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Gamer since the 80s and totally loving the retro revival and chiptunes. Had every Nintendo console (even Virtual Boy!) since the NES, currently a proud owner of a DS, Wii, PS3, and PSP and no hate for any of the Big 3 (even if Nintendo will always have a special place in my heart). The best part is, all my current platforms besides my DS were gifts from people to me.

My favorite games of all time (even if just for novelty and niche):

Neverhood series
Super Mario Galaxy, 64, New Super Mario,
Final Fantasy 4, 6, 8, 9, 10
Resident Evil 4
Silent Hill series
Zelda series
Metal Gear Solid series
God of War series
Prince of Persia Sands of Time and Two Thrones
Eternal Darkness
Fallout series (I prefer the classic)

Otherwise, I am listening and watching 80s and 90s music and TV or movies, since I can't stand most of the stuff out there that's for people with ADD, as well as the soulless music both polluting the airwaves.

Also an avid book reader with love for sci-fi, urban fantasy, abstract history, philosophy, and spirituality.

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