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

 
  • 57% (109)
    Yes
  • 42% (79)
    No
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post #11 of 73
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic;13347070 
widely publicized to all students and a whole 5 people showed up

what a shame frown.gif

Its also getting hard for me to find people for our LAN parties.
Most people dont bother to upgrade their rigs anymore.
Everyone here still uses Geforce 6 cards.
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post #12 of 73
ESEA s8 lan was this weekend lol
post #13 of 73
I'm the only one of my friends who has an up-to-date gaming rig, and most of them play on consoles anyway. Had a few awesome LAN parties back in high school, but haven't been to one in a long time.

Many modern games haven't even had a LAN option though, so i'm not particularly surprised at the downturn of LAN popularity.

EDIT: One day i want to go on a road trip to one of these huge LAN parties in an aircraft hanger or something. Maybe after BF3 gets released.
    
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post #14 of 73
Internet gaming has basically killed all lan parties here in chicago.
One place left I know of on milwaukee and western but I think they seem to cater to BD parties and the likes of that.
Waiting to see if my WC settalment is big enough and maybe open a small place in a storefront, Internet cafe/Lan parties? Coffee, Pastries, energy drinks and some good old lan games. I miss setting up all 5 computers in my house for a good old holiday UT tourney, used to do it every holiday at my house.
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post #15 of 73
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Originally Posted by snoball View Post
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.
VIrtual RUSH ohhhh yea.! USE to hack ppls login because it was always there name and like password as the password. Got alot of free hours at that place that way
post #16 of 73
I'd love to lan it up, but unfortunately I'm the only one out of my group of friends who actually play games on the pc

Finding a group to lan party with is just as hard as finding a group of virgins up here at UNCC
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post #17 of 73
Gas is $4 a gallon... I'm not driving to meet up with a bunch of GUYS to play video games, I can do that at home and then take one of my honeys out later... duh
post #18 of 73
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Originally Posted by Morizuno View Post
ESEA s8 lan was this weekend lol
What is that?
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post #19 of 73
LAN Parties have become more of a social thing for me and friends that still go. We hang out and BS, eat, and play games, makes a great weekend. You can't do that over the internet.
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post #20 of 73
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