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[NSW] MegaLAN (Mini LAN & Console Gaming Convention) at UNSW Sydney: $10 Tickets + $2.38 Fee via Humanitix

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๐ŸŒธ MegaLAN '23T3: Full Blossom - Mini LAN and Console gaming convention๐ŸŒธ

OVER $2000 WORTH OF CASH AND GEAR TO BE WON

MegaLAN is held at the University of New South Wales over 2 days to an attendance of roughly 600. Like all LANs, we strongly support BYO devices but also walk-in-and-play PC/laptop ๐Ÿ’ป, console ๐ŸŽฎ, and mobile ๐Ÿ“ฑ gaming.
Come hangout with other like-minded people in a casual setting, or join tournaments for different shooters ๐Ÿ”ซ, fighting games ๐Ÿ‘Š , rhythm games ๐ŸŽถ, VR games ๐Ÿฅฝ, and more.
Tons of prizes to be won from a variety of sponsors including Gigabyte AORUS, Cooler Master, Monster Energy and GXS Studios

This time, we're featuring a brand new โœจ Mini Esports Arena โœจ where you can โš” battle it out โš” in teams of 5 for League of Legends, Valorant, Osu!, CS:GO, Minesweeper, CoD and Dead by Daylight. Audience members at the Arena will have the chance to participate in fun activities and prize giveaways during Esports tournaments! See details below for the signup link.

๐Ÿ’ป All welcome to bring your PC, laptop, mobile, console or VR headset for both casual and tournaments. Enjoy a blazing fast internet connection with unlimited Wi-Fi 6 and 1/10 Gbps ethernet across the whole venue ๐Ÿ’ป

๐ŸŽฎ All of this plus our usual awesome offerings:
๐ŸŒธ Casual challenges for beginners
๐ŸŒธ Don't have a PC, VR headset or console to bring? Just walk-in and play on the gear provided!
๐ŸŒธ Fighting game tournaments
๐ŸŒธ Find new friends and game together
๐ŸŒธ Art and craft activities
๐ŸŒธ PC showcase contest (for BYOC) with a chance to win some sick prizes
๐ŸŒธ Free-for-all raffle during Closing Ceremony
๐ŸŒธ Free drinks and fun challenges all day from Monster Energy
๐ŸŒธ Cosplay competition

We are extremely proud of our classic roots and we do our best to bring not only the classic nostalgia of LANs in Sydney but also modern and hopeful vibes ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’
Come along if you want to continue the story with us! ๐Ÿฅฐ

Proudly supported by Gigabyte AORUS, Monster Energy, Cooler Master and GXS Studios

======== DETAILS ========
๐Ÿ“… Date: Sat & Sun Week 1 Term 3 (16 - 17 Sept)
๐Ÿ•’ Time: 11 am - 9 pm each day
๐Ÿข Venue: Science and Engineering Building (K-E8), UNSW Kensington
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/megalan - FREE entry for UNSW students, staff, and alumni or $10 general admission. It's completely open to the public - you do not need to be a UNSW student to join (there will be alot of non UNSW people there)
๐Ÿ… Tournament signups: http://megalan.com.au/

P.S. we have a new Discord server for MegaLAN. Get the latest updates, chat with other attendees, ask questions, or give us your feedback.
https://discord.gg/zbmjnV9GH9

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  • +2

    megalan is a minilan convention?……. this is confusing.

    • +4

      megalan is pretty lit ! but we don't wana overpromise haha

      there's tonnes of huge LANs and conventions out there like dreamhack and smashcon - they have attendance on the order of the 10,000s

      in comparison, we are a humble 600 (but growing fast !) so one day, idk maybe we'll actually be mega!

  • +1

    A true ozbargaining uni society would not put up with Humanitix's fees!

    • yeah 24% fee is pretty out there…

      • yeah ur right… we'll have to look into that - that's a ridiculous percent

        • A couple years ago they offered a low booking fee rate for non profit organisations/schools, not sure what it is now but my uni society def took advantage of it, might be worth looking into

          • @phatbirb: thats really useful! thanks for that - we'll definitely chase that up haha

            we keep improving each time, that's how it is ๐Ÿ”ฅ

  • +1

    Any arcade cabinets going to be present?

    • I'd also like to know

    • unfortunately no :(( sorry - maybe one day when we grow bigger, we can start getting them in
      it's something we'd all love to do

  • What is the $2.38 fee for?

  • +2

    Kinda wish this existed while I was at UNSW.

    Best I ever got during my time was just bumming arournd on all the old arcade cabinets in the Roundhouse before they were eventually got shut down and removed.

    • i feel u ๐Ÿ’

      unsw students of 2022 and after don't realise they live in the most amazing of times right now ๐Ÿฅบ

      unsw gaming societies were never able to reach this level, but we finally found a way to integrate all of them into a collective "UNSW gaming" identity and it's beautiful ๐Ÿฅฒ

      if ur not too busy, you can still come though!! as long as you still have your zID, you get free entry!

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