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Starting to believe Lan Parties are a thing of the past.

Poll Results: Are Lan Parites a thing of the past?

 
  • 57% (109)
    Yes
  • 42% (79)
    No
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post #1 of 73
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I love lan parties! They are so much fun yet I haven't been to a good one in a few years. All the PC Lan centers including the one I worked at have died off and there are no more in the area.

I would love to organize an event but I just don't see it happening. There was a Lan party Saturday at Colorado State University that was widely publicized to all students and a whole 5 people showed up.

What do you think?
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post #2 of 73
No.
post #3 of 73
If more people around here had gaming PCs I would have a LAN party every week lol.

Sadly they do not, so I don't frown.gif
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Randallrocks;13347102 
No.

Why?
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post #5 of 73
yes
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post #6 of 73
I had a LAN party place, almost like a Chuck-E-Cheese for PC gamers right up the street from my house. So many people used to go there and play CSS and games like that. When MW2 came out the place closed up. IDK why, guess people went to console. LAN has been dropped from many new titles as well, so blame the devs.
 
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post #7 of 73
Its not to bad around here were I live, theres about 4 decent size LAN's a year.
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post #8 of 73
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tk7331;13347129 
If more people around here had gaming PCs I would have a LAN party every week lol.

Sadly they do not, so I don't frown.gif

Where is around here? biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 73
While I don't think lan parties will ever die, I will acknowledge that smooth internet multi-player and reliable voice comms has made normal online play with friends a lot more enjoyable and therefore lan parties less of a necessity for gamers with friends.

I miss lan parties frown.gif

Nothing like 8 CRT's and full towers sharing a power strip in the basement to make the days fly by.
post #10 of 73
A lot of people just buy consoles and "system link" >.> Like LAN parties without the PC sad-smiley-002.gif
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