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Dreamhack 2001

michael posted more than 12 years ago | from the we-suggest-not-running-wuftpd dept.

Games 296

flagg writes: "One of the world's largest LAN-partys is taking place in this very moment, Dreamhack 2001 in Jonkoping, Sweden. Take a look on this picture and ask yourself a question: Do I wanna be there?"

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No (-1, Troll)

Spooge Demon (413208) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640078)

I really don't want to be there.

I agree (-1)

ArchieBunker (132337) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640213)

Its probably a bunch of fat linux fucks like RMS.

The energy companies... (5, Funny)

smaug195 (535681) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640079)

must be weeping with joy

Re:The energy companies... (1)

sydneyfong (410107) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640177)

nah... when it sucks all the electricity from the town and they'll have a big problem. Think of a mob of 1000 energy hungry people charging into the company's office when they don't have enough electricity supply to keep them happy ;-)

last spam (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640080)

fp, well us at home users could have one last huge "LAN Party" and SPAM as many people as possible ; )

How many people does it take... (2, Insightful)

fireboy1919 (257783) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640181)

...before a LAN isn't a LAN?

Or does "Local Area" refer to bandwidth in some wierd way?

Re:How many people does it take... (1)

big_groo (237634) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640221)

I don't mean to state the obvious, but...

A Local Area Network (LAN) is a term used to refer to a network of computers in a single building or plant. The type of network could be anything including Ethernet, Tolken Ring, ARCnet and RS-232 serial cables.

Yes - Tolken ring. Look it up on everything2.org.

;)

Re:How many people does it take... (1)

bwindle2 (519558) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640272)

LAN has nothing at all to do with ammount of nodes, but mearly area.

DreamHack might be able to call it a CAN (Campus Area Network), or BAN (Building Area Network), or maybe even ABRAL (A Big Room Area Network), but now I'm just making up stuff ;)

I wish I was there.... (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640082)

I wish I was there....

..sigh (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640083)

wow , a hackers paradise...
let there be light!

Do I want to be there? (4, Insightful)

Vess V. (310830) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640085)

Frankly, I don't. For me, the fun of a LAN party is being there pulling an all-nighter with my buddies, spilling drinks, making a mess, watching pr0n, and laughing it up all over the place...

Going to these hangar Lans with thousands of people just doesn't have that kind of intimacy... it's more geared toward people that just don't have broadband access and wanna get a couple of days of some lag-free gaming in.

Re:Do I want to be there? (-1)

DivineOb (256115) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640191)

Not to mention the fact that homosexality rates among swedes runs into the high 30%, and is still climbing...

Given that at this thing there would always be a swede at your back, and you have at least a 30% chance of him fondling your anus, I think I'll just stay home and play against bots...

Of course, knowing the /. crowd, this information will probably result in a hail of last minute ticket sales...

Re:Do I want to be there? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640238)

Its because of the ecstasy use, and the socialism.

Re:Do I want to be there? (-1)

trollin4jesus (142136) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640200)

so you're just in it for the homoeroticism?

sure it may not be as intimate at the big ones, but i'm sure you can still find a cute guy.

OMG (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640087)

It'd be sweet to play UT with that many!

Re:OMG (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640222)

yeah, especially with UT's 16 player limit.

Try tribes 2 if you want a lot of people in one game

No offense to UT, for it is the shiznet.

Oh yeah it is in My room (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640088)

OH that party, It is in my room...

Obligatory Dolphin Post (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640091)

Humans rule, Dolphins can suck it!

Lets play spot the SPA enforcer (3, Funny)

ultitool (319277) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640092)

Wonder how many people are gonna be spending the night at the local jail because they're word processor was using an illegal key.....

The First Thought to Pop into My Head? (5, Funny)

Murdock037 (469526) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640093)

Anybody care to imagine the B.O. that's gotta be emanating from this place?

No? Me neither.

On the plus side, there can't be any shortage of munchies lying about this place.

Re:The First Thought to Pop into My Head? (3, Funny)

not-quite-rite (232445) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640163)

I have always wondered why seemingly intelligent people do not understand the benefits of deoderant.
Geeks wonder why normals don't like being near them...It's cause they friggin stink!!

Every time I go to a LAN party or computer swapmeet, I just want to put tape on the top(so they are held de-pressed) of a few deoderant cans and throw them around the room like tear gas canisters.

If only they made deoderant cans that would fit a riot gun.....

