Pike & Shotte

New: Farm Animals Frame plus McDonald’s Farm Set

Populate fields and farms of the world, and in all periods, with the new farm animals frame and McDonalds animal farm set! McDonald’s Animal Farm Set Grab yourself a perfect…

New: Pike & Shotte Samurai + Horsemen

The ancient code of the samurai reverberates throughout the battlefield as clan rises against clan in feudal Japan. The plastic Samurai and Samurai Horsemen are now available for Pike &…

New: Pike & Shotte Ashigaru Spearmen + Missle Troops

The Ashigaru were the backbone of Japan’s armies; despite being considered light infantry, used correctly, they could be a very deadly weapon! The plastic Ashigaru Spearmen and Ashigaru Missle Troops are now…

New: Samurai Clan Decals

Decorate your soldiers and banners with historical Samurai Clan Decals, markings belonging to Five iconic clans! Takeda Clan – Samurai Decals View in Store Honda Clan – Samurai Decals View…

New: Pike and Shotte Samurai Starter Army

Between 1467 and 1603, with the Emperor and the Shogun unable to control the many daimyos, there was near constant fighting between the various factions. With this new plastic Pike…

Who were the Landsknechts?

An amazingly thorough article by Jess Webb detailing who the Landsknechts were, both on and off the battlefield. Who were the Landsknechts? The term “Landsknecht” appeared in the German language…

New: Kaiser Maximillian I (Young & Old) + Götz von Berlichingen & Georg von Frundsberg

Kaiser Maximillian I, also known as Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, is ready to lead his armies across Europe with Götz von Berlichingen and Georg von Frundsberg by his side….

New: Landsknechts + Landsknecht Officers

Available to the highest bidder, the Landsknechts stand tall and proud and ready to make full use of their pikes. Landsknechts View in Store The late 15th and early 16th…

To Kill a King – Behind the new ECW supplement

To Kill a King – the work and the thoughts behind the new ECW supplement! By Charles Singleton Introduction I first got to learn about the English Civil Wars was…

Pike & Shotte Showcase: Thirty Years War Army

By Robert Scicluna I started collecting pike and shotte miniatures seven years ago. I’ve been interested in The Thirty Years War (1618-1648) since a teenager, and with the release of the…

Pike and Shotte Demo Army

Andy Bartlett introduces an impressive Pike & Shotte battle that recently took place at the Sanctuary gaming Centre club and most recently it was the first thing everyone who entered through the…

Focus: Battles in To Kill a King!

Our new To Kill a King Pike & Shotte supplement is massive, so massive that it has 15 battles that span all of the English Civil Wars, each includes the forces…

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:…

New: Sir Bevil Grenville & Anthony Payne & Generals Coach!

The most loved man in Cornwall and his ‘Cornish giant’ are available to fight for you, make sure that Sir Bevil Grenville & Anthony Payne arrive in style with the…

New: Storming Party with Petard

The new Storming Party is ready to assault your enemy, with it’s petard to blow up the castles gate you’re set to bring devastation to the battlefield! View in Store…

New: Armoured Pikemen

The backbone of any force, the new armoured pikemen stand ready for the impeding charge! View in Store The pike blocks were the “Queen of the battlefield” in the 17th…

New: Selection of Peasants!

No town is set without its own townsfolk! Make them the objective of your game or make your town feel that bit more real, these townsfolk will always have a…

New: Selection of Animals

Farms are often vital in warfare, as a strong point where farms have to be defended, or destroyed. You have to man these farms with the appropriate animals it deserves! Introducing…

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…

An ‘introductory top five’ English Civil War reading list

With the publication of the Pike & Shotte supplement ‘To Kill a King’ a few weeks away now, Warlord asked me to make a short list of a top five…

History: The Second & Third English Civil Wars

With the To Kill a King supplement on the horizon, here’s part 2 of our history covering the second and third English civil wars! The Second English Civil War 1648 King Charles was imprisoned…

History: The First English Civil War 1642-1647

With the new To Kill a King supplement dropping in we thought we’d also drop some history onto all of you! After disbanding parliament and unsuccessfully try to force a…

