We’ve nailed down the date and location of Wintereenmas 2014 and I’m here to tell you the particulars. As we have been growing every year we’ve also been out growing our location each year. This year we have a site that is nice and big, in a basement (so no natural sunlight!) and has lots of potential for fun! But enough of the sales pitch…
For those of you who need some info here it is:
- Doors Open – Friday, January 17th, 2014 @ 4:00pm (Tentatively. This time may change!). Shut down at 2:00am, Saturday Morning.
- Saturday, January 18th, 2014 – Door re-open at 9:00am. Shut down at 2:00am, Sunday morning.
- Sunday, January 19th, 2014 – Doors re-open at 9:00am. Clean up starts at 3:30pm.
Location: St. Joeseph’s Church – Basement Hall
1064 3 Ave NW Moose Jaw, SK, Canada – Click for a map!
Parking is available along Hall Street, Henleaze Avenue and 3rd Avenue. You may park in the building lot for the purpose of unloading your equipment, but you must move when you are done! Loading and unloading is done at the south side of the building, access from Henleaze Avenue.
What do I need to bring?
- Bring a chair – we do have chairs available, but they are not comfortable for a gaming marathon!
- Your computer or gaming system – bring what you want for equipment, but remember you have limited space!
- Power bar or UPS system
- Headsets are required if you want to be able to hear your games.
- You may want to lock your PC w/password or lock laptops w/Kensington lock if so desired
- Any food or drinks you wish to bring. No alcohol allowed.
- As this is an all ages event, please keep the vulgar language to a minimum.
- Pre-Install as many games as you can. We will have backups you can restore from for Steam games, but it’s best if you have already have them!
- We will be providing a wired connection to the network and internet. Patch cords will be at each station for your use. Please make sure your torrent systems are shut down while connected to the gaming network.
- High bandwidth video streaming is discouraged as we share a WAN connection among all the players.
- We reserve the right to eject anyone who disregards these rules.
Games We Play
- Left 4 Dead – http://store.steampowered.com/app/500/
- Left 4 Dead 2 – http://store.steampowered.com/app/550/
- League of Legends (Free to Play!)- http://na.leagueoflegends.com/
- Borderlands 2 – http://store.steampowered.com/agecheck/app/49520/
- Diablo 3 – http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/d3/
- Worms Revolution – http://store.steampowered.com/app/200170/
- Unreal Tournament 2004 – http://store.steampowered.com/agecheck/app/13230/
- Team Fortress 2 (Free To Play!) – http://store.steampowered.com/app/440/
- Warcraft 3 – http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/war3/
- Starcraft 2 – http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/
- Starcraft – http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/sc/
- Armagetron – http://armagetronad.org/
- Serious Sam 3:BFE – http://store.steampowered.com/app/41070/
- Path of Exile (Free to Play!) – https://www.pathofexile.com/
- World of Tanks (Free to Play!) – http://worldoftanks.com/
No one is required to have these games, if you want to do your own thing and play something else, please do! We only ask that if you are going to play any of these games that you have as many of them loaded onto your game system a possible to avoid bogging down our internet and network connection on the first day.
Check back in the coming couple weeks for new information.
Registration opens soon!