In the universe of Sci-Fi, space ship games were the most prominent theme at Salute 2016. Since Battlefleet Gothic I haven’t played in this genre but now I’m very tempted to pick up one or two of these new games.
Mechworld ran the Full Thrust Academy on their illuminated concept gaming tables, showcasing their new starter set.
White Dragon Miniatures presented their upcoming Shattered Void game of space dog fighting which will be on Kickstarter in the summer.
Dropfleet Commander already finished a very successful Kickstarter and Hawk Wargames showed off an upscaled 3D print of one of their ships.
Halo: Fleet Battles from Spartan Games was played around a scaled up ship centrepiece.
The South London Warlords had constructed a Star Trek participation game entitled Savage Dove, taking place along the corridors and bridge of the Enterprise and being broadcast through a set of webcams.
The Sheffield Runelords tried to Stop the Truck in this sequence from Mad Max 2.
More vehicular mayhem ensued in the Battle of Mount Maerzan by Bexley Reapers Wargaming Club.
Another offering from Spartan Games with Halo: Ground Command in 1:100 scale.
More futuristic 15mm battles were fought in this cityscape for Critical Mass.
For Planetfall set in its Firestorm Galaxy, Spartan Games ran demo games and had brought scaled up engines of war representing the various factions.