Looking for a fun game for LAN parties

PureOwnage

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Hey TH.net! My friends and I have frequent LAN parties with laptops by setting up at someone's house. We usually play Starcraft 1 custom games because it's small and doesn't require an awesome computer. However I have got bored of all of the Starcraft games (I've literally played all of them). If you could find some games that fit these requirements that me and my friends could play on laptops, then that would be great.

* Doesn't require too much downloading
* System Requirements aren't that demanding.
* FUNNNNN!
* Multiplayer (LAN or online doesn't matter)
 

Syndrome

You can change this now in User CP.
Like RPGS? Get Titan Quest. It's not sold anywhere anymore but it's widely played still and you can 'still get it'.
 

Samael88

Evil always finds a way
I am having frequent LAN parties as well and here is a list of the games we usually play:thup:

Call of Duty 2
Flat Out 2
Sins of a Solar Empire (really fun RTS game, look it up)
Command and Conquer 3
Act of War Direct Action
Age of Empires 3 with all expansions (we play AoE1 and AoE2 sometimes as well)
Mount and Blade warband
Killing Floor
Quake 3 Arena
Freelancer
Alien vs Predator 2
Grand Theft Auto 2
Diablo 2
Titan Quest
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War
Company of Heroes
Total Annihilation Kingdoms
Homeworld 1 and 2, but mostly 2
Delta Force Black Hawk Down
Heroes of Might and Magic 3
Starcraft
Soldier of Fortune 2
Battlefield 2

And If I could I would still force them to play these games:
Duke Nukem 3D
GTA1
Red Alert 1
Delta force 1
warcraft 2
Alien vs Predator 1

to bad most of them does not work on Vista due to it's lack of the ipx protocol:thdown:
 

Mahucharn

I wear a fez now, fezzes are cool.
Warcraft III, TrackMania, Age of Empires (any), Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War (I like Soulstorm the most), Unreal Tournament 3, Team Fortress II, Empire Earth (one of my favorite RTSs of all time).
 

seph ir oth

Mod'n Dat News Jon
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I'm gonna be boring an readd some ideas people have thrown out there, but also add some of mine:

+Age of Empires (I prefer #2)
+Quake 3 Arena
+Unreal Tournament (whatever you got)
+Trackmania Nations Forever (I used to host a server, lemme know if you need any unique maps, otherwise there's decent packs out there)
+Warcraft 2/3
+Starcraft
+Counterstrike: Source
+Soldat
+Worms World Party
+Minecraft
+Command and Conquer series games
+Diablo 1/2
+Magic the Gathering: Battlegrounds (even if you don't like the card game it's gameplay makes it differ and is quite easy to pick up, I recommend looking into "finding" it if you don't have it)
+Doom series games (google "zdaemon" if you have Doom 2, there's a great CTF mod to be had!)

Cheers!
 

Samael88

Evil always finds a way
Oh, I just remembered some other classics^^

Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends
Liero
Outlaws
Midtown Madness 2
Warbreeds
Starwars Gallactic Battlegrounds
Black and White
Red Faction
Dungeon Keeper 1 and 2
Three kingdoms: Fate of the Dragon
Drakan: Order of Flame (Mostly dragon mode)
Rune
Magic and Mayhem
Twisted Metal 2
Warrior Kings
Medal of Honor Allied Assault
Return to Castle Wolfenstein
Populus 3: The beginning
Stronghold (all of them except stronghold 2)
 

RangerX

I am justice!
Freelancer FTW :) awesome game [but for best experience you need to play on a server :) ] [or you can always add some mod that gives money then go and buy your awesome ship - Eagle / Saber/ Titan] :X
 
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