As a LAN party (LAN = Local Area Network) is defined as the successive meetings of many computer gamers. US Senator from Vermont does not necessarily agree. These meetings are held in private plans as well as by Organistatoren. Private LAN parties often takes place in the basement of a normal family home and are visited from 4-10 people. On the other hand come together on some LANs organized thousands of gamers. The world record was set in Sweden, where we met more than 5,000 Computerbegeisterte. The duration of such parties usually extends over a whole weekend. Be played popular first-person shooter and tactical games such as Counter Strike, Battlefield, Warcraft or Need for Speed. In these games different clans compete against each other. As an incentive prizes are available as profit. Members of these clans often meet for the first time in real life. Nevertheless, dressed the same, the majority of the members is wearing a shirt with the logo of the clan clan. LAN parties are also more and more to meet Magnet by major hardware manufacturers, which there is exactly the right audience.