Re:The First Thought to Pop into My Head? (-1)

DivineOb (256115) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640224)

We're talkin about swedes here dude... even military grade deodorante isn't strong enough...

hi (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640095)

fp

Marketing Slogan... (5, Funny)

LaNMaN2000 (173615) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640096)

This is the biggest fragfest outside of Afghanistan!

Sweden? Any day! (1)

sdprenzl (149571) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640097)

I'd love to be in Sweden, period.

The answer... (2)

ThatComputerGuy (123712) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640099)

...is not very difficult.

Hmm, a bunch of geeks in a large room with an equivalent number of Athlons/Pentiums and monitors, heating up the room and bringing out the stank in everyone... do I really want to be there?

Tux (1)

Mir322 (519212) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640102)

So i wonder how many peeps there are gonna be sleeping with stuffed Tux's in their sleeping bags ?

Re:Tux (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640233)

Since it's a LAN party - not that many I'd guess. They're there because they're 31337 gamerz and use Windows. Not that a bunch of Linux zealots (who mostly are converted Windows people anyway) would know a good Amiga/Atari/C-64 demo if it bit them in the ass anyway. Demo parties are dying, unfortunately.

Fuck Tux.

Zero (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640247)

Sleep is for the weak.

What am I supposed to do there?" (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640103)

apt-get update; apt-get dist-upgrade ?

I can't think of anything possible that I might be doing in such a party. Browsing pr0n?! Not when so many people are looking, and plus you dont know what I like.

How much power are they using? (5, Funny)

b1t r0t (216468) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640104)

That's a lot of monitors running at the same time there. All those computers have to be pulling a lot of juice that has to go through the building's electric wiring. Just getting power for all those computers is a feat in itself.

I feel sorry for the guy who kicks over the wrong plug in that place. :-)

Worms (1)

LinuxOnHal (315199) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640105)

Probably more worms floating around on that LAN than the @home network. err..

Do I wanna be there? (5, Funny)

kirkb (158552) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640106)

You bet. I hear these LAN parties usually have a decent internet connection. Since @Home is gonna leave me in the dark any minute now, I'd love to be anywhere else but here.

Re:Do I wanna be there? (1)

woodstok (17147) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640149)

I read the webpage the other day and it said they've got a 1gbit connection =).

Re:Do I wanna be there? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640159)

The internet connection here claims to be 1GB/s - and well, things are working fine...

Also, the backbone is provided by Extreme Networks - pictures from the crew are here:

http://194.0.250.13/ahnberg/

/Myrridin

Well what if you have to go to the bathroom? (1)

Asterax (522761) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640108)

Of course I would like to be there. My question is where is the bathroom!!??! What games where they playing? Just seperate 32 player Q3 games? Or what?

Higher resolution image (5, Informative)

Tack (4642) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640109)

A higher resolution version of that picture is available here [dreamhack.org] . There's probably around 1000 people in that one picture. Wow.

Jason.

Re:Higher resolution image (3, Funny)

adolf (21054) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640131)

I think I like this [dreamhack.org] picture better.

-

Re:Higher resolution image (1)

TheVoice900 (467327) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640173)

Is it just me, or do none of these monitors seem to be displaying a GAME? They all look like just the standard windows desktop to me... hmm.. someone must be using the Half-Life mass-crash cheat :D

Re:Higher resolution image (1)

LWolenczak (10527) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640235)

I like the quote. Its a good one.

Re:Higher resolution image (2, Funny)

dimator (71399) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640318)

The guy in the top left is looking at porn!

Another pretty picture (1)

choprboy (155926) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640195)

I much prefer this picture of the refreshments in the back room. 12 pallets of Jolt, where's the fridge?

http://www.dreamhack.org/dh01/photos/PB270108.JP G

Re:Another pretty picture (1)

LWolenczak (10527) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640242)

It looks as if there are another two pallets by the door. 14 pallets? I would just like those pallets in my house.....

Re:Another pretty picture (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640257)

It's in Sweden. Who needs a fridge? Just stick it outside for a few minutes. :)

FYI, adolf already posted this pic (with html, no less).

Power? (-1)

ArchieBunker (132337) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640305)

Hey what the hell is powering all that?

Do I wanna be there!? (5, Funny)

ucblockhead (63650) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640113)

Sweden? December? Are you nuts!?

Let me know when they have one in July...

