Tagged: Roman

Profile: Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius ruled the Empire along with Lucius Verus, from 161 AD to 180 AD. A great philosopher who studied relentlessly in his youth, Marcus would become one of the…

Spotlight: Imperial Roman Praetorian Guard

Originally formed by the Emperor Augustus, this elite cadre of soldiers would become the true power of Rome, ruling from behind the scenes. They were responsible for killing off Emperors…

Spotlight: Imperial Roman Legionaries

As the Roman Empire set about conquering all corners of the globe, its fighting forces were underpinned by rank upon rank of Legionaries – the backbone of the Roman Legions –…

New: Centuria from Massimo Torriani!

From Massimo Torriani, the creator of Operation Squad and Wild West Chronicles, comes a new game focussing on the conflicts of ancient Rome. Massimo explains: Centuria is a wargame for…

Spotlight: Imperial Roman Auxiliaries

The auxiliary of the Roman army came about in the earlier days of the Republic. Rome’s enemies made heavy use of foreign fighters. Many of Rome’s enemies, including Hannibal of…

Showcase: Roman War Machines

Alongside the massed legions of Rome, these devastating war machines sought not to just provide covering fire for the legionaries but also to destroy the enemy from afar. These weapons…

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: 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…

Webstore: Britannia! Hail Caesar supplement

In 43AD Aulus Plautius led the Roman legions to the edge of the known world: to the mysterious land of the Britons. TheEmperor Claudius demanded a victory, and what better…

Webstore: Battle-ready Eastern Roman Watchtower

Paul at Paul’s Modelling Workshop has been busy making us more scenery – this time an Eastern Roman Watchtower!

Webstore: Auxiliary Roman Reinforcements

2 x Auxiliary Roman Boxed sets 1 x Roman Marine Regiment 1 x Western Archer Regiment 1 x Balearic Slingers Regiment 1 x Cavalry Regiment with Spears 1 x Numidian…

Webstore: Attic-helmeted Roman Figure Heads pack (24)

 These heads allow you to model up some alternative Romans to intimidate your foes.  The "Attic" type helmet, so beloved by Hollywood it would seem, is an excellent if showy…

Webstore: Attic-helmeted Roman Figure Heads (4)

 These heads allow you to model up some alternative Romans to intimidate your foes.  The "Attic" type helmet, so beloved by Hollywood it would seem, is an excellent if showy…

Webstore: Ancient Celts: Cavalry boxed set

This regiment offer combines the multi-pose flexibility of our superb plastic Celtic Warriors with finely detailed metal and resin components. The ponies come with the riders’ legs attached – all…

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: 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: 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,…

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…

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…

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…

Rick’s Roman casualty marker

Author of many leading game systems, including our own Hail Caesar and Black Powder, Rick Priestley is clearly someone to listen to – especially if that conversation involves chickens, tea…

Spotlight: Roman Travelling Coach

Painted by Andrés Amián Fernández the Roman Travelling Coach makes a fabulous center piece for games of Hail Caesar or just a great modelling and painting project, it can be…

New: Imperial Roman Armoury!

Okay, so this isn’t entirely new but we’ve managed to reorganise and rerelease a few useful accessories for our Imperial Roman range. See what is available now here…

Gallery: Imperial Romans

As Warlord Games’ very first range we certainly have a soft spot for the Imperial Romans (but then who doesn’t?). We’re pleased to have received painted version of our Engineer…

Webstore: Roman travelling coach

Pack contains 1 coach, 2 horses and 3 metal figures Supplied unpainted

Webstore: Roman Standards

We’re constantly asked for more Roman standards to be made available and your wish is our command! This pack contains four differtent types of standard with which you can equip

Webstore: Roman Standards Pack – ***Duplicate product***

We’re constantly asked for more Roman standards to be made available and your wish is our command! This pack contains four different types of standard with which you can equip…

Webstore: Rome’s Dacian Wars, Hail Caesar Supplement

Fighting Trajan’s invasion of Dacia with model soldiers At the end of the first century AD, the Roman Empire was the greatest military power the world had ever seen. All…

Webstore: Roman Marine shield designs 1

This sheet features 12 hexagonal shield transfers.

