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My Birthday video

Hey guys! This past weekend was a very special day, namely my BIRTHDAY! One of the benefits of being a community manager for a city group (especially one as big as SF) is that when I decide to have a birthday party, we have...

 


Xzyliac's trip to PAX

Hey guys! I'd thought I'd share with you all this photoblog of Xzyliac's PAX adventures on Sunday! It started in the morning at the swanky Hyatt at Olive 8. Xzyliac was a tad hungover from the previous night but made sur...

 


PAX: My experience

Well, I'm seeing lots of these PAX recap blogs go up, and figured I might as well share my PAX experiences as well. Before I begin, I just have to say that if I forget to mention you its not that I dont love you! There was j...

 


Fifth Dtoid Communicast questions post!

If you dont ask questions, we are going to have a Situation. Hey guys! I've been asked my Spencer to put up a questions post for the next episode of The Dtoid Communicast, so here it is! Ask us whatever you want in the co...

 


CA Extreme footage

Hey guys! This weekend, in Santa Clara, an event California Extreme took place in which arcade enthusiasts from across the Bay Area brought in their pinball machines and arcade cabinets for everyone to enjoy. Sort of like a...

 


Happy Birthday Destructoid and Niero!!

OMG! DESTRUCTOID IS NOW 4 YEARS OLD! One of my favorite Mr. Destructoid pics It really is uncanny thinking about how long I've been on this site, and what Destructoid and the crew have done for me. This past year on Dtoi...

 


Happy Birthday Jonathan Ross!

Today is a special day, cause everyone's favorite wine-drinking, Survivor-loving, Blanka-playing editor is one year older! So, here's to Jonathan Ross, also known as Aerox! Thanks for all the Fanboy Fridays and for being...

 


Snooki Saturday! [NVGR]

f you aren't aware of the wonder that is Jersey Shore, you should be. This show has it all, drunken parties, fights, and duck phones. But above all, this show has one of the greatest people on the face of the earth, the que...

 


I win Dtoid Secret Santa. The end.

There have been many epic gifts presented to members of the community thanks to the Dtoid Secret Santa organized by Cataract. Its cool to see how generous we are to each other and just shows how Destructoid is unlike any oth...

 




Team Fedora

I promised I'd do something with the Team Fedora pics, so here it is! I totally learned how to use iMovie, and made a youtube video! Watch below! Music: "These are the Days" by Jaime Cullum

 


About Jesse Cortezone of us since 4:34 AM on 01.13.2007

Myself:

I am a Ph. D. chemist from the University of California, Berkeley. I have been playing videogames since as long as I can remember! My past favorite games include Secret of Mana, TMNT: Turtles in Time, the Resident Evil series (Jill is SUCH as master of unlocking), FFVII, Smash Bros Melee, and many others.

I've definitely gone through phases in my gaming "career". I used to LOVE fighting games in the time of Tekken Tag and Marvel vs Capcom II (my favorite fighting game), but now I find myself drawn to the more story driven games, and very recently, the music games....:)

But....fighting games are making a comeback! SFIV! MvC3! BlazBlue! Beware everyone, Tactix has put a quarter on the screen and is challenging you for battle!


It was mere chance that brought me to Destructoid back in early 2007, and through it all I've stayed because of the great writing staff, a community that cares, and lots of new internet and IRL friends. Destructoid has changed my life. True story.


If you live in the SF Bay Area, check out the DtoidSanFrancisco C-blog and join the Google Group!

DtoidSanFrancisco

Check out the past installments of my DTOID COMMUNITY DISCUSSES! Series:

Part 1: DLC
Part 2: Achievements
Part 3: Gaming Journalism
Part 4: Next Next-Gen Consoles
Part 5: Retro Renaissance
Part 6: Games That Suck
Part 7: Educational Games
Part 8: Evolution of Gaming Music
Part 9: Gaming Merchandise
Part 10: Iconic Games
Part 11: DESTRUCTOID!
Part 12: GDC
Part 13: Videogame Movies
Part 14: Competitive Gaming
Part 15: Level Design
Part 16: Emulation and Game Modding
E3 Edition: Microsoft
E3 Edition: Nintendo
E3 Edition: Sony
Part 17: Triple A Titles
Part 18: Fighting Games
Part 19: Digital Distribution



Card courtesy of TheGHost


Rock Band tag courtesy of CutieHoney

Thanks guys!


Last but not least, Chad Concelmo and I are the same person. Go ahead and ask him. :P

 
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