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DC Comics, Beethoven, Washington Nationals Baseball, Writing, Preaching, Religious Studies, Music, Playing Acoustic Guitar, Poetry
Super Mario Bros.
Madden 92 & 93
Streets of Rage 2
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Final Fantasy X and X-II
Diablo III: Eternal Collection
When I started playing video games back in 1988, it was because of Nintendo. When I got a NES for my 8th birthday, and started playing games like Super Mario Bros., Duck Hunt, Kung Fu, and Rad Racer, I fell in love with the home console market. Really, that's how it all got started.
The first RPG I remember playing was Final Fantasy. I didn't know at the time that I had to "equip" gear after I bought it. Once I realized that the capital "E" meant equipped, I got hooked on Final Fantasy, and then RPG's in general.
What I value the most in an RPG (or any game really) is whether it is fun to play. If the game isn't fun to play, I can't play it. Don't get me wrong, I value a good story, the graphics, the soundtrack, and level design. But as a gamer I don't want to be too frustrated playing a game.
These days I'm hoping to venture into new arenas for RPG's, titles I haven't tried before. If you want to suggest any, hit me up on my Twitter and we can hold a conversation. I've been gaming over 30 years, so I do have a catalogue of games. But, that doesn't mean I won't try something out and see if I like it.
Along with doing RPG stuff here, I'm also a published poet and I work in the entertainment industry. I'm learning the guitar and I'm interested in different religious topics too, if that's your cup of tea.
I do hope you enjoy your stay here at RPGamer.com.
Oh, one last thing. The origin of my Gamertag/PSN ID is that I found the word Thuroros in the Greek Translation of the Old Testament, and it means "gatekeeper." I thought that sounded like a powerful position to have, so I've used that for many years now.