Tagged: Zulu

Hobby: Recreating Rorke’s Drift

Richard Caldwell explains how he went about the epic task of recreating the Battle of Rorke’s Drift: 22 January 1879 Two key battles that would be indelibly etched into British Military…

Battle Report: The Battle of Rorke’s Drift!

Back in January the Beasts of War crew gathered together under the beating heat of the Coleraine sun (well the studio lights at-least) to recreate The Battle of Rorke’s Drift! The…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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 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,…

New: Laser-cut Rorke’s Drift buildings!

Ever since we launched our awesome Rorke’s Drift! and Horns of the Buffalo battle sets we’ve been asked whether we would ever release the laser-cut buildings separately. One day, we…

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…