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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; perhaps best known for commanding the allied army during the Hundred Days in 1815 and the battle of Waterloo! Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of…

Local Store Highlights: Warkit, Lisbon

Warkit is a company and shop dedicated to plastic models. Created from the vision and passion for this wonderful hobby by a modeller, Nuno Da Costa, for the other hobbyists….

Focus: Heroes of the Drift

With the Horns of the Buffalo, you’ll get 4 new heroes! John Stallard introduces two of these characters in swift order: Dan the Yank, and Padre Smith VC The pardre…

Heroes of the French-Indian War: De Langis

We’re taking a look at one of the forgotten heroes of the French-Indian War – Jean-Baptiste De Langis became the nemesis of Rogers and his Rangers!   Jean-Baptiste De Langis…

Kickstarter: Terrain Essentials

Terrain Essentials, a new complete guide to building your wargaming terrain For the last five years, Mel (The Terrain Tutor) has been sharing his passion – teaching people everything he…

Spotlight: The Babini Group

Formed in Libya to consolidate any available Italian armour into a single unit, the Babini Group, who fought a heroic last stand at Beda Fomm! The Italian invasion of Egypt…

Pilot Profile: RAF ACE Adolph “Sailor” Malan

In this Pilot Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the ACEs released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games, continuing with Royal Air…

Pilot Profile: German ACE Adolf Galland

In this pilot profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aces released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games. Continuing with German ace…

Frontline Report: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

In the final instalment [for now] of our series on iconic units of the Western Desert, we’re touching on one of the British Army’s most iconic units – the Argyll…

Pilot Profile: Japanese ACE Saburō Sakai

In this Pilot Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the ACEs released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games, continuing with Japanese ACE…

Frontline Report: 1st Punjab Regiment

In preparation for the release of the new Western Desert campaign supplement, we’ve been looking at some of the unique regiments you can build with our new 8th Army plastic…

Pilot Profile: Russian ACE Lydia ‘Lilya’ Litvyak

In this pilot profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aces released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games. Continuing with Russian ace…

Aircraft Profile: Japanese Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero

In this Aircraft Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aircraft released for Blood Red Skies, their history and their abilities in your games, continuing with Japanese Mitsubishi…

Prepare for the Western Desert Campaign

You’ve got to see them to believe it – the detail on the upcoming Warlord Games plastic Afrika Korps is out of this world! We are proud to bring you our very…

Local Store Highlight: Empire Capital Shop

Empire Capital Shop is a fantastic store in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The owner, known as Elvis, has just sent through some great pictures of Bolt Action (new in his store),…

Front Line Report: Warlorder Steve M US Airborne Army

Warlorder Steve M, head of our Trade department shows off his elite units that recently tasted action in a Canadian escalation battle day: Steve: At least once per year I…

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…

Focus: Battleground Europe – A Bolt Action supplement

Battleground Europe was the first in the Warlord range of Bolt Action Theatre Books, each of which focus on a specific theatre of operations, providing detailed history, scenarios, army lists and rules for…

Unit Profile: Pathfinders

At midnight on the morning of the D-Day attack, a different – and perhaps lesser-known – kind of invasion launched from the air. The first Allied troops to get their boots…

Blood Red Skies – The massed air combat game!

Wage war in the skies of the Second World War with our brand new massed air combat game, Blood Red Skies! Blood Red Skies! View in Store Blood Red Skies…

Focus: Colonel John Frost in Bolt Action

COLONEL JOHN FROST An inspiring leader, Colonel Frost commanded 2nd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment, and was, therefore, the most senior officer at the Arnhem Bridge. In September 1944, he carried…

Focus: Major-General “Roy” Urquhart in Bolt Action

Major-General Robert Elliott “Roy” Urquhart CB DSO Roy Urquhart was the commander of the 1st Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden,  memorably portrayed by Sir Sean Connery in the film…

Focus: Major Tatham-Warter in bolt Action

Major Allison Digby Tatham-Warter DSO An exceptionally capable and courageous leader in battle, Tatham-Warter was the prototype for the British officer ‘Harry’ in ‘A Bridge Too Far’ who is seen…

Focus: Napoleonic French Cavalry

Leading Marshal Ney’s advance, Warlords plastic French Hussars Gallop into the fray: Vive L’Empereur!   View in Store   Napoleonic warfare saw bewildering varieties of exotic uniforms worn by the…

Focus: French Chasseurs a Cheval Light Cavalry

Easy-to-build Napoleonic French Chasseurs à Cheval! View in Store A single Chasseurs à Cheval (light cavalry) plastic trooper compromise of only six parts each: a 2-part horse, rider body, head, arm and…

Focus: Plastic French Cavalry Single frames

Napoleonic French Hussar, Chasseur a Cheval, and Line Lancer plastic cavalry frames are available singularly in the Warlord web store. French line lancers Armed with a wicked lance, sabre, and…

Napoleonic Portuguese Officer & Caçadores

Reinforcement troops arrive for the Portuguese, including a mounted officer and the famous Caçadores – the elite light infantry troops of the Portuguese Army! Portuguese Mounted Officer The Portuguese troops…

Napoleonic Portuguese Line Infantry

For those of you partial to a little Black Powder-fuelled action, we have a treat in the form of our plastic Napoleonic Portuguese Line Infantry!   View in Store The…

Local Store Highlight: Alpha Games

Alpha Games is a destination gaming store, just off the A143 and conveniently placed near to Bury St Edmunds, Diss, Thetford and Stowmarket. Based out of town, Alpha Games is…

Focus: Concord and the Plasma Bombard

Antares builder Tim Bancroft has been taking a detailed look at the plasma bombard and reveals his findings:   by Tim Bancroft There’s a host of strategic options coming out…

USA Army – Apex Predators

The M5A5/6 Jackal Light Walker by Captain Karlsen So, the fun toy we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. The Jackal has 2 variants, the base one, with just…

Local Store Highlight: The Who Shop!

The Who Shop started on the 1st of December 1984 in a warehouse in Wapping. As well as attending conventions and events all over the world, including the likes of…

Local Store Highlight: Maxi Rêves

Maxi Rêves est une entreprise familiale gérée par un père et son fils, située au 13 boulevard Vauban à Abbeville. Spécialisée dans les jeux de plateaux et de figurines, cette…

Casualties in Wargaming

Chris Brown is here again to teach us all about the accuracy of casualties within wargames by comparing reality to dice results…  Wargames casualty rates are almost invariably horrendous. In…

Local Store Highlight: The Games Shop

The Games Shop down in Aldershot has a long and proud tradition of being a friendly and knowledgeable store for gaming of any type whether it be cards, miniatures, boardgames…

Local Store Highlight: Le Cavalier 73

“LE CAVALIER 73” à Challes-les-Eaux (France) est une boutique où vous trouverez des maquettes (toutes échelles), des jeux de société et des wargames, des cartes, des jeux de figurines au…

Focus: The NuHu with Tim Bancroft

Learn more about the NuHu as Tim Bancroft meticulously picks them apart to describe their inner workings! The advanced humans known as NuHu are directly linked to the nanosphere (p.127…

Focus: Apex Predators – Kodiak Medium Walker

 by Captain_karlsen. So finally the USA gets some love in the release schedule and we see that Uncle Sam’s plan to deal with the weird and wonderful creations of super…

Local Store Highlight: Tea Beard – Ontario

Check out this awesome shop which has a blend of hobby, haircuts and hot drinks, with a sprinkle of home. Tea Beards in Muskoka is a mix of a Barbershop,…

The Army Painter: Scenic Tufts

With many ranges of terrain and extras available where do you start to look? Well, the Army Painter range is just one that we stock that provides some great quality…

Focus: SS-Sturmbannführer Joachim Peiper

Who was this infamous character? One of three sons of a German army officer, Joachim Peiper was born in Berlin on 30 January 1915. He joined the Hitler Youth with…

Gates of Antares: Strike on Kar’A Nine starter set

Start here with your adventures into the Gates Of Antares and Beyond, We’ve some superb values starter sets including Strike on Kar’A Nine – a bitter duel between the Algoryn…

Local store Highlight – Asgard Games

Asgard Games is a place where we fight spies, dragons and zombies. We solve crimes and mysteries, we rescue fair maidens, valuable gems and discover artifacts. 60 George Street Walsall…

Local Store Highlight: The Pit – Opening 17th December!

The Pit Gaming Shop is a friendly, professional operation run by gamers and collectors for gamers and collectors. We provide a fast, efficient service with a wealth of knowledge, experience…

Focus: Into the Ostfront!

With our second edition Armies Of Germany now shipping, and some fantastic new winter troops arriving for the German (and soon for the Soviet) forces, it’s a good time to…

Head to Head: Tiger Vs Churchill

With the recent release of Bolt Action Second Edition, I thought it time to take a look at two of the most famous and iconic tanks of the Second World…

Head to Head: the British Tetrarch Vs The German Luchs

Andy Singleton of VolleyFire Painting introduces us to the Light tanks used by the British and German forces toward the end of the war: Light Tank Mk VIII Tetrarch The…

Focus: Battle Ready – Pre Painted – Tank Platoons

Ever wanted to start playing Bolt Action but been daunted by the prospect of painting your tanks? Have no fear – here at Warlord we’ve been striving for a way…

Konflikt ’47: Designs and Decisions

In this article looking at how the Konflikt 47 game came together, author Chris Hale will be discussing the design choices made when planning the alternative world that the game…

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…

‘Slammer’ Samuels, United States Paragon Trooper rules

Captain Harris ‘Slammer’ Samuels volunteered for the US Paragon programme after earning the Silver Star as a young officer in Tunisia. A natural leader and gifted tactician, Samuels was a…

New: Battle for Britain – Wargame The English Civil War 1642 – 1651

Hot out of the box comes a fantastic book from historical illustrator Peter Dennis and veteran wargamer Andy Callan: View in Store   In the Battle of Britain series you…

Calling All Retail Stores!

Do you own a retail bricks and mortar store? Do you know what Warlord Games can provide for you? Warlord games is dedicated to supporting local bricks and mortar stores…

Unit Focus: Code Name Vampir

Though it was too late to change the course of the war, experimental weapons such as the Vampir Sperber and Falke were the first examples of such gear as night-vision…

Focus: Plastic Anti-tank Obstacles

This superb plastic terrain set contains a variety of tank traps as well as barbed wire barriers, adding a realistic look to your Bolt Action battlefields: View in Store The development of…

Focus: The Battle for Xilos! An Introduction.

The Battle For Xilos hits the shelves this weekend so it’s time for the deep thinking writer extraordinaire, Mr Rick Priestley to take us into ‘The Battle For Xilos!’ An…

Focus: D-Day Airborne

The Weather clears and the orders are clear – the invasion begins! The early hours of June 6th 1944 – In the vanguard are the airborne, elite units sent ahead…

Painting Pegasus Bridge

Alan Mander of Mandertory Miniatures concludes our mini series on building and painting the contents of the Pegasus Bridge battle-set… Alan: Carrying on from how we made the board, this…

Building the Pegasus Bridge battle board

Alan Mander of Mandertory Miniatures lept at the chanceto get to grips with the fabulous model and in this article describes how he built our fully modelled Pegasus Bridge gaming…

Focus: Pegasus Bridge battle set

The Mission The mission, in the opening minutes of the Normandy landings 6th June 1944, was to capture the Bénouville Bridge and the nearby Ranville Bridge in order to prevent…

Focus: Bolt Action – Armies of Great Britain

Written by Jake Thornton, the Bolt Action supplement Armies of Great Britain is crammed with explosive action and ready to be triggered in readiness for invasion! View in Store From…

Focus: Bolt Action – Armies of the United States

Written by Massimo Torriani, Armies of the United States is a must have supplement for anyone with a copy of the Bolt Action rulebook. View in Store Packed into this…

Coming Soon: The Plastic Churchill tank Troop!

Perhaps one of the most famous tanks of WWII, the Churchill, is heading our way very very soon! – that’s right, we previewed the all-plastic Churchill kit back at Salute –…

Focus: Macedonians for Hail Caesar

The Macedonians are on the March! One of the finest sights in wargaming are the serried ranks of pike that fill Macedonian armies (and those of several other armies in…

Scenario: ‘Glory Hallelujah!’ Battle for Iuka – 1862

The Confederacy, striving to assert its independence, opened fire on the Northern troops occupying Fort Sumter in Charleston harbour on April 12th 1861. Determined to preserve the Union, Northern troops…

Focus: Hail Caesar Army Lists – Biblical and Classical

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

Focus: Hail Caesar Army Lists – Late Antiquity to Early Medieval

In our second expansion for Hail Caesar, Rick Priestley presents no less than 63 army lists in the essential Hail Caesar ‘Late Antiquity to Early Medieval’ supplement! View Soft cover book…

Focus: LCA (Landing Craft Assault) – Thornycroft

Sarissa Precision are always pulling out the stops to bring us new goodies for your Bolt Action battles. This awesome little release is perfect for getting your Commandos to shore and…

Focus: Commando Amphibious Raiders

Send in the British Commandos for a water-borne assault! The Commandos – drawn from volunteers from within the United Kingdoms armed forces, the Special Service Brigade would swell to 30 individual…

Focus: Bolt Action Commandos!

Time to look at that most feared of raiding forces – the Commandos! Check this article out in full to see them in all their multi-pose glory! View in Store…

Focus: Marshal Ney’s Cavalry Division Advances!

View in Store Maréchal Michel Ney has often been derided by historians of the Napoleonic period as a blood-crazed lunatic who cost Napoleon quite a few unnecessary losses, culminating of…

Focus: The LVT (NWE Edition!)

With the recent release of our Polsten AA gun, we turned once more to LVT-obsessed Rich Dando – and steered him away from his usual (Pacific) Theatre of choice –…

Focus: Plastic Napoleonic French Line Lancers

Thundering across the battlefields of Europe with their nine-foot ash pole lances, red and white pennants, all topped off with gleaming brass classical helmets, come the new plastic French Line…

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…