Spencer Warner Memorial Game Day 2016


The fifth annual G3 Gaming Day in memory of Spencer, who passed away in 2012, was held yesterday. As well as hosting dozens of gamers and plenty of games, we raised £295 for MacMillan Cancer Support. One of our members, selling miniatures and books that belonged to another late friend, raised an additional £202. Well done, everyone!






There was a D&D session that lasted all day, games of Flames of War, Dropzone Commander, Heavy Gear, Malifaux, Warmachine, X-Wing, a game pitting the French Foreign Legion against Arabs and board games including the brand new edition of Blood Bowl,  Specter Ops, Camel Up, Pandemic Legacy, among others.

Targe 2016

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:

East Neuk Irregulars Indonesia 1966

The “Wargames Society of Contemptible B******s” ran a 28mm “Lords of the Isles” participation game :


Angus Wargames Club had a Darkest Africa participation game using the Congo rules:


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 Dunfermline Wargames Club put on demonstration games of Command and Colours Ancients and Napoleonics using miniatures and Hexon tiles from Kallistra Ltd.:



Old Meldrum Wargames Group had a Seven Years’ War demonstration game using the Honours of War rules from Osprey:

Old Meldrum Wargames Group 7 Years' War

The Iron Brigade had an English Civil War demonstration game:

The Iron Brigade English Civil War

The Iron Brigade English Civil War

The Iron Brigade English Civil War

The Iron Brigade English Civil War

The Iron Brigade English Civil War

Gourock Wargames Association laid on a 15mm World War 2 demonstration game:

Gourock Wargames Association 15mm World War 2

Gourock Wargames Association 15mm World War 2

Falkirk District Wargames Club had a Lord of the Rings demonstration game:

Falkirk and District Wargames Club Lord of the Rings


These are a few of the other games on show, for which I have no details. If you now who was running these games, leave a comment please.
Napoleonic naval game

28mm fantasy game

28mm Middle East wargame

28mm Middle East wargame

28mm Middle East wargame

28mm Middle East wargame

And for those of you who made it this far, the G3 demo crew:

Andrew Paul and Andrew Bussey:

Glasgow Games Group

and Gordon next to the statue of local rock legend, Bon Scott:

Bon Scott statue


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.