In-depth: Lord Minimus, Sir Jeffery Hudson

Warlord’s own Commander in-chief John Stallard uncovers Lord Minimus’s extravagant and arduous journey! In 1626 the Earl of Buckingham laid on a great banquet for his majesty Charles I of…

New: To Kill A King! – Pike & Shotte English Civil War

168 pages of colour rich information with an introduction by writer Charles Singleton, this supplement for Pike & Shotte describes the history, armies, personalities and battles of the English Civil…

10% Off Sarissa Samurai Terrain

10% off all Sarissa Precision’s Samurai buildings range between now and the game launch weekend – must finish Friday 17th March!   View Range With the Test of Honour Samurai…

‘Spring’ into a new game and get a FREE plastic set!

Winter has withered away and greenery is blooming – much like your new-to-be army in a different game system! Haven’t you always just looked at the Romans and just thought…

How to gift your loved ones – Warlord style!

Finding the right gifts for your other half can be tasking, we’re here to help you out! Below we’ll give you our two options and some choices you can’t go…

New: Suleiman the Magnificent plus Azap and Wallachian Infantry

Pike & Shotte armies rejoice as the might of the Ottoman Empire grows once more!   View in Store Suleiman I (6 November 1494 – 7 September 1566), “Kanuni” (the…

New: Battle for Britain: Wargame the War of the Roses 1455-1487

Knights, men-at-arms and bowmen of England’s King and rival noble families can clash again using simple rules from veteran wargamer Andy Callan. View in Store The size of your armies…

Rules: Pike & Shotte Samurai Army List

Tim Greene, who, as a keen historical gamer and prolific rules writer, has penned a fantastic army list for the Pike & Shotte rules allowing you to field Japanese Samurai…

Oliver Cromwell’s House is proud to stock Warlords Games

We are very pleased to announce that the visitor attraction, Oliver Cromwell’s House in Ely, Cambridgeshire is now stocking Warlord’s Pike and Shotte Tabletop Wargames range in its Gift Shop….

New: Connectors for ‘The Citadel’ plus Towers, Walls and Gates

Form your ranks and prepare the oil, time to build and defend your castles with ‘The Citadel’ Plastic Castle set: With the individual component parts available separately now, some of you…

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…

John’s Hobby weekend: Mule Train

This weekend our illustrious leader decided to bring out the old paint brushes and slap a little colour on an old favorite: Starting with a quick build onto some rectangular…

Showcase: John’s Very English Civil War

As the dust settles from an eventful Salute weekend in London some beautiful English Civil War troops alighted our web team desks and what else would we do than show…

Show Report: Salute 2016

Wow what a show – Well over 8,000 people packed into 1 huge arena, and the gaming extravaganza that is Salute began in earnest – with the Warlord stand swarming…

New: ‘The Citadel’ plastic castle

Available to pre-order this week is the huge new plastic castle kit – ‘The Citadel’ – the ultimate centrepiece for any 28mm gaming table! Pre Order in Store This kit contains…

Highlight: Ye Olde Town

Delving into the battles on Old English Soil? Then here’s a perfect way to create a stunning backdrop or objective for a game! Sarissa Precision kits are easy to assemble and great…

New: The Devil’s Playground Digital PDF

Pre-orders are piling-up for our forthcoming American Civil War supplement for Black Powder – and over the past few months, our ‘Free Plastic Kit with System Starter Sets’ offer (ends very…

New: Landsknechts – before the battle

Raise your cups, relax and be merry by a burning fire, for tomorrow will see glory and death on the battlefield! These fantastically characterful models bring your battlefield vignettes to…

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…

New: Wars of Religion Pikemen & Arquebusiers

Whether you’re commanding Spanish Conquistadores, English Tudor armies or Christian defenders of Malta, these Pikemen & Arquebusiers stand ready. The 16th Century was a period of conflict and discovery. All across Europe…

Update: Warlord Games Diorama Challenge 2016

Following the December launch of the inaugural Warlord Games diorama challenge – the Warlord forums have been alight with project logs and progress reports – so, almost two months into the…

‘Famous by my Sword’

The Army of Montrose and the Millitary Revolution by Charles Singleton Famous By My Sword in Store A brilliant young poet, leading a gallant band whose epic adventure ends in…

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…

Free Plastic Kit with System Starter Sets!

