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EnterTheGame Announces 5yr Anniversary Party February 4th, 2004

Prizes Sponsored By:

Game Casting By:

Music/Interview Casting By:

(Lexington,KY) - February 4, 2004 - EnterTheGame(ETG), a Leading Gaming Chat Network in America, today announced the details of an on-line party they are hosting to commemorate their 5th year anniversary on Thursday February 5th, 2004. The party will be held on the EnterTheGame IRC Network in the channel #etgforever and will have music, interviews, gaming pickups, a Special ETG-n-Friends Gaming Event Series, and over $3500 worth of raffle prize giveaways!!!

The event will kick off at 7PM EST with a short opening speech by Dave Sherman(VD-WHiZ) the President/Director of Operations for ETG. Shortly following the opening, GunRadio(GUNr) will go On-Air(shoutcast broadcasting) with music, interviews, requests, etc. Pickup games will then start organizing in #utcommunity (Unreal Tournament) #ctfpickup (Q3 CTF) and #counterstrike (Counter-Strike). Anyone who plays those games is welcome to participate in those pickups. Game servers have been set aside for them so everyone can have a lot of fun and meet new friends.

During the event, ETG is also hosting the first ever ETG-n-Friends Gaming Event. This is a small double elimination Q3CTF tournament of games played for fun. The players are many higher-ups in various organizations such as QuakeCon, OGL, ThreeWave, OSP, GunRadio, and EnterTheGame. Many of whom haven`t been seen playing in years due to all the time they have spent putting into making the community a better place! Well now it`s their turn to kick back and have a good time, and you can hear (Live match action broadcasted by X-Cast(XCast)) and watch the action (via GTV servers hosted by SpeakEasy(SpeakEasy.Net) and laugh along with us as we play. The teams are as follows:

Team 1 Tapper
Head of WorldOGL & QuakeCon
QuakeCon Staff
GGL & Runner of many On-Line Events
ETG HelperServ Helper / Admin
ETG Admin
Team 2 PreciousDeath
WorldOGL Staff & QuakeCon Staff
QuakeCon Staff
ETG Admin
ETG Senior Admin
Creator of OSP
Team 3 Zoid
Creator of ThreeWave CTF
QuakeCon Staff
GUNRadio Staff
Head of EnterTheGame
ETG Admin
Team 4 Kold
ETG HelperServ Helper
ETG Admin
QuakeCon Staff
QuakeCon Staff
ETG Admin

To the left is the event`s schedule, maps to be played, and tournament brackets. It will be updated with match results as the matches take place. The teams playing, IRC Scorebots, and all the fans are welcome to join us in #ETG-n-Friends which will be the main channel for the event. The matches start at 8pm EST, but teams are encouraged to show up around 7:30pm EST to start preparing. We hope to see you there, it will be a blast!

Between 8PM EST and 12AM EST There will also be FREE RAFFLE GIVEAWAYS to random people who are attending the events. The prizes are available to USA and Canadian residents by default only, attendees from other countries are able to win if they want to take part, but would have to cover the shipping and handling themselves for items they win.

The more of the party channels you are in the better your chances of winning them in the raffles. The below companies have generously contributed the following products to be raffled off during the event:

Raffle Prizes

NVidia GeForce FX 5600 Ultra - (1 card) - Provided By NVidia ( )

Description: GeForce FX 5600 Ultra Video Card brings you image quality for the most demanding games and applications, by combining the incredible dynamic range of today`s state-of-the-art 3D motion pictures with 128-bit studio precision color. 

Wolfenstein Platinum  - (3 copies) - Provided By Activision ( )

Description: Reunite with U.S. Army Ranger B.J. Blazkowicz in his apocalyptic battle with the ultimate evil in this essential Wolfenstein package. Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Platinum Edition includes the original Return to Castle Wolfenstein and the multiplayer expansion Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory.

