Salute, 2018: A Chicago Wargamer in London

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Salute, 2018: A Chicago Wargamer in London

Postby mpc2160 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:38 pm

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Salute is one of the largest wargaming conventions in Europe and very different from anything held in America. I was able to go last year and decided to go again this year. Unlike most US conventions, Salute is only for one day so it's very important to have a plan. Last year I wandered around in a daze for most of the event picking up random things. This time I knew what vendors I wanted to speak with and figured I'd spot cool tables along the way. The queue forms After they opened the gates and let the huddled masses free I ...

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Salute, 2018: A Chicago Wargamer in London

Postby Eilif » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:37 pm

Sounds like a great time. No surprise you ended up at NavWar.
However I'm kind of surprised you don't already have Brazilian and Argentinian WW1 fleets!

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Re: Salute, 2018: A Chicago Wargamer in London

Postby mpc2160 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:49 pm

Salute was pretty fun but I don't think I'll go back next year. My spring vacation next year will involve sleeping at home. And last year I was working on the US, German, Japanese, and Russian fleets for World War 1. Now I'm working on all the smaller fleets like South American countries and Austria-Hungary. So that meant picking up another 8 or 9 hundred ships...

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Re: Salute, 2018: A Chicago Wargamer in London

Postby timlillig » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:25 pm

You've got a few months to get your Brazilian navy ready for an 100th anniversary game of their entry into WWI. I look forward to seeing them.
-Tim


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