(I'm not a "gamer", but events like this make me wish I were...I DO want to go...)
Registration has been open for this "gaming festival and party" that's to be held July 31 - August 3 in Dallas (at the Hilton Anatole Hotel).
There will be a BYOC (Bring-Your-Own-Computer) LAN party. When I last checked the website, three-thousand had registered. I wonder if there is a limit...
It's free, but READ THE FAQ.