This page will be updated continuously. The channel #lan-participants will be used to communicate more directly with each other during the weekend.

BEFORE YOU GO

CHECKLIST

  • Activate “on board memory / profiles” on your own devices (mouse, keyboard etc) if supported
  • Have your Steam and Discord- login ready
  • Using AQtion (Steam) is heavily recommended, but a local/manual save of your game stored on USB drive or Cloud storage is acceptable too. Make sure to save your files in advance and remove files that you don’t need to allow for a faster download.
  • IMPORTANT IF YOU USE AQTION! Set up and test your SteamCloud
    https://wiki.aq2world.com/wiki/Steam_Cloud

    VIDEO INSTRUCTIONS HERE

TOURNAMENT

ROSTERS

  • clean Clan
    Clan tag: c2′
    Players: atat, teeth, ruoska, LeeLoo
  • Donkeys
    Clan tag: [D]
    Players: Mestah, rmplr, Mankan, Masa
  • FLATLINE
    Clan tag: _
    Players: keffo, Misse, Molberg, FragBait, bAron, tazii
  • maiJaw
    Clan tag: mJw –
    Players: unef0is, ez-modE, delta, Royce, zAke
  • Rukan hiihtokoulu
    Clan tag: ^rhk
    Players: penaa, mazze, nykzi, wannab
  • Rymy
    Clan tag: #Rymy
    Players: AsiS, Deksti, Aegis, Degge, 3dy, Jonsku, Shana, balze
  • smoke
    Clan tag: [smoke]
    Players: stan0x, t0ubie, jucci, Pain
  • WARPIGZ
    Clan tag: =:x
    Players: KHAOz, Pessi, Baystrup, Magger
  • Viagra
    Clan tag: #Viagra
    Players: kribba, johnny, flyer, ungochdum +2
  • prostate examinators
    Clan tag: [pE]
    Players: QuimBy, Nevi, Wingman, Hirchart, jAwbreaker, panda
  • Clan 11
    Clan tag: TBA
    Players: TBA
  • Clan 12
    Clan tag: TBA
    Players: TBA

LAN PARTICIPANTS

  • delta
  • ez-modE
  • Jucci
  • Mankan
  • Masa
  • Mestah
  • Nevi
  • KHAOZ
  • Pessi
  • QuimBy^
  • rmplr
  • Royce
  • Ruffy
  • stan0x
  • t0ubiE
  • unef0is
  • spot 17 –
  • spot 18 –
  • spot 19 –
  • spot 20 –

AGENDA & SCHEDULE

SATURDAY – 23rd of March

The tournament is taking place on Saturday.
We will play the group stage matches in the afternoon, which will decide the seeding of the teams going into the playoffs in the evening.

When and where?
We meet at Bar & Cafe Lategame at noon/TBD. We need everyone to be here on time to settle in, get a drink, get the game up and running and be ready for the tournament to start.

How to get there?
It’s a short and straightforward walk from the train station to the bar, taking around 10-15 minutes on foot.
Use Google Maps for your fastest route.
IF you are running late, let us know in #lan-support channel or contact

When does the tournament start?
We aim to start the group stage/round robin at 1pm in the afternoon local time. It is therefore important that everyone is there in good time to avoid any delays.

What do we do after the tournament is finished?
The bar is open until 2 am. and an after party will be hosted. More details TBA later.


GOOD TO KNOW & LOCAL GUIDES

GOOD TO KNOW

Here’s some tips and info that you might find handy for your visit to Tampere

  • Tipping: Tipping is not mandatory in Finland, as service charges are typically included in the bill. However, it’s common to round up the bill or leave a small tip as a gesture of appreciation for good service.
  • Alcohol Sales: Alcoholic beverages are sold in state-owned Alko stores in Finland. Note that alcohol sales are restricted after certain hours, so plan your purchases accordingly.
  • Emergency Services: In case of emergencies, dial 112 for assistance.


FUN FACTS

  • City of Lakes: Tampere is often referred to as the “Manchester of Finland” due to its industrial history, but it’s also known as the “City of Lakes” because it is surrounded by over 200 lakes, offering plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and scenic views.
  • Birthplace of Finnish Industrialization: Tampere played a crucial role in Finland’s industrialization during the 19th century, particularly in the textile industry. The Tammerkoski Rapids, which run through the city center, powered many of the early factories and mills.
  • Sauna Capital: Finland is famous for its sauna culture, and Tampere is no exception. The city boasts numerous public saunas, including the historic Rajaportti Sauna, which is one of the oldest public saunas still in operation in Finland.
  • Moomin Connection: Tampere has a strong connection to the beloved Moomin characters created by Finnish author Tove Jansson. The Moomin Museum, located in Tampere Hall, features a vast collection of Moomin-related artifacts and exhibits.
  • Tallest Observation Tower in Finland: The Näsinneula Observation Tower, located in Särkänniemi amusement park, stands at a height of 168 meters (551 feet), making it the tallest observation tower in Finland. Visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of Tampere and its surrounding lakes from the tower’s observation deck.
  • Lenin in Tampere: Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the Russian Revolution, lived in Tampere for a brief period in 1905. The apartment where he stayed is now a museum known as the Lenin Museum, providing insights into his time in the city and the revolutionary events of the era.
  • Ice Hockey Heritage: Ice hockey is a beloved sport in Finland, and Tampere has a rich hockey heritage. The city is home to two major ice hockey teams, Tappara and Ilves, who compete in the top Finnish league, Liiga. The rivalry between these teams is legendary in Finnish sports culture.










