All spaces booked!

Good news everyone! It appears as though we’re fully booked! All that’s left now is to await our imminent Doom. Ah-yes.

With only one week and an extremely modest amount of days to go until NoxLAN v3.0.0, it’s time to make certain you get everything installed and ready to play! Check the information section on the website, and observe the countdown in all its glory.

Check your email for a fun bonus! If you’re not signed up, er, sign up!

Participants:

Spaces left Not paid Paid
0 / 20 5 15
Mocklate Donkey (Guest)
Petromir
Rebirth
Rebirth (Guest)
Tom
Nox (Admin)
Abyss_Walker
AlexFili
Chris173972
DaveyB
Daz156
Domxx9
Foyz
IakosV
jibbernuts
Kovski
M1ke
Mocklate Donkey
Needles
Tigrid

1 space left!

Wow, only one space left for NoxLAN v3.0.0! I didn’t even get the chance to do a place countdown!

If you’ve not yet paid to secure your place, get paying!

Regarding equipment that people can bring please discuss in Discord to co-ordinate with others about:

  • Xbox 360 + Halo 3
  • TVs
  • Other consoles (e.g. Nintendo Switch)

Remember to switch off auto updates and activate offline mode by Wednesday 22nd August 00:00 for:

  • Windows
  • Steam
  • Origin
  • Battle.NET
  • Uplay
  • Other gaming clients

Meal plans TBC!

Participants:

Spaces left Not paid Paid
1 / 20 5 14
Mocklate Donkey (Guest)
Petromir
Rebirth
Rebirth (Guest)
Tom
Nox (Admin)
AlexFili
Chris173972
DaveyB
Daz156
Domxx9
Foyz
IakosV
jibbernuts
Kovski
M1ke
Mocklate Donkey
Needles
Tigrid

NoxLAN v3.0.0 – 4 spaces remain!

Only four spaces remain for NoxLAN v3.0.0, if you haven’t booked yet, get booking! If you’ve not yet paid, get paying! If you’ve not looked at the various information such as checklists, timetable and games, get looking!

A dancing number four to illustrate my post writing creativity.

Attendees

Spaces Not paid Paid
4 / 20 6 10
AlexFili
Mocklate Donkey (Guest)
Petromir
Rebirth
Rebirth (Guest)
Tom
Nox (Admin)
daz156
DaveyB
Domxx9
Foyz
IakosV
M1ke
Mocklate Donkey
Needles
Tigrid

NoxLAN v3.0.0 Games list

The votes are in, we now have a list of small games and BIG games to get pre-installed before the LAN starts!

  • Small games are ones that people are interested in playing but generally support fewer than 16 players. As such there will likely be played ad-hoc.
  • BIG games on the other hand will be timetabled and support more than 16 players so everyone can join for multiplayer mayhem!

Check out the links below and get those games and tools downloaded!

Cut off date for updates and Steam / Origin / Battle.NET / Uplay offline mode is Wednesday 22nd August!

NoxLAN v3.0.0

Just to let you know that the best casual LAN run by Matt (Nox) is just around the corner, so clear your calendars, dust off that Xbox 360 and get your best FPS Doug impression ready, because, as previously mentioned NoxLAN v3.0.0 approaches!

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START Friday 24th August 17:00
END Sunday 26th August 17:00

Book now!

NoxLAN 2.0 – After Action Report

Thanks everyone for a great NoxLAN 2.0, it was great to see you all there! I’m not massively sure what to put in this, so I’ll start from the beginning!

I arrived at the venue at around 14:30, with a Sam in tow, and we got to work sweeping the floors, arranging tables and chairs, and wiring all the power and network cables. Sam did a great job in taping the cables to make sure they weren’t a trip hazard. Woo Sam! Look at this lovely picture, it’s amazing.

We mostly followed the timetabled games, with the glaring omission of OpenTTD. Dom and Tom showed their prowess at being able to point and click in CS Source, Alex destroyed everyone in the TrackMania Nations competition, and Matt was nuked several times by several people (as is unfortunate custom).

The main games we played were Counter-Strike Source, Left 4 Dead 2, TrackMania Nations, OpenRA and Renegade X, with some fun side games such as various flavours of Dawn of War, Zandronum, Age of Empires II HD, C&C Generals Zero Hour and Risk of Rain. Also played were some fun party games like Overcooked, Hidden in Plain sight and the various JackBox games like FibbageXL, Quiplash and Trivia Murder Party.

As mentioned Alex won the TrackMania Nations competition, of which there is a video! Enjoy!

I hope you enjoyed the video full of larks, japes and tomfoolery, but you’re probably here to read all about the winners!

Ahem…

Game Prize Weiner(s)
OpenTTD
(Most successful company)
????? Unclaimed!
OpenRA
(Most nukes launched)
Serious Sam 3 BFE Peter “Petromir” Brooks
TrackMania Nations
(Top track time)
1st: Blaze Rush
2nd: Power-Up
3rd: Super Motherload
1st: Alex “Mocklate Donkey” Frazer
2nd: Tom “Tom  Brooks” Brooks
3rd: Sam “Tigrid” Metcalfe
Unreal Tournament
(Most flag carrier kills)
Outlast Dom “Domxx9” Unsworth
Left 4 Dead 2
(Meleeing the tank)
The Showdown Effect Several people made an attempt at this, but I think Tom “Tom  Brooks” Brooks came the closest.

Message me in Discord for your goodies 🙂

Thanks again to everyone who came and I hope to see you all again next time!

Click to view the album!(These are the ones who stayed to help pack away, and got free stuff for their trouble!)

Kind regards,
Matt (NoxLAN Admin)

A week to go until NoxLAN 2.0!

There’s just over a week to go until NoxLAN 2.0 opens its doors! It’s time to…

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Make sure that you have the games mentioned on the timetable installed, and any other games on the PC Games list that you want to play. There is also a shared spreadsheet you can update with other games you might wish to play with others, to get them bought/downloaded/installed before the LAN starts.

Although I’ve posted it before here’s the checklist of information to keep in mind.

Update on venue and sign ups

There are a few promising options for alternative venues for if the Heaton Norris Scout Hut is unavailable. I will post when this is discussed with those who have signed up and I have confirmed with the venue.

I have also had a few prohibitively expensive offers from some other venues, which are juuuust slightly out of the budget range… so unless someone has a spare £1500 burning a hole in their pocket I probably won’t be considering them! Granted, this was for a major hotel conferencing suite with all the modcons.

We also have 3 spaces left out of the initial 20 slots! So get registering your interest if you want to be in with a chance to get into this LAN.