A New Year often brings the need for us all to try something new, and what better than to start a new system! So why not start your year off with…

New: Ottoman Janissary Command and Casualties

Out today – command groups for your Ottoman Janissaries in the Wars of religion 1524-1648: View in Store View in Store The Ottoman Empire was a serious threat to Christian Europe…

Museums: Inspiration for Pike & Shotte

Steve Morgan (Author of Pike and Shotte) recently provided an article on the English Civil War covering a project of his, focused on Edge Hill, combine this with photos from a…

New: Ottoman Janissary Archers

This week sees a further 2 sets of reinforcements enter the Wars of Religion, as the Janissaries of the Ottoman Empire receive archer support!. View in Store View in Store…

New: Pike & Shotte Musketeers

Pike & Shotte musketeers The musket – the mainstay of your army – was first invented by the Spanish in the early 16th century – and were originally designed as…

Pike & Shotte: English Civil War Edgehill Project

The illustrious Steve Morgan author of Pike & Shotte has been sharpening his pikes once again to take us through his English Civil War Edgehill Project: Before starting an English…

Pike & Shotte – For King & Country Range

Have you ever thought about replaying the grand battles from the English Civil War? We’ve a fantastic range to help you start using the Pike & Shotte rules system; Covering…

New: Ottoman Janissaries

This week sees further forces enter the Wars of Religion, with the emergence of the Janissaries of the Ottoman Empire. Janissaries (from the Turkish for ‘new soldier’) were the elite infantry…

Start your Sizzling Summer with a System Starter!

It’s your last chance to snaffle our excellent Sizzling Summer System Starter Deals – throughout July, we’ve offered a chance to grab a rule book from any Warlord game system and…

Showcase: Heiko Sander’s Landsknechts

We were recently contacted by Heiko Sander – a gamer who’s recently been painting our new Landsknecht range and the results were just too good to keep to ourselves! Landsknechts ‘servant of…

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…

Hobby: Dan Hoyt’s Thirty Years War Swedish Infantry

Dan Hoyt – from Redoverblue has been busy at the painting desk again. Stepping away from his usual WWII fare – this past week he showcased some of our Thirty Years War…

New: Deciduous Woodlands from 4Ground

HEAD FOR THE TREES! We are now stocking 4grounds lovely new tree packs – high quality trees with individual and collective bases. Woods have often been a major part of so…

New: Thirty Years War book deal

If you have even half an interest in the Thirty Years War you won’t want to miss out on this great value deal. Combining the new Pike & Shotte supplement,…

New: Pike & Shotte Veteran Musketeers and Command

With our new Thirty years War supplement for Pike & Shotte, The Devil’s Playground, proving a hit with many of you we’re further reinforcing your armies! This week we’re bringing…

New: Pike & Shotte Wars of Religion Releases

Today sees the launch of a new range of metal models for Pike & Shotte – the Wars of Religion spanning the years from 1524 to 1648. The 16th Century…

Pike & Shotte Infantry Focus: Shotte

Armies of the Pike & Shotte era were centred around blocks of Pikemen flanked by detachments of Musketeers. The Musketeers would pour fire onto the enemy from afar, to cut-down…

Pike & Shotte Infantry Focus: Pike

The Pike was one of the key weapons of the Pike & Shotte era – a long pole weapon wielded by foot soldiers, the Pike was effective not only against…

Credit where it’s due!

