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Been gaming since 1988, 20 years of console wars, Italian plumbers, blast processing, and internet memes. I possess an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the console gaming era of the early 90's and hope to someday put it to good use. I'm a firm believer in the idea that you can love a game company, but can still be critical when said company attempts to get everyone on board a stupid idea. Every game console has it's pros and cons, but in the end it's all about the games themselves and what we the individual get out of the experience. What is looked upon as a waste of time by others, is a benign escape to the rest of us.

[The favorites of all time:]
Dig Dug (Arcade)
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)
Super Metroid (SNES)
Shadow of the Colossus (PS2)
Front Mission 3 (PS1)
Bionic Commando (NES)
Chrono Trigger (SNES)
Power Stone 2 (Dreamcast)
Punch Out!! Featuring Mike Tyson (NES)
Skullmonkeys (PS1)
Viewtiful Joe (GC)...I'd be here all day...


[Favorite SHUMPS]
Gun-Nac (NES)
Lords of Thunder (Turbographix 16)
19XX: The War Against Destiny (Arcade)
Sorcer Striker (Arcade)
Cybattler (Arcade)
Gunbird 2 (Arcade)
Ikaruga (Arcade)
Einhander (PS1)

I usually play online in FPS, Fighting games, Music Rhythm games, online board and card games and racing games. I'm up for any game genre, but I'm terrible at RTS, I don't know what that says about me, bad micromanaging skills perhaps?
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Since I don't know how to embed the video without it looking like a bunch of code, I give you this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRhlUdU-1wQ

Ignore the husky voice, that's how I sound all the time. It's quite sad.

What this is is a failure of a pilot me and a friend are working on for the local videogame store in the City of Industry called Super Video Game Bros. Since there's no rhyme or reason or any rules (beyond decenty laws) to what we were asked to do, my friend decided on doing it sort of guerrilla style. My usual improvisational abilities aren't at their peak right now as we're still trying to find what it is we want this thing to be, but we at least have a simple rating system picked out. Enjoy in the awkwardness of it all.

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