Rob has played video games since he was tall enough to see the arcade cabinet screens at the dawn of the 1980s, learned to read from comics and dinosaur books before he entered kindergarten and once ran a D&D session that his grandmother played in. Suffice it to say, he’s got this geek thing pretty nailed down. CFD! is just the latest chapter.
Favorites: Coke Zero, tabletop RPGs, Nightcrawler, the MegaTen series, Steam sales, rats, the Cthulhu Mythos and the smell of fresh plastic.
Favorites: Shadow of the Colossus, Dead Space 2, Dwarf Fortress, Minecraft and the “magic” of OnLive’s streaming video game service
Favorites: RPGs, first/third Person shooters, vodka, mackin’ on Twitter friends, Doctor Who.
Favorites: Chinese martial arts films; the games of Warren Spector, Ken Levine, BioWare, and the Elder Scrolls series; RPGs; David Lynch; Philip K Dick; Wong Kar Wai; Thomas Pynchon; and green tea.
Favorites: PC gamer elitism, Blizzard games, DotA/LoL, shooters, RPGs and their unholy progeny, laying down sick beats on the drums in Rock Band, playing actual drums remarkably poorly.
Favorites: EA Sports titles, Mass Effect, Bethesda RPGs and online shooters.
Favourites: Final Fantasy, tactical espionage action, Apple, Elder Scrolls, Dexter and tattoos.
Favorites: Open-world games, RPGs, adventure games, writing, playing violin, and wishing that Rock Band would finally make a violin game.
Favorites: ActRaiser, BioShock, Final Fantasy IV, Portal, U.N. Squadron, and garlic bread.
Favorites: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn, Planescape: Torment, The Elder Scrolls, Assassin’s Creed, Mass Effect, FIFA, The Lord of the Rings Online, every MMO ever.
Favourites: The Dresden Files, Clive Barker, LARPs, point and click adventure games, tabletop RPGs and other forms of dice flinging and arbitrary use of the letter “u.”