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My Expertise: Platformers

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Not to sound so egotistical or anything, but I tend to kick ass at all games. Well expect RTS games, I don't like thems. FPS, RPG, Action/Adventure, I excel at, and I ain't to shabby at those fighters either. As great as I may be at those games, I have the gift of being very good at platformers. Like very good. I always have been.

Growing up on the Nintendo systems, I spent most my time playing Mario and Megaman games. When I wasn't playing, I was watching my brothers play, trying to learn new techniques from them. Eventually I was better then they were at the beloved Mario games.

When the N64 came out, a new kind of Mario platformer hit the world, the 3-D platformer. Nintendo did a great job at bringing Mario into the 3-D gaming world. After that Nintendo continued to make great 3-D platforming Mario games, followed by a couple great sidescrolling platformers later on. Despite the drastic change in the platforming world, I still excelled at it over anything else gaming wise. As I was told since I was a kid, I make platforming look easy.

Super Mario Galaxy has to by my favorite most recent platformer. Its a whole lotta fun, and a talented enough person can my that game look like beautifull art... Not that it already isn't beautifull art. I do believe I am one of those kind of talented people.

Platformers will still as always, be my favorite genre of games. I'll never stop loving those great sidescrolling Kirby games on the handhelds, and the big 3-D Mario platformers on the consoles. Lets admit, thats Nintendo's expertise. Its the reason why I will always buy Nintendo systems. Their expertise is my expertise and it always will be.


An oldy, by a goody. Heh, thanks Nintendo.
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About RetroSoldierone of us since 4:05 PM on 12.21.2009

How'd I get into gaming. Go figure I was only three years old. It was past the NES era and even the SNES had been out for sometime now. But my family was poor and I knew little about anything games. I was only freakin' three years old afterall.

My dad could finally afford an NES so he bought one from a pawn shop one day. He got SUper MArio Bros. 1 ,2 and 3, Duck Hunt, the first Lolo, and Kirby's Adventure. My dad wanted to play SMB3 first, so he showed my brother how to do it. I was blown away watching my dad teach my brother how to play. All I could say after that was gimme, gimme, gimme, I want a turn. I will never forget how amazing SMB3 seemed to me. So I played and played. After that I went on to our other games and beat those ones up too.

I started out with an NES, but thats not where it stopped. My dad later bought an SNES. By then me and my two brothers were heavy into games and begged our mother to buy us an N64. I will never forget how awesome Super MArio 64 was and the Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time. After that we begged my mother for a gamecube. By now I was playing video games the most and could beat my brothers hands down at anything.

I got a job. I started to buy my own games and systems from there. My brothers had fallen out of the video game scene and I was the kid no one wanted to play video games with. I bought myself a Wii and soon after an XBox360, future plans are with a PS3 as well. On top of th I haved owned every Nintendo portable system... besides a Virtual Boy.

I don't do online multiplayer, nor do I play games for Multiplayer. I play them for the one player experiences. But if you wanted to come to my house and play some Left4Dead, I wouldn't turn you down. I just much prefer the face to face method of playing multiplayer. I ain't a competitive person so your gamer score doesn't mean a dime to me.

But here is my gamer tag widget anyways, cause I think its really cute!

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