Tagged: Zulu Wars

Re-boxed British Line Infantry Regiment

View in Store A casual look at Tommy Atkins of the Victorian period gave little away about his fighting abilities. Standing 5´5″ on average, and often shorter, he may or…

Re-boxed Natal Native Contingent Regiment

View in Store Largely being used as support for the Main British forces in South Africa they became the main defense force against the Zulu forces. Recruited from the local…

Re-boxed Married Zulu Impi

View in Store The Zulu army was a formidable foe. Well-trained, well-led, and well-equipped for campaigns, the Zulu regiments were the terror of Africa. Created by the great Shaka, founder…

Re-boxed Unmarried Zulu Impi

View in Store Usuthu! The feared Zulu warcry of ‘Kill!’ shouted by hundreds of brave, fierce warriors would put fear into the hearts of most men. The men shouting this…

Focus: PDF Black Powder Zulu & Blood on the Nile supplements

Out today we have 2 supplements for the Black Powder games system focusing on the actions during 1879 and 1884! PDF Black Powder Zulu supplement View PDF version in Store…

Showcase: Prince Louis Napoleon

Each Warlord Games rulebook comes with an exclusive free miniature when you buy direct our web store. For the Zulu! Black Powder supplement, the model is Prince Louis Napoleon (16…

New: Zulu War British Lancers

The epitome of remaining calm under fire, the British Line Lancers (by Empress Miniatures) ride forth to lead the way for the troops!   View in Store   View in Store…

Rorke’s Drift! is for life – not just Christmas!

Join the defenders at the ramparts as the might of the Zulu nations descend on your position! Many of you have asked whether our Rorke’s Drift! boxed set and the…

Anglo-Zulu War: Historical British Regiments 1879

The 2nd Invasion of Zululand was not just fought by the iconic British redcoats – many British regiments took part in the conflict, decked out in a variety of uniforms….

Spotlight: Black Powder Anglo-Zulu War Zulus

Following on from our closer look at the Anglo-Zulu War British range last week, we are now turning our attention on their opposition – the Zulus! The Zulu army was…

Painting: British Redcoats, Anglo Zulu War

Zulu! a Black Powder supplement packed with fantastic background and colour inspiration – Warlords own Daz Evans presents a step-by-step guide to painting up your British Infantry Redcoats for the Anglo-Zulu War….

Photography: Zulu! battle scenes

The Zulu! supplement for Black Powder is packed with the most amazing photography (much of it shot by our friends at Empress Miniatures and by the talented Pat Smith). Here…

Scenarios: Zulu Dawns

Jim Graham and Neil Smith, writers of the new Zulu! book for Black Powder, present historical background and scenario ideas for use with your Black Powder Zulu forces: So you…

Battle Report: Dawn Raid

On the evening of the 5th December 2013, a number of the warehouse team retired to Warlord Games co-founder John Stallard’s Games Room for an evening of Black Powder gaming…

Scenario: Ulundi July 4th 1879

‘Chelmsford’s terrible revenge.’ The Anglo-Zulu War (January-July 1879) has become defined by the battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, both covered admirably by research, publications and even movies. What is less…

Anglo-Zulu War: Historical British Regiments part 2

The Warlord Games studio has been painting up some of the different British regiments that fought in the invasion of Zululand in 1879. Last week we showed off the 60th…

Hobby: Zulu diorama

Warlord Games metal caster Richard Nunley explains how he came to make this great scene: ‘I did this vignette for a friend of mine. He had watched the film Zulu!…

New: Anglo Zulu War Characters

This week sees a new addition to the range of Anglo-Zulu War miniatures we get in from Empress Miniatures.  These perfectly support our own range of plastic Anglo-Zulu War miniatures….

The Art of Warlord – Anglo-Zulu War

We continue or look at the glorious artwork produced for our boxed sets with those adorning our Black Powder Anglo-Zulu War sets once again the box artwork is by artist…

Rorke’s Drift battle set – limited quantities!

