Weekend Warriors War Games

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12:00am Saturday 4th August 2012 - 12:00am Sunday 5th August 2012 at Leeds


SATURDAY 4 & SUNDAY 5 AUGUST

Come and play!
An interactive fun weekend for gamers of all ages.

As well as our massive retro-games hall and multi-player tournaments there will be special workshops and talks plus museum displays featuring props and characters from your favourite films and games. Check out the programme of events.

Free games, films, demonstrations and displays throughout the weekend.

We are also delighted to be selected as a venue on Ubisoft’s UK Demo Tour for their latest Assassin’s Creed game: Assassin’s Creed III. See live demos of the game on Saturday and Sunday. More info

LIVE DEMOS * PLAY * BUILD * EXPLORE * HAVE A GO

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Jump to Sunday’s events

SATURDAY 4 AUGUST

Assassin’s Creed III

Live free gameplay demos
Bury Theatre (Capacity 200)
FREE

12noon – 1pm
2pm – 3pm

Visit website to see the trailer

REPLAY RETRO GAMING

Play over 85 games consoles from the last 30 years of gaming in one massive hall, including 16-player Halo tournaments.

Replay Events Ltd specialise in organising video gaming events and stage some of the UK’s biggest video gaming shows.

Click this button to buy tickets from our online shop Individual play and group challenges throughout the day

  • Adults: £5
  • U16: £4

Pay once play all day
BUY your tickets now

DBMM TABLETOP WARGAMING

Get your hands on 3,000 years of history in the miniature world of the warrior.

De Bellis Magistrorum Militum (DBMM) is an historical miniatures war game set in the ‘Ancients’ period from 3000BC to 1515AD. In each game there are two players, each controlling one army in battle.

Demonstrations at 11am & 2pm

EPIC WAR GAMING GROUP

Table-top gaming demonstrations.

All day

DESIGN A FUTURE WAR GAME

A hands-on introduction to video game design led by gaming industry professional Andrew Crawshaw. Suitable for ages 10+

Sessions at 11am & 2pm Click this button to buy tickets from our online shop
£5
Numbers limited to 25 people per session

Sound Effects in War Games

1pm – 2pm
Bury Theatre
Talk by Outsource Media UK

FILMS

WAR GAMES (PG)

Classic 1980s movie starring Matthew Broderick, in which a young man finds a back door into a military central computer, where reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

Film shows throughout the day

LIVE DEMOS * PLAY * BUILD * EXPLORE * HAVE A GO

SUNDAY 5 AUGUST

Assassin’s Creed III

Live free gameplay demos
Bury Theatre (Capacity 200)
FREE

12noon – 1pm
2pm – 3pm

Visit website to see the trailer

REPLAY RETRO GAMING

Play over 85 games consoles from the last 30 years of gaming in one massive hall, including 16-player Halo tournaments.

Replay Events Ltd specialise in organising video gaming events and stage some of the UK’s biggest video gaming shows.

Click this button to buy tickets from our online shop Individual play and group challenges throughout the day
  • Adults: £5
  • U16: £4

Pay once play all day
BUY your tickets now

DBMM TABLETOP WARGAMING

Get your hands on 3,000 years of history in the miniature world of the warrior.

De Bellis Magistrorum Militum (DBMM) is an historical miniatures war game set in the ‘Ancients’ period from 3000BC to 1515AD. In each game there are two players, each controlling one army in battle.

Demonstrations at 11am & 2pm

DESIGN A FUTURE WAR GAME

A hands-on introduction to video game design led by gaming industry professional Andrew Crawshaw. Suitable for ages 10+

Sessions at 11am & 2pm Click this button to buy tickets from our online shop
£5
Numbers limited to 25 people per session

All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. All supervising adults must also buy a ticket.

EPIC WAR GAMING GROUP

Table-top gaming demonstrations.

All day

TALK & GROUP DISCUSSION

Peace Through Superior Firepower: Sci-Fi Weapons and Reality

Join the discussion with Royal Armouries Curator Jonathan Ferguson (National Firearms Centre).

1-2pm

FILMS

WAR GAMES (PG)

Classic 1980s movie starring Matthew Broderick, in which a young man finds a back door into a military central computer, where reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

Film shows throughout the day

LIVE DEMOS * PLAY * BUILD * EXPLORE * HAVE A GO

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