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My mom put an Atari 2600 controller in my hand at the age of 2. I've been gaming ever since.

29 years later I find myself a married man and father to 2 lovely girls; one is precociously curious, overly independent (for my tastes at least), but ever so loveable 3 year old and the other is wonderful and ferocious 7 month old.

Currently Playing:
Borderlands 2...still...whatever is free on Xbox Live

Recently completed:
BioShock Infinite

On Backlog:
everything

Highly anticipating the release of:
Destiny. This game makes it hard to tackle my backlog of high quality games because...they aren't Destiny. scumbag brain...


Trying to decide if I actually want to play:
EQ Next
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