Public Participation Games
2017 Public Participation Games

Many thanks to all the clubs, organisations and individuals who presented their participation games at Hammerhead 2017. There were 70 games/activities booked into the main central gaming area of the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall and the Gamers Lounge. There was a really good mix of genre, scales, and rule systems. Many thanks for your help and support.

1796 French Invasion of Ireland - a Napoleonic what if? - Pennine Megagames

1879 South Africa - Wyvern Wargamers

7TV - On Her Majesty's Crooked Service - Crooked Dice Games

Achtung! UFO - Warlord Games

Aggro 70'S Football - Ainsty Casting

All out War - The Walking Dead - Mantic Games

ArcWorlde Battle for Troll Bridge - Warploque Miniatures

ArcWorlde Trouble in the North - Warploque Miniatures

Armada 1588 - Helion Books

Battles of the Biblical Age - DBA - Paul Murgatroyd

Battletech Alpha Strike - RAF Cranwell

Bolt Action - Holland 1944 - Warlord Games

Burn the Burh -Lion Rampant - Derby Wargames Associates

Cats at Play - Redcar Ironbeards

Chaos in Casablanca - Sally 4th Gamers

Congo - Warmonger Miniatures

Crusaders - Fire and Fury

Choisin Resovoir, Korea 1950 - Pennine Megagames

Dalek's Invasion Earth - South London Warlords

Darklands - Mierce Miniatures

Dinosaur Attack! - Leeds Night Owls

Dropfleet Commander - Hawk Wargames

Eat Hitler! - Dragoons Den

El Dorado - the search for the golden pyramid - Peterborough Wargames Club

Formula Minion - Royal Air Force Wargaming Association

Has Anyone Seen Stanley? - A Very British Civil Forum

Heinkels over Hastings, Check Your 6 - Leeds Wargames Club

In Her Majesty's Name! - Chesterfield Open Gaming Society

Kings of War - Chesterfield Open Gaming Society

Lord of the Rings - Battle of The Pelennor Fields! - Reveille

Mad Max - Fury Road - Mad Max and the Humungus

Maneovre Group - Sci-Fi - KB Club

Mexican Revolution - Shellhole Scenics

Mike Salwey's Painting Clinic - 6mm and 12mm

Natural Beorn Killers - Dragon Rampant - Black Pyramid Games

Oldhammer Grail Quest - The Bunker

Open Combat - Second Thunder

Operation Claymore - Doncaster Gamers

Oudenarde - What if the French been more active... - Forest Outlaws Wargamers

Over the Hills - Forager I - Stand to Games

Panzerfäuste - Hysterical Games

Raid on Halflington - North Star

Pirate - Trade Game - Pennine Megagames

Robin Hood - Forest Outlaws Wargamers

Roman Invasion of Britain - Forest Outlaws Wargamers

Romano British V Saxon - Forest Outlaws Wargamers

Rorkes Drift 1879 - Like a Stone Wall Wargames Group

SAGA - Gripping Beast

Sails of Glory - Wings of Glory Aerodrome Forum

Sands of the Sudan - Guisborough 'Occasional' Gamers

Sharps Practice - Sons of Simon De Montfort

Strike on Kar'A Nine - Beyond the Gates of Antares - Warlord Games

Swords and Sandels - Sons of Simon De Montfort

Team Yankee - Reluctant Conscripts

The Chicago Way - Great Escape Games

The Chicago Way - Yorkshire Renegades

The Italian Job 1509 - Harrogate Wargames Club

The Somme 1916 – to the Green Fields Beyond - Scarab Miniatures

The Walking Dead - Yorkshire Renegades

The War of Bones - Doncaster Wargames Society

Thermopylae - Defending the Hot Gates - Phoenix Gaming Club

Up the Creek Without a Paddle (Boat)! - Dave and Malc Victorian Steel

Veni, Vidi, Mortem - Kings of War Historical - Forest Outlaws Wargamers

War of the Worlds - Leicester Phat Cats

Wings of Glory WWI Airwar - Wings of Glory Aerodrome Forum

Wings of Glory WWII - Wings of Glory Aerodrome Forum

Witch Racing - Grantham Strategy Club

World War II – 1947 - KB Club

Wot, No Parachute! - League of Gentleman Anti-Alchemists

Zombie Bash - Lincoln Miniature Warfare Society

Participation Games Awards

Trophies were presented for the following categories

1) Best Visually Appealing Game - Up the Creek Without a Paddle (Boat)! - Dave and Malc Victorian Steel

2) Best Constructed Participation Game - Wot, No Parachute! - League of Gentleman Anti-Alchemists

3) Overall Best Game Dalek's Invasion Earth - South London Warlords

The Winners of each category received a trophy unique to Hammerhead 2017 to keep.

In addition the Best Overall Game winners South London Warlords have their name added to the Hammerhead Shield.

The Prize Draw 2018

For each game in which you participate, you will be given a Game Slip. Write your name on the games slip and take this to the Prize Draw Box, located on the Information Desk in either the Gamers Lounge or the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall - the two boxes will be mixed together and winners drawn. Make sure you have entered all your Game slips for the Prize Draw by 3:00pm ready for the prizes to be drawn at 3:15pm. The winning numbers will be displayed in both venues on the Information desk. Please take part in as many games as you desire, however, a maximum of 5 game slips per visitor can be entered into the Prize Draw.

Make sure you have entered your Game slips, maximum of 5, for the Prize Draw by 3:00pm ready for the prizes to be drawn at 3:15pm.

Lucky winners will receive our unique Letters of Marque (LOM), each with a monetary value, First Prize £75Second Prize £50and Third Prize £25, only exchangeable with a trader at Hammerhead 2018 on the day. This is an extra purchase for yourself and an extra sale for our traders. The ticket holder or their named representative must be present for the draw at 3:15pm in order for them to claim their prize. If the owner of the drawn ticket is not present, another ticket will be drawn.

Please note. We cannot be held responsible if a games does not attend.

For more information contact Sally at

Updated 24.04.17

2013 Hammerhead Open Gaming Show