The siege section of our recently released Thirty Years War book for Pike & Shotte, The Devil’s Playground has a missing credit. Allow us to rectify this omission immediately! This…

Focus: Pike & Shotte Musketeers and Firelocks

The mainstay of the armies of the era, the roles of the musketeer and firelocks were pivotal in this new age of warfare. The pike blocks of infantry were usually…

New: Pike & Shotte Musketeers and Armoured Pike Block

Our eagerly awaited Thirty Years War supplement for Pike & Shotte is now shipping out to customers – which means that it’s the perfect time for us to release some…

Focus: Thirty Years War Artillery

Last Friday, we released the Pike & Shotte Ordnance Battery set – offering some serious fire support for armies of the 1500 – 1700 period. The set contains three guns,…

New: Pike & Shotte Ordnance Battery

It was a rare thing for a general in the 17th Century to take to the field without an artillery train to intimidate and pulverise the enemy lines. These cannon…

New: Pike & Shotte Storming Party Musketeers and Command Group

Along with our first Pike & Shotte supplement The Devil’s Playground and the smashing Ordnance Battery we have a second Command Group and and a Musketeer Storming Party released ready…

Re-boxing: Pike & Shotte Infantry and Cavalry

With the release of The Devil’s Playground our first supplement for Pike & Shotte we have taken the opportunity to re-box our plastic infantry and cavalry so they can be…

New: Villagers for Pike & Shotte

New for our Italian Wars Landsknecht range are these superb villagers – ideal for adding colour and character to your Pike & Shotte gaming tables. View in Store Don’t forget…

New: The Devil’s Playground – Pike & Shotte supplement

Now available in store, our very first Pike & Shotte supplement covers the devastating Thirty Years War: View in Store The Thirty Years War was a series of conflicts that…

New: Stone Bridge plastic set

Out today we have a new addition to our range of plastic terrain models from our partners Italeri: As ways across natural obstacles such as rivers, ravines and railway lines,…

History: The Thirty Years War in brief

Next month sees the release of ‘The Devil’s Playground‘ – a Pike and Shotte supplement covering the Thirty Years War. With a concise history of the 1618-1648 conflict, more specific…

New: ‘Famous by my Sword’ & The Montrose Army

For all of you Pike and Shotte fans out there (and those curious about this colourful period!) we have a marvellous mountain of Montrose madness! This week we received our…

New: Last Rites – Landsknecht Wounded

More new releases for our Italian Wars range this week! This atmospheric pack contains a dying Landsknecht having the last rites administered by a priest and wounded officer being aided…

New: Landsknecht Looting Party

New for our Italian Wars Landsknecht range is this superb Landsknecht Looting Party – a band of soldiers up to no good after a successful battle… View in Store This…

New: Japanese Samurai Terrain

If you enjoy the occasional bit of Samurai action (perhaps using our Pike & Shotte Samurai army list), then this range of laser-cut wooden terrain from Sarissa Precision is just…

New: Landsknecht casualties

Continuing our release of the recently acquired Pro Gloria range of Landsknecht miniatures, this week we’re proud to unveil the ‘Landsknecht Casualties’ set! This Blister contains 8 metal miniatures –…

New: Landsknecht reinforcements have arrived!

This week sees further reinforcements arrive from our recently acquired range of Landsknechts from Pro Gloria Miniatures – we’re delighted to release the Handbüchse light gun, Arquebusiers, Street Entertainers, Civic Duty, and Market Day…

Special Offer: Landsknecht Regiment Deals

A lot of you have been getting enthused about our new Italian Wars range, so we’ve put together a couple of deals to help you kick off your Landsknecht armies at…

New: Landsknecht Pike, Command, Guard Duty and Hunting Party

Out today are the first of our new range of Landsknechts for the Italian Wars 1494-1559. Part of our acquisition of Pro Gloria Miniatures, these are just the start of…

New: European Weapons and Warfare 1618-1648

Back in print is Eduard Wagner’s classic study of warfare during the Thirty Years’ War covers the people, uniforms and lives of soldiers from generals to muleteers. A tour de…

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…

Work-in-Progress: Pike & Shotte Command Models

12 Days of Christmas – Day 11 For our penultimate Christmas treat we have some just-sculpted shots of these Pike & Shotte command groups. With our next supplement to be released…

Preview: Landsknecht looting party

12 Days of Christmas – Day 8 As you’ll have seen recently, we have bought Pro Gloria miniatures and their superb Landsknecht range. What you may not know is that…

Sneak Peek: 16th Century Gendarmes and Arquebusiers

12 Days of Christmas – Day 5 Today’s festive gift to you is an early look at new miniatures for our Pike & Shotte Wars of Religion range. As you…

Art Preview: Janissaries

12 Days of Christmas – Day 3 Today’s Christmas surprise is a first look at the artwork for a new range on the way in the New Year. As part…

Warlord Games purchases Pro Gloria Miniatures

Warlord Games are delighted to announce we have purchased Pro Gloria Miniatures and their superb range of 28mm Landsknecht figures. Paul Sawyer of Warlord Games, says “Our Pike & Shotte…

Thirty Years War – a call to arms!

