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    Hexus Social

    We are delighted to open a new sub forum for all things social. HEXUS members had a long tradition of organising real world events where community members could meet up in RL to share a beer, and or a meal, or visit places of techy interest. There were also HEXUS LAN parties in the past!

    This will be the forum where events are coordinated by Tiggerai (who will also moderate it) but - they can be organised by anyone!

    The custom was that anyone who attended 3 social events was regarded as a HEXUS.social member and was given a green user title - so now you know who the most sociable members are!
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    Re: Hexus Social

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    We are delighted to open a new sub forum for all things social. HEXUS members had a long tradition of organising real world events where community members could meet up in RL to share a beer, and or a meal, or visit places of techy interest. There were also HEXUS LAN parties in the past!

    This will be the forum where events are coordinated by Tiggerai (who will also moderate it) but - they can be organised by anyone!

    The custom was that anyone who attended 3 social events was regarded as a HEXUS.social member and was given a green user title - so now you know who the most sociable members are!
    Thanks PeterB!

    These were always good fun in the past and a great way to meet up with other like minded Hexites

    Looking forward to seeing you all at a meet soon.

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    Excellent call

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    Re: Hexus Social

    Wonder how a Hexus online gaming night would go down?

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    Re: Hexus Social

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason.Lyons View Post
    Wonder how a Hexus online gaming night would go down?
    with my rig, I'd be dead before I'd spawned. Over and over again. When I bought it it ran all the latest titles. BF2, Quake 3, C&C RA2, I even got this new game called Crysis, but not everyone could run it. Be sure to check before you buy a graphics card it can handle it etc etc. Now sadly it's just a bit, well, off the pace if you know what I mean.

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    Re: Hexus Social

    We sort of had a steam group.


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    Re: Hexus Social

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    We sort of had a steam group.
    I'm thinking maybe a monthly game night I know people in the office would be up for it as we've talked about an office lan party before. OK quick question before I look into this. What games would you guys like IF I can get a officalish game night going?


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    Re: Hexus Social

    There were HEXUS LAN parties in the past. IIRC ere was an annual one at Uttoxeter.
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    Re: Hexus Social

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    There were HEXUS LAN parties in the past. IIRC ere was an annual one at Uttoxeter.
    Yup we had a LAN team, H3XU5, which attended the Game On LANs at Uttoxeter, they're just in the process of trying to find another venue so we can get them up and running again.

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    Re: Hexus Social

    Welcome to HEXUS Social one and all.

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    Re: Hexus Social

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason.Lyons View Post
    I'm thinking maybe a monthly game night I know people in the office would be up for it as we've talked about an office lan party before. OK quick question before I look into this. What games would you guys like IF I can get a officalish game night going?


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    hello, sounds like I might need to budget in some PC improvements....

    I have to be honest I still find Quake 3 to be one of the smoothest multiplayers in mass matches. Unreal Tournament also fares quite well. And they're good levellers because anyone can run them. Old Skool I grant you, but still fun.

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    Re: Hexus Social

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason.Lyons View Post
    I'm thinking maybe a monthly game night I know people in the office would be up for it as we've talked about an office lan party before. OK quick question before I look into this. What games would you guys like IF I can get a officalish game night going?


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    Something like CS:GO,Overwatch,Planetside2,Chivalry,TF2,L4D,L4D2,Natural Selection 2 or Serious Sam?

    There are probably others I have missed,but thinking of titles which don't need uber graphics cards,and also are not too expensive if people have not got them.


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    Re: Hexus Social

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    Yup we had a LAN team, H3XU5, which attended the Game On LANs at Uttoxeter, they're just in the process of trying to find another venue so we can get them up and running again.
    MadduckUK and I have been looking into these events, waiting with baited breath for Game On to find something. Please do let us know if there's even a whiff of a LAN

    My suggestions would be:

    Paladins
    Rocket League
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    Awesomenauts
    Crossout

    Trying to include as many free to plays as possible.

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    Re: Hexus Social

    GameGrin (same guys as GameOn) hold a Friday theme night most weeks that I sometimes do. They have a Discord channel so you can see what it will be or make a suggestion.

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    Re: Hexus Social

    Quote Originally Posted by Hoonigan View Post
    MadduckUK and I have been looking into these events, waiting with baited breath for Game On to find something. Please do let us know if there's even a whiff of a LAN

    My suggestions would be:

    Paladins
    Rocket League
    GTA V
    L4D2
    Awesomenauts
    Crossout

    Trying to include as many free to plays as possible.
    Forgotten about Paladins - overwatch is fun but looking at some recent reviews of Paladins it looks quite solid and it's free.

    Also Crossout looks interesting too.


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