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On DoDFrance, news written by the head-admin, Grenouille, triggered a reaction from the admins of the GamOnLive LAN. Indeed, the community was wondering if the event would actually take place or not, and they exposed their doubts. All quiet on the western front? Not really.

Grenouille had a talk with Tony who finally helped him to meet the organization. They directly talked about the biggest issue so far: communication. Even though the admins admitted that this wasn’t perfect, they said that they decided not to announce anything before they were sure of it. Anyway, Tony concedes that in spite of some experience in LAN organization, it is the first time that they try to make such a huge event happen, and therefore they still have a lot of things to improve. They’re working a lot on the administrative side and thus didn’t validate all the rest yet. But here is the relevant info for the players.



First of all, the food and drinks, the players’ core-business! GamOnLive wants to keep a low price for food in order to prevent a too expensive week-end for the players. They will propose a classic menu with sandwiches, hot-dogs or toasted ham and cheese sandwiches. Drinks will of course be available for around 1€. Moreover, the staff is still working on other possibilities, like French fries (but this may not be easy regarding the fire security), pizzas delivered by a partner of the event, and, less probable though, a beer tap for those who would like to enjoy a beer (or whatever they consider as such in France)…

About the organization, now. It is finally possible to understand which task will be handed by whom. Lan Evasion is an association that often works with OCI. Those to entities will be in charge of the network and will collaborate with Redline, who will host the servers. Redline is planning to have several back-up servers or hardware in order to fix problems that might occur. The hall will be equipped with SDSL, and the players should be able to play with an open Steam port and make the appropriate last minute updates if needed. Anyway, the staff will be prepared for the worst case scenario and will have a SteamLan version ready to use.

For further details, Mumble servers should be available for the players, so that we won’t have to host our own Murmur. Good news: it will be possible to rent some hardware, mostly screens, and foreigners will have the priority. They also plan SourceTV servers and a webtv. Finally, they set up a team which will be in charge of the media cover of the event, with pictures and videos about the whole event. A special website will be created so that everything will be available to everyone, and so that they can post their own photographs from the LAN.

Unfortunately, the slots are still desperately empty, so it’s really time for the community to move its fat geeky ass and fill the spots in order to get an amazing tournament!

You will find more information for the non-French speakers here : here


Gamera Name: Maxime "Gamera" Willem
Age: 26
Location: Belgium
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1 aKaaa is offline United Kingdom aKaaa zeroPoint! Gaming  2012-01-28 18:34:58 CET

there u go gamera, sorry for delay :D

2 -Ekvall- is offline Sweden -Ekvall- 2012-01-28 18:36:44 CET

:DDDDD YEYEYE

3 Bouhh is offline France Bouhh 2012-01-28 19:39:04 CET

Admins confirmed that you can't rent computers

4 richzR is offline Wales richzR 2012-01-28 19:48:18 CET

sad times #3, hope for us to lan in eu is getting slimmer :(

5 mj is offline Sweden mj 2012-01-29 12:10:27 CET

cu there!!!!!!!

6 tepay is offline Finland tepay 2012-01-29 19:18:19 CET

how much does it cost to get 24 beers on my gaming table there?

7 slusken is offline Sweden slusken 2012-01-30 00:50:03 CET

they are just drinking this wine thingy in that country )))))))))))))))

8 mutley is offline Denmark mutley 2012-01-30 11:12:13 CET

Lets all play da gam XDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD herp..

french idiots lul ))

9 mehailz is offline Sweden mehailz 2012-01-30 12:33:20 CET

As long as the beer is not made in france, it should be a quite decent menu;)

10 Bouhh is offline France Bouhh 2012-01-30 15:03:22 CET

ONliners not allowed on this topic thanks ;D

11 tepay is offline Finland tepay 2012-01-30 21:18:12 CET

yeah shut up onliners

12 rollover is offline Spain rollover 2012-01-30 21:18:50 CET

And topic dies.

13 Steuner is offline Luxembourg Steuner 2012-01-31 01:36:33 CET

Gamera, bring a bak of jupiler with you and charge 1€ for a bottle... goldmine!

#6 13€ plus shipping costs and additional tip for the time wasted.

14 Gamera is offline Belgium Gamera 2012-01-31 10:02:07 CET

#13 I won't go to the LAN, plus how could I find that now that I'm living in France ? :D

15 mehailz is offline Sweden mehailz 2012-01-31 10:26:07 CET

#10 I've attended my fair share of lans. Been a while since the last though, too bad i can't make this one:/

Anyways, goodluck to thoose who goes;)

16 Bouhh is offline France Bouhh 2012-01-31 11:58:24 CET

#15 It was humor ;) OR for tepa :D

17 tepay is offline Finland tepay 2012-01-31 13:29:55 CET

i laf =D been at least on 10 different lans, won a shit dods comp on lan so gtfo

18 mutley is offline Denmark mutley 2012-01-31 13:34:59 CET

IX. And, where can I sleep ?
First choice, you can sleep like everybody do in regular lan parties, that is to say under your table.
Just bring your sleeping bag..


XDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD

19 Bouhh is offline France Bouhh 2012-01-31 15:42:11 CET

#17 I know =D congratz

20 Lindo is offline United Kingdom Lindo 2012-01-31 18:52:14 CET

what is LAN?

21 sv_pure is offline France sv_pure 2012-01-31 21:50:09 CET

#17 zg come to the lan ?

22 M_sTyLe is offline France M_sTyLe 2012-02-01 10:40:46 CET

Go eu :D

23 M_sTyLe is offline France M_sTyLe 2012-02-09 18:41:26 CET

ACTUALLY THEY WILL RENT COMPUTERS THERE !! :)

http://www.gamonlive.com/news/288

24 richzR is offline Wales richzR 2012-02-09 20:46:45 CET

2/3 weeks before the even they decide this, cba.

25 M4st3r is offline France M4st3r 2012-02-09 22:28:13 CET

40 / 60 € to rent for the weekend haha this joke...

26 rippeR- is offline Germany rippeR- 2012-02-10 01:05:08 CET

is there any list of participating dods clans ? :0

27 mutley is offline Denmark mutley 2012-02-10 09:46:22 CET

#26 u can see the list in the ekvall joins zP! news..


c wat i did there???+++++

28 ArThaS is offline Spain ArThaS 2012-02-10 21:45:29 CET

40€ to rent a shitty 150€ PC, n1..........

29 richzR is offline Wales richzR 2012-02-10 23:03:58 CET

It seems to be so poorly organised. Everything left to last minute.

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