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-Who He Be-


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Name: Damon R. Nagy

a.k.a.: Sentry, Jigglypuff, Jam

Blurb:
Damon is a twenty-something year-old manthing what currently "manages" an independently-owned games shoppe ("Game On!") in Denver, CO. He's entertained delusions of intelligence and relevance his entire life, and hopes to someday be recognized as a pundit in several fields, though his insatiable, insufferable ego will likely forever demand more. As it stands, the store he works at cannot afford to pay him, and as such his current gaming experiences are limited to those used titles that come through the store itself, or those rare occasions when his friends should happen to purchase something that he'd also like to play.

This fellow is arrogant, egocentric, narcissistic, and riddled with insecurities, anxieties, and contradictions, but occasionally - just every so often - manages to be a pretty okay, kinda' nice guy. A bit off-putting at first, but if you give him a chance he might just grow on you.

Also, he's very pleased to meet you.


(This one by Antwhan.)
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-Where He At-

E-Mail: Sentri@Gmail.com
Facebook: DNagy
Twitter: @Sentry_
last.fm: Syncopaiua
YouTube: Syncopaiua
MySpace: Lemon Lyman

Xbox LIVE: Sentri
PSN: Syncopated

Store Site: Game On!
Store Twitter: @GameOnDenver
Store YouTube: GameOnDenver
Store Steam: GODenver
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[Musing] E for Effort: In Good Faith

[Musing] I, the Author: I, the Metanarrative

-Other-

[Stereotoid guest review] "Stubbs the Zombie"
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-What He Play-
(as of February 25th, 2010)

At Current:
God of War III
Heavy Rain
Deadly Premonition
Uncharted 2
Mass Effect 2
Bit.Trip Core
Chulip
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Recently Completed:
Flower* (mmm~)
Bit.Trip Beat (jam~)
PixelJunk Shooter (jam~)
Beautiful Katamari (whee~)
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Hopes/Intends to Play/Purchase:
VVVVVV
Metroid: Other M
Noby Noby Boy
Fez
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
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-Favourite Mediastuffs-
(In alphabetical order, so as to avoid ranking.)

Videogames:


























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Movies:
28 Days Later
Almost Famous
As Good As It Gets
Batman Begins
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
Battle Royale
Beautiful Girls
Benny & Joon
The Boondock Saints
Brick
Casino Royale
Chasing Amy
Clue
The Court Jester
The Darjeeling Limited
The Dark Knight
Empire Records
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Everything Is Illuminated
The Fifth Element
The Glenn Miller Story
A Goofy Movie
Grosse Point Blank
Hackers
Hard Candy
High Fidelity
Howl's Moving Castle
The Hudsucker Proxy
Interstella 5555 (Daft Punk)
The Iron Giant
It's A Wonderful Life
Keeping The Faith
Kill Bill Vol. 2
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Ladyhawk
Layer Cake
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Little Shop of Horrors
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Lost In Translation
Love Actually
Man on the Moon
Maverick
Meet Joe Black
Memento
Mirrormask
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
My Fair Lady
My Neighbor Totoro
Newsies
Oldboy
Playing By Heart
Pleasantville
Porco Rosso
The Prestige
The Road To El Dorado
Rushmore
The Science of Sleep
Serenity
Shaun of the Dead
Sin City
Singin' in the Rain
SLC Punk
Slither
South Park: Bigger, Longer, & Uncut
Stay
Sunshine
Thank You For Smoking
Trainspotting
V For Vendetta
Vanilla Sky
What Dreams May Come
Whisper of the Heart
White Christmas
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

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It's somewhat unfortunate (from a game collector's point of view) that so many classic video-game cabinets should end up in the possession of a famous person, much less one of the greatest pop legends ever known to the United States.

Especially one that recently passed away.

Some rare items can be incredibly difficult for collectors to find, and even more difficult to obtain for a reasonable price. Not everybody has deep pockets, and it sucks when the added value of "Jacko owned this" is tacked onto the price tag. Chances are that so much cash will be thrown at so many things simply for the "piece of MJ" celebrity factor, far removed from the qualities or personality of the game itself.

With any luck, some serious collectors will manage to get a hand on some of the memorabilia that Michael managed to stash away over the years. Fortunately, it doesn't seem like he kept the rarest of the rare away from the public eye, so my posterity-bone need not worry itself over some forgotten classic winding up in the show room of a well-to-do that doesn't really give a damn.

In the meantime, those of us with lesser aspirations in cabinet collecting can amuse ourselves by checking out this nifty virtual tour of MJ's funtime belongings. Personally, I'd love to get my hands on Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Lethal Enforcers.



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