No “Crisis” this Weekend due to the COVID pandemic

As there is no “Crisis 2020” today I will post a collection of pictures of past Crisis conventions as a little diversion from the daily bad news. I sincerely hope that there will be a “Crisis2021” but as of today I doubt that this is going to happen. I really miss all the friends I usually meet with at “Crisis” in Antwerp. I haven’t seen you for a year now and I fear it will take a lot longer until we see us again. I suppose “Salute21” in London will also be cancelled so it looks like another year until meeting might be possible again.

So to cheer us all up here are the promised pictures:

Crisis 2019:

And Crisis 2018:

If this is not enough, just get yourself a beer or your favorite beverage and enjoy the complete picture reports of :

Crisis219, Crisis2018, Crisis2017/1, Crisis2017/2, Crisis 2016, Crisis2015

So this should keep you busy during the Crisis 2020 weekend and hopefully we can enjoy each others company and an occasional beer together next year. Keep safe and healthy !!!

Crisis 2019 Convention report

So Crisis has gone by very quickly again. Many thanks to the tin Soldiers of Antwerp for hosting this mega event again. Like in the years before it was wonderful to see all the demonstration and participation games . these were all of a very high standard as you can see in the pictures below. There was a host of traders selling their goods alas there were some spaces free as not al british traders attended because of Brexit. Anyway it was great to meet so many friends again and to make a few new ones. Can’t wait for Crisis 2020.

Below are the pictures I took during the event, enjoy!

Second Part of the Crisis 2017 pictures

Here is the second part of the pictures of the Crisis 2017 convention in Antwerp:

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These are the pictures I took at Crisis . It was a very nice show with a lot of traders and really many games . I enjoyed it immensely ! Role on Crisis 2018 .

There is only one other thing to add . Many thanks to the Tinsoldiers of Antwerp for doing the show, you did a great job!

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Oh and for everybody who wants to come to Crisis 2018 , the show is on the 3. Nov 2018 from 10:00 to 17:00! See you there I will definitely come back!

Crisis 2017

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Another year has gone by and the Crisis Convention in Antwerp isn’t far off anymore . I am really looking forward to the convention, which is the best miniature and wargaming convention in Europe (that is on the continent) . There is only one bigger one in London called Salute.  The Tin Soldiers of Antwerp always do a grand job on the day and in the months before to be able to present such a marvelous show. Cudos to you Tin Soldiers!

This years free miniature is Till Eulenspiegel, sculpted by my good friend Paul Hicks.

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There are so many traders and clubs involved that I can’t mention them all here. The list of traders can be found here

The list of clubs is here.

Here are the maps with the layout of the two halls at the Hangar in Antwerp:

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These are still subject to change!

Hope to see a lot of you there! If you are not sure if you want to go there are pictures of Crisis 2016 and Crisis2015 as a teaser for this years convention!

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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Next up is The battle of Saticula 343 BC . This was the second of three Battlestaking place in the first year of the first Samnite War (343-341 BC). This game was presented by  the war games club Militia Brabantia.

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This sharp practice game used a rather splendid ship model in 28mm scale:

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The great northern war:

To Saga games :

Two games of Congo:

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A very nice game of Dragon Rampant in 15mm by the Team for historical simulations:

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A pegasus bridge game in 28mm:

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Next is a Iwo Jima game by the Murphy’s heroes:

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An absolutely stunning pice of terrain for Puppeteers:

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The Alde Garde brought a Early 16th Century Game with them:

Spectre Operations:

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An absolutely gorgeous Warhammer 40000 game by Kraken Wargames. Imperial Fists against Genestealers

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Two Flames of War games:

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The Street Arnhem 1944

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A Frostgrave game:

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