Re:Do I wanna be there!? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640122)

LMFAO

really you don't wanna have one of those in July. At least now you can go outside when the heat is getting to yo u;)

Re:Do I wanna be there!? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640201)

err.. You want to go to a LAN i the middle of the summer?.. jeez. it's about 30-35 celcius here now, I wouldent dare to even think about the temperature it would be in july...

excite@home plug time confirmed. (0, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640125)

I just got an e-mail from NOC@ex... regarding the scheduled shutdown of service for excite@home customers (well when they refer to customers, they mean the IP's -- of whom real people are customers, so it means you too).

Excite@Home is now projecting the shutdown time to begin at sunrise (You got to love these post 911 time frames), on Dec 1 2001.

The shutdown would not be a complete shutdown. IP would be routed through a few routers that are still in place. What this means is that you'd probably be able to use the Internet still on your cable modem (unless your ISP shuts it down through pity). One good thing about this is that there would be enough bandwidth (about the speed of a 14.4 modem for everyone), for you to read mail and do basic browsing.

Excite also mentions how any reversal of this shutdown would take a month to process (FSCK, I guess they have a lot of red-tape, then again ATT holds a stake in them).

Later.

D.

Re:excite@home plug time confirmed. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640160)

Yup.

Just go the mail here. I'm apt-geting right now in prepration for a nuclear winter.

Re:excite@home plug time confirmed. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640165)

If your apt-getting, you might want to put some sdl* packages on hold, they are breaking most audio/visual stuff, also put X on hold at the moment.

Re:excite@home plug time confirmed. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640182)

X is not broken, at least not in woody/testing. Wht crack are you on?

Re:excite@home plug time confirmed. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640190)

Crack from your momma's azz. Some wiff stuff it smellz.

Anyway i'm wgeting all the pr0n sites listed on alt.passwordz.sexsites.

Hope, I reach the little tittie section before this shutd0wn.

The e-mail was kinda vague? Written by PR or Lawyers?

Re:excite@home plug time confirmed. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640218)

"Ten things to do after the Internet dies" or "The day I woke up and found a red light on my cable modem" or "Excite@Home is RIP"

10. Smoke Crack (see parent post)

9. Call your ex's mom, and tell her about your crush on the family retriver.

8. Fold your clothes.

7. Pick lint off the flag on the truck.

6. Pick the lint off the flag hanging on the front porch.

5. Wipe the dust off your windows, and look at the over grown jungle outside (used to be grass).

4. Take a gun (NRA members only), go to your neighbor's house, and kill their dog (yes the one that always barks when your trying to talk to your IRC GF and do cyber).

3. Inspect your mailbox for tamper, then install a cobra alarm system in it (Best buy used to stock them for $750.)

2. Calculate the moment of Inertia on a mouse attached to a string being hurled in a circle.:)

1. Look when you pee.

Re:excite@home plug time confirmed. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640248)

Numeber 2 is by far the best. Number 3 is not bad too.

Do I wanna be there? (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640130)

um...who'd wanna hang out with a bunch of Scandanavian girlie-man eurofags? They probably watch Sprockets

Re:Do I wanna be there? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640137)

Better watch whatchu say, boy...the EU will extradite ya to Brussels for hate speech, and Kofi Annan wil fuck ya up the ass in jail.

It must be said.... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640140)

Imagine a Beowulf cluster of THOSE!!

Chicks? (5, Funny)

Spackler (223562) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640142)

All 7 women in the room have strategically placed laptops right next to the door, for quick exits.

Duh! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640152)

Take a look on this picture and ask yourself a question: Do I wanna be there?

No!

So how much power you think they using per minute? (1)

FKell (253556) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640154)

I mean seriously...there have to be over 1000 computers with monitors there...

Re:So how much power you think they using per minu (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640166)

Well, according to the Dreamhack webpage, they counted with about 5-6000 people...

And there arent many sites free over here :)

Anyway, the Internetconnection are working very nice, they have played a lot of old C64 SID to night (makes everyone shout).

So, the party is nice :)

/Me

athlon heat (5, Funny)

staeci (85394) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640155)

The town that it is hosted in is flooded by melting snow from around the building.

Re:athlon heat (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640204)

I hope that not only does the Athlon generate enough heat to melt all the snow in Sweden, it manages to melt those blue dancing morons.

Warming glow (1)

gandalf_grey (93942) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640156)

Common guys, let's all sit in the warming glow of televisions warming glow.

I can't even imagine the heat produced, and electricity consumed. Anyone have numbers?

Dreamhack my ass. (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640158)

This [goatse.cx] project has been being worked-on ever since slashdot was king of the ping-flood.

is that.. (2)

RainbowSix (105550) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640162)

I think I see a girl in that picture.. but I'm probably mistaken.

