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NETWAR 40.0 – 2 Weeks Away!

By March 27, 2022Event News


We are only two weeks away from NETWAR 40.0!  The event is approaching quickly.  This is going to be an epic event that you will not want to miss.  In case you missed it, Curium, our founder, was on 89.7 The River’s Morning Fiasco Show; here is the audio clip.

If you need a quick summary of this email, skip to the TL;DR at the bottom.

NETWAR 40.0 will take place at Baxter Arena in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, April 9th at 10:00 AM. It will run for 29 hours straight till 3:00 PM on Sunday.

Get Your Tickets!
Tickets are going fast!  Grab your ticket now before they are gone!  If you wait too much longer, finding consecutive seats to sit beside your friends or teammates will become impossible.

Ticket Prices are increasing this Friday!
Early bird tickets are $50 + tax (purchased on or before Friday, April 1st).
People who lag will have their tickets cost $60 + tax (purchased after April 1).

Tournaments and the event schedule has been posted on the website.

We are still in need of more volunteers.  If you are interested in volunteering to help setup and/or tear down this amazing for-charity gaming event, please fill out the volunteer form.

Case Mod Competition
Case mod competition will be at 5:00 PM on Saturday during the event.  Get your rig looking pretty and you might just win!

Sponsors – We are raffling off over $15,000 in prizes
We have brought on an enormous number of fantastic sponsors.  We will have some amazing prizes to raffle off including computer hardware, gaming peripherals, video cards and so much more!  Some sponsors will have booths at the event that you can visit to learn more about their products and get yourself some sweet schwaaag!

Star Wars Characters
Imperial 80th Squad from 501st Legion will be at the event in their Star Wars costumes along with their droids.  Be sure to pose and get your photos with them.

The Gamers Oasis – a classic and modern gaming arcade in Omaha will have a massive booth at the event with retro console gaming systems for you to play including Atari, Nintendo, N64, Gamecube, etc.  If you want to visit their location before and/or after the event, they are located at 87th and Pacific in the Countryside Village, or call (531)721-2501.

Retro PC Gaming Systems
Rik from Rik’s Random Retro will be at the event with two 90’s area gaming PCs networked together with 90’s technology. They’ll be ready for you to use and relive some old but great memories.  Thank you, Rik, for helping us celebrate our 20 years!

Tiny Whoop Drone Racers
Starting at 7:00 PM on Saturday, a group of local drone racing pilots will be racing micro drones through an obstacle course in the upstairs concourse area. These pilots will be flying via First Person View (FPV) goggles, bringing a video-game-like feel to the real world. Any attendees interested in checking it out are welcome to stop by and spectate, or have a chat with the pilots.

Omaha Virtual Reality – Laser Tag
Omaha VR will have a massive booth at the event.  They will be hosting Versus: Virtual Reality and laser tag brought to the next level with free roam! Versus is a retro-futuristic VR laser tag.  Jump into the arena for PVP battles with your V-99 blaster and tag other attendees in the arena with you.  This is not a sponsored booth; Omaha VR will be charging a minimal fee to play on their VR systems.

If you have purchased tickets and are unable to make the event, you may request a refund of your ticket up to seven (7) days before the event. Because the event will be sold out, we kindly ask that you request your refund as soon as possible to allow others to take your spot. Thanks!

TL;DR Recap:

  • Event is two weeks away
  • Ticket prices increase this Friday
  • Get your computer ready for case mod competition
  • Gaming tournaments posted on website
  • Over $15,000 in door raffle prizes donated by our sponsors
  • Imperial 80th Squad from 501st Legion will be at the event in their Star Wars costumes
  • Gamers Oasis will have old school gaming consoles to play on
  • Local group of Tiny Whoop Drone pilots will be holding a race
  • Omaha Virtual Reality will have VR Laser Tag
  • Rik’s Random Retro will have some 90’s classic PC’s for attendee use

For more information about the event and to purchase your tickets, visit the event website.

Join us on our Discord server before, during, and after our event.