Tagged: Waterloo

Workbench: Record-breaking Waterloo

Take part in the world’s largest wargame! This summer, Warlord Games will be involved in the largest tabletop wargame ever, as part of the Waterloo Replayed project. Collecting together over…

Spotlight: Luis’ Scots Greys Diorama

We’ve got some incredibly talented contributors sharing work with us. This week, we’re featuring Luis García Balaguer’s fantastic diorama of the Scots Greys at Waterloo. The Scots Greys at Waterloo Just…

Record-breaking Battle of Waterloo

Next year Warlord Games are participating in a record-breaking event to play the Worlds largest wargame – the Battle of Waterloo! http://www.waterlooreplayed.com/ The game will take place on the 15th…

Focus: Waterloo Terrain from Sarissa Precision

From the team that created our La Haye Sainte and Pegasus Bridge terrain pieces, Sarissa Precision have a whole range of incredible laser-cut wooden sets. These kits represent the iconic…

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 4

La Haye Sainte The cavalry had failed and the combined arms attack had come too late, but the Allies had also suffered terribly, units being decimated. Napoleon understood what must…

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 3

Cavalry Charge and Counter-Charge Lord Uxbridge, sensing the danger, unleashed the Household and Union heavy cavalry brigades commanded by Major General Edward Somerset and Major General William Ponsonby. The finest…

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 2

Opening Moves Napoleon wanted the battle to start at 9am, but that was a pipe dream. The ground was sodden and his troops, especially the cannon, were struggling to get…

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 1

The Field The battlefield of Waterloo was small by the standards of the day, being three miles long and a mile deep. Wellington had occupied an excellent position, the main…

History: The Battle of Waterloo – part 5

The Final Assault The fight for Plancenoit had taken the French attention away from Wellington’s army and bought him valuable time, during which he could reinforce his battered centre. Brunswickers,…

New: Waterloo Starter Set plus French and Hanoverian Command!

View in Store On a damp, overcast Sunday in June 1815, twenty years of continuous warfare the Napoleonic Wars came to a violent and bloody conclusion on a rain-soaked field in…

Waterloo: Border Reivers Wargames Society

Chris Johnson of The Border Reivers Wargames Society dropped us a line re a little game of Black Powder their club ran, and with the upcoming release of the new starter set…

Pre-Order: Waterloo Starter Set with Free Black Powder Rules PDF

Pre Order in Store All Pre-Orders that arrive before Friday 22nd July 2016 will receive a FREE PDF copy of the Black Powder rulebook! On a damp, overcast Sunday in June…

Black Powder: The Road to Waterloo

The Road to Waterloo: From Both Sides of the Atlantic By Les Mansir and Richard Caldwell “Years later, the surviving French and British soldiers who faced off at the walled…

Waterloo 200 years on! A Wargamers Paradise

Our esteemed leader has been skiving off again for a jolly around Europe – It’s not at all strange then that Johns jaunt just happened to coincide with the 200th…

History: The Battle of Waterloo

Today marks the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo – what better time to delve back through our archive of articles (and indeed through the pages of history!) to go back…

Offers: Napoleonic bundles galore!

To celebrate the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, every day this week we’ll be launching some special Napoleonic bundles – they’re all being launched for a limited time only,…

Kickstarter: Waterloo – Quelle Affaire

Check out the new Kickstarter by River Horse – a board game about Waterloo that is currently on Kickstarter and will end in the evening of the 18th June 2015……

Albion Triumphant and Pike & Shotte reprints

These two books are just in from the printers, and we’ve edited in the errata so these new editions are completely up to date and ready to play! Albion Triumphant…

New: Napoleonic Nassau Light Infantry firing

Recruit allies for your British forces, with these valiant Nassau light infantry: These Dutch soldiers fought against Wellington in Spain, but by the time of the Battle of Waterloo they…

New: Napoleonic French 6 Pdr Cannon and Marshal Ney

Out today we have two new French Napoleonic sets ready to build your forces for the Battle of Waterloo. Pound the British lines with this 6 pdr Cannon, manned by…

New: British Rocketeer with Horse

Spread panic in the French lines with the addition of some Rocketeers to your British Napoleonic forces! As well as using Bombarding Frames to launch rockets through the sky (see…

Geek Nation Tours latest Signature Battlefield Tour – The Battlefield of Waterloo 2015

Geek Nation Tours is proud to announce the 3rd in our series of “Signature Battlefield Tours”. Waterloo 2015 – the 200th anniversary of the battle – is sure to be…

New: Plastic Late French Line Infantry and Casualties

Available from today are the core of Bonaparte’s all-conquering French army – in plastic! These excellent Napoleonic Late French Line Infantry are joined by a set of those giving their…

New Pictures: Farmhouse Assault – La Haye Sainte collector’s edition

Studio painter Andres has finished the epic task of painting up the extensive contents of Farmhouse Assault – La Haye Sainte collector’s edition. Check out the last three elements below… Like…

New Pictures: Farmhouse Assault – La Haye Sainte collector’s edition

Like our previous battle-sets (Rorke’s Drift! and Pegasus Bridge) La Haye Sainte comes in two forms – a glorious boxed set full of Napoleonic loveliness, and a collector’s edition containing…

Video: La Haye Sainte – buildings focus

This great little video shows off the modular nature of the new La Haye Sainte battle-set, with its individual buildings working perfectly well for other games such as Bolt Action…

New: La Haye Sainte battle set & collector’s edition

We’ve been working long and hard on a very special project and aided and abeted by the lads at Sarissa Precision and we are absolutely delighted to be able to…

La Haye Sainte – Pay by Installment

Get our fantastic La Haye Sainte battle set now and pay in two monthly installments! With the big Waterloo anniversary next month, there’s never been a better time to buy one…

Showcase: Forces of Waterloo

With the new La Haye Sainte battle set as the centrepiece, here are some of the other forces we have available (and many more on the way…)  that will make…

Video: La Haye Sainte on Beasts of War

With the release of our huge new La Haye Sainte battle set today, Warlord boss John Stallard and Design Manager Paul Sawyer were interviewed by Warren from Beasts of War….