d like to know a little more about it, please take a look at this…

Scenario: Jungle Road Ambush!

Burma, the end of February 1944, men of the 5307 Composite Unit (better known as ‘Merrill’s Marauders) embarked on an incredibly arduous march of about 1200 Km through the Himalayas…

History: Merill’s Marauders

Unit Galahad – 5307 Composite Unit. by Chris Brown Never heard of 5307 Composite Unit? You probably have since they are more widely known as ‘Merrill’s Marauders’ – a title…

New: Pacific Buildings and Village

Deck your gaming table out in style with these beautifully detailed laser-cut wooden buildings, perfect for island hopping battles in the Pacific theatre and the Far East during WWII, the…

History: The Forgotten Army

1942 – Fall of Singapore After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and their simultaneous invasions of several islands across the Pacific, and then Malaysia the following day, the British interests in…

Showcase: British 14th Army

As we come to the end of our focus on the War in the Pacific, Warlord boss John Stallard was at pains to point out that it wasn’t just Americans…

Rules: Famous Characters of the Pacific Theatre

These historical characters, presented with a somewhat ‘Hollywood’ style, are here to add flavour to your armies. They may be included in future official publications, but in the meantime they…

Pacific collector’s guide – The Armies

We have had a fantastic response to the collecting articles and in time honoured fashion we have listed the products as complete armies so you can jump straight in and…

Gallery: Vehicles of the Pacific Theatre

Here we have a selection of off the shelf and converted vehicles for the Pacific theatre. Although there may not be as many varients present in this theatre it doesn’t…

Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre – Part 4

Andrew’s Imperial Japanese Now the first game is out of the way (the less said about my luck in that the better) it is time to turn my attention to…

Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre: Battle Report

4 Players. 500 points each. 1 objective – annihilation…  So for the first time we would be getting our armies out for a game. We had taken a few weeks…

Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre – part 2

In part 2 of our series on collecting our Pacific armies we are taking our forces up to to 500 points, with the knowledge that we will be playing a…

Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre – part 1

As promised, here is the first instalment of our Pacific campaign collecting series. The idea is that four of us here at Warlord HQ (Ches, Daz, Bill and Rich), who…

Preview: Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre

The Pacific war was a desperate and bloody part of the global conflict of WWII. From Guadalcanal through to Okinawa and the attack on the Japanese mainland, many different forces…

Pre-order: US Marines Infantry and Starter Army

Storm the beaches and reclaim the Pacific with our multi-pose plastic US Marines, now available to pre-order. Guadalcanal. Tarawa. Iwo Jima. Okinawa. Just some of the legendary actions the US…