Webstore: Roman Marine shield designs 2

These transfers have been designed to complement our ranges of Roman Marines It contains 12 Hexagonal shields transfers  

Webstore: Roman Legionary heads (4)

 This sprue contains 4 helmeted Roman heads. These are great for: Adding more variation into your Roman units. Add dead Roman Heads to your Celt bases.

Webstore: Roman Heads without helmets (4)

 This sprue contains 3 bare headed Romans and 1 wearing sun hat.  They can be used for the following: Adding more variation to your Roman units. Putting dead heads on…

Webstore: Roman Legionary

Author: Ross Cowan Illustrator: Angus McBride About this book The period 31 BC-AD 43 saw the greatest expansion of the Roman Empire. In 31 BC Octavian defeated Antony at the…

Webstore: Roman Auxiliary shield pack (20)

 This pack contains 20 metal oval Auxiliary shields.

Webstore: Roman Auxiliary Forts 27 BC-AD 378

Author: Duncan B Campbell Illustrator: Brian Delf About this book With the vast expansion of the Roman Empire came a need for more and more fortifications to defend it. The…

Webstore: Roman Auxiliary Cohort army deal

This Roman Auxiliary Cohort Deal includes: 40 Plastic Auxiliaries 2 Auxiliary command groups 10 Metal Auxiliary Cavalry inc. command

Webstore: Roman Army on Campaign upgrade set

1 x Imperial Roman Engineers 10 x Sudes Spike sprues 1 x Imperial Roman Sentries 10 x Palisade Walls 1 x Imperial Roman Medicus 1 x Roman Travelling Coach 20…

Webstore: Roman Army at Siege upgrade set

1 x Imperial Roman Onager 2 x Imperial Roman Ballista 2 x Imperial Roman Standing Battle Line 1 x Imperial Roman Kneeling Battle Line Note: Models supplied unassemble

Webstore: Republican Roman Velites

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…

Webstore: Veteran Imperial Roman Century (1st Cohort)

Deal consists of 160 Veteran Romans, 1 Centurion, 1 Optio, 1 Scorpion. 1 x Imperial Roman Veteran Command Sprue 15 x Imperial Roman Veteran Infantry Sprues 1 x Imperial Roman…

New: Roman Travelling Coach!

Roman fans are in for a real treat this week as we release this beautiful resin and metal Roman Travelling Coach. buy now in store This two-horse coach is the…

New: Imperial Roman Army Deals!

With our plastic Roman Auxiliaries available again we’ve been able to bring back several of our popular Imperial Roman Army Deals and special offers. See how you can save a…

New: Imperial Roman Sentries!

We first previewed these new sculpts a little while ago and ever since we’ve been inundated with questions about when they will be available to buy. Well, here they are!…

Gallery: Praetorian!

One of our most popular Roman sets are the Praetorian Guard. We’ve now received painted versions of the cavalry so here they are in all their glory! Praetorian Cavalry Resplendent…

Preview: Roman sentries

Fresh from Wojtek’s sculpting desk are these lovely sculpts. Depicting Roman soldiers on sentry duty they can be built to represent legionaries, auxiliaries or Praetorians. These troopers can represent many…

New: Imperial Roman battlelines

Following last week’s release of our new Imperial Roman Slingers (which also have options of making them regular legionaries with gladius/pilum) we’re now releasing them in battle lines of either…

New: Imperial Roman Legionary Slingers!

It’s been a little while since our last Imperial Roman release so here are two-in-one! It’s widely believed that Legionaries were trained to use the sling. Whilst most players seem…

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…

Webstore: Imperial Roman Veteran Infantry Sprue

The price is for a single plastic sprue Supplied unpainted

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…

Webstore: Imperial Roman Starter Army boxed set

The perfect way to start your Imperial Roman army or add additional units of the bravest Soldiers to your

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…

Webstore: Hail Caesar Rulebook

Hail Caesar is written by the hugely talented Rick Priestley who is something of an expert in Ancients gaming. Partly because of his studying in antiquities but some would say…

New! Pre-painted Roman Legionaries!

