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My name, my "quest" and the wingspan of an African swallow.

I could have sworn I just introduced myself this time last week, but I guess I can say a little more since everyone else seems to be so open about this.

So my name is Nia. It is both of Gaelic and Swahili origin, meaning "radiant" in Gaelic and "goal, purpose" in Swahili. Since the Swahili version turned out to be more popular, some people seem disappointed when my name is called and they see I'm white. Then if they find out I put the "Gae" in "Gaelic" and they're a guy, they're usually a little more disappointed.

Am I radiant? I might glow after a couple ciders or I really work on the make-up. Do I have goals or a purpose? Not particularly, I wander aimlessly, but I only ever get lost because whoever did the street layout to downtown was full of shit.

But that's not the Urban Dictionary take on "Nia," is it? So let's look at that

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About Whispering Willowone of us since 2:32 PM on 12.21.2012

Member of the Destructoid community team, moderator, hunter (or is that hoonter?), part-time Roegadyn and fae regent.

My favorite weapons are the claymore, the Mk. 22 tranquilizer pistol and the banhammer.

For other things and stuff about me you can read here, here and here. You will learn of my origins, my trials and tribulations and how I became a Level 80 superpixie!

Some of my favorite games:

Super Metroid
Metroid Prime
Metroid Zero Mission
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne
Shin Megami Tensei IV
Digital Devil Saga
Devil Summoner 2
Devil Survivor
Persona 3 Portable
Persona 4 Golden
Final Fantasy VI
Final Fantasy VIII
Final Fantasy X/X-2
Final Fantasy XI
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
Shenmue II
Jet Set Radio
Jet Set Radio Future
Shadow of the Colossus
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
Deus Ex
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Fallout: New Vegas
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Freedom Wars
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
Dissidia Duodecim
Soulcalibur II
Shovel Knight
The Binding of Isaac
Dead Cells
Ghost of Tsushima

...and more!