Dropzone Commander and Star Wars dominated visions of the future (or respectively the past, but far, far away) at Salute 2015.
Beasts of War ran a participation game recreating the Battle of Hoth with custom rules and pre-made models.
Squadrons of snowspeeders are trying to stop the Imperial walkers
AT-ATs advancing onto the rebel base
Carlos Spicywiener’s ride sitting in the hangar
Meanwhile, Chelmsford Bunker ran a game of X-Wing to blow up the Death Star.
Explosions pockmark the surface of the Death Star as the fighters dive into the trench
Hawk Wargames brought the now finished UCMS Avenger to their sales stand and had created one of the biggest battle dioramas of the day.
Orbital dropship in 10mm scale
Propulsion is throttled before releasing the attack craft
The display included schematics showing technical details of the UCMS Avenger
Leaving the city behind for a good scrap in the ash wastes
A bomber emerges from an underground hangar
4Ground has added terrain for the game to their range
Matlock Wargames Club hosted Rick Priestley and his Beyond the Gates of Antares project.
A skirmish is about to break out
A small force with command dice
Prodos Games ran some participation games for their upcoming Alien v Predator.
A horde of Aliens rushes towards the Predators
Colonials are desperately fighting off an Alien ambush
Spartan Games offered demonstrations of Halo Fleet Battles and Firestorm Planetfall.
Halo Fleet Battles by Spartan Games
Firestorm Planetfall by Spartan Games
There were a range of other games on display showcasing the variety of sci-fi themes.
Custom built Battlestar Galactica models by Mechworld Development Group using Full Thrust rules
1960s torpedo-fest Stingray by South London Warlords
Possibly a game of Warzone Resurrection, but I’m not an expert
Utopian architecture in Anvil Industry’s Afterlife
The Afterlife is more gritty outside at the hydro dam
Humvees, black vans and armoured giants with swords in this alarming vision of our future
An appealing looking skirmish game with monsters in the modern era, but there are too many TBAs in this year’s Salute show guide to figure out what this was
Zombies attack in Bullets and Brains by East Street Games
Arkham Asylum is requesting a house call from Batman