Over the past few months we’ve been repeatedly asked whether we’d provide pre-painted miniatures. Well, it’s your lucky day! We’re trialling this with pre-painted plastic Roman Legionaries. We only have…

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…

Webstore: Hail Caesar Collection

Collection contains the Hail Caesar rulebook and both and army lists plus the free Roman Centurion miniature So aside from Rick Priestly’s firsthand experience of classical civilisations what else do…

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…

New! Warhammer Ancient Battles!

We’ve got our hands on the brand new version of Warhammer Ancient Battles (WAB) and have some splendid army deals to get you started too! So, whether you’re interested in…

New! Roman Civilians

Imperial Romans were the first of the Warlord ranges and such is their popularity we’re still making releases for them 3 years later! This latest pack contains an assortment of…

Plastic Fantastic!

In the Warlord office we’re all feeling a little bit down after England’s* World Cup performance. At time like this we find ourselves building more toy soldiers to cheer ourselves…

More Ospreys!

Is there no stopping us? Loads more Osprey titles have been added to our store – this time from the New Vanguard series which focuses on Military hardware. Check out…

Webstore: Imperial Roman Legionary Sprue

The price is for a single plastic sprue Supplied unpainted

Webstore: Hail Caesar Army Lists – Biblical & Classical

In this, our first expansion for Hail Caesar, Rick presents no less than 63 army lists for the Biblical and Classical periods along with points costs and army composition.

New: Roman Cavalry with Spears!

Yes, more Roman releases! Hot on the heels of our Unleash Hell! release last month we now have Imperial Roman Auxiliary Cavalry with Spears! Add more manoeuvrability and stopping power…

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…

New! Unleash Hell!

An absolute must for any Roman player (and for anyone fancying a challenge on the painting front) is this resin sculpt of a Roman General and his trusty warhound. We…

New! Roman Testudo

Now available as a boxed set, our 6-piece resin Testudo has now been joined by a suitably gruff Centurion leading from the front. The Romans aren’t having it all their…

Webstore: Hail Caesar – The Conquest of Gaul starter set

Hail Caesar is a game of tabletop battles with model soldiers set in the Ancients era. Pit your wits and tactics against your friends as your armies clash in combat…

New! Imperial Roman and Celt Casualties

Making the ultimate sacrifice for Rome, these unfortunate Legionaries and Auxiliaries aren’t in a good way! An ideal addition to your scenic bases and to add an extra level of…

New! Roman Engineers

We’ve been making Imperial Romans for coming up for 3 years now and there’s no sign of us stopping any time soon! Now we have these lovely Roman engineers (or,…

New! Imperial Roman Starter Army

A few months ago we released our hugely popular Starter Army boxed sets. These limited release, yet extremely high value, boxes proved so popular we’ve decided to bring some of…

Webstore: Imperial Roman Cohort

Deal consists of 480 Romans, 6 Centurion, 6 Optio, 6 Scorpion. 6 x Imperial Roman Command Sprue 42 x Imperial Roman Infantry Sprues 6 x Imperial Roman Scorpion Sprue 1…

Roman and Pike & Shotte Osprey Books!

You all know that reading is fun-damental. Now Roman fans can rejoice and expand their library of scrolls as we’ve added a load more Roman-themed Osprey books to our webstore!…

Webstore: Imperial Roman Century on Campaign

80 x Marching Romans 10 x Roman Mules 1 x Carroballista (Roman Cart + Imperial Roman Scorpion Sprue) Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

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…

Webstore: Imperial Roman Century

Deal consists of 80 Romans, 1 Centurion, 1 Optio, 1 Scorpion. 1 x Imperial Roman Command Sprue 7 x Imperial Roman Infantry Sprues 1 x Imperial Roman Scorpion Sprue Note

Website Updated!

Over the last few weeks we’ve been beavering away behind the scenes to refresh the Warlord website. We are always working to update the site  and over the next weeks…

Webstore: Imperial Roman casualties

Making the ultimate sacrifice for Rome, these unfortunate Legionaries and Auxiliaries aren’t in a good way!  An ideal addition to your scenic bases and to add an extra level of…

Webstore: Embossed Roman Scutum shield pack (20)

 This pack contains 20 metal scutum with an embossed pattern so you can make your legion unique or represent some particularly honoured individuals.      20 metal scutum, supplied

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Marching Legionaries contubernium

In an attempt to reduce the baggage train following Legions on the march the General Marius decreed trhat Legionaries would be responsible for carrying much of their own equipment,. Equipping…

Holiday Army Deals!

