Category Archives: Gaming conventions

Support your local show

By Jonathan Aird Hollywood, ever the contrarian, has asked us in the past to support our local sheriff. And then to support our local gunfighter. That’s confusing and just generates a hard-to-resolve quandary. The proposal I have here is far … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming conventions | Leave a comment

Salute 2016 – Boy, you’re going to carry that weight a long time

By Jonathan Aird In a slight change to recent years, Salute 2016 saw the weather take a turn for the worst with almost wintry showers (there was even some snow not far north of London) which meant that it really … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming conventions | 1 Comment

Salute 2015 – what got did and what’s been hid

By Jonathan Aird “In the early morning rain – with a dollar in my hand” – that has to be the best way to head off to Salute. If it is one of the sunniest days of the year – … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming conventions | 6 Comments

A selection of snapshots from Little Wars

By Chris Hahn On the afternoon of April 26, I conducted a very brief and comparatively costly reconnaissance of a wargaming convention staged in my neck of the woods. To paraphrase Julius Caesar — and rather poorly at that: I … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming conventions | 2 Comments

A visit to Salute 2014

By Jonathan Aird April 12th saw the South London Warlords once more put on their premier wargaming convention, Salute. Once again, it was held at the ExCel centre in London. Salute has become, in recent times, both an annual pilgrimage … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming conventions | 1 Comment

Stranger in a strange land

Or, My brief adventure at Adepticon 2014 By Chris Hahn Due to work and other previous commitments, I was unable to attend the Thursday and Friday events at Adepticon XII. I know, I know — I really must get my priorities … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming conventions | 2 Comments

More photos from Little Wars

Chris Hahn, who recently attended Little Wars 2013 and provided a report on it (see post below), also provided these additional photos of other games going on at the convention:

Posted in Gaming conventions | 2 Comments

A two-day campaign at Little Wars

 By Chris Hahn Almost every year for the past couple of decades, I have set aside the strictest definition of what it means to be a solo wargamer and traveled to the current address of Little Wars. Years ago, I … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming conventions | 1 Comment

Salute 2013 – a short show report

By Jonathan Aird Salute has acquired something of a knack of occurring on one of the first really nice days of the year – and 2013 was no exception to that rule. After weeks of a slow spring, at last the … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming conventions | Leave a comment

Bayou Wars XX – 2012 — with photos

By Mike Crane I went to New Orleans for Bayou Wars XX the weekend of June 8-10. Man, did it rain! The rain began at Baton Rouge and continued off and on until we left Kenner in a torrential downpour. … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming conventions | 4 Comments