FortLAN VIII Survival Guide

FortLAN VIII Survival Guide

Date and Time

  • February 27th  10:00a – February 28th 5:00p

Location

  • Indiana Tech, 1600 E Washington Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46803
  • The LAN will be located on the 2nd Floor of Andorfer Commons in Seitz Conference Center rooms 205, 206, 207.
  • Parking and entrance is located on the North side of the building off of E Washington Blvd, Stairs and an elevator is located on the main floor.
  • A push cart is available for use on the handicapped ramp.
  • Restrooms are located to the left of the Conference rooms around the bend.
  • Smoking – Indiana Tech is a Smoke Free campus, Please help us keep it that way. You may smoke in your car or off campus.

Sponsors

Basic Rules and Guidelines

  • No drugs or alcohol.
  • Guests may come and watch for 1 hour and must be escorted by the attendee Inside the LAN area (see staff member for further accommodation). Guest and spectators will be allowed in the demo area and theater after 3:00pm Saturday.
  • No Illegal file sharing.
  • Please stay within the designated areas; we are renting the conference rooms not the whole building.
  • Doors lock at midnight!
    • If you need readmission, please find a friend to get the door for you. Indiana Tech Security will not accommodate you!

Pre-LAN Checklist

  • Print and sign the waiver! Doing this ahead of time will speed up registration for you and everyone else!
  • Back up your computer files!
  • Update your games before coming so you aren’t bogging down the Internet connection!
    • Steam, Origin, League of Legends, Uplay

What To Bring

  • Network cable 25 feet or longer!
  • A power strip with enough outlets for yourself!
  • PC or Laptop
  • Monitor, no larger than 32″. One monitor per seat.
  • Headphones and microphone.
    • No speakers allowed!
  • Keyboard, mouse, mouse pad.
  • Any emergency software you need in case your rig crashes.
  • Chairs
    • We will provide chairs, but feel free to bring your own computer or gaming chair.
  • Pillows and blankets for our quiet room in case you’d like to sleep.

Food and Drink

  • Feel free to carry in any food or non alcoholic beverages you wish to consume.
  • We will provide soda for $2.00 all you can drink or 50¢ a cup or
  • Nachos and cheese will be available for a $1.00 a serving.
  • BAWLS will be available for $2.00 a 16oz. can.
  • $5 Saturday Dinner
    • Half of a large one-topping Papa John’s pizza and a cup of soda.
  • $5 Sunday Morning Breakfast
    • Sausage and unlimited LANCakes (Pancakes) – by twodavez

Tournaments

  • Leagues of Legends (5 v 5)  BYOT Sponsored By Razer
    • Create an account at Razer Arena ahead of time to verify your League of Legends account.
    • You must create a Razer Arena account to participate.
  • Counter Strike:GO (5 v 5) BYOT Sponsored By Razer
    • Create an account at Razer Arena ahead of time to verify CS:GO and your Steam account.
    • You must create a Razer Arena account to participate.
  • Team Fortress 2 (5 v 5) Random Teams
  • Hearthstone (1 v 1) Sponsored By NVIDIA
  • Heroes of the Storm (5 v 5) Random Teams
  • Rocket League (3 v 3) BYOT Sponsored By be quiet!

Charity Food Drive Raffle

First and foremost, we wanted to let you know that we are raffling off a PC rig this year. This is another first for FortLAN! All parts are sponsored by the following companies and individuals.

  • GPU: Sapphire – Radeon Nitro R7 370
  • CPU: Kelleytech – AMD FX 6300. Follow them on Twitter @kelleytech!
  • Motherboard: Noctunekittie – ASUS M5A97. Follow her on Twitter @nocturnekittie!
  • Case: Cooler Master – Master Case 5
  • SSD, RAM, and PSU: – JJ_Sky5000 – Specifics will be announced at FortLAN VIII.
  • Charity Raffle Rules
    • For every 5 can food items brought, limit 50 per person, you’ll receive a charity raffle ticket. Donation cut off will be at 2 pm Sunday with the PC raffle happening during the final raffle around 5 pm Sunday. We’re given away some really amazing prizes in this raffle! And as always, you must be present in order to win!

General Raffle

  • Each early bird registration will receive 2 general raffle tickets for sponsor supplied prizes.
  • Tournament winners will receive 1 additional general raffle ticket.

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