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

 
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post #51 of 73
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Originally Posted by TwistedDivision View Post
I've always wanted to go to a LAN party, but sadly I have no idea where one would be Nevada.
dude.... Vegas is lan party central. I would bet there's one going on every week there if you knew where to look!
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Don't know, never been tempted to go to one.
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post #53 of 73
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dude.... Vegas is lan party central. I would bet there's one going on every week there if you knew where to look!
Yeah but I live 8 hours away from Vegas and I can't drive
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I've yet to find a better way to game than at a LAN on an underpowered rig. Sure the graphics are mediocre at best but LANs are more about the social aspect, and yelling over vent just isn't the same.
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post #55 of 73
I don't like Lans, too many newbs looking at your rig.

I like to play alone so I don't have to deal with the constant noise of a billion people.

But no, I do not think that it's a thing of the past. Every easter there's a lan party in Norway called "The Gathering", and from what I've heard, the number of participants are increasing every year.


http://www.gathering.org/tg11/en/
Edited by Stefy - 5/15/11 at 2:23am
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post #56 of 73
The Insomnia series, in the UK, I the UKs largest LAN. Happens 3 times a year, hundreds and hundreds of people turn up (easily >1000) have well known teams, mixes, tourneys, scrims over 3/4 days.

I've been to i41 and 2, intend to goto 3, and many more. Although it's 100/200 miles away (depending), it always worth the trip.
    
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post #57 of 73
I'd enjoy a good LAN party, even at my decrepit old age. Been a very long time since I been to one, and those I went to were few and far between unfortunately.
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post #58 of 73
I have lans with my friends quite often. I'm actually about to leave for one tonight.

As far as big lans go, there's about 3 that happen each year within 2 hours of me. I've only been able to go to one of them though.
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post #59 of 73
Where I am from Lan parties are no more. I live in Elbridge NY about 25 mins from Syracuse which is a huge city & I still cant find anything. I have searched for Lan parties even a couple f hours in each direction & nothing.

In my opinion where I am from its dead. I do remember back in the day when I was a bit younger I can tell you what there was a Lan part on every corner. Its a shame it died where I am from it was a blast
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Around Wichita, we only have one real LAN party. It's called "Lan Lordz", and it's a great deal of fun. Takes place on the WTI campus on the second saturday of the month, it's free, and people come to BS about PC stuff, play some games, and generally have a good time. Last saturday, my buddies and I got a huge game of Section 8: Prejudice going, pretty awesome.

Also, eight of my friends have built SFF (similar to my LAN Warrior Mk. II) PCs in order to cart around to each other's houses. A group of ten people (6 guys, 4 poor, objectified women) gaming could be considered a party, eh?
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