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Well since OCN changed management AMD had no other place to go.

Eh, I'm pretty sure there's plenty of venues they could've chosen instead of an internet cafe.

Unless you mean they had no other place to go when it comes to choosing someone for organizing the event. In which case I actually know a group of guys that organized several actual LANs in the past (lan of the dead and no man's LAN in windsor).

They also organized the more recent event in Toronto the Enthusiast Gaming Live event.

Heck there's also LAN War up in Oshawa.

I think if AMD took the time to actually do a bit of research into the local LAN scene they might find several organizers who could put together an actual LAN with a budget. I know the current organizer has been getting a bunch of random memory stuff from AMD to give away at his tournaments, guess they figured they'd have him do it.

Oh well, here's hoping this event goes smoothly so AMD continues to do things. (or they find someone to organize an actual LAN)
Edited by PerplexD - 5/19/15 at 2:58am
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Eh, I'm pretty sure there's plenty of venues they could've chosen instead of an internet cafe.

Unless you mean they had no other place to go when it comes to choosing someone for organizing the event. In which case I actually know a group of guys that organized several actual LANs in the past (lan of the dead and no man's LAN in windsor).

They also organized the more recent event in Toronto the Enthusiast Gaming Live event.

Heck there's also LAN War up in Oshawa.

I think if AMD took the time to actually do a bit of research into the local LAN scene they might find several organizers who could put together an actual LAN with a budget. I know the current organizer has been getting a bunch of random memory stuff from AMD to give away at his tournaments, guess they figured they'd have him do it.

Oh well, here's hoping this event goes smoothly so AMD continues to do things. (or they find someone to organize an actual LAN)

Exactly. Though an actually LAN would be better. It would be nice to have an enthusiast grade LAN after all AMD doesn't want to be known as the low budget option. But yet there going to a place with low end Nvidia cards. The irony lol.
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Sorry to hear for Admin. From me being here for the last couple years Ive seen a lot of growth in this community and its been spectacular as far as the knowledge base and everybody with the whole admin team. Thank you for creating this site and I really appreciate everything you've done. On top of that I would like to congratulate Chipp on being the next step and I am very excited to see the future and what comes forth next. A great applaud for the future!
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Exactly. Though an actually LAN would be better. It would be nice to have an enthusiast grade LAN after all AMD doesn't want to be known as the low budget option. But yet there going to a place with low end Nvidia cards. The irony lol.

After seeing what Nvdia did with Game24 i was hopping AMD will do something bigger then previews year.
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Good luck admin, wish you all the best thumb.gif

This has always been my go to place, and still will be for sure wink.gif

I would be lost if it weren't for this community typer.gif
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Admin, thank you so much for all the hard work you've put in to OCN to make it what it is today. I also would like to thank Chipp for taking the reigns as I know he'll be awesome.

This site means a lot to me, even though I haven't gotten on as much. I will always find my way back here now and then.

Thanks again.
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We just didn't have that conversation with AMD this year, regardless of the negotiations which were ongoing at the time. I'm not sure whether that was due to them seeking another direction, admin being occupied / too busy, or whatever other reason(s) may have come into play - but the acquisition itself wouldn't have been reason for us to call off LAN plans. Wikia's approach has been to pick up with what we are currently doing and continue to run with it. I think we all agree we'd love to collaborate with AMD again in the future.

Word to the wise..Make sure it's not AMD + MSI next time wink.gif
 
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Many, many thanks to Admin, all the staff, and of course fellow members here at OCN. When I discovered OCN a few years ago I was in awe that such a great place existed.
OCN has been my number 1 go to ever since.
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Best of luck to you Admin and congratulations Chipp. thumb.gif
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