Pizza, Python, Posters, LANs and user groups.


WARNING: This might be a bit of a long post. Some parts of it have been waiting a while because blogging is the devil.

First off, we’d like to thank our friends at Four Star Pizza. We had our AGM (minutes here!) back at the end of November and they gave us a few pizzas for it. Now that Christmas is over and we’re well into the new year we figure that people have enough money again to be spending on random stuff… like pizza. Anyway, they have a new menu and a few deals going at the minute and we’d recommend having a look at them!

 

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091 Labs 091 LAN – LAN Night February 17th from 6pm


Hello folks,

Join us for our next LAN Night at 091 Labs on Friday the 17th of February from 6pm till late!

We’ll have a fully-stocked tuck shop and our MAME arcade cabinet will be set up for anyone needing a break from the main attraction.

Entry is €10 (all money goes to 091Labs). Members of 091Labs go free.
Information

Booking: Places can be reserved via Eventbrite @ http://091lan-feb-17th.eventbrite.com.

Location: 091 Labs, 1st Floor, Tyrone House, 47 Eyre Square, Galway.
Date & Time: Friday 17th February @ 18:00
Ending: Early(ish) Saturday 18th February
Capacity: 20
Price: €10 (all monies going to support 091Labs)
Games being played:
We’ll have a Minecraft server running during the night – suggestions for custom maps are welcome.
Battlefield 3
Heroes of Newerth
Company of Heroes
Call of Duty 4/MW2/MW3
Team Fortress 2
Monday Night Combat
No More Room In Hell (mod, requires a Source engine game, ie: Half-Life 2 or Counter-Strike: Source)
And more!

This is by no means a complete list, we’re open to suggestions. If you can get enough people enthusiastic about playing it on the night, we’ll give it a go.

Bring: Yourself, a laptop or computer with at least a 256mb nVidia/ATI GPU. Headphones are a must.

See you there!

091 Labs 091 LAN Friday 13th!


Hello folks,
We’ll be running our third LAN at 091 Labs this coming Friday the 13th of January from 6pm onwards. Our first two LAN’s were great fun and we’re really looking forward to running another.
We’ll have a fully-stocked tuck shop and our MAME proto-cabinet will be set up for anyone needing a break from the main attraction. Entry is €10 (all money goes to 091Labs). Members of 091Labs go free.
091Labs is run on a voluntary not-for-profit basis by it’s members, for more information on 091Labs and what it is, go here.
Information
Location: 091 Labs, 1st Floor, Tyrone House, 47 Eyre Square, Galway.
Date & Time: Friday 13th January @ 18:00
Ending: Early(ish) Saturday 14th January
Capacity: 20
Price: €10 (all monies going to support 091Labs)
Games being played:

  • Battlefield 3
  • Heroes of Newerth
  • Company of Heroes
  • Call of Duty 4/MW2/MW3
  • Minecraft
  • Team Fortress 2
  • Monday Night Combat
  • No More Room In Hell (mod, requires a Source engine game, ie: Half-Life 2 or Counter-Strike: Source)

This is by no means a complete list, we’re open to suggestions. If you can get enough people enthusiastic about playing it on the night, we’ll give it a go.

Bring: Yourself, a laptop or computer with at least a 256mb nVidia/ATI GPU. Headphones are a must.

Booking: To book a place send an email to ush (at) 091labs.com with the subject line “091 Labs LAN the Third”. Feel free to include game suggestions, etc. We’ll update this post when all the places are taken.

See you there!

Games Day – This Saturday, November 19th


Howdy folks,

The crew from Board Games Club Galway are holding a Games Day in the Labs this Saturday.

It’ll be on from 12 noon until late so feel free to pop down to say hello and play some Settlers of Catan, Battlestar Galactica, and so on! You can bring your own games down if ye have them.

Padraic

P.S. Even if you can’t make it on Saturday, Board Games Galway meet in the Labs every Thursday from 7pm!

Rupture: Street Fighter Tournament. Saturday, 15th October.


Rupture

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Tournament

While first person shooters and war games grew more and more popular over the years, there is one genre that always stood proud in the world of competitive gaming. That is – the fighting game genre!

With regular tournaments being held all over Ireland (including Dublin and Cork), it’s time Galway got it’s chance to fight the good fight.

Rupture will be held in 091 Labs (above Kennedy’s pub) in Eyre Square on Saturday 15th October, where Galway’s finest fighters can battle it out on a number of Xbox 360’s to prove their worth in Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition. With a €10 entrance fee and a chance to win quite a bit more, Rupture will be an incredibly intense and fun competition, as players are travelling from all over to compete. And for the full effect, we’ll be showing the grand finals on a big screen!

Registry will take place between 12-1pm on Saturday 15th October, with the tournament starting soon afterwards. So be sure to turn up early to secure your place in the tournament, and to warm up with a few casual fights too.