The Big LAN 7

January 21st 2023
10am-10pm

The Big LAN 7

January 21st 2023
10am-10pm


Come along to THE BIG LAN for a day filled with tournaments and gaming. Bring along your PC and plug into to our network for 12 hours of gaming goodness with loads of prizes.

18+ only. This is a drug and alcohol free event. Only power and network access is provided, please bring your full PC (including monitor) or laptop.

8-12 Simla St, Mitcham VIC 3132. Lots of on site parking available and PT just around the corner!


Congratulations to all our winners and thank you to everyone who attended! We'll do it all again (and more) in April. Images can be downloaded here.

Schedule

Legend: BYO PC Tournament, Console Tournament, AFK. End times are estimates only and dependent on number of entrants. Additional tournaments and games will be run ad-hoc depending on attendance

Halo: Custom Edition

Slayer

Default Start - 50 Kills or 30 Mins
Free for All
16 Players per Game
Single Elimination Brackets
Number of players progressing per round will depend on the total number of players
"The Big LAN Main Event" Servers will appear in the LAN lobby for the main tournament
You can download Halo Custom Edition here and follow the install instructions included.
If you receive an error when you attempt to boot Halo referring to "HAC" it is recommended that you revert the third installation step by deleting the additional dll file.

Prizes

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Halo 3 Slayer

AR&BR Start - 50 Kills or 30 Mins
Free for All
16 Players per Game
Single Elimination Brackets
Number of players progressing per round will depend on the total number of players

Prizes

Halo 3 Fiesta

Random Weapons Start - 50 Kills or 30 Mins
Free for All
16 Players per Game
Single Elimination Brackets
Number of players progressing per round will depend on the total number of players

Prizes

Minecraft

Build away on our free play server all day, and listen out for ad-hoc races to kill the enderdragon or Bingo games on our competitive server!

Join the following IPs using the Java Version of Minecraft, only available at the event.
Free Play Server: 192.168.0.27
Competitive Server: 192.168.0.28

Prizes

Unreal Tournament

FFA DeathMatch
(Up to) 16 Players per Game
Single Elimination Brackets
Number of players progressing per round will depend on the total number of players

Prizes

Altitude

10 min timer
FFA Random Map

Prizes

Rocket League

Doubles

Game Mode - SOCCAR
Arena – DFH STADIUM
Team Size - 2v2
Bot Difficulty - NO BOTS
Mutators:
- Preset Settings - CUSTOM
- Match Length - 5 MINUTES
- Max Score - UNLIMITED<
- Overtime - UNLIMITED
- Series Length - 3 GAMES
- Game Speed - DEFAULT
- Ball Max Speed - DEFAULT
- Ball Type - DEFAULT
- Ball Size - DEFAULT
- Ball Bounciness - DEFAULT
- Boost Amount - DEFAULT
- Rumble - NONE
- Boost Strength - 1X
- Gravity - DEFAULT
- Demolist - DEFAULT
- Respawn Time - 3 SECONDS

Prizes

Fall Guys

One show, winner takes all!
The show code will be shown at the event and in the discord

Prizes

TrackMania Nations Forever

The Big LAN team will host lobbies on the LAN labelled "The Big LAN #" where # is 1 to the number of servers.
The best time within 30 minutes will be declared the winner.
You can download the free installer here.

Prizes

Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition

All Modes

Pausing

A game can be paused by any player in the following circumstances:

* Server instability that cause clients to disconnect from the game.
* A player's client crashes or fails to load at the start of the game.
* If a single player is having client issues. A player may use a different computer if they continue to have client issues.

Players should not abuse the pausing feature. A match should not be paused for more than 5 minutes.
A game can not be paused more than 3 times in total. In rare circumstances a game remake may be considered.

NOTE: The player that paused the game, must give notice before resuming the game.

