Classic games, machines and LAN comedy advancing to PC Gamer Weekender

Alright, so we do still alarm it the PC Gamer Weekender, and it is in the best allotment about PC gaming, and we are still PC Gamer—but we’re still captivated to advertise a ambit of archetypal machines and a deluge of archetypal titles will be accessible to comedy with during the event.

We’ll be casting our retro-shaped eye all the way aback to the 80s and 90s heyday of claimed computers—and by that we don’t beggarly PCs. No, at the PC Gamer Weekender we’ll accept the brand of the BBC Micro and Amstrad CPC 464 on-hand to comedy about with.

The abounding agency of amateur at the appearance is still to be confirmed, but the machines attendees will acquisition at the show—including the aloft called two—is: Spectrum 48K, Commodore 64, Amiga 1200 and Atari ST.

Come forth and see how amateur did it on added home computers afore we lived in the canicule of the PC, Mac and not abundant else. And assuredly set to blow some of those arguments, like which was better—C64 or Speccy? Amiga or ST? (It was the Amiga) And comedy some abstract you ability accept absent aback in the mists of history.

We’ll additionally accept Apple of Goo, Limbo, Cool Meat Boy, Cavern Story, Fez and Complect on-hand to play, to admonish us of the indie bang over the accomplished decade—and of how Apple of Goo is still absolutely amazing fun.

Finally, we’ll be hosting LAN matches on two greats of the bounded breadth arrangement gaming scene: Counter-Strike and Jedi Charlatan 2: Jedi Outcast. Both will be playable in eight-player LAN setups, so appear forth and adore the anamnesis of lugging an absolute PC about to a friend’s abode after any of the beef ache or cable-management!

These archetypal amateur and means to comedy will be abutting by abounding added speakers, amateur and booths, all at the PC Gamer Weekender, which is actuality captivated February 18-19 at the Olympia, London, in the UK. For added capacity see the site, and chase us on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news. Tickets are available now from £12.99.

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