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My first blog ever... that isn't about lesbian robots.*

Hello friends, I'm a long time addict to this wonderful site and have finally gotten the up nerve to write an intro blog and maybe start being a little more active in the site which I visit countless times per day.

With regards to me the person, the gist is this: I'm a 20 year old college student at Southwestern (a small liberal arts university in Georgetown, TX) studying rhetoric, media communications, and mandarin. When I am not in class or working am I most likely to be either visiting this site or masturbating furiously (these two are not mutually exclusive).

My first introduction to games was thanks to my older brother, who indoctrinated me with 16bit JRPGs. As such, my most fond memories of gaming during the ages of 8-12 consist mostly of me either playing FFIV, FFV (as a Japanese ROM) FFVI, Chrono Trigger, Super Mario RPG or watching my brother play them. It was actually a tradition all the way through the PSX era for whenever one of us was playing an RPG for the other to do all the voices for any of the dialogue (but I'll save that for another post). Sibling bonding at its best. The first system I ever "bought" was a PSX from my older nephew in exchange for my brother's copy of Chrono Trigger (which I don't know if he ever forgave for doing). From that point on my gaming history was one filled with magic, whimsy, and other fruity sounding adjectives.

[FFVI is my jam. As part of a personal tradition, in playing it once a year I still get something new out of it every time. The beauty of some of these games is the way that they gain continual new meaning as you accumulate new knowledge and personal experiences.]

As far as the other games I play, you can probably get a good idea of what I like from looking at the lists to the right. These lists of my favorite games on older systems are not set in stone, as I am always in the process of playing through older games I missed the first time around (such as Earthbound or Majora's Mask).

Well anyway, I think this is about all I have to say for this first post, hopefully it came out okay. I've always been intimidated by the levels of awesomeness contained within these cblogs. That's another way of saying y'all give me a mind boner.

(Where I steal my profile pic from)

*This is not say I've ever written about lesbian robots, I just wanted to clarify.
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About Brandnamecommercialone of us since 12:48 PM on 07.23.2007

I'm a 20 year old college student studying outside of Austin, TX.
I also like games, a lot. And this site, a lot.

My Action Bio: In the year 20XX I will be hired by Doctor Wily to defeat that blasted Mega Man fellow. I will defeat him and then absorb his special ability, just so he gets to know what it feels like.

My Turn-based Bio: I will walk around and arbitrarily talk to everyone in my small village, only to have it burst into flames the next day. I will awaken the only survivor of the mysterious fiery explosion but with no recollection of my past or who I am. I'll head to the nearest town and get a job at the local item shop. Eventually I'll forget about the whole explosion nonsense and start a family with that person who stands in front of town to tell people what town she's standing in front of.

PSN: BrandNameC
Currently Playing:
-Resonance of Fate
-Breath of Fire IV

Want to be Playing
1) God of War 3
2) No More Heroes 2
3) Super Street Fighter IV
4) Heavy Rain

My favourite 5 games on the systems I currently own/play:

SNES: Chrono Trigger, FFVI, Super Mario RPG, Kirby Super Star, SMW 2: Yoshi' Island

PSX: FF VIII, Xenogears, Final Fantasy Tactics, Chrono Cross, Breath of Fire IV

DC: Rez, Marvel v Capcom 2, Shenmue II, Powerstone 2, Samba de Amigo

PS2: Persona 4, FFX, Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence, Devil May Cry 3, Suikoden III

GC: LoZ: Wind Waker, Tales of Symphonia, Animal Crossing, SSBM, Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes

Wii: Super Mario Galaxy, RE4: Wii Edition, SSBB, Zak & Wiki, Okami

PS3: Valkyria Chronicles, Uncharted 2, Metal Gear Solid 4, Demon's Souls, Burnout: Paradise

GBA: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, LoZ: Minish Cap, Golden Sun, Tactics Ogre: The Knights of Lotus, Pokemon Sapphire

DS: Pokemon Diamond, Animal Crossing Wild World, M&L: Bowser's Inside Story, Professor Layton and the Curious Village, Castlevania: PoR

PSP: FFT: War of the Lions, FFVII: Crisis Core, Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth, Lumines, Metal Gear Ac!d

My Top 5 systems:
2. PS2
3. DC
4. PS3
5. PSX

This is from the not too distant future; next Sunday, A.D.

My musical heroes.

I'm not really someone who watches much anime at all (Cowboy Beebop and Gurren Lagann notable exceptions) but I just can't help but find this show adorable and hilarious.

PSN ID:BrandNameC
Mii code:2502 4317 0432 9811


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