What’s all this about then? Well… A) it’s nearly Christmas B) we’ve released stacks of new goodies that we can add to existing deals C) because we can! We’ve added…

New Release: Dacian and Praetorian Shield Transfers

Steve at Little Big Men Studios has been hard at it (ooer missus!) designed lots of new shield designs for our Imperial Roman Praetorian Guard and Dacians. As ever the…

New Release: Warlord Starter Armies

Updated: 08/01/10. Get ’em while you can! The four Starter Army sets we released for the Christmas period have been sublimely popular (and why not – they are superb value!)….

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…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Marching Legionaries Column

In an attempt to reduce the baggage train following Legions on the march the General Marius decreed trhat Legionaries would be responsible for carrying much of their own equipment,. Equipping…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Aquilifer

Clad in his distinctive lion pelt the Aquilifer was one of the most trusted men in the legion and a doughty fighter to boot.  The eagle was the very symbol…

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…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Legionary Slingers

It is widely believed that Legionaries were trained to use a sling.  Not ones to pass up the opportunity to make a great looking model we now present you with…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Legionary Command

With any self-respecting Roman general fielding multiple units of legionaries it’s only natural we provide even more variety to the command models in the plastic boxed set. These highly detailed…

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: Terrain

While we are quite proud of our extensive miniature lines for Ancient Imperial Romans, Celts, Bolt Action WW2 , and Pike & Shotte, there’s more to Warlord than just model…

Webstore: EIR Scutum with Pilum pack (20)

Great for adding character and variety to your Legion or simply giving all your Legionaries Gladius in hand and leaving carrying their pilum behind the shield. This pack contains 20…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Legionaries set (30)

Well-drilled, and clad in his segmented armour the Legionary was the lifeblood of the Roman war machine –

Preview: Simon Scarrow’s Macro & Cato

You’ve waited for long enough for this – we’re delighted to show off our miniatures based on Simon Scarrow’s bestselling books about two Roman soldiers, Macro & Cato. So, without…

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…

Webstore: EIR Legionary shield designs waterslide transfers

Allowing you to have the same shield design across your whole army this sheet provides superb value for money. Easy to use and looking great when finished we recommend you…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Western Auxiliary Archers Regiment

Clad in their trademark chainmail these auxilliary archers are from the western provinces of the Roman Empire.The Western Archers Regiment contains 16 random metal models.

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Legionaries and Scorpion boxed set

Well-drilled, and clad in his segmented armour the Legionary was the lifeblood of the Roman war machine –

Webstore: EIR Legionary shield designs 9

These transfers have been designed to complement our ranges of Roman Legionaries.   It contains nineteen rectangular shields and one circular shield.  

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Western Auxiliary Archers contubernium

Clad in their trademark chainmail these auxilliary archers are from the western provinces of the Roman Empire. The Western Archers contubernium contains 8 random metal models.

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Kneeling Battleline

Perfect for the front rank of your Roman units, this pack provides you with eight kneeling Legionaries equipped with slings or with Gladius and Pilum. Contains 8 metal models.  Contents…

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…

Webstore: EIR Legionary shield designs 8

These transfers have been designed to complement our ranges of Roman Legionaries.   It contains nineteen rectangular shields and one circular shield.  

Webstore: EIR Legionary shield designs 7

These transfers have been designed to complement our ranges of Roman Legionaries.   It contains nineteen rectangular shields and one circular shield.  

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Testudo!

The Roman testudo (tortoise) formation is probably the most recognisable battle formation in history.

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Engineers

“So, what did the Romans ever do for us? Nothing! … Well. Yes Reg, apart from the roads…and the aqueducts, and the buildings….etc etc"

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…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Standing Battleline

Perfect for the rear ranks of your Roman units or just to mix in with regular , this pack provides you with eight standing Legionaries.  With multiple army options they…

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…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Slave Girls

Like many of you we watched Spartacus Blood And Sand and while most of us were awestruck by the battle scenes and blood letting our sculptor, Wojtek, had his eye…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Emperor Marcus Aurelius

When a man sees his end… he wants to know there was some purpose to his life. How will the world speak my name in years to come? Will I…

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…

Sneak Peek: Imperial Roman Auxiliaries

Here at Warlord Games we’re quite adept at keeping some surprises prepared for our loyal customers, and we’ve kept this one under the wire for long enough. Time to unveil…

Webstore: Caesarian Roman scorpion

Pack contains 2 metal figures plus 1 metal support weapon. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

New Release: Plastic Praetorian Guard!

