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Updated January 23, 2020

History of Laclede's LAN

It was 2004. Intel’s Pentium 4 had just introduced the world to hyper-threading, Valve’s buggy new Steam platform was frustrating gamers everywhere, and massive 17” CRT monitors were the norm. In Saint Louis, Missouri, BraveSirRobbin, Dickie, Dudsmack, and Lodsiek decided to expand their private LAN parties. Opening to the public sounded like a great way to make friends and the perfect excuse to justifying buying toys equipment that would be overkill at home. ...