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# 38941 6-Aug-2009 13:22
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When at a hardcore sweat filled lan do you play music?

if so what do you play?


at most of my lans its headphones on and yelling at each other.

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  # 243470 6-Aug-2009 13:53
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SAme...headphones and lots of bad language :)

I tend to have music playing on my system ..depends on the game tho :)

Going to a LAN this weekend.... need some practise of COD4...




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  # 243474 6-Aug-2009 14:05
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xpd:

Going to a LAN this weekend.... need some practise of COD4...



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  # 243475 6-Aug-2009 14:06
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i think if its a small player game like cod 4 or CS the you need to hear the sounds of foot steps. but if it is a big ggame like DOTA or BF2 then some drum and bass is good.


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  # 243478 6-Aug-2009 14:13
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Your description of a LAN party just put me off my lunch! :-) Had visions of sweaty geeks hunched over in the chairs hehehe

Interesting how these things have evolved ... I used to go to computer parties back in ye olde Commodore 64 days in Holland, was more a place to show of electronics and coding voodoo (oh and swap games) than actually play the games.



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  # 243482 6-Aug-2009 14:24
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it was early days for gamers back then, unfortunatly you cant play paperboy multiplayer.

i love a good solid allnighter where by the end of it you feel motion sick and drained after the midnight pizza run.


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  # 243500 6-Aug-2009 15:06
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LOL.... my first "LAN" type game was Knights Of the Sky on the Amiga over a serial cable :) Go the 2 player action....

Then found Doom on a friends PC...




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  # 243565 6-Aug-2009 16:48
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My first was Stunt Car Racer on Amiga .. again serial linking them .. good fun! :-)

 
 
 
 


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  # 243593 6-Aug-2009 17:46
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Yeah that was fun too...who needed music ;)




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  # 243599 6-Aug-2009 18:00
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I guess this ahas turned in to
"what was your first lan game?"

Mine was probably when every one came over and we had turns at Lode runer on the commador 64
or ghostbusters or rambo: First blood

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  # 243701 6-Aug-2009 22:05
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jamesvini: I guess this ahas turned in to
"what was your first lan game?"

Mine was probably when every one came over and we had turns at Lode runer on the commador 64
or ghostbusters or rambo: First blood


Bah multiplayer on the same system isn't exactly LANning is it? ;)

First was Doom (serial or modem at first then coax IPX network IIRC). Then Duke 3D, Shadow Warrior, and Descent...

Good times, nothing like troubleshooting a coax network on Win 3.11 machines...  Actually it was horrible.  Don't miss that bit at all :)





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  # 243794 7-Aug-2009 08:31
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well all i know is that having too much fanta and trying to blow away your friends on mechwarrior 2 was really hard. but fun

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  # 243968 7-Aug-2009 15:48
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commadore 64
or ghostbusters


Hot dang I cut my teeth on the C64... and held on to it for dear life until consoles took over.

Still got it in a box somewhere, planning on tidying it up and seeing if it's still operational.




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  # 243973 7-Aug-2009 15:58
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stick the tape in and let it load for an hour.

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  # 244776 10-Aug-2009 15:40
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jamesvini: stick the tape in and let it load for an hour.


An hour ?!  You must have had one of those turbo loaders! ;-)

I loved the way the Commodore floppy drive was almost slower than the tape drive! hehehe

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  # 244781 10-Aug-2009 15:45
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Depending on the game being played, something such as: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vi_sitter_i_Ventrilo_och_spelar_DotA

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