The team over at the popular wargaming portal Beasts of War has been putting together a magnificent Battle of Hoth gaming table for this weekend’s Salute 2015 (the massive U.K. gaming convention). They ran a contest to create a set of game rules for the board and are bringing the winner, Grant Ennis, to Salute to run the game he designed. I’ve seen a number of Battle of Hoth boards over the years and this one is by far my favorite.
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