It’s taken a little longer than expected but our latest multi-part, hard plastic Kit – The Praetorian Guard – are here and available to add to your Imperial Roman armies!…

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…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Sentries

This pack contains: 4 Sentries 4 shields and four metal heads

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Eastern Auxiliary Archers Regiment

Easily recognised with their conical helmet and recurve bow these auxilliary archers are from the eastern region of the Roman Empire. The Eastern Archers Regiment contai

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…

Webstore: Caesarian Roman command

Pack contains 3 metal foot figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Warlord Games – award-winning miniatures!

What a great Christmas present for us all here at Warlord – Tabletop Gaming News readers have voted our plastic Imperial Roman Legionaries boxed set as ‘The Best Historical Miniatures…

Happy 1st Birthday to Us! Commence the Bacchanalia.

Warlord Games is now one whole year old. And what a year it’s been! Before we don the party hats, raise a glass to the gods of wargaming and stuff…

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…

Sneak Peek: Under the Eagle

So fresh from the mould room that we almost burned our fingers, we’re very proud to be able to show off a couple sneak peek images of our impressive Imperial…

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…

Games Day review

Held at the NEC in Birmingham, the biggest gaming show in the UK hosted over 8,000 enthusiastic gamers looking to see the latest and greatest from Games Workshop. This year…

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…

Sneak Peeks!

As a certain Roman Legate once said “Upon my command, unleash hell!” Now you have the tools to do just that! Ex-Games Workshop master sculptor Tim ‘Baneblade’ Adcock has sculpted…

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…

Sneak Peeks!

One of the most popular parts of our newsletter is Sneak Peeks. This week’s offering will be no different as we have loads of new goodies to tempt you with!…

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…

Under the Eagle!

Like us many of you will be ardent fans of Simon Scarrow’s ‘Eagle’ series of novels. Set in Britain during the Roman invasion it follows Macro, a tough centurion and…

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…

Eye Candy

This is nothing to do with new releases or events we’re attending. Far better than that – loads of photos of great looking models just for the hell of it!…

Fresh Troops!

Despite all the excitement about our plastic boxed sets we’ve not been idle in adding even more to our range of metal models for both our Celt and Imperial Roman…

Slingshot

The official magazine of the Society of Ancients has a new editor in Mark Watson and as a result has seen something of a makeover. Hats off to all involved…

In Review

With more and more gamers collecting our miniatures we’re seeing plenty of great reviews in magazines and websites. As we get them we’ll post them here for you. We’re absolutely…

Review of Imperial Romans

The following review was written by Rich Jones (formerly editor of Wargames Journal) for the Warhammer Ancient Battles forums. I like hard plastic, always have. For years I have secretly…

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!…

Imperial Roman Legionary sprue unveiled!

We’ve teased and tantalized you with close up images of our plastic sprues for the last few days but we reckon you’re now ready for the full thing! There will…

Figures made of finest green…

In addition to the hard plastic boxed sets in our Imperial Roman range we also have a highly detailed and superbly characterful range of metal sculpts. You’ll be able to…

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!…

Get in line, you ‘orrible little man!

We were going to wait until we had a painted model but we couldn’t wait any longer to show you a 3-up of the Centurion in the plastic boxed set….

More painted plastic Legionaries

After the huge amount of excitement of the launch of our website created we thought it was time to bring you more pics of painted Imperial Romans! This time we…

Imperial Romans in hard plastic!

Historical wargaming will never quite be the same again! Warlord Games is very proud to unveil the first images of a hard plastic Imperial Roman Legionary. This 28mm scale multi-part…

Webstore: Embossed Roman Scutum shields (5)

 This pack contains 5 metal scutum with an embossed pattern so you can make your legion unique or represent some particularly honoured individuals.      5 metal scutum, supplied un

Webstore: EIR Legionary shield designs 3

Based on the scutum designs of the renowned Roman re-enactment group, the Ermine Street Guard this sheet features 15 rectangular scutum transfers and a single round buckler transfer.

