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What A Weekend!

BaseLAN 28 has wrapped up, and I’m here to tell you about all the exciting (faceplants on keyboard)

No, but seriously, I think I got like a grand total of two hours of sleep, there was so much gaming, and holy crap, there was this moment in Robocraft when my buddy Mike and I were (faceplants again, snoring gently)

And did you hear what people were shouting in the traditional midnight TrackMania sessions, it puts Cards Against Humanity to shame, I think somebody called Kelly ClarkG:ruioegghbbn ghhhh 2

Alright, alright, I’ll dispense with the gimmick. In all honesty, though, it was a wonderful weekend of gaming. We had a huge demo zone, local indie devs, and more than a baker’s dozen of eSports teams showing their stuff to hundreds of attendees for 48 straight hours of gaming bliss. And a moment our own Kevin Carbotte will never forget. And that’s never not fantastic.

Gamers at BL28

(For you pics-or-it-didn’t-happen types, you can now check out the photos on the official AYB Flickr!)

Again, a big thanks to the following sponsors for helping to make this happen:

Stay tuned to–we’ve got some awesome coverage planned for the summer (including possibly some website-exclusive events!), all leading up to the horizon-shattering hugeness that will be BaseLAN 29 this fall.

That includes next week, when I will return to offering Hot Takes And Gaming Opinions in this column.

No, really. In fact, why wait for next week? Let me tell you why Guild Wars 2’s buy-to-play model is (immediately collapses, slips off chair onto floor, snoring contentedly)

Jesse Mackenzie is the Managing Editor for He would be listening to the sound of Star Trek engine cores while writing if he wasn’t currently conked out from a weekend full of gaming. His opinions are his own.


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