torstai 6. marraskuuta 2014

Crisis report

Well I've finally managed to go through all of the pictures I took during the trip. So much to see and so little time so I missed quite a bit and forgot to take photos of a lot more.

All in all a great trip and a great show. An epic effort by the Tin Soldiers of Antwerp. Everything went super smoothly if you don't count the main lights sometimes going out in one hall, but that didn't matter too much anyway.

This was my first Wargaming show outside of Finland so I didn't really know what to expect from it. The one day nature makes the whole thing a bit hectic as there's really just too much to do in just one day and maybe the emphasis turns a bit more to shopping, but still it was a great show with loads of great looking games going on everywhere. It was nice to see some of the faces from other blogs and see the games some of them were hosting. Anyways ramblings aside, let's let the pictures tell their tale.

Arriving 20 minutes before the show left me with roughly a 150 meter queue in front of me. Luckily everything went quite fast and I got in about 15 minutes after the show started.

Some Space Marines were patrolling the halls. Judging from the amount of sweat that was dripping from their faces, I'd hazard a guess that those suits are pretty darn hot :)

 Immediately when the Bring & Buy opened up there was a mad rush when everyone wanted to get in there first for good deals.

Burkhard of DHC Wargames fame was hosting an excellent WW2 game. Those firing Panzerwerfers really add a lot of dynamism to the table.


 The THS club table that ended up winning the Best Presented Game Award. A really nice choice of subject with the Maximilian in Mexico theme. Superb looking terrain and minis too. A well deserved award indeed.

I'd really been wanting to see this Battle of Keren table as there had been tons of images going around the internet after other shows like Salute. The vertical nature of it really makes it stand out from the rest. Epic stuff indeed.

There was a nice Arab-Israeli war table with the hosts dressed accordingly.



This snowthemed table was really an eye-catcher even if the game wasn't exactly my taste. Superb work all around.


A nice Saga Crescent & Cross table featuring a siege battle.

 Some 40k to be seen also in the form of one pretty darn big mega-battle featuring Imperial Guard and Space Marines versus Orks and Tyranids. Some nice custom built vehicles on the orks especially.

This table with Orky WW2 planes was one of my favorites. You can't go wrong with Orks flying stylized versions of WW2 planes.

The South London Warlords who are behind Salute were running a large Bolt Action table with British troops making a two-pronged attack agains the Jerry.



There was a really nice looking D-Day table next to the Warlord stand. Too bad it didn't seem to see too much gaming and I never really saw anyone hosting it.

And last, but not least a collection of pictures of different tables in no particular order.


5 kommenttia:

  1. Cool! Great looking tables, love the D Day and the desert, and great pics, thanks for sharing

  2. Some really fantastic games by the look of it!

  3. Must have been a great day out. A shame I didn't make the trip.

  4. Aye, it was really a great trip. Too bad that it's a bit difficult logistically to get there from Finland :(