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Come and join us for an awesome adventure at the ExCel Centre in London as we dive into Salute 2018 from the South London Warlords. Salute-2018-Cover-Image

We're going to be talking to the traders, companies and of course the gamers here at the event who have brought some amazing new miniatures with them AND set up some fantastic games for you to play.

If you spot something on the list you'd like us to go and check out make sure to let us know in the comments!

You Could Win!

We're going to be giving away some awesome prizes from the companies here at Salute so if you want to be in with a chance of getting hold of some neat goodies make sure to Comment To Win On Each Individual Post and we'll be picking winners in the near future.

As always, make sure that you get involved and chat with others about what you've seen here at the event and we'll do our best to talk to as many people as possible!

Get involved!

The Hall Awaits!

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Heading Into The Desert – The Medjez Valley 1943

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Some guys have put together this awesome table for the Medjez Valley in 1943. This seems very apt considering we've been looking at the Americans In Tunisia as part of an article series recently.

The game uses Battlegroup Torch and shows a battle and the first advance of the 2nd Armoured Division!

Heading Into The Desert – The Medjez Valley 1943

Too Fat Lardies' General D'Armee

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As well as What A Tanker! and Chain Of Command there was this splendid table that was set up by the guys at Too Fat Lardies for you to play General D'Armee.

This game gives you a chance to play out your battles from the Napoleonic era on the tabletop and it looks wonderful!

Too Fat Lardies' General D'Armee

Bandua's Awesome Ready For Battle Terrain

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We sit down and chat with the guys from Bandua Wargames who have some stunning pre-coloured terrain which fits into all manner of different eras and genres.

Comment To Win - Full Shogunate Terrain Set

Make sure to take a peek at more of what they have to offer and delve into their extended range which includes accessories and more.

Zombies Invade Salute 2018 - Bexley Reapers Wargaming Club

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We stop in with the wonderful folks from the Bexley Reapers Wargaming Club who have put together a wonderful gaming table which stands apart from the traditional historical and instead has you surviving against waves of zombies!

You have to get in, grab your stuff and get out - and just so you know, WE even have a card in the game which is neat.

Zero Hour Time!

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We dive into the final days of Amien 1918 here at the tabletop. This makes a lot of sense for those delving into the world of WWI on the tabletop.

The trenchworks look awesome here and it's great to see the fire and smoke belching out of the miniatures too.

Zero Hour Time!

Conquest Delve Into Medieval History & More

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We stop in with the awesome Conquest Games to find out what they have planned in the near future and how their plastic range AND Fantasy collection has expanded over the past few months.

Comment To Win - Medieval Knights Plastic Set

We're loving how this range is looking, perfect for SAGA and of course your alternative Fantasy games too. Who wouldn't want some Robin Hood figures to skirmish around with?

Deep-Cut Lay The Groundwork For Guild Ball Games

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It's time to stop in with Deep-Cut and find out about the awesome mats they have in the works. Loads of Guild Ball is on the horizon with themed mats for most of the teams.

Comment To Win - Ratcatcher's Guild Themed Mat

...it makes sense that we'd be giving one of these away doesn't it?! What kind of mats do you like from Deep-Cut?

Build A Saracan Warband With Gripping Beast

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The team at Gripping Beast do some amazing miniatures for those who want to get stuck into SAGA and Swordpoint.
One of their big additions is the new Saracens!

Comment To Win - Saracen Plastic Warband Set

Have you been delving into the Age Of Crusades range and playing some of the new SAGA?

Crash Into The Sci-Fi Game Of Collision From Code Orange

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Code Orange Games have their amazing Sci-Fi game Collision to show off this time at Salute. They have some awesome mechanics for you to get stuck into which set it apart.

Comment To Win - 2x Faction Starters (Of Your Choice)

These guys have some awesome goodies for you to check out and a very dynamic game!

Empress Miniatures Bring History To The Tabletop

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We had to stop in with Empress Miniatures to talk about just what they have been doing right now.

Comment To Win - T14 Armata Tank

These guys cover all kinds of awesome historical periods and of we'd love to know which one is your favourite!

Spectre Miniatures' Modern Soldiers Rock

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We wander into Spectre Miniatures' modern warfare range and see what's been going on with their new releases. Of course, those world leaders might be more appropriate than ever now.

Comment To Win - Fireteam Squad

Have you played much of their game? Gianna loves this one!

Wargaming with Lego Tanks Gaming Table

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We just had to step in with the guys from the Royal Air Force crew and talk about the brilliant toy box game they have set up.

This is brilliant fun and JUST what you want from a big convention like this and their participation games.

Sarissa's Sci-Fi Range + Filling The Streets Of Rome

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Sarissa takes us through a bunch of their new terrain, from their Japanese sets to the new Roman stuff they're producing to go alongside Gangs of Rome.

Comment to Win - SciFi Landing Pad Set

We also get a glimpse at some of their Sci-Fi terrain, which should be seeing some new developments shortly.