Imagine... (-1)

AnonymousCowheard (239159) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640169)


A beowulf cluster of these...

Thankyou

I'd go but (4, Funny)

ellem (147712) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640188)

A - I didn't see even one Aqua desktop
B - I didn't see any BSD Grrls in red latex
C - I didn't see Heidi Wall aywhere
D - I can smell that room from the picture

The answer to the question... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640189)

> Take a look on this picture and ask yourself a question: Do I wanna be there?"

Without even looking at the picture, I can confidently answer: "No, I DON'T wanna fuckin' be there."

I'd rather head out to Castillio's tonight in Roppongi to meet a fine looking Japanese chick, take her back to my place, and fuck the snot out of her.

You pasty nerds can enjoy LAN gaming with each other though.

Re:The answer to the question... (0, Flamebait)

Lokni (531043) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640271)

It is obvious that this l00ser doesn't know what the hell he's talking about. If he actually could go out to Castillios in Roppongi and meet a fine Japanese chick to fuck the snot out of, he would already be there. Not sitting in front of his computer posting here.

Re:The answer to the question... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640294)

Dude, it's 2:40 pm here. It was even earlier when I posted that. I don't even think the place is fucking open yet.

Grab a fucking clue, American. Not everbody is on EST.

Re:The answer to the question... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640293)

As a pasty nerd, I will agree with this AC. If only I hadn't used all my mod points.

Re:The answer to the question... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640321)

I meant the fucking the hot Japanese chick, not the LAN crap.

/. effect (1)

DigitalGodBoy (142596) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640192)

They'd need that many machines to survive the current /. effect..

just a little data for the interested (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640196)

"It's an annual event where 5-6000 persons with their own computers meet and stay in a huge hall for 4 days to.. etc etc"

"It's 20 meter from floor to the roof and an area of about 80 x 100 metres will be used for tables only."

"The internet connection is 1Gbit/s"

"You should preferably be able to pack your gear on and below your table space, which is 83 x 60 centimeter. A 21" monitor is not recommended. "

Just think... (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640198)


...a scant 6 or 7 years ago, kids like these would have been coding multi-megabyte 3D demo programs with tracker music soundtracks.

But of course now tracker music is obsolete and dead, and 3D is accelerated and the APIs are easy enough that any reasonably-experienced Visual Basic coder can write routines that blow away old hand-optimized assembler code.

I guess we can thank technological progress for giving this bunch nothing more challenging to do than break into computers, then.

Re:Just think... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640252)

Bah, they're not even breaking into computers. They're wasting perfectly good CPU cycles on gamez.

Fuck Linux. Fuck Microsoft.

Is that Excite@home's new business plan? (0, Offtopic)

virtros (513852) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640202)

or maybe Ashcroft's office.

these days are truly something else...

virtros

Are you sure this is a lan party? (3, Funny)

Afrosheen (42464) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640205)

It looks an awful lot like:

1. An AOL tech support dungeon
2. Microsoft's BorgCollective Coding Campus
3. The Star Trek Official Storyline Accuracy Chamber

Is that Excite@home's new business plan? (3, Funny)

virtros (513852) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640206)

or maybe it is Ascroft's office.

:-)

everyday seems weirder than the next,

virtros

They slashdotted a LAN party? Thats cruel. (3, Funny)

sheetsda (230887) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640211)

Take a look on this picture and ask yourself a question: Do I wanna be there?

As pipe is probably saturated with the slashdot effect now, not really. This brings a whole new meaning to "party crashing". Michael must be taking his revenge on them for not inviting him.

eurofags (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640215)

looks like a buncha eurofags with puters on the casino floor of Ballys Las Vegas to me.

Imagine a Beowulf... (1)

Pope (17780) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640225)

<STEWIE>Blast!</STEWIE>

And the english translation is: (1)

A_Non_Moose (413034) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640226)

for Jonkoping, Sweden

I suppose Jonko means fluctuating and ping, well means ping...

Or "we own j00, with our l33t ping".

I suppose any town that ends in ping can't be all that bad. After all it does come down to da king of ping.

Re:And the english translation is: (1)

MadSwede (181322) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640322)

I'd be even neater if it was located in Linkoping. Seriously, the -koping part is an old word for town, basically. Root word being a merchant, something to do with market town rights. So we end up with a fair amount of cities called, Linkoping, Jonkoping, Norrkoping, Soderkoping, etc etc. For my money, Link-O-Ping is the best one. PS. There's actually an umlaut over the o in koping, making it an -ö- assuming that works on /.

a little too big? (3, Insightful)

British (51765) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640228)

Seems a little too big to be a fun LAN party. You'd seriously have to do the buddy system there. At a LAN party, I woudln't trust leaving my computer for the time it takes to instal NetBus or BackOrifice.

