The Salute 2018 Photoreport

So another Salute is gone by and I took a lot of photos like every year. The show was like the years before very well organized and despite the mass of people there wasn’t a very  long delay to get in. The games were very well presented and the selection of traders was outstanding. But there is one point I have to criticize , the lighting . When you got into the  Salute venue it was very dark. So dark that it was sometimes difficult to take decent pictures ( as you sadly will se below). There could be more light and in the venue next door ( a wedding convention ) it was very different , much more light !

But without further ado here are the pictures:

A blood and plunder game:

 

Here you can see how dark it was:

 

A selection of the nice Sarissa MDF Buildings

 

Two games of Blood red Sky by Warlord , the carrier is in the same scale as the planes , outstanding:

 

New greens and plastic sprues from Warlord:

 

Doctor WHO by Warlord:

 

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Victrix figures:

 

A world war II Game Leros

 

Painting tutorial:

 

Perry greens:

 

A Western game:

 

Saga by Gripping Beast:

 

Swordpoint by Gripping Beast:

 

The battle of TewkesburyMay 1471:

 

The Druid game by Wargames illustrated:

 

4 Ground buildings:

 

Glory in the halls of Montezuma

 

1761 Raid at Gaskin’s Plantation:

 

Zombie attack on Salute 18 ( an outstanding idea for a game):

 

Miscellaneous pictures:

 

So these are all the pictures I took . I hope you get an overview of the convention by them.

I thoroughly enjoyed the show and am already looking forward to next year ! Thanks Warlords for a splendid show and remember maybe next year the lighting could be better?!

Roll on Crisis Antwerp 2018!

 

 

Part 2 of the Tactica 2018 picture report

Here is the rest of the pictures I took at the Tactica 2018, enjoy:

Warhammer 40.000:

Spacebattle:

Battle of Hattin:

Black Hawk down:

Gorkamorka:

Foreign Legion:

Spectre:

Dune:

Bir el Gubi (Flames of War):

French Indian war Diorama:

Unbelievably detailed ancient ships. Sorry somehow forgot to get the name of the chap who makes these. If anybody knows please tell me so I can credit him here.

Italy 1943 Diorama:

That was the rest of the pictures I took at this years Tactica. That gets me two conventions visited ( Kiepe in Münster and Tactica in Hamburg) and two more to come this year, Salute/London and Crisis/Antwerp. Halftime!

Kiepen Con 2018

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I have been to the Kiepen Con in Münster Germany yesterday. a new convention now in its second year. Very nice little con with beautiful games and an x wing tournament. This year there were so many games that there was literally no space left for a bring and buy which they had last year. Here are pictures of the venue:

Now the games:

A very beautiful blood and plunder game:

A Steinhagel ( a german rules system) game:

Runewars:

 

Guildball:

Bloodbowl:

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Frostgrave:

A very well done Dungeon quest game;

Battletech:

Of gods and mortals:

Daleks in Münster:

The bring and buy:

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The x wing tournament in full swing:

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A very good little convention in the heart of the Münsterland . I am pleased we have a convention so near to my hometown now. I think maybe next time the venue should be a bit bigger to let a bring and buy be possible again. Maybe a few more traders would be nice. I will be definitely back next year.

The Kiepe Convention in Münster Gievenbeck Germany

As I posted before I went to the Kiepe tabletop convention together with my son Fynn.

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The convention was held in the La Vie youth club in Münster Gievenbeck a very airy well lid flight of rooms, as you can see here:

They had a bring and buy , a lot of participation games,  a x wing tournament and a bar.

Here are pictures of the x wing tournament:

There was a very well done dead man’s hand participation game:

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An Age of Sigmar participation game:

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two blood bowl participation games complete with fan outfits for the Reikland Reavers etc:

A Participation game of Saga , Vikings versus Normans:

 

And a Congo participation game were we took part. Objective of the game was to catch King Kong . This was to be prevented by the natives. It was great fun and the result was a draw.

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King Kong a Schleich miniature!

All in all a very good little convention . We will be there again next year ! Maybe it would be nice to have some lokal traders at the con next year if possible. I know with such a little event it might not be worth for the traders to come but in a few years time if the convention grows ! Anyway very recommended if you want to try out an alternative rules system.

 

 

 

 

New tabletop convention in Münster Germany

On Sunday the 22nd of January there will be a new tabletop convention in Münster Germany.

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The Kiepe will be at the “La Vie” in Münster Gievenbeck,  Dieckmannstrasse 127 , 48161 Münster. The convention will run from 10.00 – 6.00. There is no entrance fee and free parking. More on Facebook.

I will be there and do a foto report afterwards. Maybe  we can meet there !

Crisis 2016 convention report

Now that I am back from a very nice weekend in Antwerp I would like to show you some pictures of Crisis 2016. I took about 330 pictures therefore it took me a wile to sort them all out therefore the report is only up now. Feel free to leave comments .

So here are the pictures. To start with a few pictures of the venue:

And here the layout of the convention center:

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And now the games that could be seen at Crisis:

First is an absolutely stunning game showing Romans against Barbarians . What I think is really outstanding is the boats on the river!

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