We had a new toy to play with at Salute 2017 – a 360° Video Camera!
Check out some of the videos we made of the best tables from the show.
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Salute 2017 Walk-through.
Follow us as we wander through the hall at about four O’clock in the afternoon.
Dalauppror – Fort Mosquito 1654
A staged battle between Swedish and Dutch colonial forces, set in mid-17th Century Delaware, America, involving natives tribes attempting to wrestle control of the river and the important fur-trade. Played using the Pikeman’s Lament.
This game won two awards on the day – Best Table and Best Historical Game.
Oshiro Model Terrain – Shiro O Kogeki
Siege of a Japanese castle showing a full-size Tenshu (Keep), naval assault and a broad spectrum of siege equipment from the period.
Bexley Reapers Wargames Club – Cretaceous Camp
Timed, push-your-luck game, where participants play as humans or dinosaurs in an “amusement-attraction-gone-wrong.”
This game won three awards on the day – Most Innovative Game, Best Participation Game and The Salute Shield (best in show).
4Ground Limited – Fabled Realms
Battles between warbands in the Fabled Realms. 4Ground had several playable demos of their forthcoming fantasy skirmish Kickstarter game.
Simon Miller and the Wargames Holiday Centre – Raphia 217 BCE
The armies of Ptolemy IV and Antiochus the Great clash near modern Gaza. Using Simon’s ‘To the Strongest’ rules.
Jersey Privateers Gaming Club – Raid on Fanning Head
Landings in San Carlos Bay, East Falklands, by SBS and tactical advisors, under cover of darkness, attempting to neutralize Argentine threats to the main landing planned at daybreak. Using adapted ‘Living on the Frontline’ rules.
Essex Warriors – The Battle of Prague, 1757
Refight of one of Frederick the Great’s greatest victories; flanking of the Austrian army giving a tactical advantage.
Dark Sphere Gaming Club – X-Wing
Command an Empire or Rebel fighter, dogfighting above the vital planet Scarif helping to decide the fate of the galaxy.
The Gentlemen’s Wargames Parlour – Lefthand Down a Bit
The Royal Navy’s flagship carrier HMS Eagle and escorts are targeted by submarines and MTB’s of the People’s Navy. The game was set during the ‘what if?’ Very Britsh Civil War.
The Friends of General Haig – English Civil War (in Scotland!)
As part of the Warlord Games demo team, the Worcester Wargames Club (AKA Friends of general Haig) played a Pike and Shotte game set during the ECW in Scotland.
IronFist Publishing – Battlegroup Tobruk
1941 desert battles using the Battlegroup rules and supplements.
The Old Guard – Command and Colours Napoleonic
Napoleonic warfare using the Command and Colours Napoleonic rules on hex terrain.