I�m Oran, a fifteen year-old gamer and Scottish native. I�ve been gaming for as long as I can remember and my love for the pastime has grown exponentially (HELL YEAH) since early childhood, back when I was allowed to crap in my pants and I wasn�t mocked for my love of the Pok�mon
games. The golden days.
I�m a thoroughly �modern� gamer, and I�m a little ashamed of that. I am most comfortable with games from this generation and the previous, but I�ve played games from past generations, such as Super Mario 64
, Mario Kart 64
and a few of the Castlevania
I discovered Destructoid after purchasing Deadly Premonition
, the cover of which boasts a 10/10 rating from Jim Sterling. I visited the website to check out the review, and accidentally stumbled upon the Community Blogs. Previously, I had been experimenting with GameSpot�s blogging feature but I quickly tired of that and, thusly, the Community Blogs presented a perfect alternative.
I�m hoping to break into gaemz jarnalizm. I feel I have a serviceable command of the English language and I realise that I have plenty of time to hone my mad skillz, blud. I follow the gaming industry with avid interest and I have the ability to formulate convincing arguments; arguments which I take care to support with fact. I�m going to stop whoring myself out now, but if you know of anywhere a budding writer can test his skills -- other than Destructoid itself, of course -- then please let me know. I will love you eternally.
Obligatory list of favourite games (in no particular order): GB/GBC/GBA
Virtually every Pok�mon
!) Chzo Mythos L'Abbaye Des Morts Digital -- A Love Story PS2 Black Burnout Burnout 2 Downhill Domination Resident Evil 4 Resident Evil -- Code Veronica X Xbox Destroy All Humans! Destroy All Humans! 2 Deus Ex: Invisible War Evil Dead: Regeneration Fable Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Gun Hitman: Blood Money Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction The Suffering Thief: Deadly Shadows TimeSplitters 2 Tom Clancy�s Splinter Cell Xbox 360 Alan Wake Armored Core 4 Assassin's Creed BioShock Blue Dragon Condemned: Criminal Origins Crackdown Dead Rising Dead Space Deadly Premonition Eternal Sonata Fable II Fallout 3 Fallout: New Vegas Gears of War Gears of War 2 Grand Theft Auto IV Half-Life 2 Just Cause 2 Left 4 Dead Lost Planet Mirror�s Edge Portal Prey Project Sylpheed Prototype Saints Row 2 The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion