Tagged: Romans

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….

Showcase: Andy Singleton’s Romans

Andy; With the recent release of Age of Caesar, as well as my Operation Sand Dune force over on my Vollyfire painting blog, very nearly completed, I’ve been revisiting my…

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…

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…

Romans are back!

The Roman Legionaries box, Legionaries and Scorpion box and Roman starter box are back in stock after a brief hiatus, allowing you to once more crush the unwashed barbarian tribes…

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: 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…

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 – 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…

Preview: Plastic Caesarian Romans

Our next plastic set for our Hail Caesar Ancients range will be more Romans – this time Caesarian/Republican! Here are a few preview snaps of the 3-ups from before we…

The Art of Warlord – Imperial Romans

The first of a new series of articles showing off our huge range of box and book artworks by artist Peter Dennis. This week we kick things off with our…

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…

Plastic Roman Auxiliaries are back!

Following one or two production issues our ever-popular plastic Roman Auxiliaries are back in stock! We know you’ve been waiting patiently to get your hands on them so without further…

Preview: Roman Travelling Coach

We showed the basic coach off at Salute earlier this year. Since then Wojtek has been hard at work finishing the project – see the forthcoming model here… As you…

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!…

New: Cretan Archers!

This is the first re-release of the metal range we acquired when we bought Immortal Miniatures. Deployed mostly as mercenaries, the Cretan archer is an iconic element of most Greek…

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…

New: Black Powder Tokens!

Seeing as you’ve lapped up the Roman and Barbarian tokens for Hail Caesar we’ve caved in to demands that we make more for Black Powder. The first of these are…

New: Praetorian Cavalry Shield Designs!

Perfectly complementing our new Roman Praetorian Cavalry are these outstanding shield designs from Little Big Men Studios. Check them out below. You can purchase this transfer sheet here. You can…

New: Praetorian Cavalry!

Resplendent in their cloaks and Attic helmets, the Praetorian cavalry cut a dashing figures on the tabletop. It wasn’t all looks though – they were capable of causing havoc with…

New: Roman Shield Designs!

Steve at Little Big Men Studios has been a busy lad – he’s just sent us a load of his beautiful new Roman shield designs! You’ll find new designs for…

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…

New: Roman Medicus!

When we showed you this great little dioramic piece a few days ago we weren’t prepared for the sheer level of excitement it would cause! Now you can get your…

New: Roman Carroballista!

The Ancients version of the self-propelled gun, the Carroballista saw the Roman army mount scorpion catapults in carts. The cart allowed the catapult to be rapidly redeployed or even for…

Preview: Roman Medicus!

War is a bloody business and when fresh wounds need tending the Roman army can rely on its Medicus to do his duty. Here’s the first look at our forthcoming…

Preview: Praetorian Cavalry!

Proud sons of nobles all, these finely attired cavalrymen of the Praetorian Guard cut fine figures as befits the Emperor’s bodyguard. Sculpted by our own Wojtek, these haughty but mean…

New: Imperial Roman Legionaries!

The cornerstone of any Roman army based on the Legions, these multi-part plastic miniatures have been reboxed to fit with our Hail Caesar range and have also been reinforced with…

Roman slave girls!

Add a bit of glamour to your tabletop with these ravishing slavegirls. Whilst they have been sculpted for our Roman range they have plenty of uses in other armies and…

Preview: Roman Slave Girls!

Wojtek, our sculptor, has an eye for the female form. That, and the requests for slave girls from you lot, have led to this bevy of beauties… No word on…

New: Plastic Roman Auxiliaries!

Back again in a funky new Hail Caesar box, these plastic Auxiliaries have now been joined by an all new metal command group.  No Roman army should be without the…

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…

Preview: Plastic Roman Scorpion

The latest Warlord plastic set is almost upon us! Painted by Alan from Mandertory Miniatures, these Roman war machine is a cracker… The plastic sprues comes with loads of options…

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!)…

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…

Preview: New Plastic Romans!

With our new Ancients rules, Hail Caesar, on the horizon we’ve been hard at work re-organising our existing ranges as well as preparing loads of new miniatures to help you…

New: Pre-painted Roman Legionaries!

The last batch of pre-painted plastic Roman legionaries sold out fast so we’ve been hard at work providing you with a load more! Over the past few months we’ve been…

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…

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,…