We are currently working on a new supplement for Pike & Shotte covering the Thirty Years War in the West. If you have great looking miniatures, units or armies and…

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…

New: Waterloo Terrain from Sarissa Precision

New in from the team that created our La Haye Sainte and Pegasus Bridge terrain pieces, we have a whole range of incredible laser-cut wooden sets. These kits represent the…

New: Pike & Shotte Baggage Wagon

This superb new resin and metal baggage wagon is now available. With two Pike & Shotte supplements being worked on at the moment, it’s a great time to add tour…

Special Offer: Hail Caesar, Pike & Shotte & Napoleonic boxed sets

Napoleonics – Buy 4 boxes, get 20% off For the last 3 days of this sale, we’ve put our Napoleonic boxed sets into an identical offer! 20% off when you buy 4…

New: Croat Light Cavalry

Reinforcements for Pike & Shotte players, out today are Croat Light Cavalry for the Thirty Years War: These skirmishing warriors were heavily armed and had a grim reputation for raiding…

Redesigned: Battle-Ready Windmill

Paul’s Modelling Workshop has redesigned their pre-painted Battle-Ready Windmill, suitable for English Civil War battles and any rural European setting after that time: The main section is about 30mm taller…

New: Plastic Barn and Stable

Released today are the two latest plastic buildings from the Tabletop Workshop range. The Barn and the Stable are smaller buildings and are based around the existing Cottage design. They…

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: Resin Breastworks Set

Our new resin Breastworks come ready painted from Paul’s Modelling Workshop and can be placed straight onto your Pike & Shotte or Black Powder battlefields. These temporary earthworks were thrown up…

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…

New: Pike & Shotte Engineer Working Party

Out today is the hard-working Engineer Working Party for Pike & Shotte, standing ready to build your siege lines and earthworks: It was not all marching and fighting in 17th…

Collecting an English Civil War Army – Where to Start?

Pike & Shotte author Steve Morgan gives some pointers on how to start collecting and painting an English Civil Wars army: Steve: Many gamers steer clear of wargaming the English…

New: Stone Walls plastic boxed set

Available from today are these detailed plastic Stone Walls with wooden gates, great for virtually any wargaming period. A staple component of most gaming tables is the hard cover provided…

New: Wargames Scenery

Following on from the Pacific buildings we released on Wednesday, we have 3 more laser-cut wooden buildings – a Radar Station, a Village Church and a Village Fountain. While the…

New: Multi-Period Plastic Buildings

Out today we have four new plastic building kits from Tabletop Workshop and at a great price! These great kits are fully detailed inside and out and they actually clip…

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…

History: Pike & Shotte Dragoons

The role of the dragoon was still being defined in the wars of the 17th century. Dragoons later went on to become heavy shock cavalry who rarely got off their expensive horses….

Showcase: Polish Winged Hussars

One of the most spectacular cavalry formations of the age, Polish Winged Hussars were famous for their huge ‘wings’, a wooden frame carrying eagle, ostrich, swan or goose feathers. They wore highly…

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…

Rules: Pike & Shotte Errata

We’ve been carefuly compiling a small number of clarifications and typos from the Pike & Shotte rulebook, and put them into this free downloadable PDF. Download PDF

Showcase: Pike & Shotte Mule Train

The roads of Britain and Europe in the 17th century were legendarily poor in the main. All heavy goods were moved by sea and river wherever possible, carts being suitable for…

Showcase: Pike & Shotte Lords of the Land

The Pike & Shotte English Civil War range has some stunning mounted character models, ready to lead your regiments into battle for King (or not) and Country. Shown here are…

