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Also known as Zodiac Eclipse on the forums, Joanna is your friendly neighborhood MOMerator and former co-forum admin. Having done a fair share of community badassery Joanna now enjoys actually having time to play games and interact with her family, henceforth referred to as 'Husband' and 'Kiddo', respectively.





Proper Dtoid Name: Zodiac Eclipse

Occupation: MOMerator


Thanks for the title shot ZP

Destructoid has forums.



Promoted Blogs:

Plushtoid has arrived!

Being an RPG girl in a FPS world

Promoted Musings:

Expanded Universes: The rise and fail of fan fiction

Those about to die: Woodland Creatures

Untapped potential: The fight for Fallujah

Love/Hate: Casual Gaming


Quick facts:

*I have a degree in journalism advertising that I've never used.

*I work in a laboratory with people who do science. I mostly get in the way and keep up moral with my "unique" people skills.

*I met my husband on Star Wars Galaxies.

*I love RPG's, both Massively Multi-player and standard offline ones.

*I'm fascinated by survival horror games, but usually too chicken to play them.

*I dabble in all forms of nerdery so chances are if you're into something geeky so am I, though not to equal degrees.

*I used to make toys.





Currently Playing:
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes





Favorite Games:
Mass Effect 1 & 2 & 3, Portal, Final Fantasy VIII, The Witcher, Azure Dreams, Sims 1 & 2, Lego Star Wars, and other stuff I can't think of right now.




MMO's I've played:
SWG, Vanguard, Ryzom, EQ2, CoH/CoV, Guild Wars, LOTRO, Star Wars TOR, and millions (literally) of the freebie ones.




Community Awesomeness:

I've been interviewed by LawofThermalDynamics.

The wildly talented AlphaDeus made me a theme song. Momeration

I'm an element on the Destructoid periodic table. Thanks Corduroy Turtle


I got a card!


Thanks Qalamari

I'm on the Community Manager Podcast, Communitoid with some amazingly talented people. Check us out!
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6:30 PM on 02.14.2013

Finding my true love in Star Wars Galaxies

[Destructoid's own Forums MOMerator Joanna "Zodiac Eclipse" Mueller shares the story of how she and her husband met in Star Wars Galaxies, just in time for Valentine's Day. I hope you packed your toothbrush, because this is t...

Zodiac Eclipse

5:00 PM on 03.11.2012

Forums, we have them: March 2012

Put on your wizard hat and cloak of invisibility, it's that magical time where we invade the front page to remind you all that Destructoid has Forums and they are glorious. Don't believe me? Take a look at all the crazy shenanigans that went down last month.

Zodiac Eclipse

1:00 PM on 12.03.2011

Forums, we have them: December 2011

Welcome friends. This month I'll be taking you by the hand and showing you the wonders of the forums, or at least giving you a quick rundown of all the crazy stuff that goes on there. Sit back and relax as we view some new th...

Zodiac Eclipse

1:00 PM on 10.09.2011

Forums, we have them: October 2011

Welcome back my lovelies. It's that time once again where I recap for you all the fascinating forum news and happenings of the past month. We had some creativity, thread derailment and badges, and that's just in the first ...

Zodiac Eclipse

1:00 PM on 07.03.2011

Forums, we have them: July 2011

In this episode of Forums, we have them, E3 fever sweeps the forums, NARPs totally happen, a whole slew of new official game threads arrive and the Game Master is born. Also, check out the totally awesome van ivr56 create...

Zodiac Eclipse

3:00 PM on 05.03.2011

Forums, we have them: May 2011

[The Forums are totally taking credit for the Watdoom craze that swept the site this month.] We interrupt your regularly scheduled front page to once again remind you that Destructoid has Forums and if you didn't know about...

Zodiac Eclipse

11:00 PM on 03.01.2011

Forums, we have them: March 2011

Hey kids, it's that time again -- time for me to take you by the hand and walk you through another edition of Forums, we have them. Single file please; and I saw that, get your hand out of your pocket. Okay, you're probab...

Zodiac Eclipse

7:00 PM on 02.07.2011

Plushtoid has arrived!

[Awesome community member, forum moderator, and toy designer/creator Zodiac Eclipse has made these incredible plush Mr. Destructoid heads! If you want one (or any of the other awesome toys she and her husband create), head on...

Zodiac Eclipse

3:00 PM on 10.07.2010

Forums, we have them: October 2010

This month in the forums, people mock collectors editions with vegetables (or are they fruit?), manly men flaunt their beards, the Cinema opens for movie ratings and discussion, and sometimes we talk about games. It was a ...

Zodiac Eclipse

2:00 PM on 07.05.2010

Forums, we have them: July 2010

Greetings kiddos! It's once again time for our monthly forum breakdown where I bring you all the hip happenings of my beloved basement dwelling brethren. Grab yourself some sugar tang and get comfortable because this month...

Zodiac Eclipse

3:20 PM on 06.02.2010

Forums, we have them: June 2010

Welcome kids. Mxyzptlk is busy "acquiring" parts for his scale model Optimus Prime from local lumber yards, so I've been handed the tremendous honor of hosting our forum recap. This month brought us a slew of new badges, mythological beasts, tournaments, and speculation for the future. Join me as we take a quick walk down memory lane. 

Zodiac Eclipse

6:20 PM on 12.22.2009

Love/Hate: Casual gaming

[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our...

Zodiac Eclipse

3:00 PM on 07.12.2009

Being an RPG girl in a FPS world

[Zodiac Eclipse tries out some FPS games. -- CTZ]It has come to my attention that I can no longer sit idly by and ignore the first-person shooter genre. We got off to a rocky start back in my formative years and since then, w...

Zodiac Eclipse

7:00 PM on 06.16.2009

Untapped Potential: The fight for Fallujah

[It's time for another Monthly Musing -- the monthly community blog theme that provides readers with a chance to get their articles and discussions printed on the frontpage. -- CTZ]  It seems odd that I'd choose to dust...

Zodiac Eclipse

7:00 PM on 04.25.2009

Those about to die: Woodland Creatures

[It's time for another Monthly Musing -- the monthly community blog theme that provides readers with a chance to get their articles and discussions printed on the frontpage. -- CTZ]    As some of you have foun...

Zodiac Eclipse

4:00 PM on 04.04.2009

Expanded Universes: The rise and fail of fan-fiction

So far, we've seen some great articles dealing with the many diverse and exciting incarnations of expanded gaming universes (fair warning, this won't be one of them). We've had a fine sampling from movies, cartoons, books, an...

Zodiac Eclipse