Salute 2013 – Ancients & Medieval

There wasn’t enough Ancients & Medieval on display at Salute 2013 for my liking. There isn’t enough anyplace, anytime for that matter. I took pictures of most of the valiant efforts I discovered and they make for a pretty varied lot.

To start proceedings, a tribute to Ray Harryhausen in Fleeced! by the South London Warlords. The game represents the final climatic battle between Jason, plus two other Argonauts against the “Children of the Night”. The figures are all accurate “collector” models based on Ray Harryhausen’s brilliant originals.

Salute 2013 - Fleeced! by South London Warlords

The Battle of Ilipa 206 BC during the Second Punic War. Unfortunately I can’t say who ran this or which games system was being used.

Salute 2013 - Battle of Ilipa 206 BC

Greeks against Persians in a loose recreation of the Battle of Marathon 490 BC by Ancient & Modern Army Supplies.

Salute 2013 - Battle of Marathon 490 BC by Ancient & Modern Army Supplies

A Pyrrhic Victory – Heraclea 280 BC by the Oxford Wargames Society was played using house written rules and squares for ease of movement.

Salute 2013 - Heraclea 280 BC by Oxford Wargames Society

The Battle of Cravant 1423 during the Hundred Year’s War was recreated by the Lance & Longbow Society.

Salute 2013 - Battle of Cravant 1423 by the Lance & Longbow Society

Salute 2013 - Battle of Cravant 1423 by the Lance & Longbow Society

Salute 2013 - Battle of Cravant 1423 by the Lance & Longbow Society

Salute 2013 - Battle of Cravant 1423 by the Lance & Longbow Society

Salute 2013 - Battle of Cravant 1423 by the Lance & Longbow Society

To round things off, some snapshots of other displays and participation games of the eras.

Salute 2013 - Medieval

Salute 2013 - Medieval

Salute 2013 - Medieval

Salute 2013 - Ancients

Salute 2013 - Ancients

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