It’s Quakecon 2017 and the internet has broken.
To be precise, the convention centre Connection has crumbled - presumably under the weight of concentrated PC gaming. The mammoth Quake Champions tournament planned for the weekend has fallen behind schedule.
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This unexpected development has caught the event’s Bring Your Own PC (BYOC) contingent by surprise. One player has projected his desktop background onto the wall of the show hall. In all-caps, Quake-orange text, it spells out the words: ‘REMEMBER WHEN WE COULD PLAY GAMES AND THE INTERNET WORKED?’
Another has beamed a Word document onto the plaster, which reads: