Painting & Modelling

Bring out your dead! Stamina Markers in Black Powder

“Bring out your dead! …” Andy Bartlett throws us a solution for tracking stamina… The Black Powder stable of rules require little in the way of bookkeeping, and a jolly…

To Kill a King Terrain!

Many villages and towns suffered during the English civil war and here’s the perfect way to recreate these key battlegrounds! Ye Olde Town View in Store   This set contains:…

Castle For Sale!

Hasn’t everyone wanted to own a castle? Well you always could, how’s this one for size! History is full of monumental moments of heroic clashes, death defying accounts and brutal…

New: The Army Painter Warpaints – 2017 Sets now available!

The Army Painter have updated their best wargamer paints sets giving you even more choice for your armies colours, plus are now offering a superbly huge and complete range in…

Showcase: Lord Thomas Hawksby’s Pike & Shotte Musketeers

Lord Thomas Hawksby’s regiment is a fictional English Civil War Parliamentarian Infantry Regiment of Pike, Shotte and an attached Company of Firelocks created by the very skilled ‘Mikeland’. Mikeland’s OldEnglandGrownNew blog tells…

Final Week: Diorama Challenge 2016

With our Warlord Games Day unfortunately still on hold pending repairs to the venue’s roof, we launched something of a challenge back in December in an attempt to stir your collective…

Painting: English Civil War Army Uniforms

The fighting men of the English Civil War had more uniformity than their counterparts on the continent in the Thirty Years War, but such uniforms were at the discretion of…

New: 4Ground Pre-painted Church

4Ground pull out all the stops when it comes to pre-painted battlefield terrain and a table full certainly has a WOW factor at any event or game! The latest addition…

Showcase: Barcino’s Miniatures

Earlier this week, Warlord forum member ‘Barcino’ posted some fantastic photos of a recent project he’s been working on. These are the exclusive miniatiures you receive for free when you…

New: Pike & Shotte Battle-ready Star Fort!

Our mate Paul McDonagh from Paul’s Modelling Workshop has been hard at work making his new and upgraded, battle-ready Star Fort! Ideal for use in games set in the Pike…

New: Sarissa English Timber Framed range

We’ve added a heap of new terrain onto the Warlord webstore this week, in the shape of Sarissa Precision’s fantastic new ‘English Timber Framed’ range – ideal for anyone looking…

New: Terrain from Sarissa Precision

Following on from the Waterloo terrain last week we have another raft of superb laser-cut terrain releases from Sarissa Precision: English Village Church View in Store Box Girder Bridge Dimensions…

Hobby: Lord Morecroft’s Coach

Mike Jackson created this highly characterful model for his blog using Pike & Shotte models, and we are only too happy to show off his handiwork! Lord Thomas Hawksby’s regiment…

Hobby: Thirty Years War Wallenstein’s Army

These great pics were posted on our forum by ‘Son of Cadia’. His models form part of Wallenstein’s Army in the battle of Lützen 1632. Check out the lovely detail on the…

Hobby: Sir Thomas Fairfax

Forum-dweller ‘Ste’ is back with another fantastic paint-job – Sir Thomas Fairfax, general in the First English Civil War – who was nicknamed ‘Black Tom’ after his jet black hair…

History: Gustavus Adolphus, the The Lion of the North

Søren Ralph Christensen has a large Pike & Shotte 30 Years War collection, and after painting up his Gustavus Adolphus model decided to write up a short history. I wanted to…

Hobby: John Stallard holds his horses

Warlord Boss John has mostly been painting animals this week… Here is his rendition of the popular but very sad dead livestock set, two dead bloated cows and a poor…

Peter Schulein’s Ruined Mansion

Check out this cool modelling project, combining three ruined farmhouse models into one awesome ruined mansion! We were sent these photos by Peter Schulein from the wargame club Murphy’s Heroes…

Spotlight: Mike Jackson’s English Civil War Cavalry

Our glorious leader, Mr Stallard, was overcome when he saw Warlord forum moderator Mike Jackson’s (Mikeland) conversions on our forums and wanted them to be shared with the world at…

Gallery: The Eve Before Battle

The Warlord forums are a great place to find superbly crafted dioramas, painting and modelling tips and just chat about this great hobby of ours. One such diorama was posted…

Gallery: Award Winning Marksman!

Check our Paul Schipitsch’s Pike & Shotte marksman model – easy to see how it won a top award at Historicon last year… This superbly painted miniature won Paul Schipitsch Best of…

Gallery: Bennett Blalock-Doane’s Pike & Shotte Conversions

Prepare to be dazzled. Not only is Bennett a fine brushman but he’s a keen converter too – take a look at what he’s done with our plastic and metal…

Video: How To Paint A Pike & Shotte Army In 10 Days!

As seen in the Wargames Illustrated magazine #279 those nutters over at Army Painter have poainted a huge Pike & Shotte army using Warlord miniatures in just 10 days! Check…

Painting: ECW Armies The Army Painter Way!

As part of the big English Civil Wars army Jonas painted up for Salute 2010 using all the different Colour Primers, one regiment was done up with the new Colour…

Lee Abbott’s Pike & Shotte Army – Part 3

Lee Abbott is on fire (painting his Pike & Shotte army that is) and we’re not about to put him out. In the third installment of our series of articles…

Lee Abbott’s Pike & Shotte Army – Part 2

We promised you more of Lee Abbott’s Pike & Shotte army and we are delivering. The first regiment in Lee’s army has caused quite a stir so here’s the second,…

Lee Abbot’s Pike & Shotte Army – Part 1

Lee Abbot has really come up with the goods as he paints a Royalist army using our Pike & Shotte miniatures. We’ll be bringing you more of Lee’s work on…

Mark Farr’s Scottish Covenanters

Warlord’s Mark Farr has been a busy lad and has taken a distinctly Scottish turn with his Pike & Shotte army. You can see the results of his endeavours below…