Unreal II - (5 copies) - Provided By Atari ( )

Description: The best things come to those who wait... In 1998, the PC gaming world was shaken by the arrival of the original Unreal. Now the sequel to this blockbuster, Unreal II - The Awakening, is finally here and is set to redefine expectations, just as its prequel did four years ago.

Enter The Matrix - (5 copies) - Provided By Atari ( )

Description: Enter the Matrix features awesome gunplay and spectacular martial arts that bend the rules of the Matrix, insane driving and stunts, and the chance to pilot the fastest hovercraft in the fleet. This game isn`t just set in the Matrix universe - it`s an integral part of the entire Matrix experience.

Call of Duty - (3 copies) - Provided By Activision ( )

Description: Experience the dramatic intensity of the frontlines through the eyes of common soldiers in this gritty and epic WWII first-person action game. As different characters from multiple sides of the Allied forces, players get a sense for the true scope of wartime action as they heed the call of duty by enlisting as a U.S. soldier, British trooper and Russian infantry all in the pursuit of toppling the evil aspirations of Nazi Germany.

Neverwinter Nights - (5 copies) - Provided By Atari ( )

Description: Neverwinter Nights is a new Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game that has been designed specifically for the online, multiplayer environment and also allows you to experience all the magic of pen-and-paper Dungeon-Mastering on your home computer! Using Neverwinter Nights` powerful and user-friendly Neverwinter Toolset, you can create and populate entire new modular worlds and stories for others to adventure in. As an all-powerful Dungeon Master (DM), Neverwinter Nights even allows you to alter the plot, possess characters, and manage combat from behind the scenes, all in real time.

Soldier of Fortune II Gold  - (3 copies) - Provided By Activision ( )

Description: Set your sites on Soldier of Fortune II: Gold Edition, the enhanced version to the explosive FPS hit, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix. Adding all-nw weapons, maps and modes, this nonstop adventure plunges you even deeper into the world of bio-terrorism and global intrigue. Reprise the role of John Mullins, gunning your way across the globe to eliminate terrorists before they unleash a deadly plaque upon humanity. Full frontal assaults, stealth and subterfuge are your tactics - sub-machine guns, rocket launchers and thermal vision goggles are your tools. It`s the most realistic covert-operative shooter ever.

Magic The Gathering: Battlegrounds - (5 copies) - Provided By Atari ( )

Description: Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds is filled with faithful translations of classic creatures, spells and enchantments from the premier trading card game in a visually stunning 3D game environment rife with real-time strategic fighting, devastating wizard arsenals and intense creature combat.

Just as in the Magic card game, in Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds you will choose a duelist and up to two of Magic`s five colors -- red, green, white, blue, and black -- to attempt to reduce your opponent`s life to zero. In order to do so, you will have to utilize lightning reflexes, strategic brilliance and, on occasion, raw power to overcome your enemies.

Gothic II - (3 copies) - Provided By Atari ( )

Description: The sequel to the critically acclaimed RPG, Gothic, Gothic II takes you on an even greater journey of adventure and discovery. The plot continues from the cliff-hanger of the original: After the imprisoned colony members are victorious, collapsing the magical barrier, the former Prison Colony is struck by a terrible earthquake, claiming the lives of many.

Rollercoaster Tycoon Deluxe - (2 copies) - Provided By Atari ( )

Description: RollerCoaster Tycoon Deluxe includes all the fun and creative experiences offered in the original RollerCoaster Tycoon and its expansion packs, Corkscrew Follies and Loopy Landscapes. Choose from a huge variety of coaster types with giant loops and barrel rolls and incredible in-park attractions like suspended monorails and water soaked plume rides!

Terminator 3: War of the machines - (5 copies) - Provided By Atari ( )

Description: The inevitable battle between man and machine has begun. War ravages the land as hardened Tech-Com fighters defend John Connor and others against the mechanized onslaught of the CRS force. This epic cinematic conflict, recreated from the phenomenal Terminator films, places first-person shooter fans at the very center of the uprising. Throughout high-powered multiplayer and single-player missions, combatants fight in apocalyptic landscapes — a decimated downtown Los Angeles, a battered ocean harbor, devastated highways — struggling for survival. Only the strongest will avert catastrophe and save human existence.

