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Andy is Destructoid's Community Manager, and he's here to serve! Need help getting your blog noticed? Questions about a contest? Trouble with another user? His e-door is (almost) always open!

andy@destructoid.com
@mrandydixon

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I look like this:



I have two awesome kids:



And a hot wife:



Also, I like Mountain Dew and Half-Life 2.

Disclosure Statement

I have never been directly involved with the creation or publication of any videogame. However, I have backed the following gaming-related Kickstarter campaigns:

Double Fine Adventure
Dragged Away: A Night to Remember
Gaymer X
Spaceteam Admiral's Club Relaunch
'Sup, Holmes? Season 3
Wasteland 2

And previously supported one gaming-related Patreon:

Phil and Spencer

I also follow and am followed by some indie game developers on Twitter, and am friends with a few on Facebook. And given that I am a videogame fan first and foremost, I've been known to sing the praises of the games and developers I like, but I will always endeavor to disclose any relationship (however insignificant) I may have with the people involved with the creation of said game in the event that I write about them. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to ask.
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When I created my Destructoid account back in 2009, I never dreamed I'd be writing this blog. Hell, come to think of it, I never dreamed I'd be writing any blogs.

You see, my Dtoid career -- like many of yours, no doubt -- started as a front page commenter. My RSS fed me articles, and I gobbled them up like that big sand boner from Tremors gobbled people. Saw an article I thought was cool? I wrote, "Cool!" Saw something I didn't agree with? I wrote, "Jim Sterling is fat."

And that -- plus a generous peppering of boners and hahahahahas amongst the cblogs -- was the extent of my involvement.

It wasn't until much later, when I took the plunge and wrote my very first blog, that I truly realized what an amazing community this place had cultivated. Since then, I've become an active participant in Friday Night Fights, sent in countless news tips, commented on more front page articles, cblogs and forum threads than I can count, stalked the editors and writers on Twitter, donned every Dtoid shirt I could get my hands on, performed embarassing acts with a little, green, bobble-headed man, and enjoyed the company of some of the best friends I've ever had the pleasure of knowing.


Not shown: my friends.

To claim that I simply love this place would be doing it a disservice; it is literally an integral part of my day-to-day life, so much so that I feel genuinely homesick when I am away for too long. So believe me when I say that I was both humbled and overjoyed when Hamza called me this morning and offered the job of US Community Manager!

My role here will change only slightly. It will remain my goal to make Destructoid a positive experience for current members and new blood alike, and to lead by example as an active, encouraging and helpful community member. In addition, Iíll be lending my hand on the front page where needed, as well as helping out with official Dtoid events when asked.

Oh, and I got to change my pic to black and white and have my name put in caps. So thereís that, too :)

Destructoid has meant so much to so many throughout the years, and I am thankful and honored to finally be able to give back to the place that has given so much to me. Thank you all for making this the greatest goddamn site on the web, and for giving me an excuse to spend all day, every day talking about videogames.



<3 and boners,
Mr Andy Dixon
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