J16 News & Updates

We’re just over a week away from J16, so it’s time for an update on what’s happening & what we have planned for the LAN:

First up, you can keep up to date with all of the latest information and discussions over on our Facebook J16 event page

Next, we’ve updated our list of steam based games that we think are essential at a LAN. Check it out and follow our Steam Curator list

We’ve also recommended a few FREE games which should be downloaded prior to J16. This means that there will be something that everyone can play at one time! check out our list below:

There will be several activities going on over the weekend, including a meal out on Friday evening, drinks at the Pub on Saturday evening, a raffle taking place on Sunday and finally a movie on Sunday evening (voting for the movie is currently taking place on our Facebook event page). In-between these we will also be running several tournaments listed below. More information on these will be revealed just before J16 starts:

  • Tournament 1: Rockband / Guitar Hero (2 part tournament…There will be winners for best dressed Band, as well as best scoring band…so find your group of 4 and bring costumes!)
  • Tournament 2: Retro game (TBA)
  • Tournament 3: Retro game (TBA)
  • Tournament 4: Trackmania
  • Tournament 5: PC Shooter (TBA)
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J16 sold out in record time!

A huge thank you to everyone who has brought a ticket for J16 next April. The event is now completely sold out, making this our fastest selling LAN to date, selling out in less than a month since tickets went on sale!

We can’t wait to see you all there… Keep your eyes posted on our Facebook event page, as well as on the website for more info on J16 including tournament info.

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Forums & Social Options

We now have brand spanking new forums on the website! simply sign up using the login / register option and get chatting…it only takes 2 minutes!

To go along with this we have also enabled some new social features on the website, meaning that If you sign up – you’ll now be able to make friends, message, comment and keep up with everyone all in one place.

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J15 Sold out + New info

Good news everyone! J15 is now officially sold out, and quicker than any of our previous events! This means we’ll have a nice full venue with plenty of people to game with or against.

To coincide with this news, we are also releasing more information on the website – the first being a check-list of what to bring to one of our events – What To Bring. We have more information coming soon, including a helpful list of what there is to eat / drink in the local area)

We have also started work on our tournaments, which aim to make better than ever for this event. More news on this soon!


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J15 Dates confirmed & Tickets Now Available!

J15 has now been booked, and we can confirm the LAN will take place from 10th-12th October 2014.

You can also book your ticket now by visiting the Ticket Booking page.  Tickets are priced at £33 for the weekend, or £11 per day.


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J14 is finished… Get ready for J15!

Thank you to all who came to J14. Despite a few hiccups along the way it was undoubtedly our best event to date!

To keep the pace going we’ve created a J15 event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/594367010599536/?fref=ts  for you all to join so that you can stay informed as the event planning progresses. J15 is currently scheduled for around April 2014 (Exact dates TBC)

We hope to see you all there!

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What is there to do?

Brought a ticket to J14, but not quite sure what there is to do during the weekend? Well look no further! – We’ve provided a basic list of things to keep you occupied during J14.

  • Gaming:
    The main reason that you’ve brought a ticket of course! bring your pc, laptop or console down for a weekend of non-stop gaming with friends. We will also be hosting some fun tournaments for you to take part in, which are due to be announced very shortly.
  • Retro gaming:
    For the first time, we are also hoping to bring a few retro consoles to J14 for those of you feeling nostalgic… or for those who just want to show off their perfect dark, or Mario kart skills. More information will be provided on this soon, as soon as we can confirm exactly what consoles we can get to the venue.
  • Projector fun times:
    The projector will make its regular LAN appearance, and can be used for some frantic multiplayer gaming, or simply chilling out and watching a film.
  • Drinking: 
    As our regulars will know, we have the venues bar open at select hours during the event (to be confirmed nearer the event) and just a matter of feet from your desk. Grab a cool refreshing coke…or something a bit stronger.  We will also be doing our regular pub night out on the Saturday evening!
  • Raffle: 
    The free raffle returns! As everyone seemed to enjoy the hilarity of our previous raffle at J12, we have decided to bring it back again – Complete with prizes so awful good you’ll pay us to take them back! Each participant will receive one free raffle ticket on their desk upon arrival
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New Website!

Welcome to the new look Lanraiders website! We hope that you all enjoy the new layout.
As you may have noticed the reviews etc from the old website are gone. This is due to our decision to streamline the website and focus more on our LAN events, so that it’s easier for you to find the information you need and book for our events.

Please feel free to comment and let us know what you think of the new design

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Next Event: J17

J17 Is now sold out!
Date: 9th-11th October 2015
Facebook Event Page