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Joy of Six – 6mm wargames show run by Baccus6mm and Wargames Emporium

Joy of Six – 6mm wargames show run by Baccus6mm and Wargames Emporium

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Project Blog by commodorerob

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About the Project

Joy of Six is the world's foremost 6mm gaming show. It is being held, as it is every year, in Sheffield on Sunday 15th July 2018 This is my photo blog of this year's event. I will try to capture as many games as I can throughout the day.

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It’s just gone 4pm and the show has closed. Hopefully this little blog has given you an insight into just how versitile 6mm can be. The show will return in 2019, hope to see all you newly converted 6mm gamers there.😁

 

Battletech - Bradford Battletech Battalion

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Even well established universe’s can be played in 6mm

Manchester 1642 - Baccus 6mm

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English Civil War street fighting in Manchester.

Traders Part 2

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Traders continued

Leven Miniatures
www.levenminiatures.co.uk

Horics and Ros

www.horicsandros.co.uk

Operation Excess - Swindon and District Gamers

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Second World War 1/300 scale game depicting an attack by the Germans on HMS Illustrious using an Ark Royal Model. Using a rule set called Bag the Hun, with a few tweaks.

Future War Commander - Maidenhead and District Wargames Society

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Interesting use of Mirror balls for this sci-fi game.

DBMM - Milton Keynes Wargaming Society

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Another classic wargame using 6mm figures.

Second World War 1944 Game - Mailed Fist

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A classic Second World War Game

Battle of Britain - Grantham & District Gamers

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Air combat in 1/300 scale using Check your 6 rules.

Wesel Cubed - Cold War Commanders

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Even the Cold War gets some serious love with this awesome 18′ X 6′ table.

Command & Colors Ancients - Wyre Forest Wargamers

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6mm figures can be used in many ways for example to add a bit of depth to the Command and Colors system.

Classic DBA - Chesterfield Open Gaming Society

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Classic DBA in 6mm fun for all the family, although apparently Pokemon is still better.. 😂

Ultra Fast Sci-Fi - Wakefield and District Gamers

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Not all Historical or massed battles, 6mm works small sci-fi games. In this case a home brew set of rules which will be in the show programme at Recon 2018 on 1st December 2018

Napoleonic - Commission Figurines

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This is a display table by Commission Figurines a purveyor of MDF 6mm figures as you can see they hold up well against their metal counterparts.

Battle of Metz June 1918 - Robert Dunlop

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Another WW1 game depicting the epic battle of Metz in June 1918

Battle of Horka 1708 - Per Broden & Wyre Forest Gamers

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A what if battle set during the Great Northern Wars. Russian v Sweden. On a 12’x5′ table the figures may be small but the battles are big.

Zeebrugge Raid 1918 - Naval Wargames Society

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This is the game I am involved with. We did this game at Salute, and have run it out again. It is the WW1 raid on Zeebrugge by the Royal Navy. Which was referred to by @oriskany in his fab ww1 article series.

Megara - Yorkshire Renegades

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The spledid ancient greek game based on the attack on Megara.

The Traders Part 1

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For those wishing to get in to the Joys of 6mm gaming here are some of the trade stands at the show

Rapier Miniatures
www.rapierminatures.co.uk

Brigade Models
www.brigademodels.co.uk

Commission Figurines
www.commission-figurines.co.uk

GS Miniature Workshop
www.gsminatureworkshop.co.uk ( under construction at time of show)

Baccus6mm – Show Sponsor/Organiser

www.baccus6mm.co.uk

The set up for the show

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The day begins bright and early all the gamers getting their games out.

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