Webstore: EIR Legionary shield designs 10

These transfers have been designed to complement our ranges of Roman Legionaries.   It contains nineteen rectangular shields and one circular shield.  

Webstore: Legions of Rome army deal

With loads of new Roman models out we’ve taken this opportunity to make our Legions of Rome Deal even better.   The perfect start to an Imperial Roman army this…

Webstore: Leather-covered EIR Scutum pack (20)

As a Roman scutum can double in weight when wet Legionaries would cover their shield in an oiled leather wrap when not on parade or in battle to protect it…

Webstore: Imperial Romans: Plastic Scorpion

Each Roman Century would be provided with a Scorpio Catapult to accompany them on the battlefield.

Webstore: Imperial Roman Auxilliaries Sprue

The price is for a single plastic sprue Supplied unpainted

Webstore: Caesarians Pullo and Vorenus, Heroes of Rome

Pack contains 2 metal figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Caesarian Romans with pilum

Sculpted by the very talented Wojtek these fabulous miniatures represent a return to Warlord’s very first range of miniatures – the Romans! As you’d imagine, the plastic command group comprises…

Webstore: Caesarian Romans with gladius

Sculpted by the very talented Wojtek these fabulous miniatures represent a return to Warlord’s very first range of miniatures – the Romans! As you’d imagine, the plastic command group comprises…

Webstore: Caesarian Roman Cohort

Deal consists of 480 Romans, 6 Centurion, 6 Optio, 6 Scorpion. 6 x Caesarean Roman Command Sprue 114 x Caesarean Roman Infantry Sprues 6 x Imperial Roman Scorpion Sprue Crew…

Webstore: Caesarian Roman Century

Deal consists of 80 Romans, 1 Centurion, 1 Optio, 1 Scorpion. 1 x Caesarean Roman Command Sprue 19 x Caesarean Roman Infantry Sprues 1 x Imperial Roman Scorpion Sprue Crew…

Webstore: Caesarian Roman Casualties

Pack contains 12 random metal casualty foot figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Republican Roman Legionaries

This box set enables you to build 40 highly detailed, 28mm, hard plastic Republican Roman Legionaries – 16 Hastati, 16 Principes and 8 kneeling Triarii. Bases are included. Note: Models…

Webstore: 1 year Subscription to Society of Ancients & Hail Caesar: The Conquest of Gaul

In conduction with the Society of Ancients we are very pleased to be able to bring you offer you a one years subscription to the Society with all the benefits…

Webstore: Gladiators 100BC-AD 200

Author: Stephen Wisdom Illustrator: Angus McBride About this book From the high-walls and cheering crowds of the Coliseum to the dark dungeons where prisoners spent their last peaceful moments, Konstantin…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliaries Contubernium

Auxiliary units were attached to individual Legions as opposed to being an integral part of their structure. This attachment could last for many years. The fact Auxiliary regiments being attached…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Cavalry Command pack

 This pack contains the following metal Imperial Roman Auxiliary cavalry: 1 Decurion 1 Vexilifer standard bearer 1 musician with horn Each model is equipped with shield and javelin quiver.

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Cavalry Command Pack II

 This pack contains the following metal Imperial Roman Auxiliary cavalry: 1 Decurion 1 Vexilifer standard bearer 1 musician with horn  Each model is equipped with shield and javelin qu

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Cavalry Regiment with Swords

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

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Cavalry with Spears

This pack contains 3 Imperial Roman Auxiliary horsemen armed with spears. Note: Models are supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary cavalry with spears Regiment

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

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Cavalry with Swords

This pack contains 3 Imperial Roman Auxiliary horsemen armed with sword and shield. Also included with each model is a javelin quiver. Note: Models are supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Command

Auxiliary troops fought in line much like their legionary counterparts and were not, as is fashionable to suggest, lesser quality troops – in fact they were the equal of the…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Regiment

Auxiliary units were attached to individual Legions as opposed to being an integral part of their structure. This attachment could last for many years. The fact Auxiliary regiments being attached…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Balearic Slingers contubernium

