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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 #21 of 73
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Originally Posted by goobergump View Post
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
[...]
ah, I must be insanely lucky then
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post #22 of 73
Up until I stopped playing WoW, my buddy and I would have "WoW offs".. idk if that counts though
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post #23 of 73
It's been awhile for one of my own, but I certainly still have em from time to time, and where I used to work, had them twice a year (20+ people on gigabit lan's with ooodles of epicness). Plus I always got my ass handed to me, but that never stopped me. It was the joining I liked more, the fact we all got to have a blast.

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post #24 of 73
No one can afford PC's anymore around here with the recession. Everyone went to consoles as well.

I host parties once in a while as I have a spare computer to offer.

The biggest issue is having copies of the game to use.
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post #25 of 73
Internet made them less of a necessity, and while I could still see them being fun I don't have a 28k modem anymore.
    
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post #26 of 73
The last LAN party I went to was around 7 or 8 years ago.
 
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post #27 of 73
LAN Parities?

Birthing children over LAN?

What's that you say?
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post #28 of 73
If one of my friends asked me to carry my 800d down three flights of stairs, load it in my car, drive over his house, set everything up, and play vidya games I wouldn't be his friend anymore.
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post #29 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by dave12 View Post
If one of my friends asked me to carry my 800d down three flights of stairs, load it in my car, drive over his house, set everything up, and play vidya games I wouldn't be his friend anymore.
get a smaller case
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post #30 of 73
yes
ive never been to one. also my real rig weighs a TON (2 vid cards + WC dual rad + CM690II = HEAVY)
my K8 rig is small and light, but it cant run some games well. i need moar OC for CPU.
and i dont have any friends that are PC gamers. i know some that play minecraft but thats it.


life is lonley (for gaming) when ur the only PC gamer in your grade.
high school ftl.

are there even any LAN parties in the CT area?
    
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