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LONG BLOG

A Startling Confession

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I swear, it's like a bunch of Nintendo Execs sat down one day and said "Our primary goal with this system is to take this girl named Karen, a.k.a. Gaming Goddess located somewhere in the Eastern United States, and turn her into a drooling-at-the-mouth, DS-addicted, stylus-tapping zombie. Our research indicates that we can best accomplish this goal by putting out a constant stream of classic JRPG remakes, brand-new JRPGs with that delicious 'new car smell', the most hard-as-hell roguelikes ever to be seen on any console ever, and the very best innovative puzzle games of this generation. Oh, and there is NO EXCUSE for any game to be lacking a dungeon-- anyone who publishes a game that does not include dungeon-crawling in some capacity will receive 30 lashes. BEGIN!"

I don't know what I did to become so important to Nintendo's corporate strategy, but if ever there was a product that seemed as though it were designed just for me, it's the DS. Almost every game in the library looks tempting, and as if that weren't enough, I can play in bed. The only thing that's missing is a personal slave to be dropping grapes and M&Ms into my mouth while I play.

Ultimately, I guess what I'm saying here is that you shouldn't blame me for being behind the times where consoles are concerned; it's not my fault that I am mysteriously at the center of a vast Nintendo conspiracy that causes me to be all but physically grafted to my DS, as though it were the result of some grisly surgical procedure. I'm the victim here-- really.
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About GamingGoddessone of us since 12:13 AM on 08.27.2008

Links to all things Me:

My Personal Blog
Because I occasionally think about things other than games (I know-- for shame!)
Currently doing a 20-year history of Nine Inch Nails, because apparently I don't have enough projects that are HUGE TIME-SUCKING MONSTERS. Anyway, I try to keep anything that's videogames-related on Gaming Goddess, but there's a little bit of inevitable crossover.

My graphic novel, Sterling
There is some videogame-related stuff in Sterling, particularly Final Fantasy, but that's not really the focus. Meant for adults, so don't say I didn't warn you:).

My Twitter I'm very conscious of twitter-spamming, so I try to tweet only when I update one of my blogs or comics. Some people can get away with constantly tweeting charming little witticisms and it's neat, but I think if you have any interest in my twitter at all, it should be useful, never a nuisance.

About the name Gaming Goddess: No, I do not have delusions of grandeur! At least, not about games!
The origin of GG is this: My boyfriend's Mom is REALLY good at Space Invaders and games like that, leading me to dub her the "8-bit Goddess". We decided that 8-bit Goddess would be a really good name for the gaming blog that I wanted to start, except it would be false advertising since I personally suck at 8-bit games. So I changed it to the more general Gaming Goddess-- so I'm good at some type of games, I just don't have to specify which ones:).

Of course, if my boyfriend's awesome mom wants to start a blog, she can be the 8-bit Goddess, and I will bow to her in humble submission.

Favorite Games:
Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VIII
Final Fantasy X
Final Fantasy Tactics
FFTA
Azure Dreams
Ehrgeiz
Vagrant Story
Parasite Eve
Tomb Raider
Tomb Raider II
Resident Evil 2
Metal Gear Solid
Izuna: Unemployed Ninja
Disgaea
X-Men Legends
X-Men Legends II
Tenchu: Stealth Assassins
Tenchu 2: Birth of the Ninja
Diablo II
.hack (the first batch)

Currently Playing:
I have decided to change this section to only what is in my consoles AT THE MOMENT as opposed to every game I'm technically in the middle of. Accuracy FTW.

DSi: Final Fantasy IV (It's amazing! Why did I wait so long?)
DS: ARMY OF MOOGLES, I mean, Final Fantasy VI
PS2: Odin Sphere
PSOne: Azure Dreams, Parasite Eve, Tomb Raider

Latest Fan Art:

Yeah, something new! Rydia's cool, people complain about the graphics in the new DS version of FFIV but I love the way the characters look...well, except for Rosa. The girl could use pants.

About Me:
I'm a starving artist/freelance writer/comic book artist/insert other vocation that makes very little money. If you're on Destructoid, chances are I am older than you. That kind of pisses me off.

Anyway, I'm working on some projects that I think might be of interest to some Dtoid readers, but I think I'll keep most of that stuff in my profile section, so the Cblogs won't be taken up with self-promotional posts from me. I'll add the info to my profile when I start my new comic and things like that.