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My name is Joe I Was born and raised in California and now live in kent, ohio...

Im married with a 2 year old son now, im a gamer in a half (the wife loves it)

I worked for eb games and gamestop for a few years as a assistant manager, but now do computer tech support for matcotools....

Im a quake head, love quake/quake2/quake3/quake live.... still play and been doing so for 14 years....carmack is god...my first fps was of course wolf3d followed by doom.

Love all kinds of games, my favorite to this day is still Final Fantasy VII just the story alone was amazing...I love RPGs, action rpgs, Racing, Action adventure, yeah pretty much anything...

I have a habit of buying games and never playing them, im backlogged 10 games i havent even touched...well i touched them once....for instance im playing red dead redemption but also started kinda playing 3d heroes which is amazing, but now im playing blur haha...

I used to have a 360 but I traded it in for a ps3 slim love the blu ray...360 i love you still but you are made like crap...Pc gamers all the way mouse and kb for First person anything....



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