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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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tresilliian
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had a great few hours with my son, he was very impressed with the Dark Sphere stand and the glowing necromunda table – I have to say it was deeply impressive

blackspiral
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This coverage is always as good as going without the smells!

dreadknot69
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Best Shrek donkey voice – “ooh ooh pick me!!”

dogma2097
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Some amazing tables, games and painting on show – great to see the coverage here – gotta love that large scale Gollum though – that’s my stand out.

arkamuz
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nice stuff

leichti
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Thanks for the broad range you got covered – my wallet will hate me the next few months…

fireblarney
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Just about to head to work, but I’ll be settling in when I get home and watching the coverage start to finish. Three more years and I’ll be heading over to see it myself :).

battlehawk
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4Ground had some really cool stuff there today.

dervan
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Looks like a crazy day

chosenman44
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Lets get it on.

volleyfireandy
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We got the runner up, best historical game award with our 1943 Battle of Leros project Pictures are in the forums, or will be when Piers and I have recovered!

severon
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Wow, there is so much. I guess I have to spend the rest of the weekend in front of my laptop. (Sorry kids, daddy`s busy with toy soldiers)

darthcheese
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Another great day, got my goodies at home. 🙂

bloodwild
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Salute looks like a great event.

redsarge
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Salute 2018 already!!!! Where has the immaterium taken me!?

robgan01
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Had such an amazing time today at Salut , spent far to much!!

icewolff
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Nice show, great prizes

phoenixris
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Salute is on the bucket list to go one year, just a bit far to ride on the push bike.

comet5
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Nice to bump into Justin and Sam in the morning. I really enjoyed this years show. A good variety of games.

rickyard
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Leeeeeet’s have FUUUUUUUN XDDDDDD

duster
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Thanks to work, it’s gonna take me a few days to catch up!
Have a great one guys!

toricova
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great coverage…that 4ground display is sweeeet

longshotte
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Just now getting to sit down and watch this coverage. Really looking forward to it. Thanks for all the convention coverage that you guys do. Allows us to go places that real life does not give us the time to do.

tanath
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Very impressive table at 4Ground Would love play an Infinity scenario on that table 🙂

mreverything
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Is This Where I comment to Win?
PS I thought Salute was an all weekend event

noyjatat
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Looks like you want to comment on the updates relating to what you want to win. It’s in the description of each one.

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