Masters of Orion 3 - (5 copies) - Provided By Atari ( )

Description: In MOO3, players assume the biggest role ever. No longer do players merely represent petty interplanetary dictators. In MOO3, players represent the controlling power behind an entire galactic civilization. The dictators, presidents, councils, and overlords that come and go are merely a player`s pawns. One must use these governments and their leaders to secure the destiny of one`s civilization and to manipulate its policies of freedom and oppression in both foreign and domestic arenas. It is not enough to be an able economist or a great captain to succeed in Master of Orion 3; considerable political, administrative, and espionage skills must be applied to craft your civilization`s glorious chapter in the Annals of Time and Space.

NVidia T-Shirts - (20 shirts) - Provided By NVidia ( )

NVidia T-Shirts! Wear the gear of your favorite Video Chip Manufacturer!

Nike Men`s Global Sphere Polo - (5 shirts) - Provided By Nike ( )

3-button short-sleeved polo features three button placket with self-fabric collar, open hem sleeves, side vents contrast stripe across sides and embroidered 1.5 Swoosh design trademark at left chest, and embroidered Nike Sphere trademark at lower right hem.

X/C Nike Sphere Hoody - (5 shirts) - Provided By Nike ( )

An innovative fleece top that regulates body temperature for premium running performance.

Limited Edition QuakeCon Doom3 T-Shirts & Linksys T-Shirts - (2 of each shirt) - Provided By QuakeCon ( )

Missed QuakeCon 2003? Well you can still get one of the Limited Edition Doom3 T-Shirts, or one of the Linksys shirts from it!

NVidia Posters & Case Stickers - (20 posters/stickers) - Provided By NVidia ( )

If you or your organization can help with extra prizes or servers for the event, feel free to contact ETG at

About Atari:
New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is one of the largest third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company’s 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre-defining games such as Driver™, Enter the Matrix™, Neverwinter Nights™, Stuntman™, Test Drive®, Unreal® Tournament 2003, and Unreal® Championship; and mass-market and children’s games such as Backyard Sports™, Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues™ and Dora the Explorer™, Civilization®, Dragon Ball Z® and RollerCoaster Tycoon®. Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext 5257), the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit

NVIDIA Corporation is a market leader in visual computing technology dedicated to creating products that enhance the interactive experience on consumer and professional computing platforms. Its graphics and communications processors have broad market reach and are incorporated into a wide variety of computing platforms, including consumer digital-media PCs, enterprise PCs, professional workstations, digital content creation systems, notebook PCs, military navigation systems and video game consoles. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 1,800 people worldwide. For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at

About Activision:
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $864 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003.

About NIKE:
NIKE, Inc. based in Beaverton, Oregon is the world`s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned Nike subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic footwear, apparel and accessories; Bauer NIKE Hockey Inc., a leading designer and distributor of hockey equipment; Cole Haan®, which designs, markets, and distributes fine dress and casual shoes and accessories; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes action sports and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. 

About EnterTheGame:
Founded in early 1999, EnterTheGame (ETG) was established to offer Video Gaming Enthusiasts a better place to gather and chat, setup matches, and meet new and friendly people on-line. Within its first 6 months, EnterTheGame excelled to become the Leading Gaming Chat Network in all of America. This was accomplished through hard work, attention to detail, and a dedication to provide the best service possible. ETG is the primary provider of on-line chat services to the vast majority of the On-Line Gaming Tournaments, Websites, MODs, and Organizations. ETG`s unfailing attitude and superior approach to service has made it the network of choice for people from all ages and walks of life and for 5+ years now. ETG remains in a dominant position by continually expanding on its vast services and offerings that have helped set it apart from all others. Now serving over 2.5 million people a month, ETG surpasses all expectations and will continue to do so in the years to come.


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