[BLUG] Linux LanParty/Linux Fest
sorbetninja at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 13:26:36 EST 2009
I'm in. The 18th (or earlier) would work best for me. I have both a
laptop and a desktop I could bring,
What games do you have in mind? I can suggest a few:
Nexuiz (think Unreal Tournament, but faster)
Frozen Bubble (network play)
Various games that work under WINE (Unreal, StarCraft...)
Mark Krenz wrote:
> Well, with IU's LinuxFest now in the past and the oppurtunity for
> others to pick up the slack, I thought it would be a good time to try
> something new. Suso would like to host a Linux LAN Party some Saturday
> in April that would go from like noon til 2am or something. Activities
> could include games, sharing information, tutorials, hanging out, etc.
> I also wanted to make this a Blender Users Group thing too.
> What I wanted to ask everyone is how much interest would there be in
> this? Would you bring a computer to the event? Marina and I agreed
> that Suso would be able to sponsor space and buy refreshments. Our new
> office suite is big enough to maybe have space for 10-12 people to sit
> comfortably with their computers in the front area with some room for
> people to wark around. We also have the ability to reserve things like
> the Fountain Square ballroom, but Saturdays are not as easy to get. But
> other space in FSM is available too.
> Also, what Saturday would work, I think April 11th or 18th would be
> good. The 18th seems to be most ideal because there aren't any
> significant events I could find for that weekend. The 25th-26th is the
> IU LAN war 16 and Little 5 so it would be nice to have it before or
> after that so it wouldn't interfere.
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