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BigLee15 Apr 2018 6:24 a.m. PST

I've just posted my full Show Report for yesterdays Salute Wargames Show at ExCel in London. Its a huge show and its fair to say that my feet ache 'just a little bit' today ! But i'm still exhilarated and I have spent a few hours sorting and labelling my pictures (600 h=of them!). A small selection have now been put up on my blog here SALUTE 2018

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SALUTE 2018 Show Report

BigLee
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Condottiere15 Apr 2018 7:12 a.m. PST

Nice presentation. Thanks for sharing.

tayerigonz15 Apr 2018 7:33 a.m. PST

Excellent report

Personal logo Stosstruppen Supporting Member of TMP15 Apr 2018 7:49 a.m. PST

The report I was waiting for. Thanks BigLee. I always enjoy your take on the show.

Double G Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Apr 2018 8:05 a.m. PST

Thanks for the report; you boys on the other side of the pond really know how to do things right, I'm jealous but at the same time, kudos to whoever came up wit the concept.

Kick ass demo games to get people excited about the hobby, with every major trader in the UK and I'm assuming Europe in attendance to sell you what you need to recreate the games.

Also, the painting competition looks show stopping, well laid out and presented, again getting attendees excited about the possibilities of what their figures and such can look like.

Looks like a positive event filled with positive people, the intent of which is to grow and promote the hobby.

Again, kudos to whoever came up with the idea.

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Apr 2018 9:28 a.m. PST

Fine report. Thanks for doing all hat work!!

zoneofcontrol15 Apr 2018 10:21 a.m. PST

Wow, another great report. That is always an Eye Candy of a show. Loved the zombies invades show game. Somebody did one at one of the HMGS, Inc. shows a few years back. (Didn't get to go, had a daughter in high school sports at the time.) Thanks for the report and great photos.

wrgmr115 Apr 2018 10:33 a.m. PST

Wonderful presentation and excellent photos!
Some really well presented games. A real showcase of our hobby. The attention to detail in some of the modelling is amazing. I shudder at the cost of some of the massive cornfields.

One question: what is the percentage of display vs participation games?
At our cons on the west coast of North America, they are all participation games.

Joe1870 Supporting Member of TMP15 Apr 2018 11:14 a.m. PST

Thanks for the report. Enjoyed it much.

clifblkskull Supporting Member of TMP15 Apr 2018 8:59 p.m. PST

Great AAR Lee
Thank you
Clif

VolleyFire Andy17 Apr 2018 8:34 a.m. PST

Lovely to see our Leros game, thank you for your kind words!

Personal logo Milhouse Supporting Member of TMP19 Apr 2018 6:02 p.m. PST

There's a lot we could learn from Salute.

Just wondering, how much was breakfast ? Asking for a friend…

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