AoE

Age of Empires FFA Regicide

Brackets
* Single Elimination Bracket
Host
* A player from each round will be responsible for setting up the server with the correct settings.
Lobby Settings
* Lobby Name: The Big LAN #[1/2/3]
* Visibility: Public
* Players: 8
* Set Password: biglan
* Allow Spectators: Yes
* Hide Civilizations: Yes
* Spectator Day: None
* Server: Local LAN
* Data Mod: Definitive Set

Game Settings
* Game Mode: Regicide
* Map Style: Standard
* Location: Random Map (Land Maps & Water Maps)
* Map Size: Giant
* AI Difficulty: Hardest
* Resources: Standard
* Population: 200
* Game Speed: Standard
* Reveal Map: Normal
* Starting Age: Standard
* Ending Age: Standard
* Treaty Length: <None>
* Lock Teams: No
* Team Together: Yes
* Team Positions: No
* Shared Exploration: No
* Lock Speed: Yes
* Allow Cheats: No
* Turbo Mode: No
* Full Tech Tree: No
* Record Game: Yes
Game Remake
Players can opt to remake a game during the first 10 minutes of the match with approval of the tournament admin.

Prizes

2v2

Brackets
* Single Elimination Bracket, Teams of 2
Host
* A player from each round will be responsible for setting up the server with the correct settings.
Lobby Settings
* Lobby Name: The Big LAN #[1/2/3]
* Visibility: Public
* Players: 4
* Set Password: biglan
* Allow Spectators: Yes
* Hide Civilizations: Yes
* Spectator Day: None
* Server: Local LAN
* Data Mod: Definitive Set
Game Settings
* Game Mode: Random Map
* Map Style: Standard
* Location: Random Land Map
* Map Size: 4 Player
* AI Difficulty: Hardest
* Resources: Standard
* Population: 200
* Game Speed: Standard
* Reveal Map: Normal
* Starting Age: Standard
* Ending Age: Standard
* Treaty Length:
* Victory: Time limit
* Time: (1:00 hr)
* Lock Teams: Yes
* Team Together: Yes
* Team Positions: No
* Shared Exploration: No
* Lock Speed: Yes
* Allow Cheats: No
* Turbo Mode: No
* Full Tech Tree: No
* Record Game: Yes

1v1

Brackets
* Single Elimination Bracket, Solo
Host
* A player from each round will be responsible for setting up the server with the correct settings.
Lobby Settings
* Lobby Name: The Big LAN #[1/2/3]
* Visibility: Public
* Players: 2
* Set Password: biglan
* Allow Spectators: Yes
* Hide Civilizations: Yes
* Spectator Day: None
* Server: Local LAN
* Data Mod: Definitive Set
Game Settings
* Game Mode: Random Map
* Map Style: Standard
* Location: Random Land Map
* Map Size: 2 Player
* AI Difficulty: Hardest
* Resources: Standard
* Population: 200
* Game Speed: Standard
* Reveal Map: Normal
* Starting Age: Standard
* Ending Age: Standard
* Treaty Length:
* Victory: Time limit
* Time: (1:00 hr)
* Lock Teams: Yes
* Team Together: Yes
* Team Positions: No
* Shared Exploration: No
* Lock Speed: Yes
* Allow Cheats: No
* Turbo Mode: No
* Full Tech Tree: No
* Record Game: Yes

Prizes Prizes

Battle Royale

Details provided on the day

Counter Strike: Global Offensive

Arms Race

Max 32 Players per Game
AR:Shoots
Number of players progressing per round will depend on the total number of players
Please listen carefully to the organisers for direction on which server you should join.

Prizes

Wingman

Single Elimination
Map will default to Cobblestone. Alternate maps can be set per game per round of the tournament upon request
Servers will be listed named after the pairings (e.g. Team #1 vs Team #2).

Prizes

Chess

13+2 Minute Rapid Chess
Swiss, best of one
Boards and Chess Clocks provided

Prizes

Splatoon 3

4v4, BYO Switch and copy of the game required per player, brought to you by our friends at Nintense Events!

Tournament Format: Swiss with Top 4
Knockout Rounds: Best 2 out of 3 Games
Finals: Winners Grand Finals (Best of 5)
Players: 8
Teams: 4 player teams
Gear: Any
Weapons: Any
Mode: Turf War
Stages: Random
Primary Gear Abilities Only: Set to OFF
Use Amiibo Gear: Set to OFF
Use Amiibo Username: Set to OFF
Reset Options: Set to OFF

To compete in this tournament, you MUST BYO the following Equipment:
- Nintendo Switch / OLED System (No Nintendo Switch Light)
- Controller of Choice
- Copy of Splatoon 3 Game
PLEASE NOTE: Nintense Gaming are not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged BYO equipment. Please label all your BYO gear with a name and contact number.