If you’re looking to pick up this superb value battle set for Christmas be aware we have limited quantities available so get your order in early to avoid missing out!…

Painting Rorke’s Drift

Alan Mander tells us how he painted this amazing battle set for us – over to you, Alan… Alan: Before I get started I wanted to say that the colours…

New: Anglo-Zulu War wagon barricade!

Originally only available in our Rorke’s Drift! battle-set this wagon, hastily reinforced with mealie bags, is now available to buy separately. Forming part of the defensive position at Rorke’s Drift…

New Anglo-Zulu War miniatures!

We’ve now taken delivery of more metal miniatures from Empress Miniatures. See what’s new below. The first pack contains four superb sculpts –  more of the defenders of Rorke’s Drift,…

Anglo-Zulu Wars barricades!

Ever since we made our huge Rorke’s Drift! and Horns of the Buffalo sets available for our Anglo-Zulu War range we’ve been asked consistently whether we’ll be making the resin…

New: Anglo-Zulu War mealie bag redoubt!

Forming a key part of the defence of the aid station at Rorke’s Drift, the mealie bag redoubt is now available to buy. Originally part of our Rorke’s Drift! battle…

Gallery: Matt Rendar’s Rorke’s Drift!

Matt Rendar’s amazing Anglo-Zulu War collection first caught our eyes on the Warlord forums and we just had to show it off to you all. Feast your eyes on this…

New: Stone Walls!

A very popular element of our Rorke’s Drift! and Horns of the Buffalo battle-sets, these resin walls are now available to buy on their own. There are two different styles…

New: Water Cart!

Whilst this water cart was built specifically for our Anglo-Zulu War range it will happily fit into several other periods, making it a versatile addition to your terrain collection. This…

New: Resin Bridge and Animal Pen!

Whilst making the resin terrain pieces for our Rorke’s Drift! battle-set we also had a couple of extras made. Now you can get your hands on a couple of new…

New: Anglo-Zulu Wars British Soldiers on campaign march!

More sterling British soldiers to add to your army this week – we’ve just received these lovely sculpts from Empress Miniatures. These are the famous redcoats who marched all over…

New: Anglo-Zulu War Mounted Natal Carbineers!

Newly arrived from Empress Miniatures are these lovely mounted Natal Caribineers. The Natal Carbineers were drawn from some of the more established, or better off, Natal families and were considered…

New: Anglo-Zulu Wars Natal Mounted Police!

Good lord – is there no end to the Anglo-Zulu War releases? Happily not, as we bring you these fabulous Natal Mounted Police models by Empress Miniatures! This was a…

New: Anglo-Zulu War paint sets!

With everything being Zulutastic at the moment many of you will be starting new Anglo-Zulu War armies (and why not!) so here are a couple of paint sets to help…

New: More Anglo-Zulu War metals!

As we release more great Anglo-Zulu War products we’re also bringing you more metal models from Empress Miniatures. This week we’re adding three more sets to the range – check…

New: Zulu deals!

With our great new plastic Zulu sets being released into the wild we have a couple of cracking deals to help you build your impis. Take a look at these…

Preview: Zulu!

Warlord Games and Empress Miniatures are about embark on a very exciting venture as we bring you plastic Anglo Zulu War miniatures and a whole lot more! Empress Miniatures have…

Preview: Plastic Zulus!

We recently showed off the 3-ups of our forthcoming plastic Anglo-Zulu Wars British infantry. Now it’s the turn of their adversaries – the Zulus! Below you’ll find a couple of…

Preview: Plastic Anglo-Zulu Wars British!

Those of you who attending Salute 2011 in London earlier this year will have seen the 3-ups of our forthcoming Anglo-Zulu Wars range. Kicking things off with the British Redcoats…

The 1st Black Powder Open Day

Phew! What a great day! Saturday 28th November saw a gathering of like-minded souls who had come from near and far to the doors of Maelstrom Games’ superb new gaming…