Video Games

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  1. ILHunter92

    ILHunter92 USAFA Cadet

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    I believe I read somewhere on here about PC gaming? When are you allowed to play video games if at all? And are you allowed to have a console such as an Xbox? I understand that you cannot have a TV unitl first class year correct? But the big computer screen would work for a console.
     
  2. bsa07eagle

    bsa07eagle Member

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    My escort got an XBox right after recognition and hooked it up to his computer monitor (which you can have after PW I believe). Super fun, but very distracting. I doubt anyone is going there so that they can play video games.

    Later,

    Brian
     
  3. CadCandMateus

    CadCandMateus Recent Grad

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    Alot of people in my squadron play
     
  4. PDub

    PDub Prospective

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    PC gaming and console gaming is allowed. However, Playstation Network and Xbox Live will not be allowed through USAFAnet. Not sure if online computer gaming is allowed (like WoW). I do none of the above so I'm not the most knowledgeable cadet about online gaming.
     
  5. CadCandMateus

    CadCandMateus Recent Grad

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    People play WoW here as well.
     
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    raimius USAFA Alumnus

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    After Recognition, games are allowed.
    You must use the squadron TV or your monitor, unless you are a firstie.

    Online gaming is restricted quite a bit, due to network rules.
    I don't know the status of WoW and whatnot, but in the past, cadets had to break several network policies to use them. I wouldn't recommend doing that.
     
  7. CadCandMateus

    CadCandMateus Recent Grad

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    when they went through and "upgraded" the network last fall i specifically remember reading something about WoW being officially allowed now. they changed some network setting to allow that...now to get them to do it for playstation network...
     

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