TAMPERE GUIDE

DRINKS & COCKTAIL BARS

Moro Sky Bar: Located atop the Hotel Torni, Moro Sky Bar offers panoramic views of Tampere along with a sophisticated selection of cocktails. Enjoy the elegant ambiance and skyline vistas while sipping on expertly crafted drinks.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/hqcgX7oKWd8vSCpc9

Konttori: Located in an old bank building, this cocktail bar offers a sophisticated and unique setting.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/5pG5SrGAKQ6jDcyMA

Telakka: Enjoy live music and a vibrant atmosphere at this popular bar /restaurant/nightclub situated in an old industrial building near the station.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/2PF4FjiC4ZFJZeiA8

BEER, LOCAL, CRAFT AND MICRO

Brewery Restaurant Plevna: In addition to its restaurant, Plevna Brewery offers a variety of locally brewed craft beers, perfect for beer enthusiasts.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/Q2U1daZBR1eamuKy8

Teerenpeli: known for its special brews and craft beers. As a microbrewery and distillery based in Finland, Teerenpeli has gained a reputation for producing high-quality and innovative brews. They often experiment with different ingredients and brewing techniques to create unique and flavorful beers.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/Bv4jjSi2pbLN3fACA

CHEAP BEER

Ale Pupi: We’re starting with probably the cheapest one off the list! Casual bar offering diverse beers at budget-friendly prices. Lively ambiance, popular with locals and visitors alike.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/Mg98yx3B2MNNZHmDA

Oluthuone Panimomestari: Cozy pub in Tampere, known for affordable craft beers. Laid-back atmosphere, local and international brews. Central location.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/MrdDupon4fuXJEZA9

Tuoppi: Popular Tampere bar with affordable drinks and vibrant vibe. Wide selection of beers, spirits, and ciders.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/RJXnokbsr6PV9eba7

O’Connell’s Irish Bar: Known for its lively atmosphere and affordable drinks, O’Connell’s is a great spot right next to the railway station for enjoying a pint without breaking the bank.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/DPhyU11DWNGFocA46

PIZZA

Napoli: Savor authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas made with fresh ingredients and baked in a wood-fired oven. A pride of the locals, Napoli offers pizza with affordable prices and a relaxed atmosphere.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/jjKg2Zm2VWkVT3T5A

Luca: Indulge in delicious pizzas crafted with care at Luca, known for its creative toppings and cozy atmosphere.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/2vHdnknMs4vqv5qA7

Sitko: A very popular pizza restaurant that focuses on industrial style. Here you can enjoy innovative sourdough-based pizzas and beer.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/cZh9xkHKfxiotrsg8

FALAFEL

Zeytuun: Offering a variety of Mediterranean dishes, including falafel, Zeytuun is known for its flavorful and authentic Middle Eastern cuisine, with options for both meat lovers and vegetarians. One location on Kuninkaankatu 17 near the LAN and one on Tuomiokirkonkatu 21.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/zww4gJKzvQdNwbKh7

Baba’s Kitchen: A cozy restaurant located in Tampere and known for its delicious Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. While the restaurant’s menu features a variety of dishes inspired by the flavors of the region, it is especially popular for its falafel
https://maps.app.goo.gl/TtWpjRY9TwpL1pZM7

RAMEN / JAPANESE

Aloha Ramen: The menu here features a variety of ramen bowls, each meticulously prepared with flavorful broths, tender noodles, and a selection of toppings such as marinated pork, soft-boiled eggs, and fresh vegetables. You’re pretty safe to get a decent Ramen here!
https://maps.app.goo.gl/kVuWwNSVAUdpr4Pf7

MEAT AND BBQ


Ravinteli Huber: If you’re not worried to spend some more, this place shines as a beacon of excellence in Tampere’s BBQ and beef scene. Renowned for its impeccable service and mouthwatering cuisine, this culinary gem elevates the art of grilling to new heights. Step into a realm of refined comfort where warmth and hospitality meet sophistication.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/3DQkdD2g3Q7J5GKP7

Hook Tampere: Feast on tender smoked meats and hearty barbecue dishes at this popular restaurant, perfect for meat lovers. Cool location.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/kaft3178apWyZtJR8


Pollos: Pollos is a cozy eatery in Tampere known for its delicious grilled chicken dishes. With a welcoming ambiance and friendly service, Pollos offers a taste of flavorful and tender grilled chicken that’s sure to satisfy
https://maps.app.goo.gl/BVHHpXUFideSAHga7

Siipiweikot: If craving some tasty wings, don’t miss Siipiweikot. They’re famous around here for their delicious chicken wings, served with a variety of flavorful sauces. It’s a casual and welcoming spot!
https://maps.app.goo.gl/YSe51VTioEo4m57MA

BURGERS

Naughty BRGR: Naughty BRGR in Tampere serves up gourmet burgers with creative flair. Trendy ambiance, premium ingredients, and bold flavors.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/Mo6Fiz9hCYTxM47t8

Social Burgerjoint: Social Burgerjoint is Tampere’s go-to spot for delicious burgers. Laid-back atmosphere, diverse menu, and quality ingredients.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/PN9dw4SiY8rvCwnD6

Friends & Brgrs: Friends & Brgrs is a popular chain, hand-crafted fries.. quality ingredients… lots of options… yada-yada… Only downsides are they don’t serve alcoholic beverages and some consider their burgers small-ish. One of the staples/favorites nonetheless.
https://maps.app.goo.gl/cinfCnMWSNgtvK3T8