New: Dragoon Horse Holder

Dragoons used different tactics than Cavalry. They acted in a scouting role, capturing bridges and woods, and their horses were treated with care and protected from harm, being used for…

Gallery: Casualty Models for Hail Caesar and Pike & Shotte

Use these characterful miniatures to add variety and realism to your units, or perhaps use them as markers to indicate ongoing casualties or Morale penalties during your games. A wounded…

New: Pike & Shotte eBook

In an exciting new venture for Warlord, we are now offering our Pike & Shotte rulebook for sale as a digital version, so you can have all the rules to…

Halloween Special Edition Miniatures: Witchfinder General Stickler Mitchell and Young Megan

Every year here at Warlord Games we release a special edition Halloween themed model to celebrate the spookiest night in the calendar. This year is the infamous Witchfinder General Stickler Mitchell and…

New and Improved: Gun Bastions

buy now in store Our Gun Bastions, supplied by Paul’s Modelling Workshop, have been revamped with new materials and paint-scheme. The Gun Bastion is a a new, improved design: They…

Gallery: Pike & Shotte Artillery

To celebrate Andres Amian Fernandez joining the Warlord studio as a full-time figure painter, we thought it a good idea to show off some of his recent work in the…

Warlord Games purchases Arsenal Miniatures range

Warlord Games are pleased to announce we have purchased the Arsenal Miniatures 28mm ‘Revenge of Christendom’ range of figures from Andrea Magnani. Paul Sawyer of Warlord Games, says “Whilst we…

Spotlight: King’s Colours flags

Show your colours in style with these authentic and beautifully reproduced flags for Pike & Shotte Civil War regiments – both Parlimentarians and Royalists. All four sheets have now been…

Spotlight: Battle-Ready Terrain Pieces

Too busy painting your army to spend time painting terrain? Well take a look at a few of our ready-painted scenery models. The Ravelins are now back in stock after…

Ste’s Pike & Shotte paintjobs

We couldn’t help but notice these fantastically painted Pike & Shotte miniatures, posted on the Warlord forums by forum-dweller ‘Ste’. The brushwork is first rate and they are set off…

For King & Country and Conquest of Gaul

What better way to get started with a new game, than with one of our starter sets. Packed with hordes of models, as well as a full rulebook, these sets…

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…

New: Swedish Musketeers!

Previously only available in our Swedish Cavalry boxed set as commanded shot, these great models are now available on their own. Now you can pick up six musketeers firing the…

New: Pike & Shotte Scottish!

One of the most popular Pike & Shotte armies with you are the Highlanders and the Covenanters. Those of you of a North-of-the-border persuasion rejoice – here are a bunch…

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…

New: Pike & Shotte Armoured Pikemen!

Adding more steel (literally!) to your pike blocks are these new armoured pikemen sculpts.  Perfect for use in your English Civil wars and Thirty Years Wars armies… These new sculpts…

New: Pike & Shotte Swedish Cavalry!

Supporting our recently released Thirty Years War Swedish Infantry comes this great new boxed set. Not only does it include 12 dashing and deadly Swedish horsemen but we’ve even thrown…

Gallery: Pike & Shotte Mule Train

One of our most popular metal releases in recent months, we sent the Mule Train out to two painters. We weren’t disappointed with the results! The roads of Britain and…

New: The Count Of Tilly!

Hot on the heel of our recently released Thirty years War characters, King Gustavus Adolphus and Wallenstein comes another giant of this conflict – the Count of Tilly. Get your…

New: Pike & Shotte Mule Train!

We made this as a bit of fun and to add atmospehere to your games, be they set on the green fields of the English Civil Wars or a ravaged…

Model Of The Week: The Earl Of Essex!

Our Sales Manager and Pike & Shotte aficionado, Steve Morgan chooses his favourite Warlord model this week – The Earl of Essex. Take a look at this great miniature and…

New: Thirty Years War Characters And Special Offers!

Our recently released Thirty Years War boxed sets have gone down very well with you all. To keep your Imperial or Swedish armies building nicely we have two new miniatures…

Preview: Pike & Shotte Mule Train.

