This year will be the first for a number that I help put a participation game on at Salute for the SFSFW. This was a tradition for the Society following its formation in 1992 and we even won best participation game one year with our wonderful Destroy All Monsters 20mm scale Godzilla game. However we never made the move from Olympia to the ExCel for a number of factors, but this year we're back with Raid of Le Vengeur, an underwater VSF game using the soon to be published Aquanef rules.
This has meant that "normal" painting activity has been suspended as I realised we didn't have anything ready with less than a month to go (not that this is unusual, varnishing has previously occurred on the morning of the show on more than one occasion!). Most of the last week has been spent painting up the ironclads and scratch building the aquanef which will need moulding and casting, hopefully over the weekend.
Anyhow in lieu of anything new to show off, here are a few pictures of previous SFSFW games at Salute. Unfortunately I don't have anything pre-digital so cannot show the wonderful Destroy All Monsters game or Battle of Five Armies we did in 15mm...
The Battle of Britain 1890
The Great Land Ironclad Robbery
Pyramids of Mars
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