These miniatures are based on the much-feared Balearic slingers from the Balearic Islands off the Mediterranean coast of Spain but are ideal for use in any Roman army representing the…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Balearic Slingers Regiment

These miniatures are based on the much-feared Balearic slingers from the Balearic Islands off the Mediterranean coast of Spain but are ideal for use in any Roman army representing the…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Camel Rider Unit

Dromedarii were camel riding auxiliary forces recruited in the eastern, desert, provinces of the Roman empire. The best-known unit was the “ala I ulpia dromedariorum milliaria” (The Ulpian Wing of…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Camel Riders

Dromedarii were camel riding auxiliary forces recruited in the eastern, desert, provinces of the Roman empire. The best-known unit was the “ala I ulpia dromedariorum milliaria” (The Ulpian Wing of…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Carroballista

The Ancient world’s version of the self-propelled gun! Mounting a Scorpion in the back of a mule-driven cart gave the Legions great flexibility on the battlefield. There is much conjecture…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: 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…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Cart

Adding extra flavour to your Roman force as well as providing an objective for scenarios this cart is an ideal addition to any Roman players collection. Contains: One Roman Cart…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Civilians

It wasn’t all coming, seeing and conquering – there were a few civilians in Imperial Rome as well.  Warlord presents a selection of Plebs for your amusement, for adding character…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Eastern Auxiliary Archers

Easily recognised with their conical helmet and recurve bow these auxilliary archers are from the eastern region of the Roman Empire. The Eastern Archers contubernium contains 8 random metal models

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Marching Legionaries Regiment

In an attempt to reduce the baggage train following Legions on the march the General Marius decreed trhat Legionaries would be responsible for carrying much of their own equipment,. Equipping…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Medicus

This Medicus represents the cutting edge of Roman medical technology which sadly for his patient is on a par with your dad's tool box.  By the time he's finished our…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Mounted Roman General and Warhound

After the phenomenal success of our Unleash Hell! Roman General on Foot and Hound we now present a mounted Roman General and Warhound, charging forward to the enemy lines…Accompanied by his faithful…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Numidian Cavalry pack

Amongst the finest horsmen of the age these superb riders fought with and against the Imperial Roman Empire. This pack contains: 3 Numidian cavalry with steel javelins and cowhide buckler

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Numidian Cavalry Regiment

Amongst the finest horsmen of the age these superb riders fought with and against the Imperial Roman Empire. This pack contains: 10 Numidian cavalry with steel javelins and cowhide buckler…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Officers

The perfect complement to your army of plastic and metal Legionaries, Auxiliaries and war machines, these two finely-detailed miniatures will sit proudly behind your battleline directing your troops to victory!…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Onager

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

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Optios

Second in command to the Centurion in a Century the Optio was an important post for Legionary or auxiliary to aspire to. Wielding their trademark staff which would have been…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Pack Mule

Each contubernia of 8 men would be served by two mules laden with their leather tent, tools, cooking equipment and a variety of weapons and spare equipment. This model is…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Praetorian Cavalry

 Formed by the first Emperor, Augustus in the hope that he would be protected from the fate of his illustrious forebear, Julius Caesar, the Praetorian Guard were the Emperor's Elite…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Praetorian Cavalry Command

 Formed by the first Emperor, Augustus in the hope that he would be protected from the fate of his illustrious forebear, Julius Caesar, the Praetorian Guard were the Emperor's Elite…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Praetorian Cavalry Regiment

 Formed by the first Emperor, Augustus in the hope that he would be protected from the fate of his illustrious forebear, Julius Caesar, the Praetorian Guard were the Emperor's Elite…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Praetorian Guard

Formed by the first Emperor, Augustus in the hope that he would be protected from the fate of his illustrious forebear, Julius Caesar, the Praetorian Guard were the Emperor’s Elite…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Primus Pilus

The Legion’s first cohort was, at 800 men, larger than the others and led by the primus pilus – a career soldier and advisor to the legate himself

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Roman General and Warhound

Accompanied by his faithful warhound this general is the perfect centrepiece for any Roman army.

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Scorpion Battery

Each Roman Century would be provided with a Scorpio Catapult to accompany them on the battlefield but when fighting as a legion these would be combined to form a battery.