Goody bag and purchases...
(not shown are a free dice from the Maelstrom Edge folk and three 15mm free minis from Ground Zero Games)
Parking at Salute = £20 (flat fee)
Latte and pastry to start the day = £4
Queue to get in at 10:30 = rammed
Warlords = rammed
Wayland = rammed
Troll Trader = rammed
Forge World = rammed
Hasslefree = rammed
Main concourse at luchtime = ridiculously rammed
Variety of traders = excellent
Variety & quality of displays and games (demos and participation) = good, but could do better
My feet at the end of he day = worn out
Photos taken = 100+, mostly of the various games tables. See below...
So here we go - lots of pictures, take into account that i'm no expert with photography and have a pretty basic digital camera in my (sometimes shaky) hands. In no particular order;
Snaking queue to get in at 10:30 am - the joy...
And inside at the far end at about 11am...
Anvil - Afterlife game being played inside their rather cool Land Rover Defender...
Beautiful Oshiro table
Star Wars X-Wing game
Obligatory appearance from the 501st - love these guys and want to join :)
Discworld Witch Racing - Participation game
Animal Farm participation game
Crawley Wargames Club - Italian Renaisssance game (not on floorplans as a last minute replacement)
'A not so funny thing happened on the Way to the Forum'
Battle of Cambria - 1917
Avengers vs X-Men
Battlegroup Tobruk - 20mm 1941 desert battles
HALO - Ground Command
Mierce - Darklands
Battle of Dresden
Dragon Rampant in Frostgrave (I think)
Short Bill Coppers Treasure Quest - Pirates...
Congo - Wargames Foundry
Wild West Exodus (I think)
The Walking Dead - All Out War
Battle of Raphia
Pedion Modular Battlefields (Kickstarter)
'Cretaceous Camp' (or Jurassic Park...)
Black Scorpion Games Tombstone Kickstarter figures
Fort Mosquito 1654
Lefthand down a bit (or sink HMS Eagle) - 28mm
Dark Sphere - Rogue One X-Wing battle
Command & Colours Napoleonic
Battle of Prague 1757
Devil's Run - Route 666
Panzerfauste (I think...bit blurry...)
Sword Beach 1944
In Her Majesty's Name, Werewolves vs Vampires
Renedra plastic castle
WW2 - 15mm
WW2 - 28mm
Selection of painting competition entries
Warhammer 40k mega game
Real Time Wargames - Campaigns & Battles in 15th Century Italy
And that's it for another year... Already looking forwards to Salute 2018...