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I am the King of Fighters (for now)

Today, via RecordSetter, I have claimed ownership of the world's largest collection of fighting games. Under the rules I have submitted, the record stands at 244. The thing is, I'm pretty sure I don't deserve the record. My intent is to ...


Merry Christmas D-Toid

Yeah, I haven't updated in a damn long time, but one must continue some traditions. I'm hoping that the new year offers me more chances to share with this community. More games, more conventions, more fake holidays and so on. Anyway, I ...


Goodbye MoMo's

(Photo by Tim Static) Last week, gaming lost another great place. It wasn't an arcade. It wasn't a store. In fact, there wasn't anything related to video games as part of the place at all. But many gamers hold it in a high place for what...


Giving: My introduction to gaming

The way I figure it, based on my memories and checking release dates, today marks 30 years since I was introduced to gaming. That, up there is the big gift that awaited me along with my brother and sister on Christmas morning, 1981. The ...


Why do I do this to myself?

Was it just pure morbid curiosity? Was it the long wait? Was it the fact that it was now under $10? Everything said about this game... it's all true. The lacking gameplay, the reliance on checkpoint saves, the dodgy engine, the awful jok...


What I saw (and got) at NerdPow!

Over the weekend here in Columbus was NerdPow!, a dedicated video game convention. The con itself was rather small, taking up only several of the basement rooms at the Hyatt Regency, everything else was taken up by a disturbing, pedophile-a...


Creating an ideal retro setup.

Perhaps it's the accumulation of a lifetime of gaming. Perhaps it was just an ambition I knew I could achieve. Perhaps I wanted something I could put in the background of a video. Perhaps I wanted to do something with all my extra equipme...


What I got at Corgs-Con

On Saturday, Corgs-Con was held in an empty tax accountant office in the southern side of Columbus. Vendors filled tables with various retro systems, games, and other items. There were piles of cartridges, rare systems, many import titles...


About Paul Sone of us since 11:21 PM on 11.28.2006

PSN: Paul_Soth
Steam: Paul Soth
Farcebook: Here

An aging hand at all of this, from the Golden Age of the 2600 to the networked crap of today. Been there, done that, wants more.

Inane Facts:

* Once had aspirations of becoming an Apple // software pirate (What? Like you were never 14...).

* Has attended at least two conventions a year since 1995.

* While working at Micro Center's distribution warehouse in the summer of 2000, witnessed over 200 copies of Daikatana set to be shipped to one store and one store alone.

* Was once paid in parts while working at a small computer repair shop.

* Co-Accepted the Origins Game of the Year Award for Hackmaster.

* Perhaps the first man in North America to cosplay a character from Cave Story (the Doctor).

* Once played Street Fighter the Movie: The Game on a PS3 that never worked properly since. The game became known for it's destructive properties.
PSN ID:Paul_Soth
Steam ID:paulsoth


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