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# 37053 6-Jul-2009 22:12
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Hey guys,

Friend of mine hosted a LAN party last weekend, we played mostly TO & Civ4. We're keen on having LAN parties every month, so just wondering what kind of games Geekzone users usually play at LAN parties.

Our gaming rigs aren't that new, most of them are 3~4 years old, so new games won't work very well. Plus newer games tend to frustrate us when they don't work due to piracy protection BS.

So far, we've come up with the following:

Civ 4
Age of Empires 2

Battlefield 1942/Unreal/Quake 3 (we're not sure about this because some games limit you to 2 users per CD key on a LAN)

Any suggestions?

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  # 231834 6-Jul-2009 22:58
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Ive always found Battlefield 2 to be a good lan game.

On a side note, if you each purchased a copy of the game you wish to play you would not have any problems with the anti piracy protections on a lan or playing online.

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  # 231843 7-Jul-2009 00:46
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At our LANs, we find the main games are Battlefield 1942, Battlefield Vietnam (great for early hours of the morning, with the player ratios turned right up, for some pure "'mo 'em down" fun :)), and Quake 3. UT gets a good blasting, and so does Rainbow 6 Vegas 2.

There are some games out there like Enemy Territory: Quakewars that don't need a CD key to run, only needing the key for online play.



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  # 231873 7-Jul-2009 08:25
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Starcraft, Rise of Nations, Counterstrike, Grid, R6V2, CoD2/4.....

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  # 231876 7-Jul-2009 08:29
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DoTA (a custom map for Warcraft III). Every Thursday night, from 6pm to midnight.

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  # 232096 7-Jul-2009 15:57
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I assume TO is tactical Ops? Coz thats a great game....

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  # 232208 7-Jul-2009 21:40
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Prime: I assume TO is tactical Ops? Coz thats a great game....

Yeah, it's Tactical Ops :)

Thanks for your recommendations guys.

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  # 241414 2-Aug-2009 13:05
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there is a good steam mod called Insurgency that is really good for an fps.
Diablo 2 LOD
Doom 1
Fear is great for hand to hand.
americas army
halo 1
there are many more. so many hours lost.

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