Monday, February 20, 2017

Tactica 2017 AAR



Got back from a couple of days at Hamburger Tactica. First time for me at Tactica and it was a wery nice wargaming comventions, alla games displayed was participation games, really nice indeed.
I had the chanse to say hi to several gaming personalities especially the Finnish delegation, think they was 6 of them attending, very nice with som nordic interaction:)


Here are a bunch of pictures from Tactica, I have tried to tell what games etc, but i can have missed some info, sorry about that.

Blooad Eagle game, stunning terrain indeed !









One more Blood Eagle game



Space Hulk ?

WW2 D-day, Impressive !








Vikings with Trolls raid Paris back in the days then the Nordic contrys ruled the known world;)





Napoleonic skirmish in Spain 40mm minis from the Perrys


X-wings

D-day, Germans defend over a flooded areia in Normandy, 20mm


Freebooters fate (Same ship that I have converted to my 17th centery project)

Waterloo, British Squar defend against French cavalry, display



Viking game



Force on Force 20mm, really lovely terrain.




Black ops game, the ship are indeed stunning.





Sorry not sure...


Warfare miniatures Greate Northern War game. Impressive !!! I´m sure the Swedes won every session played;)


















Congo, greate looking game that I had the chanse to play on Sunday morning, more pictures from that game in a leter blogpost.



Game of Thrones game using the Saga rules. Very vell built terrain and painted minis a favourite !








Not really sure about this, but indeed some Brittish in troubble in a desert enviroment during the 1880´s






Flames of war


British naval landing in Egypt and the French ofcourse got there first and try to stop them...

Stunning looking game run by "THS - Team for historical simulations" including Stefan that run the  Montys Caravan blog







Perrys show how to sculpt minis




Aly Morrison was also there sharing his knowledge in sculpting minis, at the moment he is contiuing working on his Potemkin War (Swedish-Russian War 1788-1790) range. Some pictures below of the upcomming Swedish cavalry minis (left) as well as the Russian counter part (right)







Dropzone commander?




Warlord games, Conflict 47


Napoleonic


Main enterence and foodcourt


Desert Wars ww2


Napoleonic skirmish



Sci-fi skirmish



Torstenson War 1643-1645 Sweden-Denmark, using a Musket and Tomahawk rules spin of....strange that they was not using the Pikemans Lament;)



Frostgrave



Aggro, Fotball Firms against Bobbys during the 1970´s England.






Tanks! 15mm tank game


The theme of this years Tactica was retro gaming, so they had set up a extensive exebition of old wargaming stud and toys that we oldimers used to play wargames with, very nice and nostalcic.


Paper miniatures and terrain.



Retor Hanibal vs Rome game


Warhammer Quest ! Impressive terrain



DBA 3.0


Tacticas own participation game using pre-painted plastic minis on metal bases. I got some of these minis when I was a kid:)


Battle masters


Wargaming with Playmobile figures :)





Nice terrain :)




Dead mans hand





My little loot pile

Several of the old Tactica special minis
Tactica Dice in a nice box
Tank m/21 
Wet palett
1/72 Hansa cogge
From the flee market i got some sprues with Normans and a bag with bits as well as some TYW casualty minis.