Nor would I trust logging into anything on that network. Probably sniffers all over the place.

I like 'em small, like at a friends apartment(or a party room) where you can just chill, eat food a few feet away, etc.

My first thought (1)

roystgnr (4015) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640229)

That picture reminds me of some email sparring a couple years ago:

"Well, I think of Patrick and Roy in many ways, but dripping in testosterone is not one of them. Patrick and Roy would be better described as radiating a pale glow, sort of like a monitor-tan."

a million dorks (0, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640232)

wow, i've never seen a bigger collection of dorks in my life. one high school football player could physically terrorize the entire lot of 'em while one high school cheerleader could emotionally destroy all of them.

geeks!

I spot a chick. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640237)

http://www.dreamhack.org/dh01/photos/PB300342.JPG

Re:I spot a chick. (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640245)

First dibs.

How cool down all those computers? (1)

A_Non_Moose (413034) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640244)

Open up some Windows!

/me ducks and runs.

The picture (-1)

I.T.R.A.R.K. (533627) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640265)

Fucking christ, that's a lot of radiation!

I am there. (-1)

Genghis Troll (158585) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640269)

I am there right now. I just got in a fight with some guy because I was blasting some Wagner through my Klipsch ProMedias. Everyone else in the place is wearing headphones.

I have seen two chicks so far, and about fifty guys who look like flat-chested chicks on first glance. There at least ten guys here who look like big-chested chicks on first glance. The whole place stinks of BO. There is a ton of stuff to steal, though, which is cool.

homebrew lan parties (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640273)

That looks really boring to me. I loved the LAN parties back in the BBS days (I suppose they're still going on, but that's when I went to them) just at random peoples' houses with 20 friends or so. Computers strewn everywhere, tripping over cables, screaming at each other, spending hours trying to get the network working and occasionally the kid who would bring beer, and all the "bad kids" who would drink.

That was fun to me. Playing games against 1000+ other anonymous people seems like it wouldn't be much different than playing online.

But I don't really play games, anymore, so maybe I'm just lame.

Some facts... (2, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2640280)

Link: 1gbit/s to EBONE with the help from Arrowhead (http://dreamhack.swm.pp.se/)
98% boys, 2% girls ;)
40km (we are in sweeden you know ;) TP-cabels
2km tables

(Dreamhack is greate, but The Gathering in Norway is way better. (and even larger))

--
Quai

I wonder.. (2)

RainbowSix (105550) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640286)

I'm not sure I see the point..
I see two reasons that LAN parties at your/friend's housees are better than playing on the internet:
1. See people you know and test their skills while talking to them
2. Meet new people and test their skills while talking to them

However at this large a scale, this seems almost to become as anonymous as the internet. If you join a game, you probably don't know who you're playing against and the transaction cost of finding them would be pretty high. At best you talk to the people immediately next to you.

Most of them are probably better off playing online from home where at least they don't have to walk a mile to go to the bathroom.

NOT a lan party you fucks. (5, Insightful)

Wojtek (21973) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640297)

dreamhack is a DEMO party. For art, not for playing retarded videogames all night. It's
for hacking out that great 4k intro with the full
first level from decent. Or faking that multiple light source "phong" with a picture of your mate holding a coke can. Not for playing videogames.
I wish people would grab a clue. Gamerlamers used to get chastized or beat up for going to demoparties, sadly this isn't the case anymore.

I doubt i'll even bother ever going to asm if this is what they have become. There's no thrill in watching some dorks play videogames. There *is* a thrill in seeing the latest wizzbang effects on the screen and figuring out for yourself just how they worked so you can do that plus more in your next demo.

electricity... (1)

Jaeger- (63372) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640314)

imagine the electricity bill...

--w

in the right city?? (1)

tiffany9 (540402) | more than 12 years ago | (#2640316)

I'd love to be there! I've been to Sweden, and it's quite beautiful. I'm concerned though, about which city was chosen for this: Jonkoping is the only strict religious city in Sweden and it's not very easy to get to. I would have held it in Malmö or maybe Stockholm. At least you would have a better night life.... and there's a great university in Lund which is near Malmö. anyway -- just a thought.
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