The Wonderful World Of Burrows & Badgers

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Oathsworn Miniatures talk to us about the latest news for Burrows & Badgers, their future plans and more. Sci-Fi game anyone?

Comment To Win - Burrows & Badgers Rulebook + Exclusive Scenario & Mouse Miniature

Can you tell Ben loves this game? Drop your thoughts on it below and look out for the review soon.

Mantic Talk Upcoming Hellboy Kickstarter!

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Rob from Mantic Games and James from Needy Cat talk us through what you can expect from the Hellboy Kickstarter when it hits very soon.

Comment To Win - Star Saga

Make sure to drop your thoughts below on what they're saying about Hellboy and if you're going to be leaping on the back of this Kickstarter.

TTCombat - Dropzone, Dropfleet & More!

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There is LOADS going on with TTCombat and we just had to find out the status of Dropzone & Dropfleet Command as well as the news on Carnevale and more.

Comment To Win - Dropfleet & Dropzone Commander Starter Set + 6 Sandstorm Terrain Kits

Are you getting stuck into the new Rumbleslam! expansions?

4Ground Set Up An Awesome BattleTech Battlefield

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One of the demo games that you could have got stuck into at Salute was this epic BattleTech game which was done by 4Ground.

You'll see more about this in a video which is coming up!

4Ground Set Up An Awesome BattleTech Battlefield

1914 - Battling At The Start Of WWI With Great Escape Games

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We stopped in with Great Escape Games to find out about their new game which is 1914! This great game scales down and is a bit of a departure from their regular 28mm skirmish games.

Comment To Win - 1914 Rulebook

Will you be delving into this new game and giving it a go as an alternative WWI ruleset?

Fabled Realms KS News & Epic New 4Ground Terrain

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We stop in with Cad and talk about the new stuff from them for 4Ground. We have their ace Star Wars terrain, more for the Homeland Apocalypse and beyond that some news on Fabled Realms.

Comment To Win - Full 6×4 Jesserai Landing Bay

Have you delved into Fabled Realms?

Modiphius - Future Plans & Fallout: Wasteland Warfare

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Modiphius talk to us about some of the new lines they have coming out for Wasteland Warfare as well as the new crews for Star Trek: Adventures.

Comment To Win - Star Trek Adventures Crew Set Of Your Choice

Have you checked out their role-playing games and more?

Battle Of Staket!

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I wanted to finish off a bit of a look at some of the tables from this year's Salute and this great table.

There were lots of little scenes for you to get stuck into and explore on the tabletop.

Battle Of Staket!

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janus1004
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Great that you are doing this coverage, eager to hear about all the new cool stuff you find! Talk to Victrix if you have the chance, want to hear what they have in the pipeline! 🙂

cruciumgiger
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We can’t make it this year so will have to stay tuned to BOW

geezeruk
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Super awesome video, Excited for your awesome coverage and what goodies you find 🙂

stormshriek
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Have a great weekend everybody

beardragon14
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Good on you lads … Love your con coverages. Have a good one!!

alin
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Thank you Guys for doing this.

zaknafein5
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I thought for a second that they were going to anounce a different winner confrontation.
But all went well. Accept that I didn’t win it. 🙂

daemonish
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Make sure you get over to TT combat if they are there and grill them about Hawk Wargames new stuff.

tuffyears
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nice to see hobbit , a dwarf and Golum presenting the live blog

jocke
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Please guys, can you get The Drowned Earth in front of the camera? Would be awesome.

darkredeemer
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I’m standing in the line at the moment

maledrakh
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wish I could be there

blipvertus
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That 4 Ground display is amazing!

bothi
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Man I wish I could be there. Really want to see that 4Ground stuff with my own eyes. It looks amazing on camera.

brokeuh
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wow that hangar ! amazing work !

commanderkaiser
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Wish I could of been there this year. Hopefully next year I’ll be able to make it.

darthcheese
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I’m on the tube, seems to be taking forever

andrax
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it is a 3 day journey from germany minimum – and it will be cost approx 500 euro minimun – so i stay at home, watch BOW and buy minis…..

rasmus
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Then think of those of us on the other side of the Atlantic. ..

robertoutram
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wish i could have gone, hopefully there next year….

tuffyears
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2005 was the last time i went to salute , I guess its changed a wee bit since then

nogbadthebad
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Please talk to traders of small/perfect scale minis, in particular vanguard miniatures, baccus and rapier if they are about. Johns gunna sulk about not seeing that tank…

alliedwheat490
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Hey ive been keeping an eye out for you guys since i got here cant spot any of you this year? Find constipated cows. Nsfw. The guys will show you how to play in 4 seconds. You will see why.

orlandothetechnicoloured
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Should be fun

comoran
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Yay, Salute! 🙂

coxjul
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Last minute change in plans means I can’t make it across London today. Aaaaargh!!
Will have to check in here every 30 minutes instead.

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