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Gamers and Specators



Days until LANtastic! 66
Doors open Saturday November 25 at 09:00

Early Bird Deadline October 13
Days to Deadline 23


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staff:

Core Staff

Our core event staff. These individuals have been involved with the coming of LANtastic VIII for months prior to the event. They've put in countless hours of preperation work, and you can be sure to see them at the event!

Fermulator
Full Name: Matt Callaghan
Nickname: Fermulator
Position: Event Coordinator
Duties / Responsibilities: "Event Coordinator" for the LANtastic events. Matt does what needs doing when it comes to LAN parties, and so he'll fill the gaps for whatever areas we are lacking in volunteer/staff. This year we've got more people stepping up to help, and help with more, so he can relax just a little. whew! This year is primarily focused on: Technical, Game/File Servers, Sandvine Initiatives. Will also continue to support in a smaller role marketing, sponsorship, etc.


Aerankas
Full Name: Mike Mackie
Nickname: Aerankas
Position: Technical Staff & Server Administrator
Duties / Responsibilities: Long haul from Ottawa! Trooper! Mike's the guy you can throw any technical problem at and he'll figure it out. Will be assisting with event preparation (whatever can be done remotely), event setup & teardown, and whatever is needed throughout the event. Specializes in networking and power setup.


sygnus
Full Name: Peter Belej
Nickname: sygnus
Position: Finance Officer & Game Server Administrator
Duties / Responsibilities: Once again coming in strong, Pete will be managing finances & payments making sure our little not-for-profit event doesn't end up in the red. Also helping to manage 1 or 2 dedicated game servers, will be helping with event pre-testing, setup, teardown, etc.!


Arrogant
Full Name: Ben Szmyt-Valois
Nickname: Arrogant
Position: Sponsorship & Prizes Lead
Duties / Responsibilities: Ben is stepping up this year to lead the primary efforts for contacting amazing potential sponsors for our event! Several other staff members help in this area as well, so Ben will be working with them to ensure we reach a wide variety of opportunities and ultimately end up with some sweet prizes for attendees!


FishesBeCrazy
Full Name: Alex Krueger
Nickname: FishesBeCrazy
Position: Technical and Web Site Administrator
Duties / Responsibilities: Alex will be chewing through a few of our never ending website enhancements and defects, as well as helping with some server work for the event!


Xanamander
Full Name: Alex Steers
Nickname: Xanamander
Position: Technical Staff & Game Server Administrator
Duties / Responsibilities: Steers is stepping up and owning nearly all of the PC game planning, selection, and preparation efforts. Will also be assisting with the event preparation and testing!


andrew.fox
Full Name: Andrew Fox
Position: Volunteer
Duties / Responsibilities: Andrew is working on a kick-ass game download caching solution using nginx and our Sandvine feature-set! When you see Steam downloading at 80MB/s, this is his handy work!


Avatar
Nickname: Avatar
Position: Server Administrator
Duties / Responsibilities: Avatar's got a handle once again on our beefy game setups file server. Targeting a rock solid 4x1Gbps link into the floor to facilitate faster game installation times for those who forgot to pre-install!


crappy_hell
Full Name: Kenan Ali
Nickname: crappy_hell
Position: Volunteer
Duties / Responsibilities: Kenan is helping out with various technical efforts pre-event, with focus on some Sandvine initiatives!


hansey6000
Full Name: Hans Vanleeuwen


pwn2own
Full Name: Chris Godding
Nickname: PwN2OwN
Position: Volunteer
Duties / Responsibilities: Chris and his crew have been long time supporters of LANtastic by means of encouraging a large group of gamers from London to attend! This year Chris is stepping up and volunteering to help with whatever the team needs to help continue make LANtastic a success. Chris is taking care of lodging arrangements for out-of-towners, sponsorship, testing of game servers, and probably more!


XDariusWolfeX
Full Name: Tomas Chester
Nickname: XDariusWolfeX
Position: Volunteer
Duties / Responsibilities: A new additional to our team! Tomas was new to our event as an attendee last year for LANtastic VII. He was so enthusiastic about the event he offered his services for this year going forward. Will be learning the ropes and pitching in a bit for pre-event things like advertising and sponsorship. As well as other pre-LAN work and event setup/teardown.


Special Thanks

Individuals who aren't officially a member of the LAN party staff, but deserve recognition for some particular act or acts in assisting with LANtastic VIII.

Cerebral
Full Name: Travis Willard
Nickname: Cerebral
Position: Day9TV Sponsor Liaison
Duties / Responsibilities: Travis is taking a small step away from the LAN volunteering game this year.. _However_ rest assured, he's working with your usual favourite game caster and content creator to hopefully land us a renewed sponsorship!