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Not sure what to write here, so i'll go by the guidelines Mr. Destructoid left up here for me.
I got into gaming by birthright. In no time after my age progression I was playing the Nintendo Entertainment System, and later the SEGA Genesis. My favorite games of all time are Sonic CD, Metal Gear Solid (Series), and Rock Band. I'm not particularly into any games as of lately due to college preparations for the Spring, but if I were to name one, i've been playing Rock Band 2 an awful lot now that the Rock Band Network is in full swing. If i'd like to get fancy, i wouldnt add photos or rows of stuff, instead i'd put on a nice suit, find a nice pimp-looking cane, dawn a bowlers cap, and strut through the internets looking for people to nicely destroy. -Steve
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