Prizes

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Brought to you by our friends at Nintense Events! BYO controller preferred. Consoles, screens, and spare controllers provided.

Tournament Format: Singles
Format: Swiss with Top 8 Knockout
Rounds: Best 2 out of 3 Games
Finals: Winners Grand Finals (Best of 5)

We highly Recommend Players to BYO Controller!
PLEASE NOTE: Nintendo Gamecube Adaptors will be provided on the day.
Nintense Gaming are not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged BYO equipment. Please label all your BYO gear with a name and contact number.

Prizes

Controller Type: Any
Characters: Any
Stages: Random (See Stage List Below)
Stock: 3
Time: 7 minutes
Stage Morph: Off
Stage Hazards: Off
FS Meter: Off
Spirits: Off
Items: Off (None)
Underdog Boost: Off
Gentleman's Rule: Banned
Handicap: Off
Sudden Death: On
Mii's: Allowed (Default moveset only 1-1-1-1)
Cheats: Banned
Glitches: Banned

Tournament Stages List: (Unlisted Stages are turned off)
- Battlefield
- Small Battlefield
- Final Destination
- Dream Land
- Yoshi's Story
- Fountain of Dreams
- Pokemon Stadium
- Yoshi's Island
- Pokemon Stadium 2
- Smashville
- Unova Pokemon League
- Kalos Pokemon League
- Town & City
- Wily Castle
- Mementos
- Spring Stadium
- Minecraft World
- Northern Cave
- Hallow Bastion Tournament

Prizes

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Friendly Mario Kart tournament from our friends at Nintense Events! BYO controller preferred. Consoles, screens, and spare controllers provided. Note Mario Kart start time will depend on Super Smash Bros due to shared resources.

Format: Single Elimation
Knockout Rounds: 4 Race GP
We highly Recommend Players to BYO Controller!
PLEASE NOTE: Nintendo Gamecube Adaptors will be provided on the day.
Nintense Gaming are not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged BYO equipment. Please label all your BYO gear with a name and contact number.

Controller Type: Any
Character: Any
Vehicles: Any (Please Note: Not all Vehicle parts may be available)
Mode: VS
Race Class: 150cc
Teams: OFF
Items: Normal
Items CPU: ON
CPU Level: Hard
Courses: Random (Included DLC Tracks)
Smart Steering: OFF
Auto-accelerate: OFF
Motion Controls: OFF
Shortcuts: Allowed
Glitchcuts: Banned
Cheats: Banned
Glitches: Banned

Prizes

Stardew Valley

Start a new save on the day. Only saves dated as created on the day of the event will be accepted.
Play for an hour and collect the most money you can. Save/Pause the game after an hour, and show your score to the staff.
Start a new save and try again! Highest score submitted throughout the day will win!
Single Player saves only.

Prizes

Lego Corner

Build the best creation from our vault of Lego to take home the prize! Winners are selected at dinner.

Lego

The Art Corner

Take a break and create a masterpiece in our art corner, all equipment provided!

Art Table

Board Games

Grab a game from our library and set yourself up with friends old and new!

boardgameslibrary

VR Corner

Try out the HTC Vive Elite paired with the powerhouse ZOTAC GTX 4090 GPU and play VR favourites including Beatsaber!

VR

The Famous Dice Game

A battle royale with dice!

Line up and roll the dice, can you roll high enough to make it to the next round? Make it through a full set of D&D dice in a game of pure chance skill!

Quest Cards

Everyone who enters The Big LAN, regardless of ticket type, gets a quest card. Complete activities on the card, get them marked off, and win bonus prizes!

Whenever you complete an activity on the card you can have an attending staff member or volunteer mark that section for you. Once you have marked off 4 sections of the card head up to the front desk and ask to spin the prize wheel! The prize wheel can feature anything from sponsor merch, peripherals, tickets to other events, vouchers, keychains, and much more.

Prizes