The latest from Northern-LAN

  • N-LAN:1 – We did it!

      Finally, to our BYOC, Tournament Players and Spectators – thanks for supporting us in setting the bar for Northern-LAN and coming out; no players = no LAN, so thanks for that! Props to Newcastle Civic Centre for having us and allowing us to turn the place upside down. Check out our photo album of […]

  • E-Dojo Brings Fifa, CoD, Rocket League Cash Tournaments to N-LAN, and More!

    Our friends at are bringing a dozen PS4/3’s along to N-LAN for all to play on and will be hosting a selection of cash prize tournaments over both days.  Not only that, but E-Dojo have kindly allowed everyone to play on the systems when not being used for tournaments, which is great for those […]

  • Pokemon @ N-LAN:1!

    We’re all about gaming here at Northern-LAN and we are happy to cater for all the poke-maniacs out there.  You can expect the presence of Pokemon all over our event ranging from permanently lured local Poke-stops,  trading and cards with Pokemon TCG, elimination tournaments using Pokemon-showdown and we even plan to have special event Pokemon […]

  • Cavtec Supporting N-LAN:1! Retro Rigs and Minecraft for all!

    We are proud to announce that Cavtec will be supporting N-LAN:1 and are bringing 15 of their retro systems along as well as 5 specially configured Minecraft systems for all to use, even those with spectator tickets! Cavtec are a leading IT Support Services company with offices in the North East and South East of England. […]

  • Super Smash Brothers Tournament @ N-LAN + Open to public!

    We are thrilled to announce that the guys over at “Don’t Get Hit” will be running Super Smash Brothers tournaments over the weekend.  Details of the tournaments will be updated on the “Whats On” page shortly. As the “Don’t Get Hit” guys are bringing all of the Wii-Us and hardware, this tournament is open to the […]

  • Win your place @ N-LAN 1, LOL 1V1 Tourney!

    We’ve teamed up with the guys at HMD gaming who are running a 1v1 League of Legends tournament on the 16th April to offer a pretty sweet first prize of a N-LAN 2 day weekend ticket, in addition to the cash prize already on offer. HMD gaming are a team of eSports players who both enter […]

  • N-LAN:1 – Local Multiplayer Mayhem

    We understand that not everyone coming to the LAN will be pro at certain games, and that there will be plenty of games that you might not have played or even heard of before. We’ve devised a small list of awesome yet easy to play local multiplayer games that even the noobest of players can […]

  • Stop – Bannertime!

    This weekend we were out in force with home made placards in our Deadpool and Prophet costumes to spread the word of N-LAN:1.  We were predominantly outside Geek Retreat and Forbidden planet and we had the pleasure of chatting to and taking pictures with loads of you guys throughout the day Did you see us, […]

  • Supporting Charity – The Chronicle Sunshine Fund

    Being our first event, it’s important for us to set the tone and show who we are and what we are about. We want our events to be inclusive for all regardless of age, gender, ability, race or skill and most of all fun! We also recognise the importance of giving something back, and at the […]

  • Building N-LAN:1 – Networking and Internet

    Following on from our last article on building N-LAN:1, today we thought it would be a good time to cover networking.  We have an entirely gigabit network and cabling meaning ultra-fast download speeds from our file servers and generally lightning quick speeds from peer to peer. We actually have enough 24 and 48 port switches to […]