To quickly put it out there
, I'll let everyone know that this is my very first time I've ever had the opportunity to blog. I've looked around the community and grown rather fond of the unique tone of humor and intellect, so I figured that blogging couldn't be the worst thing in the world and that I'd give it a shot.
Feel more than free to critique, I'm sure I'll need it.
I've become familiar with the D-toid site over the last few months and I'm very glad I have. I find it to be an absolutely wonderful video game community with some of the most funny and insightful personalities I've ever known. I was first sucked in by Anthony Burch's Rev Rants
followed by his and Ashley's HAWP
series. I started to wander around the site a bit, found a few interesting articles, listened to a couple of Pod-toids, and have been hooked ever since.
I'll admit it, for a good while, I was a big fan of Nintendo. I can't say that anyone could blame me though, I grew up with them. I loved my SNES, and since those days, I've still been a kid at heart. The N64 was brilliant, hell, I'll even give the Gamecube a thumbs up because it had solid, unforgettable titles (though it ran dry after awhile and I had to buy a PS2). However, the Wii's been upsetting to say the least. I appreciate the innovation of it, it's extremely original and I'm not saying that I don't like Nintendo anymore, but I can't play much of anything on the Wii these days. Wii sports and Super Smash Brothers Brawl
sort of lose their glimmer after awhile. I need a true gamer's console, and that's hopefully where that 360 will factor in.
To keep me at ease I'm fiddling around Chrono Trigger
and Space Invaders Extreme 2
on my DS lite and revisiting old Playstation and PS2 games (perhaps play through the MGS series again?) until Christmas rolls around.
(And who could ever forget a line like this?)
Outside of gaming though, I'm into creating small artsy things every once in awhile, though never anything that I could ever consider true art. I'm basically into everything that isn't drawing, canvas painting (both of which I'm awful at) or sculpting. Stuff like coloring or modifying clothing, building and painting sets for theater shows, making a thing or two out of duct tape, making those neat time exposure pictures with flashlights, taking photos of peculiar things, you get the idea. I can't honestly think of myself as an artist, but I like to have as much fun with every possible medium of art as I can. If desired, I could post some pictures in separate blog post later on, but we'll see.
Aside from that, I'm greatly involved in the technical aspects my school's theater program. Creating scenery from the ground up with a bunch of oddballs is something I've grown to love. I've got a band thrown together with a couple of friends who I enjoy playing with and generally existing around. Just covers mostly, but it's still good fun. And I'm also a huge fan of cartoons generally, specifically Avatar: The Last Airbender
, Invader Zim
, and Venture Brothers
Yes, yes, alright, I understand that watching cartoons isn't something that's as involving as the previous two tidbits, but it's still just as important!
I loves me my cartoons.
Well, I suppose that sums it all up.
I hope that this provides a bit of insight into who I am as a Destructoid fan and gamer alike.
Hopefully I get to know a lot of you in the D-toid community, feel free to message me if you want to talk because I know I'll be sticking around for awhile.
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