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Azza

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Midlans Xmas Lan
« on: November 29, 2005, 01:35:02 AM »
MidLans Athlone Xmas Lan 50 Places
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Hi everyone!
Here are the details for the next MidLan's event.
Its a one day event from 10:00AM to 12:00PM on Saturday the 17th of December in our regular venue of the Creggan Court Hotel. Entry cost is ?15.

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DETAILS:

http://www.midlans.net <--- BOOKINGS LIST and RESERVATIONS PLEASE CLICK HERE

Overall duration: 14 Hours
Starting: 10am Saturday 17.12.05
Ending: 12pm Saturday 17.12.05

Places available: 50
Entry fee: ?15

Competitions and Prizes:
Call of Duty 2 Tournament
Unreal Tournament 2004 Tournament
Counter Strike 1.6 5x5 Tournament
Pro Evolution Soccer 5 Tournament

Location of Venue:

Creggan Court Hotel,
N6 Centre,
Athlone,
co. Westmeath.

Directions:
1.5km from town centre on Dublin Road (N6), Right beside large roundabout, Woodies, McDonalds Domino's and Sub-Way.

Games played:
We will be providing most patches and Mods at the event, however it is recommended to have games up to date before coming in, because it saves a lot of time.

Battlefield 2 - Special Forces
Call of Duty - United Offensive and Mods
Counter Strike - Source/1.6
Unreal Tournament 2004
Need for Speed Most Wanted
Quake 4
Warhammer - Dawn of War
Command and Conquer Generals - Zero Hour
Day of Defeat - Source

and many more... any suggestions are welcome on the day of the event!

Requirements
A signed waiver(these will be giving out at the entrance on the day of the event or download it HERE)
Transport to LAN venue
Your PC or Laptop
cabling
4-way gang adapter (quad socket)
Please do a virus scan before or at the start of the event and when using Windows XP and we strongly recommend you have service pack 2 installed.
Cat5 cable or higher (we can provide network cables if required)
Money for food and drink

Azza

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Midlans Xmas Lan
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2005, 01:36:31 AM »
After the success of our last lan we got right down to planning the next series of Midlans events. Incorporating what we have learned from our previous lans we aim to rectify past mishaps and provide the best possible experience to all our attendees.

A lan the size of our previous event is impratical after such a short peroid of time but we are simply too impatient to wait 3 months or so to host our next event. In between larger events we intend to host smaller 1 day events monthly.

At our next lan next lan we aim to provide smoother competitions taking into consideration the advice of gaming communities from our previous lan.

This lan will feature

Full Gigabit Lan
Intranet-Site
Competition Games will have all files on a file server together.

Competitions

Call of Duty 2 (Midlans Rules)
Group Deathmatch. Players randomly join 1 of several competition servers.
Top 4 from each server proceed into 2 Semi final rounds and the top 4 from those servers go through to a final round.

Unreal Tournament 2004 (Clanbase rules)
1v1 Deathmatch. 15 minute rounds. Weapon Stay off/no double damage. Random draw from a hat to determine who plays who.Players host the game and report the result to Midlans admins.

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 (Midlans Rules)
One dedicated PC will be set up at the start of event with 2 Logitech
joypads (identical to PS2 joypads). Players will play on this pc. 1v1 knockout stages.1st round random draw from hat.

Sponsors
A mix of a sponsors. Some of our regulars and we are pleased to annouce the inclusion of two more sponsors.

Big hand to information-providers.ie and Domino's Pizza.
Plus as usually a few nice prizes to be won.

Due to time restraints no BF2 competition this time around but should be plenty of BF2 and SF played at the lan.

 

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