After a five-year gap, Glasgow Games Group are proud to announce a new games show in Glasgow! The Glasgow Games Gathering will be held at the Bellahouston Sports Centre on Saturday the 29th of June. We hope to showcase miniatures games, board games and more. We have a variety of traders lined up, with more to be confirmed.
G3’s first appearance on the Scottish show circuit this year was Carronade in Falkirk, as usual. Many thanks to the Falkirk District Wargames Club for hosting the show and inviting us.
I didn’t get many photos, due to spending all day running Dropzone Commander demos, but here’s one of Gordon running a game of Relic Knights, and one of the Dropzone table:
More photos are available at FDWC’s Carronade 2017 image archive and there’s a video, too. Blink and you’ll miss seeing half the G3 banner at 0:05, George running Devil’s Run for Common Ground Games at 0:11 and a shot of Hawk Wargames’ Dropzone Commander diorama at 1:25.
Next up, Claymore in Edinburgh.
Usually, “G3 at Salute” means Andy Bussey and I have worn our G3 t-shirts at the show. This year, however, Two upstanding gents were actually running a participation game!
Mike and George were running games of Devil’s Run from Word Forge Games:
(although it appears Mike had run away when I took this photo!)
4Ground had a few tables showing off their various ranges Here are two of them:
The Random Platypus Forum had their own take on sci-fi “dungeonbashing”, featuring miniatures from Hasslefree:
Oathsworn MIniatures have a range of assorted animals in various adventuring styles, including a couple of hedgehogs:
The Drowned Earth is a new game (currently on Kickstarter) with a very impressive-looking post-civilisation setting:
There was a 17th-century battle between Swedes and Dutch in Delaware (details here):
Crooked Dice had a couple of impressive 7TV demo tables:
And, as is traditional, a photo of my loot:
Yesterday, G3 were at the last wargames show of the Scottish calendar; Targe, hosted by Kirriemuir Wargames Club. We were running participation games of Dropzone Commander and, for the first time, Dropfleet Commander by Hawk Wargames. In the other hall, our local Battlefront Ranger and club secretary Mark was running intro games of Team Yankee and Tanks.
The G3 Dropfleet and Dropzone tables:
Tanks and Team Yankee:
And some other photos from the day gathered by our roving reporter. Firstly, some of the other participation games available:
East Neuk Irregulars won the prize for Best Participation Game with their “Indonesia 1962-66 – Britain’s Secret War” game:
The “Wargames Society of Contemptible B******s” ran a 28mm “Lords of the Isles” participation game :
And a selection of the demonstration games on display:
Glasgow Warhogs had a 28mm Omaha Beach demonstration game:
This table won the Targe shield.
The Iron Brigade had an English Civil War demonstration game:
Gourock Wargames Association laid on a 15mm World War 2 demonstration game:
Falkirk District Wargames Club had a Lord of the Rings demonstration game:
And for those of you who made it this far, the G3 demo crew:
Andrew Paul and Andrew Bussey:
and Gordon next to the statue of local rock legend, Bon Scott:
Thanks to Kirriemuir Wargames Club for hosting the show and to Gordon for taking the photos. If any are wrongly attributed, please let us know.