We’ve had this one up our sleeve for a while but they’re ready for you to cast your discerning gaze over now! We don’t have a release date for these…

More Pike & Shotte Highland Clansmen!

Well, kind of…  We’ve now received painted examples of the final miniatures in the Highlanders range and they’re now available to buy singly in our Reinforcements system. Simply click an…

Preview: Armoured Pikemen!

One of the requests we’ve fielded so often is for us to release more armoured pikemen for our Pike & Shotte range. With us starting the release of our Thirty…

New: Thirty Years War Boxed Sets!

With stacks of models now in our Pike & Shotte range mainly dealing with the English Civil Wars we’ve turned our attention to the Thirty Years War. The first in…

New: Scots Battalia Army Set!

It’s your lucky day – this week sees the return of the amazing value Pike & Shotte Scots Battalia starter army box. Don’t hang around though – we only have…

New: Pike & Shotte Herald!

For those of you looking for a a trumpeter with a great deal of panache or perhaps to add to that high command diorama you’ve been thinking of we have…

Witchcraft In Wargames

by Bob Black So, you have prepared your army list for Germany in the late 15th century. Now is the time to pick your Champions and to add the final…

Gallery: Darren Linington’s Parliament Cavalry!

That man Linington has been at it again – this time putting brush to our plastic Parliamentarian Cavalry. Enough talking – time to take a look. Lovely stuff, eh? Get…

New: ‘Black Tom’ Fairfax!

A key figure in the Parliamentarian cause Sir Thomas Fairfax, dubbed ‘Black Tom’ for his somewhat swarthy appearance, was a fair-minded General much-loved by his troops. We now bring you…

History: Pike & Shotte Dragoons

A brief discourse on the nature of Dragoons in the Pike & Shotte period by John Stallard. The Dragoon seems to have acquired his name from his principle weapon –…

Gallery: Ubique Matt’s Plastics!

Not long ago we held a Black Powder Open Day at Maelstrom Games’ Eye of the Storm venue. We were delighted when Warlord forum-dweller, Ubique Matt, dropped in with a…

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…

The Strangest Battle

By Bob Black Bob has been writing for wargames magazines since 1984, has three history books published and has been editor of Toy Soldier magazine. He’s been gaming with figures…

Gallery: King Charles I

Resplendent in ornate cuirassier armour and sat astride his trusty warhorse, Charles Stewart cuts a fine figure as he commands his forces in the field. We recently received this lovely…

Gallery: Pike & Shotte Mortar!

Ace painter Darren Linington has worked his magic on our Pike & Shotte mortar. There were few more terrifying weapons in the 17th Century than the fearsome blast of the…

New! Marquis of Montrose

One of the greatest heroes of the English Civil Wars, James Graham, Marquis of Montrose is now ready to lead your troops into battle! “Let me be judged by the…

New! Musket Rests and Swine Feathers

Not much says ‘Pike & Shotte’ like muskets rests (well apart from voluminous trousers and flamboyant befeathered hats). Therefore, we just had to make a pack that contained a variety…

Painted Pike & Shotte Miniatures Gallery

We’ve received plenty of painted examples of our Pike & Shotte miniatures recently so we’re doing the only decent thing – showing them off! From Dale Yates we get these…

Gallery: Pike & Shotte Leaders

We’ve already told you plenty about our first Pike & Shotte character models in our previous article. So we’ll just keep quiet this time out and allow you to drink…

Showcase: Freshly Painted Pike & Shotte miniatures

The clue is in the title – this page is all about showing of some great paintjobs on some of our latest Pike & Shotte releases. We’ll not waste any…

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…

Chris Adcock’s Scots Covenanter Frame Gun

Our good mate Chris Adcock has pulled out all the stops (on his paint bottles apparently) and has given us this expertly painted Scots Covenanter Frame Gun. The frame gun…

Painted Pike & Shotte Saker cannon

We’re very fortunate here at Warlord Games to have a dedicated legion of highly skilled fans who can paint our miniatures to an award-winning finish. A classic example is, the…

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…