This edition of Gamer Spotlight shines on Ranificent1! Sit back, grab a cold adult beverage and enjoy learning about Ranificent1! Congrats!This article was originally published in blog:
What does your Gamertag mean?
There's an old song by Special Ed called "I'm the Magnificent", so a friends starting saying "He's...the Ranificent" everytime he saw me as a joke. Also, my wife picked my Gamertag while I was at work to surprise me when I got home that I was officially on XBL. I thought of changing it to LowKDR or something cool lol
How old are you?
Where do you live?
Claymont Delaware, just south of Philly for those who don't know where DE is
Do you have any kids? If so, whatare their ages?
1 beautiful 4 yr old who is my world!
How did you learn or hear about AGE and what brought you to ourcommunity?
Raging H8 is an old friend and told me about playing Gears1 with members of AGEand that' I should check out the website so I did...yeah, now you know who's to blame for me. Commence the stoning!
How long have you been playing video games?
How long have you been playing games online?
going on 3 yrs now, I was a bit late to the party on the whole multiplayer thingy
What's your favorite game to play online?
right now I'd say Gears 3, MW3, and Trials Evo
What was the first game you played online?
Gears 2, That's where I met VDub........yeah...thanks again Raging lol
What was the first game you played online with fellow AGE members, if you can remember?
Gears 2, and MW2
Is there an arch nemesis on Live that you always feel is your bestcompetition or someone you always want to beat?
Mudd for wager matches on Blops, there's something about the sound of my tomahawk hitting his face that just feels right, you know? And Ender dot, Ender dot is the white dot that's torments me on Trials Evo
When you sign on to Live is there someone you always look for to playonline with?
PPW RagingH8 Graphlin Lumpy VDub ThirdMartini LastUrsa IceLion Ruin Kaldesh CharlieDont5urf, and.....YOU!
Which do you prefer, single player or multiplayer games?
Multi all the way, spent my whole life playing single players.....still haven't even touched the campaign for MW3 lol, Gears I love the campaigns though
Which do you prefer, ranked or unranked games?
Either works for me
Which do you prefer, co-op or multiplayer?
Multiplayer, but I don't mind co-op
Which, if any, achievements are you most proud of?
My Kid. Gamewise, winning my first Badge with Team PMS (Gears on Tap baby!), that time I posted on Beach Head on Trials Evo was not easy, that being said, neither was defeating the Queen in Gears 3 on Hardcore was also a B...it's a tossup
Do you play inverted or normal?
normal, I think
What is your first video game memory?
my mom playing Tempest in the arcade when I was 3 lol, then Pong, the Atari Pacman, Beserk, and Combat
What game systems do you own or have owned in the past?
I have had Pong, Atari, Commodore 64, Sega MS, Sega Genesis, Sega Saturn, Sega Dreamcast, NES, Super NES, N64, all Gameboy's (except the new 3DS) and Sega Game Gear, PSP, Atari Lynx, Atari 7200, TurboGraffix(Bonk and Splatterhouse!), Gamecube, PS1, PS2, and Xbox 360
What is your favorite video game of all time, and why?
Oh man, that's tough. I love the GOW series,
If you could only own one system (from systems now or from the past) fromnow on which one would it be? and why?
Xbox, cause they are releasing alot of the classic games on XBLA anyways lol. I love the whole MP experience also
If you could only own one game for the above system from now on which onewould it be? and why?
I would say Black Ops cause i could play Sticks and Stones forever
If you could create your own video game, what would it be?
RepairMan Ran saves the day....again! You don't want to know
Who is your favorite video game character?
Kratos, He's the F'n man. Might buy a PS3 just to finish that series out
Who is your favorite video developer?
What do you do for a living/work?
Maintenace tech, I fix things that break, everything that breaks. I go from working on circuit boards for HVAC systems to unclogging your sink in no time!
What game has consumed the most hours of your time in the past month?
MW3 and Trials
What game has consumed the most hours of your time in the past year?
Do you play Windows casual games at home/work? Which ones?(solitaire/minesweeper/hearts/pinball etc.)
Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?
I'm not allowed to own pets....since the incident...I have a fish
What’s your favorite animal?
What other interests do you have outside of gaming; hobbies, sports,associations, family, etc?
My little girl and my wife of course. I'm also an avid pool player, I enjoy baseball, martial arts, and feets of agility that I can't possibly do anymore. The Xbox has taken over the rest
What's your favorite movie?
BillyJack (Wierd, I know, but when I was a kid the message of that movie just seemed so powerful and righteous it stuck with me)
What is your favorite type of movie; horror, action, comedy, sci-fi,thriller, etc?
Horror action and Sci-fi
Who are your favorite actor and actress?
Gary Oldman and Jodie Foster
What's your favorite TV Show?
Married with Children lol, and Naruto even though it's in Japanese with subtitles
Who is your favorite band?
Jame Taylor, Metallica, Tribe called Quest, Danzig, Tupac, Sex Pistols, Nirvana and Pearl Jam, and The Cure was awesome
What is your favorite song?
Fire and Rain by James Taylor
What's your favorite food?
Doritos Locos Tacos Forever holmes!
What's your favorite candy
What's in your CD player right now?
What's your favorite car?
My 84 Camaro (RIP)
Besides the AGE site what other sites do you visit regularly?
I use Twitter, I watch Naruto and read Manga online but that's about it
PC or Mac?
Are you right handed or left handed?
What is your favorite season of the year (Summer/Winter/Spring/Fall)?
Spring, cause it reminds me that life goes on
Where is your favorite place to go on vacation?
What, if any, is your favorite comic book?
If you have a favorite comic book, who is your favorite character?
If you have a favorite comic book, which is your favorite Marvel or DC orother?
Marvel, but DC will always have a piece of my heart
If you could do anything for a living what would it be and why?
Nothing, in my perfect world (in my head) I have enough money to care for my family and not worry for them and have free time to do whatever they want to do
If you could do anything for a day what would it be and why?
Take my kid to Disneyland, I never had the chance and I want her to experience all the things I was unable to
If you could meet anybody living or dead who would it be and why?
tough one, I'd say Mike Tyson cause talking with him face to face would be great till he beat me up for laughing at him and doing my awesome impersonations of him..."Your no better than me, you just got a better F@#k you hand than I do" lol, he's the man
What upcoming games are you planning on getting?
RE6, Black Ops 2, the new Gears when it comes out
If you don't have a Wii or PS3 do you plan on getting one?
No, unless I suddenly get a buttload of money and decide I want to beat GOW3
What's the best thing about AGE?
This community has changed my life. The people, the events, it's like a second disguntled family lol. The best thing about AGE is the AGERS!
What, if anything, can we at AGE do to make this a better place?
Ban VDub, IMO, would go along way with alot of people around here (Just kidding, or am I? ). In all honesty, I think it's perfect the way it is. Thanks everyone for being you and Thanks for the op. to tell you alittle about myself.